Tejvir Khurana of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for gene research.
PHILADELPHIA – Steven Hahn of the University of Pennsylvania has been elected to the 20-member Pulitzer Prize Board. Hahn is the Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of History at Penn.
Hahn won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 2004 for A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration. The book also received the Bancroft Prize for Best Book in American History and the Merle Curti Prize in Social History given by the Organization of American Historians.
PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann will present prominent Philadelphia philanthropist Raymond G. Perelman with the University of Pennsylvania Medal for Distinguished Achievement, one of the University’s highest honors, at an Oct. 26 reception celebrating the naming of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Write one of your hopes or fears onto a Post-It note, “sign” the note with your fingerprint and attach it to the wall. That’s what two local artists want you to do.
Judy Gelles and Linda Brenner have unveiled “Hopes and Fears Revisited,” a new interactive, mixed-media art installation on display at the Annenberg School. The official launch and opening reception is Thursday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m., but Penn students, staff and faculty have already begun to post their hopes and fears.
Young-Hoon Kim of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for research about accurate feedback for students.
Aaron Beck and Paul Grant of the Perelman School of Medicine are featured for research conducted on talk therapy with schizophrenics.
WHO: David Gibson, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Pennsylvania