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Council Meeting Coverage 2016
Building on Excellence
Campus Development Plan
Climate Action Plan 2.0
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Economic Status of the Faculty 2016
Gender Equity Report
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Inauguration of President Gutmann
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Report of the Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare
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Salary Guidelines
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Sexual Harassment Policy
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Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence and Stalking Policy
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Summer Camps 2016
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Talk About Teaching
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$24 Million from National Science Foundation for Penn Scientists to Establish Mechanobiology Center

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Pennsylvania a $24 million, five-year grant to establish a Science and Technology Center (STC) focused on engineering mechanobiology, or the way cells exert and are influenced by the physical forces in their environment. This award is part of an overall $94 million from NSF to support four new STCs. In addition to these latest awards, NSF supports eight other STCs.
$3.7 Million Grant for Penn to Improve Access to Mental Health Services in Primary Care Clinics
Penn Medicine received a five-year, $3.7 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support an academic unit to improve access to treatment for mental health disorders. The grant will establish a new Center for Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care in the department of family medicine and community health at the Perelman School of Medicine, in partnership with the department of psychiatry and the School of Nursing. The Center will serve as a national hub to develop, test and share best practices and enhance training in integrated behavioral health.
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Christian Association’s 125th Anniversary: October 29

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, the Christian Association at the University of Pennsylvania (CA)—the nation’s oldest active ecumenical campus ministry—will celebrate its 125th anniversary with an evening filled with great food, fellowship, special guests, raffle prizes, a silent auction and more.

The Christian Association currently resides in Westminster House (above), an historic building from 1884 by T. P. Chandler; the building is attached to Tabernacle United Church at 118 South 37th Street.

Photograph by Jackson Betz


Issue Highlights: October 11, 2016

Death: Alexander Riasanovsky, History

Council Coverge: October 5 Meeting

University Club at Penn Board of Governors

Call for Honorary Degree Nominations: November 15

University-wide Teaching Awards

Honors & Other Things

Nominations for Community Involvement Recognition Awards: November 30

Grab Your Mobile Device and Awaken Your Senses with New Online Tours at Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum’s Scarecrows

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Festival of International Students at the Penn Museum: October 14

So You Wanna Be an Archaeologist? Penn Museum Marks International Archaeology Day with Focus on Ancient Italy, Modern Archaeology Laboratories Day-Long Event: Part of Ciao Philadelphia, the Italian Cultural Month

Penn’s Way 2017 Raffle


So You Wanna Be an Archaeologist?Penn Museum’s all-ages celebration of International Archaeology Day, shines a spotlight on ancient Italy, and modern scientific studies, Saturday, October 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Penn Museum galleries, with special behind-the-scenes tours of research rooms and activities in the Museum’s Center for the Analysis of Archaeological Materials (CAAM). 
A marble cult statue head (above), probably of the goddess Diana, from the late 2nd century BCE, on display in the Museum’s Worlds Intertwined: Etruscans, Greeks & Romans gallery suite.


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