Please join Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor and Assistant Dean Richard Fitzgerald in Philadelphia as we share news of exciting developments at the School of Design. Our conversation will focus on how to develop the resources necessary to support the PennDesign of the next ten years. Reception to follow
The Sustainability Science Fellowship is a new program of the US Forest Service Philadelphia Field Station and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Michael T. Rains, Director of the Northern Research Station of the U.S. Forest Service, and Phillip Rodbell, Acting Coordinator for the new U.S. Forest Service Philadelphia Field Station will be on hand to meet and discuss the opportunity with students.
"The Demonstrators Also Waited" is an evening conversation with Allan Sekula and Kaja Silverman, made possible through the generous support of the Department of the History of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art.
The volume editors and contributors of Women’s Health and the World’s Cities (Penn Press, 2011) will discuss the key issues presented in the book and their impact on research agendas. Speakers include Afaf I. Meleis, Dean of the School of Nursing; Jeane Ann Grisso, Professor of Public Health, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine; Kat Rosqueta, Founding Executive Director of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy at University of Pennsylvania; Lynn Sommers, Director, Penn’s School of Nursing Center for Global Women’s Health, and Eugenie Birch, Co-Director, Penn Institute for Urban Research, Susan Wachter, Co-Director, Penn Institute for Urban Research.
Penn IUR is proud to host this workshop, centered on the economic forecast for local governments and the Financially Distressed Municipalities Act of 1987. This event will feature such speakers and commentators as John Bear, State Representative, PA House of Representatives; Bill Brandt, CEO, DSI Civic; and Mark Zandi, CEO, Moody’s Economy.com and Chief Economist, Moddy’s Analytics; and David Thornburgh, Executive Director, Fels Institute of Government.
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.
Public Service Announcements
The University is closed Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Save the date! The PennDesign Safety Fair is Monday, January 23. Details to follow.
Jane Irish: War Is Not What You Think on view January 17 – March 29, 2012 at the La Salle University Art Museum and the Connelly Library.