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May 22, 2007, Volume 53, No. 34
Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to the general public as well as to members of the University.
For building locations, call (215) 898-5000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or see www.facilities.upenn.edu/ or the University’s website, www.upenn.edu. Listing of a phone number normally means tickets, reservations or registration required.
Academic Calendar Children's Activities Conferences Exhibits Films Fitness/ Learning Meetings Music On Stage Special Events Summer
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The Mennonites
Passport to Culture Day

Opening July 31 at the Arthur Ross Gallery: The Mennonites: Photographs by Larry Towell. The artist’s friendship with the Mennonites gained him unique access to their communities, which he has photographed for over ten years. Through September 23.

  June 2 is Passport to Cultures Day at Penn Museum. International speakers will share art, music, language, clothing and social customs of their country from 1-4 p.m. Zainab Abedin, above, who will share clothing from Pakistan, her native country, is dressed in a Salwar Kameez and stands in front of Ancient Gandhara artifacts, modern day Pakistan and Afghanistan. The event is free with admission.


6/29 First session classes end.
7/2 Second session classes begin.
7/4 Independence Day–no classes.
8/10 Second session & 12-week evening session classes end.


6/17 The Power of Georgia O’Keefe for Kids; drawing and acryllic painting, O’Keeffe style; ages 8+; 1-3 p.m.; Morris Arboretum; $15, $13/members (Arboretum).

Peanut Butter and Jams: World Cafe Live
$10/adults, $7/children. Info.: www.worldcafelive.com.

6/2 The Nields; folk songs; 11:30 a.m.
6/9 Alex & The Kaleidoscope Band; lively, engaging songs; 11:30 a.m.
6/16 Two of a Kind; interactive musical programs; 11:30 a.m.
6/19 The Animal Playground Tour featuring Ashebato; musical storyteller; 11 a.m.
6/30 Astrograss; bluegrass; 11:30 a.m.
7/21 Uncle Rock; positive message songs; 11:30 a.m.

Penn Museum

Weekly performances (See below).


Penn Museum: Summer Wonder 2007
India Beat

International music, dance, and theater for children ages 6-12 and their families.
Programs begin at 10:30 a.m., free w/Museum admission. Register: (215) 746-6774.

6/27 India Beat (above); rhythmic, colorful Indian folk and contemporary dances (below).
7/11 Vagabond Acting TroupeThe Trial of Akhenaten; interactive performance which complements the Amarna exhibit.
7/18 Al-Bustan Percussion Ensemble; original Arabic and Middle Eastern rhythmic performances.
7/25 Chief Chuck DeMund; learn about the first people of Pennsylvania through storytelling and drumming.
8/1 Mafalda’s Afro-Caribbean Drum and Dance Performance; interactive dance and percussion performance.
8/8 Eco Del Sur Musical Ensemble; artists from Chile, Columbia, and Ecuador perform ancient and contemporary music from Latin America.
8/15 Universal African Dance Ensemble; electrifying performances inspired by dancers in West Africa.


conferences Index 

5/30 One Child, Many Hands; multi-disciplinary conference on child welfare; 7:30 a.m.; The Wharton School; $395; register: www.sp2.upenn.edu/onechild; through June 1 (The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research).
6/13 Herpesvirus Symposium; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; auditorium, BRB II/III; info./register: www.uphs.upenn.edu/medicine/ID.htm (Infectious Diseases; Microbiology).
6/21 Bridging the Skills Gap: A Conversation Among Learning Leaders; 10 a.m.-noon; Auditorium G06, Jon H. Huntsman Hall; RSVP by June 14: vakili@gse.upenn.edu (GSE).
6/27 Henle Symposium; keynote speaker: Donald Ganem, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).

exhibits Index 

Admission Donations and Hours
Arthur Ross Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free; Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Burrison Gallery, University Club at Penn, Inn at Penn: free; Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Esther M. Klein Art Gallery: free; Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Graduate School of Education (GSE), Student Lounge: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
ICA: $6, $3/artists, seniors, students over 12; free/members, children 12 & under, w/PennCard; Wed.-Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
International House; free; for hours call (215) 387-5125.
Morris Arboretum: $10, $8/seniors, $5/students & youth 3-18, free w/ PennCard, children under 3; Mon., Tues., Wed., & Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Penn Museum: $8, $5/seniors.
Penn Museum: $8, $5/seniors, children 6-17, full-time students w/ID, free/members, w/PennCard, children under 6; Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sun.-1-5 p.m.
Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St.: free; (215) 573-3234 for hours.
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library: free; for hours see: http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi.


6/4 56+ Years of Painting & Still Goin’ Strong; works by Douglas Stenhouse; reception: June 10, 3-5 p.m.; Burrison Gallery. Through July 6. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
7/31 The Mennonites; photographs by Larry Towell; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through September 23. See Summer AT PENN Extras!


From Home: The Women of International House; print exhibit by Mary Gaston, I-House’s 2006-2007 Photojournalism Fellow; International House. Through June 1. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Print Show–Larry Shprintz; Origami monoprints; Burrison Gallery. Through June 8. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Equus Unbound: Fairman Rogers and the Age of the Horse; examines the role of the horse in 19th century industrial America; Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Center. Through June 15. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Piranesi: The Grandeur of Ancient Rome; 18th century Italian etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi; Merle-Smith Gallery, Penn Museum. Through June 16. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
My Heritage, My Community; works by youth in Art Eduction programs; The Rotunda. Through June 28. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Artbots; robotic art and art-making robots; Esther M. Klein Art Gallery. Through June 30. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Vanishing Worlds: Art and Ritual of Amazonia; showcasing ritual objects and domestic and utilitarian artifacts; Dietrich Gallery, Penn Museum. Through June 30. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Hitoshi Nakazato: Print Series; celebration of the artist, master printmaker and veteran curator at the Arthur Ross Gallery; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through July 1. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Karen Kilimnik; contemporary painting, drawing, photography, installation, and sculpture; ICA. Through August 5. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Crimes of Omission; various artists participate in artistic strategies that remove visual traces of a crime or draw attention to injustices that typically go unnoticed; ICA. Through August 5. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Phoebe Washborn; plants, cardboard, wood and newspapers create environmental installations that are both accumulative and regenerative; ICA. Through August 5. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Mixed Media, Mixed Company: Conjunctions at the Common Press; collaborations from the letterpress studio at Penn juxtaposed against poetry broadsides from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library; Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through August 17. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Nick Kelsh at the Arboretum: Roots, Shoots & Leaves; photography; Morris Arboretum. Through May 18, 2008. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Grand Opening: Great American Train Stations; miniature railway; Morris Arboretum. Through October 8. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Amarna, Ancient Egypt’s Place in the Sun; artifacts from the period of King Tutankhamun and from the 1920s excavations of Amarna; Penn Museum. Through October. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
Coming to the Small Screen: Ormandy & Television; Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Ongoing. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
meta Metasequoia; see the world from among a canopy of ultra_pinkwood limbs; Morris Arboretum. Ongoing. See Summer AT PENN Extras!
A Wonderful Life: A Daughter’s Tribute to a Family of Educators; Joan Myerson Shrager’s digital art; Student Lounge, GSE. Ongoing. See Summer AT PENN Extras!

Ongoing at the Penn Museum

Worlds Intertwined: Etruscans, Greeks and Romans; Canaan & Ancient Israel; Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache; Mesoamerica; The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets & Science; Raven’s Journey: The World of Alaska’s Native People; Buddhism: History & Diversity of a Great Tradition; Africa: The Cradle of Humankind; Polynesia: ‘ahu’ula + lei niho palaoa.

films Index 

6/2 Year of Egypt: Hollywood on the Nile–Free Film Series: The Mummy; 5 p.m.; Classroom 2, Penn Museum; preceded by talk at 4 p.m. (See Talks) (Museum).

ICA Whenever Wednesday
Screenings begin at dusk. Free w/admission.

6/6 The Scarlet Pimpernel; 7 p.m.
7/11 The Avengers: A Touch of Brimstone followed by Helter Skelter.

International House
With English subtitles: 7 p.m.; $7, $5/members, students, seniors unless otherwise noted.
Info.: www.ihousephilly.org.

6/16 Valerie and Her Week of Wonders; film with live score; 8 p.m.; $14, $12/members.
7/14 Two or Three Things I Know About Her; 7 p.m.
7/21 John Carpenter Triple Feature: The Thing followed by Prince of Darkness and Escape From New York; 8 p.m.; $12.
7/26 Day of Anger followed by The Ruthless Four; 7 p.m.
7/27 If You Meet Sartana Pray For Your Death followed by Django Challenges Sartana; 7 p.m.
7/28 Five Man Army followed by They Call Me Hallelujah; 7 p.m.

fitness / learning Index 

Jazzercise; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays; Newman Center; first class free; $8/class, $6/students; contact Carolyn Hamilton: (215) 662-3293 (days) or (610) 446-1983 (evenings).

Penn Knitters; noon-1:30 p.m.; Staff Lounge, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall. Thursdays through August.

Christian Association
Info: www.upennca.org.

6/5 SLANGuage; learn English and U.S. culture through the eyes of faith; 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays through June 26.

College of General Studies
Adult non-credit courses.
Register: www.pennclasses.org.

6/2 Adult Zoo Camp–Animal Care at its Best; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $130.

ELP Courses
Info./register: (215) 898-8084 or www.upenn.edu/elponline.
Online Courses through August 17; $700/course. Register by July 9.

7/2 Writing for Professional Purposes; Writing that Works; Grammar for Writers; The TOEFL Essay; The University Application Essay; Writing the GMAT/GRE Analytical Essay.

Evening Courses through week of August 16; $325/course w/$15 registration fee.
Register by June 26.

7/2 TOEFL/TWE Preparation; $650.
  Written Communication Practice.
7/3 Conversational Interactions.
  Pronunciation Improvement.
7/4 Oral Presentation.
7/5 Pronunciation Basics.
  Listening and Speaking with Confidence
  Vocabulary Expansion.

Learning and Education: HR
Open to faculty and staff. Register: www.hr.upenn.edu/training_coursecatalog/.

6/1 Franklin Covey’s FOCUS: Achieving Your Highest Priorities; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $75.
6/7 The Penn Perspective; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $60. Continues June 8.
6/13 Brown Bag Matinee–Give ‘Em the Pickle; noon-1 p.m.
6/14 Unlocking the Secrets of the Penn Library; noon-1:30 p.m.
6/20 Career/Life Strategies for Baby Boomers-Entrepreneurship; noon-1:30 p.m.
6/26 Career Focus Brown Bag–Networking Tips for the New Networker; noon-1 p.m.
7/18 Career/Life Strategies for Baby Boomers–How Will I Spend My Time?; noon-1:30 p.m.
7/19 Professional Development Program–Strategies for Developing Effective Presentations; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues July 20.
8/22 Career Focus Brown Bag–The Helping Hand: Coaching Skills for Managers; noon-1 p.m.

Morris Arboretum
Register: (215) 247-5777.

6/2 Creating Garden Structures: A Hands-on Class; learn to build simple, sturdy and unique garden structures; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $50, $45/members.
  Garden Discovery Series: Ladybug Lift-Off!; learn about these creatures, then release some in the Arboretum; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; free with admission.
  Hardy Fern Gardening: A World of Possibilities; learn about ferns; tour the collections; 10 a.m.-noon; $24, $22/members.
6/7 Discover the Water Features at Morris Arboretum; 1:30-3:30 p.m.; $24, $22/members.
  Yoga Around the Garden–Eight Enchanted Evenings!; learn yoga basics while absorbing the peaceful atmosphere; 7-8:15 p.m. Thursdays through July 26; $120/8 sessions; $60/4 sessions; members: $108/8 sessions; $54/4 sessions.
6/10 Painting the Bamboo Forest; make Japanese ink paintings; 1-2:30 p.m.; $30, $27/members.
7/1 Great Plants for Your Home Garden Tour; learn about plants that are easy to grow, are readily available and pest resistant; 1 p.m.; free with admission. Sundays through July.

Office of Health Education
Wellness Wednesday

6/6 Eating Local; Bob Pearson, Farm to City, on supporting local farmers; noon; College Green.
6/13 Heart, Muscle, Mind; Gavin McKay, Fusion Fitness Center, on a holistic approach to fitness; noon; Amado Recital Hall; Irvine Auditorium.
6/20 Mindfulness of Smoking; Sandi Herman, Center for Tobacco Research, on the mental and emotional side to smoking; noon; Griski Room, Houston Hall.

PennFit: Department of Recreation
Free to Penn students, faculty & staff.
Events take place at Pottruck Health and Fitness Center, noon-1 p.m.
Register: www.upenn.edu/recreation or (215) 898-6100.

5/29 Pilates for Men; 11-11:55 a.m.; Wednesdays & Fridays through June 29; $280 w/PennCard; $140/Pottruck members, $120/Penn students.
  Beginner Group Golf Lessons; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays through June 26; $130 with PennCard; $65/members.
  Pilates Mat Classes; see website for all times; $220 w/PennCard; $110/Pottruck Members, $90/Penn students.
5/30 Vinyasa Flow Yoga; noon-1 p.m.; Wednesdays through June 27; $60 w/PennCard; $30/members.
5/31 Salsa Dance Lessons; 7-8:30 p.m.; Thursdays through August 2; $90 w/PennCard; $45/members.
6/1 Intro to Climbing; 1-3 p.m.; $30.Also June 7, 4-6 p.m.
6/4 Aoinagi Karate Class; 6:15-7:15 p.m.; Mondays through August 6; $90 w/PennCard; $45/members.
6/6 Indoor Climbing Course; 5:15-6:15 p.m.; Wednesdays through June 27; $80.
6/13 Mat Pilates 101; noon-1 p.m.; free w/PennCard.
6/22 Technique and Movement: Intermediate Climbing Class; 1-3 p.m.; $30.
6/26 Fitness with your Canine; noon-1 p.m.; free w/PennCard.
7/10 Benefits of Strength Training; noon-1 p.m.; free w/PennCard.
7/25 Bust Those Metabolism Myths; noon-1 p.m.; free w/PennCard.
8/14 The Importance of Stretching; noon-1 p.m.; free w/PennCard.

Quality of Worklife: HR
Open to faculty and staff. Register: www.hr.upenn.edu/training_coursecatalog/.

6/6 Baby Prep 101: Keeping Your Young Child Healthy; noon-1 p.m.

Technology Training Services
Classes at ISC labs, 3650 Chestnut St., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Open to faculty, staff & students.
Register: www.tts.isc.upenn.edu.

6/1 Word Introduction; $190. Also July 13 & August 1.
6/5 Excel Introduction; $190. Also July 11 & August 3.
6/6 Visio Introduction; $224. Also August 8.
6/7 Access Introduction; $357. Continues June 8. Also July 9-10, August 9-10.
6/11 Photoshop CS2 Web Graphics; $494. Continues June 12. Also June 20-21 & August 23-24.
6/11 FilemakerPro Introduction; $260. Also August 2.
6/12 Word Intermediate; $190. Also July 25 & August 21.
6/13 PowerPoint Introduction; $190. Also August 7.
6/14 HTML Fundamentals; $494. Continues June 15.
6/18 Business Objects Introduction; $380. Also July 20 & August 20.
6/19 Windows Vista New Features; $190. Also August 27.
6/22 Excel Intermediate; $190. Also July 19 & August 13.
6/25 Outlook 2007 Introduction; $190. Also July 23 & August 17.
  Word Advanced; $190. Also August 27.
6/26 Moving to Office 2007; 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.; $95. Also July 24 & August 22.
6/27 Access Advanced; $448. Continues June 28. Also August 28-29.
6/29 PowerPoint Intermediate; $190.
7/2 Windows XP Introduction; $190.
7/6 Outlook 2003 Introduction; $190.
7/12 Visio Intermediate; $224. Continues July 13.
7/16 Dreamweaver 8: Introduction; $570. Continues July 17.
7/18 PowerPoint: Beyond the Basics; $190.
7/26 Microsoft Project Introduction; $448. Continues July 27.
7/30 Excel Advanced; $190.
8/6 Excel 2007 Introduction; $190.
8/14 Cascading Style Sheets; $570. Continues August 15.
8/16 Flash 8 Introduction; $570. Continues August 17.
8/30 Excel Programming with VBA; $528. Continues August 31.

Meetings Index 

6/14 PPSA Board Meeting; noon-1:30 p.m.; rm. 313, Houston Hall; RSVP: ppsa@pobox.upenn.edu.
6/15 Trustees Stated Meeting; 10:45-11:45 a.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall; RSVP by June 4: acta@pobox.upenn.edu.

music Index 

6/26 Piano Recital by Cory Newman; works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, and Brahms; 12:15-1:15 p.m.; Dunlop Auditorium, Stemmler Hall.

Ars Nova Workshop Jazz Concerts
Info.: www.arsnovaworkshop.com.

6/1 Rudresh Mahanthappa Quartet-Codebook with F.A.B. Trio; 8 p.m.; International House; $12.
6/6 Zanussi 5; 8 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall; $10.
6/11 Big Four; 8 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall; $12.

Morris Arboretum
Groovin’ in the Garden–Twilight Concert Series;
7-8:30 p.m. Free w/admission.

7/12 Ambler Symphony Orchestra.
7/19 Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble.
7/26 Edgardo Cintron.
8/2 Philly Gumbo.

World Cafe Live
Performances daily.  For a complete listing, see www.worldcafelive.com.


6/2 Axis of Evil Comedy Tour; comedy topics ranging from politics to dating to deer; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; $35 (Penn Presents). See Summer AT PENN Extras!

special events Index 

6/6 Farmers Market; fresh, local, organic vegetables, fruit, baked goods, and flowers; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Wednesdays through November; University Square (Business Services).
6/8 Garden Tea Party; noon-2 p.m.; 3643 Locust Walk (PWC; WOCAP; AARC).
6/13 Information Session: Wharton Programs for Working Professionals; 5:30-7 p.m.; Jon M. Huntsman Hall; RSVP by June 11: (215) 898-2888 (WPWP).
7/2 Blood Drive; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; also July 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; lobby, BRB; register: http://givesblood.org (Red Cross).
7/23 End-of-Year Hub Party; 5:30-8 p.m.; Kelly Writers House; RSVP: wh&writing.upenn.edu (Kelly Writers House).

Morris Arboretum
Register: (215) 247-5777.

6/28 Train Enthusiasts' Night; celebrate trains and learn their history with members of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Garden Railway Society; 6-8 p.m.; free w/admission.
6/30 Circus Weeks at the Garden Railway; special displays and circus trains will adorn the Garden Railway exhibit. Through July 8; also August 25-September 3. See Exhibits.
7/8 Moonlight & Roses; dinner and dancing under the stars; 6 p.m.-midnight; member starting prices: $225/dinner and cocktails; $125/cocktails; reservations: (215) 247-5777 ext. 161.

Talks Index 

6/1 Divergent Roles of Ca2+-Independent Phospholipase-A2y in Cell Death; Rick Schnellman, Medical University of South Carolina; 12:15 p.m.; IFEM Seminar Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Institute for Environmental Medicine).
6/2 Ramesses III: King of Egypt; Kate Liszka, Ph.D. candidate, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations; 4 p.m.; Penn Museum; $5, $3/members, free/ARCE-PA members (Museum). See Films.
6/7 Helping the Most Vulnerable: Issues in Emergency Preparedness, Older Adults and Health Disparities; Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; 2 p.m.; Flyers/Sixers Surgery Theatre, Ground Floor, White Bldg., HUP (Institute on Aging).
6/9 Pre-Columbian Society Lecture; Brian Just, Princeton University Art Museum; 1:30 p.m.; rm. 345, Academic Wing, Penn Museum; free w/admission (Museum).
6/21 Human-Nonhuman Neural Chimeras: The Next Big Bioethics Thing?; Jonathan Moreno, University of Virginia; 4 p.m.; 2nd Floor Conference Room, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN).
6/29 Age-dependent Alterations in Superoxide Function in Synaptic Plasticity and Memory; Eric Klann, New York University; 12:15 p.m.; IFEM Seminar Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Institute for Environmental Medicine).

SUMMER Hours Index 

For an extensive listing of Penn’s summer hours, visit http://summeratpenn.upenn.edu/resources/hours.php
You’ll also find information on academic, athletic, artistic, social, recreational and multicultural programs and events offered or conducted at Penn during the summer.

Accounts Payable: Open: Monday-Friday, 9-10:30 a.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Closed: July 4.

Annenberg Center Box Office: Open: Monday-Friday, noon-6 p.m.

Cashier’s Office: Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed: July 4.

Christian Association: Open: Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Info.: (215) 746-6350.

Computer Connection: Beginning May 29: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Regular hours resume July 30. Info.: www.upenn.edu/computerstore/.

Class of 1923 Ice Rink: Closed for the summer.

Hillel: Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed: May 23 & 24, July 4. Info.: (215) 898-7391 or www.hillel.upenn.edu/hillel.

Housing & Conference Services: Open all summer during normal business hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed weekends. Info.: (215) 898-3547.

Houston Hall: Open: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. May operate on extended hours for special events; Closed May 28 and July 4. Houston Market Food Court: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Info.: (215) 898-4636.

Hutchinson Facility: Open: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Info.: www.upenn.edu/recreation/.

Institute of Contemporary Art:  Open: Wednesday-Friday, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed: August 6-September 5.

Kelly Writers House: No summer classes. Open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Info.: (215) 573-9748 or wh@english.upenn.edu; Closed: July 3 & 4.

Levy Tennis Pavilion: June: Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July-August: Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Closed: Saturdays and Sundays. Times subject to change. Info.: (215) 898-4741.

L.U.C.Y. (Loop through University City): Runs: Monday-Friday, 6:10 a.m.-7 p.m. No service: weekends and July 4. Info.: (215) 580-7800.

Morris Arboretum: Open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Newman Center: Open: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Closed: Fridays until August 31, May 28, June 30-July 8 & September 3. Open for 12:05 p.m. Mass through August 31. Info.: (215) 898-7575.

Penn Bookstore: Open: May 29-August 6, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; May 28 & July 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

PennCard Center: Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed: July 4.

Penn Museum: June 3-August 26, open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sundays select galleries open 1-5 p.m. Amarna:Ancient Egypt’s Place in the Sun, the Lower Egyptian Gallery and the Merle Smith exhibition gallery will be open Sundays with reduced admission.

Penn Home Ownership Services: Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Please call the office to schedule an appointment: (215) 898-7422. Info.: www.business-services.upenn.edu/communityhousing/.

Pottruck Center: Open: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Info. www.upenn.edu/recreation/.

Registrar: Open: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Info.: www.upenn.edu/registrar/.

Sheerr Pool & Co-ed Sauna: Open: Monday-Friday, 6-9 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 4-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Info.: www.upenn.edu/recreation/.

Student Financial Services: Open: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.. Info.: www.sfs.upenn.edu.

Student Health Service: Open May 15-July 3: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon & 2-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9-11:30 a.m.; Closed Sundays, May 28 & July 4. Open July 5-August 31: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m.-noon & 2-4 p.m.; Saturday, 9-11:30 a.m.; Closed: Sundays. Normal hours resume August 30. Info.: www.vpul.upenn.edu/shs/.

Transportation: Runs: Shuttle Van, Monday-Sunday, 6 p.m.-3 a.m.; PennBus West, Monday-Friday, 4:50 p.m.-midnight (express 4:50 p.m., regular runs 5:15 p.m.-midnight, every half hour after 6 p.m.); PennBus East, Monday-Friday, 5 p.m.-midnight, every 20 minutes after 5:40 p.m.; No Penn Bus service July 4 before 6 p.m.

University Club: Open: Monday-Friday, morning refreshments: 7:30 a.m.-10 a.m.; buffet lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center: Through September 4: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Closed: Sundays, July 4, September 3. Open May 28, noon-5 p.m. & Sunday, September 2, noon-6 p.m. Marks Café: Through August 3: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Closed: Saturdays, Sundays, May 28, July 4, August 4-September 4. Info.: http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi.

Goldstein Undergraduate Study Center: Through September 4: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. until July 29; Closed: July 4; Sundays in August and September 3.


Anthropologists in the Making, Penn Museum

Penn Museum’s Anthropologists in the Making Program, above.

Penn welcomes back hundreds of summer program participants as numerous annual Summer Programs get underway. Visitors of all ages will participate in academic as well as athletic programs. *Programs with a phone number listed may still accept applications. Call the camp directors for information.


*Al Bagnoli’s All-Star Football Camp: 250 boys entering grades 9-12 improve basic skills and learn offensive and defensive techniques; Al Bagnoli, (215) 573-9229;  two one-day sessions &  one three-day session, June 10, July 21, July 22-25.

*All-Star Lacrosse Camp: 75 boys entering grades 9-12 improve individual and team skills; Brian Voelker, (215) 898-6140; July 14-17.

*John Cole’s Summer Baseball Camp: 60 participants; John Cole, (215) 898-6282; June 15-17.

*Junior Fencing Camp: 200 14-17 year-old fencers with at least one year of competitive fencing experience; David Micahnik, (215) 898-6116; July 23-August 3.

*Levy Tennis Pavilon Junior  Camp:  400 students ages 6-16 participate in tennis instruction and tournaments; Hal Mackin, (215) 898-4741; ten one-week sessions, June 2-August 10.

*Men’s Track & Field:  30 high school students; James Cook, (215) 898-8-6149; June 13-21.

*Nike Running Camp: 60 children ages 13-18 learn fundamentals of running, jumping and throwing; Gwen Harris, (215) 898-4249; July 9-13.

*Penn Band Summer Music Camp: 20-40 students entering grades 9-12 participate in lectures, leadership and team training, and a diverse repertoire of band music; Kushol Gupta, (215) 898-8719; July 29-August 4.

*Penn Elite Field Hockey Camp: 90 students entering grades 9-12 improve field hockey game skills and strategy; Val Cloud, (215) 898-6308; July 29-August 1 and August 5-8.

*Penn Quaker/Elite Girls Lacrosse Camp: 150 girls in grades 9-12 develop their lacrosse skills along with competitive play and coaching; Karin Brower, (215) 898-8278; June 27-30 and July 5-8. 

*Penn Elite Boys Basketball Camp:  80 boys in grades 9-12 develop their basketball skills; Glen Miller, (215) 898-0280; June 22-25.

*Penn Elite Girls Basketball Camp: 50 girls in grades 9-11 develop their basketball skills; Patrick Knapp, (215) 898-6089; June 8-10.

*Penn Soccer Academy: instruction and competition for 40 children ages 7-13; Darren Ambrose, (215) 898-2923; June 18-22 and July 23-27.

*Penn Gymnastics Camp: weekly sessions for 50 children ages 5-12 include gymnastics instruction and other activities; John Ceralde, (215) 746-5708; June 11-August 3.

*Penn Tennis Camps: 60 children ages 6-15 focus on technique, skill development, and match play; Michael Dowd, (215) 898-6958; August 13-17; August 20-24.

*Penn Women’s Volleyball Camps: 100 students ages 14-18 improve fundamental skills as well as technical and strategic knowledge of the game; Kerry Major Carr, (215) 898-6495; August 9-12.

*Quaker Basketball Camp: instruction and competition for 300 boys and girls ages 7-18; Glen Miller, (215) 898-0280; June 18-22 and June 25-29.

*Quaker Rowing Camp: children ages 14-18, water instruction, videotaping and ergometer training sessions; Mike Lane, (215) 898-6144; June 25-30, July 23-28, August 6-11.

*Quaker Swim Camp: 30 children ages 8-17 learn proper swimming techniques and skills; Michael Schnur, (215) 898-6138; June 18-22 and June 25-29.

*Welcome America 4th of July High School Honor Band: 20-30 local high school musicians and flag twirlers march in the Welcome America! Parade in Philadelphia; Kushol Gupta, (215) 898-8719; June 30.

Youth Academics

*Anthropologists in the Making:  65 children ages 8-15 learn a different world culture each week at the Museum; Erin Jensen, (215) 898-4066; June 25-August 17.

Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program in Business: introduction to business principles for 30 high school seniors; Dawn Eastmond; July 5-August 4.

Leadership in the Business World (LBW): classes, trips and activities for 60 high school seniors to learn about leadership in a business organization; Helene Elting; July 1-28.

Management & Technology Institute: 50 high school seniors learn about the integration of technological concepts and management principles; Rob Weber/Lea Engle; July 8-28.

Penn Pre-College Program: 220 local 11th-12th graders take beginner-level courses and live in dorms; Heather Haseley; June 30-August 10.

Penn Summer Mentorship Program: 30 students in grades 10-11 learn about careers in law, medicine or education and about college; Jessie Burns; July 5-August 3.

Penn Summer Art & Architecture Studios: non-credit program for 75 11th-12th graders, studios and related activities; Heather Haseley; June 30-July 28.

Penn Summer Theatre Workshop: 16 high school juniors and seniors study theatre and technique; Heather Haseley; June 30-July 28.

Pennsylvania Summer Science Initiative: 24 juniors & seniors participate in formal lectures, lab experiments and visits to industrial and academic labs; Andrew McGhie; July 9-August 3.

Penn Summer Science Academy: 150 11th-12th graders are taught by Penn scientists in lab and field projects, math workshops, computer labs, seminars and site visits; Heather Haseley; June 30-July 28.

Penn Young Scholars Chinese Academy: 30 high school students study two levels of beginning Chinese; Nicole Riley; July 2-August 10.

Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology: 100-120 high school students experience college-level coursework that combines theory with hands-on experience in cutting edge technologies; Christine Brisson; July 8-27.

Upward Bound: 45 students in grades 10-12 participate in a pre-college program with a strong academic focus; Diane Sandefur; June 24-August 3.

Wego Program in English Language and U.S. Culture: 60 high school students from Taiwan will take English classes at Penn; June 26-July 14.


Center for Africana Studies

Summer Institute: 50 incoming freshmen are introduced to major intellectual and cultural themes and currents in 19th and 20th century African-American experience; Tukufu Zuberi; July 21-28.

Fels Institute Summer Session for Camden Development Agency Managers:  3-day seminar to support capacity-building and team building among management staff; John Kromer; June 27-29.

McNair Summer Research Institute:

10 Penn undergraduates will conduct graduate-level research projects with Penn faculty mentors; Janet Thomas; May 14-June 27.

NROTC Student Orientation: 35 incoming freshmen; Brian Bernard; August 19-25.

NSF/AMP (Greater Philadelphia Region Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) Undergraduate Research: 10 undergraduates work on cutting-edge research projects in various disciplines; Cora Ingrum; May 25-August 3.

NSF–Research Experience for Undergraduates in Materials Research: 20 rising seniors and juniors work on an independent research project with an affiliated faculty member from the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter; Andrew McGhie; June 4-August 10.

NSF Program on Research and Education (NSF-PREM): partnership with the University of Puerto Rico provides collaboration and research experience for 12 undergraduates; Michael Klein; June 2-30.

PENNCAP Pre-Freshman Program:  110 freshman preview intellectual and social life at Penn; Pamela Edwards; July 28-August 26.

Summer Institute in Business and Technology: 40 undergraduates participate in an intense academic experience in business and technology and, also, a cultural and English language immersion experience for international students; Joseph Sun/Anne Greenhalgh; July 14-August 11.

Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Sensor Technologies (SUNFEST): research opportunities in general area of sensor technologies for 10 undergraduates in science and engineering; Jan Van der Spiegel; June 4-August 11.

Summer Undergraduate Internship Program in the Biomedical Sciences: 30 undergraduates work under the supervision of a faculty mentor and attend research seminars; Susan Ross; June 2-August 12.

Undergraduate Summer Workshop in Cognitive Science: 25 undergraduates  learn about the growing fields of cognitive science and cognitive neuro-science; Sharon Thompson-Schill;

June 3-15.

Wistar Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship: 8 undergraduates; Harold Riethman; June 4-August 10.

Grad Students

City Planning Summer Institute: 40 students of urban design, economics, statistics and city & regional planning participate in non-credit courses; Eugenie Birch; August 1-29.

Collaboration with Southern

Africa: 2 faculty members from Southern Africa participate in a program of research collaboration with Penn faculty; Andrew McGhie; June 22-July 28.

Landscape Architecture Summer Institute: 30-40 incoming students from the School of Design are introduced to the fundamental elements of landscape architecture; Diane Pringle; August 6-31.

Program for Advanced Standing Students (PASS): prepares 24 foreign-trained dentists to take licensing exams in any state; Andres Pinto; April 2-June 15.

Summer Institute for International Business Students (SIIBS): 60 speakers of English as a second language are prepared for the demands of graduate business school; James Riedel; July 2-27.

Summer Preparatory Program in Architecture: 35 incoming master of architecture students participate in non-credit courses; Detlef Mertins; June 25-August 10.


Arts of Africa, Asia and the Middle East: week-long institute for K-12 teachers from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware; Nicole Riley; June 25-29.

Building & Leading a Data-Driven School Improvement Process at Your School: school leaders learn how to use data to build better improvement plans; John Weathers; July 17-19.

Conversation and Culture: international students 18+ improve their conversational English skills and their knowledge of the U.S.; Joanna Ghosh; July 2-27 and July 30-August 24.

International Business Communication Program (IBCP): business English and U.S. culture for 24 working professionals; James Reidel; July 30-August 24.

NSF–Research Experience for Teachers: 5 high school science teachers learn to incorporate materials-related issues into their curricula; Andrew McGhie; June 25-August 3.

SAS Training Program for International Teaching Assistants (ITA): 35 prospective teaching assistants will be prepared for teaching assignments by increasing their ability to become more intelligible speakers of English; Christos Theodoropulos; June 26-August 23.

Veterans’ Upward Bound: 40 veterans from the Philadelphia region are assisted in obtaining a post-secondary education; Diane Sandefur; May 7-August 10.


Enjoying a Safe Summer

We welcome you to Penn and encourage you to learn about all of the safety services available to you.

How to Contact Public Safety:

·  Call our general information line at (215) 898-7297 or visit us online at www.publicsafety.upenn.com for more information.

·  In an emergency, dial 511 from any campus phone. If you are off-campus, dial (215) 573-3333. Please program this number into your cell phone speed dial. Use this number for all medical and emergency-related calls, including the reporting of suspicious behavior, or to reach Penn Police and emergency response personnel.

Services to Enhance Your Security:

·  Mobile Escort Service: (215) 898-RIDE. Available from 6 p.m.-3 a.m. daily (On-call for emergencies, 3 a.m.-7 a.m.), operating between 50th & 20th St. and Spring Garden St. to Woodland Ave.

·  24-hour Walking Escort Service: (215) 898-WALK. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, operating between 50th & 20th St. and Spring Garden St. to Woodland Ave.

·  Safety Presentations and Materials: Members of the Division of Public Safety will provide safety information including brochures, videos, and presentations upon request. To request materials or arrange for a presentation, please contact our Special Services Department at (215) 898-4481.

·  Blue Light Phones: If you observe a potential safety hazard or require Penn Police assistance, contact the Division of Public Safety from one of more than 200 blue light emergency phones on campus and in the surrounding community. Just pick up the receiver or press the button.

–Division of Public Safety