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Council Meeting Coverage 2016
Building on Excellence
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Commencement 2016
Economic Status of the Faculty 2016
Gender Equity Report
Government Affairs Update (updated 8/26/14)
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Inauguration of President Gutmann
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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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2016 Penn Law Teaching Awards

Jacques deLisle is the Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, a professor of political science and the co-director of the Center for Asian Law. He is an expert on contemporary Chinese law and politics, including issues such as legal reform, the international status of Taiwan and US-China relations. This year he won The A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course. Jean Galbraith is an assistant professor of law and a scholar of US foreign relations law and public international law. Her work focuses on the allocation of legal authority among US governmental actors and between domestic actors and international regimes. This year she won The Robert A. Gorman Award for Excellence in Teaching.
José Bauermeister: Presidential Professor
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price are pleased to announce the appointment of José Arturo Bauermeister as the tenth Presidential Professor, effective July 1, 2016. An expert in the prevention and care of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD) among sexual minority populations, Dr. Bauermeister will be Presidential Associate Professor of Nursing.
$4 Million for Penn to Continue Musculoskeletal Disorders Research
The Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania was awarded a five-year, $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue its research on musculoskeletal injury and repair.  
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Deadlines: Weekly issues of Almanac will resume with the August 23 issue; the deadline is August 15.  The deadline for the September AT PENN calendar is August 16.


Issue Highlights: July 12, 2016

Penn Trustees: June Meeting Coverage

Deaths: John Andrews-Labenski, Psychology; Qi He, Penn Graduate Student; Jerome Fisher, Emeritus Trustee; George J. Merva, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; Valerie A. Peña, Penn Libraries

OF RECORD: Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence and Stalking Policy and Sexual Harassment Policy

Vernon and Shirley Hill: $1 Million Scholarship Fund for VMD-MBA Training at Penn Vet and Wharton

Honors & Other Things

OF RECORD: FY 2017 Postdoc Stipend Levels

Penn Alexander School Principal: Michael Farrell

Penn Libraries’ New MOOC: “The History of Medieval Medicine through Jewish Manuscripts”

Mobile CPR Project: Bringing Life-Saving Skills to Philadelphia Residents

OF RECORD: Policy on Unused PennNet Wallplates

Adult Tennis Camp: July 18-21

PHOS Hosts Summer Sessions

Beefsteak at Penn

Arboretum: “Penn + 1” in August

Penn Children’s Center: FY 2017 Tuition Rates

Penn Hotel Rates


Morris Arboretum hosts Simon’s Absence on Wednesday, August 3 from 6-7:30 p.m.  This advanced group of North Ridge Music School students perform a lively repertoire of jazz and Latin music, not to be missed!  The band performed for the 2016 Inaugural Ball for Philadelphia Mayor James Kenny at the Convention Center and soloed the 2015 Philadelphia Citizenship Award Ceremony honoring Comcast Co-founder Ralph Roberts and the Sound of Philadelphia songwriter and producer Kenny Gamble.  Free with admission. On late night Wednesdays, the garden is open until 8 p.m. For more information, visit

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