Pullout: Report of the Provost's Committee on Distributed Learning

Kellogg Conference April 27:
'Linking Intellectual Resources and Community Needs'

The second annual W.K. Kellogg Program Conference entitled "Linking Intellectual Resources and Community Needs" will be held on Monday, April 27 as part of a three-year, $500,000 grant to the University of Pennsylvania to link intellectual resources and community needs through three project areas: Culture and Community Studies, Environment and Health and Nutrition and Health.

  • Morning Session: Academically-Based Community Service: and Strengthening Undergraduate Education; 9 a.m. -12:15 p.m. [Lunch: 12:15- 1:30 p.m.] Faculty Club

Keynote: Academically-Based Community Service: Reflections of a Converted Skeptic Dr. Richard Beeman, dean, College of Arts and Sciences and deputy dean, SAS.

    Faculty Panel chaired by: Francis Johnston, professor of anthropology
    William Labov, John H. and Margaret B. Fassitt Professor of Linguistics
    Rebecca Maynard, Trustee Professor of Education and Social Policy
    Ralph Rosen, associate professor and chair of Classical Studies
    Ingrid Waldron, undergraduate chair and professor of biology
  • Afternoon Session: Linking Intellectual Resources and Community Needs: University-Community Collaborative Research Projects.; 2-4 p.m. at University City High School, Rm. 12, 36th and Filbert Sts.

Moderator: University City High School Principal Dr. James Lytle. In discussion of issues related to University-Community Collaborative Research Projects, discussants will highlight the work of Penn undergraduates and public school students involved in collaborative research projects.

For more detailed information on the Kellogg Conference Agenda: Penny Gordon-Larsen at 898-4704, pglarsen@pobox.upenn.edu, or the website www.upenn.edu/ccp.

Almanac, Vol. 44, No. 30, April 21, 1998