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19     Archaism and Innovation: Recent Perspectives on Middle Kingdom Egypt: 9:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m., September 20: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, University Museum (University Museum; Ancient Studies Center; Middle East Center).

25    Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL) Frontier in Water Quality Management?; Kenneth Reckhow; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Houston Hall; RSVP: (215) 563-3460 or (Philadelphia Metropolitan Area Section for the American Water Resource Association).


24    Rape Aggression Defense; physical defense program for women; 5:30 p.m.; Penn Police HQ, 4040 Chestnut St.; continues every Tuesday through October 15; Info./registration: (215) 898-3590 or (Penn Police).


19    Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble; 5 p.m.; University Square, 36th St. between Walnut & Sansom (Office of Business Development).


20    Archaeology and Art History Book Sale: hundreds of books from around the world discounted up to 80% off; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Museum Shop, University Museum (University Museum).


18    Celebrating Women of Color: Visions for the Future; Pamela Robinson and Isabel Mapp, Women of Color Annual Awards Day Chairs for 2003; noon; Penn Women's Center, 3643 Locust Wlk. (African-American Resource Center; Women of Color Networking Lunch Series).

Women, Work, Health and Quality of Life; Afaf Meleis, School of Nursing; 4 p.m., Golkin Room, Houston Hall (AWFA).

19    An Assessment of the Schuylkill River Basin based on Aquatic Insect Communities; John Jackson, Stroud Water Research Center; noon; Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Institute for Environmental Studies).

20    Structural Approach to Antitrust Analysis in Health Care; Walter McNerney, Northwestern University; noon; Colonial Penn Center Auditorium, 3641 Locust Wlk. (Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics).

23    DNA Replication Factors: Friends of the Establishment; Robert Skibbens, Lehigh University; 2 p.m.; Reunion Hall Basement, John Morgan Building (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).

Irving R. Segal Lecture in Trial Advocacy; Floyd Abrams, Cahill Gordon & Reindel; 4 p.m.; Location TBA (Law School).

25    Variance Stabilization, Normalization, and Power Calculations of Microarray Data with Application to Austin; Susan Geller, Texas A & M; 5:15 p.m.;Austrian Auditorium, Chemical Research Bldg. (CRD); reception at 5 p.m.

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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.