Faculty & Staff

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Jury Duty

July 18, 2010

President Amy Gutmann is “spotted doing her civic duty at the Criminal Justice Center.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Traveling as a Professor

July 13, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on how normal discourse while traveling often leads to research topics.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151 July 15, 2010

Penn Law School Announces Four Recipients of 2010 Teaching Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Four teachers in the University of Pennsylvania Law School have received 2010 teaching awards.

Matthew Adler, the Leon Meltzer Professor of Law, has been honored with the A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course.  He has been honored twice with the Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching, and he has also received the University’s Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.

CFO of the Year: Large Nonprofit

July 9, 2010

Ralph Muller of the Health System discusses the University’s successful financial performance during the recession as Health System senior vice president of finance and CFO Keith Kasper is profiled.

Video: Ethics of Synthetic Biology, Part 1

July 9, 2010

President Amy Gutmann chairs a Washington, D.C., symposium on synthetic biology.

Article Source: C-SPAN

Bioethics Gets an Airing

July 7, 2010

President Amy Gutmann debates synthetic biology.

Article Source: Nature

Bahraini Students Hailed for Achievements

June 24, 2010

President Amy Gutmann visits Bahrain to strengthen educational ties.

Article Source: Gulf Daily News (Bahrain)
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn | 215-898-6460June 23, 2010

Nine from Penn Selected as American Council of Learned Societies 2010 Fellows and Grantees

PHILADELPHIA – Nine scholars from the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded American Council of Learned Societies fellowships and grants.

ACLS is a private, nonprofit federation of 70 national scholarly organizations.  Its mission is "the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies."

Penn fellows and grantees are:

Gary Papa ‘Run for Your Life’ Today

June 20, 2010

Anna Bottoms, Chris Ganister and Tom Guzzo make up the Penn Urology Team for the Philadelphia prostate cancer benefit event "Run for Your Life."

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)
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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 17, 2010

Penn Physicists Honored With 2010 Europhysics Prize

PHILADELPHIA -- Charles Kane and Eugene Mele of the University of Pennsylvania are among five scientists awarded the 2010 Europhysics Prize of the European Physical Society Condensed Matter Division for the theoretical prediction and experimental observation of the quantum spin Hall effect and topological insulators.