News, Ideas and Conversations from the University of Pennsylvania
June 24, 2010
Dear Penn Staff Member,
The Penn Current Express is on a summer publication schedule. The next newsletter will be delivered to your inbox on July 1.
Working parents can get 'kidded up' at Penn Women's Center Moms and dads who are Penn faculty, staff, students or spouses can chat about balancing work and family life, share stories about their children and even vent at gatherings hosted by two campus parenting groups: the Working Parents' Association at Penn and New Parents @ Penn.
is unveiling a new service available exclusively to Penn faculty and staff. All University employees can now enjoy the benefit of Community Practice at Penn Vet, a first-of-its-kind program offering the most popular general wellness services for dogs and cats.
The Penn Bookstore Monthly Book Club, made up of Penn employees and community residents, meets at noon on the third Wednesday of each month. The book club features fiction and nonfiction bestsellers sure to spark lively discussion.
Philadelphia is known for its magnificent works of public art, and some of the city's most spectacular pieces are found right here on Penn's campus. Public art at Penn began as part of a 1959 Philadelphia law calling for 1 percent of construction costs to be set aside for fine arts projects.
Read more interviews, features and latest news at the Penn Current web site.
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George A. Weiss, chairman of Penn's Making History Campaign, discusses philanthropy, education and growing up poor. This interview was originally published on March 4.
Look for the print edition of the Penn Current on Sept. 16 in racks on campus.