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Penn/Leuven Faculty Exchange

Applications are invited from all Penn faculty interested in participating in Penn's exchange with the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven) in Belgium. Round-trip economy airfare and a modest per diem are provided for teaching and research visits of at least one month and not more than one semester. Knowledge of Dutch is not required. A faculty host at K.U. Leuven must be identified.

Application deadline for spring 2003 short-term and fall 2003 semester-long faculty exchanges is Tuesday, October 15, 2002. Inquiries concerning later visits are welcome. Further information and the application form are available on OIP's website, and from Elva E. Power,, telephone: (215) 898-1640.

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





Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 4, September 17, 2002


September 17, 2002
Volume 49 Number 4

The School of Veterinary Medicine invites the Penn community to celebrate 50 Years of Excellence with an Open House on September 21.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Penn #4 in it's annual Best national Universities survey.
The Penn Humanities Forum dedicates the 2002-2003 lectures, seminars, and exhibitions to the topic of The Book.
New Bioterrorism Legislation affects laboratories and clinical facilities.
Speaking Out about the conservation postcards.
Honors for faculty and staff
The 14th annual Career Conference for graduate students starts on September 17.
The 10th annual Penn Family Day is scheduled for October 5.
Research Roundup: Nurse Shortage; Alternate Tobacco Use; Immune Cells Fight Cancer; Head Start.
The Annual Crime Report from the Division of Public Safety.