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Oct
07
The First Tuesday Lecture Series is an opportunity for Penn Vet's New Bolton Center to share new advances and cutting-edge information with the local horse community. The one-hour lectures, held once a month, will cover a wide range of veterinary subjects, each one of relevance to the horse owner and caregiver. All will be presented by New Bolton Center clinicians, with expertise in the subject. Although the lectures are free, seating is limited so pre-registration is suggested.


Jan
29

An exclusive event with international auction house Sotheby's on January 29th, 2015 at The Imperial Hotel, New Delhi.

Simon Shaw, Sotheby's senior-most specialist in Impressionist and Modern Art and world-wide head of the department, will keynote the event on his inaugural trip to India. He will discuss some key works and sales like Edward Munch’s Scream (recently auctioned for $120mm), Picasso, Van Gogh and Monet, among others. Art works which will be offered in their upcoming auction will also be on display.

Since this a unique opportunity and space is limited, please RSVP to info@penndelhi.com at the earliest. Details are enclosed in the attached invite and as always the event is open to all Penn students, alumni and
Jan
29
A discussion of best practices led by Penn Club of Western Pennsylvania President, Donald M. Bonk, C'92
Jan
29

Penn's founder, Benjamin Franklin, is celebrating his 309th birthday in January 2015. Join Penn alumni for this year's festivities!

Ben's Bash is back! The Penn Club is happy to celebrate Ben Franklin's birthday with this annual tradition. Born on January 17, 1706, our founder would have been 309 years old in 2015. Aside from Penn-related work, Franklin's many roles included being a Founding Father, a prominent figure in the American Enlightenment, the inventor of the lightning rod and bifocals, and an influential abolitionist.

Join us as we mingle with familiar and new alums and play Ben Franklin and Penn trivia!  

Feb
04
Diffusion in Social Networks: New Theory and Experiments
Featuring Damon Centola, Associate professor in the Annenberg School and the School of Engineering
12:00pm (EST)

Damon Centola is an Associate Professor in the Annenberg School and the School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is the Director of the Network Dynamics Group. He is also an elected Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.
Feb
05
Penn Alumni Travel: Cruising the Zambezi
Featuring Penn Professor David Wallace


From Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom and the rich multicultural heritage of the “Rainbow Nation” to stunning natural beauty and exotic wildlife, this travel program showcases Southern Africa like no other.  Explore “a world in one country”—Johannesburg, Table Mountain, Robben Island, Mandela’s former home in Soweto, and the Cape of Good Hope. Enjoy unparalleled game-viewing and visit thundering Victoria Falls.

Learn more about this tour.
Feb
05
The Penn Gold Coast Alumni Club
is pleased to invite you to attend a lecture by

Penn Criminal Law Professor John Hollway
Wrongful Convictions: Past and Present

Thursday, February 5, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

at

The Pine Crest School, ICI Auditorium
1501 Northeast 62nd Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

Feb
05
Reception celebrating the establishment of the
Ernest F. Rosato — William Maul Measey
Professorship in Surgical Education
and the appointment of
Jon Morris, MDas the inaugural chair-holder
Feb
07

Lecture: Bringing Down the Mob 

Former Secret Service Agent, Pasquale (Nino) Perrotta, will discuss his role in bringing down the Gambino Crime Family, how he obtained evidence, and how he helped take on the mob.

Starting as a rookie investigator in the Bronx district attorney's office and partnering with New York's Organized Crime Task Force, and finally as an agent for the U. S. Secret Service, his story involves menacing trash collectors, countless hours of wiretapped recordings, and clever phone card fraud.

Feb
09
Featuring Deborah A. Thomas, Professor of Anthropology and Africana Studies
12:00pm (EST)

Deborah A. Thomas is Professor of Anthropology and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica and Modern Blackness: Nationalism, Globalization, and The Politics of Culture in Jamaica; and co-editor of the volume Globalization and Race: Transformations in the Cultural Production of Blackness. Her articles have appeared in a diverse range of journals including Cultural Anthropology, American Anthropologist, Radical History Review, small axe, Identities, and Feminist Review.
Feb
11
Reception celebrating the establishment of the
Ernest F. Rosato — William Maul Measey
Professorship in Surgical Education
and the appointment of
Jon Morris, MDas the inaugural chair-holder
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