Lecture spotlight: Salk, kidney transplants, overdose epidemic and annual Covestro talk

Inaugural Lecture: “Progress in Kidney Transplant Survival Over Three Decades & Future Directions” by Dr. Sundaram Hariharan, Robert J. Corry Chair in Transplantation Surgery
4 p.m. April 4, Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6


2019 Covestro Distinguished Lecture: Julio M. Ottino, dean of McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

5 p.m. April 4: “When Art, Technology, and Science Were One: Why They Split, and Why They May Join Again”

9:30 p.m. April 5: “The Evolution of Mixing: From Stretching and Folding to Cutting and Shuffling; Parallels, Divergences, and Lessons”

Both in 102 Benedum Hall


“Salk: The Man Behind the Vaccine,” presented by the Archive Theatre Project
4-5:30 p.m. April 9, Hillman Library, G-49 Digital Scholarship Commons

The event will be a staged reading of Jonas Salk and the story of Pitt's polio team. Produced by Pitt doctoral students, this archive-inspired reading draws on the Max A. Lauffer Papers from Archives & Special Collections. A talkback with archivists and the producers follows the reading.


SVC Lecture: “Changing Dynamics of the Drug Overdose Epidemic in the United States: 1979-2016,” by Dr. Hawre Jalal, assistant professor of health policy and management, Graduate School of Public Health
Noon, April 12, Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6

SVC lectures are live streamed for people with Pitt login credentials (the lecture will not be available after it has ended). A link to the live stream and more information on Jalal's lecture will be available at svc-seminar.pitt.edu two weeks prior to the event.