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May 25, 2010 Volume 56, No. 34
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/ or the University’s website, www.upenn.edu. Listing of a phone number normally means tickets, reservations or registration required.
Academic Calendar Summer Programs Children's Activities Conferences Exhibits Films Fitness/ Learning Meetings Music On Stage Readings/
Special Events Sports Talks



First Session Classes end.


Independence Day Observed (no classes).


Second Session Classes begin.


Second Session; 12-Week Evening Session Classes end.



Forty Winks with the Sphinx Sleepover; overnight expedition through the Penn Museum; ages 6-12; 5:30 p.m.-9 a.m.; $50, $45/members. Through June 12 (Museum).

Morris Arboretum
Register: (215) 247-5777 ext. 156 or 125.


Garden Railway presents Circus Week; learn the history of the circus and watch for a few surprises; free with regular admission. Through July 5.


Out on a Limb’s Birthday Celebration; 11 a.m-1 p.m.; free w/ regular admission.


XPN Kids Corner at the Arboretum Concert Series; crafts and activities,  5:30 p.m.; concert, 6:30 p.m. Also 8/12.

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


Hullabaloo; twang, funk, rock, folk and blues in time-tested favorites.


Shushybye; catchy rock, swing jazz, Latin, R&B, and more music for preschoolers.


The Cat’s Pajamas; a musical comedy twist to high-octane kid rock.


The Verve Pipe; a compilation of family friendly jams; $12/adults, $10/children.


Billy Jonas; sing-a-longs, bandalongs, whisperalongs, and improvised songs; $15/adults, $12/children.

conference Index 


Restoring our Native Ecosystems; re-envision the future of the suburban landscapes that surround us; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Morris Arboretum; $140; RSVP: (215) 247-5777 (Morris Arboretum).

exhibits Index 

Admission Donations and Hours


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; free; Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 7 a.m.-1 p.m.


Charles Addams Gallery: free; Mon.-Fri.; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


Fox Art Gallery, Claudia Cohen Hall: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA): free admission; Wed.-Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


International House: Mon-Fri, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.


Morris Arboretum: $14; $12/seniors, $7/kids 3-17, students; free/members and kids under 3; Weekdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Weekends 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


Penn Museum: $10, $7/seniors, $6/ children 6-17 and full-time students w/PennCard, free/members; Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Pay-what-you want after 3:30 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m., Pay-what-you-want after 4 p.m.


Slought Foundation: free; Wed.-Sat. 1-6 p.m.


Van Pelt-Dietrich Library: free/ID required; for hours see: http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi.



Greg Dunn: Sumi Style Prints; Burrison Gallery. Through August 6.


Daniel Gerwin: Abstract Paintings; Burrison Gallery. Through September 17.  



Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World); survey of the photography, embroidery, textiles and performances of the illustrator, author, and designer; ICA. Through June 6.


Commercial America; the closure of the commerical museum and questions about storage and preservation; Slought Foundation. Through June 12. 


Work Studies In Schools; video artist Darcy Lange; Slought Foundation. Through June 14. 


An Ordinall of Alchimy; collaborative work by Mark Dion, Robert Williams and resident fellows at the PA Artist’s Colony Mildred’s Lane; Slought Foundation. Through June 14.


Ten Years Painting Tuscany: A Retrospective; Leslie Ehrin; Burrison Gallery. Through June 25.   


Ceramic Interactions: Steve Keister; clay art inspired by the museum collections; Mesoamerican Gallery, Penn Museum. Through June 27.  


Laughing Matters: Soviet Propaganda in Khrushchev’s Thaw, 1956-1964; Soviet propaganda art from the “Thaw” period of post-Stalinist liberalization; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through June 27.


In Citizen’s Garb: Southern Plains Native Americans, 1889-1891; explores efforts to force Kiowa & Comanche nations to adopt “Euro” ways through dress, accompanied by Plains Indian clothing; Merle-Smith Gallery West, Penn Museum. Through June 20.


Nowhere Fast; recent works by Philadelphia-based artist Jordan Griska who creates large-scale sculptural works and performances that combine themes of the body, science and exploration; Esther Klein Gallery. Through June 25.


PAFA; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts students and IHouse residents works of traditional drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking; International House. Through July 3. 


Selected Portraits by David S. Kessler; InLiquid Art + Design Video Installation; International House. Through July 3.  


Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania; Penn Museum. Through July 10, 2011.  


Video Art: Replay Part 3: Ludicrous!; ICA. Through August 1


Queer Voice; video, installation and audio works using the “queered” voice as material; ICA. Through August 1.


Reading Pictures: Sixteenth-Century European Illustrated Books; Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through August 15.


Flora of Pennsylvania; specimens and botanical drawings celebrating the state’s flora; Upper Gallery, Widener Center, Morris Arboretum. Through September.


Garden Railway: American Roadside Attractions; miniature buildings made of natural materials; Morris Arboretum. Through September 6


Springfield Mills; photography by Guillermo Torres of the Arboretum’s Springfield Grist Mill; lower gallery, Widener Center, Morris Arboretum. Ongoing.


meta Metasequoia; see the world from among a canopy of redwood limbs; Morris Arboretum. Ongoing.


Iraq’s Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur’s Royal Cemetery; notes, photos and artifacts from Penn’s famous 1922 excavation; Penn Museum. Ongoing. Collective Imprints; visual art that celebrates the life and history of The Rotunda; The Rotunda. Ongoing.

  What in the World; Penn Museum; extended through Summer 2011.

Ongoing at the Penn Museum
                  Amarna: Ancient Egypt’s Place in the Sun; 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; Buddhism: History & Diversity of a Great Tradition; Africa: The Cradle of Humankind; Polynesia: ‘ahu’ula + lei niho palaoa (closing June 1, 2010).

films Index 


Whenever Wednesday: Screening/Salon/Cabaret/Disco; 6:30 p.m.; ICA (ICA).

International House
Screenings with English subtitles. See www.ihousephilly.org for ticket prices.


House (Hausu); Japanese; 7 p.m.; preceded by Courtesy: A Good Eggsample.


Road Games & Patrick; 8 p.m. $10, cash only.


Phantom Carriage; 7 p.m.; silent.


Pickpocket; French; 7 p.m.


Close-Up; Persian; 7 p.m.

fitness / learning Index 


New Parents @ Penn; meets every other Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.; contact Penn Women’s Center (215) 898-8611 for dates.


Jazzercise; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays & Thursdays; Newman Center; $8/class; $6/students; contact Carolyn Hamilton: (215) 662-3293 (days) or (610) 446-1983 (evenings).


Summer Studio with Anthony Campuzano; artist will transform the ICA into a freeform art school and working  studio; 2nd floor gallery, ICA; free; for program details see, www.icaphila.org (ICA).

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


The Penn Perspective; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $75; 2 days.


Brown Bag Matinee—Focus Your Vision; noon-1 p.m.; free.


Career Focus Brown Bag—Interviewing for Success; noon-1 p.m.; free.


AMA’s Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $75; 2 days.


Brown Bag Matinee—The Abilene Paradox; noon-1 p.m.; free.


Career Focus Brown Bag—The Helping Hand: Coaching Skills for Managers; noon-1 p.m.; free.


Words at Work; 9 a.m.-noon; $75; Continues August 5 and 10. 


Teams: Who, What, When, Why & How; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $75. Continues August 12.


Brown Bag Matinee—Whale Done; noon-1 p.m.; free.


Career Focus Brown Bag—Negotiation Skills: The Sluggers Come Home...; noon-1 p.m.; free.

Morris Arboretum
Register: (215) 247-5777 ext. 156 or 125.


Yoga around the Garden; vinyasa (flow style) yoga; Tuesdays through August 3; 7-8:15 p.m.; $18/session, $16/members, walk-ins or single sessions/$20 cash only.


Building Rustic Furniture: A Simple Three-Legged Stool or Plant Stand; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; $60, $50/members.


Flower and Plant “Portraits” with Color Pencil; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $133, $110/members. Also June 12.


Garden Discovery Series: Miniature Stick Sculpture; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.


Open Guided Tour; every Saturday and Sunday; 2-3 p.m.


Yoga Out on a Limb; 8:30-10 a.m.; Sundays, 7/11, 8/1, 9/19; $25, $20/members; no registration required.


Integrating Stylish Art and Accents into Your Garden; 10-11:30 a.m.; $30, $25/members.


Summer Solstice: Celebrate the Summer Light, the Gardens, and You; gentle restorative vinyasa yoga, surya namaskar (sun salutations), meditation, and a light gourmet meal; 6-10 p.m.; $45, $40/members.


Summer Painting En Plein Air; section B: 6/27, 1-3 p.m.; $35, $30/members.


Iris to Go: Division Workshop; 10 a.m.-noon; $30, $25/members.


Oak Allée; read about how roots work, how they grow, and what they do for trees; first Saturday of each month; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.


Great Trees Tour; Sundays, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25; 1-2 p.m.


Garden Discovery Series: Making Butter; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Technology Training Services
ISC Labs, 3650 Chestnut Street; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


Excel 2007 Introduction; $190. Also 7/8 and 8/5.


Word 2007 Intermediate; $190.


Adobe Illustrator CS4—Level 1; $300.


SharePoint 2007 Fundamentals; $396.


Photoshop CS4 Introduction; two-day course; $494.


Excel 2007 Intermediate; $190. Also 8/16.


PowerPoint 2007 Beyond the Basics; $190. Also 8/20.


Word 2007 Advanced; $190. Also 8/24.


HTML Fundamentals; two-day course; $494.


FileMaker Pro 10 Intermediate; $300.


Business Objects XI Desktop Intelligence Training; $380.


Cascading Style Sheets; two-day course; $570. Also 8/25.


Access 2007 Advanced; two-day course; $448. Also 8/18.


Windows 7: Transition from Windows XP; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 1:30-4:30 p.m.; $110. Also 7/6.


Visio 2007 Intermediate; $224. Also 8/27.  


Excel 2007 Advanced; $190. Also 8/31.


Word 2007 Introduction; $190.


Moving to Office 2007; $250.


HTML Advanced Authoring; $247.


Outlook 2007 Level 2; $190.


Photoshop CS4 Introduction; two-day course; $494.

Weigle Info Commons Workshops
Register for location. Open to faculty, staff and students. Register: http://wic.library.upenn.edu/workshops.


Blackboard: Walk-in Support; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; rm. 127. Also 6/2, 3-4:30 p.m.; 6/3, 1-2:30 p.m.; 6/4, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; .


Technically Speaking Series: Illustrator; noon-1 p.m.; Also 7/22, 1-2 p.m. & 8/24, 2-3 p.m.


PubMed: Tips and Tricks; noon-1 p.m.


PowerPoint: Advanced; noon-1:30 p.m.


Refworks: Health and Life Science; noon-1:30 p.m.


Technically Speaking Series: InDesign; noon-1 p.m.; Also 7/29, 1-2 p.m. & 8/31, 2-3 p.m.


Getting Your Hands on that Article!; noon-1 p.m.


Zotero; noon-1 p.m.


PhotoShop: Basics; 10 a.m.-noon; Also 6/21, noon-1:30 p.m.; 7/1, 1-3 p.m. & 8/3, 2-4 p.m.


Microsoft Excel: Data Analysis; noon-1:30 p.m.


NIH Public Access Policy; noon-1 p.m.


Photoshop: Layers; noon-1:30 p.m. Also 6/22, 10 a.m.-noon; 7/15, 1-3 p.m;  8/17, 2-4 p.m.


Creating Bibliographies on the Fly Using Scopus; noon-1 p.m.


Microsoft Excel: Basics; noon-1:30 p.m.


iMovie; 10:30 a.m.-noon. Also 7/8, 1-2:30 p.m and  8/10, 2-3:30 p.m.


PowerPoint: Animation; noon-1 p.m.


Refworks; 2-3:30 p.m.


iMovie; 1-2:30 p.m.


PhotoShop; 1-3 p.m.


Excel Basics; 3-4 p.m.


Illustrator; 1-2 p.m.


InDesign; 1-2 p.m.


Refworks; 2-3:30 p.m.


iMovie; 2-3:30 p.m.


Excel Basics; 2-3 p.m.


PhotoShop Layers; 2-4 p.m.


Illustrator; 2-3 p.m.


InDesign; 2-3 p.m.

Meetings Index 


*CANCELLED* PPSA Board Meeting; noon; rm. 302, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; RSVP: ppsa@exchange.upenn.edu. *CANCELLED*


Board of Trustees Spring Full Board Meeting; Houston Hall; RSVP: (215) 898-7005. Through June 18.

music Index 


4th Annual Groovin’ in the Garden Summer Concert Series; jazz in the garden, bring a picnic dinner, free beer tastings 6-7 p.m.; 7 p.m.; Morris Arboretum; Also 7/22.

Annenberg Center
Tickets: www.AnnenbergCenter.org.


Dee Dee Bridgewater: To Billie with Love­—A Celebration of Lady Day; 7:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $20-$45, $50 package includes dinner at World Cafe Live. 

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



LIVE Performance: Actor Thierry Lundy; one-man-show; 7 p.m.; Penn Bookstore.

Readings/signings Index 


Priceless; Robert K. Wittman; 6 p.m.; Penn Museum; $10, $5/members, free/Penn Students (Museum).

Penn Bookstore
Info.: www.upenn.edu/bookstore.


Mad Poets/Light of Unity Poetry Series; $7, $5/seniors, MPS members, free/Penn faculty & staff; 6 p.m. Also 7/1, 8/5, 9/2.


Burned: A Memoir; Louise Nayer; 3:30 p.m.


The Meaning of Matthew: My Son’s Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed; Judy Shepard; 6:30 p.m.


Philadelphia Originals; Joseph Glantz; noon.


Kaboom: Embracing the Suck in a Savage Little War; Matt Gallagher; 6:30 p.m.


The Lost Cyclist; David Herlihy; 6 p.m.

special events Index 


Moonlight & Roses Gala; enjoy cocktails in the Rose Garden and dinner and dancing under the stars; 6 p.m.-midnight; Morris Arborteum; request an invitation, (215) 247-5777 ext 161 (Arboretum).


Wharton Programs for Working Professionals Information Session; 6-7:30 p.m.; rm. F95, Jon M. Huntsman Hall; RSVP: (215) 898-2888 by May 27 (Wharton).


Friday Farmers’ Market at The Radian; weekly event featuring local foods and live music; noon-2 p.m.; Radian Plaza (UCD). Also every Friday in June and July.


The Queen’s Tea; summer dresses, hats & gloves and all the frilliness and gaiety of summer w/ featured guests; noon-2 p.m.; Carriage House; RSVP: (215) 898-0104 (AARC).


PennMOVES Community Sale; early admittance fee of $5 for entry on a first-come, first-served basis between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.; 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Penn Ice Rink (PennMOVES).

6/21 Staff and Faculty College Search Seminars; info about applying to college for Penn families, whether or not you plan on applying to Penn; 4-5:30 p.m.; Class of 49 Auditorium, Houston Hall; RSVP: (215) 746-6952 (Undergraduate Admissions).


Global Gala 2010: A Midsummer’s Night Soiree; a celebration of the people, culture and cuisine of Europe; 6:30 p.m.; International House; tickets: (215) 895-6553 (International House).


Worldwide Alumni Reunion; join I- House alumni from around the world to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the International House Worldwide movement; 6:30 p.m.; International House; register: http://alumnireunionphiladelphia.eventbrite.com, $20 through June 1, $35 after June 1. Through June 27 (International House).

College of Liberal and Professional Studies
Info.: www.PennLPS.org


Pre-Health Information Session; 5:30 p.m.


Master of Liberal Arts Employee Luncheon; noon.


Master of Environmental Studies Employee Luncheon; 1 p.m.


Continuing Education Information Session; 5:30 p.m.


Walk-In Wednesdays; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 4:30-6 p.m. Also July 14 and 21.


LPS Employee Information Session; noon.

Talks Index 


Structure of the Catalytic Subunit of Telomerase: Evidence for the Mechanism of Telomere Replication; Emmanuel Skordalakes, Wistar; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).


Great Archaeological Discoveries: The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial and the Origins of the English Speaking Peoples; Richard Hodges, Museum; 6 p.m.; Penn Museum; $10/door, $5/advance, free/members (Museum).


International Perspectives on Adherence and Resistance to HIV Antiretroviral Therapy; David Bangsberg, Harvard University; 1 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Centers for AIDS Research).


Signaling Phagocytosis: Dynamics of Receptors, Phospholipids and the Cytoskeleton; Sergio Grinstein, Hospital for Sick Children; 12:10 p.m.; rm. 13, John Morgan Bldg. (Institute for Environmental Medicine).


Title TBA; Vijay Kumar, mechanical engineering and applied mechanics; 4 p.m.; rm. 248, Anatomy-Chemistry Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).


Like Politics, All Water Interactions Are Local; Jane Vanderkooi, biochemistry and biophysics; 4 p.m.; rm. 248, Anatomy-Chemistry Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).


Meeting the Challenges of Accountability & Performance for Improved Health, Education and Social Services; Donald Kettl, University of Maryland; 3:30 p.m.; Class of 1949 Auditorium, Houston Hall; RSVP by June 4: www.gse.upenn.edu/child/greenfieldrsvp (GSE).

Summer Programs Index 


Al Bagnoli’s All Star Football Camp: 300 boys, ages 16-19, improve basic skills and learn offensive and defensive techniques; Jake Silverman, jacobsil@upenn.edu; July 18-21.

John Cole’s Summer Classic High School Baseball Camps: 40 high school students; John Cole, (215) 898-6282; June 11-13, July 26-29.

Levy Pavilion JR Summer Camp:  500 students ages 6-16 improve their tennis skills while learning teamwork; Hal Mackin, (215) 898-4741; ten one-week sessions; June 24-August 13.

Nike Running Camp: 45 children ages 12-18 learn fundamentals of running, jumping and throwing; Gwendolyn Harris, (215) 898-4249; July 11-15.

Penn Elite Field Hockey Camp: 50-100 students entering grades 9-12 improve field hockey game skills and strategy; Colleen Fink, (215) 898-6308; August 1-4.

Penn Gymnastics Camp: 25 children per week ages 5-12, includes gymnastics instruction and other activities; John Ceralde, (215) 746-5708; June 7-August 6.

Penn Junior Fencing Camp: 200 participants; 14-17 year-old fencers with at least one year of competitive fencing experience; Andy Ma, (215) 898-6116; July 18-31.

Penn Red & Blue Elite Women’s Basketball Camp: 75 high school students; Michael McLaughlin, (215) 898-5496; June 25-27.

Penn Quaker Basketball Camp: 3 sessions; 115 participants; Jerome Allen, (215) 898-0280; June 18-25.

Penn Tennis Camps: 3 weekly sessions; 70 participants per week; ages 6-14; Michael Dowd, (215) 898-6958.

Penn Soccer Academy: instruction and competition for 35 and 55 children per week; ages 6-13; Darren Ambrose, (215) 898-2923; June 14-18 and July 19-23.

Penn Summer Rowing Camp: 40 participants ages 13-18; Mike Lane, (215) 898-6283; June 21-August 19.

Penn Quaker Rowing Camp: 240 participants ages 13-18; Mike Lane, (215) 898-6283; July 19-August 7.

Quaker Swim Camp: 50-60 participants ages 8-18; 2 sessions; Michael Schnur (215) 898-6138; June 14-18 and June 21-25.

Penn Volleyball Camp: 100 participants ages 14-18; Ryan Goodwin, (215) 898-4843; August 5-8.

Youth Academics

Academy of Finance at Wharton: 20 participants; grades 11-12; July 11-17.

Anthropologists in the Making:  65 children ages 7-13 learn a different world culture each week at the Museum; Erin Jensen, (215) 898-4066; June 21-August 13.

Boot Up! Summer Camp: 15 children grades 10-11 will study computer science as part of a larger National Science Foundation (NSF) project; June 21-July 2.

Career Builders Internship Program: 95 students ages 15-18 explore real-life work experience in their chosen field of interest; June 27-July 24 and July 25-August 14.

InnoWorks: 50 students in grades 6-8 learn problem-solving and analytical skills; August 30-September x.

International Leadership with Model UN: 60 students, grades 10-12; June 27-July 24.

Leadership in the Business World (LBW): classes, trips and activities for 60-100 seniors to learn about leadership in a business organization; July 4-31.

Leadership in the Business World West (LBW): classes, trips and activities for 4-50 high school seniors to learn about leadership in a business organization; July 24-31.

Management & Technology Institute: 50 high school seniors learn about the integration of technological concepts and management principles; July 11-31.

Summer Adventure at the Morris Arboretum: 16 participants ages 6-8; June 21-25.

Penn Summer Art & Architecture Studios: non-credit program for 60 10th-12th graders, studios and related activities; July 4-31.

Penn Band Summer Music Camp: 15-30 students entering grades 9-12 participate in lectures, leadership and team training, and a diverse repertoire of band music; July 25-31.

PENNCAP Pre-Freshman Program: 100 incoming pre-freshman; July 31-August 28. 

PennGEMS: 45 girls grades 7-8 participate in “Girls in Engineering, Math and Science”; August 2-6.

Penn High School Chinese Academy: 30 high school students study two levels of beginning Chinese; July 6-August 13.

SEAS Summer Mentoring Program: 10-12 students in grades 11-12.

Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology (SAAST): 145 students in grades 10-12; July 11-30.

Penn Nursing Summer Institute: 20 students grades 11-12; July 4-31.

Penn Summer Biomedical Research Academy: 72 students grades 11-12; July 5-31.

Penn Summer High School Programs: 300-350 students ages 15-17; July 5-August 15.

Summer Mentorship Program: 65 particpants in grades 10-11; July 7-August 7.

Penn Summer Physics Academy: 32 students grades 11-12; July 6-31.

Penn Summer Science Initiative: 24 participants in grades 10-11; July 12-August 6.

Teen Research and Education in Environmental Science (TREES): 8 participants grades 9-12; June 28-July 30.

Upward Bound: 40 participants grades 10-12; June 28-July 29.

Upward Bound Math/Science: 50 participants ages 14-17; June 25-August 3.

Upward Bound/Neuroscience Graduate Group Research Internship: 4 students in grades 11-12; June 28-July 29.

WHYY Film Production Academy:5 students ages 15-18; July 4-24.


Azabu University Veterinary Student Exchange: 16 Japanese veterinary students observe the Vet School; July 31-August 15.

Business and Culture: 90 undergraduates; 2 sessions; June 28-July 23 and August 2-27.

Center for Africana Studies Summer Institute: 70 incoming freshmen are introduced to intellectual and cultural themes of the African American experience; July 24-31.

CTSA Summer Undergraduate Internship Program: 12 undergraduates; June 7-30.

Computational Neuroscience Summer Program: 18 undergraduates; June 1-August 13.

Conversation and Culture: 120 International undergraduates experience American culture and learn conversational English through classroom instruction and field trips in and around Philadelphia; June 28-July 23 and August 2-27.

McNair Summer Research Institute: 6-8 Penn undergraduates will conduct graduate-level research projects with Penn faculty mentors; May 17-July 1.

NIDA Summer Students Program for Addiction Medicine: 4 undergraduates; May 31-August 6.

NSF Research Undergraduate Experience (NSF-RUE): 17 undergraduates; June 1-August 6.

NSF/AMP (Greater Philadelphia Region Alliance for Minority Participation) Undergraduate Research: 10 undergraduates work on cutting-edge research projects in mathematics, science and engineering; May 27-August 6.

Short Term Educational Experience in Research (STEER): 8-10 undergraduates; June 28-July 30.

STARTALK Hindi and Urdu Summer Language Programs: 20 students in grades 9-12; July 7-27.

Summer Institute in Business and Technology (SIBT): 45 undergraduates; July 17-August 14.

Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR): 6 undergraduates; May 24-July 31.

Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Sensor Technologies (SUNFEST): 12 undergraduates; May 29-August 8.

Summer Undergraduate Internship Program in Biomedical Sciences: 30 undergraduates; June 7-August 13

12th Annual Undergraduate Summer Workshop: 28 undergraduates; June 6-19.

Grad Students

Econ 897 Math Camp 2008: 30 incoming PhD students; July 19-August 27.

Fulbright FLTA Summer Orientation: 55 graduate students; August 22-26.

Fulbright Pre-Academic Program: 38 post-graduate students, ages 25-30; August 1-21.

International Business Communication Program (IBCP): business English and US culture for 24 graduate students; June 28-July 23, August 2-27.

Landscape Architecture Summer Institute: 35-40 incoming students from the School of Design are introduced to the fundamental elements of landscape architecture; August 9-September 3.

PASS Pre-Enrollment Program: 31 graduate students from Penn Dental; March 29-June 12.

Summer City Planning Institute: 40 graduate students.

Summer Institute of International Students (SIIBS): 20-24 participants ages 25-35; June 28-July 21.

SAS Training Program for International Teaching Assistants (ITA): 40 graduate students; June 29-August 27.

Architecture Summer Preparatory Studio: 13-25 graduate students; June 28-August 13.


Introduction to Dentistry: 13 adults will be exposed to the skills necessary for procedures used in dentistry; June 20-25.

Penn LLM: English for Legal Studies: 20 students, ages 25-40; July 26-September 2.

Veterans Upward Bound: 40 adults; May 3-August 5.

2010 Summer Hours for University Services and Facilities Index 

Visit http://summeratpenn.upenn.edu/ for information on academic, athletic, social, recreational and multicultural programs and events offered or conducted at Penn during the summer. Most offices are closed May 31, July 5 and September 6.

Accounts Payable: Open: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Annenberg Center Box Office: Open: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 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.

Christian Association: Open: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Friday. 

Computer Connection: Summer hours June 1-August 1. Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed May 31, July 5 and Sundays. 

Class of 1923 Ice Rink: Closed for the summer.

Hillel: Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Housing and Conference Services: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed weekends. 

Houston Hall: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m.; May operate on extended hours for special events. Closed May 29 and July 4.

Houston Market: June 2-July 3: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art:  Open: Wednesday-Friday, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Galleries closed August 2-September 16, but offices will remain open.

Kelly Writers House: Open: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Info.: (215) 573-9748 or  wh@writing.upenn.edu.

Levy Tennis Pavilion: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Some Saturdays in June, 9 a.m.-noon; Closed Saturdays and Sundays in July & August; 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 major holidays. Info.: (215) 580-7800 or www.ucityphila.org/getting_around/lucy

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.-3 p.m.; Closed: Fridays until August 27; May 31, July 5 & September 6; Open for 12:05 p.m. Mass Monday-Friday. Info.: (215) 898-7575.

Penn Bookstore: Open May 31-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 and July 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Regular hours resume July 31. 

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

Pottruck Health Center: Open: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed: July 3-5 & August 20-22.

Registrar: Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Info.: www.upenn.edu/registrar.

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

Student Health Service: June 1-July 2: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9-11:30 a.m.; July 3, 9-11:30 a.m.; July 6-September 1: Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, 9-11:30 a.m. Closed: May 31 & July 4-5.

Transportation: Shuttle, Monday-Sunday, 6 p.m.-7 a.m.; PennBus West, Monday-Friday, 4:45 p.m.-midnight; PennBus, Monday-Friday, 5:15 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

University Club: morning 7:30-10 a.m.; buffet lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed May 31, July 5 and September 6.
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center: Open: 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. Regular hours resume September 5.

Summer Safety at Penn Index 

How To Contact Public Safety:

Emergencies: Call (215) 573-3333 or dial 511 from any campus phone.

    Please program this number into your cell phone speed dial as “Penn Pub Safety.” Use this number for all medical and emergency-related calls, including the reporting of suspicious behavior, or to reach Penn Police & Public Safety personnel.

General information: Call (215) 898-7297 or visit us online at www.publicsafety.upenn.edu for more information.

Safety and Security Services:

Business Services’ Penn Ride Service: (215) 898-RIDE (7433). Available from 6 p.m.-3 a.m. daily (On-call for emergencies, 3 a.m.-7 a.m.), operating between 50th & 20th St. & Spring Garden St. to Woodland Ave.

Walking Escort Service: (215) 898-WALK (9255). Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, between 43rd & 30th St. and Market St. to Baltimore Ave. Escorts are also available from 10 a.m. until 3 a.m. between 50th & 30th and Spring Garden Street to Woodland Ave. via the University’s partnership with the University District Ambassador Program.

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 or submit a form online at www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/Resources_forms.asp

Blue Light Phones: If you observe a potential safety hazard, need a walking escort, 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.

Property Registration: Penn Students and Faculty/Staff can register their bicycles, electronic equipment and other valuable property, online with the University of Pennsylvania Police Department.  Students can also purchase a U-Lock through their SFS account.

       Students: Access Campus Express Online via http://campusexpress.upenn.edu

       Faculty/Staff: Access U@Penn via www.upenn.edu/u@penn

UPennAlert: The UPennAlert Emergency Notification System enables fast and efficient dissemination of critical information to members of the University community during a major emergency via text messaging, voicemail, e-mail, digital displays and the Penn Siren Outdoor System (Penn SOS). If you have not done so already, please take a few minutes now to register or update your contact information. All information is secure and confidential.

     Students: Access Penn InTouch via Penn Portal at www.upenn.edu/penn_portal

     Faculty/Staff: Access the Penn Directories via, www.upenn.edu/directories

Safety Practices: The Division of Public Safety asks that all members engage the idea that “Safety and Security is a Shared Responsibility.” Please remember to take your personal property with you at all times, don’t leave doors unlocked and report suspicious behavior.

    ––Division of Public Safety