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.
3pm @ Wells Fargo Center 2pm @ Walnut Street Theater
12pm (EDT) - 1pm (EDT
Join Professor Paul Sniegowski for a lecture on the history and culture of the Patagonian region of South America
Featuring Professor Sharon Ravitch
12:00PM - 1:00Pm (EDT)
Join Professor Sharron Ravitch as she discusses globalization in the education sector its relationship to Cuba.
Mural Tour at Department of Justice
Behind the imposing facade of the Department of Justice is housed the largest historic art collection of any GSA-built facility.
Join the Penn Club of DC for a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the amazing murals and statuary of this building. Along with its Art Deco elements, included will be a tour of 68 murals original to the building and the Spirit of Justice, often seen in photos of Attorney Generals and once the source of controversy with John Ashcroft.
Help us make casserole dinners at our bi-annual Casserole Blitz!
Join us when we volunteer with the University City Hospitality Coalition to make casserole dinners. UCHC uses casseroles on average twice a week, each time going through 12 casseroles. Our casseroles will be a great help as UCHC prepares meals 250 nights a year. 60% of those 25,000 dinners are made by one person.
Brunch with Ben Franklin in Honor of His 309th Birthday!
Join the Penn Alumni Club of Philadelphia for a special birthday brunch celebration for University of Pennsylvania Founder Benjamin Franklin at the Liberty View Ballroom. Ben Franklin himself will join our group for photos, questions, and an interactive brunch by Brûlée Catering by Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix. The Liberty View Ballroom is located on the mezzanine level of the Independence Visitor Center in the heart of America's most Historic Square with spectacular views of Independence Hall and The Liberty Bell Center. Our buffet menu includes: Scrambled Eggs, Home-style Hashbrowns, Poblano Peppers, Assorted Mini Pastries with Butter and Fresh Preserves, Fresh Fruit, Assorted Individual Yogurts and Granola, Cereals, Bagels, and Accompaniments. Beverages include Assorted Juices, Coffee, Tea, and Bottled Water. Following brunch, our group will be escorted to see Dr. Franklin's grave.
2nd ANNUAL BOWLING FOR BEN EVENT, Sunday, January 11th – 5 to 8 pm
The Garage Bowling & Billiards, 1130 Broadway (on Capitol Hill), Seattle, WA 98122
Join the Penn Club of Seattle in celebrating Ben Franklin’s 309th birthday with an evening of bowling, billiards, food and drink at the great space known as “The Garage” on Capitol Hill in Seattle. Bowling begins at 5:00 PM. You can bowl, schmooze, eat and drink, play some billiards and just enjoy the company of local Penn alumni. Cost for the night will be $10, which includes bowling and shoe rentals. $20 includes bowling, shoe rental and a Penn pint glass! Food and drink is no-host. Venue is 21+ (no minors).
2PM - 3PM (EDT)
Featuring Professor David Wallace
Join Professor Wallace for a lecture on the history and culture in Southern Africa.
Penn Alumni Travel: Baja California: Among the Great Whales
Faculty Host: TBD
Venture to Baja, California and the Sea of Cortez to enter the California gray whale birthing lagoons of Bahia Magdalena for close encounters with these gentle giants, a rare privilege in the natural world. You will be joined by the top expedition team in the region: naturalists, an undersea specialist, and a certified photo instructor who is aboard to make sure you go home with some of the best shots of your life. Learn more about this tour.
Featuring Anna Graham Hunter, Career Happiness Coach
In this webinar, Anna Graham Hunter, Career Happiness Coach, will share how to make the transition to a career you love without starting over at the bottom. Anna will explain her step-by-step process for implementing a savvy career strategy.
Penn Alumni Travel: Patagonian Frontiers
Featuring Penn Professor Paul Sniegowski
Enjoy face-to-face encounters with two of the world’s last great frontiers: the majestic fjords and glaciers of Southern Patagonia and the stunningly dramatic scenery of Torres del Paine.
Learn more about this tour.
Online discussion and Q&A with Professors Paul Saint-Amour and Jean-Christophe Cloutier
Each year, students on the English department’s undergraduate advisory board select a book for students to read over winter break. In late January, students and faculty members from the Departments of English, Cinema Studies, and Fine Arts gather to discuss the book. For the first time, alumni are invited to join the discussion on-campus or during an exclusive online event! The Winter Reading Project
book selection for 2015 is The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill.
Panel Discussion with Faculty and Students
5:30 -8:00 PM (EST)
Harrison College House Heyer Sky Lounge
Each year, students on the English department’s undergraduate advisory board select a book for students to read over winter break. In late January, students and faculty members from the Departments of English, Cinema Studies, and Fine Arts gather to discuss the book. For the first time, alumni are invited to join the discussion on-campus or during an exclusive online event!
The Winter Reading Project book selection for 2015 is The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill.
Penn Club of Chicago Board Meeting - Join Us and Help Plan/Lead
Sunday, October 25th at 10am
Want to be involved with the Penn Club of Chicago? Interested in learning more about what we do, planning an event, or helping out? Just want to meet some other Penn alums?
Featuring: Jeri Hird Dutcher, National Award-Winning Resume Writer
Are you thinking of changing careers? Have you decided to change careers but find yourself dead in the water because you don’t know how to show your achievements in your resume? Are you applying for jobs in a new industry, but your resume isn’t producing the interviews you want?
Join us on Jan. 27 to find out how to plan and write your career change resume.
Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Lecture Series Presents:
"Clinical Research Supporting Marketing Claims: No Pain, No Gain"
Elliot V. Hersh, DMD, MS, PhD
Diffusion in Social Networks: New Theory and Experiments
Featuring Damon Centola, Associate professor in the Annenberg School and the School of Engineering
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.
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.
Featuring Deborah A. Thomas, Professor of Anthropology and Africana Studies
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.
Penn Alumni Travel: The Art & Culture of Cuba
Featuring Penn Professor Sharon Ravitch
Join Penn Alumni Travel on a week-long immersion in the fascinating history and warm hospitality of Cuba. Stroll the streets of atmospheric Old Havana and meet some of the country's leading artists on visits to their studios and homes. Learn more about this tour.
CITY OF RESURGENCE
Exploring Atlanta’s Urban Transformation Past, Present, and Future
Join the Penn Alumni Club of Atlanta and the Penn Institute for Urban Research for an evening at the High Museum of Art including special tours of the Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds exhibit, a series of lightning talks that examine many facets of Atlanta’s complex and fascinating urban evolution, and reception. The lightning talks will provide insight on cultural anchor institutions, like the Woodruff Arts Center, and their role in urban development; transformative projects in the works; how Atlanta’s development compares to cities across America; and how values of health and shared prosperity can be assessed and integrated into redevelopment efforts.
Penn Alumin Travel: Bangkok to Bali, The Eastern & Oriental Express
Featuring Penn Professor Justin McDaniel
Experience the exotic kaleidoscope of colors, sounds, cultures, and ancient histories in Thiailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. Visit elaborate temples, palaces, and shrines throughout this exciting program. Learn more about this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: Panama Canal & Costa Rica
Featuring Penn Professor Tom Van Winkle
Join this spectacular nine-day journey from the Costa Rican rainforest through the mighty locks of the Panama Canal. Explore the terrestrial wonders of Costa Rica's National Parks and Osa Peninsula and tour Panama City. Learn more about this tour.
Featuring David Bell, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing Hearst Tower
, New York City
Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the GHRI laboratories and test kitchen with Miriam Arond, director of GHRI and Penn alumna. Afterwards, we’ll go to a nearby location for a reception and faculty talk from Wharton Professor David Bell, an expert in consumer shopping behavior.
Featuring Senior Associate Directors with Penn's Career Services Office, Barbara Hewitt and Claire Klieger
Join Barbara Hewitt and Claire Klieger, both Senior Associate Directors with Penn’s Career Services office, as they discuss tips and strategies to prepare for your upcoming interviews.
Featuring Pat Rose, Director of Career Services
Have you ever negotiated with an employer for salary or other important items when you received a job offer? Were you successful? In this webinar, Patricia Rose, Director of Career Services, will discuss what to think about and do when you receive an offer.
Featuring Penn Professor Paul Cobb
Join Professor Paul Cobb as he discusses the history and culture of the Rivieras and Islands of France, Italy, and Spain.
Co-sponsored with Association of Alumnae
In 15 years as a career and leadership coach, Julie Cohen, PCC, has worked with hundreds of clients to clarify and achieve their professional and personal goals. Almost all clients wanted to enhance their work-life balance whether they wanted a promotion, better communication skills, more meaning and satisfaction from their work, or improved leadership capabilities. This led Julie to develop The 7 Keys to Work-Life Balance: a program that gives participants tools to identify, clarify and rectify the work-life balance challenges they may be facing.
Featuring Wendy Grube, Practice Assistant Professor, and Director, Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Wendy Grube, PhD, CRNP, Practice Assistant Professor, is currently the Director of the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, and has centered her clinical practice on promoting access to quality reproductive healthcare for women and men.
Penn Alumni Travel: Waterways of Holland & Belgium
Featuring Penn Professor Lance Donaldson-Evans
Join us in Holland and Belgium for nine days when Holland's breathtaking tulip fields are in bloom! Meet local residents for a personal perspective on the Low Countries' modern life and cultural heritage. Learn more about this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: Southern Italy & Sicily
Featuring Penn Professor Thomas Max Safley
Delight in a special exploration of Italy's southern climates, from striking Sicily and the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to unheralded Apulia, the alluring "boot heel," in a small group of only 24. Learn more about this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: Rivieras & Islands: France, Italy & Spain
Featuring Penn Professor Paul Cobb
Cruise for seven nights from Barcelona to Rome. This unique, comprehensive itinerary immerses you in the dynamic history, inimitable art and culture, and sun-drenched landscapes of the French and Italian rivieras and islands. Learn more about this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: Spain's Costa Verde
Featuring Penn Professor Anny Moyer
Spain's Costa Verde, the Green Coast, enchants all who visit. Fall under its spell on a 10-night adventure that showcases its culture, history, and stunning coastal and mountain landscapes. Learn more abou this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: Baltic Sea
Featuring Penn Professor Arthur Waldron
Spain's Costa Verde, the Green Coast, enchants all who visit. Fall under its spell on a 10-night adventure that showcases its culture, history, and stunning coastal and mountain landscapes Learn more about this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: California National Parks
Featuring Penn Professor Lucy Fowler Williams
Begin your small group journey with two nights in spectacular San Francisco with visits to the Sonoma Wine Region. Explore stunning Lake Tahoe, visit Yosemite National Park, continue onto Sequoia National Park and King's Canyon National Park. Learn more about this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: Art & Architecture of Brazil
Featuring Penn Professor Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw
Discover ecletic art, fascinating culture, and stunning landscapes in South America's largest country. Tour São Paulo's oldest museum the - 100 - year old Pinacoteca - with a curator, meet painters in their studios, the new Art Museum of Rio, tour exuberant gardens designed by robert Burle Marx, and watch the sun set from Sugarloaf Mountain. Learn more about this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: Exploring Iceland
Featuring Penn Professor Larry Silver
Discover the astonishing natural history and rich cultural heritage of vast, unspoiled Iceland - a land perfect for exploring in a small group, limited to only 24 guests.
Learn more about this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: Waterways of Russia
Featuring Penn Professor Phil Nichols
Join us for nine nights cruising Russia's waterways. This itinerary highlights Russia's two great cultural capitals - St. Petersburg, Czar Peter the Great's "window on the West," and the fabled city of Moscow, political and commercial capital of the world's largest country. Learn more about this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: Grand Danube Passage
Featuring Penn Professor Thomas Max Safley
Experience Eastern European culture, marvelous old-world capitals, ornate cathedrals, and picturesque villages as you cruise the celebrated Grand Danube Passage for eight nights. Learn more about this tour.
Penn Alumni Travel: Paris to Provence
Featuring Penn Professor Andre Dombrowski
This exclusive French sojourn features a two-night stay in enchanting Paris, travel aboard the famous TGV high-speed train from the Rhone Valley, and a cruise through the world-famous Burgundy, Beaujolais, and Provence wine regions.
Learn more about this tour.