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Twenty-five Year Club Celebration

The University of Pennsylvania Twenty-five Year Club is scheduled to have its annual celebration of Penn Faculty/Staff who have served Penn for 25 years or more, at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 21, 2002 (please note change in date) in Houston Hall. A reception is scheduled for 5 p.m. in the Bodek Lounge and dinner at 6 p.m. in the Hall of Flags.

Please e-mail Duncan Van Dusen ( or Peggy Harsch ( or telephone Duncan (215) 573-5958 with any questions.

Phoebe S. Leboy, Chair 2002
Gerald J. Porter, Chair 2003
Margaret Harsch, Event Coordinator
Duncan W. Van Dusen, Secretary



Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 1, July 16, 2002


July 16, 2002
Volume 49 Number 1

Dr. Marvin Lazerson gets a new Endowed Chair in Education.
The annual GSE Awards are presented.
The Penn Cancer Center is renamed.
The Faculty Senate's Slate of nominees for the Senate Executive Committee.
PPSA's 2002-2003 Board has been elected.
The A-3 Assembly's officers invite all A-3 employees to a July meeting.
The Trustees held their full board meetings last month.
The report of the Council Committee on Facilities deals with classrooms, Campus Development Plan, and Transportation.
Graduate Medical Education has a new director.
Speaking Out about the future of the BioPond and protecting personal privacy.
Honors for faculty, staff, students, and HUP
Research Foundation Awards for Spring 2002.
Research Roundup: Sumerian Dictionary, Smallpox, Alzheimer's Disease, and Schizophrenia.
New challenges, more efforts to conserve energy and control energy costs.
Business Services: Parking Rates; Children's Center; Mail Service; Dining Services; Customized Penn merchandise; Directory Update; Computer Connection.
New Security Measures for Penn's Networked Systems will require replacing PennNet ID and password PennKeys and passwords.