Recent News

Penn yet again named Fulbright U.S. Student Top Producer
February 19, 2018
The University of Pennsylvania is proud to be included again on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Students recently announced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
How I'm learning to live in Paris as a PhD Student and Fulbrighter
February 14, 2018
Sonita Moss, a former CURF Fellow, checks in with us from Paris where she is currently living as a Fulbrighter.
Kevin Chen (COL '18) named Churchill Scholar
February 13, 2018
University of Pennsylvania senior Kevin Chen of Fremont, Calif., has been selected for a Churchill Scholarship from the Winston Churchill Foundation, which will allow him to study abroad for a year at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
Research and Fellowships Week!
January 29, 2018
This annual event features exciting panels every day of a full week where faculty members answer questions about the variety of ways research is conducted in their field, how undergraduates can get involved, the day-to-day tasks of student researchers, what experience and skills can be gained, and how research can impact future career options. Students have the opportunity to learn about research funding options, what they can do to make themselves more competitive for major fellowships, and how CURF can help. The week culminates in a Research Symposium which highlights the work that student researchers have been doing all year--generally over 200 undergraduates from around campus participate. The Symposium will be held on Thursday, February 1st from 5:30-7:00pm in Houston Hall's Bodek Lounge.
Eric Tse (WH '17) named a Schwarzman Scholar
December 4, 2017
A senior from the University of Pennsylvania, Eric Tse of Beijing, has been awarded a Schwarzman Scholarship, which will fund one year of graduate study leading to a master’s degree in global affairs at China’s Tsinghua University.