Author: Mayumi Hirtzel

The Penn Museum Shop offers artisanal gifts inspired by the Penn Museum’s world-renowned collections––from jewelry and toys to homeware and global delicacies.  Penn staff, faculty, and students will receive 25% off of all regularly priced merchandise from Friday, December 1 through Sunday, December 31 both in-Shop and online. For in-Shop purchases, present your Penn Card. For online purchases, use […]
Penn Bookstore will hold its annual Winter Sale-a-Bration – Wednesday, December 6 and Thursday, December 7 from 8:30 AM-8:00 PM. Take advantage of a special 20% off discount storewide*, all while enjoying seasonal festivities. Stop in one or both days for performances by the Penn Glee Club, free professional photo at the winter-themed photobooth (props […]
Win $100,000 to make progress towards one of these goals in Philadelphia: WHAT IS YOUR BIG IDEA? Application period: January 19-28, 2024Start now. Learn more at for these in the FAQ: Q) What type of project should I propose? Q) Who is eligible to apply, and how should I build a project team?
Learn the law that impacts your work by enrolling in a spring 2024 Master in Law (ML) course designed specifically for non-lawyers. Take a class for enrichment, or toward a credential such as the Certificate in Law or Master in Law degree. Enjoy flexible course schedules with options over the lunch hour as well as […]
Penn Healthy You is pleased to offer free biometric screenings at convenient University locations October 10 through November 30. Sign up for your appointment online at the Health Advocate website using your PennKey and password. Select the Schedule a Health Screening tile. Look for Attend an Onsite Health Screening Event and click Schedule. Search by available locations and follow the steps to make your appointment.  […]
Across the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine, we’re committed to supporting the communities where we live and work. We also know our faculty and staff are driven by a passion for making a difference. That is why we are updating this year’s Penn’s Way campaign, our annual workplace charitable giving drive. Select any of […]
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 […]
Deep Dig: Signs, Symbols & Secrets of Ancient Writing, a five-week online class for adult learners runs Tuesday evenings, November 7, 14, 21, 28 and December 5, 2023 from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm. Covering writing from Egyptian hieroglyphs and Maya glyphs to Chinese script and Cuneiform, the online class will provide access to digital readings, online […]
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.