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7/17 Career Focus on Preparing for Your Job Search; video will be shown. Bring your own lunch; noon-1 p.m.; for a catalog of more "Brown Bag Matinees" or to register go to
(Learning and Education).

7/22 Rotary Club Meeting: learn about Rotary and hear speakers. Bring your own lunch; every Monday at noon; Room 225 Brachfield Room, Houston Hall (Rotary Club).


International Choir Festival
Performances at 8 p.m.; Philadelphia Cahtedral; $10 suggested donation.

7/16 Orthodox Sacred Choir of Estonia

8/9 Boni Pueri Boys Choir of Prague

8/11 Taipei Philharmonic Choir

Musica Al Fesco

6 p.m. in the Outdoor Gardens, University Museum. Concerts showcasing Italian and Italian American music; bring picnic and blanket; beverages and desserts will be sold by the Cafe. Admission: $5, includes Photographic Explorations exhibition. Info.

7/16 One-man band Fulvio Ranni performs traditional Italian repertoire.

Fulvio Ranni (at right) has been playing the music of his homeland in the tri-state area for the past four years; he accompanies his spirited singing with piano, keyboards and accordian.

8/20 Carlo Morelli will pay tribute to the late Frank Sinatra and classically trained tenor Frank Tenaglia will sing from a wide range of Italian favorites from the standard "O Sole Mio" to the operatic "Nessun Dorma."


7/23 Stromal-Epithelial Ineractions, Apoptosis Resistance and Malignant Transformation of the Breast; Valerie Weaver, pathology and IME; noon; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Room, Chemistry Bldg. (IME Cancer Metastasis Seminar; Pathology & Laboratory Medicine).

8/20 Pathways to Drug Discovery in Academia; Charles Smith, Penn State College of Medicine; 2 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar Institute).

Deadlines: The deadline for the September AT PENN calendar is Tuesday, August 13. For submission information, see

At the Arthur Ross Gallery This Summer....

Now at the Arthur Ross Gallery, recent works by six Philadelphia artists who have reinterpreted the ancient art of quilt making, including Cindy Friedman’s Dance of the Soul (above. Coming to the Gallery next month, Twenty Years of Gallery Graphics such as these (below).


Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 1, July 16, 2002


July 16, 2002
Volume 49 Number 1

Dr. Marvin Lazerson gets a new Endowed Chair in Education.
The annual GSE Awards are presented.
The Penn Cancer Center is renamed.
The Faculty Senate's Slate of nominees for the Senate Executive Committee.
PPSA's 2002-2003 Board has been elected.
The A-3 Assembly's officers invite all A-3 employees to a July meeting.
The Trustees held their full board meetings last month.
The report of the Council Committee on Facilities deals with classrooms, Campus Development Plan, and Transportation.
Graduate Medical Education has a new director.
Speaking Out about the future of the BioPond and protecting personal privacy.
Honors for faculty, staff, students, and HUP
Research Foundation Awards for Spring 2002.
Research Roundup: Sumerian Dictionary, Smallpox, Alzheimer's Disease, and Schizophrenia.
New challenges, more efforts to conserve energy and control energy costs.
Business Services: Parking Rates; Children's Center; Mail Service; Dining Services; Customized Penn merchandise; Directory Update; Computer Connection.
New Security Measures for Penn's Networked Systems will require replacing PennNet ID and password PennKeys and passwords.