Academic Calendar
(updated 8/29/14)

Crime Report 2014 (Annual)

Crime Reports (Weekly)
Budget Report FY 2012
Building on Excellence
Campus Development Plan
Climate Action Plan
Commencement 2014
Economic Status of the Faculty 2012-2013 (PDF)
Gender Equity Report
Government Affairs Update (updated 8/26/14)
Graduate School Rankings
(updated 3/18/14)
Inauguration of President Gutmann
Minority Equity Report
(revised 12/10/13)
Mission of the University
Penn Connects
Recognized Holidays FY2015 (updated 5/13/14)
Retiree Benefits Report
Research Roundup
(updated 10/14/14)
Salary Guidelines
(updated 4/2/13)
Sexual Harassment Policy
Summer Camps 2014
Suspension of Normal Operations
Talk About Teaching
(updated 9/23/14)
W2 Form 2013
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$7.3 Million Grant Renewal from NCI to Study Esophageal Cancer

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Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania will receive $7.3 million over the next five years from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to find new ways to treat esophageal cancer. This grant is a renewal of an NIH/NCI program funded over the last 10 years and is the only program of its kind funded by NCI for esophageal cancer.

$2.8 Million Grant to Research Monitoring Blood Flow in the Brain Following Strokes

The National Institutes of Health have awarded University of Pennsylvania researchers a five-year, $2.8 million grant to further research on techniques for monitoring blood flow in the brain following strokes.
$1.7 Million Grant to Prevent Obesity in Children
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More than one third of children and adolescents in the United States are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a first-of-a-kind study, investigators led by Tanja Kral, associate professor of nursing, will identify obesogenic eating phenotypes in children in order to move primary obesity prevention strategies in a new direction.
october at penn

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On Saturday, October 25 at 3:30 p.m., Steve Vinson of Indiana University will speak on Unwrapping Egyptology and the Occult: The Curious Case of Battiscombe Gunn and Aleister Crowley at the Penn Museum. Click here for more information.


Issue Highlights: October 21, 2014

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Agenda

Agenda for University Council Meeting

Deaths: Dr. Gonatas, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; Dr. Witzleben, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Executive Director of Pennsylvania Hospital: Theresa Larivee

Call for Credit-bearing Online Course Proposals: November 14

5th Annual Penn Safety Fair: October 30

A Halloween Tradition Continues as The Phantom Returns to Irvine

Night of the Philly Dead: Brews and Brains!

Important Tips from Penn Vet to Keep Pets Safe on Halloween

Flock to the Arboretum

Unwrapping Egyptology and the Occult at Penn Museum

One Step Ahead: Tips for Handling Electronic Access in Employee Termination

Penn’s Way 2015 Raffle

On The Back Page

Talk About Teaching and Learning: Can a Room Matter? Creating an Active Learning Environment for Teaching and Learning by Alain Plante

What are the elements needed to move from conventional, lecture-based teaching to active, student-centric learning? What kind of an environment is needed to make such a transition? Can the room we teach in really affect how we teach?
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