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January 5, 1995



Thursday 5

Molecular Genetics/Biochemistry Seminar

"Regulation and Function of Inducible NO Synthase,"

Timothy Billiar, surgery;

1295 BST, 3:30 p.m.


Vs. Lehigh; Field House, 7:30 p.m.

Friday 6

GSPIA Lecture

"Interreligious Cooperation as a Foundation for Community Development,"

Samuel Habib, Protestant Churches of Egypt;

2K56 FQ, 11 a.m. (624-4579)

Argentina Study Group Meeting

4E51 FQ, 11 a.m. (648-7612)

Pharmacology Seminar

"The Role of the Nuclear Matrix in Gene Regulation and Cancer,"

Robert Getzenberg, PCI;

1395 BST, noon-1 p.m. (648-7247)

Saturday 7

Women's Basketball

Vs. Miami; Field House, 2 p.m.

Sunday 8

Bradford Campus Film

"Freud: The Secret Passion,"

introduction, Erik Nakjavani, humanities;

O'Kain Aud., Swarts Hall, UPB, 2 p.m. (814-362-7590)

Monday 9

Greek Week Blood Drive

FQ Galleria, noon-5:45 p.m.

Johnstown Campus Film

"Modern Times";

Engineering & Science Bldg. Aud., UPJ, 7 p.m. (814-269-2083)

Tuesday 10

Greek Week Blood Drive

FQ Galleria, noon-5:45 p.m.

Intercultural Bag Lunch

3708 Fifth Ave., Suite 500, noon-1 p.m. (383-1813)

CLAS Lecture

"The Fight for Labor Rights in the Wake of NAFTA: The Experience of the UE in Cross-Border Labor Organizing and the Deficiencies of the Labor Side Agreement of NAFTA,"

Robin Alexander, United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America;

4E51 FQ, noon-1 p.m.

Faculty Assembly Meeting

1K56 FQ, 3 p.m.

Wednesday 11

Environmental Health & Safety Training

Bloodborne Pathogen Training & Hepatitis B Vaccine administration;

Benedum Aud., 9 a.m. (624-9505)

Staff Association Council Meeting

2M/2P56 FQ, noon-2 p.m.

Greek Week Blood Drive

FQ Galleria, noon-5:45 p.m.

OFD Teaching Workshop

Writing Courses II;

WPU Dining Rm. A, 1-2:30 p.m.

Linguistics Lecture "Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) of Human Language Processing," Steven Small;

144 CL, 3 p.m.

Men's Basketball

Vs. Connecticut; Field House, 8 p.m.

Thursday 12

Staff Development Workshop

"Invoice Audit";

40th fl. CL, 9 a.m.-noon (624-8046)

Greek Week Blood Drive

FQ Galleria, noon-5:45 p.m.

Otolaryngology Seminar

Richard Mabry, U. of Texas;

Eye & Ear Institute, 5th fl. board rm., 1:30-5 p.m. (647-8783)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Cell Membranes With Cubic Symmetries — Implications for Space Partitioning in Cell Organelles," Tomas Landh, U. of Buffalo;

1395 BST, 2-3 p.m. (648-7247)

GSPH Colloquium

"Ethical and Policy Issues Related to Childbearing Among HIV Infected Women,"

Nancy Kass, Johns Hopkins;

G-23 Parran aud., 3:30 p.m.

Friday 13

Staff Development Workshop

"Supervisory Evaluations by Subordinates";

100 Craig, 9 a.m.-noon (624-8046)

Greek Week Blood Drive

FQ Galleria, 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Senate BPC Meeting

WPU Dining Rm. B, noon-2 p.m.

Pharmacology Seminar

"Pharmacology and Function of Nicotinic Receptors on Sympathetic Neurons,"

John Horn, neurobiology;

1395 BST, noon-1 p.m. (648-7247)

Saturday 14

Program in Survival Skills/Ethics for Emerging Scientists Workshop

Oral communications;

2nd. fl. aud. WPIC, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (624-7098)

Men's Basketball

Vs. Syracuse; Field House, 1 p.m.

Program in Survival Skills/Ethics for Emerging Scientists Seminar

"Maintaining Integrity Requires Vigilance, not Vigilantes,"

Howard Schachman, UC Berkeley;

2nd. fl. aud. WPIC, 2:30 p.m. (624-7098)

Women's Basketball

Vs. Boston; Field House, 4:30 p.m.

Sunday 15


Vs. Iowa State; Field House, 7:30 p.m.

Monday 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

University offices closed

Nationality Room Tours

CL, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (624-6000)

Tuesday 17

History of Art and Architecture Colloquium

"A Capitalistic View of Labor and Industry: John White Alexander's Mural Program at The Carnegie,"

Rina Youngner;

203 Frick Fine Arts, noon-1 p.m.

Wednesday 18

Staff Development Workshop

"Writing Skills IV: Letters and Memos";

100 Craig, 9 a.m.-noon (624-8046)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

3708 Fifth Ave., Suite 500, noon-1 p.m. (383-1813)

Pathology Lecture

"Molecular Genetics of Human Cancer,"

Curtis Harris, NIH;

Scaife, lecture rm. 5, 4 p.m.

Health Management & Policy Lecture

"Can Work Force Reform Match Health Care Reform?"

Gary Filerman, PEW Health Professions Commission;

A115 lecture hall, GSPH, 4:30-6 p.m.

Women's Basketball

Vs. Providence; Field House, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 19

OFD Teaching Development Workshop

Writing Courses II;

WPU Dining Rm. A, noon-1:30 p.m.

Arts & Sciences Colloquium on IR Theory

"Norms and National Security: Germany and Japan at the End of the Cold War,"

Peter Katzenstein, Cornell;

2K56 FQ, noon-1:30 p.m. (648-7275)

Ethics for Lunch Lecture

"Conceptualizing Genetic Identity: Of Being and Bondage,"

Rhonda Hatman, law;

Aud. 5 Scaife, noon-1 p.m.

Staff Development Workshop

"Project Management: The Basics";

100 Craig, 1-4 p.m. (624-8046)

Molecular Genetics/Biochemistry Lecture

"Animal Model of Gene Therapy for AIDS,"

Frank Tung, GSPH;

1295 BST, 3:30 p.m.


University Art Gallery

"Images of a Semester At Sea: Photographs by Alan Arellano and His Students,"

January-February 1995, (648-2792)

Ph.D. Defenses


"p53 Function as a Transcriptional Regulator,"

Di Jiang, molecular genetics and biochemistry dept.;

1295 BST, Jan. 6 at 10:30 a.m.


"A New Product Innova-tiveness and Cross-Functional Teams,"

Rajesh Sethi;

359 Mervis, Jan. 6 at 3 p.m.


"An Evaluation of a Self-Management Program for Adults With Asthma,"

Jill Berg, 369 Victoria., Jan. 10, 10 a.m.-noon


"Nonparametric Error Estimation Methods for Evaluating and Validating Artificial Neural Network Prediction Models,"

Janet M. Twomey, industrial engineering;

1038 Benedum, Jan. 13 at 9:30 a.m.


PittNet Port Installation

The deadline for applications is Jan. 9, 1995, to CIS, RIDC Park (624-7441)

UPMC Schizophrenia Treatment & Research Workshop

Feb. 4 workshop Treatment Challenges in Schizophrenia. Deadline for registration is Jan. 13. Call 647-9555.

Central Research Development Small Grants Program

Proposals must be received at the Office of Research, 350 Thackeray Hall, by 4 p.m. Jan. 18 (624-7411)

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, Jan. 19. It will contain events of Jan. 19-Feb. 2. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. Jan. 12 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information will not be accepted over the telephone but can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail: njbrown@vms.cis.

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