Friday, February 24 HAPPY HOUR 5:30PM, Meyerson Hall Lower Gallery
Bring your IDs & get your tickets for the 2012 Beaux Arts Ball (after Spring Break, Friday, March 9th, the price goes up)! Buy BAB tix online or in person (with cash or check) either at happy hour or from a PDSC representative. Questions? email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, February 27 ENRIQUE PEÑALOSASOLD OUT 6PM, Meyerson B3 Co-sponsor: Penn IUR
The urbanist (and Former Mayor of Bogotá) returns to PennDesign to speak on "Mobility, Quality of Life and Equity in Urban Environments." Registration is filled. If you can no longer attend, kindly update your status. We will be checking names at the door. Please plan to arrive early to secure your seat - we will release seats at lecture start time.
Learn tips from a Career Services advisor for creating job application materials that highlight your strengths and make a positive impact. This presentation will review the elements of a resume, tips for writing about your skills, and what should be written in a cover letter. Preregistration is not required. To learn about more Career Services programs, check our Spring calendar.
Amy Hillier, Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the School of Design will lead an interactive luncheon on the board game she developed with students from the University of Pennsylvania, Haverford College, and local high schools. Lunch will be provided.
Tuesday, February 28 EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK TO 2020 - REGISTER 4PM-5:15PM, Cohen Hall, Room 402 Dixie Sommers, Assistant Commissioner for Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics will discuss the BLS projections for 2010-2020, including trends for occupations and industries. She will also look at the overall labor force and macro economy, including the employment outlook for people with advanced degrees. Registration is requested: CLICK HERE.
Through February 28 "THE DIVIDED SELF" 1-6PM Thurs-Sat, Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia
On view in the Slought Foundation galleries from January 12-February 28, 2012, the exhibition has been organized by artist and educator Huma Mulji, and features work by Hamra Abbas, Bani Abidi, David Alesworth and Adnan Madani, Amina El-Adroos, Ismet Khawaja, Basir Mahmod, Umber Majeed, and Rashid Rana. Presented in conjunction with the MFA Program in Fine Arts at PennDesign, with whom Slought is partnering in 2012 on a series of visits and projects by international mid-career artists.
Wednesday, February 29 URBTRANS MEETING NOON, Furness 306
UrbTrans presents Jen Duval, a transportation planner at Jacobs. Jen will speak about her career at Jacobs as well as specific projects she has led. Pizza will be served.
Penn IUR Faculty Fellow Michael Katz will discuss his newest book, Why Don’t American CitiesBurn, which explores the marginalization, social isolation and indifference that plague American cities. Commentators include Thomas Sugrue, David Boies Professor of History and Sociology; Walter Licht, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History; and Jeremy Nowak, President, William Penn Foundation. Book signing and reception will follow.
John Dixon Hunt’s newest book, A World of Gardens, looks at gardens and landscapes in all sizes and guises, and seeks to explain both their cultural contexts as well as their designs. Reception and book signing to follow. RSVP to Susan Gallo at 215-925-2688 or email@example.com.