Models of Excellence program accepting nominations
Models of Excellence program accepting nominations. In addition to the traditional award categories, a special award category—Supporting Penn Through COVID-19 and Return to Campus Work—has been added.
Reporting gender identity and sexual orientation in Workday
Penn faculty and staff members now have the option to self-identify their sexual orientation and gender identity in their personal profile.
Penn celebrates a decade of Be in the Know
The University launched its 10th year of the Be in the Know campaign which focuses on wellness for eligible staff and faculty.
Honoring outstanding staff with 2021 Models of Excellence awards
Each year, the program shines a light on the University’s stellar staff. This year, the University is proud to honor the professionals who exemplify the dedication, care, and innovation that helped the Penn community persevere during the pandemic.
Leadership in action for Mental Health Awareness Month
A video message from Provost Wendell Pritchett and Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli supports the emotional well-being of faculty and staff.
How Penn is handling COVID vaccinations
Jack Heuer, vice president of the Division of Human Resources, details Penn’s process and planning.
New changes for Open Enrollment for 2021-22
Sue Sproat, executive director of benefits in the Division of Human Resources, outlines the changes to benefits for Penn employees.
Penn named one of America’s best large employers
Forbes recognized the University of Pennsylvania among the top 100 of its 2021 list.
New changes to Penn’s retirement savings plans
Effective April 2021, Penn’s retirement savings plans will undergo a major change.
Penn extends winter break for faculty, staff
To give the University community time to relax and recharge, Penn has added three additional days to the Special Winter Break.
In the News
What’s new, and what’s not, in the reported birth of the CRISPR babies
The Perelman School of Medicine’s Kiran Musunuru said that the birth of gene-edited babies does not constitute a scientific advancement because “there was nothing preventing previous researchers who edited human embryos from doing the same, except their own ethics and morals.”
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