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November 09, 2005

Ullyot Public Affairs Lecture - Dr. Marye Anne Fox

Free and Open to the Public!!!

Wednesday, November 9, 2005
Lecture 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Reception 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chemical Heritage Foundation
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

RSVP by November 4 to Carla Watts (cwatts@chemheritage.org or 215-873-8299).

Parking is available at the Bourse Garage on 4th Street (between Market and Chestnut Streets near the Ritz Theater). Parking validation provided on request.

Biography of Dr. Marye Anne Fox

Dr. Marye Anne Fox, a nationally known chemist and academic leader, was named the seventh chancellor of the University of California, San Diego in April 2004 by the UC Board of Regents.

Previously, Fox was chancellor and distinguished university professor of chemistry at North Carolina State University, a post she held since 1998. Before going to NC State, Fox spent 22 years at the University of Texas, where she advanced from assistant professor of organic chemistry to vice president for research and held the Waggoner Regents Chair in chemistry.

Fox, 57, earned a bachelor's degree in science from Notre Dame College, a master's degree in science from Cleveland State University and a Ph.D. from Dartmouth College. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences and has served on its executive committee, and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and an elected member of the American Philosophical Society.

Fox has received numerous awards, including the Charles Lathrop Parsons Award for 2005 from the American Chemical Society in recognition of outstanding public service. She has received a long list of research awards from professional societies in the U.S. and abroad. She also has been honored with numerous teaching awards, as well as the Monie Ferst Award, a national award recognizing outstanding mentoring of graduate students. More than 50 students have received advanced degrees under her supervision, and over 100 postdoctoral fellows and sabbatical visitors have worked with her. Fox also serves on numerous boards, including the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), where she chaired the Subcommittee on Infrastructure for the 21st Century in 2003; the National Academy’s Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable, which she co-chairs; the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC); and a number of corporate boards.

More biographical information is available online at: http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/newsrel/chancellor/chancellornamed_bio.asp

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November 16, 2005

The Future of the U.S. Power Industry

A special Wharton Club event...

Ian McLean, President, Exelon Power Team, Executive Vice President, Exelon Corporation will discuss his perspectives on Key Energy Topics

Don't miss a special program on ENERGY, which will include: Utility Merger Activity, Regional Transmission Organizational Development, Retail Deregulation and Renewable Generation.

6:30 - 7:00 pm Registration/Reception
7:00 - 8:30pm Seminar
8:30 - 9:00 pm Reception

Desmond Hotel, Malvern, PA
For directions please go to http://www.desmondgv.com/map.html

$30 Wharton Club members
$20 students
$40 Wharton Club nonmembers

About Ian McLean:
As President of Power Team, Ian P. McLean, oversees a nationwide, asset-based power marketing business that allows Exelon Corporation to maximize the value of the industry-leading generation portfolio built through the merger of Unicom Corporation and PECO.

Mr. McLean joined PECO Energy in 1999 as senior vice president and president of PECO Energy’s national wholesale marketing division, also known as Power Team. He was promoted to executive vice president in 2002.

Prior to joining PECO Energy, Mr. McLean was group vice president of industrial commodities management for Engelhard Corporation, where his responsibilities included global trading, refining and recycling businesses with sites around the world. He began his career at Engelhard Corporation in 1985 as managing director of the London trading operation. In 1987, he was appointed senior vice president of the USA group, and the profits of this group grew 300 percent in an eight-year period between 1987 and 1994.

Mr. McLean has also held positions with Johnson Matthey, Gerald Metals and Globe Commodities

He received his Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, in mathematics from Teesside University, located in Northern England.

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November 17, 2005

Young Alum Happy Hour - Continental Midtown

Thursday, November 17, 2005, 6 PM

Continental Midtown
1801 Chestnut Street
(Chestnut and 18th Streets)

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