Update

JANUARY AT PENN


FITNESS/LEARNING

English Language Programs Evening Course Registration; classes meet 6-8:30 p.m.; TOEFL Prep, Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 27-Feb. 36, $290; Speaking and Listening, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 28-Feb. 27, $290; Oral Presentation, Thursdays, Jan. 30-Feb. 27, $145; $10 fee for late registrants; info: 898-8681.

28 Graduate School: Getting In and Staying In; includes graduate student panelists from history & sociology of science, American civilization, and biomedical graduate studies; What to Find Out Before You Accept Your Admissions Offer?, Mary Heiberger, associate director of CPPS and co-author of the Academic Job Search Handbook; 4-5:30 p.m., Benjamin Franklin Room, Houston Hall (Ben Franklin Scholars/General Honors, Career Planning & Placement Service, The College, Office of International Programs).

ON STAGE

23 Mystery Repeats Itself; the Mask & Wig Club's 109th Annual Production, a song-and-dance filled musical comedy; Thursdays-Saturdays through April 5 at the Mask & Wig Clubhouse and the Annenberg Center. Tickets: 898-6791.

TALKS

22 Fissle-Material Security in Russia; Frank von Hippel, Princeton; 4 p.m.; DRL (Physics).

Introduction to Silicon-Based Technologies; Paola Fortina, CHOP; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

A Dialogue Between Nature and Allegory: The Four Seasons in History, Art and American Culture; Michael Kammen, Cornell; 5 p.m.; 6th Floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (History).

Who Decides?: Clinical Decision Making in the Managed Care Marketplace; panel discussion; 6-8 p.m.; Dunlop Auditorium, Stemmler Hall (Leonard Davis Institute).

23 Methionine Synthase or its Methycobalmin Cofactor: Who is Really in Control; Joseph Jarett, Michigan; noon; Johnson Foundation Library, Richards Bldg. (Biochem. & Biophysics).

Managing Explosive Growth: The Bangkok Experience; Gary Hack, dean, Grad School of Fine Arts; 7-9 p.m.; Room 306, Furness Building (Urban Studies).

24 The DMZ and Nature Conservation in the Korean Peninsula: Transboundary Reserves; Ke Chung Kim, Penn State; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Room 109, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall (Institute for Environmental Studies).

27 Neurotransmitter Transport: Lessons from Flies, Mice and Men; Randy Blakely, Vanderbilt; noon; Pharmacology Seminar Room, John Morgan Building (Pharmacology).

Novel Instabilities in Thin Liquid Film­the Beauty and the Beast; Sandra Troian, Princeton; 3:30 p.m.; Rm. 337, Towne Bldg. (Chemical Engineering).

Theory Elaboration, Historical Ethnography and Organizational Analysis: The Challenger Case; Diane Vaughn, Boston College; 4 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market St. (History and Sociology of Science).

28 Taste Transduction: Signalling in the Taste Bud; Steve Roper, University of Miami; 11:30 a.m.; Monell Chemical Senses Center (Monell).

Protein Folding in the Cell: The Role of molecular Chaperones; Ulrich Hartl, Sloan-Kettering Institute; noon; Austrian Aud., Clinical Research Bldg. (Biochem. & Biophysics).

Calcium Waves, Calcium Pumps and Mitochondria; James Lechleiter, UVA Health Sciences Center; 4 p.m.; Physiology Conference Room, Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

Update deadline: The deadline for this weekly column is the Monday of the week prior to publication (e.g., January 27 for the February 4 issue).


Almanac

Volume 43 Number 18
January 21, 1997


Return to Almanac's homepage.

Return to index for this issue.