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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 April 30, 2010

Faculty Members Receive 2010 Lindback and Provost’s Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Twelve University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been honored as recipients of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Provost’s Awards for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring.

The Lindback Awards, presented to members of Penn’s standing faculty since 1961, recognize distinguished teaching at colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic service area of Abbotts Dairies Inc.  Christian Lindback was president and principal of Abbott’s Dairies.  

Farsi Fluency Sought, but Classes Must Fill in for Immersion Method

April 26, 2010

Pardis Minuchehr of the School of Arts and Sciences says few universities offer Farsi degrees.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Proposal to Ban the Veil in France

Expert:
Dr. Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet
Associate Professor of History
Director of the Middle East Center
University of Pennsylvania

Credentials:
•    Author of “Frontier Fictions: Shaping the Iranian Nation”
•    Author of the forthcoming "The Making of the Great Satan: A History of US-Iranian Relations" and “Conceiving Citizens: Women, Sexuality and Religion in Modern Iran”