Student Archive

  • In partnership with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, History of Art graduate students participate in an object-based learning workshop.

  • A Q&A with PORES Director John Lapinski



  • Bonus content section for the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of the OMNIA magazine.

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan, C’85, was the guest speaker at this year’s graduation ceremony for the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences, held on May 14. Egan’s most recent novel, A Visit From the Goon Squad, won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. She is the author of four other books and numerous stories, and has also received honors for her nonfiction writing.

  • A new course brings together students from divergent disciplines with the hope of finding common ground.

  • Jessie Lu, C’17, held a summer 2016 internship working at the Philadelphia-based headquarters of the Foundation for the International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC).

  • In her senior year, Isabella Auchus, C’17, has already presented research at the annual conference of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) that may help us better understand and differentiate anxiety and depression.

  • Samuel Holzman, a doctoral student in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World, has discovered that Phrygian artifacts contradict descriptions found in Greek and Roman writing.

  • During Alumni Weekend 2017, presenters provided quick, expert takes on topics ranging from 3-D models of galaxies to the history of animal nutrition science.

  • Writing course offers creative study of the iconic songwriter and Nobel Prize laureate Bob Dylan.

  • In an op-ed, Ashley Gorham, a doctoral student in political science, explores the zeal of WikiLeaks and the opinions of Anonymous.

  • Ivan Sandoval will be student speaker.

  • Researchers in the Department of Psychology found that people who have imaginations with more vivid details are less likely to delay gratification.

  • Ph.D. student Nicole Welk-Joerger on cows, unintended consequences, and deciding what we value.

  • School program launches with a day of TED Talk-style presentations from Arts and Sciences graduate students.

  • Students in the new class “Writing in Dark Times” examine German literature from the 1930s.

  • Three months on the ground gave Jessie Lu, C’17, time for an internship project, thesis research, and friendships.

  • New initiative provides funding for teams of faculty and students to address issues of diversity and inequality.

  • Isabella Auchus, C’17, studied how people with depression react under stress.

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