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CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES

Now Discover Stations for David Rogers' Big Bugs; hands-on learning about insect habits and habitats; 1-3 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, Morris Arboretum. Through June 30.

21 Storytelling with Irene Safran; celebration of insects as they appear in nature and folk tales; 1-2:30 p.m., Morris Arboretum.

EXHIBITS

Now Folio 2002; 42 editions of original prints, from hand-printed to digitally output by 40 artists: graduate students, artists in residence and faculty; Graduate Student Center. Opening reception: April 16, 4-6 p.m. Through May 30.

16 Penn Printmakers; works by GSFA's printmaking studio students; Burrison Art Gallery. Opening reception April 16, 4:30-7 p.m. Through May 31.

18 The Annual Art Outreach Student Exhibition; artworks of students from Philadelphia's schools; see www.kleinartgallery.org. Opening reception: April 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Esther M. Klein Art Gallery. Through May 6.

FILM

18 Strategia del Ragno; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci; 7:30 p.m.; 4th Floor West, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (Library).

FITNESS/LEARNING

20 2nd Annual KYW Newsradio-E.P. Henry Hardscaping Products Garden Festival; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; free with regular admission; participants are to park at Mt. St. Joseph's Academy and taken to festival at Morris Arboretum by vans (Arboretum).

READING /SIGNING

23 Stickin' To, Watchin' Over, and Gettin' With: An African American Parent's Guide to Discipline; Howard Stevenson, Gwendolyn Davis, Saburah Abdul-Kabir, authors; noon; Penn Bookstore.

TALKS

17 Privatization: From Policy Formulation to Implementation: The View From Inside; Montek Ahluwalia, International Monetary Fund; 4:30 p.m.; 4th Floor, rm. 470, 3401 Walnut. RSVP: (215) 573-4324 or casi@sas.upenn.edu (Center for the Advanced Study of India).

18 How the cAMP-producing Toxin From Anthrax is Activated by Calmodulin; Andrew Bohm, Tufts; 4 p.m.; Johnson Foundation Library, 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Bldg. (Johnson Research Foundation; Biochemistry; Biophysics).

18 Derrida or the Devil? Deconstructing Deconstruction; Jonathan Caves, George Washington University; 7 p.m.; Newman Center (Orthodox Christian Fellowship).

22 Kinases and Chaperones in the Regulation of the Cytoskeleton; Henry Epstein, Baylor College of Medicine; 2 p.m.; rm. 251 BRB/II/III (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).

23 Schools as Markets--The New Political Eaconomy of Education; James Kelly, Widmeyer Communications, GSE Overseer; 5 p.m., Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; RSVP to (215) 898-9794 or alumni@gse.upenn.edu (GSE's Bodek Lecture of Distinguished Educators).

Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is each Monday for the following week's issue. The deadline for the May At Penn calendar is April 16. For submission information, see www. upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead.html.


Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 30, April 16, 2002

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

Tuesday,
April 16, 2002
Volume 48 Number 30
www.upenn.edu/almanac/

Both the School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Medicine announce the recipients of their annual teaching awards.
Gearing up for Open Enrollment means thinking about how the changes in benefits could influence which medical or dental plan is most cost-effective.
President Judith Rodin protects and defends free speech on campus, reiterating a message from her January 1995 Welcome Back which is still relevant today.
SEAS announces a new Ennis Professor, named for Dr. Alfred Ennis (Moore School '28).

Penn participates in the Franklin Institute Laureates Symposium, hosting four symposia on campus which are open to the University community.