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November 8, 2001


Thursday, November 8

Financial Fundamentals Seminar

Carolyn Kaempf; 342 Craig, 9 am-noon

Bioethics Grand Rounds

"The Effectiveness of Involuntary Outpatient Commitment: The Data & the Controversy," Marvin Swartz; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, noon-1 pm

Holiday Eating Seminar

"Can You Actually Eat the Goodies Without Ending Up Looking Like Santa?" Leslie Bonci; Kurtzman Rm. WPU, noon-1 pm

Immunology Seminar

"The Therapeutic Role of Dendritic Cells in the NOD Mouse Model of Autoimmune Diabetes," Maryam Hariri; W995 BST, noon

Vanguard Group Seminar

"Investments: Beyond the Basics"; 1st fl. Craig, noon-2 pm

Biostatistics Seminar

Samuel Wieand & Stephanie Land; A115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

English Reading

"Shanghai Quartet: The Crossing of Four Women of China," Min-zhan Lu, U of WI; 501 CL, 4 pm

AIU Workshop

"Children in World Cinema," Martin Votruba; Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre, 5-8 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Electron Transfer & Transport — Some Mechanistic Issues," Mark Ratner; Ashe Aud. Chevron, 5:30 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm

African Studies Symposium

"Globalization & the African World," Dennis Brutus & Rob Penny; A115 Crabtree, 7 pm

Black Week Lecture

"KRS-ONE's Temple of Hip-Hop," Kris Parker; Kurtzman Rm. WPU, 8 pm

Friday, November 9

Audiology Seminar

"Preliminary Data From the Pediatric Amplification Study," Sheila Pratt; 5073 Forbes Tower, 7:30-8:30 am

Human Genetics Seminar

"A Genome-Wide Scan for Loci Affecting Normal Adult Height in the Framingham Heart Study," Daniel Weeks; A115 Crabtree, noon-1 pm

Pharmacology Seminar

"Mechanism Based Drug Discovery in the Pre & Post Genome Era," Neil Gibson, OSI Pharmaceuticals; 1395 BST, noon

Vanguard Group Seminar

"Budget & Debt Management"; 1st fl. Craig, noon-2 pm

English Lecture

"Terms of Work in Composition: A Materialist Critique," Bruce Horner, U of WI; 501 CL, 1-3 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Molecular Deformations & Molecular Writings," Mark Ratner; Ashe Aud. Chevron, 3:30 pm

Film Studies Lecture/Film

"St. Elmo's Fire," screenwriter Carl Kurlander; 7th fl. aud. Masonic, 7-10 pm

Women's Basketball vs. M.I. Express; Field House, 7 pm

BAS Talent Show

Assembly Rm. WPU, 8 pm

Saturday, November 10

Audiology Videoconference

1P56 Posvar, 10 am-4:30 pm (3-6542)

Men's Basketball vs. CA All-Stars; Field House, 7:30 pm

Sunday, November 11

Polish Festival

Commons Rm. CL, noon-5 pm

Italian Studies Presentation

"Dante in Film," 116 CL, 2-3:30 pm

Black Academia Collaborative Structure Tutorial Study Session

Dinning Rm. A WPU, 3-6 pm

Organ Recital

Lucius Weathersby, Dillard U; Heinz Chapel, 3 pm

Monday, November 12

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 Posvar, 3 pm

Senate Plant Utilization & Planning Committee Meeting

1627 CL, 4 pm

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Orchestrating SV40 DNA Replication: New Insights Into the Players," Ellen Fanning, Vanderbilt; 169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Pgh. Chamber Music Concert

Peterson Quartet, Berlin; Carnegie Music Hall, 8 pm

Tuesday, November 13

Faculty & Staff Development Program Workshop

"The Sandwich Generation," Paul Ganster; 100 Craig, 10-11:30 am

Epidemiology Seminar

"Genetics, Public Health & Disease Prevention," Muin Khoury; A115 Crabtree, noon-1:25 pm

Global Studies Lecture

"Technology & Society: The Impact of Information & Telecommunications Technologies," Spyros Konidaris; 4E51 Posvar, noon

HA & A Colloquium

"Big Zink & Little Zink: Supermum/Workaholics at the National Portrait Gallery, London," Britta Dwyer; 203 FFA, noon

Intercultural Bag Lunch

5th fl. Medical Arts, noon

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Talk

"Baldwin & His Many Effects: Does Learning Lead Natural Selection," David Depew; U of IA, 817R CL

Community Service Leadership Symposium

"Challenges & Rewards: Integrating Community Service Into Your Career," Jim Roddey,county exec.; FFA aud., 5:30-9 pm (412/247-0185)

UPMC Ctr. for Sports Medicine Seminar

"Perfecting Sports Performance"; main aud., UPG, 6-8 pm

BAS Meeting

Kurtzman Rm. WPU, 8:30 pm

Wednesday, November 14

Faculty & Staff Development Program Workshop

"The 3-Dimensional Leader," Katherine Loh; 100 Craig, 9 am-noon

Gallery Talk

"The Four Walls: A Family of Western Pennsylvania Artists," Betty McWilliams; 105 FFA, noon

History Talk

"Locating Buckley: A Typology of Euro-Diaspora Culture Brokers in Australia & the Americas," Peter Karsten; 3P11 Posvar, noon

Women's Studies Talk

"American-born Women of Asian Descent: Patterns & Trends of Eurogamy," Tina Ha; 901 CL, noon

Staff Association Council Fall Marketplace

Ballrm. WPU, noon-1:30 pm

Health Policy Inst. Lecture

"Management & Policy Aspects of Health Care for People With Disabilities," Katherine Seel-man; GSPH aud., 4-5:30 pm

Pathology Lecture

"Pancreatic Cancer: From Genes to Patient Care," Ralph Hruban, John Hopkins; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, 4 pm

Pgh. Prevention Ctr. Seminar

"The Identification of Genetic Hyperlipidemias," Robert Ferrell; 109 Parran, 4 pm

Thursday, November 15

Faculty & Staff Development Program Workshop

"Job Descriptions," Bill Brenneisen; 100 Craig, 10 am-noon

Bioethics Grand Rounds

"20th Century Medical Experiments: Myths & Realities," Jonathan Erlen; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, noon

Immunology Seminar

"Transgenic Models to Study Mechanisms of Protection From Oxidative Lung Injury," Prabir Ray; W995 BST, noon

Law Lecture

"Data Privacy, National Security & Computational Solutions," Latanya Sweeney; Teplitz courtrm., law; noon-2 pm

CGS Adult Student Information Day

"How to Choose a Major"; 4th fl. CL, 2-3:30 pm & 5:30-7 pm (4-6600)

Chemistry Colloquium

"Near-Field Microscopy & Spectroscopy for Chemical & Material Nanoanalysis," Stephan Stranick, NIST; Ashe Aud. Chevron, 4 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Lecture

"An Examination of the Unique Geology of the Loyalhanna Limestone & Its Impact on Mining Health & Safety Problems," Anthony Iannacchione, NIOSH; 102 Thaw, 4-5 pm

AIU Workshop

"Children in World Cinema," Maurizio Carbone; Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre, 5-8 pm

English Lecture

"Curiosity in the Education of Henry Adams," Paul Bove; 501 CL, 5-7 pm

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science 40th Anniversary Lecture

"Uneasy Homecoming: Philosophy of Science in Germany," Gereon Wolters, U of Konstanz, Germany; FFA aud., 5:30 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm

Friday, November 16

HPI Governance Briefing

"Assessing Board Competencies & Developing a Governance Improvement Plan," Kathleen Anderson, Baptist Homes of W. PA; University Club, 8-9:30 am

Faculty & Staff Development Program Workshop

"Parking, Transportation & Services"; Forbes Pavilion, 9 am-noon

GSPIA Open House

Posvar, 9:30 am-5 pm (8-7640)

Teaching Excellence Fair

J.W. Connolly Ballrm. Masonic, 10 am-2 pm

Political Science Lecture

Andrew Moravcsik; 2K56 Posvar, noon-1 pm

Women's Studies Talk

"Exploring the Effects of Gender Composition on Transactive Memory & Group Performance," Larisa Mya-skovsky; 901 CL, noon

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Talk

"Descartes' Theory of Cognition," Stephen Gaukroger, U of Sydney; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Memorial Service

For Shun-hsin Chou, professor of economics; Heinz Chapel, 1:30 pm

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Phosphorylation-Dependent Signal Transduction in Yeast: A Tale of Two (& More) Components," Ann West, U of OK; 169 Crawford, 4 pm

Medieval & Renaissance Studies Lecture

"Books & Scrolls: Reading Discontinuously," Peter Stally-brass; 501 CL, 4:30 pm

Men's Basketball vs. Morgan State; Field House, 6 pm

Women's Basketball vs. William & Mary; Field House, 8 pm

Sunday, November 18

Johnstown Musical

"Hans Brinker's Christmas"; Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., 2 pm

Men's Basketball vs. Northern Arizona; Field House, 7:30 pm

Monday, November 19

Community & Governmental Relations Lecture

"National Security Issues," Henry Scharpenberg, U.S. Commission on National Security; 7th fl. aud. Masonic, 10:30 am

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Floral Evolution: Insights From an Alpine Wildflower, Polemonium Viscosum," Candace Galen, U of MO; 169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Tuesday, November 20

Epidemiology Seminar

"Role of Genetic Testing Screening in Prevention," Lisa Parker; A115 Crabtree, noon-1:25 pm

Women's Basketball vs. Bucknell; Field House, 5:30 pm

Men's Basketball vs. Robert Morris; Field House, 7:30 pm


Barco Law Library Gallery

"43212-2000 Grandview Heights & Marble Cliff, Ohio, at the Turn of the Millennium," Photographs by Ken Frick; 4th fl. law, Nov. 9-Jan. 13

University Art Gallery

"Representing Western Pennsylvania: Three Centuries of Landscape Painting," 1st fl. FFA, through Dec. 7, M-S 10 am-4 pm, Th until 8 pm


Greensburg Campus

"The Lion in Winter"; Nov. 7 & 8 at 7 pm, Nov. 9 & 10 at 8 pm, Ferguson Theater (724/836-7497)

Titusville Campus

"The Second City"; Nov. 8 at 7:30 pm, Henne aud. Broadhurst Science Ctr., UPT (814/827-4460)

Bradford Campus

"The Visit"; Nov. 15 at 7:30 pm & Nov. 18 at 2 pm, O'Kain Aud. Swarts (814/362-7590)

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published on Wednesday, Nov. 21, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. It will contain events of Nov. 21-Dec. 6. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Nov. 15 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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