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Flu Shots for Faculty & Staff:
December 6 & 7

Human Resources has arranged for on-campus flu shots on December 6 and 7 for Penn faculty and staff, including those with high risk conditions. Occupational Medicine will administer the inoculations at the times and locations listed below.

Important information regarding this process:

1. You must pre-register on-line (See "To Pre-Register" below)

2. Please bring with you:

•  $5 cash for a co-pay
•  Your PENNCard

•  The Confirmation Form from the end of the registration process.

3. Please wear clothes with easy access to your upper arm.

Thursday, December 6, 10 a.m. -- 2:30 p.m.

School of Engineering, Towne Building,
220 South 33rd Street, 2nd Floor Lounge

Friday, December 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Wharton School, Steinberg/Dietrich Hall,
3620 Locust Walk, Student Lounge

To Pre-Register:

1. Go to
2. Click on "Course Catalog", located at the top right of the HR home page
3. Scroll down to "Browse by Category".
4. Select "Health Promotions" from the drop-down menu and then click "Go" -- 9 flu shot times will appear with 2 different dates and locations.
5. Click on your preferred date and time-- A full description will appear.
6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the "Register for this Course" icon.
7. If that time slot is full, select another time slot until you find one that is open.
8. Follow the registration instructions and print your confirmation sheet at the very end of the process.

If you do not have access to a computer to register on-line, please contact Orna Rosenthal at (215) 898-5116 or

-- Division of Human Resources

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 14, December 4, 2001


December 4, 2001
Volume 48 Number 14

President Rodin has named a Philadelphia lawyer and Penn alumnus as the new vice president and chief of staff.
The Gender Equity Committee's Report on the status of women faculty at Penn concludes that problems reside primarily in individual departments rather than at the University-wide level.
The President and Provost reply to the Gender Equity Report and indicate an effort to work more closely with the deans to correct departmental inequities.
The University Council Open Forum will include topics of concern to various constituencies including staff and students.
Fire and Emergency Services has a new director with decades of experience.
The Division of Public Safety's Advisory Board makes recommendations concerning enforcement of PENNCard policies.
Dr. Thomas McNair Scott, a pioneering pediatric researcher and professor, dies at the age of 100 after an extensive career.
The new Faculty/Staff Directory is out and its cover celebrates the 125 Years of Women at Penn.
The report of the Ombudsman compares the cases of conflict handled by that office over the past several years.
Retirement Seminars will be held this week for faculty and staff who want to prepare for the future.
Flu shots will be available to faculty and staff; registration is required.
Penn's Way weekly raffles are underway; the deadline for the next one is Friday