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Institutional Partnership Grants | Faculty/Staff Discounts | Correction: Academic Calendar

Institutional Partnerships Grants

The Association Liaison Office for University Cooperation in Development has recently announced its Institutional Partnerships Cycle for 2002. Up to $100,000 seed grants may be awarded through a cooperative agreement with USAID. Applications must be received by March 15, 2002.

Full application and other supporting material may be found at

--Joyce M. Randolph, Executive Director, Office of International Programs

Institutional Partnership Grants | Faculty/Staff Discounts | Correction: Academic Calendar

Faculty and Staff Discounts and Special Programs is an on-line service that will provide faculty and staff with powerful ways to save time and money on-line on a variety of financial and personal service products. unlocks an advanced resource to compare and shop for the services that are needed by Penn faculty and staff.

The GlobalFit Corporate Fitness Program allows faculty and staff to join any one of several area participating health clubs at a substantially discounted corporate rate.

Car Discount Programs: Ford and General Motors are offering substantial discounts on new vehicles for Penn faculty and staff.

Area Attractions: Discounts to Philadelphia Area Attractions for Penn faculty and staff.


-- Division of Human Resources

Institutional Partnership Grants | Faculty/Staff Discounts | Correction: Academic Calendar

Correction Concerning Memorial Day

Due to a typesetting error, the Three-Year Academic Calendar in last week's issue did not have the dates for Memorial Day (No classes) in the correct columns. This year, there will be no classes on May 27; next year, on May 26 and in 2004, on May 31.

Please note, there is a corrected (PDF) version on Almanac's website,

-- Ed.

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 22, February 12, 2002


February 12, 2002
Volume 48 Number 22

A new chair in gerontology for Dr. Naylor in Nursing.
A new chair in chemical engineering for Dr. Vohs.
The SAS Dean's Forum focuses on the Human Genome.
SEAS bridges the Digital Divide in Ghana with a grant from HP.
The Faculty Senate proposes a revision to procedures for the establishment, merger and closing of departments, divisions and similar entities.
The 2002 Models of Excellence Awards honor the contributions of staff achievements in a variety of settings across campus.
HR unveils a new Health and Wellness program for faculty and staff.
Time to plan for summer: Penn Camps for Children range from anthropology to volleyball.