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promote his book "What's Science Ever Done for Us?," Paul Halpern
(mathematics, physics, and computer ccience), stopped by the live remote
of WMGK's DJ Andre Gardner. Halpern also had a presence on
KYW NewsRadio (listen) along with
articles on abcnews.com and
Bulletin. He also taped an upcoming segment for CN8.
Monday, August 6
Thursday, August 9
Wednesday, August 15
11 a.m., Employee Family Picnic
Friday, August 17
Summer Two Session Ends
Monday, August 20
Fall 2007 Drop/Add Begins for Returning Students
Wednesday, August 22
Summer Two Grades Due
Friday, August 24
Welcome Day for New Students
Summer “A” Session Ends
Monday, August 27
Fall 2007 Classes Begin
Hours of Operation - http://www.usip.edu/arc/hours.shtml
Aerobics Schedule - http://www.usip.edu/arc/programs.shtml
Special Events Schedule - http://www.usip.edu/arc/events.shtml
Named Interim Assistant Dean at Misher
and Don't to Grant Getting on August 8
Committee Meetings Set
Hires, Changes of Status, Promotions & Title & Department Change
University City Dining Days
in Clark Park; Volunteers Needed
Woodlands Spring/Summer Programs 2007
of Public Safety Named
Bernard “Ben” D.
Gollotti has been named Executive Director of Public Safety at USP. Gollotti
will oversee all aspects of USP’s public safety department
including, emergency preparedness, professional development, planning
and implementation of electronic security systems, quality assurance
initiatives, and policy and procedural development. In addition, he will
act as the University’s law enforcement liaison and work on community
policing initiatives. (read
Siarzynski Earns 2007 Outstanding New Advisor Award
Kristina Siarzynski (academic advising) has received
the 2007 Outstanding New Advisor award from the National Academic Advising
Association (NACADA). She was nominated for this award by her peers at
USP and competed against nominees from Pennsylvania; New Jersey; Delaware;
Maryland; Washington, D.C.; and Virginia. (read
Enjoys ARC Swimming Pool
In the long, hot days of summer, Kathy Kruger and Jacqui Bowman were looking
for a cool place their campers could enjoy. They found it at USP. On July 12
and 19, campers and counselors of the Animal Art Adventure camp splashed around
the aquatic facility at USP’s ARC. The campers hailed from Wilson School
and Penn Alexander School. (read
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to always get the latest issue. Archives are linked at the top
of each newsletter.
Faculty Devlopment Workshops Announced
Faculty development workshops will be held from August 16-23. In
addition, there will be a series of new faculty orientations scheduled.
All faculty, including adjunct and part-time faculty,
and appropriate staff are welcome at all of these workshops. (read
COGS Completes Enrollment and Admissions Reorganization
With the addition of Karinne Lindner, The College of Graduate Studies
(COGS) has taken the final step in the reorganization of the Enrollment
and Admissions Staff within the College. The staff
now consists of personnel to most effectively support both prospective
and continuing graduate students. (read
help from student, faculty, and staff volunteers (and a beautiful
weekend), USP's tent at the WXPN XPoNential Music Festival was
a busy stop during the weekend of July 21-22. This year, USP moved
to an exciting new location in the Kids Corner of the Camden Children's
Garden. There were USP giveaways, science magic performed by our
USP chemistry students, and Paul Halpern on hand to talk about
his new science of the Simpsons book.
As part of the Department of Public Safety's Awareness Program, students,
faculty, and staff are encouraged to be alert, take precautions, and report crimes
and suspicious activities. Proactive involvement in the USP community will
go a long way in helping to provide the safest educational environment for the
campus community. Read more for Public Safety Awareness Tips.
Employee Discount Programs
just set a discount program for personal employee purchases. Click
the above link for details. In addition, the Verizon
Wireless program is ongoing. More information on these discount programs
is available on the USP portal. After logging into the Portal, select
Forms, Purchasing Folder and open the document titled E-Commerce to view
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See Philadelphia Inquirer, Wednesday, Aug. 1:
p. A6: "Tax credits are key to Giuliani's plan for health care."
p. C1: "Johnson & Johnson to lay off up to 4,820."
p. C3: "Drugmaker Cephalon posts loss for the quarter."
See Philadelphia Inquirer, Tuesday, July 31:
p. A3: "Latest drug crisis: People not taking their medicine."
See New York Times, Monday, July 30:
p. A9: "Research Teams Identify Gene Seen as Tied to Multiple Sclerosis."
notebook: Business officers lament toll of student-loan
scandal, as one of them describes federal inquiry
close call in the Senate has colleges concerned about
the next antipiracy move in Congress