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Crime Report 2016 (Annual)
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Building on Excellence
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Climate Action Plan 2.0
Commencement 2016
Economic Status of the Faculty 2016
Gender Equity Report
Government Affairs Update (updated 08/26/14)
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Inauguration of President Gutmann
Minority Equity Report
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Mission of the University
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Recognized Holidays FY2017 (updated 05/10/16)
Report of the Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare
Retiree Benefits Report
Research Roundup
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Salary Guidelines
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Sexual Harassment Policy
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Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence and Stalking Policy
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Summer Camps 2017
Suspension of Normal Operations
Talk About Teaching
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2017-2018 Penn’s Financial-aid Budget and Tuition

The University of Pennsylvania announced a $224 million financial-aid budget for 2017-2018—the largest in the University’s history —while increasing total undergraduate charges by 3.9 percent. Since Amy Gutmann became Penn’s president in 2004, Penn’s financial-aid budget has grown by 171 percent, and the University has awarded $2 billion in undergraduate aid to a total of 17,253 students. 

Penn’s David and Lyn Silfen University Forum: February 28: A Formidable Foe: Cancer in the 21st Century
It has been called “the emperor of all maladies.” A scourge familiar to the ancient Egyptians that still elicits fear. The foe: cancer. On February 28, Penn President Amy Gutmann and a distinguished panel, including Mr. Biden will discuss the past, present and future of cancer research and treatment at the David and Lyn Silfen University Forum.  What progress has been made in the fight against cancer? What are the most difficult questions and challenges ahead? What is the role of leading universities and academic medical centers like Penn in overturning the tyranny of this “emperor of all maladies”?
Penn Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Immigration
The University of Pennsylvania joined with fellow Ivy Plus and other research universities from across the country in filing an amicus brief opposing the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Immigration. The brief was filed in the United States District Court Eastern District of New York. The brief contends that the executive order impedes amici’s goals of “educating tomorrow’s leaders from around the world.”
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OF RECORD: Guidelines for the Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) at the University of Pennsylvania

2017 Summer Camps and Programs at Penn
Morris Arboretum Summer Adventure Camp offers plenty of opportunities for campers to enjoy nature. Above, last year’s campers conduct fun experiments with“Mad Science Mayhem!”
Issue Highlights: February 21, 2017

Death: Ray Drum, Penn Dental Medicine

Council Open Forum Topics

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Actions

Coverage of Trustees February Meetings

Honors & Other Things

University Research Foundation Applications: March 23

Fall 2016 University Research Foundation Awards

Penn Libraries’ Community Outreach Program Exponentially Expands Engagement with Greater Philadelphia Area Schools

Levin Family Dean’s Forum: February 23

Celebrating the 120th Anniversary of the Birth of Marian Anderson

The Universalization of Knowledge in a Utopian Age: February 23-25

Penn IUR and Perry World House’s Photo Contest on Urbanization and Migration: April 5

Many Thanks to All Who Helped Make the Season Brighter

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On Monday, February 27, 2-4 p.m., the Penn Libraries will recognize a legend’s legacy with Happy Birthday, Marian Anderson! in the Marian Anderson Music Study Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, fourth floor west. Registration is appreciated: rbml@pobox.upenn.edu or(215) 898-7088. Free and open to the public (please show photo ID at entrance).

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