Author: Mayumi Hirtzel

PAACH is partnered with Pan-Asian Faculty & Staff Association (PAFSA), Restorative Practices @ Penn, Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), Special Services/Division of Public Safety, and Penn Global to develop these spaces for Faculty, Staff, and Post-Docs.
Last week, President Gutmann called on our community to join in grieving the deaths of George Floyd and too many others and to commit to being part of a positive change. I am writing today to reaffirm her call to duty and follow up with additional next steps.  Over the last week, I’ve looked at […]
The Penn Museum is temporarily closed to the public due to COVID-19. But you can still hear from scholars via the virtual Great Lectures series of videos here:
The Annenberg Center team has been working hard to gather and curate a collection of rich content to share with you: masterclasses, performances, videos, music, and conversations by many of the artists who have graced our stages, as well as fun activities for children and families and Penn-centric initiatives. Learn more here:
Penn Staff have access to an array of special discounts on a range of products that include cars, computers, cell phones, fitness clubs, and home mortgages that are available at Deals@Penn. Also, don’t forget to check out YouDecide, the convenient consumer products portal that features hundreds of discounts from local and national providers on goods […]
Penn Home Ownership Services – PHOS – has launched two new webinars for Penn faculty and staff.   “Home Buying 101” will be held the first Wednesday of each month while “Exploring the PHOS Program” will be conducted on the third Wednesday every month. Featured lenders will be available for questions at these sessions. The […]
Mindfulness at the Museum is a series of drop-in sessions focused on helping our wider community—inside and outside of the museum—to have access to tools to become more aware. Mindfulness meditation can help us to develop healthier minds and bodies, reduce stress, foster compassion, and increase our memory skills, among many other studied benefits. Participants […]
Penn faculty members, staff members, and students currently enrolled in Penn graduate/professional degree programs are invited to enroll in a selection of online courses from the Master of Health Care Innovation. Complete four of these courses within two years to receive a Certificate in Health Care Innovation. These are online, graduate-level courses that confer academic […]
SEPTA has introduced its first new bus route in a decade, connecting University City to the Philadelphia neighborhoods of Brewerytown, Fairmount, Grays Ferry, and Strawberry Mansion. Bus Route 49 also serves Amtrak 30th Street Station and the Ben Franklin Parkway attractions. Read More.
Have you filed your Tax Year 2018 reimbursement yet? The filing period lasts from Jan 1 to Feb 28, 2019. Program open to full-time benefits-eligible faculty and staff who commute greater than 50% per month. Visit for more information.