September at Penn


15 Paper, Light and Thought; paper, sculpture and drawings by Joy Smith; reception, 5-7 p.m.; Esther Klein Gallery, 3600 Market St. Through October 27.


13 Penn Quaker Worship Group; one-half hour of silent worship followed by brown-bag lunch; noon; Christian Association Auditorium; information: 898-5012. Meets every Wednesday.


20 Penn Women's Center Beginning-of-the-Year Reception; the PWC welcomes the new academic year with food, fun, and friends; 4-6 p.m.; Bowl Room, Houston Hall; information: 898-8611 (Penn Womens Center).


13 Developmental Biology of Aging; Peter Kline; 4 p.m.; Rm. 104, BRB1 (Inst. on Aging).

Scuds, Lies and Videotape; a technical assessment of the Gulf War experience with missile defense; Theodore Postol, M.I.T.; 4 p.m., Rm. A-2, David Rittenhouse Lab (Physics).

Serotonin-Mediated Gene Regulation in the Myometrial Smooth Muscle Cell; John J. Jeffrey, Albany Medical College. noon; Hirst Auditorium, HUP (Reproductive Biology).

15 The History and Future of Linear Programming; George B. Dantzig, Stanford; 1995 Harold Pender Lecture; 1:30 p.m.; presentations on linear programming; 3-5 p.m.; Alumni Hall, Towne Building (SEAS).

18 The Role and Significance of Animals in European Witchcraft Lore; James Serpell, Vet School; 4-6 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market Street (History and Sociology of Science).


Oct. 3 Moving the Fire: The Removal of Indian Nations to Oklahoma; University Museum exhibit opening date changed from September 16 to October 3. Through January 14.