Victor Galli and Leah Abrams, students in the School of Arts Sciences, and Ian Penkala, a student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, discuss Penn’s vegetarian dining options.
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PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Technology Transfer has been honored with a Deal of Distinction Award by the Licensing Executive Society (USA and Canada) Inc.
The award was given for a collaborative research agreement forged earlier this year by Penn and pharmaceutical company Astra Zeneca that will make use of academic and private-industry resources to generate new Alzheimer’s disease drug candidates for clinical development.
PHILADELPHIA –- Writer Max Apple, a lecturer in creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania and longtime member of Penn’s Kelly Writers House community, has won a 2010 Pew Fellowship in the Arts.
He is among 12 Philadelphia-area artists awarded the $60,000 fellowships.
Apple has published three collections of stories, “The Oranging of America,” “Free Agents” and “The Jew of Home Depot”; two novels, “Zip “and “Propheteers”; and two books of non-fiction, “Roommates” and “I Love Gootie.”
Janice Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School discusses Philadelphia in-migration.
Andrew Dahlgren and Alexandra Schmidt-Ullrich of the School of Design are cited for being curators of “Philly Works.”
Director, Penn Humanities Forum
University of Pennsylvania
• Author of “The Economy of Prestige: Prizes, Awards and the Circulation of Cultural Value”
• Has taught a range of courses in 20th-century literature and culture, from general surveys of modernist and postmodernist literature to advanced seminars in globalization and critical theory.
When J. Michael DeAngelis leaves his day job as coordinator for the College's career-services team, he steps into another world where he is a playwright, actor and director. (Penn Current)