The PPSA Book Group Meeting, initially scheduled for November
21 at the Penn Bookstore, has been moved to November 28,
Garden Railway: A Colonial Christmas; buildings made of natural
materials at holiday time; G-scale model trains, holiday lights,
colonial décor; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Morris Arboretum. Info.:
(215) 247-5777. Also November 25 and December 1, 2, 8,
9, 15, 16, 22, 23, & 26-30 (Arboretum).
Observatory Night ; talk: The Big Bang, by Chung-Pei
Ma, physics & astronomy; non-professional astronomers, children,
and adults, encouraged to peek through telescopes; 7:30 p.m.; Flower
and Cook Observatory, Malvern. Info.: (215) 898-9597 (Physics &
Neoformans: A Pathogen in Black and White; Arturo Casadevall,
Montefiore Hospital; noon; CRB (Microbiology; Division for Infectious
Malpractice; Frank Cornett, anesthesia; 9 a.m., 3401 Market
Street (Center for Bioethics' Emanuel and Robert Hart Lecture Series).
Images of Women as They Appear in Kenyan Oral Narratives;
Muigai Wa-Gachanja, Kanyatta University, Kenya; noon-1:30 p.m.;
Ben Franklin Rm., Houston Hall (African Studies Center).
Deadlines: There will be no issue on November 27. The deadline
for the following week's Update is November 27. The deadline for
the January At Penn calendar is December 4. See www.upenn.edu/calendar/caldead.html
for more details.
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 13, November 20, 2001
November 20, 2001
Volume 48 Number 13
receives over $15.5
million from JDRF and W.W. Smith Trust to establish two
centers to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes and its complications
2001, the Associated Investments Fund, Penn's main investment
vehicle, out-performed its benchmark, returning a positive performance.
have been redesigned to be more informative and easier to
Way weekly raffles begin; envelopes must be submitted to
Payroll by this Wednesday for the first drawing.
fall semester classes ending December 10, the Provost reissues
Governing Final Examinations.
types of grants
are available to faculty to conduct cancer-related research
projects; the deadline is January 15 for both.
the holidays approach, there are special events
and performances to attend and there are the annual appeals
to donate and contribute to those less fortunate.