Fine Arts Undergraduate Exhibition; opening reception:
January 15, 5-7 p.m.; Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery. Through
February 1 (GSFA).
There a Role for Embryonic Stem Cells in the Treatment of Disease?;
Ron McKay, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes,
Laboratory of Molecular Biology; noon-1 p.m.; Abramson Room 123C,
CHOP (Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research
Music for the Beginning of Time; panel discussion
of Crumb's Vox Balaenae; panelists: George Crumb, composer;
Eugene Narmour & Anna Weesner, Music; and Robert Maggio,
West Chester University; 7 p.m.; followed by 8 p.m. performance
from eighth blackbird at Annenberg Center (see Music
section of January AT PENN calendar). Reserved seating
for panel: (215) 898-8220 (Penn Humanities Forum; Penn Presents).
Nuclear Migration, and Lissencephaly;
Ronald Morris, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of
Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; 2 p.m.; rm. 251, BRB II/III
(Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).
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The deadline for the weekly Update is each Monday for the following
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Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 17, January 8, 2002
January 8, 2002
Volume 48 Number 17
Jonathan E. Rhoads, provost emeritus and pioneering professor
of surgery, leaves a legacy after a life-long career at Penn.
Services will be held on January 12.
Alvin Rubinstein, professor of political science, died December
18 after teaching here for 44 years.
Rodin welcomes back the Penn community and encourages participation
in the MLK celebrations and community service projects.
other organizations founded by Benjamin Franklin participate
fourth annual celebration of his life on January 17.
Susan Fuhrman will be recommended to the Trustees for reappointment
as dean of the Graduate School of Education.
FinMIS and in with BEN
Financials as Penn rings in the new year as a successful
upgrade to a new, web-based purchasing environment is complete.
no longer permitted for purchases from suppliers who are in
the new Penn Marketplace; BEN
Buys is the new system for placing orders.
Stipend levels for FY03 are no longer based on NIH guidelines.
Sexual Harassment Policy is published OF RECORD to familiarize
the University community with the resources available for resolving
Drives this month target faculty, staff and students.
students and postdoc fellows interested in pursuing the academic
job market are invited to the sixth annual series beginning
Way campaign announces the winners of the week four and
week five raffles. Week six winners and the grand prize winner
will be in next week.