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Technology Training Group, ISC: November Training Schedule

Computer training courses are offered to faculty, staff and students with a valid PENNCard. There is a fee; registration is required and begins October 27. Lunchtime seminars are free; registration is not required. For more information, call 573-3102.

 Courses for DOS/Windows Users

 What You Really Need to Know About DOS  11/7, noon-1:30 p.m.
 Introduction to Windows 95  11/12, 1 p.m.-4 p.m
 Intermediate Excel 7.0 for Windows 95  11/4, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
 Intermediate Word 7.0 for Windows 95  11/10, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
 Introduction to Access 7.0 for Windows 95  11/18, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
 Introduction to Filemaker Pro 3.0 for Windows 95  11/24, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
 Creating a Web Page (Intermediate Level)  11/20, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

 Lunchtime Seminars

 Browsing Using Netscape  11/4, noon-1 p.m.;11/20, noon-1 p.m.
 File Transfer Using WS_FTP  11/10, noon-1 p.m.

Chateaubriand Fellowships,
Science and Technology

Those currently working toward a Ph.D. in science or engineering, including biomedical and agricultural sciences, or those who have completed it in the last three years, may qualify for a fellowship from the French Government to conduct research in France. Some of the fellowships are co-sponsored by French companies.

The research would be performed in a French university, a school of engineering or in a public or private laboratory. Candidates must be accepted by a French laboratory in order to be eligible for this fellowship program.

Existing contracts between a laboratory and a French research institution may be used or candidates may register on the Web ( (link no longer available). In this case, the file will be submitted to directors of various laboratories in France who will be able to contact applicants directly.

Starting in September 1998, the fellowships are available for a six to twelve month period, with a monthly stipend of $1800 for a doctoral fellow and $2200 for a post-doctoral fellow. Health insurance and a round trip ticket are also provided.

Only completed applications received before December 1, 1997 will be accepted. Applicants must be US citizens and registered in a university in the US or in a US National Laboratory.

Interested applicants may write to: The Embassy of France, Office for Science and Technology, Chateaubriand Fellowship Program, 4101 Reservoir Road NW, Washington DC 20007-2176; or e-mail: or visit their web site: for more information.

-- Françoise Gramet, French Institute

Return to:Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, October 21, 1997, Volume 44, No. 9