Academic Calendar
(updated 4/19/16)

Crime Report 2015 (Annual)

Crime Reports (Weekly)
Council Meeting Coverage 2016
Building on Excellence
Campus Development Plan
Climate Action Plan 2.0
Commencement 2016
Economic Status of the Faculty 2016
Gender Equity Report
Government Affairs Update (updated 8/26/14)
Graduate School Rankings
(updated 3/22/16)
Inauguration of President Gutmann
Minority Equity Report
(revised 12/10/13)
Mission of the University
Penn Connects
Recognized Holidays FY2016 (updated 05/10/16)
Report of the Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare
Retiree Benefits Report
Research Roundup
(updated 04/26/16)
Salary Guidelines
(updated 4/12/16)
Sexual Harassment Policy
(updated 9/30/14)

Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence and Stalking Policy
(updated 9/30/14)

Summer Camps 2016
Suspension of Normal Operations
Talk About Teaching
(updated 04/26/16)
W2 Form 2015
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On The Front Page

Launching the Vagelos Institute for Energy Science & Technology

Penn Arts & Sciences has announced the creation of the Vagelos Institute of Energy Science and Technology, which will bring together world-class researchers to solve scientific and technological problems related to alternative sources of energy, and energy use and storage, reinforcing the University of Pennsylvania’s position as one of the premier energy research and technology centers in the nation.
2016 Penn School of Nursing Teaching Awards
This Dean’s Award for Exemplary Teaching is given for demonstrated commitment to educational leadership across the curriculum and for developing innovative teaching methods that stimulate, inspire and challenge students. This year, there were two recipients: Pamela Z. Cacchione is the Ralston House Endowed Term Chair in Gerontological Nursing and a nursing associate professor of geropsychiatric nursing & Joseph R. Libonati an associate professor of nursing.
2016 Penn Vet Teaching Awards
At Penn Vet, this year’s Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award was presented to Mark Oyama. The Boucher Award honors a house officer at New Bolton Center for excellent teaching, as was exemplified by William Boucher over four decades at Penn Vet. This year’s winner is Nicole Scherrer.
Baccalaureate/Commencement 2016

A Penn Tradition: Penn President Amy Gutmann sat with Ben on the Bench before the 2016 Commencement as this year’s Honorary Degree recipients gathered around. Standing (from left to right) Asma Jahangir, Elizabeth Bailey, Eric Kandel, David Brooks, Commencement Speaker Lin-Manuel Miranda, Penn Trustees Chair David Cohen, Sylvester James Gates, Jr., Hawa Abdi’s daughter, Deqo Mohamed (who accepted the honorary degree on her mother’s behalf since she could not leave Somalia) and Renée Fleming.

Photo by Eddy Marenco.

Click here for the Baccalaureate/Commencement Speeches along with Pictures & a Slideshow of the events.


Issue Highlights: May 24, 2016

Death: Lesley King, Penn Vet

Honors & Other Things


Human Resources: Upcoming June Programs

One Step Ahead: Security and Privacy Tips for the Summer Break

Volunteer Opportunities

Other News
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The Summer Garden Railway, landmarks created from natural materials, will be on display at the Morris Arboretum from May 28 through September 5 & weekends through October 10. This year’s theme is “Awaken the Senses.” Grand Opening activities will take place on Saturday, May 28 from 1-3 p.m. Take part in a kids craft and enjoy free ice cream (while supplies last). See Exhibits.


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