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For Women in Science | Penn/Leuven
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Welfare or Retirement plans? Visit the Human
Resources web site (www.hr.upenn.edu)
to review the online Summary Plan Descriptions
(SPDs). SPDs are documents that explain the
provisions of the Health and Welfare and Retirement
plans offered by Penn. They include such information
as eligibility requirements, waiting periods,
and details on the benefits provided by the
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(i.e., medical, life insurance) and the Retirement
plans (Tax-Deferred Retirement Plan and Retirement
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send a written request to the Benefits Office indicating
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to you as soon as administratively possible. Send
your request to:
of Pennsylvania--Benefits Office
3401 Walnut Street,
of Human Resources
last week's cover story on Mike
Masch's nomination as Secretary of the Budget,
Governor-elect Edward G. Rendell, C '65, was incorrectly
identified as having received his J.D. from Penn.
His JD is from Villanova University, 1968.
He received an Honorary Degree from Penn in 2000.
We regret the error. --Eds.
Club Discounted Dues
has never been a better time to join the Faculty
Club. Membership is open to all Penn faculty,
staff, alumni and graduate students.
Club is open to members for lunch Monday through
Friday throughout the year, with a generous
and very reasonable fixed price buffet in one
of its dining rooms and a full-service menu
in the other. Members can also drop by for complimentary
morning coffee and pastries during the week.
The Club is open for dinner several nights per
term featuring elegant theme dinners.
dues are only $50 (September 1 through August
31). However, during our mid-year membership
drive, special discounted dues of just $25 are
being offered. (As always, first-year membership
for first-year faculty and staff is free.)
hope that you will give serious consideration
to joining. A membership application is available
for download on the Club web site www.upenn.edu/facultyclub and
in the University telephone directory (green
you have any questions or need more information,
feel free to contact the Club Coordinator, Natalka
Swavely, at (215) 898-4618 or at email@example.com.
L. Ramsden, President
--Jeanne Arnold, Secretary and
for Women in Science
Penn women involved in a scientific field are
invited to attend a meeting of the Philadelphia
Chapter of the Association for Women in Science
(AWIS-PHL) on January 28, featuring Yolanda
Martins, a post-doctoral fellow at Monell Chemical
Senses Center, on Yuk or Yum? An Examination
of Human Eating Behavior with Special Reference
to Food Neophobia. Tours of the Monell Chemical
Senses Center will be available at 5:30 p.m.
preceding dinner and the program. The cost is
$10 for members and guests; $5 for students
today: call Nancy Rawson at (215) 898-0943 or e-mail
her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
are invited from all Penn faculty interested
in participating in Penn's exchange with the
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U. Leuven)
in Belgium, www.kuleuven.ac.be/kuleuven/KUL_en.html.
Round-trip economy airfare and a modest per
diem are provided for teaching and research
visits of at least one month and not more than
one semester. Knowledge of Dutch is not required.
A faculty host at K.U. Leuven must be identified.
Application deadline for fall 2003 short-term
and spring 2004 semester-long faculty exchanges
is Friday, February 14, 2003. Inquiries
concerning later visits are welcome. Application
forms are available on the OIP web site: www.upenn.edu/oip/scholarships/faculty_research/penn_leuven.html.
further information, please contact:
Office of International Programs
3701 Chestnut Street, Suite 1W
Telephone: (215) 898-1640