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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.”

History of Art PhD candidate Shannon Steiner awarded 2-year Kress Foundation Fellowship

Posted April 30, 2015

Shannon Steiner received a two-year Samuel H. Kress Foundation Institutional Fellowship at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte (Central Institute for Art History) in Munich, Germany, which will support her dissertation research on the subject of Byzantine cloisonné enamel. The Samuel H. Kress Foundation is a premier source of grant and fellowship support for the study, preservation, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Report from the Field: Amy Wojciechowski Talks Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Posted March 12, 2015

Amy Wojciechowski has been working with the Philadelphia Museum of Art Spotlight Educators program since August 2014.  This is her second position with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, having previously held a curatorial internship from September 2012 to November 2013 to work on the 2013-2014 exhibition Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis. The Spotlight Educators […]

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