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July 7, 2005


Thursday 7

• Summer 4-week-3 session add/drop period ends.

Immunology Seminar

“Type 1 Diabetes: An Autoimmune Disease,” Massimo Trucco, Children’s; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, noon-1 pm

OIS Intercultural Lunch

Ground fl. WPU, noon-1:15 pm (also July 14 & 21; 4-7120)

UPMC Cancer Talk

“A Reason to Hope: New Advances in the Treatment of Melanoma,” Howard Edington & John Kirkwood; Cooper Conf. Ctr., Hillman Cancer Ctr., Shadyside, 6:30-8 pm ( 7-3555)

Friday 8

• Summer 6-week-2 session deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean’s office.

Inst. for Entrepreneurial Excellence Talk

“The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”; 104 Mervis, 7:30-10 am (8-1542)

Medical Grand Rounds

“Selection of Antibiotic Therapy in an Era of Increased Clostridim Difficile & Antibiotic Resistance,” David Paterson; lecture rm. 6 Scaife, 8-9 am

Saturday 9

CGS Adult Student Info Session

McCarl Ctr. 4th fl. CL, 10:30 am-noon (4-6600)

Wednesday 13

CGS Adult Student Info Sessions

McCarl Ctr. 4th fl. CL, 12:30-2 pm (also 6-7:30 pm; 4-6600)

Thursday 14

Endocrine Conference

“Techniques for Isolation, Characterizing & Quantifying Proteins,” Nick Brown; 1195 BST, noon-1 pm

Friday 15

Medical Grand Rounds

“Acute Hematologic & Oncologic Emergencies,” Adam Brufsky; lecture rm. 6 Scaife, 8-9 am

Tuesday 19

CGS Graduate Certificate in Gerontology Info Session

McCarl Ctr. 4th fl. CL, 6-7 pm (4-6600)

Wednesday 20

• Summer 4-week-3 session deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean’s office.

Ph.D. Defenses


“Incorporating Women’s Health Into Medicine: Institutional Change in Medical Education,” Mary Kleinman; July 7, 2431 Posvar, 10:30 am

Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering

“Dendrimers on Substrates: Interfacial Interactions, Domain Formation & Physical Intermixing,” Fengting Xu, July 7, 823 Benedum, 3:30 pm

Medicine/Cellular & Molecular Pathology

“Variations in Microarray Based Gene Expression Profiling: Identifying Sources & Improving Results,” Changqing Ma; July 8, S121 BST, 10 am


“Large Shareholder Turnover & CEO Compensation,” Kyonghee Kim; July 14, 280 Mervis, 10 am


“A Bayesian Adjustment for Ovariate Misclassification With Correlated Binary Outcome Data,” Dianxu Ren; July 14, 109 Parran, 1 pm

A&S/Intelligent Systems

“An Evaluation of Decision-Theoretic Tutorial Action Selection,” R. Chas Murray; July 15, 9th fl. LRDC, 10 am


“The Acquirer & the Performance of Targets in Partial Acquisitions: The Case of Japanese Acquisitions in the U.S., 1980-2000,” Stanko Racic; July 19, 102 Mervis, 2-4 pm


“Resource Configuration and Value Creation Following Mergers & Acquisitions,” Feisal Murshed; July 20, 102 Mervis, 12:30 pm


“Stress, Psychosocial Factors & the Outcomes of Anxiety, Depression & Substance Abuse in Rural Adolescents,” Nickole Tickerhoof George; July 20, 451 Victoria, 2 pm


“Managing Expectations Through Process Visibility to Improve Online Customer Satisfaction,” Claudia Costa; July 21, 102 Mervis, 10 am


Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Request forms due July 8 for 4-week-3 session. (4-6147)


Hillman Library Exhibit

“Henslow’s Bunting,” through July 18; “Winter Hawk,” July 19-Aug. 1, Audubon exhibit case, ground fl. Hillman, M-Th 7:50 am-10 pm, F 7:50 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. noon-9 pm (8-7715)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published July 21. It will contain events of July 21-Sept. 1. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm July 14 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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