Learn about TIP's 2017 Seminars! Attendees will have the opportunity meet the Seminar Leaders and to hear about each seminar offering.
A Survey of Contemplative Practices across the World’s Religions
Deven Patel, Professor of South Asia Studies; Religious Studies; and Comparative Literature
Is There Any Life in the Worlds Beyond Our Own?
Masao Sako, Professor of Physics & Astronomy
That’s My Song!: Musical Genre as Social Contract
Guthrie Ramsey, Professor of Music
What is the Earth Made of?
Reto Gieré, Professor of Earth & Environmental Science
The Teachers Institute of Philadelphia (TIP) provides academic professional development seminars to K-12 teachers in School District of Philadelphia-managed schools. The seminars are led by Penn professors and run in weekly two-hour sessions from January to May.