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Bottom Line Now Online

The December issue of the Bottom Line is now available at Listed below are some of the items that you'll be able to find in this edition:

  • Message from the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer--Craig Carnaroli
  • Return of Sponsored Programs Workshops to the calendar
  • Final preparation information for the launch of BEN Financials
  • SFS Spring '02-Fall '02 billing schedules
  • BEN Financials training dates for new users, transition users, and refresher courses
  • Course descriptions for all BEN Financials training course
  • New FTD training registration form

For the fifth and tenth individuals who respond correctly to the Quarterly Quiz, the Financial Training Department will pay for a one-year membership to the Faculty Club, with a start date of September 1, 2002.

--Financial Training Department

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 15, December 11, 2001


December 11, 2001
Volume 48 Number 15

More SAS endowed chairs: Dr. Randall Wright, is appointed to the Ronald Lauder Endowed Term Chair, and Dr. Richard Schultz is the Patricia Williams Term Chair.

Provost Robert Barchi and Executive Vice President John Fry will be part of an Open Form for the University's Strategic Plan on January 15.

Dr. Helen O. Dickens, a pioneer in women's health has died at the age of 92.
UPHS Bond rate has been revised to stable by Moody's Investors Service
Ben Financials begins its countdown to launching of new services on January 2.

Women of Color Scholars Awards applications are due on January 21

Penn Press has a collection of books just right for the holiday gift giving season. If you prefer there are Gifts of Involvement or ideas in the neighborhood from the Holiday Shopping Guide.
During the holidays, there are simple Safety Tips to keep in mind while you work and shop.
As always volunteer opportunities abound available throughout the community.
Researchers receive $1.26 million to study microfluidic systems; Penn has received $2.84 million to improve reliability of computers; the Center on Adult Literacy has received $2.4 million for technology; are part of Research Roundup in this issue.