Penn Current Express

News, ideas and conversations from the University of Pennsylvania

November 10, 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 Nov. 17.

Lockout Services

The Division of Public Safety offers free lockout and jumpstart services to anyone on Penn's campus. To use the lockout and jumpstart services, call 215-573-3333 (or dial 511 from a campus phone). A Public Safety officer will be dispatched to your location. Read more...      


On Wednesday, Nov. 16, Michael Meister, the W. Norman Brown Professor of South Asia Studies in the Department of the History of Art, will present a Penn Lightbulb Café talk about the challenges of conducting research in a war zone. Read more...     

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Ezekiel Emanuel, a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, writes in The New York Times that the United States must save $26 billion a year in healthcare costs in order to have a meaningful impact. Read more... 


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Creative Spirit
Kaki Marshall honored for creative spirit
On Nov. 4, former University professor Catherine "Kaki" Marshall was presented with the Penn Creative Spirit Award for her lifelong dedication to the arts.



ARG Gallery

Opening Nov. 18, the Arthur Ross Gallery exhibit "Double Take: Series, Multiples and Prints" spotlights some of the lesser-known pieces in Penn's expansive, 6,000-item art collection. Read more...  



Penn's Way

Turn your passion into action with Penn's Way

The Penn's Way charitable-giving campaign runs through Friday, Nov. 18. This year's goal is to raise $1.35 million. Last year, the campaign exceeded its $1.3 million goal, raising a record-setting $1.45 million. Read more...  




Find more interviews, features and news in the print edition of the Penn Current on Nov. 17 in racks on campus. Keep up with University happenings at Penn News.