Side gigs for good, part two
In a second installment of “side gigs” stories, meet four more Penn employees whose after-work endeavors go above and beyond.
Penn sends largest ever delegation to UN climate conference
At COP 25, representatives from the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, Perry World House, Penn IUR, and elsewhere discuss global climate challenges.
Side gigs for good
After putting in a full, impactful day at work at Penn, some faculty and staff fill their spare hours with endeavors that make a difference.
One of only a few female members of a college men’s basketball staff, Penn’s Sarah Parks has jumped into her new gig.
Penn’s Way kicks off new workplace giving campaign, with $1.7M goal
The 2019 Penn’s Way campaign kicked off with a celebration at Houston Hall. From Oct. 1 through Nov. 15, faculty and staff are encouraged to donate to the 15,000-plus participating agencies.
Calling all techies: Penn’s your next stop
Throughout the years, jobs in technology have flourished at the University. Here’s why it’s such a good place to work in tech.
Lorenzo Jackson, leader and ‘Pillar of Excellence’
Custodian Lorenzo Jackson is a beloved fixture at 3401 Walnut Street, and for his dedication and service, has been awarded a Pillar of Excellence award.
The beauty of the two-wheeled commute
On Bike to Work Day, Penn will fete two-wheeled commuters with snacks, showers, and swag. For many at the University, commuting by bike is a way of life. Five Penn staff and faculty share how they make it work and why they keep riding.
Weekly paid professional staff learn resilience through free, online opportunity
Offered through the Online Learning Initiative and the College of Liberal and Professional Studies, the course teaches participants resilience, gratitude, authenticity, and more.
Farm to campus, from prep to dining—and more dining
Penn Dining Services cook up delicious, locally sourced, healthy, and abundant meals at nearly all hours of the day, an operation that starts locally and ends on plates licked clean.
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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