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.
Wellness resources at your fingertips
When facing the challenges of the current moment, Penn students, faculty, and staff have options to promote their emotional, mental, and physical well-being.
What to know about this year’s Be in the Know campaign
The 2020-21 Be in the Know campaign, an initiative with rewards that promotes well-being among Penn faculty and staff, welcomes Virgin Pulse as its new wellness platform partner.
Penn announces COVID-19 childcare grant
The Penn COVID-19 Childcare Grant helps faculty, staff, and postdoctoral trainees at the University who incur childcare expenses for care during the academic year.
HR’s ‘Return to Campus Guide’ details on-campus health and safety for faculty and staff
Every University faculty and staff member will receive a face covering and Penn’s Return to Campus Guide in the mail detailing on-campus health and safety for faculty and staff returning to campus.
Honoring outstanding staff members with 2020 Models of Excellence awards
The traditional Models of Excellence ceremony could not take place in April because of the coronavirus, but the entire Penn community celebrates the 2020 honorees.
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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