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Building on Excellence
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Gender Equity Report
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Inauguration of President Gutmann
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Report of the Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare
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Sexual Harassment Policy
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Silverstein Wellness and Concussion Center: Opening at Penn: The First of Its Kind Among the Ivy League

The University of Pennsylvania’s Director of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics, M. Grace Calhoun, announced the construction of the Howard A. Silverstein, W’69 and Patricia Bleznak Silverstein, C’81 Holistic Wellness and Concussion Center, the latest innovation in Penn Athletics Sports Performance. The Silverstein Wellness and Concussion Center—which will be the first of its kind among the Ivy League institutions when it opens later this month—further highlights Penn Athletics’ commitment to empower student-athlete excellence (personal and athletic) by providing a diverse set of medical and wellness services in an all-inclusive space with dedicated staff conducting customized programming. This state-of-the-art facility will be housed on the second floor of the Frey Athletic Training Room, in the east end of historic Franklin Field.
New College House Ribbon Cutting
Cam Grey, the faculty director of New College House (NCH) joined Penn President Amy Gutmann in last week’s NCH ribbon-cutting ceremony, signifying the completion of the seven-story, 198,000-square-foot, $127 million project. The building’s façade consists of brick and limestone, punctuated by vertical glass towers revealing interior circulation and lounge spaces with views of Penn’s surrounding campus community and Center City.
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 University), up from last year’s ranking of ninth. This year, Princeton and Harvard are in the top two slots, with Yale sharing the third slot with the University of Chicago.
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Talk About Teaching and Learning: Coding and Data Visualization in the Science Classroom by Philip Nelson


Issue Highlights: September 20, 2016


The Faculty Award of Merit Presented by Penn Alumni Call for Nominations—October 31

Government Affairs Update: Commonwealth Appropriations

Honors & Other Things

University Research Foundation: October 28

Spring 2016 University Research Foundation Awards

Passion Becomes A Practice for Future Veterinarians as Animal Planet Premieres Life at Vet U

Morris Arboretum’s Lecture Series, Connections Beyond Our Garden—Talks on People, Plants and Place

Human Resources: Upcoming Programs

International Peace Day: Two Opportunities to Celebrate

Purchasing Services Supplier Show: September 28

One Step Ahead: Accessing PennO365, 24/7

Tennis Anyone?


On September 24, joining Peace Day Philly, the Penn Museum invites guests of all ages to create origami paper cranes—a symbol of peace—at an afternoon craft table. Guests can write their own messages of peace on the cranes, creating one crane to hang on a special peace display and a second crane to share with a fellow museum visitor.


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