Penn Current Express

News, ideas and conversations from the University of Pennsylvania

July 14, 2011

Dear Penn Faculty and Staff,

The Penn Current Express is a newsletter bringing you timely news stories about the Penn community. The next Penn Current Express will be delivered to your inbox on August 18.

Campus Construction

The work being done on Locust Walk is only one of many construction projects taking place on campus. The projects include a mix of new additions, renovations, routine maintenance and the completion of Penn Park at the eastern edge of campus. Read more...      

Breast Feed

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, Milk for Thought's "Latch On America" bus will stop at Houston Hall from 2 to 5 p.m. for a breastfeeding fair hosted by Penn Nursing, Milk for Thought, a breastfeeding advocacy organization, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Read more...     

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Softball Coach

Leslie King, head coach of the Penn softball team, speaks with the Penn Video Network about the  new softball facility at the nearly completed Penn Park, and how Penn Park will elevate the softball program and bring a buzz to campus. Read more... 


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Diversity of Penn Faculty

President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price have released an advanced copy of the University's Faculty Diversity Action Plan in this week's Almanac. Read more...  







Dinosaur Feathers

An international team that includes Penn paleontologists is unearthing the appearance of ancient birds by using the world's most powerful X-rays. Read more... 









BSD launches new publications site  

The Business Services Division has launched a new
website to help members of the Penn community create everything from brochures to media advertisements.



Find more interviews, features and news in the print edition of the Penn Current on September 15.