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Crime Report 2014 (Annual)

Crime Reports (Weekly)
Budget Report FY 2014
Building on Excellence
Campus Development Plan
Climate Action Plan 2.0
Commencement 2015
Economic Status of the Faculty 2013-2014 (PDF)
Gender Equity Report
Government Affairs Update (updated 8/26/14)
Graduate School Rankings
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Inauguration of President Gutmann
Minority Equity Report
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Mission of the University
Penn Connects
Recognized Holidays FY2016 (updated 5/5/15)
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 2015
Suspension of Normal Operations
Talk About Teaching
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2015 Penn Law Teaching Awards

The University of Pennsylvania Law School recognizes excellence in teaching with five teaching awards for the 2014-2015 academic year. The recipients are: Shyamkrishna Balganesh (A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course) (at left); R. Polk Wagner (Robert A. Gorman Award for Excellence in Teaching); Joseph Sedlack (Adjunct Teaching Award); Gideon Parchomovsky (inaugural LLM Teaching Award) and Catherine Struve (Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence).
2015 Penn Dental Medicine Teaching Awards
Penn Dental Medicine faculty members were honored for excellence in teaching at the School’s Senior Farewell in May at the Hyatt at the Bellevue. Each year, the graduating class recognizes members of the faculty with teaching awards at an event celebrating the passage of students to professional dentistry and welcoming them into the Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Society. This year, the Senior Outstanding Teaching Award was presented to Mel Mupparapu (at left).
Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor: Michael Platt
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Platt as the University of Pennsylvania’s sixteenth Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor (PIK), effective July 1. 

UPS Foundation Professor: Daniel Lee
Penn Provost Vincent Price is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Lee as the UPS Foundation Professor in Transportation. 

$8 Million NIH Renewal to Penn Medicine’s Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology

Trevor Penning
The National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has renewed its funding to the Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology (CEET) at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine for the next five years. This grant will continue CEET’s work serving the environmental health needs of southeastern Pennsylvania, building on ten years of excellence in environmental health research at Penn. The new grant totals over $8 million. CEET was established in 2004 with a four-year, $4.1 million grant from NIEHS to study the effects of environmental pollutants on human health.
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Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans, Surgeon Dentist to Napoleon III at the Arthur Ross Gallery: July 18–November 8, 2015

courtly treasures
(above) Henri-Louis Dupray, Disturbance in Paris, 1883, oil on canvas. Gift of Thomas W. Evans.
Grandiose scale, sumptuous surfaces and superb craftsmanship will be featured in this exhibition of artworks from the collection of Thomas W. Evans (1823-1897). As the American-born dentist who spent most of his life in France where he served as dentist and confidant to the French court of Napoleon III, Dr. Evans—a West Philadelphian—assembled a premier collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts. This exhibition offers an exclusive look at highlights from the Evans Collection—with some 130 items on display—for the first time in over 30 years.

 

 

Issue Highlights: July 14, 2015

Coverage of Trustees June Stated Meeting

COUNCIL: 2014-2015 Year-End Report of the Committee on Open Expression

Deaths: Morton Botel, GSE; Timothy Hamlett, Penn Junior; Anastasia Lyalenko, Psychology; Irving Mondschein, Track & Field; Ralph J. Roberts, Roberts Proton Therapy Center; Tom Schneider, Basketball

From the President and the Provost: Reappointment of Denis Kinane as Dean of the School of Dental Medicine

From the Office of the Provost: Campaign for Community

Final Report of the Consultative Committee on the Appointment of a Vice Provost For Education

Jane Gilbert: Senior Director for Student Systems in Student Registration & Financial Services (SRFS)

Edward Morrisey: Director of Penn Center for Pulmonary Biology

Honors & Other Things

Penn Joins edX Partnership, Expands Free Online Classes

Guidelines for Addressing Academic Issues of Students with Disabilities  

Penn Association of Senior and Emeritus Faculty (PASEF): President’s Annual Report for 2014-2015

Burrison Gallery Members’ Show

Penn Children’s Center: FY 2016 Tuition Rates

Penn Home Ownership Services

Penn Hotel Rates

Do You Have a Balance in Your FSA?

Reminder: Many Networked Applications and Services Unavailable August 1-2

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Trinidelphia

Fusing Trinidadian Soca and Calypso with Latin jazz, reggae, salsa, and American top 40, Trinidelphia brings their unique sound to the Penn Museum’s Summer Nights Concert Series on August 12. Photo: Penn Museum. See Music.

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