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A Penn alumnus pushes the water industry toward stronger sustainability

“I learned in Penn’s Master of Environmental Studies program (MES) that three to four percent of the total energy consumption in the US is used for drinking water and wastewater. It represents a tremendous opportunity for the water industry to step up for sustainability,” shares John Eppensteiner (MES ’15), an environmental auditor for American Water, the largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company in the US.

Join the University of Pennsylvania’s Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences program team for a virtual information session on Tuesday, February 6 from 8 – 9 a.m.

During the event, we discuss the full Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences experience, including our applied, interdisciplinary curriculum and expert faculty. You also have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the application and admissions process.

Registration to open soon. Please check back closer to the event.

Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. 1 p.m. and 4:30 – 6 p.m., the LPS enrollment and program teams are available to meet with you in person, no appointment necessary. Discuss your program of interest, educational goals and the application process. Whether you want to earn a bachelor or master's degree, or simply wish to take classes at Penn, LPS has something for you.

Two students from the Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences (MBDS) program, Garrett Meccariello (MBDS ‘18—expected) and Tobias Nasgarde (MBDS ‘18—expected), won a €5,000 grant through the Think Forward Initiative Research Challenge.

In her translation of The Odyssey, Dr. Emily Wilson questioned the objectification of women while drawing new readers into the rhythm of the Greek classic with poetic meter instead of archaic English.

Emily teaches in the Classical Studies post-baccalaureate program and she is the first woman to translate the ancient work into English. Read more about Emily’s historic achievement on Omnia’s website >

Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. 1 p.m. and 4:30 – 6 p.m., the LPS enrollment and program teams are available to meet with you in person, no appointment necessary. Discuss your program of interest, educational goals and the application process. Whether you want to earn a bachelor or master's degree, or simply wish to take classes at Penn, LPS has something for you.

“One of the most important things I’ve learned in my Penn experience is to look at situations through a different set of lenses,” noted US Army veteran and Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics student Aronda Smith-Benson (‘19—expected). Aronda was the guest of honor and keynote speaker at Penn’s Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony on Friday, November 10, 2017.

Join members of the Post-Baccalaureate Studies team to discuss how this unique program can help you accomplish your individual goals—from graduate study preparation to professional growth. Learn more about our personalized advising approach, course selection, networking and social events, as well as the many academic resources you can access at Penn. You also have the opportunity to get your questions answered about the application process and student experience.

Join the Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Programs team for a virtual information session on Tuesday, February 20th from 5 – 6 p.m. Pre-Health Programs Director Jackie McLaughlin and current students provide an overview of the Pre-Health Core Studies and Specialized Studies experience and the application process. Get your questions answered and learn how Penn’s Pre-Health Programs prepare you for a career in the medical, dental, veterinary and nursing professions.

We invite you to join the Master of Science in Applied Geosciences program team for a virtual information session on Thursday, February 15th from 12 – 1 p.m. Learn more about our flexible schedules for working professionals, research opportunities and the application process.

Registration to open soon. Please check back closer to the event.

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