Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 34, May 30, 2000

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Taking it to the Streets

The "Wall Power" exhibit is displayed on billboards around West Philadelphia as well as inside ICA. See Exhibits for ICA's Mural Arts tours.

Above: (ESPO) Gate #12, 1997 by Stephen Powers

Right: Untitled, 1998 (detail) by Barry McGee, courtesy of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

 


ACADEMIC CALENDAR

6/30 First Session classes end

7/3 Second Session classes begin

8/11 Second Session, 12-week Evening Session Classes end

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CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES

6/17 Clark Park Summer Fun Fest; 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Clark Park; free (Clark Park Music & Arts Committee) See  Special Events.

6/18 Garden Railway Display; Whimsical miniature village with a new "Houses of the Presidents" section. Dads admitted free when they bring their children of any age; 1-3 p.m; Arboretum; free w/ admission. (Morris Arboretum) See Exhibits.

 7/23 "Peter Rabbit Tales" performed by Tucker's Tales; Beatrix Potter's greatest stories re-enacted with puppets in Victorian costumes. Peter Rabbit comes to life along with his cousin Benjamin Bunny and other friends; 1-3 p.m.; Arboretum; free w/ admission (Morris Arboretum).

Summer at the Morris Arboretum: Call (215) 247-5777 for info., or visit www.upenn.edu/morris/.

Above: Tucker's Tales

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CONFERENCE

6/7 Herpesviruses Symposium; speakers from Penn and other institutions in the Northeast; 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Auditorium, BRB II/III; lunch provided; info: (215) 662-3557 or hfriedma@mail.med.upenn.edu.

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EXHIBITS

Admission donations and hours

Arthur Ross Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free, Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. & Sun., noon-5 p.m.

Burrison Gallery, Faculty Club, Inn at Penn: Mon.-Fri, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Esther Klein Gallery, 3600 Market: free, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art: $3, $2/students over 12, artists, seniors; free/members, children under 12, with PENNCard, and on Sundays, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Morris Arboretum: $6, $5/seniors, $4/students, free with PENNCard, children under 6; Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

University Museum: $5, $2.50/ seniors and students w/ID, free/ members, with PENNCard, children under 6; Open: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed: Sundays, May 28 through September 3.

Upcoming

6/15 Art-in-Science XV--Original Art in Cyberspace; web designers Steven Tucker and David Oppenheim create original "Web Artworks" for on-line gallery exhibitions; opening reception: 5-6:30 p.m., preceded by a seminar at 4 p.m.; Esther M. Klein Art Gallery. Through July 14.

6/18 Garden Railway Display Grand Opening; music, food, and family entertainment launch an exciting display; dads admitted free with their children of any age; opening reception: 1-3 p.m.; Morris Arboretum; free with admission. Through October 10: daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Now

Dance: Still in Motion; Deborah Boardman, former dancer with the Pennsylvania Ballet; black and white photographs that create a different way of looking at dance. Esther Klein Art Gallery. Through June 3.

On the Brink of the Twentieth Century: The Architecture of William L. Price: Arts and Crafts to Modern Design; Price, a Philadelphia-born architect (1861-1916) who trained in the office of Frank Furness and became a leading designer of reinforced concrete buildings, such as Atlantic City's Traymore and Blenheim Hotels; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through August 6.

Wall Power: Barry McGee & Stephen Powers, and Joseph Bartscherer; billboard-based art projects. McGee & Powers come from the graffiti art perspective, while Bartscherer is a conceptual artist/photographer. Art will be both on billboards around West Philadelphia and inside ICA. Through July 30. (ICA; Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial; City of Phila. Mural Arts Program).

Pomo Indian Basket Weavers: Their Baskets and the Art Market; text, video and large-scale photographs of 120 turn-of-the-century Native American baskets created by over 40 weavers; 2nd floor, Dietrich Gallery, University Museum. Through October 1.

44 Celebrity Eyes in a Museum Storeroom; artifacts chosen by celebrities from Museum collections. University Museum. Through December 30.

Ongoing

Ancient Greek World; Canaan and Ancient Israel; Living in Balance: Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache; The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets and Science; Raven's Journey: World of Alaska's Native People; Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition; University Museum.

Healing Plants: Medicine Across Time and Cultures; Works by Harry Gordon; Morris Arboretum.

ICA Special Programs

Info: (215) 898-5911/7108 or www.upenn.edu/ica. Through July 30.

6/1 New Horizons: a behind-the-scenes program for senior citizens; 10:30 a.m.; ICA; free with admission.

6/10 "Wall Power" Symposium; artists and community representatives discuss issues related to urban outdoor wall art; noon; ICA; free.

Mural Arts Program Tours

Trolley tours of selected murals; tours of Center City and West Philadelphia leave from ICA; $10; Info: (215) 568-5245 or www.muralarts.org.

6/17 Center City; 10:30 a.m.

7/1 West Philadelphia and Fairmount; 10:30 a.m.

7/8 Center City; 10:30 a.m.

7/15 West Philadelphia and Fairmount; 10:30 a.m.

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FILM

International House

www.libertynet.org/ihouse/.

Pizzicata (1996; Italy; 93 min.)

6/4 7 p.m; 8:45 p.m., Also June 9-11.

6/6 5:30 p.m.; 7:15 p.m.; 9 p.m. Also June 12 & 13.

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MEETING

6/16 Trustees Full Board Stated Meeting; 2-3 p.m; Inn At Penn; Info.: (215) 898-0412.

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MUSIC

Morris Arboretum

General info.: (215) 247-5777 or www.upenn.edu/morris/.

6/4 Battery Four; the Philadelphia Orchestra's star percussion group performs a mixture of traditional, pop, rock and folk music; 1-3 p.m.; lawn seating, free w/ admission; reserved seating, $10/person; (215) 247-5777 ext. 170.

6/25 Philadelphia Orchestra's Trombone Quartet; a rousing outdoor concert with the brass stars of the Orchestra; 1-3 p.m.; lawn seating free w/ admission; reserved seating $10/person; (215) 247-5777 ext. 169.

7/9 The Steel Kings; Caribbean steel drum ensemble performing calyspo and reggae rhythms; 1-3 p.m.; free w/ admission.

7/20 Ken Ulansey Ensemble; 6:30 p.m.; Ken Ulansey on sax and his band will perform an evening of jazz, with swing, Latin, funk and Cajun sounds; free w/ admission.

8/24 Voices of Africa; African American women's ensemble perform African harmonies and rhythms with traditional percussion instruments; 6:30 p.m.; free w/ admission. 

Summer at the Morris Arboretum: Call (215) 247-5777 for info., or visit www.upenn.edu/morris/.

Above: Voices of Africa--an energetic African American women's ensemble--uses traditional percussion instruments.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

 

The enhanced Rose Garden, with its newly added, colorful perennials, annuals and elegant Victorian garden ornaments, is the setting for the Arboretum's "Moonlight & Roses Gala."

6/9 Moonlight & Roses Gala; cocktails in the Victorian Rose Garden, a seated gourmet meal under a spacious tent, and toe-tapping music; 6 p.m.-midnight; Morris Arboretum; reservations required: (215) 247-5777 ext. 109 (Morris Arboretum).

6/17 Clark Park Summer Fun Fest; see local musicians and performers-Spiral Q Puppet Theater, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Munchkin Festival for Children, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Clark Park; free (Clark Park Music & Arts Committee).

6/21 Picnic Under the Blossoms; selection of sandwiches, salads and the cuisine of Solaris Grille's executive chef, John Anderson; picnic baskets available; 6-8:30 p.m.; Solaris Café, outdoor dining area next to the Widener Visitor Center, Morris Arboretum. Info.: (215) 247-5777. Wednesdays & Thursdays through September 21 (Morris Arboretum).

7/21 Republican National Convention (RNC); Penn expects to host overnight guests and daily visitors. Through August 3 (Housing & Conference Services). 

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FITNESS/LEARNING

Center for Cognitive Therapy

9 a.m.-noon. Tickets: $65; $180 for 3 lectures. Info./registration: (215) 898-4106.

6/17 Gay/Lesbian Issues; Kevin T. Kuehlwein, senior consultant, CCT.

7/15 Personality Disorders; Mary Ann Layden, director of education, CCT.

8/19 Imagery; Mary Ann Layden, director of education, CCT.

ESL Summer Evening Courses

For students whose English level is intermediate or higher; 6-8:30 p.m.; Bennett Hall. Registration ends the Friday before the class begins. Info: www.sas.upenn.edu/elp or (215) 898-8681.

6/5 Advanced Written Communication; Mondays; $320. Through August 14.

6/6 Pronunciation Improvement; Tuesdays; $320. Through August 15.

6/8 Vocabulary Development; Thursdays; $320. Through August 17.

7/24 TOEFL Preparation; Mondays & Wednesdays; $320. Through August 23.

7/25 Speaking & Listening; Tuesdays & Thursdays; $320. Through August 24.

7/26 Oral Presentation; Wednesdays; $160. Through August 23.

7/27 Test of Spoken English; Thursdays; $100. Through August 10.

ISC Technology Training Seminars

All courses are 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Info.: (215) 573-3102 or www.upenn.edu/computing/isc/ttg.

 Hands on courses for Windows users

6/5 Intro. to Windows 95. Also July 5 & August 2.

6/7 Intro. to Excel 97. Also June 14.

6/9 Intro. to Word 97

6/12 Intro. to Access 97

6/15 Intro. to PowerPoint 97

6/21 Intro. to Filemaker Pro 4.0

6/23 Intro. to Access 97

6/27 Creating a Web Page (Intro.). Also August 31.

 7/6 Intermediate Word 97

7/12 Intermediate Excel 97

7/14 Intermediate PowerPoint 97

7/19 Intermediate Filemaker Pro 4.0

7/20 Intermediate Access 97

8/3 Intro. to Word 2000

8/9 Intro. to Excel 2000

8/11 Intro. to PowerPoint 2000

8/16 Intro. to Access 2000

8/22 Intermediate Word 2000

8/24 Intermediate Excel 2000

8/29 Intermediate Access 2000

Hands on courses for Macintosh users

6/29 Introduction to Excel 98

7/25 Creating a Web Page (Intro.)

7/27 Intermediate Excel 98

8/17 Intro. to Filemaker Pro 5.0

Morris Arboretum

Registration: (215) 247-5777, ext. 125.

6/1 Slide Lecture and Walking Tour of Historic Architecture and Landscape in Chestnut Hill; learn from the St. Martin's community in guiding the development of greener and more livable communities for the 21st century; slide lecture 7:30-9 p.m. at the Widener Education Center; walking tour June 3, 1-3 p.m.; $35; $21.50/members.

6/3 Tree Identification and Appreciation; learn to identify native trees and shrubs, a skill that will enhance a walk in the woods or a trip to the Arboretum; 10 a.m.-noon; $75; $67.50/members. Also June 10 & 17.

6/17 Creating Miniature Houses: A Master Class; Paul Busse, creator of Garden Railway Exhibit; learn how to create a focal point in your garden with a miniature house or building made from natural materials. Bring: a half-gallon milk carton, a hot glue gun, and interesting plant parts including seedpods, bark, and leaves; 1-3 p.m.; $20; $18/members.

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TALKS

6/2 A Rose is a Rose: But is All Pruning Rationing?; Daniel Sulmasy, Bioethics Institute of New York Medical College; noon-1:30 p.m.; suite 320, 3401 Market St. (Center for Bioethics).

6/14 Career Conversations: How They Got Here from There; Beverly Edwards, Learning and Development; noon-1:30 p.m. e-mail ppsa@pobox.upenn.edu for location (PPSA).

6/19 Spectroscopic and Kinetic Studies of Kinesin Reveal Evidence for Three Nucleotide-dependent Conformations; Steven Rosenfeld, U of Alabama at Birmingham; 4 p.m.; physiology dept. conference room, 4th floor, Richards Bldg. (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).

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Summer Programs At Penn

This year, Penn's campus will welcome an abundance of new faces as its annual Summer Programs are underway. Visitors of all ages will participate in academic as well as athletic programs, which are listed below. Added to the campus presence of the hundreds of summer program participants are numerous delegates-which Penn will host in July and August-from the Republican National Convention.

 

The Penn Summer Science Academy guides high school students through the mysteries of the microcosmic universe both inside the classroom and out.

Above: students conduct an independent lab project.

At right: a guided field visit to the lush Bio Pond behind Leidy Laboratories on campus yields wonder and curiosity from last year's group of young scientists-in-the-making.

Youth Sports

* These programs may still accept applications. Call phone numbers listed for information.

Youth Academics

* These programs may still accept applications. Call phone numbers listed for information.

 Anthropologists in the Making gives children aged 8-13 the oppportunity to experience the cultures and customs of different peoples from all over the globe each week at the University Museum through informational tours and activities such as Greek theater mask-making.

Undergrads

Grad Students

Adults/Professionals

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 SUMMER HOURS 2000

 Accounts Payable Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Annenberg Center Box Office Open: June 1- September 3, Monday-Friday, noon-6 p.m. Info: (215) 898-9079.

Arthur Ross Galleries Open: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Closed: Mondays and August 7-September 1. Re-opens: September 2, noon.

Cashier's Office Window Open: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday & Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesday.

Christian Association Open: Monday-Friday, 1-3 p.m., in preparation for a move to a new location. Closed: August 14-31, and weekends. Re-opens: September 1 at 37th & Sansom Streets location.

Class of 1923 Ice Rink Closed for the summer; ice-skating resumes September 9. Call (215) 898-1923 to receive a brochure for the 2000-2001 ice skating season.

Community Housing Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Note, new location: 4046 Walnut St. Info.: (215) 898-7422.

Computer Connection Open: May 27-July 30, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Closed: July 4. Regular hours resume July 31.

Faculty Club Open: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Gimbel Gym & Katz Fitness Center Open: May 13-September 5, Monday- Friday, 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, noon-7 p.m. Closed: May 27-29 & July 4. (Sheerr Pool-May 13-June 18 & August 7-September 5: Monday-Friday, 6:30-8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; June 19-July 28, Monday-Friday, 6:30-8 a.m. & noon-8 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, noon-6 p.m.)

Hillel Open: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily. Closed: June 9 and July 4. For more information call (215) 898-7391.

Housing & Conference Services Open: Harrison House (HRS) Harnwell House (HRE), Sansom Place West (Grad B). Only open for RNC: Kings Court and Hamilton House (HRN). Closed: all other residences. Info.: (215) 898-9319.

*Hutchinson Gym & Ringe Squash Courts Open: May 13-August 13, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Closed: May 27-29 & July 4 and Saturdays & Sundays (Hutchinson Pool-May 13-June 18 & July 29-August 13: Monday-Friday, 7-8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 19-July 28: Monday-Friday, 7-8 a.m. & 4-6 p.m.).
*Hours may vary from mid-June through the end of July due to summer camps. See www.upenn.edu/recreation/.

Institute of Contemporary Art Open: Wednesday-Friday, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed: August 5-September 15.

 Jazzercise Open: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Newman Center.

Kelly Writers House Closed: May 22, 6 p.m. to August 28, 10 a.m. To reach staff, call (215) 573-9748 or e-mail wh@english.upenn.edu.

Levy Tennis Pavilion Open: In June-Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. In July-Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed: Saturdays (in July only) and Sundays.

L.U.C.Y. (Loop through University City) Runs: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-7:50 p.m. Closed: July 4 and September 4. Info.: (215) 580-7800.

Morris Arboretum Open Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Newman Center Open: Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Closed: weekends and May 29, July 3 & 4, and September 4.

Penn Book Store Open: May 27-July 31, Monday- Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Closed: July 4.

Penn Fitness Center (at Hutchinson Gym) Open: May 13-August 13, Monday-Friday, 7-9 a.m. & 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Closed: May 27-29 & July 4.

Student Financial Services Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Info.: http://www.sfs.upenn.edu/.

Student Health Service Open: June, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday, 9-11:30 a.m.; July & August, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday, 9-11:30 a.m.

Transportation Runs: Escort Van, Monday-Sunday, 6 p.m.-3 a.m.; PennBus West, Monday-Friday, 4:50 p.m.-midnight (express runs 4:50-6:30 p.m., regular runs 5:15 p.m.-midnight, every half-hour after 6 p.m.); PennBus East, Monday- Friday, 5:15 p.m.-midnight, every half-hour after 6 p.m. Closed: shopping shuttle, May-August.

University Museum Open: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed: Sundays, May 28 through September 3.

Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center and Rosengarten Reserve Open: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m.; May 29: noon-5 p.m.; August 12-September 1: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed: Saturdays and Sundays and July 4. See library hours on the web: http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi.

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Suite 211 Nichols House, 3600 Chestnut St.

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106

(215) 898-5274 or 5275 FAX 898-9137

E-Mail ALMANAC@POBOX.UPENN.EDU

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 Unless otherwise noted all events are open to the general public as well as to members of the University. For building locations, call (215) 898-5000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Listing of a phone number normally means tickets, reservations or registration required.

This May calendar is a pull-out for posting. Almanac carries an Update with additions, changes and cancellations if received by Monday noon prior to the week of publication. Members of the University may send notices for the Update or Summer At Penn calendar.

 


Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 34, May 30, 2000

| FRONT PAGE: SEAS & Veterinary Awards | CONTENTS | JOB-OPS | CRIMESTATS | Appointments & Promotions | Commencement / Baccalaureate 2000 | TALK ABOUT TEACHING ARCHIVE | BETWEEN ISSUES | SUMMER at PENN | SUMMER EXTRAS! | CALENDAR INDEX  | DEADLINES