Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences

2024 Sachs awardees

At a reception on April 30, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation recognized the 21 projects awarded grants for the 2023-24 cycle, totaling $210,000 in support.

Brandon Baker

In the News

The Wall Street Journal

Suddenly there aren’t enough babies. The whole world is alarmed

Jesús Fernández-Villaverde of the School of Arts & Sciences estimates that global fertility last year fell to below global replacement for the first time in human history.


Aiding Ukraine is in our national interest

In an opinion essay, School of Engineering and Applied Science third-year Arielle Breuninger from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, explains why the U.S. should have a clear interest in continuing active support for Ukraine against Russia.


The Wall Street Journal

Homeless or overhoused: Boomers are stuck at both ends of the housing spectrum

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy & Practice says that boomers have made up the largest share of the homeless population since the ‘80s.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia’s Tyshawn Sorey wins Pulitzer Prize in music

Tyshawn Sorey of the School of Arts & Sciences has won the 2024 Pulitzer Prize in music for “Adagio (For Wadada Leo Smith),” a concerto for saxophone and orchestra.


The New York Times

Jerome Rothenberg, who expanded the sphere of poetry, dies at 92

Charles Bernstein of the School of Arts & Sciences says that the late Jerome Rothenberg was the ultimate hyphenated person: a poet-critic-anthologist-translator.