Duckworth said the goal of the class is to help students find and engage with their passion — the main part of the course will involve students picking a new skill and reflecting as they pursue and develop it further.
“Plot twist: turns out that man is Eric Furda, the University of Pennsylvania’s dean of admissions,” Colbert said to horrified laughter from the audience.
Construction on Penn First Plus' permanent home will begin later this semester and is expected to open in the 2020-2021 school year.
Yoshida, a 1995 graduate from the Graduate School of Education, brings an extensive background in intercultural education and community work to her new role.
The all-day event was hosted by CogWell@Penn, a student group for active listening and suicide prevention.
President Amy Gutmann began the Sept. 11 meeting with a moment of silence for Greg Eells, the former executive director of of Counseling and Psychological Services, who died on Monday.
Nominations and Elections Committee Chair and College senior Olivia Crocker said the NEC is hoping to place an emphasis on mental wellness internally and in the elected branches of student government through their role as election facilitators.
For over two decades, Penn Press has been led by Eric Halpern, who took the position in 1995. Francis, who will succeed Halpern on Sept. 23, will be the press’s 13th director.
Holahan comes to Penn from Georgetown, where she had worked as the Academic Director for the Institute for College Preparation, a pre-college program with a 30 year history supporting underrepresented first-generation low-income students in D.C.
Eells was appointed to lead CAPS in January 2019 and started his term in March. Penn informed the community of the death Monday afternoon, but did not specify the cause of death.
Anthropology professor and Undergraduate Chair Katherine Moore said the new concentration was created because of interest from students and faculty in past years, amid the growing benefit of studying anthropology through an environmental lens.
Nguyen will assume a new role as executive director of Harvard University Health Services on Nov. 18, Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé announced Thursday.
Sadao will now be pursuing a book project on museums, an ICA press release said.
The policy, which was published in the Penn Almanac on Aug. 27, outlines the process for revoking any degree conferred at Penn.
"The Committee was unanimous that Dean Fluharty has the vision, energy, skills, and broad support needed to thrive and succeed in a second term as Dean," Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett wrote in an email to the Penn Community. "We enthusiastically agree."
This agreement between the University and Penn Book Center comes after an extended effort to keep the store open.
Holmes is the first full-time coordinator of the FGLI Center since its creation in 2016. Her role will include working with student groups such as Penn First, Questbridge Scholars, and FGLIQ.
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé said he hopes a new director can be selected and extended an offer within a month.
This year’s cohort of recipients includes singer Jon Bon Jovi, Nobel Prize-winning doctor Denis Mukwege, animal rights and autism advocate Temple Grandin, astronomer Jill Tarter, and recently deceased Senator Richard Lugar.
Bolton, known around campus as “Rabbi Josh,” has been at Penn Hillel for eight years.