Penn Current Express
News, Ideas and Conversations from the University of Pennsylvania Oct. 28, 2010
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1925 'Phantom of the Opera' unmasks on Oct. 29 in Irvine Auditorium
Phantom IrvineIf you haven't seen the original "The Phantom of the Opera" motion picture or have only watched it on television, now is your chance to catch the 1925 silent horror classic as it was meant to be seen--on the big screen accompanied by live music. On Friday, Oct. 29, Perelman Quad presents a screening of film in Irvine Auditorium at 7 p.m.

Free Penn eCards offer sustainable way to spread holiday cheer
Penn eCard
Penn's free eCard site, courtesy of the Business Services Division, has made sending holiday or greeting cards a lot quicker and easier. At www.upenn.edu/ecard, visitors can select from a variety of cards perfect for almost every occasion. The cards are sent via email and can be addressed to 100 recipients at a time.

From the classroom to the voting booths
Penn Leads the Vote
Established in 2004, Penn Leads the Vote (PLTV) is a group that works to get students of all political stripes to show up at the polls on Election Day. In 2008, Penn undergraduates achieved more than an 89 percent turnout at the polls. This year, PLTV has already registered more than 840 students on campus. 

Global Registry
The University has created a digital Global Activities Registry to collect information about worldwide Penn initiatives, with the ultimate goal of making pre-travel planning, scholarly collaboration, tracking and emergency notification easier to manage.

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Katherine Kuchenbecker, the Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation, discusses haptics, the joy of teaching and appreciating the under-recognized sense of touch.
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