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RAD for Women

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Program is being offered by the University of Pennsylvania Police Department (UPPD). It is a physical defense program for women that provides participants with a Comprehensive Reference Manual, and offers no-nonsense, practical techniques of defense.

RAD provides realistic and dynamic hands-on training. All participants receive a lifetime free return and practice session. The course is free to Penn students, staff, and faculty.

Class Schedule:

I. Mondays: September 16, 23, 30, October 7
      5:30-8:30 p.m.

II. Tuesdays: September 24, October 1, 8, 15
      5:30-8:30 p.m.

III. Saturdays: September 28, October 5
      9 a.m.-3 p.m.

IV. Saturdays: October 19, 26
      9 a.m.-3 p.m.

V. Mondays: October 21, 28, November 4, 11
      5:30-8:30 p.m.

VI. Saturdays: November 9, 16
      9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Course location: Penn Police headquarters, 4040 Chestnut Street. Pre-registration is required. Contact: Police Officer Stacey Livingston, UPPD, 4040 Chestnut St., (215) 898-3590, or e-mail:

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.