|3/25/2016||Undergraduate Student Neil Cholli named Dean's Scholar||Congratulations for this School of Arts and Sciences honor.|
Neil Cholli, a double major in Mathematical Economics and Political Science has been named a Dean's Scholar.
Each year the School of Arts and Sciences hosts the Levin Family Dean's Forum to honor outstanding students for their academic performance and intellectual promise. This year's program, which took place on March 30th, featured a talk from Josh Singer and Neil Huff, producer and co-screenwriter of Spotlight, winner of this year's Academy Awards for best picture and best original screenplay.
|3/21/2016||Professor Jere R. Behrman Selected as Honoree of Population Association of America||One of nine honorees by PAA, a non-profit, scientific, professional organization that promotes research on population issues.|
Professor Behrman, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics and of Sociology at Penn, has been selected as one of nine new honorees by the Population Association of America. He also received the “proverbial gold watch” from School of Arts and Science Dean Steven Fluharty for over half a century of service and contributions to the University of Pennsylvania and to the economic and demographic professions. Behrman was cited for his service and leadership at Penn and nationally (including chairing Economics), for being an investigator on over 160 research projects including 40 NIH and 14 NSF grants, for his prolific publications with over 400 published articles and 35 monographs, for being a dedicated mentor as reflected in receiving the Irving B. Kravis Award for Distinction in Undergraduate Teaching and serving on over 150 Ph.D. dissertation committees, and for having played basketball “so far in eight decades starting in the 1940s.”
For further details, see PAA Honored Members.