PHILADELPHIA –- Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, has been selected by President Obama to chair the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. As head of the commission, Gutmann, president of Penn since 2004 and a prominent political scientist, will advise the President on a range of bioethical issues.
PHILADELPHIA – A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive Saturday, December 5, 2009 to examine all aspects of the University of Pennsylvania Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services.
The University of Pennsylvania Police Department was initially accredited by CALEA in 2001, and was re-accredited in 2004 and again in 2007.
As part of the Arts and the City Year event series, the University of Pennsylvania will hold its first “Arts Crawl,” a full day of events offered by more than two dozen arts and culture groups.
Arts and Culture groups from campus, as well as the Philadelphia region
WHEN & WHERE:
Friday, Nov. 20. Events are held throughout day:
Inaugural Group of Penn Eco-Reps Seeks to Educate, Change Residents’ Eco-Behavior at Three College Houses
PHILADELPHIA –- A contingent of University of Pennsylvania students who live in three residence halls and one fraternity house has volunteered to become Eco-Reps, peer-to-peer educators in a program designed to spread awareness among students of sustainability and of Penn’s Climate Action Plan commitments.