Academic Calendar
(updated 8/29/14)

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 10/14/14)
Salary Guidelines
(updated 4/2/13)
Sexual Harassment Policy
Summer Camps 2014
Suspension of Normal Operations
Talk About Teaching
(updated 11/25/14)
W2 Form 2013
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Rhodes Scholar: Rutendo Chigora

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Rutendo Chigora, a University of Pennsylvania senior from Harare, Zimbabwe, has been named one of Zimbabwe’s two recipients of a Rhodes Scholarship which will fund two or three years of study at Oxford University in England. At Oxford, Ms. Chigora will pursue a master’s degree in public policy.

Celebrating the Human Connection: An Endowed Chair for Michael D. “Dr. Mike” Cirigliano

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A wide array of Penn Medicine leadership, faculty, patients and staff gathered in November at the Smilow Center for Translational Research to honor a man widely lauded for his humanistic approach to medicine. Michael D. “Dr. Mike” Cirigliano was named the inaugural chair holder of the Founders Associate Professorship in General Internal Medicine. When Dr. Cirigliano retires, the Professorship will bear his name in perpetuity.
Women in the American Wilderness: Unique Fiction Collection Donated to the Penn Libraries
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The discovery and settlement of the Americas is a history not often considered from a woman’s perspective. This fall, the Penn Libraries is proud to have acquired a unique collection of fiction from Penn alumna, Caroline Schimmel, CW’67, which captures, in women’s words, their story of the settling of the American wilderness in North and South America and the Poles.
On The Back Page
ISC Networking & Telecommunications Services & Rates for FY 2016
In consultation with the Network Planning Task Force, ISC has identified upgrades and additions to network services, as well as to the Central Infrastructure Bundle through which ISC provides numerous core networking, security and identity management services to the University community. A series of strategic efforts is allowing ISC to keep FY’16 rates low, while greatly enhancing network capacity, security and services and providing substantial value to our clients across the University.
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Issue Highlights: December 16, 2014

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Actions

Senate: Nominations for Offices Requested

Of Record: Rules Governing Final Examinations

Global Engagement Fund: Call for Proposals: February 2

Penn Wharton China Center Opening Events in 2015

Penn Libraries’ Treasure Hunt for 60 Fifth-Grade Students in the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts

Counseling and Psychological Services: Moving to Market Street in January

Announcing an Updated Deals@Penn Website

Holiday Garden Railway: Goin’Round the Track Until January 4

Special Checks of Residential Property

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Henrique Oliveira: Adenocalcinoma Poliresidual is on display through January 18, 2015 at Arthur Ross Gallery. This site-specific collaboration with the Arthur Ross Gallery marks the first time Oliveira’s work has been shown in Philadelphia. See here for more information.


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