The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative is cited for its health-initiative outreach.
Seven faculty members in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine are recipients of 2010 teaching awards.
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.
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.
Penn’s Scotty Williams Named Golfer of the Year; Nine Other Penn Students Also Named to All-Area Teams
PHILADELPHIA -- Scotty Williams, a student at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named Golfer of the Year in the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Stars annual selection.
In addition, nine other Penn student-athletes were named to All-Area teams. They were selected by a vote of the members of the Philadelphia Area Sports Information Directors Association.
Williams was joined on the All-Area Men’s Golf team by fellow Penn student Chance Pipitone.
The International Communication Association (ICA), an esteemed academic association for scholars of human and mediated communication, today announced that Elihu Katz 's 1992 book (with Daniel Dayan of the French National Center for Scientific Research), Media Events: The Live Broadcasting of History (Harvard University Press), was selected to receive the 2010 ICA Fellows Book Award.