Featured Events

NSO

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

August 21 (All day) - August 25 (All day)

New students and their parents will attend orientation on Penn’s main campus, exposing them to a series of activities to aid a successful transition from high school to the University. Fall classes begin Aug. 26. Info: www.upenn.edu/nso.

SUPER NATURAL

August 29 (All day) - October 2 (All day)

Andreea Dimofte, a medical physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, is showcasing her photography at the Burrison Gallery at the University Club at Penn, 3611 Walnut St. Dimofte's photography interests come from a constant search for the less common perspective on otherwise classic themes and locations, from the natural beauty of a sunny island beach to the hidden corners and doors lining up an urban back alley. Check it out from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A reception will be held Friday, Sept. 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

DIGITAL AGE RETAILING

September 10 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Penn Association of Senior and Emeritus Faculty gathers for a luncheon featuring speaker Joseph Turow on the transformation of retailing in the digital age. Turow is the Robert Lewis Shayon Professor of Communication and associate dean for graduate studies at the Annenberg School for Communication. The lecture will be held in the hourglass room in the University Club in the Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom St., and the lecture is open to all faculty, staff, and students.

courtly treasures

COURTLY TREASURES

July 18 (All day) - November 8 (All day)

The Arthur Ross Gallery will showcase artwork from the collection of Thomas W. Evans. As the American-born dentist who served the French court of Napoleon III, Evans assembled a top collection of paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. This exhibition offers an exclusive look at highlights from the Evans Collection for the first time in more than 30 years. The Arthur Ross Gallery, at 220 S. 34th St., is free and open to the public. Its hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. It is closed Mondays and some holidays. Info: www.arthurrossgallery.org.

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Event Listings

Savoy

FULL HEARTS

January 28 (All day) - December 1 (All day)

The Savoy Company of Philadelphia is the oldest amateur theater company in the world devoted to the production of operas by Gilbert and Sullivan. Penn Libraries’ exhibition, “Let Every Heart Be Filled with Joy,” traces the history of the company, beginning with its founding in 1901 by Penn alumnus Alfred Reginald Allen. Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Otto E. Albrecht Music Library, 3420 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-7555 or www.library.upenn.edu. The exhibit runs through late 2016.

courtly treasures

COURTLY TREASURES

July 18 (All day) - November 8 (All day)

The Arthur Ross Gallery will showcase artwork from the collection of Thomas W. Evans. As the American-born dentist who served the French court of Napoleon III, Evans assembled a top collection of paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. This exhibition offers an exclusive look at highlights from the Evans Collection for the first time in more than 30 years. The Arthur Ross Gallery, at 220 S. 34th St., is free and open to the public. Its hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. It is closed Mondays and some holidays. Info: www.arthurrossgallery.org.

SUPER NATURAL

August 29 (All day) - October 2 (All day)

Andreea Dimofte, a medical physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, is showcasing her photography at the Burrison Gallery at the University Club at Penn, 3611 Walnut St. Dimofte's photography interests come from a constant search for the less common perspective on otherwise classic themes and locations, from the natural beauty of a sunny island beach to the hidden corners and doors lining up an urban back alley. Check it out from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A reception will be held Friday, Sept. 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

DIGITAL AGE RETAILING

September 10 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Penn Association of Senior and Emeritus Faculty gathers for a luncheon featuring speaker Joseph Turow on the transformation of retailing in the digital age. Turow is the Robert Lewis Shayon Professor of Communication and associate dean for graduate studies at the Annenberg School for Communication. The lecture will be held in the hourglass room in the University Club in the Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom St., and the lecture is open to all faculty, staff, and students.

I CARE TRAINING

September 24 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Become part of the Penn I CARE (Inquire, Connect, Acknowledge, Respond, Explore) network of certified trained responders with this intensive training designed to teach faculty and staff the signs of distress and mental health crises that can affect college students. Expereinced CAPS (Counseling And Psychological Services) clinicians will teach their Penn colleagues I CARE skills essential for suicide prevention and supportive intervention. CAPS, 3624 Market Street, First Floor West. Info: www.vpul.upenn.edu/caps.

PASEF FALL LECTURE

October 1 3:30pm

For the Penn Association of Senior and Emeritus Faculty fall lecture, Jeffrey Rosen will discuss the future of the U.S. Constitution. Rosen has been called “the nation's most widely read and influential legal commentator." He is a professor of law at George Washington University and is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. Since 2013, Rosen has served as the president and CEO of the National Constitution Center. Rosen's talk, slated to be held at the Class of '49 Auditorium on the second floor of Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St., will be followed by the annual reception for members of Penn's Twenty Five Year Club. Rosen's lecture is open to all faculty, staff, and students.

farm to canvas

FARM TO CANVAS

October 3 (All day) - November 4 (All day)

Gayle Viale Joseph, a staff member at Penn since 1976, loves to draw and paint still life and portraiture in watercolor, oil, and acrylics. Currently she works in the Office of the Vice Dean for Research and Academic Resources at the School of Veterinary Medicine and is the editor of the Penn Vet Research Newsletter. Check out her gallery titled "From Farm to Canvas" at the Burrison Gallery at the University Club, 3611 Walnut St. It's open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A reception will be held Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m.

HIP AND KNEE

October 13 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Charles L. Nelson will talk the future prospects of hip and knee surgery at the Penn Association of Senior and Emeritus Faculty luncheon, slated to be held at the hourglass room in the Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom St. His lecture is open to all faculty, staff, and students. Nelson is chief of the Joint Replacement Service and an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Penn's School of Medicine, where he also served his residency. Nelson was recognized by Best Doctors in America in 2013-14.

I CARE TRAINING

October 16 9:00am - 4:00pm

Become part of the Penn I CARE (Inquire, Connect, Acknowledge, Respond, Explore) network of certified trained responders with this intensive training designed to teach faculty and staff the signs of distress and mental health crises that can affect college students. Expereinced CAPS (Counseling And Psychological Services) clinicians will teach their Penn colleagues I CARE skills essential for suicide prevention and supportive intervention. Golkin Room, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St. Info: www.vpul.upenn.edu/caps.

FALL EMERITUS PROGRAM

November 4 4:30pm - 7:30pm

The Associations of Senior and Emeritus Faculty of the Perelman School of Medicine (ASEF-PSOM) and the University of Pennsylvania (PASEF) will host the 2015 Fall Emeritus Program and Reception in honor of newly retired faculty. Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk. Info: www.upenn.edu/emeritus.

BURRISON SHOW

November 5 (All day) - November 8 (All day)

Save the date for this year's Homecoming Alumni Show at the Burrison Gallery at the University Club at Penn, 3611 Walnut St. Featured work from Penn alumni Clemson Smith Muniz, C'79, Lillian Sun Tadlock, W'93, Paul Reuther, CGS'97, Jim Schaefer, C'69, GFA'74, Donna Porter, GFA'86, and Mariam Georges, ENG'10, GEN'11.

I CARE TRAINING

November 19 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Become part of the Penn I CARE (Inquire, Connect, Acknowledge, Respond, Explore) network of certified trained responders with this intensive training designed to teach faculty and staff the signs of distress and mental health crises that can affect college students. Expereinced CAPS (Counseling And Psychological Services) clinicians will teach their Penn colleagues I CARE skills essential for suicide prevention and supportive intervention. CAPS, 3624 Market Street, First Floor West. Info: www.vpul.upenn.edu/caps.

UNEQUAL CHILDHOODS

December 8 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Annette Lareau, Stanley I. Sheerr Term Professor in the Social Sciences, will give a talk titled “Unequal Childhoods and Unequal Adulthoods: A Longitudinal Study of Social Class Differences in Family Life” in the hourglass room at the University Club at the Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom St.

I CARE TRAINING

December 11 9:00am - 4:00pm

Become part of the Penn I CARE (Inquire, Connect, Acknowledge, Respond, Explore) network of certified trained responders with this intensive training designed to teach faculty and staff the signs of distress and mental health crises that can affect college students. Expereinced CAPS (Counseling And Psychological Services) clinicians will teach their Penn colleagues I CARE skills essential for suicide prevention and supportive intervention. Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St. Info: www.vpul.upenn.edu/caps.