Charles Bernstein, a University of Pennsylvania English professor, is the recipient of the 2015 Janus Pannonius Grand Prize for Poetry, along with Guiseppe Conte of Italy.
Stanton Wortham has been named faculty director of the Online Learning Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Sept. 1. He is the Judy and Howard Berkowitz Professor in Penn’s Graduate School of Education.
The announcement was made by Provost Vincent Price and Beth Winkelstein, vice provost for education.
Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen
PennPraxis has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Getty Foundation to develop a conservation management plan for The George Nakashima House and Studio in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
PennDesign Team announced as the 1st Prize Winner for Vertical Cities International Design Competition
Over the course of the summer, six PennDesign students developed two alternate proposals as submittals for the Vertical Cities Asia International Design Competition, an event organized by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the World Future Foundation.
Miranda Lupion’s interest in Russian language, history and culture began at a young age and has deepened during her time as a student at the University of Pennsylvania.
Her elementary school offered basic Russian language instruction teaching the alphabet and singing songs, and she began listening to stories in Russian in the fourth grade.
Beginning with the 2015-2016 admissions cycle, the University of Pennsylvania will require all freshman applicants to submit the results of either the SAT or the ACT college entrance exams. In addition, Penn will recommend that each student submit the results of two SAT Subject Tests.
Dealing with the difficulties of family illnesses and financial problems inspired Mary Sun to study medicine and business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jason Morgan held a variety of jobs through his 30s, but it was a job lay-off during the economic downturn that led him to the University of Pennsylvania.
In 2009, Morgan lost his job as a wedding photographer but soon found a job as a clerk at a restaurant on the Penn campus.