http://www.history.upenn.edu/news/index.shtml - 10/06/15 23:59:44 - 12/02/04 11:34:51
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...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...
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."Thu, 06/18/2015
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."
Tue, 06/09/2015Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg has been awarded a Leo Baeck graduate fellowship for 2015-2016. During that year she will also be a Gruss scholar in residence at the New York University Law Library. She will be working on a dissertation entitled "The Organization of Halakhic Knowledge in the Early Modern Period: Responsa as a Case Study."
Nimrod Ben-Zeev has received a Goldfein Award from the Jewish Studies Program to support his research project, "Hebrew Labor - Arab Bodies, Arab Labor - Hebrew Bodies: Ideologies, the Sense of Touch, and Pain in the Manual Labor of Construction and Citriculture in Mandatory Palestine."
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.