Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, in-person on-campus events have been cancelled. Please view event details for information on virtual events.

December 2020

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December 2020

Dec 2
1606933800
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm ET
Virtually via BlueJeans
The guided meditation will focus on the breath and being in the body. Self-applied massage and gentle mindful movements that promote rest and relaxation, and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary. All are warmly welcome.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Staff
Dec 3
1607014800
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:00pm ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • Online
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 3
1607020200
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm ET
Zoom
During this course, we will learn the different types of conflict, learn to use several tools to help us address conflict in healthy and productive ways, learn how to reap the benefits of conflict, and finally how to mitigate its risks. We’ll also practice using these tools together so that we can all become more confident in handling disagreements within our team and in our personal lives.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Staff
  • Workshop/Training
Dec 4
1607086800
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 8:00am ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • Online
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 4
1607086800
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 8:00am ET
Online

This virtual event will be recorded.

Want to chat face-to-face with an admissions representative?
  • Admissions
  • Online
  • Prospective Students
Dec 4
1607101200
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 12:00pm ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • On Campus
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 4
1607104800
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:00pm ET
Online
Join the Penn GSE Center for Professional Learning for a conversation with doctoral students Chris Rogers and Rabani Garg about the Best Books for Young Readers in 2020 list.
  • Online
  • Prospective Students
  • Student Programming
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni
  • Community
  • Workshop/Training
  • Community Programming
Dec 7
1607353200
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 10:00am ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • Online
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 7
1607364000
Monday, December 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm ET
Zoom
Join Corporate Wellness Nutrition (formerly Family Food) for a live cooking demonstration via Zoom! Learn healthy cooking methods, while observing a tasty recipe being prepared by chef and Registered Dietitian, Emma Donnelly, MA, RD, LDN.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Staff
  • Lecture/Panel/Presentation
Dec 8
1607452200
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm ET
Zoom
Dr. Karen Reivich will discuss the science of resilience and well-being as well as practical strategies to create a mindset of optimism to help navigate adversity and grow through challenges. We'll connect with our colleagues in small groups to apply these skills.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Staff
  • Workshop/Training
Dec 9
1607533200
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm ET
Zoom
This interactive workshop provides tools for increasing your ability to be super-resilient. Based on the work of Harvard educator Dr. Ben-Shahar, author of Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Staff
  • Workshop/Training
Dec 9
1607533200
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 12:00pm ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • Online
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 9
1607544000
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 3:00pm ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • Online
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 10
1607623200
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm ET
BlueJeans
Join Juliana Rosati to discuss readings on comedy. Bring a book excerpt or poem to read on the comedy theme, or just come to chat about what you’re reading these days.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Staff
  • Social/Networking
Dec 10
1607625000
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm ET
Zoom
This seminar explores the typical flow of human reactions and responses, and suggests practical tips for enjoying whatever stage participants are experiencing. Proven strategies such as gaining clarity, brainstorming creatively, re-framing and parallel paths are some of the useful tools participants will learn about.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Staff
  • Lecture/Panel/Presentation
Dec 11
1607706000
Friday, December 11, 2020 - 12:00pm ET
Online

This virtual event will be recorded.

Want to chat face-to-face with an admissions representative?
  • Admissions
  • Online
  • Prospective Students
Dec 11
1607709600
Friday, December 11, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:00pm ET
Zoom
Open to Penn GSE staff and faculty, Erin's monthly Pilates mat class is suitable for all levels. All you need is a yoga mat and comfortable clothes and socks.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Social/Networking
Dec 14
1607961600
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 11:00am ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • Online
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 14
1608318000
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 3:30pm to Friday, December 18, 2020 - 2:00pm
Online
GSE staff and faculty, please join us for some holiday fun with a different event every day of this week and a closing Ugly Sweater Party on Friday, 12/18. For more information on the activities and how to sign up, check your email from December 8.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Social/Networking
Dec 15
1608082200
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm ET
Zoom
Join Michael Baime, MD, the founder and Director of the Penn Program for Mindfulness, for this introduction to mindfulness workshop. The evening will include a presentation, a period of mindfulness practice, and Q & A. No prior mindfulness experience is necessary and everyone is warmly invited.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Staff
  • Lecture/Panel/Presentation
Dec 16
1608145200
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 2:00pm ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • Online
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 17
1608235200
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 3:00pm ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • Online
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 18
1608296400
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 8:00am ET
Online

This virtual event will be recorded.

Want to chat face-to-face with an admissions representative?
  • Admissions
  • Online
  • Prospective Students
Dec 18
1608300000
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 9:00am ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • On Campus
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 18
1608314400
Friday, December 18, 2020 - 1:00pm ET
Due to the University's response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, dissertation hearings may be conducted remotely.
  • On Campus
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Dissertation Defense
Dec 23
1608746400
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm ET
BlueJeans
Join Juliana Rosati to discuss readings on family gatherings. Bring a book excerpt or poem to read on the family gathering theme, or just come to chat about what you’re reading these days.
  • Online
  • Faculty
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Staff
  • Social/Networking

December 2020