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SEPTEMBER AT PENN


CANCELLED

15 Gernreich Exhibition Lecture by Wolf Prix at 4 p.m. at the ICA has been cancelled.


CHANGE

12 The location of the talk Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus and Episome Persistence will be held in the Austrian Auditorium, CRB.


CORRECTION

The opening reception for the exhibit Travels in the Labyrinth--Mexican Art in the Pollak Collection, will be held on September 14, from 5-8 p.m. in the Arthur Ross Gallery.


SPECIAL EVENTS

14 Open House: GIC; 4-6 p.m.; 3708 Chestnut St. (Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center).


TALKS

12 Marketing Democracy: Power and Social Movements in Post-Dictatorship Chile; Iván Burgos, Valeria García, Mariela Huerta, Mónica Jeannette Pérez, Llareta health group; Julia Paley, Anthropology; 3-6 p.m.; Class of 1949 Auditorium, Houston Hall (CURF; Civic House; Center for Community Partnerships; University Museum; Anthropology; Sociology; Center for Urban Ethnography and Health and Society; Latin American and Latino Studies; Urban Studies; Women's Studies).

13 NFkB: A Tale of Two Kinases; Inder Verma, Salk Institute for Biological Studies; noon-1 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (IHGT; Center of Expermental Therapeutics).

13 Gene Therapy: Problems and Promises; Inder Verma, Salk Institute for Biological Studies; 4-5 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (IHGT; Center of Experimental Therapeutics).

18 Functional Genomics of the Developing Endocrine Pancreas; Klaus Kaestner, genetics; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).


Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly update is each Monday for the following week's issue; for the October At Penn calendar it is September 11. See www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead.html.


Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 3, September 11, 2001

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

Tuesday,
September 11, 2001
Volume 48 Number 3
www.upenn.edu/almanac/

Dr. Afaf Meleis--a prominent medical sociologist and specialist in women's health issues--will become the Dean of the School of Nursing in January.
Dr. Richard Gelles--a leading researcher in the study of family violence has been named Interim Dean of the School of Social Work.
Lucy Momjian is now Associate Vice President for Finance and Treasury Management.
Jack Shannon is named Associate Vice President in the Office of the Executive Vice President.
Dr. Battistini, director of Penn Health for Women, dies in a motor vehicle accident.
Convocation 2001: President Judith Rodin and Provost Robert Barchi welcome the Class of 2005.
Council Year-end Committee Reports: Admissions and Financial Aid as well as Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics are both on the agenda of this week's Council Meeting.
Penn moves up in the latest U.S. News rankings of the nation's best universities to its highest ever ranking.
A noisy night in the neighborhood prompted a Speaking Out letter and two responses.
Code Red Alert: Preventing a computer worm is possible with these steps.
The Models of Excellence program wants nominations to recognize staff achievements from the previous academic year.