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MLK Day: No Classes

Please note that there will be no classes on January 21, 2002, in honor of the University's commemoration of Martin Luther King Day. Please see the January AT PENN calendar in the December 18 issue of Almanac for lists of University-sponsored events on that day and in the following weeks."


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

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

Tuesday,
December 11, 2001
Volume 48 Number 15
www.upenn.edu/almanac/

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.