Annual AWFA Fall Reception:
faculty and administrators are invited to the Annual AWFA Fall Reception
on Thursday, September 19 from 4-6 p.m. when AWFA--Penn's
Association of Women Faculty and Administrators--along with
FOCUS on Health and Leadership for Women, the School of Medicine,
and the Women's Center present Dr. Afaf I. Meleis, Dean of
the School of Nursing, and an advocate for women's health care
on Women's Work Is Never Done: Themes from Women's
do low-income women tend to define and cope with their life stressors?
What is the impact of "women's work" definitions
on the quality of care that women receive? Why is it that women's
work provides them with neither greater economic security nor increase
in health and social benefits?
Meleis is an internationally known scholar in the areas of women's
health and development and immigrant health care, international
health care. She will explore the impact of these issues on
the quality of women's lives.
event will be held in The Golkin Room, Houston Hall; meet new friends
and renew old acquaintances!
Association of Women Faculty and Administrators at the University
of Pennsylvania provides exchange, support and fellowship among
Penn women. For more information on our activities and mission,
see our website at http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/pwc/prowomen/.
Nancy McCue, AWFA Secretary
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 3, September 10, 2002
September 10, 2002
Volume 49 Number 3
Major General in the U.S. Marines has been named as Penn's
House--the community service hub--has a new
the Convocation last Wednesday, the President
welcomed the new students to campus with words of wisdom.
Research Administration--is intended to streamline processes
related to sponsored research.
a new authentication system is coming to campus to improve network
security and protect privacy online.
last academic year? The Models
of Excellence program seeks nominees whose notable achievements
went above and beyond the job expectations.