April 18, 2019Three from Penn Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Vice Provost for Faculty Anita Allen of the Law School and the School of Arts and Sciences, Daniel Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine, and Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Perry World House join a group recognized for their world-class leadership and expertise. Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world.
April 12, 2019Four Penn Faculty Receive Guggenheim Fellowships
Four University of Pennsylvania faculty members have received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. For literary criticism: Jed Esty, the Vartan Gregorian Professor of English and chair of the English Department in the School of Arts and Sciences. For fine arts: Michelle Lopez, assistant professor of fine arts in Penn’s Weitzman School of Design. For fiction: Carmen Maria Machado, a writer-in-residence through the English Department’s Creative Writing Program. For anthropology and cultural studies: Adriana Petryna, the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in Anthropology in the School of Arts and Sciences.
April 12, 2019The Creative Writing Program Announces Their 2019 Contest Winners
Penn's Creative Writing Program has announced the results of this year's Penn Creative Writing prizes in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, journalism, and scriptwriting. Prizes included the William Carlos Williams Prize, from the Academy of American Poets, awarded to the best original poetry by a graduate student, and the College Alumni Society Poetry Prize, awarded to the best original poetry by an undergraduate student. Eight prizes were awarded in total.
April 4, 2019SAVE THE DATE! The Sachs Program 2019 Grants Awards at the LGBT Center
On May 2nd, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation will announce its 2019 Grants Awards and celebrate the arts with food, drink, and music at the Penn LGBT Center’s historic 1875 Carriage House. This event is free and open to all!
March 28, 20192019 RealArts@PENN Internship Prizes Announced
For the 4th year in a row, RealArts@Penn is offering an internship prize specifically designed to help with costs associated with unpaid & underpaid internships. This prize is intended specifically for students who have been offered an internship in a creative or arts related field. Undergraduates from any school and grade level are eligible for the RealArts@PENN prize. Applications will be accepted until midnight on April 30th, 2019 and prizes will be awarded on a rolling basis, so apply as soon as possible.