Author: Mayumi Hirtzel

Join the Penn cohort of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s Young Professionals Council! The Young Professionals Council (YPC) connects ambitious, visionary young people with a strong, diverse network of peers, mentors, and regional business and civic leaders. Penn employees can qualify for YPC membership and gain exclusive access to networking events, service opportunities, […]
The Penn Bookstore invites you to participate in its 2023 survey. Provide feedback on the bookstore’s services and offerings and enter to win one of three $100 Penn Bookstore gift certificates. Click here to respond today!
University of Pennsylvania parents and educators can now browse and borrow more than 1,500 award-winning and notable books for children and young adults, all highlighting diverse characters and experiences, as part of a new initiative at the Penn Libraries. The new and growing collection features English-language books, with selections suitable for the youngest readers up […]
The University launched Workday Learning on March 6. It replaces Knowledge Link, the University’s former job-related learning management system (LMS). Workday Learning connects University faculty, staff, postdocs, and student workers with their required job training and other learning opportunities directly from Workday.
Congratulations to the 2023 WOCAP Awardees! Annually, awards are given in up to six categories: Helen O. Dickens, Joann Mitchell Outstanding Legacy, faculty/staff, graduate and/or professional student, undergraduate student, and community member. Award criteria and details can be found at the Women of Color Awards website: https://aarc.upenn.edu/women-color/women-color-awards Undergraduate: Mya Gordon, C’24Graduate: Kyabeth Torres, PhD CandidateFaculty/Staff: Sharon […]
[Image Text]FREE online courseBenjamin Franklin and His WorldExplore the life of one of the United States’s most important historical figures. Course topics: * Franklin’s early life growing up in the American colonies, rising from having little formal education to a man who could retire in his 40s.* Career as a polymath who did everything from […]
PennTransit Mobile has replaced the PennRides on Request app, and offers several enhancements to riders’ current experience, including improved arrival estimates, the ability to see fixed-route and on-demand options in one screen, integration of bike sharing and walking options, and commonly requested points of interest. PennTransit Mobile is currently available for download from the Apple […]
Penn Transit is pleased to announce the inclusion of the first full-size electric vehicles to its fleet. Four new vans primarily accommodate the following transit routes: On-Request Evening Shuttles, Penn Accessible Transit, A.M. Medical Service Shuttle, FMC Shuttle, and Pennovation Works Shuttle.  Read more.
Did You Know? Childcare options are conveniently available on campus at Penn Children’s Center for members of the University community. The accredited early education and childcare facility offers flexible options for individuals with needs ranging from 2 – 5 days of care. Immediate openings are available in our preschool program for children ages 3 to 5.  Additionally, since schoolroom capacity […]
Student loan debt has increased significantly over the past decade and has climbed to more than $1.7 trillion. Penn understands that many staff and faculty have been burdened with repayment, creating strains on your mental and financial health. That’s why the University has partnered with PeopleJoy, a financial wellness benefits organization that specializes in student […]