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Upcoming Events

Conceptual image of a city hit by extreme heatwave Talks

Beyond Despair

The Environmental Innovations Initiative launches the first Climate 101 event, featuring climate scientist and Presidential Distinguished Professor Michael Mann. Mann will discuss doomerism and why he feels optimistic.


Bird Behavior and Courtship

Professor of Biology Marc Schmidt discusses courtship dialogues between birds and the work his lab does in the “smart aviary.” A Q&A session will follow.

A child sits at a table reading a book, two closed books are on the table beside them. For the Kids

Take Our Children to Work Day

The Division of Human Resources presents Take Our Children to Work Day, recommended for children ages 9 to 14. A range of programs, like carnival games at Van Pelt-Dietrich Library and coloring with Penny the Pig at the Franklin Building, will be available.

Penn Priorities

A look at a few of our big picture priorities that improve Penn as we create knowledge to benefit the world.

Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination at Penn

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Suite 421, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice).

Nondiscrimination Statement