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Black History Month | Discount Basketball Tix | LUCY Route Change

Black History Month Events at HUP

HUP celebrates Black History Month with a series of events that celebrate Africian-American past, present and future. Events this week are:

6 Reading and Book Signing; Cynthia A. Hester, author of When ‘Yes' Won't Do; noon-2 p.m.; HUP cafeteria.

6 Soul Food Day; Hosptial cafeteria.

8 The Village Marketplace; vendors feature clothing, jewelry, books, art and Negro Baseball League Memorabilia; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; mezzanine, Silverstein Bldg.

Black History Month | Discount Basketball Tix | LUCY Route Change

Faculty/Staff Discounted Tickets for Penn v. Harvard
Men's Basketball Game

Human Resources and Athletics are offering a special opportunity for Penn faculty and staff and their family and friends. Come cheer on the Penn Men's Basketball team as they face Harvard University on Friday, February 15, at 7 p.m. in The Palestra, 33rd Street between Walnut and Spruce.

The cost is $3 per person for University faculty/staff and their family and friends.This ticket price is discounted from the standard $12 per ticket cost. Season ticket holders may purchase discounted tickets for family and friends and Athletics will make every effort to place your guests near your current seats.

To Purchase Tickets

In advance: come to the Athletic Ticket Office, Weightman Hall 33rd St. between Walnut and Spruce with your Penn ID.

On the night of the game: come to the Palestra and present your Penn ID.

If you have any questions, contact the Athletic Ticket Office at (215) 898-6151.

--Division of Human Resources
--Division of Intercollegiate Athletics

Black History Month | Discount Basketball Tix | LUCY Route Change

LUCY: Route Change

LUCY route changes start Monday, February 11. Due to construction and frequent congestion in Myrin Circle, LUCY will stop instead near the entrance to the Circle beginning Monday, February 11. The Green Loop will have a new stop on the north side of Myrin Drive (outside of Presbyterian's Medical Office Building) and the Gold Loop and Midday Express will stop on the south side of the Drive. The result will be faster service to your destination. On line info:, or call SEPTA at (215) 580-7800 or UCD (215) 243-0555.

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 21, February 5, 2002


February 5, 2002
Volume 48 Number 21

The first Neal Nathanson Lecture will be given next week by Dr. Stanley Prusiner, Nobel Laureate and Penn alumnus.
After four years at the helm of the College House Program, Dr. David Brownlee steps down as director and turns over the wheel to a fellow faculty master.
When is Spring Recess? Well, now it is Spring Break--at least on the Academic Calendar--to be consistent with Fall Break.
Mix more than a dozen committees, a multi-year timeline, five institutional goals, six academic priorities, and several organizational priorities and the result is a new Strategic Plan which will soon be published For Comment.
The Council Committee on Communications reports on its findings from a one-year review of the Policy on Privacy in the Electronic Environment.
Improving pedestrian safety is a multi-step challenge.
Environmental Health and Radiation Safety offers information, thermometer exchange, and training for employees who handle hazardous substances.
Researchers make discoveries concerning King Midas, kidney disease, Alzheimer's disease, immune system and major depressive disorder.
The University Research Foundation's latest awards go to 48 projects--from The Art of Urbanism in Feudal Aquitaine to Evaluating a Hospital Quality Improvement Model for Developing Countries.
Discounted tickets are available to attend Annenberg Center events and a Basketball Game at the Palestra.
Penn Public Safety Institute provides the community with a glimpse of police work from behind-the-scenes; the next program begins tomorrow. Apply now.