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13 300 Years of Religious Freedom: Spirit of Liberty Symposium; program is free and open to the public; 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; RSVP required at or (215) 925-2800 ext. 109 (Center for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society; National Liberty Museum; Providence Forum; Robert A. Fox Leadership Program).


The talk sponsored by Microbiology on November 7 is titled Cellular and Viral Factors Involved in the Assembly of Influenza A Virus.

Kelly Writers House event listed for November 11 was incorrect. It is November 10 and the title is 7th Annual Writers Conference at Penn.

The talk sponsored by Microbiology scheduled for November 14 is titled Intermediates in HIV-1 Env-mediated Fusion.


11 Six Degrees of Separation; starring Will Smith, Stockard Channing and Donald Sutherland; 7 p.m.; Christian Association (Christian Association).


6 Pressed for Time?; learn strategies to effectively manage your time; 7-8 p.m.; Fireside Room., ARCH Bldg. (Office of Learning Resources; La Casa Latina).

7 Scholarship Information Session; with current Latino fellows; 5 p.m.; ARCH Bldg.; RSVP required: (La Casa Latina; Mellon Undergraduate Fellowship Program).

12 Groupthink--Case Study of the Challenger Disaster; film featuring interview with Dr. Janis, and analysis of 8 groupthink symptoms; noon; Suite 1-B South, Training Center, 3624 Market St.; register online: (Human Resources).

13 Systematic Leadership and Change; Peter Senge, author, The Fifth Discipline; live WHYY satellite broadcast; 11 a.m.; loction TBA; register online: (Human Resources).


12 Bobby Zankel Trio; Jazz Legacy Series celebrating the release of Transcend and Triumph; 8 p.m.; Bistro, Houston Hall (Perelman Quad Programming).


6 Fireside Chat with Provost Barchi; 5 p.m.; Bistro, Houston Hall (Perelman Quad Programming).

12 Crystal Structure of the Motor Domain of a Class-I Myosini; F. Jon Kull, Dartmouth College; 2 p.m.; Physiology Conference Room, B400, Richards Bldg. (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).

13 The Limits of Law: The Irving R. Segal Lecture in Trial Advocacy; David Boies, trial attorney, Boies & Schiller; 4:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theater, Annenberg Center; reservations required: (215) 898-2808 (Law).


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Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 11, November 6, 2001


November 6, 2001
Volume 48 Number 11

The Packard Foundation awards a fellowship to Dr. Max Tegmark of physics and astronomy.
Dr. Antonio Merlo is named director of the Penn Institute for Economic Research.
Dr. Jean Howard has been named the Catherine Bryson Professor.
Dr. Sheila Murnaghan has been named the Alfred Reginald Allen Memorial Professor in Greek.
A special section of Knowledge@Wharton, a Wharton web site, provides Survival Strategies for the Post -Attack Economy.
The University Council meets on Wednesday for the annual reports on the State of the University.
The Trustees approve resolutions and report on finances, facilities, external affairs, neighborhood initiatives, investments and more at their fall meetings.
The Code of Conduct for Penn Apparel Licensees is republished in accordance with its obligation for public accountability.
Respecting intellectual property rights is a responsibility taken seriously by Penn; allegations and infringements are investigated.
A Commitment to Our Community is the theme of the Penn's Way 2002 workplace charitable campaign which has a goal of raising $400,000.