Alumni Events

 
Alumni and friends of Penn GSE are invited to connect with the School, the University, and each other at the events below. We hope to see you soon!

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Upcoming Events 

November 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Penn Book Center | 130 South 34th Street | Philadelphia, PA

 

In her latest book Free Speech on Campus, Sigal Ben-Porath develops a framework for responding to free speech controversies on college campuses. Her approach allows campuses to focus on the protection of open expression while maintaining their commitment to inclusion and diversity.

Click here to learn more. 

 

December 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
Virtual Webinar

 

CliftonStrengths, an assessment developed by Gallup and used in a variety of educational and professional contexts, provides a framework for individuals to first identify their unique combination of talents and then develop them. This program will focus on providing participants with an understanding of what a strength is, what their strengths are, and how they can approach maximizing them personally and/or professionally. Participants will need to take the online assessment and will receive instructions for doing so in advance of the session. Register here (Registration: $10). 

Can't make this event? Click here to see upcoming webinars and to view the archives. 

 

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Cipriani at 42nd Street | 110 East 42nd Street | New York, NY

Join President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett on December 9th for an exciting academic symposium!

Engaging Minds  returns to New York with three dynamic faculty members:

Katherine L. Milkman, Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions and Evan C Thompson Endowed Term Chair for Excellence in Teaching (Wharton)

Jośe Bauermeister, Presidential Associate Professor of Nursing and Director for the Program for Sexuality, Technology, and Action Research (PSTAR) (Nursing)

Christopher S. Yoo, John H. Chestnut Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer & Information Science, and Director for the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition (Penn Law)

Click here to learn more and register. 

 

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Penn Bookstore | 2nd Floor Conference Room | 3601 Walnut Street | Philadelphia, PA

 

Dr. Zachary Herrmann, director of the Project Based Learning Certification Program at Penn GSE, will discuss how adopting PBL principles can lead to developing creativity and increased student learning.

This event sponsored by the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program at Penn GSE. 

Event Contact: Maureen Cotterill (maureenc@upenn.edu)

 

February 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Penn Bookstore | 2nd Floor Conference Room | 3601 Walnut Street | Philadelphia, PA

 

Dr. Ameena Ghaffar Kucher, Senior Lecturer in the Literacy, Culture & International Education division, Penn GSE, will lead a discussion on confronting and responding to Islamophobia in the classroom.

This event sponsored by the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program at Penn GSE. 

Event Contact: Maureen Cotterill (maureenc@upenn.edu)

 

April 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Penn Engineering | PERCH Lab | 3401 Grays Ferry Ave. | Philadelphia, PA

 

Join Dan Miller Ueda, manager of Penn SEAS GRASP Lab, for a hands-on opportunity to learn how using robotics can enhance teaching and learning. The PERCH (Penn Engineering Research and Collaboration Hub) facility is at Pennovation, 3601 Grays Ferry Ave.

This event sponsored by the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program at Penn GSE. 

Event Contact: Maureen Cotterill (maureenc@upenn.edu