Vanessa Ogle has received fellowships from both Princeton's Davis Center and the Stanford Humanities Center for next year.
Amy Offner has received a fellowship from the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at Notre Dame University where she will be in residence in Spring 2017.
Peter Holquist has just been named to the ten-person editorial board of the Journal of Modern History, for a three-year term.
Kelsey Norris has been named a 2016 Silas Palmer Fellow at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives at Stanford. She will be conducting research for her dissertation, "Displaced Persons and the Politics of Family Reunification in the Postwar Soviet Union."
Vanessa Ogle has been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her project "Archipelago Capitalism: Tax Havens, Money Markets, and the Shadow Political Economy, 1920s-1980s" for 2016-2017.
Vanessa Ogle has received the International Research Award in Global History for 2016. The award identifies innovative younger researchers and their contributions to the field of global history as well as an original conference proposal. Administered jointly by the Universities of Heidelberg, Sydney, and Basel, the prize comes with funds to organize an international conference that Vanessa has provisionally titled “Global Histories of Taxation, 1880s-Present.”
Benjamin Silberstein has published a piece on "What Satellite Imagery Can Tell Us About North Korea's Markets".
Alexis Neumann has been appointed a University of Pennsylvania Libraries Fellow for Fall 2015, with responsibilities in the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts, as well as the Office of Advancement.
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...