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UPHS-MS 150 City to Shore Bike Tour

The UPHS cycling team for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's MS 150 City to Shore Bike Tour invites the Penn community to join them. The tour takes place on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29.

The ride begins at the Woodcrest Station of the Lindenwold High Speed Line, Cherry Hill, NJ and ends on the beach in Ocean City, NJ. The second day of the route is reversed. Ride options are the traditional 2-day, 150-mile route (with an optional 100-mile, Century Challenge route the first day), and there is a 45-mile, one-day option on Saturday that starts in Hammonton, NJ.

On-line registration is available at (be sure to indicate UPHS Team) all riders who register by August 15 will receive a UPHS team cycling jersey to wear on the ride.

Captains of the UPHS Team are Emily Silvis, radiology and Dr. Stephen Kolb, neurology. For details, call Emily at (215) 662-3024 or e-mail

The Penn Community is invited to a team sign-up Happy Hour (cash bar) on April 23, from 5-7 p.m at the New Deck Tavern. RSVP to Emily Silvis at

--Emily Silvis, Stephen Kolb, Captains

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 31, April 23, 2002


April 23, 2002
Volume 48 Number 31

James Wilson, director of IHGT, is stepping down as institute broadens it focus.
The School of Dental Medicine and the School of Nursing each recognize four of their finest for excellence in teaching.
The guidelines for faculty and staff salary increases for 2002-2003 stress merit and performance as the basis for any increases.
An invitation to commencement is extended to the University community.
The deaths of two former deans (Wharton & GSFA), an emeritus professor and an emeritus trustee.
University Council committee reports on the agenda for Wednesday's meeting include: Personnel Benefits, Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics, and International Programs.
The Penn Reading Project has chosen the text for the incoming freshmen class; faculty members are encouraged to lead a small discussion group in September.
The A-3 Assembly seeks volunteers (weekly-paid employees) to serve on the Executive Board; 20 positions are available.
Penn faculty and staff are invited to the Children's Festival Opening Night Picnic and Performance, as well as a lunchtime party at the Museum to celebrate its new wing and courtyard garden.
The schools announce their graduation ceremonies and speakers.