11 x 17 paper needed
9 Fall Term Classes
10 Reading Days.
13 Final Examinations.
20 Fall Semester
Workshop: Celebrate the Winter Solstice; learn about Native
American peoples, visit the sky theater; 10 a.m.; UPM; $5; for ages
8-12. Registration: (215) 898-4016 (UPM).
8 Peace Around the World;
childrens choirs, games, face painting, holiday craft workshops,
free treats for children, food for all ages, shopping specials;
1:30 p.m.; UPM (UPM).
14 Holiday Arrangement
for Kids; learn how to make arrangements and tricks of the floral
trade; 10 a.m.; Arboretum; $27, $25/members (Morris Arboretum).
Cells: Research Advances and Future Prospects; 8:30 a.m.-12:30
p.m.; Annenberg Center; Registration: email@example.com
(Abramson Cancer Center; Doris Duke Foundation; Office of the
Vice Provost for Research).
Donations and Hours
Fine Arts Gallery:
free, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free, Tues.-Fri.,
10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Gallery, Faculty Club, Inn at Penn: free, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-6
1928 Lounge, 1st fl., Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center.
Gallery, 3600 Market: free, Mon.- Sat., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Logan Hall: free, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary
Art: $3, $2/students, artists, seniors, free/members, children
under 12 w/ PENNCard and on Sundays from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Wed.-Fri.,
noon-8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11
Kroiz Gallery, Architectural
Archives; Lower Level, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free, Mon.-Fri.,
9 a.m.-5 p.m.: weekends by appointment.
Hall Gallery: free, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Morris Arboretum: $8,
$6/seniors & students, $3/children 3-12, free w/PENN Card,
children under 3; Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10
Slought Networks, 4017
Walnut; Wed.-Sat., free, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
University Museum: $5,
$2.50/seniors & students w/ID, free/members w/PENNCard, children
under 6; Tues.- Sat., 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.; Sunday (free), 1-5 p.m.
Wistar Institute; free,
Mon.-Fri: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
an exploration of the art and thought of W.E.B. Du Bois through
sculpture, prints, documents and music/text; created by Terry Adkins,
Fine Arts; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through March 2, 2003.
and Armour from the film "Gladiator;" UPM.
Through December 1.
MFA 2nd Year
Exhibition; Meyer-son Gallery. Through December 1.
Recovered: Pompeii and Herculaneum in Philadelphia Collections;
Arthur Ross Gallery. Through December 1.
an in-windows series; Slought Networks Gallery. Through December
Juried Show; highlight of the work of Penns Fine Arts
students; Charles Addams Gallery. Through December 6.
Patents, Monkeys and More
On Collecting; ICA. Through
Damian Ortega; sculptures, photographs, and videos; ICA. Through
Amy Cutler; highly detailed drawings, creates surrealistic worlds;
ICA. Through December 15.
of the Stolen Painting; works of Jasper Johns, Sol Le Witt,
Gerhard Richter, Alexander Calder, Oskar Kokoschka, and Josef Albers;
Slought Networks Gallery. Through December
on Barnett Newman and Documenta 8; Slought Networks Gallery.
Through December 18.
Lancaster Avenue 2001; photos by John Hansen-Flaschen; Burrison
Gallery. Through December 20.
XVII: Charlotte Yudis; photogravure and mixed media prints and
works on paper using microscopic images; Esther Klein Gallery. Through
Garden Railway Display; a magical experience for young and old,
twinkling lights and colonial décor adorn the Garden Railway
for the holidays; Morris Arboretum. Through December 22: weekends
only; December 23, and December 26-31: daily.
Wall: Current Work by Robinson Fredenthal; Kroiz Gallery.
Ground Up: Approaches to Architecture and Landscape Design;
Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives. Through December.
A Chef &
His Library: Recipes for the Fall; selected recipes from the
Collection of Fritz Blank, chef of Deux Cheminees; Class
of 1928 Lounge, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through January 3,
2003. See Talks.
Observed; close-ups of unusual botanical forms by photographer
Andrea Baldeck; Upper Gallery, Morris Arboretum. Through January
Explorations: A Century of Images in Archaeology and Anthropology
from the University of Pennsylvania Museum; Sharpe Gallery,
UPM. Through April 15, 2003.
Ground; Kimowan McLain; ICA Ramp Project connecting the museums
galleries; ICA. Through July 27, 2003.
Scale; The Anatomical Sculptures of William Rush; early 19th
century sculptures of human anatomical structures; Wistar Institute.
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; Ravens
Journey: World of Alaskas Native People; Buddhism:
History & Diversity of a Great Tradition; Africa: The Cradle
of Humankind; Greece: The Mediterranean World; Polynesia: ahuula
+ lei niho palaoa.
at the main entrance, 1:30 p.m. Free with museum admission donation.
7 Canaan and Ancient
w/ English subtitles; 7:30 p.m.; International House; $6, $5/students
and seniors, 2-for-1 admission for students w/ PENNCard.
10 La Collectionneuse.
11 The Lady and
p.m.; $6, $5 members, students & seniors; tickets available
one hour before the show; see www.ihousephilly.org.
13 100 years of
Cinema: Souleymane Cissé; Bambara and French w/ English
28 Cult Cinema:
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).
3 Exam Preparation for
Finals; 7-8 p.m.; Class of 47 Rm., Houston Hall (Office
of Learning Resources).
4 Information Session:
Internships and Career Development Opportunities in France;
reps. from the French Embassy; 11 a.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall
5 Penn Knitters;
12:15 p.m.; ARCH; Info.: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also December 19.
8 Mask Making Workshop
at "Peace Around the World" Holiday Celebration; led
by artist Tom Sonnenberg; 1:30-4:30 p.m.; free; UPM (UPM). See
11 Spirituality and
Health Faculty Seminar; 11 a.m.; second Wednesday of every month;
Fireside Lounge, The ARCH; Info.: BRL@sas.upenn.edu
19 Single Parents Association;
end-of-year celebration; 12:30 p.m.; Greenfield Intercultural Center
(Single Parents Association).
of 1923 Ice Rink
Walnut St. Admission: $6, $5/PENNCard, *$1 off admission; skate
rental $2. Public skating hrs: Monday 1:15-3:15 p.m.*; Tuesday noon-2
p.m.*; Wednesday 1:15-3:15 p.m.*; Thursday noon-2 p.m.*; Friday
8-10 p.m.; Saturday 12:30-2 p.m., 8-10 p.m., midnight-2 a.m.; Sunday
of Community Housing
Paulette Adams at email@example.com
or (215) 898-7422.
4 Budgeting and Planning;
5:30 p.m.; 4046 Walnut St.
11 Community Housing
101; noon; Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Also at 1 p.m.
a.m.-4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted; 3650 Chestnut St.; space
is limited; Info./Registration:www.tts.isc.upenn.edu.
2 Access 2002 Advanced;
3 PowerPoint Introduction;
4 Dreamweaver Advanced;
5 Excel XP(2002) Introduction;
6 Excel Advanced;
XP Introduction; $190.
9 Adobe Acrobat Introduction;
5; 1:15-4:30 p.m.; $110.
10 Flash Introduction;
12 FilemakerPro Intermediate;
13 Excel Intermediate;
XP(2002) Intro; $190.
16 MCSE: Implement &
Administer Windows 2000 Directory Services (2154);
2002 Introduction; $179.
XP (2002) Advanced; $190.
17 HTML Fundamentals;
18 Photoshop Web Graphics;
19 Excel XP(2002) Advanced;
20 FilemakerPro Advanced;
XP (2002) Introduction; $190
held at Suite 1B South, 3624 Market St. unless otherwise noted.
Registration required for all workshops.
2 New Staff Orientation;
9 a.m. Also December 16.
5 Eldercare 101;
11:30 a.m.; rm. 223, Houston Hall.
17 AMAs "Preparing
9 a.m.; $50. Also December
10 John Kotter on Leading
Change; 11 a.m.
a Bear Market; 11:30 a.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall. Also
December 3, 1:30 p.m.; Ben Franklin Rm., Houston Hall.
Tax-Deferred Retirement Plan Overview; 1:30 p.m.; Bodek Lounge,
Houston Hall. Also December 5, 11:30 a.m.
3 Taking a Realistic
Look at Equity Returns; 11:30 a.m.; Ben Franklin Rm., Houston
4 Planning for Tomorrow
in Todays Economy; 11:30 a.m.; Ben Franklin Rm., Houston
5 Retirement Distribution
Flexi-bilities; 1:30 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall.
6 Budget and Debt Management;
11:30 a.m.; Ben Franklin Rm., Houston Hall.
an Investment Strategy; 1 p.m.; Ben Franklin Rm., Houston Hall.
(215) 247-5777, ext. 125.
8 Terrariums: Create
a Miniature Greenhouse; explore the local greenhouse and learn
how to make your own terrarium; 1-3 p.m.; $12, $10/members.
10 Holiday Decorations
II: Wreaths; learn how to make wreaths from greens; 7-9:30 p.m.;
$40, $37/members. Also December 12, 1-3:30 p.m. & 7-9:30
11 Holiday Decorations
I: Centerpieces; learn how to make centerpieces from greens;
1-3:30 p.m.; $40, $37/members. Also December 11, 7-9:30 p.m.
Council Meeting; 4 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; observers
must register: (215) 898-7005.
13 PPSA Meeting;
12:15 p.m.; Terrace Rm., Logan Hall.
Electric with Einsteins Little Homunculus; 7:30 p.m.;
St. Marys Church; $15, $12/advance, tickets at House of Our
Own Bookstore (Cherry Tree Music Co-op).
3 Penn Baroque and Recorder
Chamber Ensembles and Penn Madrigal Singers; 8 p.m.; Bodek Lounge,
Houston Hall; $5, free/students w/ PENNCard (Music).
5 Kut the Kow Tow Relâche,
new music ensemble; 7:30 p.m.; ICA; $5, free/students, seniors ICA
members, Relâche subscribers; includes admission to ICA galleries
and reception (ICA).
6 Moein; Persian
singer; also featuring vocals of Raana Mansour; 7:30 p.m.; Harrison
Auditorium, UPM (Middle East Center; Philadelphia Persian Society).
Choral Society; performance of Mozarts "Requiem";
8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; $5, free/students w/PENNCard (Music).
7 International Music
drums, chimes and pianos; 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.; Museum Shop, UPM
(UPM). See Special Events.
8 Messiah Sing-In;
bring a score and sing along to Handels masterpiece; 3:30
p.m.; Philadelphia Cathedral; donation at the door (Music).
Solo and Chamber Music Recital; Penn undergrads; 5 p.m.; Hill
College House; Info.: (215) 898-6244. (Music).
12 Guillermo M.
Brown; live music at Slought Networks; 8 p.m.; 4017 Walnut St.;
$10 (Slought Networks).
(215) 898-3900 or www.pennpresents.org.
all-male vocal ensembles holiday concert; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium;
$36, $32, $28.
(215) 898-3900 or www.pennpresents.org.
1 Stones in His Pockets;
Bronson Pinchot and Tim Ruddy portray 15 different characters on
a film location; 3 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; $44,
5 Paul Taylor Dance
Company; features Black Tuesday, Esplanade, and Images;
7:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; $36, $33, $31.
Also December 6, 8 p.m; December 7, 2 & 8 p.m.
Emmy Award-winning Paul Taylor Dance Company (shown above) returns
to Penn to perform the Philadelphia premiere of Black Tuesday
featuring flappers and dandies doing footwork from the 1930s. The
program will also feature Images and Esplanade
with live music performed by students from the
Curtis Institute of Music. See On Stage .
(215) 898-2312 or http://dolphin.upenn.edu/~pac/.
Tickets on sale on Locust Walk ($6-10).
5 Fiddler on the Roof;
Penn Singers Light Opera Company; 8 p.m.; Iron Gate Theater. Also
December 6 & 7.
Lion in Winter; Quadramics; 8 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg
Center. Also December 6 & 7.
Arne Svenson and Ron Warren; Sock Monkeys; 6 p.m.;
ICA (ICA). See Special Events.
Hackney; The Politics of Presidential Appointment: A Memoir of the
Culture Wars; 7 p.m.
5 Karen Reivich and
Andrew Shatté; The Resilience Factor: Seven Essential
Skills for Overcoming Lifes Inevitable Obstacles; 7 p.m.
7 Chinese Cooking in
the Café with Angela Chang; 2 p.m.
10 SaraKay Smullens;
Setting Yourself Free: Breaking the Cycle of Emotional Abuse in
Family, Friendships, Work and Love; 7 p.m.
& Pencil Club; writing group for Penn and UPHS employees,
meets monthly; 5:15 p.m.; rm. 202.
at the Writers House; one-hour show on 88.5 WXPN; 8 p.m.
3 Rachel Blau DuPlessis;
with poet and scholar; 6:30 p.m.
4 Lunch with author
Michael Ondaatje; 1 p.m.; RSVP:firstname.lastname@example.org
by Michael Ondaatje; 4:30 p.m. (Womens Studies).
Manuck!; fiction writing group meets every other Wednesday;
p.m.; rm. 209. Also December 18.
5 The Year of the Book;
Andre Schiffrin; The New Press; 12:30 p.m.; RSVP: email@example.com
(Penn Humanities Forum).
Kelly Oliver, Stony Brook University; 6 p.m.
Circle; weekly discussion; 8 p.m.; rm. 202.
10 In the Arts Café;
reading by students from Poetry Workshop; 6 p.m.
11 Speakeasy: Poetry,
Prose, and Anything Goes; open mic night; 8 p.m.
13 Writers House
Talk Poets; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 209.
AIDS Day 9th Annual Convocation; 5 p.m.; Plaza B Rm., 3rd fl.
Founders, HUP (Immunodeficiency Program).
4 Holiday Tree Lighting
Dinner Buffet; 5:30 p.m.; Faculty Club; Reservations: (215)
898-4618 (Faculty Club).
6 Holiday Shopping and
Celebration; live international music, a fashion show, henna
and tattoo demonstrations during lunch hour; 15% shop discount with
PENNcard; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., UPM; Also December 7, 10 a.m.-4:30
p.m. & December 8, 1-5 p.m. (UPM).
Friends Event: Holiday Party; music, food, drinks and festivities;
6 p.m.; UPM; for ages 21-40; Info.: firstname.lastname@example.org
or (215) 898-5093 (UPM).
8 Chaim Potok and Jewish-American
Culture: A Memorial Symposium; Hugh Nissenson, novelist and
essayist; Daniel Walden, Penn State; Jonathan Rosen, novelist and
essayist; 3 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (Jewish Studies Program;
SAS Deans Office).
Around the World Family Holiday Program; international entertainment
with a focus on children; 1:30-4:30 p.m.; UPM. See Childrens
the Peace Around the World three spectacular masks and costumes
will be on view (above). They were inspired by artifacts in UPM's
collection and created for the Museum's International Classroom
by Tom Sonnenberg who will offer a mask-making workshop. See Childrens
Activities, Fitness/Learning and Special Events.
9 The 25th Annual
Computer Graphics Video Show; showing the latest from SIGGRAPH
02; 6 p.m.; Heilmeier Hall, Towne Bldg. (Center for Human
Modeling and Simulation).
12 The Eighth Semester-End
Ceramic Sale; over 500 ceramic pieces created by GSFA
faculty, staff, and students; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; College Green, Locust
Walk & 36th St. (GSFA).
13 Show Me the Monkeys;
an evening of monkey-driven books, music, drinks and creations;
6 p.m.; ICA (ICA). See Exhibits.
14 Holiday Fest;
local businesses host a weeks worth of special discounts in
celebration of the holiday season; hours and promotional offers
vary among individual venue; shops at 36th & Walnut Sts. (Business
Development). Through December 20. See http://www.ucnet.com/universitysquare/holidayfest/
15 Holiday House
Tour; 12 historic houses in University City; 4-8 p.m.; $12;
Info.: (215) 387-3019 or www.uch.net
(University City Historical Society).
18 Ice Carving Spectacular;
by Rodney Gonzalez, University City Sheraton chef; 5 p.m.; 36th
& Sansom Sts. (University Square).
10% off holiday items, trade books, insignia clothing/gifts
& free gift wrap. Penn Bookstore (Bookstore). Also December
Fifth Annual Winterfest!; free ice skating, holiday snacks and
hot cocoa; $1 skate rentals; 5:30-8 p.m.; Class
of 1923 Rink (UCD; Class of 1923 Rink).
(215) 898-6151 or http://pennathletics.ocsn.com.
4 (W) Basketball vs.
Villanova; 7 p.m.
7 (W) Swimming vs. Columbia/Harvard;
Basketball vs. Temple; 8 p.m.
Countries In Central Europe; Peter Steiner, Slavic Languages;
noon; rm. 225, Houston Hall (Rotary Club).
of Adult Stem Cell Recruitment During Muscle Regeneration; Michael
Rudnicki, University of Ottawa; 2 p.m.; Class of 62 Lecture
Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (PMI).
and Art Panel; William Banfield, University of St. Thomas; Thelma
Golden, Studio Museum; Terry Adkins, fine arts; Guthrie Ramsey,
music; 5:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center (Center for
3 Gamma-Secretase: A
Catalyst of Alzheimers Disease and Regulated Intramembrane
Proteolysis; Yueming Li, Merck; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB
(Biochemistry & Biophysics).
During the Late Events of Platelet Activation; Skip Brass, medicine
& pharmacology; noon; 2nd fl. Conference Rm., Vagelos Research
le Tour du Monde sur un Demi-siecle (in French); Philippe Met,
Romance Languages; 4:30 p.m.; Cherpack Lounge, Williams Hall; (French
in Turkey: The Future of the Past; Christopher Ratte, NYU; 6
p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, UPM; reception follows: $10, $8/members
(UPM; American Research Institute; American Turkish Council).
4 Convergence Between
Cell Attachment and Cell Divisional Signaling Controls?; Erica
Golemis, Fox Chase Cancer Center; noon; rm. 252, BRB II/III (CRRWH).
Cloned and Stem-Cell Derived Primates for Molecular Medical Research;
Gerald Schatten, University of Pittsburgh; noon; ste. 320, 3401
Market St. (Center for Bioethics).
Basis for Regulation of Transcription by the Coactivators CBP and
p300; Peter Wright, Scripps Research Institute; 4 p.m.; Grossman
Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).
World of Publishing; André Schiffrin, The New Press;
5 p.m.; rm. 200, College Hall (Penn Humanities Forum; Library).
Lecture; Susanna Coffey, painter; 5 p.m.; rm. B-3, Meyerson
What If Its for Dinner?; Helen Aceto, researcher; Shelley
Rankin, clinical biology; 5:30 p.m.; Class of 1928 Lounge, Van Pelt-Dietrich
5 Ophthalmic Heritage
Lecture Series; William Frayer, ophthalmology; Nicholas Volpe,
ophthalmology; 7:45 a.m.; Auditorium, SEI (SEI).
Responses of Photoreceptor Cells to Experimental Retinal Detachment;
Tonia Rex, Kirby Center for Molecular Ophthalmology; noon; auditorium,
International Financial Crises; Michael Mussa, Institute of
International Economics; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 350, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich
Hall (SAS; Wharton).
Narrative Craft: Realism and Fiction in Egypt; Samah Selim,
Princeton; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 632, Williams Hall (Middle East Seminar
Fascinans or Tremendum?
Permutations of the State, the Body and the Divine in Late Twentieth
Century Havana; Stephan Palmié, University of Maryland,
College Park; 4:30 p.m.; History Lounge, College Hall (Ethnohistory
Workshop; Latin American and Latino Studies Program).
6 Prescription Drugs:
A Perspective of 50+ America; William Novelli, AARP; noon; Auditorium,
Colonial Penn Center; RSVP: odonohu2@ wharton.upenn.edu or
(215) 898-5611 by December 3 (LDI).
House Fellows Program Information Session; Cesar Conde, White
House Fellow '02-'03; 3 p.m.; rm. 1020, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich
Utamaros "Physiognomic" Studies of Women; Julie
Davis, history of art; 3:30 p.m.; Rich Seminar Rm., Jaffe Bldg.
(History of Art).
9 Somatic Cell Gene
Transfer in Mice: Models for Hepatocellular and Pancreatic Carcinomas;
Brian Lewis, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; noon, Grossman
Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).
Ambassadorial Scholars; William Cowper, Rotary Club of Philadelphia;
noon; rm. 225, Houston Hall (Rotary Club).
Gene Therapy and Tissue
Engineering Based on Muscle Derived Stem Cells: Potential for Musculoskeletal
Tissue Regeneration and Repair; Johnny Huard, University of
Pittsburgh; 2 p.m.; Class of 62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan
10 Dynamic Structural
Studies of Matrix Metalloproteases Catalysis; Irit Sagi, Weizmann
Institute; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry & Biophysics).
11 Human Sexuality and
HIV in the New Millennium; Wade Cates, NIH HIV Networks; 8 a.m.;
Joseph Stokes Auditorium, CHOP (Center for AIDS Research; CHOP).
Analysis Reveals that Retinoic Acid Dependent Gene Expression is
Altered in PCOS Theta Cells; Jennifer Wood, CRRWH; noon;
rm. 1412, BRB II/III (CRRWH).
Cheesecake and Beyond; Shirley Corriher, kitchen scientist;
5:30 p.m.; Class of 1928 Lounge, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (Library).
12 Retinal White Dot;
Lee Jampol, Northwestern University; 7:45 a.m.; Auditorium,
Approaches to Treating Choroidal Neovascularaization; Lee Jampol,
Northwestern University; noon; auditorium, SEI (SEI).
13 Yeast Signal Transduction;
Erin OShea, University of California San Francisco; 4 p.m.;
Class of 62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (Biochemistry
16 Retirement Communities
in America; John Diffey, Kendall Corp.; noon; rm. 225, Houston
Hall (Rotary Club).
and Networking: An Agenda for International Nursing; Amelia
Mangay-Maglacas, University of Illinois at Chicago; 2 p.m.; room
TBA; School of Nursing (Nursing).
17 Functional Tissue
Engineering for Soft Tissue Repair: A Cellular-Based Approach;
David Butler, University of Cincinnati; noon; 2nd fl. Conference
Rm., Vagelos Research Labs (IME).
18 Spatial Regulation
of PKA by AKAP-RI Interactions in Mouse Oocytes and Embryos;
Carmen Williams, CRRWH; noon; rm. 252, BRB II/III (CRRWH).
Challenge of Diversity in Health Care; Gloria Smith, former
dean & director of the Michigan Dept. of Health; 1 p.m.; room
TBA; SON (Nursing).
20 New Approaches to
Amblyopia; David Guyton, Johns Hopkins Uni versity; 7:45 a.m.;
auditorium, SEI (SEI).
David Guyton, Johns Hopkins University; noon; auditorium, SEI (SEI).
in Pennsylvania; Don Yoder, folklorist; 5:30 p.m.; Class of
1928 Lounge, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (Library).
30 Rotary Group Study
Exchange Program; Jenny Armitage, veterinary; noon; rm. 225,
Houston Hall (Rotary Club).
Our Friends at Penn:
The plans for this years 15th Annual "Operation Santa
Claus" are underway. The party is held for the young and Senior
Citizens. The Sheraton Hotel is again generously hosting the festivities;
hotel management will be providing their beautiful ballroom and
a lovely meal for the guests who are from The Penn Center for Rehabilitation
& Care (Ralston House), Temple Universitys Continuing
Care Program for Seniors as well as St. Marys Villa for abused
& neglected children and the Delta School. Gifts will also be
collected and distributed to St. Vincents MotherBaby
senior citizen friends & the children will be treated to a holiday
luncheon, gifts from Santa, and surprise entertainment, on Thursday,
years party was an overwhelming success, over 800 gifts were
donated along with monetary donations to pay for the party expenses.
The gifts were distributed to all the guests in attendance, as well
as enough to be sent back to the children and elderly not well enough
to attend. Gifts were also delivered to families at the Peoples
Emergency Center and St. Vincents.
are in need of gifts as well as monetary donations to cover the
cost of the party. Monetary donations are extremely appreciated
and are used to cover the cost of transportation, entertainment
and additional gifts that are needed.
you would like further information, please feel free to visit Yvonne
in Suite 212 Franklin Building or call me at (215) 898-7234 or (215)
898-4210. Those in Physical Plant/Facilities can also contact George
We will be
supplied lists of children and senior citizens attending the party;
we would really appreciate your call if you would like to purchase
a gift more personally. I will give you the name of a senior or
youngster, and their gift wish. You can then shop for that person
and wrap your gift addressed to them from Santa and then bring it
to 212 Franklin. Or, choose from the suggestions below, wrap it,
& place a tag on the outside with what the item is, whether
for a man or woman, girl or boy and the size if applicable. Please
contact us & let us know if you are interested in participating
so we can be sure that all the guests attending will receive a gift.
always been a lot of interest from our staff and friends around
campus. We are hoping that you will help again. Please help make
this another successful holiday project full of joy and giving for
children and elderly less fortunate.
bring all gifts and donations to Yvonne in Suite 212 Franklin
Building no later than Wednesday, December 18.
Outfits, Activity Centers/Toys/Books/beginners board games
- Childrens board games/electronic
games/radio control cars
- Barbie dolls/Beanie
(Mens and Ladies sz. Small 2X)
- Socks (Mens
white and dark and Ladies knee socks & knee highs)
and cologne and dusting powder for ladies
and Ladies t-shirts, undershirts & thermals (Med. 2X)
& Ladies slippers with back out (slip-onsnot the sock
and Ladies Sweaters (Sm. 2X)
- Trivia games,
puzzles, chess, checkers, old card games, writing paper sets
Operation Santa Claus
VIPS Christmas Drive: Now through December 13
join us in the Annual Penn Volunteers In Public Service Christmas
Drive. As you buy gifts for the holiday season, please consider
spreading some cheer to the less fortunate members of our
community. All toys and gifts donated will suport the efforts
of organizations including the Peoples Emergency Shelter,
Potters Mission, Our Lady of the Rosary, Intercultural
Family Services and many more. All items for the holiday drive
must be new not used and please indicate the gender and age
appropriateness of all gifts.
are convenient locations for you to drop off your donations:
Floor Reception Desk
Walnut/Inn at Penn
South 36th/5th Floor
Bldg., Rm. P-204
& Dev. Biology
Holiday Hours for University Services and Facilities
Closed December 25 through
January 1. Reopens January 2 at 9 a.m.
Accounts Payable Closes
December 24, noon. Closed December 25, 31 & January
1. Open December 26-30, 9 a.m.-noon. Regular hours resume
Annenberg Center Box
Office Call (215) 898-3900 for information.
Arthur Ross Gallery
Closed December 23 through January 2. Reopens January 2,
Closes December 23, 2 p.m. Open
December 27-31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed December 25-26 &
January 1. Regular hours resume January 2.
Closed except by appointment December
16-23 and January 2-5. Call to schedule appointments if
necessary. Closed December 24 through January 1. Regular
hours resume January 6.
Community Housing Closes
December 20, 4 p.m. Reopens January 2, 9 a.m. No walk-in
hours December 18-20.
December 24, 8:30 a.m.-5
p.m. Open December 26-28,30, 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; December
29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; January 2-3, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Closed
December 25 & January 1. Regular hours resume January
4. See www.upenn.edu/computerstore/.
College Houses and Academic
December 25 through January 1. Regular hours resume January
2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Penn Transit Service
Closed December 24 through
January 1. Reopens January 2. During winter break, limited
transportation will be provided in cooperation with Public
Safety by calling (215) 898-7297.
Closed December 25 through
January 1. Regular hours resume January 2.
Houston Hall Closes
December 23, 7 p.m. Regular hours resume January 6.
(215) 898-5911 or visit www.ICAPhila.org
Ice Rink, Class of 1923
Call (215) 898-1923 or visit
for hours. See Fitness/Learning.
Information Systems &
Computing University operators will be answering main
(215) 898-5000 calls December 26, 27, 30 and 31. No operator
service December 25 or January 1. Networking and Telecommunications
staff will be on-call and responding to critical networking
and telephone emergencies. Critical networking problems
should be reported via First Call automated hotline (215-573-4778).
Telephone emergencies should be reported via Telecommunications
Help Desk at (215) 898-4840. Technology Support offices
closed December 26-January 1. Regular hours resume January
December 2-20, 5:30-6:30 p.m. No class December 24-January
1. Classes resume January 2.
Kelly Writers House Closes
December 20, 5 p.m. Closed December 21-31 & January
1, 4-5, & 11-12. Open January 2, 3, 6-10: 9 a.m.- 5
p.m. Regular hours resume January 13.
Levy Tennis Pavilion
Open December 24, 9 a.m.-4
p.m.; December 26, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; December 27-28, 9 a.m.-6
p.m.; December 30, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; December 31, 9 a.m.-2
p.m. Closed December 25 & January 1. Regular hours resume
Morris Arboretum Open
daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed December 24, 25, 31 & January
1. Regular hours resume January 2.
Closes December 23, 1 p.m.
Reopens January 13, 9 a.m.
Open December 24, 9 a.m.-5
p.m.; December 26-27, 30 & 31, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; December
28, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; December 29, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; January
1, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed December 25.
PennCard Center Closes
December 19, 3:30 p.m. Closed December 24 through January
1. Reopens January 2, 9 a.m. See www.upenn.edu/penncard.
Pottruck Center and Hutchinson Gym Pottruck
Center: Open December 21-22, 28-29,
30, January 4-5 & 11, noon-6 p.m.; December 23, 27,
30, January 3 & 6-10, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.; January 12, noon-10
p.m.; Closed December 24-26 & December 31 through January
2. Hutchinson Gymnasium: Closed December 21 through
January 12. Ringe Squash Courts: Open January 3 &
6-10, 7 a.m.-9 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. & 4 p.m.-7 p.m.;
January 4-5, 11-12, noon-4 p.m. See www.upenn.edu/recreation.
Closes December 23, noon. Reopens January 2 at 9 a.m.
Sansom Place East, Sansom
Place West, Harrison College House, Harnwell College House
and Hamilton College House remain open. All other dormitories
close December 21 at noon and reopen January 9, 9 a.m.
Student Financial Services
Closes December 19, 3:30 p.m. & December 24 , 2
p.m. Reopens January 2, 9 a.m. See www.upenn.edu/sfs.
Student Health Services
Closes December 20, 4:30 p.m. Closed December 22, 25,
29, & January 1, 5. Open December 21, 23-24, 26-27 &
29-30, 9-11:30 a.m. Regular hours resume January 12, 8 a.m.-7:30
Closes December 24, 3 p.m. Closed
December 25, 31 & January 1. Open December 26 through
30, Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sundays 1-5 p.m. Closed
Mondays during holidays. Regular hours resume January 2.
Van Pelt/Lippincott Libraries
and Rosengarten Reserve: December 10 through 19 Extended
hoursVan Pelt/Lippincott: Open Mon.- Fri.,
8:30 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-midnight. Rosengarten/USC:
Open Mon.-Thurs., 24 hours; Fri. close, 2 a.m.; Sat., 10
a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun. opens 10 a.m.; Holiday hoursDecember
20, January 6 through 10, 8:30-5 p.m. & January 11-12,
TBA; Closed December 21-22, 25, 29 & January 1, 4-5.
Regular hours resume January 13. See www.library.upenn.edu/services/hours/hours.html.
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 14, November 26, 2002