Join us Sept. 22 for the Summer Undergraduate Research Grant Edition of CURCA

Join us Thursday, September 22, for a special edition of the Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Education (CURCA), featuring the twenty undergraduate students who received Summer Undergraduate Research Grants. You will learn about the research these students conducted over the summer, from projects ranging from a study of nostalgia to the mathematical modeling of cancer.  … Continue reading Join us Sept. 22 for the Summer Undergraduate Research Grant Edition of CURCA

Congratulations to Faculty Award Recipients!

Congratulations to the following faculty members who have received awards for teaching and research: 2022 Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Dr. Nawaf Bou-Rabee, Department of Mathematical Sciences Dr. Grace Brannigan, Department of Physics Dr. Andrey Grigoriev, Department of Biology Dr. Rufan Luo, Department of Psychology Dr. Daniel Semenza, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty Award Recipients!

Viewing and Discussion of “Testimony: 52nd Street and the Invisible Violence of UPenn” on April 27

Amelia Carter, a Black lesbian cultural activist and community organizer from Philadelphia, has directed a short film, “Testimony: 52nd Street and the Invisible Violence of UPenn,” which will be shown on Wednesday, April 27, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at the Digital Commons/Johnson Park. Refreshments will follow the discussion of the short stop motion … Continue reading Viewing and Discussion of “Testimony: 52nd Street and the Invisible Violence of UPenn” on April 27

Voices of Innocence panel on Wednesday, April 20

The New Jersey Innocence Project at Rutgers University, a collaboration between the Rutgers Law School and the Rutgers–Camden Faculty of Arts and Sciences, presents a panel featuring four people who were wrongly convicted, spent decades in prison, and were ultimately exonerated. Panelists include Terrance Lewis, Theophalis Bilaal Wilson, Anthony Ways, and Sean Washington. Join us … Continue reading Voices of Innocence panel on Wednesday, April 20

Join Us Jan. 27 for the Virtual Lecture, “Imagining an Ethnography of the Reproductive Lives of Class-Privileged People of Color”

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice will host the inaugural Memorial Lecture for Dr. Sheila Cosminsky on Thursday, January 27, 2022. Dr. Cosminsky was a former associate professor of anthropology who retired in 2013.  Dr. Khiara M. Bridges, Anthropologist and Professor of Law at the University of California-Berkeley School of Law, will present … Continue reading Join Us Jan. 27 for the Virtual Lecture, “Imagining an Ethnography of the Reproductive Lives of Class-Privileged People of Color”

Africana Studies Presents “Stories from Home Care” with Dr. Cati Coe

The Africana Studies Program will host Dr. Cati Coe, Professor of Anthropology, for a conversation about her film “Stories from Home Care,” a 13-minute documentary exploring the life of a Ghanian home care worker, Madam Gifty Thompson. The film illuminates issues related to senior health care, West African immigrant labor, gendered experience, and the meaning … Continue reading Africana Studies Presents “Stories from Home Care” with Dr. Cati Coe

Sujay Ratna, CCAS ’21, Named a 2021 Key into Public Service Scholar

Sujay Ratna, CCAS ’21, is one of 20 students selected as a Key into Public Service Scholar by The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society. The award recognizes students who have demonstrated interest in working in the public sector and possess a strong academic record in the arts, humanities, mathematics, … Continue reading Sujay Ratna, CCAS ’21, Named a 2021 Key into Public Service Scholar

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at a meeting on Wednesday, April 14: Department of Childhood Studies Dr. Meredith Bak – Associate Professor  Dr. Daniel Cook – Distinguished Professor Department of English and Communication  Dr. M.A. Rafey Habib – Distinguished Professor  Department of … Continue reading Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

CURE Seminar Series Begins Sept. 10

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will begin its fall seminar series on Thursday, September 10, with a virtual webinar/discussion on “Police, Policing, and Police Reform: Implications for the Future of our Cities.” This event is informed by the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent national and international outrage and protests, including … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Begins Sept. 10

Announcing Faculty Promotions & Tenure Appointments

The Board of Governors approved the following promotions and tenure appointments at their meeting on Tuesday, April 7: Dr. Kate Cairns – Promoted to Associate Professor of Childhood Studies Dr. Cynthia Clark – Promoted to Professor of Anthropology  Dr. Kelly Dittmar – Promoted to Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Nikhil Kapur – Promoted to … Continue reading Announcing Faculty Promotions & Tenure Appointments