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9th Annual Penn Family Day:
Saturday October 20

The President, Provost and Executive Vice President invite all Penn faculty and staff, their family and friends to come enjoy food, fun, football and University Museum family activities at the ninth annual Penn Family Day, which will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2001. Complimentary parking will be available at the 34th & Chestnut Streets garage with Penn ID.

Tickets are required for the picnic and the football game.

Prior to October 11: return the ticket request form, found in the upcoming brochure or on the web at
, to the Penn Athletic Ticket Office (Weightman Hall/6322) and the tickets will be mailed to your campus address. Tickets may also be picked up in person at Weightman Hall.

After October 11: late orders will be held at Franklin Field on Saturday, October 20.

The schedule is as follows:

11 a.m.: Tailgate Party and Fun at Franklin Field

north side, between the Stadium and tennis courts (tickets required)

  • Free for faculty, staff, family and friends
  • Menu: Grilled Chicken or Veggie Wrap, Pasta Salad, Fruit Salad, Cookie, Assorted Beverages
  • Optional children's lunch: cheese, peanut butter & jelly, crackers, raisins, fruit, cookies and juice
  • Entertainment: Penn Marching Band, Penn Cheerleaders, Face Painting, Inflatable Moon Bounce-Slide, Basketball Toss and Balloon Clown

noon: Penn vs. Yale Football Game

on Franklin Field, 33rd & Spruce (tickets required)

  • Free for faculty and staff
  • $2 each for family and friends.

11 a.m.-4 p.m.: Activities at the University Museum

University of Pennsylvania Museum, 34th and Spruce (open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)

  • Free with PENNcard for faculty and staff, and their family and friends (No advance ticket is required)

Modern Mongolia: Reclaiming Genghis Khan

Join in the Festivities

  • New Exhibition with materials and archival photos from the National Museum of Mongolian History
  • Mongolian music and performances
  • Arts and crafts
  • Special children's activities

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 4, September 18, 2001


September 18, 2001
Volume 48 Number 4

A $10 million gift to the Wharton School from alumnus Al West Jr. creates a Learning Lab.
The Penn community gathers to remember the thousands of victims of the terrorist attacks.
The Penn community reaches out to help the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund and the Blood Drives.
Penn Police take extra precautions to secure the campus.
Counseling services for Penn faculty, staff and their families as well as group counseling through the EAP are provided free of charge.
Recovering from trauma, loss and disasters is complex, as explained in a booklet from CAPS. Emergency consultations are available.
The SAS Symposium on Responding to Terrorism includes the views of five Penn faculty members who discuss the various considerations of responding to the recent attacks.
A Penn student who expressed her views on WXPN shares them.
The 9th Annual Penn Family Day is set for October 20 with food, football, face painting and fun at the University Museum.