Highlights for July/August 2002. For more detailed listings, please see Alumni Calendar.


The University of Pennsylvania Alumni Society has nominated two candidates to fill two at-large alumni trustee positions for five-year terms starting January 1, 2003:

Lee Spelman Doty W’76, New York; and Deborah Marrow CW’70 Gr’78, Santa Monica, Calif.

Alumni may file other nominations until September 3; these nominations must be accompanied by a petition signed by five percent of all degree-holding alumni.

For details write to: Robert J. Alig, executive secretary of the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Society, E. Craig Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6226 or e-mail him at <aligb@ben.dev.upenn.edu>


The University of Pennsylvania Alumni Society is pleased to announce that we will be presenting the 2002 Alumni Award of Merit to the following deserving alumni:

Judith Roth Berkowitz CW’64
John F. Gamba W’61
Andrea J. Mitchell CW’67
John P. Mulroney ChE’57 GCh’59
Sandra Williamson CW’63

The annual Alumni Award of Merit Gala will be held on the evening of Friday, Nov. 1—we hope you will plan to attend while already on campus for Homecoming Weekend.

For details, please look for the Homecoming Weekend insert in the September-October issue of the Gazette.









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PennAustin. The summer is here and we are trying to stay cool and enjoy life in Austin. However the school year is fast approaching and to introduce ourselves to the current and newly accepted Penn students we will be having our second Annual Welcome Back Picnic. Please stay tuned for more details or contact Matt Zubiller <matt@dreamtable.com>.

Boston. Join us for the Business School Admissions Panel to be held in the Spangler Auditorium at Harvard Business School on Monday, July 29 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; there will be representatives from HBS, the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Wharton School, the Sloan School of Management at MIT, and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern. For more information and directions, please check out our Web site (pennclubofboston.homestead.com).

Chicago. The Class of 2006 Picnic will be held on Sunday, Aug. 18; for more information visit our Web site at (www.pennclubchicago.com).

Pacific Northwest. The Penn Clubs of Seattle and Portland have planned a joint event and bought a block of tickets for the Mariners vs. Angels on 27 July at 1 p.m.; a pre-game gathering is being planned. Contacts: for Portland, John Vosmek <jvos@teleport.com>; and for Seattle, Alexa Chiang <penninseattle@hotmail.com>. And The Penn Club of Portland will hold its annual summer-evening picnic for club members, current Penn students, and the 20 new members of the Class of 2006 from Oregon and southwest Washington on Thursday, Aug. 1; contact John Vosmek <jvos@teleport.com> for details.

PennNYC. Need to find an apartment to rent or sublet in New York? Access the apartment listing on our Web site (www.pennnyc.org). PennNYC, the New York metro-area alumni organization, has established a Web listing service, available only to Penn alumni, where one can advertise an apartment for rent or find an apartment in the metro area. Besides this service, on the Web site you learn more about PennNYC and our upcoming social, community-service, cultural, and business-related events. If you wish, contact club president Jessica Lennon C’98 <jessicalennon@hotmail.com> directly.

Philadelphia. A Night with the Phillies will be held on Thursday, July 17; for questions and more information, please e-mail <phlpennclb@aol.com>.

San Antonio. The Penn Alumni Club of San Antonio will be hosting a send-off party for current and new Penn students at the home of Jill and Dr. George Vassar C’90 on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Anyone interested in attending, or who has questions about the club and its activities, please contact club president Rhonda Boyles <rhondaboyles77@hotmail.com>.

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At the ICA: Charles LeDray’s Charles (top) and Milk and Honey (detail above); this exhibit will tour the country from Sept. till April. And at the Arthur Ross Gallery (below), two works from the exhibit, Summer Threads: The World of the Art Quilt, running till late July.