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Penn Humanities Forum
Faculty Research Fellowships
on ‘The Book'

Applications are solicited from the standing faculty of Penn's humanities and allied departments for five research fellowships of $5,000 each for the 2002-2003 academic year.

Recipients will be designated "Penn Humanities Forum Faculty Research Fellows" and will be expected to participate in a weekly research seminar (Tuesdays, noon-2 p.m.) during the academic year along with other scholars, including Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows, Regional Faculty Fellows, and others.

PHF Faculty Research Fellows must be carrying out research related to the Forum's topic for 2002-2003, "The Book" and may use their funds for any materials or activities that further their investigations.

For a full description, see .

Please send a one-page research proposal and c.v. to Eugene Narmour, Acting Director, Penn Humanities Forum, 3619 Locust Walk/6213, or via e-mail to Jennifer Conway, Associate Director, .

Application deadline is March 25.

--Eugene Narmour, Acting Director, Penn Humanities Forum

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 23, February 19, 2002


February 19, 2002
Volume 48 Number 23

Penn has again proven to be the launching pad for presidents of colleges as two Penn people (Diver & Fry) are tapped for such posts where they will each be the 14th president come July 1.
GSE will have an acting dean in the fall while Dean Fuhrman will be on a scholarly leave.
The architecture department loses an award-winning long-time lecturer to cancer at the age of 51.
The Dental School opens a dental clinic specifically for children.
Phasing out the Wharton Evening School program which led to a bachelor of business administration brings changes and options.
The Government Affairs Update includes President Bush's budget proposal, Mayor Street's budge and Penn's Commonwealth Appropriations.
A description and composite sketch of the assailant who is wanted in connection with rape at the Sheraton Hotel as well as safety tips from Public Safety.
Penn Video Network and ISC now offer production and distribution services as well as streaming video and videoconferencing