What's Happening On Campus
There’s always something happening on campus.
Here are a few places you could go to get started on getting involved!
Interested in Doing Research?
Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships - https://www.curf.upenn.edu
Interested in Global Citizenship?
Perry World House - https://global.upenn.edu/perryworldhouse
Interested in Diversity?
Greenfield Intercultural Center - http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/gic/
Interested in Sustainability?
Kleinman Center for Energy Policy - http://kleinmanenergy.upenn.edu/
Penn Green Campus Partnership - https://www.sustainability.upenn.edu/
Interested in Social Engagement?
Civic House - http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/civichouse/
College House Intramural Sign Up
Join the New College House Team! College House Intramural Sports are a great way to get to know people in the dorm and get exercise. For the spring season we have the following sports: volleyball, soccer, ultimate frisbee, and soccer. Volleyball will be held on Monday nights and has already gotten started, but it is not too late to join. Beginning March 13th ultimate frisbee will be held on Monday nights, softball will be held on Tuesday nights, and soccer will be held on Thursday nights. Sign up at imleauges.com and look for college house sports. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or if you run into difficulty signing up.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities for the Spring Semester
Below are descriptions of several grant opportunities available for undergrads this Spring. More information and additional grants may be found on our website at: https://www.curf.upenn.edu/research-grants
March 12 Mazzatenta Award – summer research/internship for rising Junior and Senior Women (COL only)
March 12 Hassenfeld Social Impact Research Grant – social impact research or internship funding (COL only)
March 13 College Alumni Society Research Grant – general to any field (COL only)
March 13 Class of 1971 Holtz Grant – general to any field - primarily for non-College students
March 13 Penn Undergraduate Climate Action Grants – any area of sustainability research
March 13 Jumpstart for Juniors: juniors from any school—new to research OR continuing project –please note that the Provost is eager to use this opportunity to engage students who have not yet participated in significant research as an undergraduate so students should not be intimidated by this application; they may rely heavily on faculty help during the submission process
March 13 Gelfman International Summer Fund – Juniors from any school for research abroad
March 31 Hoesley Digital Literacy Fellows – provides hands-on technology training
March 31 Seltzer Family Digital Media Award – to purchase hardware or technology for research
Green Living Workshop
Join Penn Student Eco-Reps for pizza and conversation about how you can mitigate climate change with your lifestyle! Monday, 2/27/17, 6-7pm, NCH Media Room
Welcome To New College House
Welcome to New College House, Penn's first College House built for the 21st century!
We are Scholars. Celebrating the ‘Life of the Mind’ is a key element of our community. Faculty Director Cam Grey and House staff will facilitate a variety of opportunities for residents to learn about research practices, connect with academic leaders and explore intellectual topics.
We are Sustainable. The University of Pennsylvania is committed to ensuring a sustainable future by making environmentally mindful decisions in the present. Staff and students will learn about ways to promote a healthy world environment, economy and society while celebrating our LEED Silver Certified home.
We are Citizens. Participating in our world entails collaboration, compromise, and community involvement. Graduate Associates and Resident Advisors will bring students together through numerous activities to help forge supportive relationships while learning about our local and global world.