Penn Bookstore Catalog

The Penn Bookstore is pleased to present the 2020 Gift Catalog ! Choose from a broad selection of merchandise that proudly displays the Penn brand. In addition to apparel, find truly unique collectibles. Take advantage of either of two special promotions:

  • Save 25% off SITEWIDE starting 11/27 through 12/1 (Use code THEBIG25), or 
  • Enjoy FREE SHIPPING on all catalog and on-line orders now through December 18, 2020 (Use code PENNSHIP).

    Let your Penn Pride be a gift this winter season! For faculty and staff members on campus, enjoy 25% off in-store from 11/27 through 12/1 (some exclusions apply, including technology, textbooks, and gift card purchases).
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New Penn ECard website

We invite you to explore our newly redesigned eCard website, featuring a clean and modern look, new functionality that allows users to conveniently send to multiple contacts at one time, over ten new cards, and a brand new “Zoom Background” category that allows users to download six campus scenes and custom Penn-branded backgrounds to share their Penn Pride on their next Zoom call or Teams meeting. Be sure to explore our wide selection of winter-themed greetings, and peruse a variety of animated and static eCard designs, with options for music, for other occasions and celebrations. Thank you for using the Penn eCard site – the Greener way to share the Red & Blue!

www.upenn.edu/ecards

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Engage in the Law that Impacts Your Field: Enroll in Spring 2021 Master in Law Courses

Take a class at Penn Law this Spring:

– LAWM 505 | American Constitutional Law | Tuesdays 5:30-8:15pm
– LAWM 506 | Technology Law & IP for Non-Lawyer | Mondays 5:30-8:15pm
– LAWM 511 | U.S. Law and Legal Methods | Tuesdays/Thursdays 4:00-5:20pm
– LAWM 513 | Medical Liability and Negligence | Thursdays 5:30-8:15pm
– LAWM 515 | Contracts and Negotiations | Tuesdays 5:30-8:15pm
– LAWM 525 | Entrepreneurship and the Law | Wednesdays 5:30-8:15pm
– LAWM 528 | General Business Law | Wednesdays 5:30-8:15 pm
– LAWM 529 | Navigating the Regulatory State | Mondays 5:30-8:15pm
– LAWM 530 | Health Law and Policy | Tuesdays 5:30-8:15pm
– LAWM 576 | Patent Law | ONLINE ASYNCRHONOUS

Register on Penn In Touch using Subject Code LAWM or visit ML’s Take a Law Class page at: https://www.law.upenn.edu/admissions/master-in-law/take-a-class.php

Interested in the Master in Law degree or Certificate in Law?
Visit http://www.law.upenn.edu/admissions/master-in-law

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Chats with Jack: 2020-2021

Please register your interest in joining an upcoming Chats with Jack session to be held quarterly. Vice President for Human Resources, Jack Heuer, Ed.D., will join a select group of monthly-paid employees to discuss any and all Human Resources questions brought forward.  

For each session, three to four staff members will be invited to meet with the Vice President and a PPSA Tri-Chair to further lines of communication and foster open dialogue. Staff members are selected at random from among all registrants with the goal of resolving frequently and not-so-frequently asked questions and communicating them to our colleagues. PPSA remains grateful for Dr. Heuer’s engagement with PPSA, especially in this intimate setting.

To register for a chance to participate in Chats with Jack, click here.

All sessions will be held virtually, between November 2020 and May 2021. For more information, write the PPSA Tri-Chairs at ppsa@lists.upenn.edu.

Kris Forrest, PPSA Chair
Patrick Walsh, PPSA Chair-elect
Nadir Sharif, PPSA Past Chair

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Green Fund Review Committee Call for Applications

Join the Green Fund Review Committee! https://forms.gle/BxYVok5M2nE2euxT9

Penn’s Green Fund Review Committee is putting out a call for new members! University of Pennsylvania faculty, staff, undergraduate students, and graduate students interested in becoming Committee members must complete this form. The Penn Sustainability Office will review interested applicants and select up to nine (9) members based on relevant experience. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and are due by 5pm on Friday, November 20.

Penn’s Green Fund Review Committee is responsible for reviewing Green Fund applications to ensure that they are in alignment with the goals set out in the most current Climate and Sustainability Action Plan. Committee members must attend regular monthly meetings and provide thoughtful feedback and questions to Green Fund applicants. The Green Fund Review Committee does not have term limits. On average, committee members serve two to three (2-3) years.

For more information about the Green Fund, visit the Penn Sustainability website at sustainability.upenn.edu.

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Penn Bookstore Hours

For those of you on campus, the Penn Bookstore is open and its hours effective October 12 are as follows:
Monday ~ Friday: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am to 5:00pm
Please note: the cafe will be closed on weekends.

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Penn Rec Fall 2020 Virtual Group Exercises

Penn Campus Recreation has a NEW Fall 2020 Virtual Group Exercise schedule. There are a ton of new additions this semester and are so excited to get working out virtually together again starting next week. The schedule runs from 9/8 until 12/20! 

Virtual memberships are FREE to Penn Community members (Students, Faculty/Staff, Affiliates, & Alumni).

Sign up for your free virtual membership through our online registration portal HERE. Please follow the instructions in your receipt to access the classes next week!

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Important Service and Ridership Information from Penn Transit

Penn Transit has resumed its fixed-route transportation services that include PennBus East and PennBus West.  On-demand transit options such as Evening Shuttles and Penn Accessible Transit are operating as normal.  Service for the Pennovation Works Shuttle and the Grocery Shuttle Pilot Programalso is available.

Know Before Go

In addition to the display of a valid PennCard, all Penn Transit riders are required to display a valid “green” PennOpen Pass in a manner consistent with the current protocols for building-entry on Penn’s campus and as a means of reducing the risks of COVID-19.

Individuals who are not part of the University’s PennOpen Pass Program must either display their respective institution’s valid Daily COVID Screening Pass or participate in a driver-conducted screening and offer their verbal attestations. Individuals who cannot display a “green pass” or respond “Yes” to any of the attestation criteria will not be allowed to ride in the vehicle. 

Read more : www.upenn.edu/PennTransit/policy

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Savings for Faculty and Staff at YouDecide

Deals and discounts are waiting for you at YouDecide, a consumer products portal that features new offers and everyday savings from popular national and local brands. Faculty and staff are encouraged to visit YouDecide often to browse through the latest selections. Your PennKey and password are required for access.

Visit YouDecide at https://www.hr.upenn.edu/penn-community/deals-discounts

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Penn Healthy You: Be In The Know 2020-2021: Virgin Pulse Rewards


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