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A legend in her homeland of Ireland,
Mary Black has long held the attention
of the followers of Irish music as one of the
finest pop music vocalists in the world.
She will
perform on stage at Annenberg Center's
Zellerbach Theatre on February 24 at 7 p.m.


February AT PENN


25 Sheriff Sales and Act 94; panel of experts will discuss the options if there is a problem property on your block and give advice on how to use the City's programs; 6 p.m.; University City District, 3940 Chestnut Street; $5/UCHS members/UCD contributors; $10/general (University City District; University City Historical Society).


22 Gospelrama; a living music celebration; 5-7 p.m.; Medical Alumni Hall, Maloney Building, HUP (Black History Month at HUP).


23 An Evening With Margaret Cho; comedian; 8:30 p.m.; $5/Penn Card; $12/general; ; Irvine Auditorium (SPEC).


20 Open Microphone; with HUP authors, poets, led by poet Gwen Nissel; noon-2 p.m.; Founders Cafeteria Room, 2nd floor, Founders Building (Black History Month at HUP).

Janet Theophano; author of Eat my Words: Reading Women's Lives Through the Cookbook They Wrote discussion and signing; 1:30 p.m.; 2nd floor, Penn Bookstore (Bookstore).

22 Lani Guinier; author of The Miners Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power Transforming Democracy discussion and signing; noon; 2nd floor, Penn Bookstore (Bookstore).


21 Celebration of Life of Helen O. Dickens, M.D.; tree planting ceremony; 11 a.m.; meet in Rhoads Pavilion (CPUP; School of Medicine; African-American Resource Center).

22 African-American Cuisine Cook-Off; experts will judge all recipes and award prizes in various categories; 3 p.m.; Founders Cafeteria, 2nd floor, Founders Building (Black History Month at HUP).


20 How a Bacterial Pathogen Establishes and Maintains an Intracellular Niche; Amy Decatur, microbiology; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).

21 The Tuskegee Airmen; Eugene Richardson, Tuskegee Airmen; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 200, College Hall (Veterans Advisory Group; Veteran Upward Bound Program; Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs; African-American Resource Center; University Libraries).

God on the Brain?; Andrew Newberg, Radiology; 7 p.m.; Penn Newman Center Library (Orthodox Christian Fellowship).

26 HIV in Botswana: The Challenges (and Rewards) of Developing a National Treatment Program; Stephen Gluckman, Medicine; 4:30 p.m.; room 352, BRB II/III (Africa Health Group; African Studies Center; Office of International Medical Programs).

27 Enterotoxigenic Bacteroides Fragilis: An Intestinal Commensal Wielding a Double-Edged Sword; Cynthia Sears, Infectious Diseases; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Division of Infectious Diseases).

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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