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Events of interest—on campus and around the world.
Highlights for September/October. For more detailed listings, please see Alumni Calendar.



Baltimore. Sept. 20, join fellow alumni at a cocktail reception with James Riepe, chair of the Trustees of the University. Watch your mail for additional information.

Chicago. Join Prof. Richard Zettler and area alumni for a reception, discussion and viewing of the Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur at the Oriental Institute Museum (University of Chicago campus), 1155 East 58th Street, on Sun., Nov. 19. This travelling Penn exhibit features exquisite artwork from Sumeria. Please contact Abby Wise at (773) 975-4227 or <> or check the club Web site at ( for more information.

Cleveland. The first September Screamer is planned for the 21st: join us at Fish Bones from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and welcome the Class of 2000. There is a cash bar, but wear something that identifies you as a Penn alumnus. RSVP to Patricia Fowler Hall (216) 383-1760, <>, or Nora Walsh (216) 521-2599, <>. On Thurs., Oct. 5, Jillian’s in Cleveland Heights will be the scene of an Intercollegiate Mixer from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Penn, Duke, UVA, Northwestern and UNC alumni clubs, $15 per person includes hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks, and use of the pool tables; cash bar. RSVP to Michael Hynds (216) 321-9073 or <>. Checks should be made payable to the Penn Club of Cleveland and sent to Michael Hynds, 2165 North Saint James Parkway, Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44106. For more information, other club activities and membership, contact Barbara Franklin, at (216) 292-6750 or <>, and check our local Web site (

New England. Events are being planned for the Penn-Yale game in New Haven and the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, both on Oct. 21. For more details, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (215) 898-7811.

New York. PennNYC is planning its fall events, including the Highball, scheduled for Nov. 3 at the Penn Club. To sign up to get involved, please contact Eveie Wilpon at <> or Danny Boockvar at <>.

Philadelphia. On Wed., Oct. 4, join fellow alumni at the Wilma Theatre for the American premiere of Spin, “a hilarious and timely look at the American political system: a play about two political spin doctors who will do anything to get their candidates elected.” Join members of the Penn and Wharton clubs and PennGALA at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Thurs., Nov. 2, for Van Gogh: Face to Face. A private, sensational dinner at the museum restaurant, followed by a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit of this great artist’s portraiture. For additional information call Lee Shlifer at (215) 627-2300 or <>, or visit the Web site at ( On Sat., Nov. 4, Penn goes to play Princeton; e-mail <> about a possible tailgate party there. If interested in planning or hosting young-alumni events, contact Robin Barone at <>. This fall’s happy hours are Wed., Sept. 20, at Chin-Chin, the bar at 1614 Locust, with drink specials and good conversation from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and live music at 8:30 p.m.; and on Wed., Oct. 11 at the Boathouse Row Bar in the Rittenhouse Hotel from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Washington. Sept. 24 is the date for Table for Eight at Aditi Indian Restaurant, 3299 M Street, NW, (202) 625-6825. For details, contact Derek Ho at <>

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Alumni are invited and encouraged to suggest candidates, who must be degree-holding alumni, for two
at-large alumni-trustee positions and one mid-Atlantic alumni-trustee position (comprising Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia). Appointees to these positions will serve-five year terms, commencing in January 2002. Suggested candidates will be given consideration by the nominations committee of the University of Pennyslvania Alumni Society. Names should be sent by February 1, 2001 to: The University of Pennsylvania Alumni Society, c/o Executive Secretary, Office of Alumni Relations, E. Craig Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6226 or e-mail <>.


Alumni are invited to view the
revised University of Pennsylvania Alumni Society by-laws at (; contact the Office of Alumni Relations for a copy of the by-laws by calling (215) 898-7811 or e-mailing <>.
Approval of these amendments will be on the agenda for the Alumni Society board meeting in the Ben Franklin Room of Houston Hall on Friday,
November 10 at 4:00 p.m.


On Nov. 1-3, 2001, Penn women from all over the world will return to campus to celebrate 125 Years of Women at Penn. Plan to be part of this exciting milestone in Penn’s history. Join us for a reception, entertainment, panel discussions, and a luncheon with a well-known keynote speaker. Attend the unveiling of a sculpture honoring the 125 years of women at Penn, inaugurate a generational women’s walkway, and help launch a book about Penn women. For information or to help with our planning contact Angela Scott, associate director of alumni relations, <>.


Are you a Penn alumna or faculty member and written a book? We are planning a tribute to our female authors during the 125th Celebration of Women at Penn. Please contact Angela Scott with your name, how we can reach you, the name of your book, and a copy of your book cover. Don’t be left out—help us showcase our success.