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ODEI Spotlight: Penn Pride Palooza 2021

Kick-off LGBTQ+ History Month and warm-up for National Coming Out Day with a bang! Come to our festival featuring queer dance lessons (no experience needed), progressive pride flags galore, and of course yummy food (gluten-free and vegan options available; more TBA. All are welcome.

ODEI Spotlight: Career Services Q&A zoom session for International Students

Are you an international student at Penn with questions about your resume, cover letters, interviewing, LinkedIn, using Handshake, finding opportunities, career fairs, virtual interviews, networking, negotiations, or other job search topics? Join this informal zoom session where Jillian Cener, Associate Director of Penn Career Services, will answer your questions and have a discussion with the […]

ODEI Spotlight: Promoting LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

Are you looking for a way to expand your understanding of what it means to be a member of LGBTQ+ communities? Do you feel uneducated in conversations surrounding LGBTQ+ language and preferred terms? Join us for this interactive session which provides participants with an overview of LGBTQ+ history, terms, and current issues. It is a […]

Penn Electric Racing and the Future of EV Engineering

Penn Electric Racing is Penn’s award winning Formula SAE electric racing team. Every year, we design and manufacture an electric racecar and compete against schools from across the country. This experience gives our students invaluable skills, allowing us to jumpstart careers in the EV industry. In this event, we will discuss the role of EV’s […]

Sustainability and the Building Environment: Building Materials and Cooling Strategies that Combat a Warming Planet

Air conditioning today accounts for nearly 20% of the total electricity used in buildings around the world and over 10% of the total primary energy use in the US. Already a major contributor to climate change, cooling energy demand is predicted to significantly increase over the next decades with urbanization, population growth and global warming. […]

ODEI Spotlight: GIC Open House, Welcome and Introduction to Native and Indigenous Community

Welcome and Introduction to Native and Indigenous Community Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST Location: Greenfield Intercultural Center, 3708 Chestnut Street

Global Discovery Series: Climate Change and Cities

Professor Michael Weisberg, Director of Post-Graduate Programs at the Perry World House, and Perry World House Visiting Fellow and Penn Alumna Lolita Jackson talk about the impacts of climate change at the municipal level. While vastly different in scale, New York City and the Galápagos Town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (population 8000), the towns in […]

Plastic Waste: Global Challenges and Opportunities

This event will be a panel discussion on polymer waste as a global societal challenge; recent efforts on polymer upcycling will be discussed.

VIPER Lightning Talks: Addressing Energy Challenges Through Undergraduate Research

The Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) is a dual-degree undergraduate program at the University of Pennsylvania that prepares students to be the next generation of energy leaders. Join us to learn more about the work they are doing to address energy and sustainability challenges through their undergraduate research. Graduates of the program gain […]

Treeswift and the Penn Journey: From Research to Startup

Treeswift is building the next generation of forest monitoring systems, providing forest stakeholders with precision data and analyses that are easily accessible and flexible. Treeswift’s services are used in carbon capture estimation, timber value estimation, deforestation monitoring, advanced growth forecasting, and forest management. Treeswift makes complex forests easier to manage using robotics and artificial intelligence. This […]

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