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Princeton Davis Center, Stanford Humanities Center & ACLS Fellowships

Mon, 02/08/2016

Vanessa Ogle has received fellowships from Princeton's Davis Center, the Stanford Humanities Center and ACLS for next year.  

Journal of Modern History

Thu, 01/07/2016

Peter Holquist has just been named to the ten-person editorial board of the Journal of Modern History, for a three-year term.  

2016 Silas Palmer Fellow

Mon, 12/21/2015

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."

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Tue, 12/08/2015

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. 

International Research Award in Global History for 2016

Mon, 12/07/2015

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.”

University of Pennsylvania Libraries Fellow

Thu, 10/29/2015

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. 

Fletcher Jones Foundation

Mon, 10/05/2015

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

Tue, 09/29/2015

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...

History Honors Thesis Student Alex Levy researches Holocaust Museums

Thu, 09/24/2015

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...