the Aftermath of the Attacks
the two weeks since the terrorist attacks, the Penn community has
gathered together across the campus in groups large and small--for
vigils on College Green and at the Wharton School, a University-wide
service of remembrance at Irvine, and a symposium on terrorism that
was broadcast on UTV, WXPN and WHYY.
University established a new website for such emergency information:
which can be accessed from Penns homepage, www.upenn.edu
as well as the Between Issues section on Almanac's homepage,
information and advisories have been posted to numerous Penn websites,
the following is a sampling of these resources.
Wharton School has its Candle Lighting ceremony online in text and
as a video, at www.wharton.upenn.edu/
along with a message from Dean Patrick Harker and a page with information
about Wharton alumni, family and friends.
Civic House website, www.upenn.edu/civichouse/
has information on donating blood and other ways to be of service,
suggestions from CHOP to help children cope with this tragedy, and
lists of survivors and victims.
Office of International Programs, has posted a Q & A in the
wake of the September 11 tragedies on "Information for Parents of
Penn Students Studying Abroad" www.upenn.edu/oip/sa/emergency/index.html.
is travel news, including recently updated information on security
directives, airport and airline operations, available from the Comptrollers
Universitys Alumni Relations website, www.alumni.upenn.edu/
has a message from President Judith Rodin followed by several resources
to help members of the Penn community connect with one another.
of Human Resources has added information to its website, www.hr.upenn.edu/
on Dealing with Trauma for Children and Teenagers and Common
Reactions to Traumatic Incidents.
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 5, September 25, 2001
September 25, 2001
Volume 48 Number 5
School of Arts and Sciences names two faculty members to endowed
chairs, Dr. Michael Katz from history
and Dr. David Roos from biology
the aftermath of the attacks, while the community has pondered
and prayed, donated and discussed, consoled and counseled, hoped
and helped, Penn websites have been created or expanded to provide
immediate resources and up-to-date information.
Penn Humanities Forum kicks off today
with a lecture on Time.
A-3 Assembly and PPSA join together to present an Employee
Resource Fair this Friday in Perelman Quad.
Brotherly Love gathers funds and goods for the victims of
the recent tragedies.
Trustees meet after a week's postponement
and conclude their meeting with a moment of silence.
light of the current crisis, the Military
Leave Guidelines for faculty and staff as well as those
for students are outlined.
University Museum opens a new exhibit on Modern
Mongolia with special events that coincide with Penn