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Some University-related events that are not on campus but open to Penn people:

Prayer for the City: February 26

Next in the College Alumni Society's series highlighting alumni authors is Buzz Bissinger, C '76, a Pultizer Prize-winning journalist and author of A Prayer for the City and Friday Night Lights. Normally held on campus, the series goes to Center City on February 26 for Mr. Bissinger's reading from A Prayer for the City at 5:30 p.m. in the Mayor's Recepton Room in Philadelphia City Hall; discussion follows. Tickets are $18. For more information, call (215) 898-5262 or e-mail

On Community Tensions: March 8

University Chaplain William Gipson is the guest minister who will address past and present tensions between Penn and the surrounding communities in a sermon entitled The University, the West Philadelphia Community, and Racism, March 8 at 10:30 a.m. at the Calvary United Methodist Church, Baltimore Avenue & 48th St.

Hazardous Shipping: March 12

Shipping Infectious and Biological Substances, a day-long symposium sponsored by Penn Environmental Health and Radiation Safety and presented by SAF-T-PAK, Inc., will be giv-en March 12, 7-9 p.m., at the Radisson Hotel, near the Philadelphia Airport. The cost is $189/person or $100/person in groups of 3 or more. Information: 898-4453 or 1-800-814-7484.

Penn Composers Guild: March 22

Music composed by Penn graduate students will be performed by students of the Curtis Institute of Music on March 22 at 8 p.m. at the Curtis Institute, 1726 Locust Street. More information: Penn Music Department, 898-6244.

Celebrating Rochberg: March 31

For the 80th birthday of the composer/teacher and longtime chairman of music at Penn, the Pinkas/Hersh piano duo celebrate with a performance on March 31-- George Rochberg: A Life in Music--at 8 p.m. at the Curtis Institute of Music, 1726 Locust Street. More information: Music Department at 898-6244.

Return to:Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, February 24, 1998, Volume 44, Number 23