Fitness & Learning
29 Thouron Award Information Session for Graduate Study in the UK; learn about a program with which current Penn seniors and recent alumni can study in the United Kingdom; 2 p.m.; Zoom meeting; register: https://tinyurl.com/thouron-info-sept-29 (Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships).
30 OurPlan in YourNeighborhood: Using Technology to Engage and Educate Changing Communities; learn about a free, open-source, web-based technology that uses videos and surveys to teach and engage communities around their neighborhood’s land use issues; noon; upper gallery, Meyerson Hall; register: https://tinyurl.com/ourplan-sept-30 (Historic Preservation).
Graduate School of Education (GSE)
Online and in-person events. Info and to register: https://www.gse.upenn.edu/news/events-calendar.
28 How to Write a Models of Excellence Nomination; 11 a.m.; online.
29 Estate Planning with MetLife; 11:30 a.m.; online.
30 Welcome Back Outdoor Yoga Class; noon; Shoemaker Green.
Time and Energy Management: Ideas for Sustainable Life Balance; 12:30 p.m.
Grad School Fair: Idealist Fair; 5-8 p.m.
School of Social Policy and Practice (SP2)
In-person events. Info and to register: https://www.sp2.upenn.edu/sp2-events/month/2021-09/.
28 MSSP Ice Cream Social; 4 p.m.; courtyard, Caster Building.
29 Pop-Up Graduate Student Center; 2:30 p.m.; courtyard, Caster Building.
Readings & Signings
Kelly Writers House
Online and in-person events. Info: http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/calendar/0921.php.
28 Zine Workshop led by Dre Grigoropol; 6 p.m.
28 Artist Talk About Fields of Transformation; Claudy Jongstra, artist; noon; Zoom meeting; register: https://tinyurl.com/jongstra-talk-sept-28 (Penn Libraries).
What is Happening in Cuba?: Perspectives on the Current Situation after the Protests on July 11; panel of speakers; 4:30 p.m.; Zoom meeting; register: https://tinyurl.com/lals-talk-sept-28 (LALS).
29 Strongly Driven Quantum Materials; David Hsieh, Caltech; 3:30 p.m.; Zoom meeting; join: https://tinyurl.com/hsieh-talk-sept-29 (Physics and Astronomy).
Dana Tomlin: A Celebration of a Life Visualizing Complex Information; panel of speakers; 5 p.m.; Zoom meeting; register: https://tinyurl.com/tomlin-celebration-sept-29 (Weitzman School).
30 Ultrafast Raman Spectroscopic Probes of Chemical Reaction Mechanisms; Renee Frontiera, University of Minnesota; 1 p.m.; Carol Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Complex; info: firstname.lastname@example.org (Chemistry).
Africana Dantes 2021: Creative Responses to the Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri (1265-1321); Herman Beavers, English; 6 p.m.; Class of 1942 Garden, Kelly Writers House; register: https://tinyurl.com/beavers-talk-sept-30 (Africana Studies).
Annenberg School for Communication
Online events. Info and to register: https://www.asc.upenn.edu/news-events/events.
30 Theory in a Global Context; Tarek El-Ariss, Dartmouth; 5:30 p.m.
Online events. Info and to register: https://www.bio.upenn.edu/events.
30 Ocean Epidemics From Foundation to Keystone Species; Drew Harvell, Cornell; 4 p.m.
Location TBA. Info and to register: https://economics.sas.upenn.edu/events.
28 The Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Pharmaceutical Prices, Utilization and the Direction of Innovation; Zhemin Yuan, economics; noon.
29 Specialization in a Knowledge Economy; Yueyuan Ma, economics; noon.
Competing Platforms and Transport Equilibrium: Evidence from New York City; Nicola Rosaia, Harvard; 3:30 p.m.
The End of Privilege: A Reexamination of the Net Foreign Asset Position of the United States; Jonathan Heathcote, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; 4 p.m.
History of Art
In-person events. Info: https://arth.sas.upenn.edu/calendar/month/2021-09.
30 Manifold Meanings: Indigenous Art and Perspectives; panel of speakers; 6 p.m.
In-person events. Info: https://www.math.upenn.edu/events.
28 Wilson Loop Expectations As Sums Over Surfaces in 2D; Minjae Park, MIT; 3:30 p.m.; room A1, DRL.
29 What is Model-Theoretic Algebra? Deirdre Haskell, McMaster University; 3:45 p.m.; room A4, DRL.
30 Graph Systoles, Torus Representations, and Positive Curvature; Lee Kennard, Syracuse University; 5:15 p.m.; room 4C8, DRL.
Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
In-person events. Info: https://events.seas.upenn.edu/calendar/tag/mse/list/.
30 Microstructural Design Principles for Achieving Stable Electrochemical Interfaces for Metal Anodes; David Mitlin, UT Austin; 12:30 p.m.
In-person events. Info and to register: https://sociology.sas.upenn.edu/events.
30 Intergenerational Education Mobility of Asian Americans in the Pre-Civil Rights Era; Ziyao Tian, Princeton; 9:30 a.m.; room 367, McNeil Building.
AT PENN Deadlines
The October AT PENN calendar is now online. The deadline for the November AT PENN is Monday, October 11.