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Ms. Bynoe, Wharton Undergraduate

Electra Bynoe, a Wharton undergraduate, died on April 2, at the age of 22. Ms. Bynoe, was a native of Arlington, VA. Her expected graduation date was spring 2003. She was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar and a Joseph Wharton Scholar. Ms. Bynoe worked at the Penn Fund.

She is survived by her aunt, Delores Bynoe; and her uncle, Darnley Bynoe.

Memorial for John Smolen, Jr.

The University community is invited to attend a Tribute in Memory of John J. Smolen, Jr., and the Classroom Dedication of Chemistry 102. The Tribute and Dedication program will be held on Monday, April 22 at 2 p.m. in the Chemistry Laboratories Building, at the corner of 34th & Spruce Streets. Mr. Smolen died on September 28, 2001 (Almanac October 9, 2001) at the age of 59. He had been the associate vice provost for University life from 1990 until his death.

-- The Division of University Life and the Provost's Classroom Renovation Committee

Memorial Fund for Mrs. Asch

A Memorial Fund has been established in memory of Florence Asch, the widow of Dr. Solomon E. Asch (Almanac March 5, 1996). Mrs. Asch died on March 27, at the age of 92. Donations may be sent to Roy Eidelson, Soloman Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, St. Leonard’s Court, Suite 305, 3819-33 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 29, April 9, 2002


April 9, 2002
Volume 48 Number 29

It's once again time to recognize excellence in teaching at Penn, with the Lindback and Provost's Awards. And the recipients are….

A political science professor is appointed to a term chair.

Four of Penn's schools make the grade on the top ten list of U.S. News graduate schools.
Observations on the experimental SAS Pilot Curriculum, including insights, accomplishments and challenges.
An graphic report on the University's FY 2002 Budget, as reported to Council.
Research Roundup: a few of the many Penn projects and studies shed light on interventions, risk-reductions, treatment strategies and post-traumatic stress.