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Quality of Worklife Workshops

Human Resources is pleased to offer the following workshops on a range of topics related to personal well-being.

• "Switching Gears: Transitioning from Work to Home"

• "Handling the Difficult and Angry Customer"

• "Practical Solutions for Everyday Parenting"

• "Handling the Hectic Holidays"

• "Eldercare 101"

• "Home Safety"

• "Butt Out" (a quit smoking program)

Notes: It is necessary to register online for all QOWL workshops.

Go to

Scroll down to ‘Browse by Category,'

Select Quality of Worklife, where you will find dates, times and locations

Follow the prompts to register.

All presentations run during lunch time. Please feel free to bring a brown bag lunch with you.

Personalized Support: QOWL workshops are presented by experts from QOWL programs. For personalized one-to-one assistance with dependent care issues and personal well-being, contact Penn's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Work/Life Benefit provider (PBH):

• Call 1-888-321-4433, or

• Go online to Select PENN EAP & Work/Life Benefit

Information: For info. about Penn's health promotion program, go to

Questions: Contact Orna Rosenthal at (215) 898-5116 or

Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 4, September 17, 2002


September 17, 2002
Volume 49 Number 4

The School of Veterinary Medicine invites the Penn community to celebrate 50 Years of Excellence with an Open House on September 21.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Penn #4 in it's annual Best national Universities survey.
The Penn Humanities Forum dedicates the 2002-2003 lectures, seminars, and exhibitions to the topic of The Book.
New Bioterrorism Legislation affects laboratories and clinical facilities.
Speaking Out about the conservation postcards.
Honors for faculty and staff
The 14th annual Career Conference for graduate students starts on September 17.
The 10th annual Penn Family Day is scheduled for October 5.
Research Roundup: Nurse Shortage; Alternate Tobacco Use; Immune Cells Fight Cancer; Head Start.
The Annual Crime Report from the Division of Public Safety.