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Evan Laine with gavel at East Falls campus

History professor explores significance of conspiracy theories – and Senator Arlen Spector.


A professor in the College of Humanities and Sciences, Communication and Law & Society programs.


Creating a database of and elevating scholarship produced by African researchers.


The College of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to announce the winners of the Excellence in Writing Awards for the academic years 2019-20 and 2020-21! Traditionally an annual event to celebrate the excellent writing done in the first and second-year writing courses, this announcement covers the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Collage image with huge US at night with city lights from the outer space from the ISS window. Elements of this image furnished by NASA.

Four projects from Philadelphia will become part of the first-ever private mission to the International Space Station.


Examining contemporary Italy through literature, film, and fashion.