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Art Historian Catherine Soussloff (AB ’73, PhD ’82) delivers series of lectures at the College de France

Posted May 26, 2015

Catherine Soussloff (AB ’73, PhD ’82) was invited as a Visiting Lecturer at the College de France where she delivered a series of lectures on the topic “Michel Foucault on Painting.” The lectures relate to her next book project, Michel Foucault and Painting. Catherine Soussloff is Professor of Art History at the Peter Wall Institute […]

Xiao Wang wins Student Poster Prize from American Physical Society

Posted May 19, 2015

Xiao Wang, Ph.D candidate in Physics, has been chosen as one of the two winners of the 2015 Student Poster Prize by the Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago. Xiao’s project was titled: “Magnetic exchange interaction between Fe³+ and Ho³+ ions in hexagonal HoFeO3 thin films.”

9th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium; Christiane Hertel Honored

Posted April 9, 2015

Graduate students from both the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research convened for the 9th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium on April 9th 2015. The event, organized by the Graduate Student Association, kicked off the festivities of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, a nation-wide event founded […]

Chemistry graduate students make impressive showing at American Chemical Society’s poster competition

Posted April 2, 2015

The Philadelphia Younger Chemists Committee (of the American Chemical Society) held its 15th annual student poster session at the University of the Sciences on March 31st. Two graduate students from Dean Burgmayer’s lab, Doug Gisewhite (M.A. 2014) and Ben Williams (PhD candidate), co-presented their work, “Molybdenum Pyranopterin Dithiolene Complexes: Synthetic Models for Pyran Cyclization in […]

Report from the Field: Maggie Beeler co-organizes timely conference on cultural heritage preservation

Posted March 31, 2015

The tragic news of the violent destruction of ancient artifacts and cultural heritage sites in the Middle East by Islamic State militants has prompted widespread condemnation and outrage from around the globe. Maggie Beeler (PhD candidate in Archaeology) and colleagues from the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University have organized a conference that, in light […]

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