Neurosurgery Summer Internship for BFS

Neurosurgery Summer Internship

BFS and Penn's International Internship Program: Dinner, Presentations, and How To Apply

DATE: Wednesday, January 22
TIME: 5:00-6:30 pm
LOCATION: The NEW Fireside Lounge, The Arch, 3601 Locust Walk, 2nd Floor

BFS Summer Research Funding Dinner

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Fireside Lounge, CURF (220 S.

ILP Discussion: Brave New World

Set in a future where people are manufactured, society is permanently stratified, and a world state has control over all tenets of an individual's life, Brave New World is a classic critique of humanity's proclivity to totalitarian systems and consumerism. Come join the Harrison College House Integrated Living Program in a discussion of the text and its classical parallels such as Plato's Republic with Dr.

BFS Service Group

This year the Fox Leadership Program will be sponsoring a group of BFS students to volunteer at West Catholic Preparatory High School (, which is located in University City. Beginning in October, BFS volunteers will be able to tutor high school freshmen from 2:45-3:30 on either Tuesdays or Thursdays, or help lead high school seniors through the college process from 3-4 on Wednesdays. The Fox program provides transportation to and from the school premises. BFS freshmen and upper classmen are invited to participate.

CURF UAB Research Mixer

Monday, September 23rd, 4:30-6:30 pm, Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall

IRL = In Richer Life: Living Well in the Digital Age

Friday, September 27th, 1:00 pm, Harrison M20

Come join BFS alum Alex Soojung-KIm Pang as he discusses his new book, The Distraction Addiction, recently published by Little, Brown & Co.

ILP Introduction

Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Current ISP students (along with any other interested BFS students of any year) are invited to the Harrison Rooftop Lounge at 6:30 for dinner and an introduction to th

CURF Open House

Tuesday, Sept 10, 5:00pm
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge

Meet CURF students and staff, learn about how to get involved in research and what CURF has to offer. Meet CURF Undergraduate Advisory Board members, Research Peer Advisors, faculty, and CURF staff. Refreshments will be provided. Over 100 Penn undergraduates will be displaying posters representing their research in all academic disciplines.

BFS Summer Reading Project: Book Discussion Dinner

DATE: Thursday, September 12th
TIME: 6-7 pm
LOCATION: Fireside Lounge (220 S. 40th St.

BFS Summer Reading Project

The BFS Advisory Board would like to announce that the book for our BFS Summer Reading Project. We will be reading Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain, and the BFS Advisory Board will organize a book discussion dinner that will take place within the first few weeks of the fall semester.  You can obtain a copy through your local library, bookstore, Amazon, etc."

Discussion Thursday, Sept 12th, 6:00 PM fireside lounge

Wharton Research Scholars application due April 30th

 Rising Wharton Seniors and Juniors: Wharton Research Scholars (WRS) is a for-credit program that provides opportunities for undergraduates to intensively pursue research under the guidance of Wharton faculty members. There are two ways to apply: 


BFS Research night

Thanks to John Cheo, Ken Ginsburg, Bahar Javdan and Rosaline Zhang for presenting their research at the annual BFS research night.

Fall Registration opens April 10th

Fall Registration opens.  You may make any changes or additions to your fall schedule.