Faculty

The cancer fighters: John Glick and a legacy of a half century in oncology

A major figure in the fight against cancer, John Glick reflects on his career after decades of working with the Perelman School of Medicine and as director of Penn’s National Cancer Institute for more than 20 years, treating thousands of patients during his tenure.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Widener University’s president will leave the school to join Penn’s faculty next year

Widener University President Julie Wollman will be joining Penn’s Graduate School of Education as a professor next year. Dean Pam Grossman said Wollman offers the School “tremendous experience and an entrepreneurial spirit.”

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WHYY (Philadelphia)

‘Traveling Black:’ the fight for freedom on roads, rail, and in the air

Mia Bay of the School of Arts & Sciences spoke about her new book, “Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance.”

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The New York Times

‘Traveling Black,’ a look at the civil rights movement in motion

“Traveling Black,” a book by Mia Bay of the School of Arts & Sciences, was featured. The work is a history of mobility and resistance in the U.S.

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Forbes

The five best fintech books to get you started

“The Unbanking of America” by Lisa Servon of the Stuart Weitzman School of Design was recommended for readers trying to understand why fintech matters.

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The New York Times

The composer Tyshawn Sorey enters a new phase

Tyshawn Sorey of the School of Arts & Sciences was profiled for his accomplishments as a musician, composer, and academic.

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WHYY (Philadelphia)

History will remember 2020. Here’s four ways it will shape Pa. politics moving forward

Mary Frances Berry of the School of Arts & Sciences said she wasn’t surprised that the protests following the police killing of George Floyd have slowed. “The election came, and the campaign for the presidency. And what it did was to disrupt and diminish the protests,” she said. “The establishment, the political establishment wanted to get everybody involved in the election, hoping they would forget about the protests and all the disruption.”

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