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Learning and Education This Month

It's not too late to register for two popular Learning and Education programs this month.

Brown Bag Matinee--FISH! Tales; February 13; noon-1 p.m.; Training Center, 3624 Market Street, Suite 1B-South; free. Join us for a video and thought-provoking discussion with your colleagues across the University. Come and recapture the FISH! excitement. FISH! has become a trilogy! First there was FISH! Then there was FISH! Sticks. And Now...FISH! Tales. In FISH! we saw how the fishmongers created a more interesting, playful, profitable and energetic workplace for themselves. FISH! Sticks showed how the fish guys kept their vision alive despite many challenges.

Come see the latest installment in the never-ending battle of putting fun and meaning into your job. FISH Tales! Shows how organizations that seem to have little in common with Pike Place Fish have learned to apply the FISH! philosophy in ways that meet their unique needs. Find out how Fairview University Medical Center, Sprint Call Center, and Aspen Skiing Company have captured the FISH! philosophy and made it work for them--and how you can make it work for you.

Franklin Covey's What Matters Most; February 22; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Training Center, 3624 Market Street, Suite 1B-South; . Franklin Covey's new time management workshop is back by popular demand. What Matters Most is for the entire business of living, not just the demands of eight to five. What Matters Most helps you focus your time, energy and resources on things that are most important to you. It's an ideal first-time workshop or an excellent renewal course for those who have experienced TimeQuest or First Things First. $50, price includes the Franklin Planner.

Registration and detailed information is online at www.hr.upenn.edu/learning.

--Laurie S. Fanelly, SPHR Program Coordinator,
Learning and Education/Human Resources


Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 22, February 12, 2002

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

Tuesday,
February 12, 2002
Volume 48 Number 22
www.upenn.edu/almanac/

A new chair in gerontology for Dr. Naylor in Nursing.
A new chair in chemical engineering for Dr. Vohs.
The SAS Dean's Forum focuses on the Human Genome.
SEAS bridges the Digital Divide in Ghana with a grant from HP.
The Faculty Senate proposes a revision to procedures for the establishment, merger and closing of departments, divisions and similar entities.
The 2002 Models of Excellence Awards honor the contributions of staff achievements in a variety of settings across campus.
HR unveils a new Health and Wellness program for faculty and staff.
Time to plan for summer: Penn Camps for Children range from anthropology to volleyball.