Margo Todd was awarded a Fletcher Jones Foundation Distinguished Fellowship at the Huntington Library for the 2016-17 academic year.
A History Student Makes an Impact in the Operating Room at Penn
It’s not only physicians and nurses who can make a difference in health care. Sometimes it takes a history major and some careful observation to help effect positive change.
That was the case with Nicholas Savino, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, who devoted a summer to examining the magnitude of blood wastage in the operating room. His independent research project, which entailed a detailed tracking of blood products from blood bank to operating room to patient...
Historian-to-be at Penn Researches Museums to Strengthen Impact
One senior at the University of Pennsylvania is working to improve history.
As a part of a summer program through the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, Alex Levy, a 21-year-old history major from Pittsburgh, traveled to Berlin and Washington to study how museums in these major cities represent the Holocaust.
As survivors continue to age, Levy says that...
Paraska Tolan has been awarded a 2015-16 Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship for the study of Arabic.
William Figueroa has been awarded a 2015-16 Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship for the study of Farsi.
The editors of Book History have awarded Elizabeth Della Zazzera the journal's 2015 Graduate Student Essay Prize for her article, "Translating Revolutionary Time: French Republican Almanacs in the United States."
Kristian Taketomo has been awarded a Mellon Humanities, Urbanism, and Design (H+U+D) Project Grant for his research on "Towards an Urban Future: Density and Development in the Late Twentieth Century."
Tina Irvine has been awarded a travel grant from the Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College. She will be working on her dissertation, "Americanizing Appalachia, 1900-1939."
Natalie Shibley has been awarded a General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Research Grant to support her research at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.