Author: Mayumi Hirtzel

Success in a multinational workforce requires awareness of and sensitivity to our connections and separations. With Penn LPS Online, you can study the history and future of our interconnected world to help you excel in a diverse workplace that serves a global community. The Penn LPS Online global and regional studies courses will improve your […]
The Master in Law (ML) Program at Penn Carey Law educates professionals in the areas of the law that inform their work. As Penn Faculty or Staff, you have the opportunity to:* Take a Class ad hoc* Pursue the Certificate in Law (4 courses)* Apply to the Master in Law (ML) Degree Program (8 courses). […]
National Financial Literacy Awareness month is observed in April, which gives Wharton faculty a great opportunity to showcase their research in financial literacy, its importance, and current initiatives for innovation. Faculty will also discuss topics from lower-income spending behavior to how AI may help in financial literacy challenges. Links info to podcasts: Episode 1 – David […]
This spring, Penn staff and their managers will participate in the year-end performance review process to build on fall 2023’s mid-year performance reviews in Workday.  On April 1, you should have received a Workday notification to log in to Workday and start your self-evaluation, for the review period of May 1, 2023, to April 30, 2024. […]
All members of the Penn community now can initiate a meal between students (undergraduates & graduates) and mentors (i.e. current or past professors, teaching assistants, advisors, RAs, PHINS, Peer Advisors, and members of Penn’s professional staff). The Penn Mentor Meals Program encourages students (undergraduate & graduate) and their mentors to engage in intellectual or casual […]
Penn Athletics and Recreations is announcing their 4th Annual Penn Relays Campus Cup presented by Fresh Prints! All Penn Faculty & Staff (including Health System/CHOP) are invited to register teams to participate in a series of fun events through the winter and spring. Teams will accumulate points throughout the year that will be added up […]
Penn Transit has introduced several adjustments to its services for the 2023-2024 Academic Year. These changes will extend Penn Transit’s overall coverage area, expand service hours and options for University buses, and better accommodate the considerable increase in ridership that has occurred since announcing the PennTransit Mobile App. Read more.
Step into a healthier year and exciting rewards with Penn’s  Be in the Know  wellness campaign! The 2023–2024 campaign launched on July 1, and continues to provide comprehensive programs, resources, and rewards to support your health and overall well-being. Highlights include: Watch for upcoming communications on the 2023–2024 Be in the Know wellness campaign. For complete campaign details, visit […]
The University of Pennsylvania’s ample paid time off (PTO) benefits have expanded as of the new fiscal year. After thorough review and consultation with leaders from across our schools and centers, the University of Pennsylvania has updated its Paid Time Off Policy with increased accrual rates for new and recently hired staff members. The policy […]
Effective September 1, 2023, the University has raised the discount on Philadelphia regional passes to 50% with a maximum discount of $105 per month. The new discount coincides with the Department of Parking & Commuter Services’ launch of a new program management platform that offers an enhanced user interface and related support services. This 50% […]