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Emergency Closing Reminder

Information about University closings and other modifications of work schedules is available from Penn's special information number: (215) 898-MELT (215-898-6358), through communications from the Division of Public Safety, and from KYW News Radio 1060 AM, where Penn's emergency radio identification codes are "102" for day classes and "2102" for evening classes.

The full Emergency Closing Policy (Policy 707) can be accessed via the Division of Human Resources web site at

--Division of Human Resources

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Penn's Way

Penn's Way LogoFor information about the Penn's Way 2003 Campaign call (215) 746-GIVE or e-mail or visit the campaign's web site on line at

To be eligible for Week Five prizes you must turn in your pledge envelope by noon on Friday, December 13.

Winners will be contacted on Friday, December 20.

Week 5 Raffle Prizes

  • Five $10 gift certificates for Houston Market
  • A book of 10 passes for Class of 1923 Ice Rink
  • A book of 10 passes for Class of 1923 Ice Rink
  • 2 sets of two tickets to Men's basketball game on 1/31 vs. Dartmouth
  • 2 sets of two tickets to Men's basketball game on 2/15 vs. Brown
  • 2 sets of two tickets to Men's basketball game on 2/14 vs. Yale
  • 2 sets of two tickets each to the Penn Relays

Week 2 Winners

1. Bonnie Miller, Small Animal Hospital: Two tickets for the Painted Bride Art Center

2. Darryl Blair, Penn Police: 10 passes to the African American Museum in Philadelphia

3. Bruce Freedman, Pathobiology: Family membership to the Morris Arboretum

4. Anita Fahringer, Museum Library: 2 sets of two tickets to wrestling matches: 1/19 vs. Penn State and 2/22 vs. Princeton

5. Michael Kelty, Computer Connection: Two tickets to any Arden Theatre Company production

6. James Roundtree, University Archives: 5 one-day guest passes to the Pottruck Health & Fitness Center

7. John MacDermott, SAS Computing: Gift certificate for dinner for two at Penne

Week 3 Winners

1. Jennifer Shryock, SAS: lunch for two in the Harrison dining room, Faculty Club

2. Hugh McBreen, Penn Police: $20 gift certificate for Top Dog

3. Susan Rosenstern Curran, Human Resources: $20 gift certificate for Top Dog

4. Monica McVey, Publications Services: 2 teddy bears from Chris' Corner

5. Judith Christensen, Sociology: $25 gift certificate to Arboretum plant sale in Spring 2003

6. Ann Meehan Saputelli, School of Medicine: one Faculty Club membership

7. Brenda Bundy, Student Financial Services: 4 passes for the Please Touch Museum

8. Kristina Clark, Alumni Relations: Gourmet Picnic Basket Lunch for two from Picnic

9. Artemis Yates, Wharton Finance and Administration: Family membership to the University Museum

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Martin Luther King 2003 Awards, Events and No Classes

The deadline for submission of a nomination for the 2003 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Involvement Awards has been extended to Monday, December 16. See Almanac November 12 for details.

There will be no classes on January 20 in honor of Penn's commemoration of Martin Luther King Day, and the University will be closed since the day is a recognized holiday. See January AT PENN which will be published in next week's issue for MLK events.

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In the Honors section of the November 19 issue, Dr. Claire Fagin was incorrectly identified as the former acting president. Her title had been former interim president of the University.

In the November 26 issue, the mail code for the Jon M. Huntsman Hall was incorrect. The correct mail code is 6340.


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Almanac Schedule

The schedule for the remainder of the semester is as follows: Almanac will be published on Tuesday, December 17. Almanac will resume weekly issues as of January 14. The deadline for that issue will be Tuesday, January 7. Breaking news will be posted to "Almanac Between Issues" and the Express Almanac will be e-mailed to those who have subscribed.

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  Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 15, December 10, 2002