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Ms. Goss, Veterinary School

Rosetta Goss, a retired diagnostic parasitology technician for the Veterinary Hospital, died on October 25 at the age of 74.

Ms. Goss, began working at Penn in 1950 at the Medical School and moved to the Veterinary School in 1967, where she stayed until her retirement in 1995. In 1984, she was awarded the School of Veterinary Medicine's Distinguished Service Award for her "unfailing dedication, hard work and loyalty".

She is survived by a brother, Harold Chisholm; two sisters, Doris Chisholm and Bernice Simmons; a sister-in-law, Frances Chisholm; and nieces, nephews, great nephews and nieces.

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Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 12, November 13, 2001


November 13, 2001
Volume 48 Number 12

A 25-year-old CIS doctoral student in SEAS disappeared on November 2.
Three professors named to Goldstone Endowed Term Chairs for Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
Lindback Award nominations are due November 30.
Community Involvement Recognition Award nominations are due on December 7.
The University community is invited to speak at the University Council's Open Forum; topics must be submitted to the Office of the Secretary by November 27.

The State of the University: an update on the strategic planning process.

The State of the University: a proposal to create Penn Medicine.

Fluent in Spanish? A resident director for an academic program in Seville is sought for next year
OF RECORD: Policy on Deployment, Operation and Registration Requirements for Wireless Access Points on PennNet.

OF RECORD: Policy on Requirements for Authenticated Access at Public Jacks, Public Kiosks, Wireless Networks and Lab Computers on PennNet.

Thanksgiving Break: Special checks/safety and security tips
125 Years of Women at Penn Celebration: portraits and pavers preserve accomplishments of generations of women.