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Wanted: Computers for City High Schools

If you have upgraded your computer system and you have an outdated computer, printers or associated equipment which you are no longer using, please consider donating this equipment for use in the Philadelphia City High Schools. Ingrid Waldron runs a series of workshops for city high school biology teachers, and they have been very grateful for past donations which they have put to good use in their classrooms. Peter Conn is working on faculty and curriculum development at University City High School, and they also would be grateful for donated computers.

If you are interested in making a donation, please contact Ingrid Waldron (898-8396 or iwaldron@sas) by November 7, if possible; or Peter Conn (898-5726 or pconn@english) to make arrangements.

- Ingrid Waldron, Professor of Biology
- Peter Conn, Professor of English

News vs. Entertainment: Has the Line Been Crossed?

Broadcast journalist Maury Povich, C'62, will discuss News vs. Entertainment: Has the Line Been Crossed? at a program cosponsored by the College Alumni Society and the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia. The program will be held on Thursday, October 30, with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and the talk at 6:30 p.m., at the Warwick Hotel, 17th and Locust Streets. Tickets are $18 each and will be held at the door.

Mr. Povich is the host and executive producer of "The Maury Povich Show," a daily interview program that entered its seventh season this year. Mr. Povich graduated from Penn in 1962 and began his broadcast career in 1966 as a reporter and sportscaster at WTTG-TV in Washington, DC. The following year, he became the original host of the midday talk show "Panorama." During the next ten years, Mr. Povich went on to news programs and talk shows in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Philadelphia, where he hosted "People Are Talking." In 1983 he returned to Washington TV news and "Panorama," and went on to win an Emmy for best co-anchor. From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Povich hosted "A Current Affair." Today, his "Maury Povich Show" is seen in more than 10 million homes per week.

For more information or reservations for this program, please contact Anita Mastroieni at the College Alumni Society at 898-5262 or

Banking Services

Do you ever wonder....

what PC Banking is....

what Bank by Phone is....

what bank services are available to you....

The Office of the Treasurer invites you to join us on Thursday, November 13, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for an informative day on banking services available to you. Local banks, and credit unions will be represented at the event at the Faculty Club, Alumni Hall, 200 S. 36th Street. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please call 898-7256.

-- Office of the Treasurer

Return to:Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, October 28, 1997, Volume 44, No. 10