Take Our Daughters to Work Day: April 27

The Division of Human Resources is sponsoring a day of activities at Penn for Take Our Daughters to Work Day. Penn faculty and staff are invited to bring their young guests to some or all of these activities as a way to enhance their time in the workplace. These activities are designed for girls 9­15 years of age. Sponsors must accompany their guests at all times and have supervisory approval to participate.

Registration is required to attend. To view this year's activities and register to participate, see: www.hr.upenn.edu/quality (click on Take Our Daughters to Work Day). Questions? Contact Orna Rosenthal at (215) 898-5116 or rosenthal@hr.upenn.edu.

--Division of Human Resources

Penn Relays Carnival

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd St. Join the fans at the 106th running of the Penn Relays.

Nike Track Test at Penn Relays

11 a.m.-4 p.m., Relays Village, 235 S. 33rd St. The Athletic Department knows that when girls play, everyone wins. Your daughter can try her hand at various track and field event skills at the Nike Track test.

"Smart" Technology: Robotics for Girls

10-11 a.m., Suite 400A, Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, 3401 Walnut Street, A Wing. A fun and fast-paced introduction to the world of "smart" technology. How can a robot see? Find out with a hands-on introduction to digitizing images. Come see robots in action in the GRASP Lab and talk with women engineers about education and career paths in engineering and computer science.

Careers in Law Enforcement, Public Safety and Security

10 a.m.-noon, Public Safety Building, 4040 Chestnut St. Come talk with some of the women who work in the Division of Public Safety. Meet a detective, a police chief, a bike patrol officer, a victim advocate and others.

Laying the Foundation for a Successful 21st Century Career

10-11 a.m., Room 410, McNeil Building, 3718 Locust Walk. Patricia Rose, Director of Career Services, will offer her suggestions for career success in the 21st century world of work.

Learn about Veterinary Medicine

10-11 a.m. (ages 9-11) or 1-2 p.m. (ages 12-15), VHUP, main entrance, 3850 Spruce Street. Suzanne Weaver, Client Relations Director at the Veterinary Hospital, will lead a tour of VHUP including a question and answer session concerning the profession of Veterinary Medicine (small and large animal).

Surfing the Internet

11 a.m.-noon (ages 9-11) or 2-3 p.m. (ages 12-15), 2nd floor, 3440 Market St. Join us for an exciting look behind the scenes as we explore the "Best of the Internet," lead by the finest of UPHS's web team.

On Becoming a Scientist, Doctor, and Health Care Teacher

11 a.m.­noon, room 225, Johnson Pavilion, 3610 Hamilton Walk. Dr. Helen Davies will teach you about infectious diseases and how to avoid them. You can have fun learning, and then teach your family and friends. She will also talk about becoming a scientist, doctor and educator.

Meet Dr. Debbie

11 a.m.-noon, 7 Ravdin, conference room HUP. Bring your health questions and concerns to an open forum with Dr. Debbie Driscoll and her collegues.

Lunch at the Faculty Club

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 3611 Walnut, Inn at Penn, 2nd floor. Faculty Club members are invited for a discounted buffet lunch with their guests.

Lunch at Cafe Bon Appetit

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 37th & Chestnut St. Faculty and staff are invited for discounted lunch with their guest.

Beverages at Chats

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 3800 Locust Walk. Free fountain beverage for sponsor and visitor.

Character Counts: Do the Right Thing

12:30-1 p.m., University Museum, 33rd & Spruce, Neville Room, 2nd floor. Office of Audit and Compliance presents an interactive discussion on how character counts in a girl's life at home, school and career.

Body Wise Nutrition and Health

1-2 p.m., University Museum, 33rd &Spruce , Neville Room, 2nd floor. Mary Anne Clairmont, nutritionist for Penn's student health, will be presenting a talk on body image.

Kitchen Science

1:30-2:30 p.m., room 313, Towne Building, 220 S. 33rd St. Hungry? Don't just eat! Grab your favorite food from the kitchen and make science experiements.

Backstage at the Annenberg Center

2-3 p.m., Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut St. Visit the Annenberg Center for Performing Arts and explore the facinating world of theatre.

Anthropologists in the Making

3-4 p.m., University Museum, 33rd & Spruce. A tour of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropoloby highlighting collections and a presentation on careers in the museum field.


Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 26, March 28, 2000

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