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How one Penn alumni turned his academic pursuits into a thriving career

“Coaching is one of those things in life where you feel like you have a direct effect on people’s lives,” says Tom UyBarreta (Master of Environmental Studies ’04), a swimming coach for the Center City LGBT Master’s team The Fins. It was swimming that first brought Tom to Penn as an Engineering major and eventually to a master’s degree and a career with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

This information session is for prospective students of the Organizational Dynamics MS and MPhil degree programs and for the non-degree Dynamics Learning Exchange program. Meet with faculty, students, and alumni on Wednesday, July 13th from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. and engage with other applications to learn everything need and want to know about Organizational Dynamics at Penn.

“It’s an honor to have non-traditional students from our Bachelor of Arts program in the College of Liberal and Professional Studies recognized by faculty for their undergraduate research and breadth of study in the liberal arts,” beams Kathy Urban, Director of BA and BFA Programs in The College of Liberal & Professional Studies (LPS). Four graduating seniors—Ariel Baumet, Darren Finn, John Paul Hagan and Jacob Riley—from LPS’ Bachelor of Arts program were selected to join the honors society Phi Beta Kappa.

Graduate and post-graduate students studying medical physics at Penn can prepare for their careers in academic medicine by participating in the Young Investigators Symposium, sponsored by the Delaware Valley Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. The annual symposium replicates the format of an educational scientific meeting and encourages students to present their findings before an audience of academic peers and field questions.

Since 2008, our popular Walk-In Wednesdays at LPS have provided a convenient opportunity for prospective students to meet one on one with a Recruitment Specialist during a lunch break or after work – no appointment necessary!

Since 2008, our popular Walk-In Wednesdays at LPS have provided a convenient opportunity for prospective students to meet one on one with a Recruitment Specialist during a lunch break or after work – no appointment necessary!

Since 2008, our popular Walk-In Wednesdays at LPS have provided a convenient opportunity for prospective students to meet one on one with a Recruitment Specialist during a lunch break or after work – no appointment necessary!

Since 2008, our popular Walk-In Wednesdays at LPS have provided a convenient opportunity for prospective students to meet one on one with a Recruitment Specialist during a lunch break or after work – no appointment necessary!

Since 2008, our popular Walk-In Wednesdays at LPS have provided a convenient opportunity for prospective students to meet one on one with a Recruitment Specialist during a lunch break or after work – no appointment necessary!

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