Mary Beth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is profiled for her study of historically black colleges and universities.
Arts & Humanities
Federal Grant Will Enable Netter Center’s Nutrition Program to Expand Service to More High School Students
The Netter Center for Community Partnerships receives federal funding for its “Growing Together” program.
With graceful eyelashes, long flaxen hair and serene expression, the "Beauty of Xiaohe" seems to have just softly fallen to sleep-yet she last closed her eyes nearly 4,000 years ago. She was found, and excavated, in 2003, one of hundreds of spectacularly preserved mummies buried in the harsh desert sands of the vast Tarim Basin, in the Far Western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China.
“Naked: The University Collection Unveiled” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Aug. 28.
Featuring 35 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and photographs of the nude from the first century B.C.E. to the present, “Naked” showcases the history of beauty and the human body, documenting the evolution of the definition of beauty.
Stephen Morse of the Law School and the School of Medicine discusses neurolaw and the criminal mind.
Dr. Richard Beeman
Professor of History
University of Pennsylvania
Credentials and topics:
Dr. Beeman has been awarded the 2010 George Washington Book Prize for his “Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution” overturns longstanding mythical perceptions of our Founding Fathers as "demi-gods."