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April 13, 1995


Thursday 13

UPMC Pathology Lecture

"Perinatal Mortality-Still a Challenge in the '90s,"

Jean Keeling, Royal Hospital for Sick Children;

Children's Hospital, McCluskey Aud., 8:30 a.m.

Employee Assistance Program

"Stress Management,"

Nancy Mallon;

1103 UPMC Conf. Center, Scaife, 9-11 a.m. (647-3698)

UPMC Race for the Cure

Registration Presby Cafeteria, April13, 25, 27;

WPIC cafeterias, April 18 & 20, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (647-6329)

CLAS Lecture

"The Catholic Church in Nicaragua: Pastoral Initiatives and Politics,"

Andrew Stein, political science;

4N51 FQ, noon-1 p.m.

Medical Ethics/Continuing Education Lecture

"Newborns' Mothers and the Ethics of Screening for HIV,"

Ronald Bayer, Columbia;

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

Social History Lecture

"We Are Not What We Seem: Black Soldiers and World War II in Historical Perspective,"

Joyce Thomas, Cleveland State/Smithsonian;

history lounge, 3P11 FQ, noon

UPMC Lecture

"All About Shingles,"

Brian Jegasothy, dermatology;

Sq. Hill Health Ctr., 5818 Forbes Ave., 1-2 p.m. (422-9802)

Men's Tennis Vs. Duquesne;

Cost Sports Ctr., 3 p.m. (648-8240)

GSPH Colloquium

"Tuberculosis and the Challenge of the Ethics of Public Health,"

Ronald Bayer, Columbia;

G-23 Parran, 3:30 p.m. (624-3496)

Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Lecture

"Involvement of Superantigens in Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus,"

Massimo Trucco, Children's Hospital;

1295 BST, 3:30 p.m. (648-9458)

Study Abroad Workshop

"National Security Education Program Information";

4E51 FQ, 3:30 p.m (648-7421)

Chemistry Colloquium

"Organometallic Chemistry at Transition Metal Boryl, Amido and Thiolate Complexes: Bonding Principles to Catalysis,"

John Hartwig, Yale;

Chevron, Ashe Aud., 4 p.m. (624-8200)

Friday 14 Pharmacology Seminar

"Gene Therapy for Pulmonary Neoplasms,"

Steven Albelda, Penn;

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

Anthropology Lecture

"Gender, Race and Ethnographic Film: A Panel Discussion,"

Judith Modell, CMU;

Kathleen Allen, Jeffrey Schwartz, Kathleen Dewalt;

3D10 FQ, 3 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"The Disappearing Particle: The Case of the 17-keV Neutrino,"

Allan Franklin, U. of Col./Boulder;

817R CL, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday 15



Carnegie Museum of Art Theater, 8 p.m. (622-3212)

Monday 17

Fall Term Add/drop period begins

Open Enrollment Info. Session

WPU Kurtzman Rm., 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Civil & Environmental Engineering Lectures

"Future Developments in Load and Resistance Factor Design,"

T. V. Galambos; Scaife Aud. 6, 11 a.m.-noon

"Rating of Bridges," T.V. Galambos;

Scaife Aud. 6, 3-4 p.m. (624-9870)

Used Book Sale

WPU Ballrm., 2-7 p.m. (567-5770)

Africana Studies

Recital Class final presentations;

Stephen Foster Mem. Aud., 7-11 p.m. (649-2276)

Johnstown Film "Raising Arizona";

Engineering & Science Bldg. Aud., UPJ, 7 p.m. (814-269-7141)

Tuesday 18

Open Enrollment Info. Session

WPU Kurtzman Rm., 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

UPMC Lecture

"Body Fat and Fitness Analysis";

Sq. Hill Health Ctr., 5818 Forbes Ave., 10 a.m.-noon (422-9802)

Used Book Sale

WPU Ballrm., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (567-5770)

CLAS Lecture

"Mexican Women in Movement Politics: Paving the Way for Greater Political Representation?"

Linda Stevenson, political science;

4E51 FQ, noon-1 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Godel's Proof, Transcomputability and the Mind-Brain Problem in AI,"

Jao Teixiera, U. of Sao Carlos;

817R CL, noon

Social History Lecture

"American Antipoverty Wars in Comparative Perspective,"

Gareth Davies, U. of Manchester;

history lounge, 3P11 FQ, noon

City Planning Commission Hearing on Pitt Master Plan

1st fl. John P. Robin Civic Bldg.,

200 Ross St., Downtown, 3 p.m.

Men's Tennis Vs. CMU,

Cost Sports Ctr., 3 p.m. (648-8240)

Cultural Studies Lecture

"England's Dreaming,"

Jon Savage;

501 CL, 3 p.m.

University Council on Graduate Study

Meeting 817 CL, 3-5 p.m.

UPMC Community Forum

"Community and Recovery From Disaster,"

Kai Erikson, Yale;

Pgh. Theological Seminary, 616 Highland Ave., 7-9 p.m. (383-1981)

Music Student Recital

"Mostly Chopin";

Frick Fine Arts Aud., 8 p.m. (624-4125)

Bradford History Lecture

"Nox infernalis: Dresden 13 February 1945,"

Marvin Thomas;

O'Kain Aud., UPB, 8 p.m. (814-362-7590)

Wednesday 19

Environmental Health & Safety Training Bloodborne Pathogen Training & Hepatitis B Vaccine;

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

Used Book Sale

WPU Ballrm., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (567-5770)

SAC Meeting

2M/2P56 FQ, noon-2 p.m. (624-4236)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

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

Staff Transfer Info. Session

100 Craig, 12:15-12:45 p.m.

Cultural Studies Lecture

"Tainted Love: Homosexuality and Pop Music,"

Jon Savage; 501 CL, 3 p.m. (624-7232)

UPMC Cancer Education Lecture

Forbes Regional Hospital, 2570 Haymaker Rd., Monroeville, 4 p.m. (624-1115)

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Evolution of Phage Integrases,"

Allan Campbell, Stanford;

169 Crawford, 4 p.m.

Cell Biology & Physiology Colloquium

"DNA-Based Immunication via Direct Gene Transfer: A New Approach to Vaccine Development,"

Robert Whalen, Center National de la Recherche Scientifique & Pasture Institute;

1495 BST, 4 p.m.

Faculty & Staff Personal Financial Planning Seminar

"College Expense Funding,"

Robert Fragasso, Smith Barney Shearson;

G23 Parran, 6-9 p.m.

Thursday 20

Used Book Sale

WPU Ballrm., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (567-5770)

FAS & CMU Workshop

"Resegregation or Empowerment: The Impact of 'Exclusive' Events in the Academy";

CMU Student Activities Ctr., noon-1 p.m. (624-6026)

Baseball Vs. Duquesne,

Trees Field, 1 p.m.

UPMC Cancer Education Lecture

Mercy Hospital Community Cancer Center, 508 Lewis Run Rd.,

Jefferson, 1-3 p.m. (624-1115)

Chemistry Lecture

"Assembly in Structure of Molecular Squares,"

Peter Stang, U. of Utah;

Chevron, Ashe Aud., 2:30 p.m. (624-8200)

Biostatistics Seminar

"Efficient Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Logistic Regression Models in Two-stage Studies,"

Richard Holubkov, U. of Wash.;

A-115 Crabtree, 3:30 p.m. (624-3023)

Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Seminar

"Mitochondrial Protein Kinases: A New Family of Eukaryotic Protein Kinases,"

Robert Harris, Indiana U.;

1295 BST, 3:30 p.m. (648-9458)

Communication Science & Disorders Colloquium

"Issues of Newborn Hearing Screening,"

Diane Sabo, Children's Hospital;

3347 Forbes Ave., 1st fl., 4:30-6 p.m. (383-1600)

KGSB Lecture

"Entrepreneurial Training,"

Clarence Curry;

G-24 CL, 4:45-7:45 p.m.

Music Concert

Men's Glee Club & Women's Chorale;

Frick Fine Arts Aud., 8 p.m. (624-4125)

Friday 21

Spring Term

Last day for undergraduate day classes Scouting for Food Drive Recognition Ceremony WPU Assembly Rm., 10 a.m. (648-7897)

Mental Health/Psychiatry Lecture

"The Neurobiology of Antipsychotic Drug Treatment Response in Schizophrenia,"

John Csernansky;

WPIC aud., 2nd fl., 10:30 a.m. (624-0750)

Alzheimer Research Center Lecture

"Legislative Prospective on Alzheimer's Disease in 1995,"

Colleen McCullum, UPMC-Federal Government Relations and Gail Ward,

UPMC-State Government Relations;

4 South Montefiore, ADRC Conf. Rm., noon-1 p.m.

Medical Anthropology Lecture

"Methological Issues in Studying Transplantation in a North American City,"

Kata Chillag;

3D10 FQ, noon

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"An Experimental Study of the Centipede Game in Normal Form – An Investigation of Learning,"

Rosemarie Nagel;

817R CL, noon

Pharmacology Seminar

"Regulated Splicing of Messenger RNA Precursors,"

Paula Grabowski, biological science;

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

Anthropology Lecture

"Searching for the Bodies to the Colossal Olmec Heads,"

Robert Kruger;

3D10 FQ, 3 p.m.

PSC Seminar

"Bambi Meets Godzilla: Object Databases for Scientific Computing,"

David Maier and Davis Hansen, Oregon Graduate Inst.;

Software Engineering Institute aud., 4500 Fifth Ave., 4 p.m. (268-4960)

Slovak Film

"Death Is Called Engelchen,"

ground fl. CL, rm. 16a, 6:15 p.m.

FAS Inaugural Conference of the Warhol Museum

"The Importance of Being Andy,"

Christopher Hitchens, keynote speaker;

Carnegie Lecture Hall, 7 p.m. (624-6564)

Psychology in Education Lecture

"Dream Lovers and Nightmares,"

Polly Houng-Eisendrath, Pittsburgh Jung Society;

Frick Fine Arts Aud., 7:30-10 p.m. (648-7036)

Saturday 22

FAS Inaugural Conference of the Warhol Museum

"Andy Warhol: The Renaissance Man," Peter Wollen;

"Death in America: Trauma in Warhol," Hal Foster

"Pre-Pop, Post-Pop: Warhol's Fashion Magazines," Richard Martin;

panelists; Mark Francis, chair; J. Paul Narkunaus, respondent; 10 a.m.-noon

"From Burned Baby to Recording Angel: The Writer Inside Andy Warhol,"Victor Bockris

"Something On the Velvet Underground," John Savage

"Like Rockets and television," Lynne Tillman, Andrew Wood, chair; Damon Smith, respondent; 1:30-3:30 p.m.

"Warhol Before the Mirror," Steven Shaviro; Amy Taubin

"Close Encounters with the Warhol Kind," Patrick Smith; Lucy Fischer, chair; Anne Ciecko, respondent; 4-6 p.m.

Warhol's work in relation to Art History; Ultra Violet slide presentation, 8 p.m.

The AndyWarhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St. (237-8300)

Baseball Vs. Providence,

Trees Field, noon

Nationality Council Ball

WPU Assembly & Kurtzman Rooms, 6 p.m. (624-6150)

Slovak Club Lecture

"The Inhabitatants of the Middle Danube in the 6th-10th Centuries,"

Tana Stefano-vicova, Comenius U.;

1401 CL, 7:47 p.m.


"Rodrigo D: No Future";

Carnegie Museum of Art Theater, 8 p.m. (362-5520)

Biological Sciences Concert

Elizabeth Franzen, pianist;

Frick Fine Arts Aud., 8-9:30 p.m.

Sunday 23

SHRS Health Fair Cardiac Climb

5K; PA Hall, 8 a.m. (624-8943)

FAS Inaugural Conference of the Warhol Museum

"Andy Warhol: American Humorist,"

Ralph Rugoff; Patrizia Lombardo; Peter Wollen, chair; Matt Tinkcom, respondent, 9-11 a.m.

"Swimming Underground: The Warhol Years,"

Mary Woronov; John Cale; Michael Eaton; Colin Maccabe, chair; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St. (237-8300) Admissions & Financial Aid Recruitment 120 & 121 Lawrence, & L-9 Clapp, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (624-7169) History Lecture "A Law of Habs, Kiwis and Mates: 'High' Versus 'Low' Legal Cultures in the British Dominions of Canada, Australia and New Zealand (to 1915) With Regards to Accidents," Peter Karsten; 3P11 FQ, noon

Baseball Vs. Providence,

Trees Field, noon

Music Concert

Heinz Chapel Choir;

Heinz Chapel, 3 p.m. (624-4126)

Monday 24

Business Seminar

"Managing the Accounting Function: The Expanded Role of the Controller,"

244 CL, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (1-800-453-3765)

Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry Seminar

"Regulation of Eukaryotic Transcription: Co-Activators and the Basal Machinery,"

Robert Tjian, UC/Berkeley;

WPIC Aud., 2nd fl., 3:30 p.m. (648-9458)

Johnstown Film

"Bob Roberts";

Engineering & Science Bldg. Aud., UPJ, 7 p.m. (814-269-7141)

Tuesday 25

KGSB Breakfast Briefing

"Emerging International Environmental Management Standards,"

Hyatt Regency Pgh., 8-10 a.m. RSVP: April 18 (648-1616)

Open Enrollment Info. Session

WPU Ballrm., 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

CLAS Lecture

"Aboriginal and Ethnic Music in Latin America," Isabel Aretz de Ramon, FUNDEF; 4E51 FQ, noon-1 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"On the Demarcation of Philosophy From Science,"

Gerald Massey;

817R CL, noon

Wednesday 26

CPR Class

Heartsaver course;

8 a.m.-noon (647-8368)

Business Seminar

"Today's Secretary: A Management Skills for Secretaries Program,"

208 CL, 9 a.m-4:30 p.m.

"Activity Based Costing,"

244 CL, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (1-800-453-3765)

UPMC Lecture

"Decision-Making in Medical Ethics: Do Religious Perspectives Count?"

Mark Kuczewski and Rabbi Yisroel Miller;

Sq. Hill Health Ctr., 5818 Forbes Ave., 11 a.m.-noon (422-9802)

Alumni Assn. Downtown Lecture Series

Daniel Fogel, KGSB;

Westin William Penn, noon (624-8229)

Pathology Seminar

"Regulation of Tissue Factor Expression in Monocytes,"

Maryann Donovan-Peluso;

618 Scaife, 4 p.m. (648-1040)

Thursday 27

Johnstown Workshop

"Grantsmanship for Non-Profits,"

Marshall Gordon, Health & Welfare Assn.;

Murtha Center, UPJ; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

UPMC Cancer Education Lecture

Mercy Hospital Community Cancer Center, 508 Lewis Run Rd., Jefferson, 1-3 p.m.

Women's Studies Lecture

"Stories of Decolonization: Multiculturalism and the Challenge of Feminist, Anti-racist Education,"

Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Hamilton College;

501 CL, 3:30 p.m.

Geology Seminar

"Closure of Underground Storage Tanks in Pennsylvania,"

Chris Kern, Hafer, Inc.;

203 Thaw, 3:45 p.m. (624-8780)

Ph.D. Defense

Hispanic Languages & Literatures

"La Poesia de Distancias: Luis Felipe Vivanco (1907-1975),"

Earl Hudson Jr.;

April 13, 1217B CL, 11 a.m.


"Cationic Liposome and Polymer Mediated Gene Transfer,"

Xiang Gao, April 13, 1395 BST, 1 p.m.


"The Development of Stefan Wolpe's Compositional Style 1948-1963 and the Role of Other Arts, With 'Never Any Jam Today' (Original Composition),"

David Kohn, April 14, 114 Music, 9 a.m.


"A Photonic ATM Switch with Output Buffers for Broadband Services,"

Muh-Rong Yang, April 14, A211 LIS, 9:30 a.m.


"John Dewey's Epistemology,"

Allen Poteshman, April 14, 1001D CL, 10:30 a.m.


"The Dynamic Functional Organization of the Hippocampus With Respect to Ecitation by the Entorhinal Cortex,"

Mark Yeckel, April 14, 169 Crawford, 11 a.m.


"Molecular Dissection of Viral Protein and DNA Sequence Requirements for the Initiation of Human Papilloma Virus Type-1a DNA Replication,"

Vidya Gopalakrishnan, April 18, 1295 BST, noon


"Library Development Consultants in State Library Agencies: A Comparative Study of Background, Job Activities, Career Satisfaction and Educational Needs for Effecting Consulting,"

Jane Moore, April 19, 601 LIS, 10 a.m.-noon

Rhetric and Communication

"Redeemer Nation, Redeemer President: George Bush Talks Us Into War,"

Jean Brown, April 19, 1117 CL, 4 p.m.


"A Naturalistic Inquiry Into the Effect of Emergent Literacy Behavior on Families in Public Housing Communities,"

Molly Kinney,

April 21, 503 LIS, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Theatre Arts

"Kinesthetic Engagement Technique: Theories and Practices for Training the Actor,"

David Tabish,

April 25, 1601 CL, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Kuntu Repertory

"Boppin' With the Ancestors";

April 13-15, Stephen Foster Memorial Aud., 8 p.m. (624-7298)


"Execution of Justice";

Studio Theater, Basement CL, through April 15, 8 p.m. (624-7529)


Women's Studies

History of Women at Pitt;

Hillman ground fl., through April.

Pitt Special Collections Reading Room

"Thomas C. Pears III Collection of Printing History and Design,"

works and designs printed by Thomas C. Pears III;

363 Hillman through April 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (648-8190)

Studio Arts

"Senior Exhibition";

UP Gallery, through May 2, Tue.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. (648-2428)


Ben Franklin Challenge Grant

Matching grants of up to $100,000 each are available. Projects will be considered that involve research and development leading to the commercialization of a product or process. Two-hour workshops will cover the "how-to's" of applying. The deadline for submitting an application is 4 p.m., April 21. Funds will be made available beginning in September. (681-1520)

Neuropsychiatry Conference

This conference is designed for practicing psychiatric, neurologic and rehabilitation physicians, psychologists and nurses. Holiday Inn at University Center, May 5, 8:15 a.m. Deadline for registration: April 14. (647-8265) College of General Studies Deadline for new applicants: Summer term/Session I, April 14; Session II, June 9. (642-6600)

Faculty Development Grants

Competition REES invites proposals to develop new courses on the region or add significant REES content to existing courses. Innovation in content or form, and a comparative or interdisciplinary perspective, are especially sought. All full-time faculty in CAS, CGS or professional schools may apply. Submission deadline: April 15. (648-2290)

Intergenerational Arts Festival

Artwork submissions due April 19- 26, Generations Together office, 121 Univ. Place, Suite 300. (648-7154)

Women's Studies Program

15th Annual Prize Competition for the best student research on women or gender issues and concerns. The competition is open to all students at the University. Total prizes of up to $750 will be awarded for the best graduate and undergraduate papers. Obtain a copy of the guidelines at 2632 CL. Deadline: Undergraduates (May 2, 1995); Graduates (May 9, 1995).

Fulbright Grants Competition

Official opening on May 1 of the 1996-97 competition, and other grants for graduate study abroad in academic fields and for professional training in the creative and performing arts. Students currently enrolled at Pitt should contact Annagene Yucas, the Fulbright adviser, UCIS, 4G FQ. Deadline for applications is Oct. 6, 1995.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, April 27. It will contain events of April 27-May 11. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. April 20 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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