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May 8, 2007, Volume 53, No. 33



17 Seventh Annual Research Day Event: Neural Repair as a Basic Science for Rehabilitation; keynote speaker: Michael Selzer, Center for Experimental Neurorehabilitation Training; 3-7 p.m.; BRB II/III (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation).


10 Public Forum: From Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire to Mongolia’s Place in the World Today; 2-5 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum (Museum).

12 Penn Press Open House; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; 3905 Spruce St. (Penn Press).


14 Archaeological Updates: What is Happening in Iraq and Afghanistan?; Richard Zettler, Penn Museum; Frederick Hiebert, National Geographic Society and Penn Museum; 6 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum (Museum).

15 Recall! Lifting the Pet Food Fog; Kathryn Michel, veterinary medicine; 6 p.m.; Penn Science Café at The MarBar (Veterinary Medicine).

17 Minding Mammals: Pain and Suffering in Nonhuman Animals; Adam Shriver, Washington University; 4 p.m.; 2nd floor Conference Room, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN).

Deadlines: The deadline for the Summer AT PENN, which will include June, July and August events is today. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.


25 Years of Dance Celebration Series at Penn Presents

Lunar Sea from  MOMIX, above. Dance Celebration Series presented by Dance Affiliates and Penn Presents is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special presentation by MOMIX and its founder Moses Pendleton. This dance troupe uses props, light and shadow, and the human body to create works of inventiveness and physical prowess. This year, the troupe performed during the broadcast of the Academy Awards. Expect surprises and excerpts from your favorite MOMIX works, including Baseball, Passion, Orbit, Opus Cactus, and Lunar Sea, plus a special solo appearance by Mr. Pendleton. Performances: May 17, 7:30 p.m.; May 18, 8 p.m.; May 19, 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: $29-$44. See www.pennpresents.org to purchase tickets. Photo by di Max Pucciariello.



Almanac - May 8, 2007, Volume 53, No. 33