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Penn Current Express
News, Ideas and Conversations from the University of Pennsylvania Oct. 21, 2010
Dear Penn Faculty and Staff,
The Penn Current Express is a weekly newsletter bringing you timely news stories about the Penn community. The Penn Current Express will be delivered to your inbox every Thursday.

Discount flu shots for full- and part-time Penn faculty and staff
Flu ShotThe Division of Human Resources is partnering with Occupational Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania to provide on-campus flu shots at a discounted rate for full- and part-time Penn faculty and staff. The vaccines, which cost $25 cash, are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, Wednesday, Nov. 10, and Tuesday, Nov. 16.

Get a taste of arts and culture at the Second Annual Penn Arts Crawl
Arts Crawl
The Penn Arts Crawl, happening Friday, Oct. 22, isn't just for students. Faculty and staff can attend too, during their lunch hour or after work. The Crawl will take place at several sites on campus and at nearby venues like World Cafe Live, The Rotunda and International House.

Green Fund welcomes eco-friendly proposals
Green Fund
Staff, faculty and students with new eco-friendly ideas have until 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, to submit their proposals for the Green Campus Partnership's Green Fund. Each approved project is eligible for a one-time grant of up to $50,000, and must help Penn meet its Climate Action Plan goals.  

Basketball
The Penn men's basketball team's opener against Davidson--on Saturday, Nov. 13, at The Palestra--will mark the start of Jerome Allen's first full season as the team's head coach. This year's roster includes several veteran players, such as captains Jack Eggleston, Conor Turley and Zack Rosen, and seven freshmen.

Read more interviews, features and latest news at the Penn Current web site.
 
Catch up with
Angela Sweeney

Angela Sweeney, executive assistant to the dean of admissions, discusses her career as a professional personal assistant and her work as an  exercise instructor at the Pottruck Center.
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