Workplace pumping made easier
Listening to employee feedback, Penn Medicine added hospital-grade pumps and doubled its lactation spaces, taking strides to help women meet their breastfeeding goals.
What Penn is thankful for
As families gather this year to give thanks for acts of kindness, fruitful opportunities, and the people who fill their lives with joy, so too does the Penn family.
Shining a light on sensational staff
HR is accepting nominations for this year’s Models of Excellence Program through Friday, Oct. 19.
By foot, pedal, track, rail, or wheel, all roads lead to Penn
A look at the various commuter styles and accoutrements that get faculty and staff to campus, and why they travel the way they do.
Temp positions open doors for full-time employment
Through partnerships with temp agencies like AppleOne, the University is able to find motivated employees and diversify its workforce.
Bringing nursing to the most remote places
Registered nurse Nancy Bonalumi teamed up with Project Helping Hands, a nonprofit organization that deploys volunteer medical teams to remote areas in developing nations, from Nepal to Kenya, and recently returned from her fifth visit to Bolivia.
Deidre Wood’s commitment and compassion earns Pillar of Excellence award
Wood’s hard work and compassion for her counterparts and Penn’s neighbors earned her a 2018 Pillar of Excellence Award for outstanding weekly-paid staff achievement.
Bringing art to inner city teens
Renee Andrea Mills of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has a passion for helping people and a passion for art, and for the past 25 years, she has combined both in community outreach, sharing the joy of creativity.
New International House director re-emphasizes organization’s ‘core values’
Josh Sevin, who took over as president and CEO of International House Philadelphia in May, discusses plans for the nonprofit’s future.
Learning from tragedy: How Penn prepares for and responds to emergency situations
Vice president of Public Safety Maureen Rush discusses the University’s emergency preparedness plan, Public Safety personnel training, community education opportunities, and how relationships matter.
In the News
Touring Philly’s Black History Along South Street From Du Bois Home to Standard Theater
Penn students Helen Fetaw, Nathaniel Gertzman, and Ramon Garcia Gomez joined Penn chaplain and professor Chaz Howard to lead a Black History Month tour of South Street.
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Johns Hopkins University Wants its Own Police Department. What Would That Mean for Baltimore?
Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety said the Penn police force frees up city police to focus on other issues by handling up to 150 university-related emergency calls every month.
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