House Dean, Courtney Dombroski
Faculty Director, Kent Bream
Friday April 20th, 2018

CURF's Fulbright Week Wraps Up TODAY with two Events (Happening from 12pm - 1pm & 3pm - 4pm)!

Join Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) TODAY as they wrap up their annual Fulbright Week with the following 2 Events: 

Graduate School in the UK Panel - Today (4/20) 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: ARCH 108

Join panelists for lunch as they discuss their experiences in graduate programs in the UK and answer any questions you might have about the pros and cons of studying in the UK, fellowship opportunities, and the application process. 

Panelists will Include:

Peter Bryan (COL '16), Thouron Award recipient
Kathryn Morgan (GSAS '18), currently a Graduate Fellow at CURF. 
Angela Perfetti (COL '16), Thouron Award recipient
Raha Rafii (GSAS ’19), Graduate Fellow at CURF.
Arianna Ulloa (COL '16), Fulbright study/research grant recipient

Approaching a Fellowship Personal Statement
TODAY (4/20) 3:00pm - 4:00pm 
at 200 ARCH Fireside Lounge

Discussion of best practices for crafting an effective fellowship personal statement.

Contact: curf@upenn.edu for more information.


Harnwell Applauds 2018 Deans' Integrated Knowledge Award Recipient: Sophia Griffith-Gorgati!

Join Harnwell in congratulating Sophia Griffith-Gorgati for receiving the College House Deans' Integrated Knowledge Award!

The College House Deans' Integrated Knowledge Award recognizes students who share their intellectual experiences with the residential communities in College Houses, and Harnwell is proud to announce that Sophia won 1ST PLACE!

So, join Harnwell is congratulating Sophia on this great acheivement! 

Anti-Violence Training: TOMORROW @ 10am! Register Now!

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Penn Violence Prevention has a number of important programs on campus this month, including: 

Tomorrow (April 21st) 10am-4pm

SAVA is designed to help students recognize and response to sexual violence, relationship
violence, and stalking. This semester's program offers 6-hours of training on the basics of interpersonal violence, supporting friends, and campus resources.

For more information, e-mail Jessica Mertz at Penn Violence Prevention (jmertz@upenn.edu).

You may also Register for the training HERE

Coffee shop studying in West Philly! TOMORROW at 1pm!

As things start to heat up, join us to get some work done in a coffee shop TOMORROW (4/21) from 1 to 4! 

We often find ourselves on campus or downtown for coffee, but we'll be heading into West Philly to Reanimator Coffee (4705 Pine). Sign up HERE so we know to wait for you. The first 5 people to show up will get a free drink or snack!

Trip to Bartram's Garden! This Sunday @ 10:30am (Sign Up Now)!

In honor of Earth Day, we will be heading out to Bartram's Garden on this Sunday (April 22nd)! After just a short trolley ride, we will self-tour the garden and then have lunch together! If interested, please RSVP here for an estimate of tokens/lunch makings. 

Spaces are limited so please RSVP to attend; we will head out around 10:30am. 

"Bartram’s Garden is a 45-acre National Historic Landmark, operated by the John Bartram Association in cooperation with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. It is a destination and an outdoor classroom, living laboratory, and membership organization for ever-expanding audiences―over 50,000 each year and counting."

-visit https://bartramsgarden.org/about/mission-vision/​ for more information!

College House Music Fellows Recital! Sunday, April 22nd @ 4pm in Harrison House's Sky Lounge!

Enjoy a classical music performance by College House Music Fellow Michael
Sheadel on piano, with Ghislaine Fleischmann on violin.

The program will last about an hour, with a reception to follow.

This Sunday (April 22nd) at 4:00pm in Harrison College House's Heyer Sky Lounge!

Chipotle Fundraiser this Sunday (April 22) between 5:00pm - 9:00pm!

Make dinner a selfless act by joining fellow Harnwellians for a fundraiser to support Global Women Empowerment. Come in to the Chipotle at 3925 Walnut Street Suite 128 in Philadelphia on Sunday, April 22nd between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Bring in the attached flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Global Women Empowerment. 

SPEC-Trum and Floor 8 Present: A Study Break This Sunday @ 6:30pm!

Join SPEC-Trum and Floor 8 for a much-needed break from studying this Sunday.

It's that time of year when you're bogged down with so many assignments and cramming for exams. Take a moment to relax and enjoy yourself in Harnwell's Roof Top Lounge, this Sunday (April 22) 6:30-8:30pm.

There will be delicious free food and entertainment and everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend!

Drawing Workshop at Harnwell This Sunday (4/22) @ 7:30PM in the Dungeon!

Join fellow Harnwellians at the next workshop session of The Drawing Workshops at Harnwell. The workshop will take place:

Sunday, April 22nd at 7:30-10:00PM 
Drawing Workshop Exhibition Opening at Harnwell
Location:The Dungeon (The basement of Harnwell) 

Please RSVP if interested at ivancot@upenn.edu

The exhibition will be led by Faculty Fellow, Mr. Ivanco Talevski, who teaches drawing and painting courses at the Fine Arts Department at the School of Design. Materials will be provided.



Apply now for Move-in Green!

Become a student leader this NSO, and volunteer with Penn’s Sustainability Office for Move-In Green 2018! Move-In Green is Penn’s sustainability engagement program focusing on new and returning students as they arrive to campus. Volunteer student ambassadors provide educational outreach and hands-on recycling assistance during NSO. 

Applications are open and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the deadline this Sunday (April 22nd). All volunteers receive free early move-in privileges and dining dollars!


Call for Harnwell College House Award Nominations!

Each year Harnwell College House gives out several House awards at our senior toast. If there is someone you think is an excellent candidate for a Harnwell College House award, please nominate them by filling out this FORM (descriptions can be found within).

The form closes Thursday, April 26th at 11:59 pm -- so get those nominations in (and be as descriptive as possible)! Awards are selected by the Senior Staff, and the winner might just be you!




Probasco Dinners are a 14-year tradition, named in honor of Gaylord Probasco Harnwell. Each Monday, we offer a unique menu served family style to share with your fellow residents. Our next dinner is 4/23, at 6:15 in the RTL. Join us for the last Probasco of the year!

The menu from Baby Blue's BBQ:

  • Smoked Beef Brisket
  • Pulled Pork
  • Caesar Salad (vegetarian)
  • Mac and Cheese (vegetarian)
  • Corn on the cob (vegetarian)
  • Baked Beans
  • Mashed potatoes (vegetarian)
Stop by the office to reserve a spot, we will be limiting reservations to 40 per dinner. You may sign up for yourself and up to three others. Tickets cost $5 for Harnwellians and $10 for non-Harnwellian guests. We hope to see you there!


Rooftop Lounge


Monday April 23rd, 2018
6:15 PM to 8:00 PM