x 17 paper needed
otherwise noted all events are open to the general public
as well as to members of the University. For building
locations, call (215) 898-5000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
or see www.facilities.upenn.edu/. Listing
of a phone number normally means tickets, reservations
or registration required.
The 2003-04 Penn Presents World
Discovery Series will end with a debut performance by Shoghaken
Folk Ensemble. This ensemble uses only traditional Armenian
instruments to maintain an authentic sound. The performance
is accompanied by a pre-show dinner of Armenian cuisine and
lecture by Mark Momijan from the Armenian Center at Columbia
University. Performance will be on May 8 at 8 p.m. in the
Zellerbach Theatre. See Music.
Evening Session Classes Begin.
18 First Session Classes Begin.
31 Memorial Day. No Classes.
Info./register (215) 247-5777 ext. 125.
Day Flower Arrangement; ages 5-12; 1 p.m.; $26, $24/members.
16 Incredible Insects;
activities that celebrate insects including Bug Olympics
where children will compete for medals; 1 p.m.; $10, $8/members.
For ages 8-12. Register: (215) 898-4016.
Baskets, and Bowls; see an Innuit fish skin bag and
a Tlingit bentwood bowl, and design your own container;
10 a.m.; $10.
Mother's Day; learn the pottery-making tradition of
the Hopi women and make your own clay pot; 10 a.m.; $10.
Birthday of the
Philadelphia International Children's Festival
at the Annenberg Center. For ages 4 & up unless
otherwise noted. Info./tickets: (215) 898-3900
or see www.pennpresents.org;
$12 for first show, $6 for same number of tickets
for each additional show.
A Children's Festival; dancing, storytelling,
drumming and singing; 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.; Harold
A Folk Tale Odyssey; play uses songs, shadow
puppets, special effects to bring Newfoundland
fairy tales to life; ages 6 & up; 10 a.m. & 2
p.m.; Iron Gate Theatre.
Adkins in Typo; juggling, unicycling, slack-wire
walking and bumbling slapstick; 10 a.m. & 2
p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre.
artisans will teach arts and crafts including African
drums, Hmong tapestry, Pazanki egg painting, Native
American dream catchers, and Peruvian sundials; 10
a.m.-4 p.m.; Outdoor Plaza; free with show ticket.
artists, jugglers, storytellers and musicians; 11:30
a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Outdoor Plaza; free with show ticket.
Jabali Acrobats; Chinese traditions of acrobatics;
noon & 4 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre.
of the Peking Acrobats; featuring Kung Fu and
Chinese comedy; noon & 4 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre.
Blue Barrel Show; comedy and drumming where
everyday objects are transformed into a percussion
orchestra; noon & 4 p.m.; Iron Gate Theatre.
19 International Conference
on Systems Thinking in Management; 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; May
20, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; May 21, 7:30 a.m.-12:30
p.m.; Houston Hall; register: www.icstm.org.
25 6th Annual Center for AIDS
Research Retreat; submit posters by May 10 at www.uphs.upenn.edu/aids/retreat/;
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Auditorium, BRB II/III (Center for AIDS
Regulation of Gene Expression and Epigeneticsfeatures
the contributions to the management sciences; 9 a.m.-5
p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum; register: (215) 898-3731
on Aging Annual Retreat with Poster Session; 1-6 p.m.;
Houston Hall; rsvp by May 13 to firstname.lastname@example.org (Institute
Admission Donations and Hours
Ross 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.-5:30 p.m.
Klein Gallery, 3600 Market St.: free; Mon.-Sat.,
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Gallery, Logan Hall: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5
School of Education (GSE), Student Lounge: free;
Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Student Center (GSC): free; Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-10
p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., noon-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-9
of Contemporary Art (ICA): $3, $2/artists, seniors,
and students over 12, free/members, children 12 and under,
w/PennCard and on Sun. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., noon-8
p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free; Mon.-Fri.,
10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., appointment only.
Arboretum: $8, $6/seniors & students, $3/children
3-12, free w/ PennCard, children under 3; Mon.-Fri.,
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Museum: $8, $5/seniors, children 6-17, full-time
students w/ID, free/members, w/PennCard, children under
6; Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m., free.
Foundation, 4017 Walnut St.: free; Wed.-Sat.,
11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Pelt-Dietrich Library. For hours see http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgibin/calendar.cgi.
Big Nothing; a major group exhibition exploring themes
of nothing and nothingness in contemporary art; ICA; reception: April
30, 5 p.m. Through August 1.
Ji: The East Wind; artist takes a contemporary look
at historic Chinese events using traditional techniques
and styles of Chinese painting; ICA; reception: April
30, 5 p.m. Through August 1.
Pfaff; spiky vortex installation environments crafted
from paint, plastic, glass, metal, wood, found objects,
fabric, resin, steel and anything that comes to hand; ICA;
reception: April 30, 5 p.m. Through August 1.
the ICA Ramp Project, Judy Pfaff will create the sixth
installation in this ongoing series. Artist creates
installation environments from paint, plastic, glass,
metal, wood, found objects, fabric, resin and steel.
Shown is Neither Here Nor There, 2003. Courtesy
of Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art NY. Photo by Alysonb
Exhibition; prints from faculty and graduate students:
GSC; reception: May 4, 4:30 p.m. Through May
Design Printmakers: Selected Works; Burrison Gallery;
reception: May 12, 4:30 p.m. Through August 28.
22 Arts and
Community V: Neighborhood Bike Works; "bike art" created
by local artists, students and others with used bike parts;
Esther Klein Gallery;
reception: June 5, 5 p.m. Through June 30.
Art & Community
V: Neighborhood Bike Works at Esther Klein Gallery
features works by local artists and students who
parts to create a variety
of art forms and sizes including sculpture, woven wall
hangings, furniture, mobiles, paintings and jewelry.
Shown is Buffalo Ride by Joe Tiburino.
Mythic Visions: Yarn Paintings
of a Huichol Shaman; José Ben’tez S‡nchez; Penn Museum. Through
Nature Observed: A History of Botanical
Engraving; 50 pieces covering 300 years of botanical
engravings; Morris Arboretum. Through May 9.
Observed: A History of Botanical Engravings in
the Morris Arboretum features 50 pieces, covering
300 years of original botanical engravings from renowned
artists including Pink
Flowered Rocu by Maria Sibylla Merian.
Art-in-Science XVIII: The Earth
remote satellite images; Esther Klein Gallery. Through
Framing (a Condensation Cube);
a vault installation featuring Hans Haacke's Condensation
Cube of 1963-1965; Slought Foundation. Through May 20.
Public Override Void; vault
installation featuring Jim Carpenter's Electronic Text Composition
Slought Foundation; reception: April 29, 6:30 p.m. Through
Petrarch at 700; manuscripts and
printed books date from the 15th-18th centuries, and a few
19th-century photographs; Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich
Library. Through May 21.
Only Controversial and Not Detrimental:
The Legacy of Modern Design in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia;
Kroiz Gallery. Through May 31.
The Beaux-Arts at Penn; selected
works of architect Paul Philippe Cret and his students; Kroiz
Gallery. Through May 31.
Gallery presents The Beaux-Arts at Penn, an exhibit
celebrating the legacy of Paul Philippe Cret (1876-1945),
the influential architect whose best-known works include
the Rodin Museum, the Barnes Foundation, and the Folger
Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. Below is Robert
Fulton Memorial, 1909 by Paul Philippe Cret.
Terror: A Collaboration Between
a Palestinian and an Israeli Artist; seven composite
photographs addressing the Palestinian-Israeli conflict;
Slought Foundation. Through June 12.
Show Support: A Benefit Exhibition
to Support Slought Foundation; work by William Anastasi,
Bill Barrette, Michael Gitlin, Quentin Morris, Osvaldo
Romberg, Marjorie Welish and Michael Zansky. Through
A Show of Roses: Watercolors
for the Morris Arboretum; paintings by Marcy Abhau;
Morris Arboretum. Through June 27.
Master Drawings (1800-1914) from the
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; drawings and watercolors
by 40 European masters; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through
Drawings (1800-1914) from the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford is
on display at the Arthur Ross Gallery. The exhibit
features 51 drawings and watercolors from the 19th
century's most prominent artists including Degas, Cézanne,
Pissaro, Rodin, Tissot and Ruskin. Exhibit includes Two
Studies of a Girl's Head by César-Paul Helleu (1827-1859),
ca. 1896-7, red, black, and white chalks on white paper.
Treasures from the Royal Tombs
of Ur; ancient Sumerian artifacts from the site of
Ur in Mesopotamia; Dietrich Gallery, Penn Museum. Through
A Wonderful Life: A Daughter's
Tribute to a Family of Educators; Joan Myerson Shrager's
digital art; Student Lounge, GSE. Ongoing.
Wonderful Life: A Daughter's Tribute to a Family
of Educators is at the Graduate School of Education
as part of the University's permanent collection.
Below is Pennsylvania Daughter, a digital
painting by Joan Myerson of old sepia photographs,
current photography, freehand drawing, and memorabilia.
Ongoing at the Penn Museum
Worlds Intertwined: Etruscans,
Greeks and Romans; Canaan & Ancient Israel; Living
in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and
The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets & Science; Raven's Journey:
The World of Alaska's Native People; Buddhism: History & Diversity
of a Great Tradition; Africa: The Cradle of Humankind;
Polynesia: Ôahu'ula + lei niho palaoa.
Penn Museum Tours
Meet at Trescher main entrance; 1:30
p.m.; free with Museum admission donation; info.: www.museum.upenn.edu.
Tools of the Trade.
American Southwest: Living in Balance.
Mummies: Secrets & Science.
Survey of Asian Pottery.
22 The Shaman's Role in Native
of the Collection.
Screenings with English subtitles. Tickets
$6, $5/members, students, seniors unless otherwise noted.
Info.: (215) 387-5125.
Dreaming; 7 p.m.; Arabic, French, Nama, Portuguese
America's Stepchild; preceded by Hadja; 7:30 p.m.
Sand; 6:30 p.m.; followed by discussion Race, Gender,
and Urban Struggle; free.
12 We Forgot
to Go Back;
German; 8 p.m.; preceded by Weed.
13 Lola and Billy the Kid; German
and Turkish; 8 p.m.
14 Tour Abroad; German; 8 p.m.;
preceded by Sevda Means Love.
15 Dealer; German and Turkish;
16 German Cops; German; 7 p.m.;
preceded by The Lovers of Hotel Osman.
21 A Red Bear (Un Oso Rojo); Spanish;
22 Hard Boiled; Cantonese; 7 p.m.;
preceded by Bullet in the Head; $9, $8/members, students
25 The Fire Within; French; 8
p.m.; preceded by Night and Fog.
26 Mickey One;
27 Love and Death; 8 p.m.
28 Au Hasard
with Robert Bresson: Without a Trace; 7 p.m. Also
May 29, noon.
29 The Young Girls of Rochefort;
French; 8 p.m.
30 Tess; 7 p.m.
Jazzercise; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays & Thursdays;
Newman Center; first class free; $7/class, $5/students; contact
Carolyn Hamilton: (215) 662-3293 (days) or (610) 446-1983
Open House; welcome the new director and learn about
the services that the center offers; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
11 Mediation of Health Care
Disputes: A Process Whose Time Has Come?; explore mediation
as a promising model for the practice of clinical ethics
in health care settings; 5 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston
Hall; register: email@example.com (Center
12 Penn Knitters; noon;
The ARCH. Also May 26.
13 Promoting Health Choices
in Teens; noon; Fireside Lounge, ARCH (AARC).
25 Retirement Options & Benefits:
Faculty and Staff in the School of Medicine; 3 p.m.;
Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg.; register: firstname.lastname@example.org (ASEF).
Circle; women of faith gather for ritual, study and
sharing; noon. Also May 13 & May 20.
11 SLANGuage; practice U.S. English
and learn U.S. culture; 3 p.m. Also May 18.
ELP Online Courses
Courses through week of June 18;
$600 per course. Register at www.upenn.edu/elponline or
(215) 898-8681 by April 28.
for Professional Purposes; Writing that Works; Grammar
for Writers; The TOEFL Essay; The University Application
Essay; Writing the GMAT/GRE Analytical Essay.
ELP Evening Courses
Courses through week of June 13;
$290 per course with $15 registration fee. Intermediate and
advanced level unless otherwise noted.
Listening & Speaking
Learning and Education
Open to faculty and staff. Register: www.hr.upenn.edu/learning/.
19 Brown Bag Matinee-Straight
Talking; how submissive behavior causes people to be
ignored, and how very damaging aggressive behavior can
be to everyone; noon-1 p.m.
21 Career Focus Brown Bag-Closing
the Gap; recognize and understand the differences between
the ways men and women communicate for more effective communication
in the workplace; noon-1 p.m.
26 Teams: Who, What, When,
Why & How; one and half-day program; will provide
participants with a map of the team process and a set of
tools to maximize a team's effectiveness; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.;
$50. Continues May 27, 9 a.m.-noon.
Info./register: (215) 247-5777 ext. 125.
Bird Garden Pass; early admission before the Arboretum
opens to the public; can arrive 8 a.m. every Saturday and
Sunday through May; $35, $30/members.
Birding Class; bird walk for both beginning and experienced
birders at the newly developed Morris Arboretum wetlands;
bring binoculars; 8-10:30 a.m.; $12, $10/members, $8/children.
Gardening; 10 a.m.-noon; $30, $28/members.
Paper Vessels, Baskets, and Lamps; create a three-dimensional
lamp out of grapevines and Japanese handmade papers; 10
a.m.-3:30 p.m.; $65, $60/members.
Plants for the Home Landscape; consider plants for
a variety of growing conditions including both sun and
shade; 7:30-8:30 p.m.; $18, $16/members.
15 The Loaded Brush: Landscape
Painting; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $400, $300/members. Continues
and Medicinal Plants Tour; bring notebook and drawing
pencils; 1-3 p.m.; $24, $22/members; rain date: May
Penn Alexander School
Enter at 43rd St. between Locust and
Spruce Sts. Info.: email@example.com.
Basketball; ages 25 and over; every Tuesday in May;
Black Parenting Series; 5:30 p.m. Also May 13.
Pilates and Below the Belt and Beyond; every Thursday
in May; 6:15-7 p.m. & 7-7:45 p.m.
13 City Gardening Series: Ornamental
Grasses; landscape architect will discuss the selection,
care and planting of ornamental grasses for the home garden;
PennFit: Department of Recreation
to Penn students, faculty & staff.
Composition Measurements; 9-10 a.m.; rm. G-16; pre-registration
required. Also May 13, 3-4 p.m. & May 26,
25 W.OW. (Women on Weights);
noon-12:30 p.m.; rm. 302.
27 Take Your Abs to the Next
Level; noon-12:30 p.m.; Studio 409.
Retirement Education Seminars
At the ARCH. Info.: (215) 898-7282.
10 Penn's Tax-Deffered Retirement
Plan Overview: TIAA-CREF; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
the Rules of Investing; 1-2 p.m.
11 Maximizing Your Tax-Deffered Savings
Opportunity; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Distribution Flexibilities; 1-2 p.m.
12 Penn's Tax-Deffered Retirement
Plan Overview: Vanguard; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Ahead: How to Get Out of Debt and Build Wealth; 1-2
13 The Basics: Making Investments
Easy; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Goal: Getting Ready to Retire; 1-2 p.m.
Quality of Work Life
Open to faculty and staff. Register: www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/workshop.asp.
for Working with Team Members for Better Results; 11:30
Summer Fun Outdoors; noon-1 p.m.
for Better Balance at Work at Home; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Technology and Training Services
Classes at ISC labs, 3650 Chestnut St.,
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Courses open to faculty, staff and students.
Register at www.tts.isc.upenn.edu.
Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: NetServ;
$1,395. Through May 7.
2000 Intro.; $190. Also May 10.
XP Intermediate; $190.
2000 Intro.; $190.
10 Visio 2000 Intro.; $224.
11 PowerPoint 2000 Intro.;
12 Upgrading Web Development
Skills from ASP to Microsoft ASP.NET; $1,007. Through
2000 Intermediate; $190.
13 PowerPoint XP Intro.;
14 Adobe Acrobat 5.0 Intro.;
17 Visio XP Intro.; $224.
18 Access XP/2000 Intro.;
$357. Through May 19.
20 Excel 2000 Intermediate;
21 Word XP Intermediate;
24 Plan, Implement, Maintain
Windows Server 2003 Active Dir.; $1,395. Through
XP New Features; $190.
25 Dreamweaver MX Intro.;
$570. Through May 26.
27 Excel XP Advanced; $190.
28 Word XP Intro.; $190.
Club Annual Meeting; 4
p.m.; Faculty Club, Inn at Penn.
Meetings: Budget & Finance
and Audit & Compliance; 12:45 p.m.; Huntsman Hall;
info.: (215) 898-7005.
27 PPSA Annual Meeting;
noon; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall.
Board Elections; includes talk on Managing Your
Career at Penn; noon; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall.
Heart & Soul of Philadelphia Concert; featuring
Emmy award winner Bill Jolly with his jazz quartet, Juanita
Holiday and the Absalom Jones Choir; 3 p.m.; Phildelphia
Cathedral, 38th & Chestnut Sts. (Episcopal Community
Folk Ensemble; Armenian folk and ashoughagan (troubadour)
music; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; tickets:
$41, $35, $29, $24; pre-show buffet dinner/lecture: 6 p.m.,
$10, reserve for pre-show by May 3.
4017 Walnut St. Info.: www.slought.org/.
Eneidi's Sound on Survival; alto saxophonist; 8 p.m.;
21 Kevin Norton's Living Language;
percussionist and composer; 8 p.m.; $12.
23 Triptych Myth; jazz
artists; 8 p.m.; $12.
Events 5-7 p.m. on 36th St., between
Sansom and Walnut Sts.
13 Amor Tropical; Brazilian.
14 Synthesis; Latin.
Shift Jazz Band. *This band will perform instead of Arpeggio
Breslin Jazz Band.
Info.: (215) 898-3900.
Bublé; jazz singer; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach
Theatre, Annenberg Center; also May 12, 8 p.m.; tickets:
of Immorality-Stephen Hall; 7 p.m.; Wistar Institute;
Kelly Writers House
13 Live at the Writers House;
word and music radio show on 88.5 WXPN.
Saucy Sisters' Guide to Wine: What Every Girl Should Know
Before She Uncorks-Barbara Nowak and Beverly Wichman;
The Best Lost, Tossed, and Forgotten Items From Around
the World-Davy Rothbart; 12:30 p.m.
All the While: The Unexpected Gifts of a Mother's Death-Sara
J. Corse; 7 p.m.
Davies; 6 p.m. (John Hopkins Alumni Association).
20 I Choose to Stay: A Black Teacher
Refuses to Desert the Inner City--Salome Thomas-El;
Housing Fair; information about mortgages, refinancing
and other household matters; 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Bodek
Lounge, Houston Hall (Office of Community Housing).
Sale; features perennials, annuals and woody plants;
10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Morris Arboretum. Also May 9. See
Day Brunch; brunch buffet and music; 10:30 a.m. & 1
p.m. seatings; Morris Arboretum; non-members $25/adults,
8/children; members $21/adults, $6/children; register:
(215) 247-5777 ext. 181.
22 Palestine Children's Relief
Fund 3rd Annual Charity Dinner; 5-9 p.m.; Silverman-Levy
Conference Hall; $50, $25/students and children; rsvp by May
8 to (215) 925-3989; info.: www.pcrf.net.
9 (M) Crew-Lightweight
v. Navy and Delaware; 11 a.m.
Control of Actin Nucleation; Matt Welch, University
of California; 2 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John
Morgan Bldg. (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute [PMI]).
of Arterial Growth and Remodeling; Jay Humphrey, Texas
A&M University; noon; rm. 2000, Vagelos Research Labs
(Institute for Medicine and Engineering [IME]).
Bio-Marketing Could Learn About Kids From Business Ethics;
Whiton Paine, Center for Bioethics; noon; Center for Bioethics
(Center for Bioethics).
Conversations on Race; 1 p.m.; Golkin Room, Houston
Hall (Office of the President; Office of the Provost; VPUL;
Office of the Chaplain).
Sale Lecture; Anthony Aiello, Morris Arboretum; 7 p.m.;
Morris Arboretum. See Special Events.
5 *CANCELLED* Contribution
of Hematopoietic Cells and Cytokines to Tumor Angiogenesis;
Shahin Rafii, Cornell University; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium,
Mechanisms of Viral Entry into Cells; Steven Harrison,
Harvard University; 4 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall,
John Morgan Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Virus Roles in Initiating and Maintaining Human Cancers;
William Sugden, University of Wisconsin at Madison; noon;
Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
Nutrient Transporter Expression as a Probe for the Regulation
of Fetoplacental Growth; Nicholas Illsley, New Jersey
Medical School; noon; Class of '62, John Morgan Bldg. (Center
for Research on Reproduction for Women's Health [CRRWH]).
Signaling and the Control of Red Cell Formation; Harvey
Lodish, Whitehead Institute, MIT; 4 p.m.; Auditorium, BRB
II/III (Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute).
Genetic Toolkit for the Directed Synthesis of Magnetic
and Semiconducting Nanowires and Self-Assembling Structures;
Angela Belcher, MIT; 4 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture
Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Biological Chemistry).
of the Effect of a Consumer Driven Health Plan on Medical
Care Expenditures and Utilization; Stephen Parente;
University of Minnesota; noon; Auditorium, Colonial Penn
Center, (Leonard Davis Institute [LDI]).
10 Regulation of Cell Division
in Fission Yeast; Kathy Gould, Vanderbilt University;
2 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (PMI).
11 Shear Stress, Inflammation
and Gene Expression; Rob Krams, Erasmus University,
Rotterdam; noon; rm. 2000, Vagelos Research Labs (IME).
12 Effector and Regulatory
T-cell Subsets Controlling Immunity to Leishmaniasis;
David Sacks, NIH; noon; Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
13 Learning from Leprosy: New Insights
and Potential Therapies for Skin Diseases; Robert Modlin,
UCLA; 10 a.m.; Auditorium, BRB II/III (Dermatology).
14 Women in the Academy: Progress
and Peril "Status of the Women at the University of Pennsylvania";
Phoebe Leboy, Dental Medicine; 3:30 p.m.; Forum Room, Stiteler
Hall (Penn Women's Center).
19 Probing Molecular Structure
and Dynamics with the New NMR Methods; Lewis Kay, University
of Toronto; 4 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan
Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Maintenance by the Werner Family of Helicases; Brad
Johnson, pathology and laboratory medicine; 4 p.m.; Grossman
Auditorium, Wistar Institute.
Vif: It's All About U; Nathaniel Landau, Salk Institute
for Biological Studies; noon; Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology;
Center for AIDS Research).
Placental Dysfunction; Samuel Parry, obstetrics and
gynecology; noon; Class of '62 Hall, John Morgan Bldg.
Change in topic*
in Intimage Partner Violence: Methodological Challenges
to Understanding and Prevention;
Brendan Carr, emergency medicine; Peter Cronholm, family
practice and community medicine; Deborah Nelson, biostatistics
and epidemiology; Catherine Taylor, Columbia University;
Douglas Wiebe, biostatistics
and epidemiology; 9:30 a.m.; Terrace Room, Logan Hall
(Firearm Injury Center).
Human Smell Perception: Is It Better Than You Think?;
Gordon Shepherd, Yale University; 7 a.m.; Dunlop Auditorium,
Stemmler Hall (Smell and Taste Center; Otolaryngology).
the Other Hemisphere in Behavioral Medicine: Positive Lessons
for HIV/AIDS; Margaret Chesney, National Center for
Compliance and Alternative Medicine; 1 p.m.; Reunion Auditorium,
John Morgan Bldg. (Center for AIDS Research).
21 MLA Capstone Forum;
5:30 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall (Master of Liberal
24 Room for Thought: Myosin
Mutant's Moment in Human Evolution?; Hansell Stedman,
surgery; 2 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan
26 HIV Vaccine Development-Where
is the Field Now?; Lawrence Corey, University
of Washington, Seattle; 8 a.m.; Joseph Stokes Auditorium,
CHOP (School of Medicine-Pediatrics; Center for AIDS Research;
TBA; Deborah Driscoll, obstetrics and gynecology;
noon; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan Bldg.; info.:
(215) 573-5446 (CRRWH).
ALUMNI WEEKEND: Open Houses and Tours
At this year's Alumni weekend
enjoy panel discussions, seminars, workshops, celebrations,
tours. Register for these events on-line
at www.alumni.upenn.edu/alumniweekend2004 by May
Friday, May 14
Architectural Walking Tour;
2-3:30 p.m.; meet at main entrance of Penn Bookstore, 36th
and Walnut Sts. Also May 15, 9:30
a.m. & 4 p.m.
Centennial Celebration of the John
Morgan Building; participate in tours of the School
of Medicine, meet Harvey the heart sounds simulator, and
experience first-hand Virtual Curriculum; 2:30-5 p.m.;
John Morgan Bldg.
Undergraduate Admissions Information
Session and Tour; 3 p.m.; rm. 200, College Hall. Also
May 15, 8:30 a.m. & 4 p.m., rm. 17 Logan Hall.
The Jewish Renaissance at Penn: Hillel
in the New Millennium; 3-4:30 p.m.; Steinhardt Hall.
Penn Gallery Hop; 4 p.m.; begins
at Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives.
ENIAC: Virtual Tour; 4-5 p.m.;
Moore School Bldg. (SEAS). Also May 15, 9 a.m. & 10
Saturday, May 15
Graduate Student Center Open House;
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Hamilton College House Guided Tour;
10 a.m.-noon; CA House; register: (215) 898-1622.
Christian Association Open House;
10 a.m.-noon; CA House.
Quad Open House; 10 a.m.-4:30
p.m.; enter at 37th and Spruce Sts.
Food and Fun at the Weiss Tech House;
10:30 a.m.-noon; Levine Hall; info.: www.tech-house.upenn.edu/.
ENIAC for Kids; ages 10-14 will
see the first all-electronic digital programmable computer;
11 a.m.; Moore School Bldg.
Open House and Alumni Book Signing
at the Kelly Writers House; 2-4 p.m.; rsvp: (215) 573-9748.
Cultural Centers Open Houses;
La Casa Latina, Makuu: the Black Student Cultural Center,
Pan-Asian American Community House (PAACH); 3-4 p.m.; The
LGBT Center Open House; 3-4 p.m.;
Steinhardt Hall Tours and Special
Program "Just for the Kids"; 4-5:30 p.m.; Steinhardt
Friars Senior Society Open House;
4-6 p.m.; Sweeten Alumni House; rsvp: (215) 829-0460.
Sunday, May 16
Judaica Book Tour; includes the oldest Haggadah in
the world, medieval illustrated prayer books and the first
edition of the Talmud; 10-11:30 a.m.; Center for
Judaic Studies Library; rsvp: (215) 898-6654.
ALUMNI WEEKEND: panel Discussions and
The Penn community is invited to attend
these educational programs that feature distinguished panelists
on topics of current interest. To register, visit www.alumni.upenn.edu/alumniweekend2004.
Friday, May 14
Promoting Social Justice: Intergenerational
Conversations on Racism; 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; rm. G-17,
Logan Hall; register: (215) 573-2648 (SSW).
Freedom as Faith in the Pursuit of
Hope; will consider Freedom Lost, Freedoms Regained by
David Williams and Jacques Barber, Freedom as Faith
in Practice by Rabbi Levi Haskelevich, Freedom as
Search for Alternate Futures by Elvira Arcenas; 10
a.m.-noon; rm. G-55, Huntsman Hall.
Beyond Structure: Spying on the Functioning
Brain with MRI; 1-2 p.m.; Griski Room, Houston Hall
Improving Penn and West Philadelphia
Through Academically Based Community Service Initiatives;
Carol Muller, music; Sally Powell, Veterinary Hospital;
Nancy Streim, GSE; Harris Steinberg, PennDesign; Eileen
Sullivan-Marx, Nursing; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Auditorium,
Steinhardt Hall (Center for Community Partnerships [CCP];
Realizing Penn as "One University":
The Collaborative Development of a Health Promotion Center;
Richard Gelles, Social Work; Joan Gluch, Dental Medicine;
Bernett Johnson, Medicine; Frances Johnston, SAS; Rebecca
Maynard, GSE; Afaf Meleis, Nursing; 1-2 p.m.; Auditorium,
Steinhardt Hall (Center for Community Partnerships; Alumni
Muriel Pfaelzer Bodek Public
Affairs Lecture: Gun Barrel Democracy? Democratic Constitutionalism
Following Military Occupation: Reflections on the U.S.
Experience in Japan, Germany, Afghanistan, and Iraq;
Stanley Katz, Princeton University; 2-3 p.m.; Dietrich
Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library.
Veterinary Medicine, Public Health,
and Emerging Diseases; Gary Smith, Veterinary Medicine;
2-3 p.m.; rm. 321, Rosenthal Bldg. (School of Veterinary
Secrets of Computer Animation;
2-3:30 p.m.; rm. 106, Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall; rsvp:
898-2539 (PennDesign). Also
May 15, 9:30 a.m.
Being There: Education, Humanities,
and the Movies; Timothy Corrigan, cinema studies;
Marc Platt, producer of Legally Blonde; discussion
of the relationship between a liberals arts education
and the movies; 2-3:30 p.m.; The ARCH (SAS).
Freedom of Seeking; 2-4 p.m.;
rm. G-55, Huntsman Hall.
The Economics and Politics of Employer-Sponsored
Health Care; Bruce Bradley, General Motors; Mark Pauly,
Wharton; Karl Stark, Philadelphia Inquirer; Walter
Tsou, American Public Health Association; Nancy Streim,
GSE; 3-4:30 p.m.; rm. F-85, Jon M. Huntsman Hall (Leonard
Davis Institute; Wharton; Medicine; Nursing; Dentistry).
Your Negotiating IQ in Business and
Everyday Life; G. Richard Shell, Wharton; 4-5:30 p.m.;
rm. G-06, Jon M. Huntsman Hall (Wharton).
The Engineering of Movie Magic-Motion
Capture; 5-5:30 p.m.; rm. 109, Moore School Bldg. (SEAS). Also
May 15, 10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Saturday, May 15
Building Blocks of a Tax-Wise Estate
Plan; Marcie Merz, Penn Medicine; 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Wood
Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Penn Medicine).
50 Years of Impact: Brown vs. Board
and the Fate of Black Higher Education; Marybeth Gasman,
GSE; 9-11 a.m.; rm. 203, GSE (GSE; Education Alumni Association).
Perspectives on the Market; Jeremy
Siegal, Wharton; 9-11 a.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg
Cityscape Art & Literacy: Making
Connections Between the Murals of Philadelphia and Children's
Literature; 9-11 a.m.; rm. 200, GSE (GSE; Education
The American Obsession with Weight
Management; Gary Foster, Medicine; Albert Stunkard,
Medicine; Thomas Wadden, medicine; 9:30 a.m.; Class of
1962 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (Penn Medicine).
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Time:
A Quirky Look at Human Evolution and the Origin of Gourmandise;
Harold Dibble, Penn Museum; 10 a.m.; Rainey Auditorium,
Stump the Expert; get answers
to questions on estate planning, charitable trusts, business
succession and private philanthropy; 10-11 a.m.; rm. 222,
Bennett Hall (Gift Planning).
Penn Nursing Goes "CSI"-Focus on Forensics;
10-11 a.m.; NEB (Nursing).
Wall Street Meets Locust Walk: The
Penn Engineering-Lehman Brothers Automated Trading Project;
10-11 a.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (SEAS).
Freedom from Self-Enslavement;
2-4 p.m.; rm. G-55, Jon M. Huntsman Hall.
The Art of Fact: An Alumni Panel Discussion
on Literary Journalism; Leslie Bennetts, C '70; Buzz
Bissinger, C '76; Beth Kephart, C '82; Stephen Fried, C '79;
4:30-6:30 p.m.; Kelly Writers House; rsvp: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALUMNI WEEKEND ACTVITIES
Friday, May 14
Global Alumni Networking
Exchange; 3:30-5 p.m.; Meyerson
Conference Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; rsvp: (215) 573-3711.
Alumni Parent Reception: Welcome the
Class of 2008; 4-6 p.m.; Dunning Coaches' Center; rsvp:
Sphinx Senior Society; 4-6 p.m.;
for location and details call (310) 442-7800.
GSE Alumni Awards and Donor Recognition
Ceremony and Alumni Reception; 4:30-6:30 p.m.;
Student Lounge, GSE.
University Square Concert Series;
5-7 p.m.; 36th and Walnut Sts. See Music.
Join Hillel for Shabbat; 7:45
p.m.; Steinhardt Hall; services followed by dinner; $21;
rsvp by May 3 to (215) 898-7391.
Back to School III; old school
dance party; 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; $15
(Class of 1989).
Saturday, May 15
26th Annual Alumni Run/Walk; 9
a.m.; meet at 37th and Locust Walk; registration begins at
7:30 a.m.; request brochure at www.upenn.edu/recreation (Recreation;
Gardening with UC Green Project;
9-11 a.m.; meet in front of Penn Bookstore (CCP; Alumni Relations).
Association of Alumnae Coffee Hour;
women in the 50th reunion class are honored; 9:45-11 a.m.;
Café 58, Irvine Auditorium; $5.
Penn Alumni Council of Representatives
Meeting; 10-11 a.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall.
Greenfield Intercultural Center
Alumni and Student Networking Brunch; 11 a.m.; lobby,
GIC. Penn Fair; 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.;
Alumni Day Picnic; tents for alumni
of each decade, activities for children; noon-2:30 p.m.;
Hill Square; $20/on-site registration, $13/adults, $5/children
(ages 3-12); register: www.alumni.upenn.edu.
Parade of Classes; 2:30-4
p.m.; Hill Square to College Green.
Ivy Day Ceremony; celebrate
with the Class of 2004 during this annual presentation of
awards and honors; 4 p.m.; rm. 200, College Hall.
Penn Alumni Diversity, Affinity & Interest
Group Membership Meetings and Receptions; 4-4:45 p.m.;
Irvine Auditorium; ALA, rm. G7; BAS, Amado Recital Hall;
PennGala, rm. G16; UPAAN, Green Room.
Penn Alumni Diversity, Affinity & Interest
Group Discussion "Dismantling the Glass Ceiling: How to
Transform Our Workplace;" 4:45-6 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium.
Sport Club Participants Alumni Reception;
4-5 p.m.; Pottruck Center; rsvp: (215) 898-6100 (Recreation).
Penn Alumni Wine Tasting; 4-5:30
p.m.; Café 58, Irvine Auditorium; $25 (Penn Alumni).
University of Pennsylvania Glee Club
Alumni Day Reception; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; lobby, The ARCH.
Taste of Penn; enjoy food and
music that celebrates Penn's diversity; 6-8:30 p.m.; Hill
Square (Association of Latino Alumni; Black Alumni Society;
PennGALA; Asian Alumni Network).
Baccalaureate Catholic Mass and Reception;
7 p.m.; Newman Center.
2nd Annual Private Movie Screening
The Bridge: Cinema De Lux; 8 p.m.; info./free tickets: www.alumni.upenn.edu/alumniweekend2004.
PennGALA Young Alumni Cocktail Party;
9-11 p.m.; for location contact email@example.com.
Sunday, May 16
Alumni Catholic Memorial Mass and
Brunch; reading aloud of the names of deceased alumni;
10 a.m.; Newman Center.
Christian Association Alumni Luncheon;
12:30-2:30 p.m.; CA House; $20; rsvp: (215) 746-6350.
Baccalaureate Ceremony; interfaith
program that includes music, readings, prayers and a guest
speaker; 1:30 p.m. (students with last names A-K) & 3
p.m. (students with last names L-Z); Irvine Auditorium.
Monday, May 17
248th Commencement; tickets not
required; gates open 8:30 a.m., procession across campus
begins 9 a.m., ceremony begins 10:15 a.m.; Franklin Field;
info.: (215) 573-GRAD or www.upenn.edu/commencement.
Almanac, Vol. 50, No.
April 27, 2004