Academic Calendar
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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 5/13/14)
Salary Guidelines
(updated 4/2/13)
Sexual Harassment Policy
Summer Camps 2014
Suspension of Normal Operations
Talk About Teaching
(updated 4/29/14)
W2 Form 2013
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Penn Medicine University City: Raising the Bar on Patient Engagement and Experience
A grand opening celebration for Penn Medicine University City took place last Friday to shine a spotlight on the latest advances in patient experience and engagement in the new West Philadelphia outpatient building, which is home to more than a dozen clinical specialties. It showcased the 13-story facility on the northeast corner of 38th and Market Streets.
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Medicine's Past & Future
The first medical school in the country—Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine­— turns 250 this year and it kicked off the celebration on College Green last Monday. Ray Perelman—the benefactor who three years ago, with his late wife, Ruth, gave the largest naming gift to a medical school in the United States—was on hand for the festivities which included cakes, cupcakes and the Penn Band. 
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Constance E. Clayton Professor In Urban Education: Howard C. Stevenson
Howard C. Stevenson has been named the Constance E. Clayton Professor in Urban Education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE). This professorship was awarded by Dean Andy Porter in honor of Dr. Constance Clayton, a Penn GSE graduate and former Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia.
US News Rankings
In the recently released US News & World Report rankings of colleges and universities, Penn is ranked eighth overall among national universities, tied with Duke.
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Penn Humanities Forum on Color 2014–2015
Name any color (or color combination), and the associations proliferate: we not only see in color, we speak, hear and narrate with it. The history of colors is one of visual cognition and artistic experimentation, to be sure, but it is also one of global trade and often unsavory quests for new pigments.

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New Penn Museum Exhibitions Explore Aspects of Color
The Penn Museum, in association with the 2014–2015 Penn Humanities Forum on Color, offers two very different small exhibitions that explore aspects of color—one looking at the role played by colored stone and marble in material culture throughout the ages, the other exploring the role of color through the lens of art, drawing and photography in the fields of archaeology and anthropology. The Year of Color exhibitions are now on view.  
Issue Highlights: September 16, 2014

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Agenda

For Comment: Policy On the Use of Low-Speed Vehicles

Of Record: Policy On Privacy Regarding Information From Electronic Access Systems for University Facilities
National Biosafety Stewardship Month: September


Executive Director of Penn Law's Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition: Jeffrey Vagle

Student Sexual Violence Prevention & Education: Jessica Mertz

Final Report of the Consultative Committee for the Selection of a Dean of the School of Nursing

New Clearman Cottage Writer's Residency Established for Penn Undergraduate: November 1

ITMAT Call for Proposals: December 5

University Research Foundation: November 7

Footprints of Peace

Purchasing Services Research Supplier Show: September 23

PHOS Announces Program Boundaries Expansion

Celebrating National Voter Registration Day at Penn: September 23

Voter Registration Information: October 6
Volunteer Opportunities


Employee Resource Fair: An Opportunity to Participate

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On September 17 at 5 p.m., come see Zadie Smith, novelist, in conversation with Jed Esty, English, with The Writer’s Palette in the Penn Museum's Harrison Auditorium. This is a Penn Humanities Forum event, register here.

 

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