Faculty/Staff Events: June 2-4

Human Resources has set the dates for Appreciation Days during the first week in June, asking supervisors to encourage flexible work arrangements so staff can attend the jazz picnic, health promotions and gallery/museum tours. More details will be given in Almanac May 26.

Tuesday, June 2: Party on the Green

11 a.m.-p.m.Picnic with live jazz by Signature.

Wednesday, June 3: Health Promotion Day

7:40 - 9 a.m. "Wake-up" run/walk.

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Health Fair at the Faculty Club.

Thursday, June 4: Penn Museum Tour

3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Tours of four museums and galleries (University Museum, ICA, Arthur Ross and Esther Klein Art Galleries) with transportation and refreshments provided.

School-to-Career Interns Available

Over 100 students in grades 10 through 12 will be available for a six-week internships at Penn during July and August, through the1998 Summer School-to-Career Youth Works Institute. In this annual program, wages are paid through the Federal Youth Works program.

We are currently seeking summer placement sites and site mentors for this rewarding program, which combines academic preparation and career awareness with practical, hands-on experience.

The Summer School-to-Career YouthWorks Institute is offered in collaboration with the School District of Philadelphia's School-to-Career Office, University City High School and the Private Industry Council of Philadelphia Youth Works program. For more information please contact me at 387-5100 or 898-1363.

--Ronald Story, Director, Skills Development Center

REMEDY Equipment Available:

The following is available to University faculty/staff free. Donated equipment goes on a "first come, first served" basis. Contact those listed below or e-mail Andrew Krakowski at andrew@bgl.psycha.upenn.edu.

  • Intertechnique liquid scintillation counter--beta SL4000. Call Ed Greenblatt, (609) 428-6571.

Call John Blankemeyer, 898-8000, for information regarding the following items:

  • Dishwasher--portable unit designed to be hooked up to a sink.
  • Beckman ultracentrifuge--missing a vaccuum pump and cannot attain "ultra" speeds; but it still functions as a normal centrifuge.
  • McPherson photometer--needs calibration but works fine

Coverage to Come

Council: Summaries of the April 22 discussion that followed the report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Consultation, and of the presentations on vending given in a special meeting of that date, have been further delayed because of space constraints.

Vending Ordinance: The full text of the ordinance as passed by City Council on April 23 has not yet been forwarded in final form but upon release it is slated for posting to the website www.upenn.edu/foodplaza, along with updated drawings and information on relocations of vendors toward the ordinance's effective date of July 22, 1998.--Ed.

Almanac, Vol. 44, No. 33, May 12, 1998