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Update: OCTOBER AT PENN


CHANGE

25 He Said, She Said: Communicating Across the Gender Gap; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Room 223, Houston Hall, (QOWL).


FILM

15 Schlafes Bruder (Brother of Sleep); German film with English subtitles; 9 p.m.; Gregory College House (Modern Language Program).


FITNESS/LEARNING

Class of 1923 Ice Rink Public Skating Sessions: Mon. & Wed., 1:15 - 3:15 p.m.*; Tues. & Thurs., noon-2 p.m.*; Thurs., 7-9 p.m.; Fri., 8-10 p.m.; Sat., 12:30-2:30 p.m., 8-10 p.m., midnight-2 a.m.; Sun. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Class of '23 Ice Rink; $6; $4.50/PENNCard, (*=$1 off admission) skate rental: $2/session (Class of '23 Ice Rink).


SPECIAL EVENTS

17 Oktoberfest Dinner Buffet; dinner: sauerbraten, bratwurst, spatzle, apple strudel, German beer; 5:30-8 p.m.; Faculty Club, Inn at Penn; $19.95; reservations: (215) 898-4618. Info.: www.upenn.edu/faculty-club/ (Faculty Club).

20 Pre-Game Brunch; before Yale/Penn football game; 9:30 a.m.-noon; Faculty Club, Inn at Penn; $16.80; reservations: (215) 898-4618. Info.: www.upenn.edu/faculty-club (Faculty Club).


TALKS

10 Max Weber meets the Belmont Report: Toward Sociological Account Principalism; John Evans, UCLA; noon-1:30 p.m.; suite 320, Center for Bioethics (Center for Bioethics).

16 Tracking Secularism in Popular Print Media: Dilemmas of Nationhood in Indian Calendar Art; Patricia Uberoi, Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi; 4:30 p.m.; Solomon Asch Center Conference Room, St. Leornard's Court, Suite 305. (Center for Advanced Study of India)

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Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly update is each Monday for the following week’s issue; for the November At Penn calendar it is October 16. See www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead.html.


Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 7, October 9, 2001

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

Tuesday,
October 9, 2001
Volume 48 Number 7
www.upenn.edu/almanac/

President Rodin responds to student visa restrictions.
Jerry Lee Center of Criminology will be dedicated next week.
Three Penn faculty members receive NSF funding for projects in information technology.
Call for Honorary Degree nominations 2003.
Dr. Zuberi is the new director of Afro-American Studies.
Division of Public Safety's Maureen Rush talks about security and Franklin Field institutes new security procedures.
The University Research Foundation Guidelines deadline approaches.
The A-3 Assembly's Employee Resource Fair Raffle Winners.
Research Roundup; Biochemical Pathway Detoxifies heavy metals, Engineers develop a fuel cell that runs on diesel; a gene has been found that carries messages from our circadian clock; and professor develops a game to teach what to do in case of a heart attack.