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The University will observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday on Monday, January 21, 2002 as a holiday. We encourage University employees and their families to participate in the many University sponsored activities scheduled to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday.

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Holidays for hospital employees or staff members covered by collective bargaining agreements are governed by the terms of hospital policies or their respective collective bargaining agreements.

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Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 18, January 15, 2002


January 15, 2002
Volume 48 Number 18

Jim Lehrer, an award-winning journalist from PBS, will deliver the commencement address at Penn on May 13.
A newly created endowed chair at CHOP is in memory of one endocrinologist and will be held by another endocrinologist, a long-time Penn faculty member.
The Open Forum on the Strategic Plan, originally scheduled for today, will be held on Monday, January 28 in 200 College Hall.
The Senate Committee on the Economic Status of the Faculty issues their annual report which has countless comparisons and conclusions.
A memorial service will be held today for a Wharton junior who died over the winter break.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday for a staff couple who both died over break.
The Penn's Way Campaign concludes its weekly drawings and has named a grand prize winner for the iBook.