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.
Campus running club benefits the body and the brain
Three times a week runners gather in Annenberg Plaza to work their bodies and stretch their minds. Through regular runs and monthly running and walking lectures, the group fosters community and health while promoting intellectual exchange.
Winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Involvement Awards named
President Amy Gutmann helped honor the five winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Involvement Awards, given as part of the Commemorative Symposium on Social Change.
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.
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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