Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the FLAS program offers undergraduate and graduate-level academic year and summer fellowships to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full time and who want to study a modern African, Middle Eastern or South Asian language as part of their academic life.
Arts & Humanities
A deal he struck with his parents has enabled recent University of Pennsylvania grad Zachary Levine to pursue his passion for conducting international relations on the Internet. Levine has spent the last three years as president of Dorm Room Diplomacy, a nonprofit that uses online videoconferences to foster mutual understanding between students in the West and Middle East.
On Jan. 20, the Center for Africana Studies presents the 14th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture in Social Justice.
The Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania presents Paul Strand: The Mexican Portfolio, a traveling exhibition organized by the Syracuse University Art Galleries. It opens to the public on January 31, 2015.
The University of Pennsylvania will remember Martin Luther King Jr. with its 20th Annual Commemorative Symposium on Social Change, a series of nearly 20 community events, Jan. 19-30.
Eight faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Penn Fellows. The announcement was made today by Penn Provost Vincent Price and Anita Allen, vice provost for faculty.
Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for curating an art exhibit titled “Represent
The Penn Shabbatones are highlighted for performing at the White House.
Two singing groups from the University of Pennsylvania earned coveted slots to sing at the White House for the president and first lady this month. The Penn Glee Club performed on Dec. 10 and the Shabbatones on Dec. 17.