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Museum's E-Musings

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has started its own, free electronic newsletter. To sign up for UPM's E-Musings visit the Museum's homepage at www.upenn.edu/museum/ . Each tree-loving "issue" will be filled with information about Museum special events, exhibitions, new publications, shop specials and ground-breaking research in archaeology and anthropology.

Curators Cornered, a mini-featurette, puts Museum curators and researchers in the "hot seat," as they consider contemporary issues and concerns--from the modern Olympics to our yearly Tax Time Angst--from a distinctively anthropological perspective.

The Director's Forum is an opportunity for e-newsletter subscribers to give the Museum Director, and the Museum staff, direct input on a variety of museum issues.

"In today's fast-changing world, we believe that the anthropological perspective, and a commitment to open-ended learning about cultural diversity and complexity, is more vital than ever before," noted Dr. Jeremy A. Sabloff, the Museum's Charles Williams Director. "The Museum is committed to reaching, and communicating with, a worldwide community of scholars, students and the public, and we see E-Musings as an important new step in that ongoing dialog.

"We invite Penn's richly diverse community to sign up for E-Musings--and join us in our mission, and our adventure!"


Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 27, March 26, 2002

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

Tuesday,
March 26, 2002
Volume 48 Number 27
www.upenn.edu/almanac/

Five innovators and luminaries will receive honorary degrees at Commencement.
Total undergraduate charges for tuition, fees, room and board will increase 4.6 percent for the coming year.
The Senate Committee on the Faculty reports on the Gender Equity Report published December 4, 2001.

INS Restrictions on automatic visa revalidation could affect international scholars at Penn.

This year's Antiques Show will benefit Penn's Institute for Environmental Medicine.