19 The University as an Agent of Global Change; 5:30-8:15 p.m.; Jon M. Huntsman Hall. Continues April 20, 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m.; info./register: www.gdi.upenn.edu (Penn Global Development Initiative).
18 Bog Down; paintings by Alana Bograd; reception: 7:30 p.m.; Kelly Writers House Art Gallery. Through April 30 .
FITNESS AND LEARNING
21 Art-making: Mosaics and Arabic Calligraphy; with Hazami Sayed, architect/founder of Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture and Neel El-Sherif, art student; 2 p.m.; Walnut St. West Branch of Phila. Library, 40th & Walnut St. ( Philadelphia Library).
19 Return to Pangaea; improv/comedy; 7 p.m.; auditorium, Houston Hall; $5/Locust Walk, $6/door. Also April 21, 8 p.m. (Without a Net).
24 2007 Vittorini Prizes for Undergraduate Distinction in Italian; 4:30-6 p.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall (Center for Italian Studies).
Open House for the Graduate Program in Public Health; 5-6:30 p.m.; lobby and auditorium, BRB II/III (Graduate Program in Public Health).
19 Providing the Opportunity to Learn: Standards,Policies, and the Achievement Gap; Andrew Porter, incoming GSE dean; 4:30 p.m.; Woodlands Ballroom, Inn at Penn (GSE).
Fels Institute of Government: Delivering Public Services — Policy, Networks & Governance Series
Noon-2 p.m. unless otherwise noted; Seminar Room; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
19 Network Governance; Paul Posner, George Mason University; Ronald Utt, The Heritage Foundation.
24 Leadership for Results; Anne Khademian, Virginia Tech; Lisa Neuberger, Accenture Institute for Public Service Value.
26 State and Local Initiatives for Public Services; Feather Houstoun, The William Penn Foundation; Ann Torregrossa, PA Governor’s Office of Health Care Reform, 1-3 p.m.
60-Second Lectures (SAS)
Noon; 37th & Locust; rain location: Houston Hall.
18 Brokeback Nation; Heather Love, English.
25 An Open Letter to Mister Rogers ; Camille Charles, sociology.