Global Food Security During COVID
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Louisa Shepard covers several subject areas in the School of Arts and Sciences including History of Art, Music, and English, which includes Cinema and Media Studies, Center for Creative Writing, and Kelly Writers House. She also supports coverage at the Graduate School of Education, PennDesign, the Libraries, the Penn Museum, the Arthur Ross Gallery, the Institute for Contemporary Art and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.
May graduate Claire Sliney is the first Penn undergrad to receive an Academy Award, and to receive a Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship. She heads to Paris to shoot a documentary about how female immigrants in France are portrayed in film.
Experts across the University weigh in on which lessons the pandemic drove home and what immediate measures are needed to prevent future loss.
A Pennsylvania high school cheerleader’s profanity-laced rant is now the foundation of a U.S. Supreme Court decision on free speech. Sigal Ben-Porath shares her arguments in her amicus brief to the court, and her predictions on the court’s decision.
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May graduate Emily Davis earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the College of Liberal and Professional Studies while working full-time as a ballerina with the Pennsylvania Ballet and volunteering to conduct research at CHOP and community service with Philadelphia nonprofits.
The Arthur Ross Gallery’s new exhibition features 17th-century Dutch genre paintings paired with rare books from the Penn Libraries collection. On display until July 25, “An Inner World” focuses on contemplation.
Twenty Penn students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright grants for 2021-22, including 12 graduating seniors, six graduate students, and two recent graduates. They will conduct research, pursue graduate degrees, or teach English in Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Mexico, Portugal, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, and Tajikistan.
The inaugural class of eight undergraduate fellows in Penn’s new Office of Social Equity & Community are already making progress, working with those who are homeless and food insecure and using their leadership and research to address inequities in Philadelphia neighborhoods.
President’s Engagement Prize-winning project Be Body Positive Philly, led by seniors Christina Miranda and Amanda Moreno, is designed to address eating disorder risk among Philadelphia high school students.
While building the Persian language and studies program at Penn, Fatemeh Shams draws from the millennium-old Persian literary tradition to write a new book about poetry and politics in modern Iran. She will embark on her next book project during an upcoming fellowship in Berlin.