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Summer AT PENN

Unless 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.

Academic Calendar Children's Activities Conferences Exhibits
Films Fitness/Learning
On Stage Readings/Signings Special Events
Talks Extras! Summer Hours Summer
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ACADEMIC CALENDAR

6/23

First session classes end.

6/26

Second session classes begin.

7/4

Independence Day–no classes.

8/4

Second session & 12-week evening session classes end.

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

Morris Arboretum
Free with admission unless otherwise noted.
Register: (215) 247-5777, ext. 125.

6/4

Capturing Nature: Photography for Kids; 1-3 p.m.; $20, $15/members.

6/17

Silly Joe Sings; interactive songs and stories about the everyday lives of kids and families; ages 4-8; 1 & 2 p.m.

7/15

Renaissance Artist Puppet Company–Folk Tales of Hispanic Origins; ages 4 and up; 1 & 2:15 p.m.

8/19

Tucker’s Tales Puppet Theatre–Peter Rabbit Tales; Victorian-costumed puppet show; 1 & 2:15 p.m.

Peanut Butter and Jams: World Cafe Live
Shows begin 11:30 a.m.; $10/adults, $7/children.
Info.: www.worldcafelive.com

6/3

Ernie & Neal; multi-genre music for young and old.

6/10

Justin Roberts; comic and soulful songs.

6/24

Makin’ Music Rockin’ Rhythms and the Four Star Studio Band; pop/folk family music.

7/1

Miss Amy and Her Big Kids Band; interactive musical experience.

7/8

The RTTs; humorous lyrics with positive educational themes.

7/15

Rebecca Frezza & Big Truck; high energy family music.

7/29

Gustafer Yellowgold’s Wide Wide World; music/cartoon combo.

8/19

Astrograss; bluegrass, folk & humor.

Penn Museum
Weekly performances.

Summer Wonder 2006
Music & Motion Dance Productions, member Gabriel Bienczycki.

Summer Wonder 2006 Penn Museum
Performances featuring international music, dance, and theater for children ages 6-12 and their families. The programs introduce diverse cultures and cultural perspectives through the performing arts. Programs begin at 10:30 a.m. and are free with Museum admission. Register: (215) 746-6774.

6/28

To A Different Beat; dance performances by Music & Motion Dance Productions (pictured above).

7/5

Katari; indigenous music from the Americas using traditional instruments from pre-Columbian cultures.

7/12

Tomás Dura & Company; flamenco dancing.

7/19

Legion XXIV Media Atlantia & Ludus Magnus; Roman Legionaires and gladiators reenact life in the Roman Army.

7/26

Spice Route Ensemble; Middle Eastern fusion music.

8/2

The Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society; interpretive dance and traditional costumes in the 200-year old Beijing Opera art form.

8/9

Vagabond Acting Troupe; presents Commedia for Kids in an interactive performance.

8/16

Daria; folksinger performs world folk songs in a variety of languages with unique and diverse instruments.

CONFERENCES

6/6

Herpesvirus Symposium; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; auditorium, BRB II/III; register by May 25: www.uphs.upenn.edu/medicine/id.htm (Infectious Diseases; Microbiology; Dental Medicine; Veterinary Medicine).

 

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On Stage Readings/Signings Special Events
Talks Extras! Summer Hours Summer
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EXHIBITS

Arthur Ross Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free; Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.

Burrison Gallery, University Club at Penn, Inn at Penn: free; Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

College Hall, first floor; free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Esther Klein Gallery, 3600 Market St.: free; Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Graduate School of Education (GSE), Student Lounge: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA): $6, $3/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.

International House; free; for hours call (215) 387-5125.

Kroiz Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., appointment only.

Morris Arboretum: $10, $8/seniors, $5/students & youth 3-18, free w/ PennCard, children under 3; April through October: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends; November through March: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. everyday.

Penn 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.

Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut St.: free; Wed.-Sat., 1-6 p.m.

Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. For hours see http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi.

Upcoming

6/17

Beauties and Other New Work Photographs by Evelyn Lauder; photos of objects taken in natural sunlight explore mood and changing composition; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through July 16.

Fairy Tale Rail II; annual Garden Railway featuring model train lines; Morris Arboretum. Through October 9. See Special Events. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

7/14

Annual In-House Exhibition; featuring works of the Science Center employees; reception: 5:30 p.m.; Esther Klein Gallery. Through August 25.

8/26

Modern Latin Culture:Annemarie Heinrich, Grande Dame of Argentinian Photography; portraits of artists and stars that epitomize the heyday of radio and the ascent of the movie industry in Argentina; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through October 15.See Summer AT PENN Extras!

ICA Programs/Events
Info.: www.icaphila.org.

6/4

First Sunday Tour; artist Zoe Strauss discusses her photographic exhibition; 1 p.m.

7/2

First Sunday Tour; self-guided tour in the spirit of celebrating independence; 1 p.m.

7/19

Whenever Wednesday: Philadelphia Freedom; featuring a slide show by artist Zoe Strauss, screening of Strut preceded by lesson from Philly’s own Mummers; 7 p.m.

7/28

The Black Factory; interactive art performance discussing difference and democracy; 1-5 p.m.

 

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Now

Tactics: Early Video Works by Dennis Oppenheim 1970-1974; the artist’s own body in various media; Slought Foundation. Through June 1. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Wave Forms: Oppenheim Proposal for 3401 Chestnut St.; public art today, and the role of the Liberty Bell in marketing and tourism; Slought Foundation. Through June 1. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

The Library is Burning: Text, Image, Object 1963-2006; Osvaldo Romberg, artist; questions the traditional opacity of books; Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through June 7. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

The Early Modern Painter-Etcher; painters who experimented with printmaking; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through June 11. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Female Gender Stereotypes in Our Contemporary Media; photography illustrating how stereotypical images affect the ways young people relate to girls and women in our society; International House. Through June 30. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Scent Is Life; scents such as water, smoke, skin, dirt, and wood in a multi-media exhibition by perfume artist Chris Brosius; Esther Klein Gallery. Through July 1.

Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne; speculation of artistic practice, identity, and community in contemporary art; ICA. Through July 30. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Candida Hofer: Architecture of Absence; chromogenic prints of interior spaces; ICA. Through July 30. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Soft Sites; works relating to significant physical change due to natural or human cause; ICA. Through July 30. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Ramp Project: Zoe Strauss; images encountered by the artist in her neighborhood and travels; ICA. Through July 30. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Housing the Bell: 150 Years of Exhibiting an American Icon; Kroiz Gallery. Through August 18. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

PennDesign Portfolio Show; Burrison Gallery. Through August 24.
An Investment in Knowledge: Franklin’s Vision for Penn; first floor, College Hall. Through November 26. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Connecting Cultures: Kids Across the World; photographs and video from an award-winning photojournalist featuring images of children, their families & friends; Merle Smith Gallery, Penn Museum. Through November 26. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Trouble in Paradise: The Art of Polynesian Warfare; considers the functions of the war clubs and how the decorative elements of the clubs connect to other visual traditions of the cultures that produced them; Dietrich Gallery, Penn Museum. Through December 31. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Coming to the Small Screen: Ormandy & Television; Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Ongoing. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

meta Metasequoia; see the world from among a canopy of redwood limbs; Morris Arboretum. Ongoing. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

A Wonderful Life:A Daughter’s Tribute to a Family of Educators; Joan Myerson Shrager’s digital art; Student Lounge, GSE. Ongoing. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

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 Apache; Mesoamerica; 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: ‘ahu’ula + lei niho palaoa.

films

6/2

Asians Misbehavin’ followed by The Grace Lee Project; 7 p.m.; International House; $10, $8/members, students & seniors.

6/23

Abby followed by The Manitou; 8 p.m.; International House; $10.

6/27

Fat Tuesdays & The Fat Girl Film Fest: Fat Chance; 7:45 p.m.; The Rotunda (Rotunda).

FITNESS & LEARNING

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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 (evenings).

6/1

Penn Knitters; noon-1:30 p.m.; Fireside Lounge, The ARCH. Also June 15 & 29, July 13 & 27, August 10 & 24.

8/11

TESOL Workshop; introduction to teaching English to speakers of other languages; registration: $299 by August 1; $324 by August 8; info.: http://dolphin.upenn.edu/~pennelf/TESOL/Workshop.html; continues August 12 & 13 (GSE Language & Literacy in Education Division).

Christian Association
For events, visit www.upennca.org.

College of General Studies
Adult non-credit courses. Register: www.pennclasses.org.

6/2

Power Speaking; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $240.

6/3

Improve Your Voice and Speech; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $240.

6/5

Fiction Addiction; 6:30-9 p.m.; $225. Mondays through June 26.

6/6

Writing Humor–It’s No Joke; 6:30-9 p.m.; $225. Tuesdays through June 27.

6/7

Communication: The Bridge to Better Relationships; 6:30-9 p.m.; $500. Wednesdays through June 28.

The Way You Say It; 6-8:30 p.m.; $225.

6/9

Starting, Keeping, and Growing Donor Relationships; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $200.

The First Page; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; $155.

6/10

China, the EU and Islamic Nationalism: Future Challengers or Competitors to American Global Supremacy?; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; $75.

6/17

Adult Zoo Camp–Animal Care at its Best; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; rain or shine; $125.

Jump Start Your Creative Writing; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; $155.

7/6

Writing and Publishing a Contemporary Thriller; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $225. Thursdays through August 3.

7/11

The Terrain of Nonfiction: Location, Location, Location; 6:30-9 p.m.; $155. Continues July 18.

ELP Evening Courses
Register by June 27 at (215) 898-8681 or www.upenn.edu/elponline.
Courses through week of August 18; $315/course w/$15 registration fee.
Intermediate and advanced courses unless otherwise noted.

7/3

Written Communication Practice.

TOEFL/TWE Preparation; $630.

7/5

Oral Presentation.

7/6

Pronunciation Basics; beginner.

Listening and Speaking with Confidence.

Vocabulary Expansion.

7/11

Conversation Practice; beginner.

Conversational Interactions.

Pronunciation Improvements.

Learning and Education: HR
Open to faculty and staff.
Register: www.hr.upenn.edu/training_coursecatalog/.

6/1

The Penn Perspective; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $60. Continues June 2.

6/8

Unlocking the Secrets of the Penn Library; noon-1:30 p.m.

6/13

Brown Bag Matinee: Who Moved My Cheese?; noon-1 p.m.

7/11

Brown Bag Matinee: The Attitude Virus; noon-1 p.m.

7/20

AMA’s Strategies for Effective Presentation Skills; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues July 21.

7/27

Career Focus Brown Bag: Build a Network for Work and Life; noon-1 p.m.

8/8

Brown Bag Matinee: Communicating Non-Defensively Revised; noon-1 p.m.

8/10

Franklin Covey’s FOCUS–Achieving Your Highest Priorities; 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.; $75.

8/15

Career Focus Brown Bag: Generations in the Workplace; noon-1 p.m.

Morris Arboretum
Register: (215) 247-5777, ext. 125

6/1

Yoga Around the Garden: Eight Enchanted Evenings!; 7-8:30 p.m. $18/session, $120/eight sessions, members: $16/session, $110/eight sessions. Continues every Thursday through July 20.

6/3

Creating Garden Structures: Awesome Arches; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $50, $45/members.

6/6

The Dry Garden: Plants That Withstand Our Sizzling Summers; 7:30-9 p.m.; $24, $22/members.

6/8

Cottage Gardening: Easy Perennials, Biennials and Roses; 7-9 p.m. Continues June 10, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $54, $48/members.

6/10

Herbal Garden, Herbal Spa; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; $70, $63/members.

Beer and Dessert Tasting: A Perfect Combination; 1-2:30 p.m.; $35, $30/members.

6/11

Basic Drawing Workshop; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; $54, $49/members.

8/2

Great Plants for Your Home Garden Tour; 1 p.m.; free with admission. Also every Sunday in July.

PennFit: Department of Recreation
Free to Penn students, faculty & staff. Events take place at Pottruck Center, noon-1 p.m. Register: www.upenn.edu/recreation or (215) 898-6100.

6/2

Body Composition Measurements; pre-register. Also July 7 & August 4.

6/6

Fitness Tips for Vacationers.

6/20

Are You Wearing the Proper Footwear?

7/11

Pre & Post Workout Meals.

7/18

Vitamins & Supplements.

8/8

Everything You Wanted to Know About Fitness but Were Afraid to Ask.

8/23

Making Strides.

 

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Quality of Worklife/HR
Open to faculty and staff.
Register: www.hr.upenn.edu/training_coursecatalog/.

6/6

Workshop: The Weekend Athlete: Staying Injury Free; noon-1 p.m.

Technology Training Services
Classes at ISC labs, 3650 Chestnut St., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m unless otherwise noted. Open to faculty, staff & students.
Register: www.tts.isc.upenn.edu.

6/1

Excel Introduction; $190.

6/2

Business Objects Introduction; $380.

6/5

Excel Introduction; $190.

6/7

PowerPoint Intermediate; $190.

6/8

Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Introduction; $190.

6/9

Visio Introduction; $224.

6/12

FilemakerPro Intermediate; $260.

PowerPoint Introduction; $190.

6/13

Excel Intermediate; $190.

6/14

Word Intermediate; $190.

6/15

Photoshop CS2 Web Graphics; $494. Continues June 16.

6/19

SANS Security 401: Security Essentials with Bootcamp; 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; $695. Through June 24.

6/20

Access Introduction; $357. Continues June 21.

6/22

Excel Advanced; $190.

6/27

Dreamweaver 8: Advanced; $285.

6/29

Access Advanced; $448.

7/7

Excel Introduction; $190.

7/10

Business Objects Introduction; $380.

7/11

Visio Introduction; $224.

7/12

Word Introduction; $190.

7/13

Excel Intermediate; $190.

7/14

FilemakerPro Introduction; $260.

7/17

PowerPoint Introduction; $190.

7/18

Word Advanced; $190.

7/20

Access Introduction; $357. Continues July 21.

7/25

Dreamweaver 8: Introduction; $570. Continues July 26.

7/28

Excel Advanced; $190.

8/7

Excel Introduction; $190.

8/8

Visio XP Introduction; $224.

8/9

PowerPoint Introduction; $190.

8/10

Access Introduction; $357. Continues August 11.

8/14

FilemakerPro Intermediate; $260.

8/17

Dreamweaver 8: Advanced; $285.

8/18

Business Objects Introduction; $380.

8/22

Excel Intermediate; $190.

8/23

Access Advanced; $448.

8/30

Photoshop CS2 Web Graphics; $494. Continues August 31.

MEETINGS

6/13

PPSA Board Meeting; noon-1:30 p.m.; rm. 225, Houston Hall.

6/14

WXPN Policy Board Meeting; noon; 3025 Walnut Street; info.: (215) 898-0628.

6/16

Trustees Stated Meeting; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Inn at Penn.

MUSIC

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6/2

Voice Sphere/Architecture & Desire; Swiss artist Franziska Baumann and Matthew Ostrowski perform voice, glove & live electronics; 8-10 p.m.; Slought Foundation; $10 (Slought).

6/13

The Freddie & Ludwig Show; all-Chopin & Beethoven piano recital by Cory Newman; 12:15 p.m.; Dunlop Auditorium, Stemmler Hall.

Ars Nova Workshop

6/13

Cinc with Paul Lytton, jazz percussion; 8 p.m.; The Cinema, 3925 Walnut St.; $12.

6/14

Day and Taxi; jazz; also Veryan Weston Quartet, jazz piano; 8 p.m.; rm. 419, Fisher-Bennett Hall; $12.

Morris Arboretum
Concert in the Garden Series; 6:30-8 p.m. Free with regular admission.

6/29

Simple Gifts; international folk music from Irish jigs and down home American reels to Balkan dance music and Scandinavian fiddling.

7/6

Gypsophilia; musicians and dancers from Turkey, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Middle East along with Celtic and Jewish music.

7/20

Classical Guitar with Allen Krantz; established solo guitarist, chamber music artist and composer.

8/3

Klingon Klezmer; contemporary sound infusion of jazz, funk & Dixieland.

University Square
Performances every Thursday, 5-7 p.m.; 36th St. between Sansom & Walnut.

5/25

Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble. Also August 31.

6/8

John Breslin Jazz Band.

6/15

Bart Miltenberger Quartet. Also July 6 & August 17.

6/22

Point Breeze Performing Arts Center Blues Ensemble.

6/29

John Breslin Dixieland Trio.

7/13

Arpeggio Jazz Trio. Also August 3.

7/20

Synthesis Latin Band. Also August 10.

7/27

The Jazz Barrons.

8/24

Lynn Riley & The World Mix.

World Cafe Live
Performances daily.  For a complete listing, see www.worldcafelive.com.

ON STAGE

6/2

A Touch of Class: You Can Count on Me; dance show; 7:30 p.m. Also June 3, 11 a.m., 3 & 7:30 p.m.; June 4, noon & 5 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; $18; info.: www.pennpresents.org (Penn Presents).

READING/SIGNING

6/28

Laura Dave–London is the Best City in America; 7 p.m.; Penn Bookstore.

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Fairy Tale Rail
A family favorite, Morris Arboretum’s Garden Railway returns. This year’s theme, “Fairy Tale Rail II: The Story Continues,” features 13 charming dwellings from favorite fairy tales and childhood stories, in addition to 40 replicas of famous Philadelphia-area buildings. On Sunday, June 18 (Father’s Day), Dads will be admitted free to the Arboretum when accompanied by their children (of any age). The display is open each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. in June, July and August and is free with regular admission.

 

5/24

Farmers Market; featuring fresh, local, organic vegetables, fruit, baked goods, and flowers; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Wednesdays through November 29;University Square.

7/3

Blood Drive; 1-5:30 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (Red Cross Club).

Morris Arboretum

6/9

Moonlight & Roses; dinner and dancing under the stars; 6 p.m.-midnight; starting prices: $225/dinner and cocktails; $125/cocktails; reservations: (215) 247-5777 ext. 147.

6/17

Garden Railway Grand Opening; miniature garden world featuring historic buildings created entirely of natural materials; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; free with admission. Register: (215) 247-5777, ext. 125 (See Exhibits).

 

TALKS

6/2

A Physiological Amyloid Involved in Organelle Biogenesis; Mickey Marks; pathology and laboratory medicine; 4 p.m.; rm. 248, Anatomy-Chemistry Bldg. (Biochemistry & Biophysics).

The Diverse Role of Acid Sphingomyelinase in Biology and Medicine: Niemann-Pick Disease and Beyond; Edward Schuchman, Mount Sinai Medical Center; 12:15 p.m.; IFEM Seminar Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Institute for Environmental Medicine).

6/9

Regulation of Lung Injury and Host Defense by the NF-?B Pathway in Airway Epithelium; Timothy Blackwell, Vanderbilt University; 12:15 p.m.; IFEM Seminar Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Institute for Environmental Medicine).

6/13

Cancelled - Women of Color at Penn Monthly Networking Lunch Series; Afaf Meleis, nursing; noon; Penn Women’s Center (AARC).

6/14

Rett Syndrome and Related Neuropsychiatric Disorders Where Genetics Meets Epigenetics; Huda Zoghbi, Baylor College of Medicine; 4 p.m.; auditorium, BRB II/III (Genetics).

6/16

Oxidative Activation of Nitric Oxide Dependent Signal Transduction Pathways; Ross Mikkelsen, Virginia Commonwealth University; 12:15 p.m.; IFEM Seminar Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Institute for Environmental Medicine).

6/22

HPV, HIV & HAART: Molecular & Clinical Interactions; Joel Palefsky, University of California-SF; 1 p.m.; auditorium, CRB (Center for AIDS Research).

2006 Summer Hours for
University Services & Facilities

For an extensive listing of Penn’s summer hours, visit http://summeratpenn.upenn.edu/resources/hours.phpYou’ll also find information on academic, athletic, artistic, social, recreational and multicultural programs and events offered or conducted at Penn during the summer.

Accounts Payable: Open: Monday-Friday, 9-10:30 a.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Closed: July 4.

Annenberg Center Box Office: Open: Monday-Friday, noon-6 p.m.

Cashier’s Office: Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed: July 4.

Christian Association: Open: Tuesday-Friday, noon-4:30 p.m.; Info.: (215) 746-6350.

Community Housing: Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-

4 p.m. Walk-In hours: Monday-Thursday, noon-2 p.m. Info.: (215) 898-7422 or www.business-services.upenn.edu/communityhousing/.

Computer Connection: Beginning May 30: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Regular hours resume July 31. Info.: www.upenn.edu/computerstore/.

Class of 1923 Ice Rink: Closed for the summer.

Hillel: Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed: June 2 & July 4. Info.: (215) 898-7391 or www.hillel.upenn.edu/hillel.

Housing & Conferences Services: Offices located at Stouffer Commons and open all summer during normal business hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed weekends. Info.: (215) 898-3547.

Houston Hall: Open: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m. May operate on extended hours for special events. Closed May 29 and July 4. Houston Market (food court): Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Info.: (215) 898-4636.

Hutchinson Facility: Open: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Info.: www.upenn.edu/recreation/.

Institute of Contemporary Art:  Open: Wednesday-Friday, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed: July 31-September 7.

Kelly Writers House: No summer classes. Open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Info.: (215) 573-9748 or wh@english.upenn.edu. Closed: July 3 & 4.

Levy Tennis Pavilion: June: Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July-August: Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Closed: Saturdays and Sundays. Times subject to change. Info.: (215) 898-4741.

L.U.C.Y. (Loop through University City): Runs: Monday-Friday, 6:10 a.m.-7 p.m. No service: weekends and July 4. Info.: (215) 580-7800.

Morris Arboretum: Open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Newman Center: Open: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed: Fridays until September 1, May 29, July 3 & 4 & September 4. Center open for noontime Mass Monday-Friday. Info.: (215) 898-7575.

Penn Bookstore: Open: May 30-July 30, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; May 30 & July 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Resumes regular hours on July 31.

PennCard Center: Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed: July 4.

Penn Museum: Open: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed: Sundays through Labor Day.

Pottruck Center: Open: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Info. www.upenn.edu/recreation/.

Registrar: Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Info.: www.upenn.edu/registrar/.

Sheerr Pool & Co-ed Sauna: Open: Monday-Friday, 6-9 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 4-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Info.: www.upenn.edu/recreation/.

Student Financial Services: Open: Monday, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.. Info.: www.sfs.upenn.edu.

Student Health Service: Open May 16-July 3: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon & 2-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; Closed Sundays, May 29 & July 4. Open July 5-August 31: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon & 2-4 p.m.; Saturday, 9-11:30 a.m.; Closed: Sundays. Normal hours resume September 1. Info.: www.vpul.upenn.edu/shs/.

Transportation: Runs: Shuttle Van, Monday-Sunday, 6 p.m.-3 a.m.; PennBus West, Monday-Friday, 4:50 p.m.-midnight (express 4:50 p.m., regular runs 5:15 p.m.-midnight, every half hours after 6 p.m.); PennBus East, Monday-Friday, 5 p.m.-midnight, every 20 minutes after 5:40 p.m.; No Penn Bus service July 4 before 6 p.m.

University Club:Open: Monday-Friday, Morning refreshments: 7:30 a.m.-10 a.m.; Buffet lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center: Through September 5: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Closed: Sundays, July 4 & September 4. Open May 29, noon-5 p.m. & Sunday, September 3, noon-6 p.m. Marks Café: Through August 4: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Closed: Saturdays, Sundays, May 29, July 4 & September 4; August 5-September 5: Open Tuesdays only, 9 a.m.-midnight. Info.: http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi.

Goldstein Undergraduate Study Center: Through September 5: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. until July 30; Closed: July 4 & September 4.

 

Summer Programs @ Penn

Penn welcomes back hundreds of summer program participants as annual Summer Programs get underway. Visitors of all ages will participate in academic as well as athletic programs. *Programs with a phone number listed may still accept applications. Call the camp directors for information. Visit the Summer at Penn website for additional information.

Sports

*Al Bagnoli’s All-Star Football Camp: 300 boys entering grades 9-12 improve basic skills and learn both offensive and defensive techniques; Al Bagnoli, (215) 275-1593; July 23-26.

*All-Star Lacrosse Camp: 100 boys entering grades 9-12 improve individual and team skills; Brian Voelker (215) 898-6140; July 15-18.

*Junior Fencing Camp: 200 14-17 year-old fencers with at least one year of competitive fencing experience; David Micahnik, (215) 898-6116; July 23-August 5.

*Levy Tennis Pavillon Junior  Camp: 400 students ages 6-16 participate in tennis instruction and tournaments; Hal Mackin, (215) 898-4741; 10-one week sessions, June 12-August 11.

*Nike Running Camp: 60 children ages 13-18 learn fundamentals of running, jumping and throwing; Gwen Harris, (215) 898-4249; July 9-13.

*Penn Band Summer Music Camp: 20-40 students entering grades 9-12 will participate in lectures, leadership and team training, and a diverse repertoire of band music; Kushol Gupta, (215) 898-8719; July 30-August 5.

*Penn EliteField Hockey Camp: 90 students entering grades 9-12 will improve field hockey game skills and strategy; Val Cloud, (215) 898-6308; June 30-August 2 and August 6-9.

*Penn Elite Girls Lacrosse Camp: 150 girls entering grades 10-12, intense sessions with much coaching; Karin Brower, (215) 898-8278; June 27-30 and July 5-8.

*Penn Elite Girls Basketball Camp: 80-100 girls in grades 9-11 will develop their basketball skills including shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding and defense; Patrick Knapp, (215) 898-6089; June 9-11.

*Penn Soccer Academy: instruction and competition for 40 children ages 7-13; Darren Ambrose, (215) 898-2923; June 19-23 and July 25-28.

*Penn Summer Gymnastics Camp: weekly sessions for 50 children ages 5-12 include gymnastics instruction and other activities; Tom Kovic, (215) 898-5316; June 12-July 30.

*Penn Tennis Camps: 60 children ages 6-15 will focus on technique, skill development, and match play; Michael Dowd, (215) 898-6958; August 14-19, 21-25 & August 28-September 1.

*Penn Women’s Volleyball Camps:improve fundamental skills as well as overall technical and strategic knowledge of the game, for 130 students ages 10-18; Kerry Major Carr, (215) 898-6495; August 10-13.

*Quaker Basketball Camp: instruction and competition for 300 boys and girls ages 7-18; Shawn Trice, (215) 898-6150; June 19-23 and June 26-June 30.

*Quaker Rowing Camp: sessions for teenagers ages 14-18 that includes water instruction, videotaping and ergometer training sessions; Mike Lane (215) 573-6175; June 24-27, July 8-11 & July 12-15.

*Quaker Swim Camp:30 children ages 8-17 will learn proper swimming techniques and current skills from collegiate-level staff; Cathy Holland, (215) 898-6138; June 19-23 and June 26-30.

*Speed and Sports Performance Camp: 20-60 students ages 13-18 will be taught how to increase their sport specific speed; James Cook, (215) 898-6149; July 24-27, July 31-August 3.

*Welcome America 4th of July High School Honor Band: 40-80 local high school musicians and flag twirlers will march in the Welcome America! Parade in Philadelphia; Kushol Gupta, (215) 898-8719;July 4.

Youth Academics

*Anthropologists in the Making: 65 children ages 8-15 will be immersed in  a different world culture each week at the Museum; Lauren Brown (215) 746-6774; June 26-August 18.

BCSPBiomedical Cognitive Summer Program (BCSP): 6 high school students work with international medical student scholars investigating how their own brain functions during their thought processes; Britton Chance; July 10-August 25.

Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program in Business: introduction to business principles for 30 high school seniors; Dawn Eastmond; July 5-August 4.

Leadership in the Business World (LBW): classes, trips and activities for 60 high school seniors to learn about leadership in a business organization; Helene Elting; July 2-30.

Management & Technology Institute: 50 high school seniors learn about the integration of technological concepts and management principles; Rob Weber/Lea Engle; July 9-29.

Pre-College Program: 220 local 11th-12th graders take beginner-level courses and live in dorms; John Krebs; June 24-August 5.

Penn Summer Mentorship Program: 30 students in grades 10-11 learn about careers in law, medicine or education and about college; Anita Gelburd; July 5-August 4.

Penn Summer Studios: intensive non-credit program for 75 11-12 graders consisting of studios and related activities; John Krebs; June 24-July 22.

Penn Summer Theatre Workshop: 16 high school juniors and seniors will study theatre and technique; John Krebs; June 24-July 22.

Pennsylvania Summer Science Initiative: 24 juniors & seniors participate in formal lectures, lab experiments and visits to industrial and academic labs; Andrew McGhie;July 10-August 4.

Penn Summer Science Academy: 150 11th-12th graders are taught by Penn scientists consisting of lab and field projects, math workshops, computer labs, seminars and site visits; John Krebs; June 24-July 22

Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology: 100-120 high school students experience challenging college-level coursework that combines sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting edge technologies; Christine Brisson; July 9-29.

Talent Search Program Summer Academic Institute: 30 13-14 year-olds from the Overbrook Cluster participate in academic and enrichment activities; Kenneth Perry; June 19-July 14.

Upward Bound: 45 students in grades 10-12 participate in a pre-college program with a strong academic focus; Judy Green; June 25-July 28.

Undergrads

Center for Africana Studies Summer Institute: 50 incoming freshmen are introduced to major intellectual and cultural themes and currents in 19th and 20th century African-American experience; Tukufu Zuberi; July 22-29.

McNair Summer Research Institute:10 Penn undergrads will conduct graduate-level research projects with Penn faculty mentors; Janet Thomas; May 16-June 23.

NROTC Student Orientation: for 35 incoming freshmen; Lt. Megan Magee; August 20-25.

NSF/AMP (Greater Phila. Region Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) Undergraduate 

Research: 10 undergrads work on cutting-edge research in various disciplines; Cora Ingrum; May 26-August 4.

NSF–Research Experience for Undergraduates: 20 rising seniors & juniors work with a Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter affiliated faculty member on an independent research project; Andrew McGhie; May 30-August 4.

PENNCap Pre-Freshman Program:  110 freshman preview intellectual & social life at the University; Pamela Edwards; July 29-August 27

Pre-Medical Enrichment Program: prepares 10 under-represented minority students for careers in academic medicine or other positions of leadership in medicine; Jerry Johnson; May 15-July 21.

Summer Institute in Business and Technology: 25 undergraduates will be provided an intense academic experience in business and technology and, also, a cultural and English language immersion experience for international students; Joseph Sun/Anne Greenhalgh; July 14-August 13.

Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Sensor Technologies (SUNFEST):research opportunities in general area of sensor technologies for 10 undergrads in science and engineering; Jan Van der Spiegel; May 30-August 6.

Summer Undergraduate Internship Program in the Biomedical Sciences: 25-30 undergrads work under the supervision of a faculty mentor, attend research seminars; Susan Ross; June 3-August 11.

Undergraduate Summer Workshop in Cognitive Science:25 undergrads  learn about the growing fields of cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience; Sharon Thompson-Schill; June 5-16.

Grad Students

City Planning Summer Institute: non-credit courses for 40 students of urban design, economics, statistics & city & regional planning; Eugenie Birch; August 1-25.

Collaboration with Southern Africa: 2 faculty members from Southern Africa participate in a program of research collaboration with Penn faculty; Andrew McGhie; June 22-July 28.

Landscape Architecture Summer Institute: introduces 30-40 incoming School of Design students to the fundamental elements of landscape architecture; Diane Pringle; August 7-September 1.

Summer Institute for International Business Students (SIIBS):prepares 35 speakers of English as a second language for the demands of graduate business school; James Riedel; July 3-July 28.

Summer Preparatory Program in Architecture: non-credit courses for 35 incoming master of architecture students; Detlef Mertins; June 26-August 11.

Adults/Professionals

International Business Communication Program (IBCP): business English and U.S. culture for 25 working professionals; James Reidel; July 3-28 & August 1-15.

Nova Academy Program in English and U.S. Culture: 30 adults from Nova Language Academy in Japan learn English and acquire sociocultural experiences; Kara Bundy; July 31-August 11.

NSF–Research Experience for Teachers:five high school science teachers learn to incorporate materials-related issues into their curricula; Andrew McGhie; June 19-July 28.

SAS Training Program for International Teaching Assistants (ITA): prepares 35 prospective TAs for teaching assignments by increasing their ability to become more intelligible speakers of English; Christos Theodoropulos; June 27-August 24.

U.S. State Department Summer Institute for Language Educators from South Africa: 28 adults receive intensive training in the fundamentals of content-based English as a Second Language materials development and delivery; Heather Williams; June 19-July 29.

Veterans’ Upward Bound: assists 45 veterans from the Philadelphia region to obtain a post-secondary education; Diane Sandefur; May 8-August 10.

 

 

Enjoying a Safe Summer

We welcome you to Penn and encourage you to learn about all of the safety services available to you.

How to contact us:

  • Call our general information line at (215) 898-7297 or visit us online at www.publicsafety.upenn.edu.
  • In an emergency, dial 511 from any campus phone. If you are off-campus, dial (215) 573-3333.

Services to Enhance Your Security:

  • Riding Escort Service: (215) 898-RIDE.
  • 24-hour Walking Escort Service: (215) 898-WALK.
  • Safety Presentations and Materials: Members of the Division of Public Safety will provide safety information including brochures, videos, and presentations upon request. To request materials or arrange for a presentation, please contact our Special Services Department at (215) 898-4481.
  • Bicycle Registration: You may register your bicycle with the Division of Public Safety at 4040 Chestnut Street to reduce the probability of theft and to increase the chances of recovery in the event that it is lost or stolen.
  • Blue Light Phones: If you observe a potential safety hazard or require Penn Police assistance, contact the Division of Public Safety from one of more than 200 blue light emergency phones on campus and in the surrounding community. Just pick up the receiver or press the button.

    –Division of Public Safety

 


Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 34, May 23, 2006

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

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