Feminist Data Science in Action
Hybrid; Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, 6th Floor
Louisa Shepard covers English, history of art, music, theater, and classical studies, among other subject areas, in the School of Arts and Sciences. She also supports coverage for the Kelly Writers House, the Graduate School of Education, the Penn Libraries, the Penn Museum, the Arthur Ross Gallery, and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, as well as fine arts in the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
Each of the five students in the English class is a refugee, each from a different country, each with a different language. The volunteer teacher, Anne Pyzocha, is a student herself, pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.
National Geographic explorer and educator John Francis will speak about his experiences as an environmental activist and practitioner at an event presented by the University of Pennsylvania’s Morris Arboretum in partnership with Temple University Ambler.
Susan Crane, Louisa Shepard ・
David Brownlee, University of Pennsylvania professor of the history of art, has received a lifetime achievement award from the Global Philadelphia Association for his contributions to the growth of the city.
“You have the potential to save someone’s life,” Philippi says. “How do you say no to that?”
Two juniors, Annah Chollet and Camilo Duran, have received Harry S. Truman Scholarships, a merit-based award of as much as $30,000 for graduate or professional school to prepare for careers in public service.
Louisa Shepard , Aaron Olson
Senior Nicholas Thomas-Lewis has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford. The captain of the varsity cheer team, he is majoring in cognitive science with a concentration in cognitive neuroscience.
Carmen María Machado, who teaches speculative fiction as a writer in residence in the Creative Writing Program, has received extraordinary attention for her new memoir, “In the Dream House,” using multiple genres to describe an abusive relationship with her former girlfriend.
Excellent writing is evident in many of the films nominated for Academy Awards this year, with several edgy alternative films sharing major categories with mainstream blockbusters, says Penn’s Timothy Corrigan, a professor of English and cinema and media studies.