6/28 First Session classes end.
7/1 Second Session classes begin.
7/4 Independence Day-no classes.
8/9 Second Session; 12 Week Evening Sessions classes end.
8/27 Move-in and registration for transfer students.
8/29 Move-in for first-year students; New Student Orientation.
6/6 Penn Bookstore Story Hour; 2 p.m.; Penn Bookstore. Tuesdays through August.
1&2 p.m. Info.: (215) 247-5777.
6/15 Paper Magic: Origami with Storytelling: magical art of paper folding with storytelling and music; talking paper puppets; catch a leaping frog or don a royal crown in this exciting, educational and multi-cultural program.
7/13 Rainbow Child International; group uses enlightening stories, songs, dance and rhythms from the world over to explore how other cultures live, learn and celebrate. For the entire family.
8/10 Kits Kaboodle "Mother Nature:" come meet "Mother Nature" during this interactive performance that uses exciting stories, dance and improvisation to explore ecology, preservation and man's responsibility to his environment.
8/31 Poko Puppets Performs Aesop's Fables; large, colorful masks and puppets are used to make eight classic fables come to life in American Ragtime style including The Lion and the Mouse, and The Fox and the Grapes.
Museum's Summer Magic 2002
10 & 11 a.m. Weekday morning series featuring music, dance and storytelling from around the world; children 6-12; free with Museum admission (free/PENNCard holders and ages 6 & under; $2.50/students & seniors; $5 adults); pre-registration required: (215) 898-4015. Info.: www.upenn.edu/museum .
7/10 Afro-One Dance, Drum and Drama Theatre
7/31 Chinese Ribbon Dance & Sword Dance
8/6 African Drumming & Storytelling
8/15 Raven's Feast Puppet Show
6/5 Herpesviruses Symposium; 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; auditorium, BRB II/III. Info./registration: www.uphs.upenn.edu/medicine/ID.htm (Infectious Disease; Medicine; Microbiology; Dental Medicine; Veterinary Medicine).
6/18 Behavioral and Biologic Outcome Measures in HIV Research; James Jaccard; SUNY Albany; Cornelis Rietmeijer, Denver Public Health Department; David Metzger, social work; Martin Fishbein, communications; 9 a.m. -12:15 p.m.; auditorium, Leonard Davis Institute; Lobby, Colonial Penn Center. Info.: email@example.com or (215) 898-5673 (Behavioral & Social Sciences Core; Center for AIDS Research).
6/15 At the Cutting Edge: The State of the Art Quilt; recent works by six Philadelphia artists in a range of techniques exemplify the diversity and sophistication of contemporary fabric artists and the fine art of quiltmaking. Varying techniques inspired by graphic design and typography, or using handpainted and dye-painted fabrics, found objects, and recycled every-day materials offer multiple perspectives that reinterpret this ancient tradition. Featuring quilts by Cindy Friedman, Amy Orr, Leslie Pontz, Emily Richardson, Lonni Rossi, and Deborah Schwartzman. Arthur Ross Gallery. Through July 28.
6/16 Garden Railway--Patriots or Traitors: Houses of the Revolutionary War; a miniature world set in the splendor of a summer garden, the display features historic buildings created entirely of natural materials, each meticulously detailed with leaves, bark, vines and twigs. Logs and branches are also used to create unique tunnels and overhead trestles. Nestled among woody plants, colorful annuals and perennials. Grand Opening: June 16; Morris Arboretum. Through October 14.
8/1 POSTERS/POSTERS/POSTERS. Twenty Years of Gallery Graphics; striking graphics by talented students and seasoned graphic designers has been the hallmark of the Arthur Ross Gallery and its brief antecedents since it opened its doors in 1983. The variety of the design communicates the diversity and eclecticism of exhibitions from more than two decades; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through September 8.
8/2 In-House Exhibit--Art by University City Science Center Employees; Artist's Reception: 5-7 p.m.; Esther Klein Art Gallery. Through September 15.
The Collector's Eye: Nineteenth-Century Prints from the Arthur Ross Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art; print media of Cézanne, Delacroix, Gaugin, Manet, and Pissarro. Woodblock prints, etchings, & lithographs; Arthur Ross Gallery; Through June 9.
Exhibition by Shigeo Kuroki; visiting artist, Fine Arts; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Charles Addams Gallery. Through June 28.
Space 1026: Scratch off the Serial; site-specific installation; graphic & diverse work of 18 Philadelphians; inspired by graffiti, fantasy and adolescent notebook art, folk art, cartoons, extreme sports, and media-generated imagery; preview reception; ICA. Through July 14.
Agents Wanted: Subscription Publishing in America; Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through August 9.
From the Ground Up: Approaches to Architecture and Landscape Design; 100 master drawings and models including works by: Loius I. Kahn, Isamu Noguchi, Laurie Olin, Wesley Wei, Venturi Scott Brown & Assoc.; Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives. Through September 2.
Off the Wall: Current Work by Robinson Fredenthal; thousands of paper models documenting a lifetime of geometric explorations by Robert Fredenthal, BA '63, BArch '67, the designer of Black Forest--the sculpture adjacent to Meyerson Hall; Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives. Through September 30.
Photographic Explorations: A Century of Images in Archaeology and Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania Museum; a visual journey through the archaeological and ethnographic landscape covered by the Museum's 110 years of research around the world; 50 black-and-white photographs from the Museum's Archives, including images from famous expeditions. 1st fl., Sharpe Gallery, University Museum. Through December.
Ancient Greek World; Canaan & Ancient Israel; Living in Balance: Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo & Apache; Ancient Mesopotamia: Royal Tombs of Ur; The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets & Science; Raven's Journey: World of Alaska's Native People; Buddhism: History & Diversity of a Great Tradition; University Museum.
Healing Plants: Medicine Across Time and Cultures; Morris Arboretum.
$5; Tickets available one hour before showtime. See www.ihousephilly.org
Jazzercize; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday; Newman Center; first class free; $4.50/class, $3.50/students; Carolyn Hamilton, (215) 662-3293 (days) or (610) 446-1983 (evenings).
HR Learning & Education
Suite 1B South, 3624 Market St. unless otherwise noted. Info./registration: www.hr.upenn.edu/training_coursecatalog/ .
6/3 BEN Deposits; 2- hour hands-on training course; 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.; 409 Franklin Building. Also June 3, 7, 17 & 20. 2-4 p.m.
6/5 Procard; intended for individuals buying goods and services using a Procard; 9:30-11 a.m. Suite 421A, 3401 Walnut. Also June 19.
6/7 Transitioning to Management; designed to help new managers and supervisors at Penn make the transition into their roles; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $50. Also June 28; and June 14 & 21, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
6/10 BEN Balances-GL Inquiry and Reporting Refresher; for staff who have already attended BEN Balances training; 2-4 p.m.; 409 Franklin Bldg.
6/11 AMA's Leading Your Team Into the Future: two-day seminar gives the basic, on-the-job knowledge that a manager needs to build and lead successful teams. 9 a.m to 5 p.m.; $50. Also June 12 (American Management Association).
6/12 Words at Work--The Latest in Business Writing; program challenging long-held assumptions about the "right" way to communicate; 9 a.m.-noon; Also June 13 & 14.
Leadership and Strategy, with C.K. Prahalad; live, interactive satellite broadcast; 30 minute Q&A session with Dr. Prahalad; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Class of 1962 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg.
6/17 New Staff Orientation; designed to provide new staff members with important information about working at Penn. Also July 8 & 22 and August 5& 19.
6/19 Franklin Covey's "What Matters Most"; time management workshop for the entire business of living, not just the demands of eight to five. Price includes the Franklin Planner. 9 a.m. -5 p.m.; $50; Also July 26.
6/25 The Penn Perspective; two-day program will include the opportunity to hear first-hand regarding the University's structure, mission and future direction; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; $50; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall. Also June 26.
7/18 Professional Development Program; two-day session; work with a learning partner on the development of a personalized learning plan; 9 a.m.-5 p.m; $50. Also July 19.
7/23 Brown Bag Matinee - FISH! and FISH Sticks!; noon to 1 p.m.; free; pre-registration required.
7/25 Brown Bag Matinee - FISH! Tales; shows how organizations that seem to have little in common with Pike Place Fish have learned to apply the FISH! philosophy in ways that meet their unique needs; noon to 1 p.m.; pre-registration required.
7/30 AMA's "Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills"; a two day program on how to deliver a presentation that's clear, informative, memorable, motivating, and convincing; 9 a.m to 5 p.m. $50; Also July 31 (American Management Association).
8/9 Franklin Covey's Planning for Results: A Practical Approach for Managing Projects; project management binder, software, and binder inserts included with program; 9 a.m to 5 p.m.; $50.
Registration: (215) 247 5777 x125.
6/1 Nighttime Nature Walk At Bloomfield Farm; learn how animals are adapted to life in the dark. Meet at the barn circle at the Bloomfield Farm; bring a flashlight; 7-9 p.m. $10; $8/members.
6/5 Vase Arranging: Loose Flowers; tricks of the trade to arrange flowers so that they will look their very best. The elements of design will be covered in depth. 6:45-8:45 p.m.; $35; $32/members.
6/8 Herbal Renaissance: Modern Science, Ancient Uses; herbal medicine through an herb walk, slide presentation, and demonstration. Please bring your lunch. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ; $50; $45/members.
6/9 Fresh Flower Floral Topiaries: Taking Arrangements to New Heights; arrangements suspended over its containers with wood or natural stems. 1:30-3:30 p.m.; $48; $42/members.
6/13 Orchids--Fascinating Plants For Home or Greenhouse; learn to grow orchids as houseplants, growing supplies, nutritional requirements, pest & disease control. 7:30-9:30 p.m.; $38; $36/members.
6/15 Creating Miniature Houses: A Master Class; create a focal point in your garden with a miniature house or building made from natural materials. 10-a.m.- noon; $22; $20/members.
6/18 WXPN Policy Board Meeting; 4 p.m.; WXPN, 3905 Spruce St. (WXPN).
6/21 Trustee's Full Board Stated Meeting; 11-noon; Union League, Broad & Sansom Sts. Center City Phila.
Concert in the Garden; 6:30-8 p.m.
6/6 Nubian Dreamscape presents Jasscape; the members of this unique quartet will incorporate jazz classics and original music to create a blend of old, new and smooth sounds.
6/20 The Bloom Consort: a unique concert experience featuring vocal music of the Renaissance; repertoire includes: Madrigals, Motets and Chansons in English, Latin, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
7/11 Philadelphia Classical Guitar Trio; eclectic, musical experience features a variety of music for classical guitar in an ensemble setting.
7/25 Satori; This mixed ensemble of winds, strings and piano plays both traditional and contemporary chamber music.
8/1 Voices of Africa: internationally acclaimed choral ensemble presents a unique experience through a cappella musical vocals and traditional African percussion rhythms.
8/15 Chinese Opera Society; using spectacular costumes, elaborate makeup, dance, traditional music and more, they retell famous stories from Chinese history, legend and literature.
6/19 Bill Cosby: Benefit for Urban Teacher Education at Penn; 8 p.m.; Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts; $50; Reception and dinner and show tickets $150; Info.: (215) 898-9794 (GSE).
Author discusses/signs book at 7 p.m.
6/12 Valerie Paradiz: Elijah's Cup.
6/25 Carol Winkelman: The Complete Guide to Pregnancy After Thirty.
6/12 Party on the Green; University faculty and staff Spring Appreciation lunch; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; College Green; bring postcard invitation and Penn ID. Info.: QOWL@hr.upenn.edu or call (215) 898-5116.
6/16 Garden Railway Grand Opening; celebrate the fifth anniversary; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Morris Arboretum. See Exhibits (Arboretum).
6/22 Big Bugs Event -- Ladybug Fly Away: releasing hundreds of ladybugs to begin work as garden helpers; 12:30 p.m.; please note the release will take place promptly at 1:30 p.m.; Morris Arboretum (Arboretum).
6/4 Evidence for PECAM-1's Role in Mechanosensing by Endothelal Cells; Keigi Fujiwara, University of Rochester; noon; 2nd fl. conference room, Vagelos Research Lab (IME; Pathology & Laboratory Medicine).
The Courage to Refuse; Noam Sheiaf, Ometz Le'Sarev; 7:30 p.m.; Law School (use Sansom Street entrance) (Middle East Center).
6/11 Stromal-Epithelial Interactions, Apoptosis Resistance and Malignant Transformation of the Breast; Valerie Weaver, pathology & IME; noon, 2nd fl. conference room, Vagelos Research Lab (IME; Pathology & Laboratory Medicine).
6/13 Oculoplastice Experiences in Kenya; Scott Goldstein, Oculoplastics Fellow; 7:45 a.m.; auditorium, lower level, SEI (Opthalmology).
The HIV Epidemic Among Injecting Drug Users in New York City: the first 25 Years; Don Des Jarlais, Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center; 12:30 p.m.; Austrian Room, CRB (Center for AIDS Research).
6/18 Novel Mechanisms of Tumor Invasion and Survival; Arthur Mercurio, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School; noon; 2nd fl. conference room, Vagelos Research Lab (IME).
6/20 The Molecular Genetics of Myopia; Terri Young, ophthalmology; 7:45 a.m.; auditorium, lower level, SEI (Ophthalmology).
Summer Programs at Penn
Once again, Penn's campus will welcome hundreds of summer program participants as annual Summer Programs get underway. Visitors of all ages will participate in academic as well as athletic programs, which are listed below.
Al Bagnoli All-Star Football Camp*: Boys entering grades 7-12 improve basic skills and learn both offensive and defensive techniques; Al Bagnoli, (215) 573-9299; July 28-31.
Gymnastics Camp*: weekly sessions for 30 children ages 5-12 include gymnastics instruction and other activities; Tom Kovic, (215) 898-5316; June 8-July 10.
Levy Junior Tennis Program*: 400 students ages 6-16 in many skill levels participate in tennis instruction and tournaments; Hal Mackin, (215) 898-4741; June 10-August 9.
Matt Hogan's Boys' Summer Lacrosse Camps: 100 students in each session will learn about game techniques and strategies; Matt Hogan, (215) 898-6140; Start and Finish--12-18 yrs., July 20-23; Quaker Camp--10-18 yrs. July 23-26; Hogan's Heroes--High School, July 20.
Nike Field Hockey Camp*: 80 15-18 year-olds (2 sessions) will improve field hockey game skills and strategy; Val Cloud, (215) 898-6308; June 16-20 and July 7-11.
Nike Rowing Camp*: sessions for 45 14-17 year-old high school students (2 sessions) include water instruction, videotaping and ergometer training sessions; Bruce Konopka, (215) 573-7071; July 6-9 and July 20-23.
Nike General Skills and Volleyball Camp*: 80-120 10-18 year-old girls will participate in game instruction given by students and coaches; Kerry Major, (215) 898-6495; August 3-6.
NYSP National Youth Sports Program: 200 West Philadelphia-area students, ages 10-16, attend free recreational activities and enrichment workshops; Murray Grant, (215) 573-5350; June 24-July 29.
Penn Elite Lacrosse Camp: 150 students grades 10-12 (advanced); Karin Brower, (215) 898-8278; June 24.
Penn Junior Fencing Camp*: 100 14-17 year-olds (2 weekly sessions); for fencers with at least one year of competitive fencing experience; David Micahnik, (215) 898-6116; July 21-August 3.
Penn Red & Blue Chip Volleyball Camp: 45 16-18 year-olds with advanced skills; Kerry Major, (215) 898-6495; August 9-11.
Penn Quakers Basketball Camp*: instruction and competition for 100 students ages 8-18 (2 sessions); John Krikorian, (215) 898-6142; June 17-21 and June 24-28.
Junior Quaker Soccer Camp*: (2 sessions); instruction and competition for 5-13 year olds; Darren Ambrose (215) 898-2923; June 17-21 and July 29-August 2.
* These programs may still accept applications. Call phone numbers listed for information.
AFNA National Education and Research Fund: 350 Philadelphia students grades 10 through 12 receive academic tutoring and college prep assistance; Earl Vinson; July 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 and August 5-6.
Anthropologists in the Making*: 40 children aged 7-13 will be immersed in a different world culture each week at the University Museum; Meera Patankar, (215) 898-4015; June 24-August 16.
Cognitive Brain Function Program: 20 students from high school to med school participate in hands-on research on brain and muscle function; Britton Chance, (215) 898-4342; June 25-August 17.
Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program: 30 high school seniors; introduction to business principles for minority students; Anne Greenhalgh, (215) 898-6058; July 5-August 3.
Milken Young Entrepreneurs Program at Wharton (YEP): 40-45 students from grades 10-12 learn how to start their own small business; Jeff Harris, (215) 898-9993; July 15-August 26.
Pathways to Engineering for Latinos: 40 Latino middle school students; an introduction to engineering and what engineers do; Jorge Santiago-Aviles, (215) 898-5167; July 5-31.
Penn Summer Arts Studio: 80 11-12 graders will participate in fine arts instruction with technological focus; Valerie Ross, (215) 898-5407; June 30-July 26.
Penn Summer Science Academy: 80 11-12 graders; an intensive program taught by Penn scientists consisting of both guided and independent lab and field projects, math workshops, computer labs, seminars and site visits; Valerie Ross, (215) 898-5407; June 30-July 26.
Pre-college Program: 300 students in 11th and 12th grades from nine Philadelphia high schools take beginning-level courses and live in the dorms; Valerie Ross, (215) 898-5407; June 30-August 9.
U of P Summer Academic Institute: 80 7th-graders; from the Overbrook Cluster participate in academic and enrichment activities; Terri White, (215) 898-0809; June 24-July 19.
U of P Upward Bound Program: 50 9th-11th graders; increases students' academic proficiency, promotes self- esteem, and motivate students to plan their educational and career goals; Judy Green, (215) 898-3185; June 23-August 2.
Afro-American Studies Summer Institute for Pre-freshmen: 30-35 pre-freshmen; introduction to major intellectual and cultural themes and currents in 19th and 20th Century African-American experience; Gale Ellison; July 20-27.
Bridging the Gaps: Community Health Internship Program: 40-55 Undergrads/Grad Students; Lucy Tuton, (215) 898-4141; June 25 - August 9.
City Year: 1300 18-24 year-olds; Jeff Barta, PHONE?; June 4-9.
Freshman Orientation Program for the NROTC: 45 freshmen; Col. John Clauer, (215) 898-7436; August 24-29.
Kyoritsu Summer Enrichment: 30 Undergraduates study American culture and learn English; Delila Omerbasic, (215) 898-5244; July 28-August 24.
NSF/AMP (Greater Phila. Region Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) Undergraduate Research: 10 undergrads; work on cutting-edge' research in various disciplines; Cora Ingrum, (215) 898-7084; May 24-August 2.
Penn McNair Scholars Summer Research Institute: 15 Penn undergrads; McNair Scholars will conduct graduate-level research projects with Penn faculty mentors; Malcolm Bonner, (215) 898-3115; May 22-June 29.
Penn Program for Public Service Summer Internship: 15-20 undergrads; Cory Bowman, (215) 898-5351; May 28-August 15.
Pre-Freshman Program: 110 Penn freshmen; preview of intellectual & social life at the University; Pamela Edwards, (215) 898-6440; July 27-August 23.
Summer Institute for Demographic Research: 10-15 undergraduates; program to improve the human resource base in demography and to reinforce the ethnic diversity of that resource base; Tukufu Zuberi, (215) 573-5169; July 1-August 9.
Summer Undergraduate Internship Program: 30 undergraduates; hands-on experience in a biomedical laboratory; Michael Selzer, (215) 898-2794; June 1-August 10.
Summer Pre-Med Enrichment Program for Minority Students: 10-15 undergraduates; students are required to have completed at least two years of undergraduate study; John Craig, (215) 898-3913; May 20-July 26.
SUNFEST (Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Sensor Technologies): 11 college sophomores & juniors; research with faculty & grad students; Jan Van der Spiegel, (215) 898-5598; May 28-August 2.
Augmented Cognition Summer Study: 30-HS freshmen to medical students; Biochem/Biophysics/ Medical School; Dr. Britton Chance, (215) 898-4342; June 24-August 16.
Business English Program for Goldman Sachs Tokyo: 6 Adults(2 sessions); Heather Williams, (215) 898-6902; June 21- July 12.
History of Architecture: 15-20 GSFA graduate students; open to candidates for admission to the Master of Architecture program who need additional background; Ken Jacobs, (215) 898-5728; June 26-August 9.
Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning (LARP) Summer Institute: 20-30 graduate students; introduces incoming students to the fundamental elements of landscape architecture; James Corner (215) 898-6591; August 5-30.
Physics for Architects: 15-20 GSFA graduate students; open to candidates for admission to the Master of Architecture program who need additional background; Richard Farley (215) 898-5728; June 26-August 9.
Summer Institute for International Business Students (SIIBS): 35-40 adults; prepares speakers of English as a second language for the demands of graduate business school; Bill Martin, (215) 898-8851; June 17- 28, July 1- 26, and July 29-August 9.
Summer Preparatory Program: 15-20 graduate students; for candidates for admission to the Master of Architecture Program who need additional background in design studio; Larry Mitnick (215) 898-5728; June 26-August 12.
Business English Program for Goldman Sachs Tokyo: 13 adults; English for information technology specialists from Japan; Heather Williams; April 30-June 20; June 21-July 25.
Conversation and Culture: 45 adults (2 sessions); language study and sociocultural experiences for nonnative speakers of English; Sheila Mayne, (215) 898-6902; July 1-26 and July 30-August 23.
Nova Academy Program in English and US Culture: 30 adults at each session; students from Nova Language Academy in Japan learn English and sociocultural experiences; Ross Bender (215) 898-8869; July 20-August 3 and August 3-17.
SAS Training Program for International Teaching Assistants (ITA): 65 adults; prepares prospective TAs for teaching assignments by increasing their ability to become more intelligible speakers of English; Barbara Willenborg, (215) 898-2049; June 24-August 21.
TTL Global Inernship Program: 50 adults; ESL training for SK Telecom's interns/future employees; Susan Caesar (215) 573-7688; July 1-August 2.
Veteran's Upward Bound: 50 adults; DOE-sponsored program to earn a GED or prepare for college; Diane Sandefur, (215) 898-6892; May 13-August 8.
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 35, May 28, 2002