Dec
06
Penn Club of Chicago:  Holiday Party

Join Penn alumni in Chicago for an evening with food and beer/wine pairings, a raffle/auction, and more!


Dec
09
12pm EDT
Harness the Power of LinkedIn in your Job [re]Search! You probably have a LinkedIn account, but if you are not actively using LinkedIn as a research tool in your career exploration, networking, and job search process, then you are not making the most of it. Join us for this webinar where we will explore different ways you can use this powerful social networking tool to do research to find the career-related answers you are seeking, and to expand your network in more strategic ways.
Jan
03
2pm @ Walnut Street Theater

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.


Dec
01
In conjunction with the Greater New York Dental Conference, Penn Dental Medicine will be hosting an exhibit space and alumni receptions. Alumni are invited to enjoy an evening of networking with fellow classmates, faculty, and some of today's students.
Dec
03
Wednesday, December 3 - 7:00pm
New York City - Home of Ramanan Raghavendran
We're excited to invite yPenn alumni (undergraduates from 2005-2014) to join us for networking and a Q&A presentation with Ramanan Raghavendran ENG'89, W'89, LPS'15.  He is the first international undergraduate Penn Alumni Trustee, a venture capitalist with 22 years of experience, a cross-border investor, and one of Penn's most dedicated volunteers.  Food and drinks will be served.    
Dec
06

NEW YORK | December 2014

Join President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vince Price.

Engaging Minds will be back in NYC on Saturday, December 6th, featuring William W. Burke-White, Richard Perry Professor and Inaugural Director, Perry World House and Deputy Dean and Professor of Law; Angela Lee Duckworth, Associate Professor of Psychology; Lori Rosenkopf, Simon and Midge Palley Professor of Management and Vice Dean and Director, Wharton Undergraduate Division.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dec
06

Join Penn alumni in Chicago for an evening with food and beer/wine pairings, a raffle/auction, and more!


Dec
08
Location: University of Pennsylvania - Houston Hall
Dates: December 8 & 9, 2014

Food loss and waste occurs at all sectors of the food supply chain: at farms, food processing plants, storage and distribution, wholesale and retail stores, food service places, and individual households. This conference, the first of its kind in the nation, will bring together experts from national and international, academic and industrial, public and private sectors, to explore food waste issues under two broad themes:  
  • Where food losses occur along the food supply chain, why, and how much
  • What food waste reduction measures work effectively, lessons learned and barriers
Learn more about this Conference.
Dec
09
12pm EDT
Harness the Power of LinkedIn in your Job [re]Search! You probably have a LinkedIn account, but if you are not actively using LinkedIn as a research tool in your career exploration, networking, and job search process, then you are not making the most of it. Join us for this webinar where we will explore different ways you can use this powerful social networking tool to do research to find the career-related answers you are seeking, and to expand your network in more strategic ways.
Dec
17

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion

We will be joined by Louise Mirrer, CW'73, President and Chief Executive Officer of the New-York Historical Society

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Registration: $20.00

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (at 77th Street)
New York, NY 10024

$20 - includes a guided tour of the exhibition and a private Penn alumni reception in the New-York Historical Society's beautiful Patricia D. Klingenstein Library.

Register Today

Dec
30
3pm @ Wells Fargo Center

Jan
03
2pm @ Walnut Street Theater

Jan
07

12pm (EDT) - 1pm (EDT

Join Professor Paul Sniegowski for a lecture on the history and culture of the Patagonian region of South America

Jan
09

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.

Jan
13

2PM - 3PM (EDT)
Featuring Professor David Wallace

Join Professor Wallace for a lecture on the history and culture in South Africa

Jan
13

An Evening With Penn Alumni Relations and Admissions featuring:

    Eric Furda, C'86, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

    F. Hoopes Wampler, GSE'13, Assistant Vice President Alumni Relations

    Tuesday, January 13, 2015

    6:00pm - 8:00 pm

    Grand Hyatt Seoul

    322 Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 140-738, Korea

Jan
14

An Evening With Penn Alumni Relations and Admissions featuring:

    Eric Furda, C'86, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

    F. Hoopes Wampler, GSE'13, Assistant Vice President Alumni Relations

    Beijing, January 14Kerry Hotel, 1 Guang Hua Road, Beijing 100020 China

Jan
15

An Evening With Penn Alumni Relations and Admissions featuring:

    Eric Furda, C'86, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

    F. Hoopes Wampler, GSE'13, Assistant Vice President Alumni Relations

    Shanghai, January 15  

     Banyan Tree, Shanghai On The Bund,

      9 Gong Ping Road, Hong Kou District Shanghai 200082

Jan
16

An Evening With Penn Alumni Relations and Admissions featuring:

    Eric Furda, C'86, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

    F. Hoopes Wampler, GSE'13, Assistant Vice President Alumni Relations

Hong Kong, January 16 

Club Lusitano - 16 Ice House St., Central, Hong Kong, China

Jan
17
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.
Jan
20
Featuring Anna Graham Hunter, Career Happiness Coach
12:00pm (EST)

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.
Jan
21
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.
Jan
27
Featuring: Jeri Hird Dutcher, National Award-Winning Resume Writer
12:00pm (EST)

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.
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
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
14
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.
Feb
28
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.
Mar
12
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.
Mar
24
12:00PM (EST)
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.
Apr
08

Featuring Penn Professor Paul Cobb
12:00PM (EST)

Join Professor Paul Cobb as he discusses the history and culture of the Rivieras and Islands of France, Italy, and Spain.

Apr
14

Co-sponsored with Association of Alumnae
12PM (EST)

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.

Apr
20
Featuring Wendy Grube, Practice Assistant Professor, and Director, Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program
12:00pm (EST)

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.
Apr
20
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.
Apr
27
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.
May
08
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.

May
21
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.
Jun
04
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.
Jun
05
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.
Jun
15
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.
Jun
16
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.
Jul
18
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.
Aug
08
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.

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Sep
07
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.

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Sep
28
Penn Alumni Travel: Ancient Greece & Turkey
Featuring Penn Professor Sheila (Bridget) Murnaghan

Join us for this exclusive nine-day odyssey to the windswept paradise of Greece's ancient islands and Turkey's fabled coast. Meet local residents for a personal perspective on the true character of the Aegean Sea's maritime culture.

Learn more about this tour.
Oct
01
Penn Alumni Travel: Tanzania Migration Safari
Featuring Penn Professor Peter Dodson

The annual movement of the wildebeest and other grazing herbivores across the Serengeti Plains is one of the greatest spectacles of the natural world. Join us on safari and witness marvelous dramas of life and survival unfold before your eyes.

Learn more about this tour.
Oct
01
Penn Alumni Travel: Tunisia
Featuring Penn Professor Roger Allen

With a wealth of Roman ruins unrivaled anywhere in the Mediterranean, the Phoenician and Roman city of Carthage represents only the beginning of what awaits on this Penn Alumni tour.

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Oct
13
Penn Alumni Travel: Portrait of Italy
Featuring Penn Professor Campbell Grey

From the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to eternal Rome, through the gentle Umbrian and Tuscan countryside to timeless Venice, this tour showcases ancient sites, contemporary life, priceless art, and beautiful natural scenery.

Learn more about this tour.