Happy Tuesday! November is fast approaching so don't forget to work on any deadlines coming up amidst of your weekend fun! Can't wait to see you at the FGLI Grand Opening on Thursday! Have a frightfully pleasant week!
 
Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center
30 Years of Building Communities at Penn
The Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center
is Penn's resource for enhancing student's intercultural knowledge, competency, and leadership through our programs, advising, and advocacy.
"In any project the important factor is your belief. Without belief, there can be no successful outcome.
"

                                                                                                                          -- William James
GIC NEWS
Grand Opening of FGLI Student Program Celebration 
 Come join the Provost of Student Life, for the Grand Opening of the First-generation and low-income (FGLI) Program, with a ribbon cutting ceremony, entertainment, and speeches. You'll have the opportunity to mingle with administrators, staff, and other students to celebrate the FGLI community! Learn about the history, resources, and programming related to FGLI students at Penn! There will be free food and other FGLI swag including shirts, stickers, etc.!
Thursday, October 27th | 5pm - 7pm | GIC
 
As an extension of the popular series, Unpack Math and Science Exams (see link), this student engagement offers a deeper understanding of the nature of exams, followed by learning strategies, and then, tips from tutors. Jointly offered by the Weingarten Center and Tutoring Services, the session will discuss 1) ways of maximizing study outcomes and 2) ways for best utilizing student services offered by Tutoring.
Friday, November 4th | 
Noon - 1:30pm | GIC
Al-Bustan Presents Salma Habib in Turath: Arab Classical & Folk Songs
Al-Bustan is pleased to present vocalist  Salma Habib with  Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble:
Hanna Khoury - violin
Kinan Abou-afach - cello
Hicham Chami - qanun
Hafez Kotain - percussion

 Saturday, November 5th |  8pm | Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St
PENN NEWS
"Financial Aid Is Scary" Workshop
Have any concerns or confusion about how financial aid works? Or about how to approach SFS advisers? Or about how to talk about financial aid packages? Or how study abroad affects financial aid?
Join Penn First for an event dedicated to understanding financial aid and Student Financial Services in general.  Representatives from SFS will be joining us at this event in order to address your concerns.
Wednesday, October 26th | 5pm | JMHH 260
 
PENNternships Workshop
Learn about the myriad of internship programs, research opportunities, and funding for summer opportunities offered through various offices/centers at Penn. Representatives will be available to answer questions. All opportunities/programs are open to all undergraduates at Penn, unless otherwise noted. Participating programs include: Civic House, CURF's Internships in Humanities, Netter Center, Penn in Washington, Penn Real Arts, and many more. 
Friday, November 4th | 
11am - 1pm | Terrace Room

 
Interested In Helping Start A Chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society
 The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in STEM studies and careers.  AISES benefits include the Winds of Change magazine subscription, mentoring and career guidance, networking opportunities, leadership opportunities and the support of friends in similar fields both on campus and nationally. If you are interested reach out to Evelyn Galban at egalban@vet.upenn.edu .
 

Election 2016: Implications for Foreign Policy Lecture,
 with David Sanger
David Sanger is a 30-year veteran of The New York Times and a regular guest on 
CBS' Face the NationForeign Affairs journal called his 2013 bestselling book, Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Poweran "astonishingly revealing insider's account." Mr. Sanger has been a member of 
two teams that won the Pulitzer Prize and has received many of journalism's top awards for national security, foreign policy, and White House reporting. He is the author of another best-selling book, The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power. He teaches national security policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.
Tuesday, October 25th | 6:00pm | College Hall 200
United Minorities Council's Unity Month 2016: 
One Mic Open Mic Show
UMC presents Unity Month: Steps to Solidarity. This month-long event features a series of programming that will challenge students to think critically about how you can stand in solidarity with various marginalized communities.  Join UMC for an evening of powerful and inspiring stories that explore different aspects of identity, such as race, gender, sexuality, socioeconomic status, and more. The event will start with student performances and then a brief activity after.
Sign up to perform HERE!
Treats will be served. Check them out on facebook!
Thursday, October 27th | 
6:30pm  - 9pm | Harrison College House Rooftop Lounge
 
HultPrize@Penn 
Networking Session & Workshop
The Hult Prize, in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative, is the world's largest student competition for budding social entrepreneurs, and every year challenges college and university students to put their time, talent, and innovation ideas towards solving the most pressing global problems, together with their peers.
Want to compete but don't have a team? Need help to refine your idea? Come to our Networking Session where you can meet your potential future teammates, refine your startup idea with the help of our world-class mentors in the process, AND get FREE DINNER AND WINTERFELL DESSERT! 
Check them out on facebook!
Wednesday, October 26th | 6pm - 7:30pm | JMHH 350
 
Diversity Internship Panel
Attend this event featuring student representatives from some of the nation's premiere diversity internship programs including MLT, INROADS, T. Howard Foundation, SEO and more! Don't miss your chance to  learn more about the benefits of participating in these internship programs for underrepresented groups. Panelists will introduce their internship opportunities, explain their application and placement experiences and answer student questions. There will be a variety of industries covered, ranging from media to law to finance and consulting! 
RSVP NOW
Friday, October 28th | 2:00pm - 2:30pm | Ben Franklin Rm, Houston Hall
Day of the Dead Celebration at Penn Museum
The 5th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration will be an exciting day filled with tradition, community, and plenty of engaging performances. A full schedule has been curated and costumes are encouraged! This year a special focus is placed on the Mexican state of Veracruz, honored in the form of performances and vendors. Get excited, LEARN MORE, and save the date!
Saturday, October 29th | 
11am - 4 pm | Penn Museum

 
Students of Color 
Speak Out 
This speak out event is designed to give a space to students of color who have experienced racism, micro-aggressions, and bias at Penn. You can share your story or you can join in silent solidarity. There is power in solidarity. 
Tuesday, October 25th | 7:30pm | ARCH 208
 
Personhood (re)Visited
Art Show
Personhood (re)Visted brings together paintings that invite people to consider not just how personhood affects perspective, but also how contemporary painters investigate this notion while calling up questions of identity, geography, cultural power, and semiotics. Personhood (re)Visited is a group exhibition highlighting the works of four contemporary painters chosen from the University of Pennsylvania's MFA program: Sharla Dyess, Erlin Geffrard, Heryk Tomassini, and Peter Chung.  Check them out on facebook!
Saturday, November 5th  | 7pm - 10pm | Meyerson
Monthly FREE Yoga Sessions
Student Health Services are thrilled to be partnering with  Campus Recreation  to offer a monthly yoga series. The first Thursday of every month will have a FREE yoga class on Shoemaker Green. Come join and spread the word! Reduce some stress in the great outdoors!
The next session will be held on  November 3rd at 6pm. Check out out all the details  HERE  .
Moral Voices Fellowship Applications OPEN - Rolling Basis
Moral Voices is a year-long interfaith and inter-ethnic service learning Fellowship that will bring together 15 Penn students to explore the dynamics of cultural and ethnic violence as well as strategies for their elimination. The Fellowship will include pre-trip learning, fundraising, campus engagement, a trip abroad, and a post-trip follow-through.
Priority will be given to applications received before  December 1st,  but applications will close in January 15th  or until the cohort is filled.
 
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Work Study Assistant Position Available
The Office of Student Information is seeking a (preferably non-nursing) student assistant to support the Associate Director of Student Information.  Duties include but are not limited to administrative support; collecting, compiling, and entering computer data; database and file management; generating compliance reports and completing scanning projects. 
Student must possess a high level of professionalism and respect for confidentiality; good organizational skills, attention to detail and a willingness to take initiative.  Must be proficient with Word and Excel.
Please contact Christina
 M. Costanzo Clark, EdD, at
costanzo@nursing.upenn.edu
Truman Scholarship 
The Truman Scholarship awards merit-based $30,000 scholarships to college juniors who plan to pursue careers in government or in public service (broadly defined), and who wish to attend graduate or professional school to help prepare for their careers.
Please any potential Truman candidates call the CURF office at 215-746-6488 to schedule an appointment, AND to attend an information session. 
Friday, November 11th | 2pm |ARCH 200 
Penn Internal Application Deadline: December 1st
However MUST express Interest to Lauren Orr By: November 1st
Funding for Groups/Organizations For Student-Run Conferences 
The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies invites applications from student clubs/organizations at UPenn to provide partial funding for student-run conferences on topics related to Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, or globalization. The student organization or club must be the principal organizer of the conference.
Applications should be one page in length max, and include the name of the student club or organization responsible for the conference, the title of the conference, contact info for at least one of the organizers, a brief description of planned activities, a requested amount, and details about how the money would be spent. Please send applications to Kara Keenan Sweeney at
DEADLINE: November 1st



Impact America's National Film Making Contest
 Impact America is launching the inaugural  Stories from the Line national film making challenge and invites undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to submit a four-minute documentary portraying the experiences of families coping with the American poverty line. Prizes available. 
January 1st - April 14, 2017

Social Entrepreneurship 
Institute
  Presented annually by Unite For Sight, the Social Entrepreneurship Institute provides mentoring, guidance, and successful strategies for participants to apply to their work in global health, education, social entrepreneurship, and international development. In addition to unique interactive sessions by leaders in global health and social entrepreneurship, the Institute also includes a lunch networking reception with the speakers. Register by October 31st for a 50% reduced registration rate .
Friday, December 2nd | 9:00am - 5:00pm | Shubert Theater, New Haven, Conneticut
Impact America's AmeriCorps Application OPEN
Impact America provides an opportunity for recent graduates to engage with communities of need in a meaningful way, broadening their perspectives and making a real impact in their communities. Positions are available in Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Florida for July 2017. Limited positions available for December 2016 across Alabama and Tennessee.
December Deadline: 
November 1st
Priority July Deadline: December 4th 

Hospitality Services Offers Academic Year Student Employment
Hospitality Services is currently hiring for multiple student staff members for the Dining Ambassador program for the 2016-2017 academic year. Click to LEARN MORE about the 7 job positions, requirements, and compensation. 
If you are interested in applying for a position, please submit a cover letter indicating which position you are interested in with an attached resume to
dendaly@upenn.edu
The National Security Program is seeking a part-time intern - probably junior/senior undergraduates, graduates, or master students - for the spring. An ideal candidate will have background knowledge and interest in national security and Middle East issues, with a focus on Israel and the Palestinian territories. 
 PennLink Job ID: 831664.
Deadline: November 30th
Environmental Education Program - Iceland
This project is about raising awareness about environmental issues such as global warming, recycling, food waste, etc. The volunteers will prepare and give short environmental education sessions in primary schools in Reykjavik, Iceland. The main goal is to create awareness among children and teenagers and promote protecting the environment in daily life.
 PennLink Job ID: 831667. Deadline: November 30th

Seeking Project Coordinator For (DIS)PLACED: Philadelphia | Expressions of Identity & Transition
Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, a non-profit organization, is seeking to fill a position to head an 18-month long project aimed exploring the theme of ()placement through documentation of local stories and production of new works by artists of Arab heritage. Apply and learn more 
HERE
Venture for America (2-Year Graduate)Fellowship
 After five weeks of training, VFA Fellows spend 2 years as full-time, paid employees at startups in emerging U.S. cities, getting hands-on experience and learning how to build businesses. VFA provides the additional mentorship, network, and resources Fellows need to become entrepreneurs and make an impact in their communities.
DEADLINES: 
November 28, 2016, February 6, 2017
 
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship For New Americans
Provides up to $90,000 in support for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate school full-time in any field and at any advanced degree-granting institute.
DEADLINE: November 1st
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