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October 13, 2005


Thursday 13

FSDP Workshop

“Feeling Secure: Taking Control of Your Financial Life”; 342 Craig, 9 am-noon (register: 4-8046)

Asian Studies Lecture

“The Job Security in South Korea After the 1997 Financial Crisis,” June Park, political science; 4130 Posvar, noon

Book Ctr. Poetry Reading

“Half-Lives,” Richard Jackson & “The Oswego Fugues,” Stephen Murobito; Book Ctr., noon (8-1453)

Immunology Seminar

“CD4+ T Cells & Cancer-Germline Antigens: From Epitope Discovery to Cancer Vaccines,” Hassane Zarour, UPCI; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

Chemistry Lectures

“Through-Bond Energy Transfer Dye Cassettes for Multiplexing in Biotechnology,” Kevin Burgess, TX A&M, 2:30 pm; “Molecular Engineering of Surfaces & Probes of Nanoscale Phenomena: From Water to Proteins,” Xiaoyang Zhu, U of MN, 4 pm; 12B Chevron (4-8200)

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“Tectonic History of Major Faults in the Yucca Mountain Region: Potential Pathways for Fluid Migration,” Thomas Anderson; 11 Thaw, 4-5 pm

UPMC Breast Cancer Conference

“A Reason to Hope: New Advances in the Treatment of Breast Cancer”; Cooper Conf. Ctr. Hillman Cancer Ctr., Shadyside Hospital, 6:30-8 pm (412/623-3651)

Pitt Film & Lecture

“The Bread, My Sweet,” Melissa Martin; 324 CL, 6:30 pm (412/682-0382)

Friday 14

Late-Life Depression, Delirium & Dementia Conference

Soldiers & Sailors, 8 am-4:45 pm (412/605-1213)

TIAA-CREF One-on-One Counseling Session

100 Craig, 8:30 am-4:30 pm (appointment: 877/209-3136; also Oct. 17-19 & 24)

FSDP Workshop

“Creative Thinking: An Essential Tool for Productivity,” Linda Neuenschwander; 342 Craig, 9-10:30 am (register: 4-8046)

A&S Teaching Excellence Colloquium

“How Do Faculty Know When They Are Achieving Good Outcomes With Students?” Richard Light, Harvard; Schenley Ballrm. Holiday Inn Select, 10:30 am (RSVP:

UPMC Book Signing

“Lilies for Breast Cancer Free Life,” Barbara Norton; Hillman Cancer Ctr. Atrium, Shadyside Hospital, 10-11 am (also: Blue Box Gift Shop, Shadyside Hospital, 11 am-1 pm, 412/623-2099)

Pharmacology Seminar

“Caveolin-1 & the Antiproliferative Effects of Nitric Oxide & Carbon Monoxide in Vascular Cells,” Philip Michael Bauer; 1395 BST, noon (412/383-7757)

Philosophy of Science Talk

“Practical Reason & Weakness of the Will,” Gabriele De Anna, U of Udine; 817R CL, 12:05 pm (4-1052)

Anthropology/REES Lecture

“Notes on the Balkanese Cockfight or the Imagination of Other Peoples’ Community,” Robert Hayden, anthropology; 3106 Posvar, 3 pm

Psychology Seminar

“Expert at What & Expert for Whom? Empirical Studies of Whether Experts Give More Useful Feedback to Novices Than Do Novices to Novices,” Christian Schunn; 4127 Sennott, 3 pm

Classics Lecture

“Narrative Unity & Consistency of Thought: Composition of Event Sequences in Thucydides,” Hans-Peter Stahl; 244A CL, 4 pm

Asian Studies/CMU Film

“Christmas in August,” directed by Jin-Ho Hur; McConomy Aud. Univ. Ctr., CMU, 7 pm

Pgh. Symphony Orchestra Concert

Bellefield aud., 7:30 pm (4-4364)

Saturday 15


Vs. S. Florida; Heinz Field, 2 pm

Sunday 16

Heinz Chapel Choir Fall Concert

“Homilius to Humpty Dumpty”; Heinz Chapel, 3 pm (4-4125)

Monday 17

Women’s Studies Lecture

“Sex, Race & Representation in Latin American Politics: Why Women Got Quotas & Indians Did Not,” Mala Htun, New School U; 4130 Posvar, noon

New Media Research Lecture

“Playing the Bad Guy: Grand Theft Auto in the Panopticon,” Shira Chess, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.; A215 Crabtree, noon-1 pm (4-3613)

Biological Sciences Seminar

“Experimental & Systems Approaches to Understanding Germline Development in C. Elegans,” E. Jane Hubbard, NYU; 169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Tuesday 18

Health Services Seminar

“Estimating the Survival Benefit of Liver Transplantation,” Joyce Chang; 1105 Scaife, noon (412/692-4853)

Philosophy of Science Talk

“Russell’s Debt to Lotze’s Philosophy of Science,” Nikolay Milkov, U of Bielefeld; 817R CL, 12:05 pm (4-1052)

Health Sciences Faculty Professional Development Lecture

“Discover the Leader in You”; S100 BST, 3-5 pm

Women’s Studies/PACWC Lecture

“Diagnosing Florence Nightingale,” Katherine Wisner, psychiatry, obstetrics & gynecology & women’s behavioral health care; 2700 Posvar, 3 pm

HA&A/Cultural Studies Lecture

“A Discussion of Real Space,” David Summers, U of VA; FFA gallery, 5 pm (8-2423)

Johnstown Campus Lecture

“Ethical Ambition,” Derrick Bell, law; Pasquerilla, UPJ; 7 pm (814/269-2080)

Wednesday 19

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

James Larson & Joseph Kim; LHAS aud., 7-8 am

FSDP Workshop

“Fundamentals of Grants Management,” Caroline Correa & Art Luba; 342 Craig, 9 am-noon (register: 4-8046)

Asian Studies Lecture

“The Dynamics of Using Guanxi in Economic Transaction — The Case of Life Insurance,” Cheris Chan, sociology; 4130 Posvar, noon

Enterprise Development Educational Session

“When Is Good Science Good Business?”; 2nd fl. multipurpose rm., Biotech, noon (412/623-3207)

HA&A Colloquium

“Monumental Obsolescence: The Demise of the Equestrian Statue & Other Tales From the Nation’s Capital,” Kirk Savage; 203 FFA, noon

Pathology Seminar

“Cancer Stem Cells, Maturation Arrest & Differentiation Therapy,” Stewart Sell, Wadsworth Ctr. & Ordway Research Inst.; 1105 Scaife, noon (8-1040)

Women’s Studies Lecture

“Maid to Order in Post-1997 Hong Kong,” Nicole Constable, anthropology; 2201 Posvar, noon (4-6485)

CGS Adult Student Info Session

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

Global Studies Colloquium

“Women in Israel Struggle for Peace,” Rachel Amram, anthropology; 2500 Posvar, 2 pm (4-2918)

Chemistry Kaufman Lecture

“Single Molecule Chemistry,” Wilson Ho, UC Irvine; 12 Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

Pgh. Contemporary Writer’s Reading

Charles Baxter, author; 125 FFA, 8:30 pm (4-6506)

Thursday 20

FSDP Workshop

“The Respectful Workplace,” Carol Mohamed & Kathleen Pratt; 342 Craig, 9 am-12:30 pm (register: 4-8046)

Education Open House

Galleria, Posvar, 11 am-1 pm (8-7362)

Social Work Lecture

“The Challenge of Apocalyptic Prophecy,” Derrick Bell, law; Teplitz Courtrm., Law, 1:30 pm (4-6304)

Biostatistics Seminar

“Optimization of Multi-Stage Treatment Sequences for Recurrent Diseases,” Xuelin Huang, U of TX MD Anderson Cancer Ctr.; A115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Chemistry Kaufman Lecture

“Atomic Scale Photochemistry,” Wilson Ho, UC Irvine; 12 Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

Women’s Studies Lecture

“Internships in Women’s Studies: Why, How, Where,” Patricia Ulbrich, Women & Girls Foundation of Southwest PA; Kurtzman Rm. WPU, 4-5:30 pm

Alumni Association/Career Services Networking Session

“Pathway to Professions”; Connolly Ballrm. Alumni, 6-8 pm (4-7130)

Heinz Chapel Concert

“Festive Autumn Hues,” Acoustic Swing; Heinz Chapel, 8 pm

Johnstown Campus Concert

The Clarks; Sports Ctr., UPJ, 9 pm (814/269-2080)

Friday 21

GSPH Symposium

“Perspectives on Transforming the Field of Public Health Practice”; G23 Parran, 8 am-2pm (412/383-2884)

REES Conference

Keynote speaker: Charles King, Georgetown; 9 am-6:30 pm (also: Oct. 22; 8-7407)

Information Science & Telecommunication Colloquium

“User-Centric Data Management,” Alexandros Labrinidis; 403 IS, 10:30 am-noon (4-5230)

Book Ctr. Meet & Greet

“Pitt: 100 Years of Pitt Basketball,” Sam Sciullo Jr.; Book Ctr., 11 am (8-1453)

Pharmacology Seminar

“The Mechanism of RNAi & Its Biological Implications,” Richard Carthew, Northwestern; 1395 BST, noon (412/383-7757)

Injury Research & Control Lecture

“Obesity & Risk of Nonfatal Unintentional Injuries,” Huiyun Xiang, OSU; A115 Crabtree, 2-3 pm

Laboratory of Education & Research on Security Assured Info Systems Seminar

“Toward Distributed Systems Secure by Construction,” Andrew Myers, Cornell; 404 IS, 2-3:30 pm (4-5230)

Psychology Lecture

“Eye Movements & Cognitive Processes in Reading,” Keith Rayner, U of MA-Amherst; 4127 Sennott, 3 pm

Classics/Philosophy/Ancient Science Talk

“Faking Wisdom: Plato on Sophists as Appearance-Makers,” Jonathan Beere, U of Chicago; 244B CL, 3:30 pm (4-1052)

Music Lecture

“Cultural Institutional Ethics & Social Behavior Among the Ghanaian Ewe: Juxtaposing Musical Practice & Cheiftaincy,” George Worlasi Kwasi Dor, U of MS; 132 Music, 4 pm (4-4125)

Johnstown Campus Dinner Theatre

“Lucky Stiff”; Living/Learning Ctr., UPJ, 5:30 pm (814/269-2080)

Asian Studies/CMU Film

“Shanghai Dreams,” directed by Wang Xiaoshuai; McConomy Aud. Univ. Ctr., CMU, 7 pm

Music on the Edge Concert

John Eaton; Bellefield aud., 8 pm

Saturday 22

Survival Skills & Ethics Workshop

“Grant Writing”; lecture rm. 2 Scaife, 9 am-3 pm (412/578-3716)


Vs. Syracuse; Heinz Field, noon

Univ. Art Gallery Lecture

“The Art of Beverly Buchanan,” Mary Martin, Women of Visions; FFA gallery, 2 pm (8-2423)

Sunday 23

Heinz Chapel Organ Concert

Charles Heaton; Heinz Chapel, 3 pm

Monday 24

OIS Program

“Passport to Health Care & Healthy Living”; Dining Rm. A WPU, noon-1:30 pm

Physics & Astronomy Seminar

“Ever Since Einstein: 1905 & the Birth of Modern Physics”; 102 Thaw, 1:30-5 pm

Biological Science Seminar

“Insights to How Xanthomonas Uses Type III Effector Proteins to Manipulate Host Signaling to Promote Pathogenesis,” Mary Beth Mudgett, Stanford; 169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Tuesday 25

FSDP Workshop

“Introduction to Office of International Services & Basic Concepts in U.S. Immigration Law,” David Bryan Clubb; 342 Craig, 9 am-noon (register: 4-8046)

Student Health Flu Shot Clinic & Health Fair

Ballrm. WPU, 11 am- 2 pm

Bioethics & Health Law Grand Rounds

“Drugs, Sports & Ethics,” Thomas Murray, Hastings Ctr.; 2nd fl. aud WPIC, noon-1 pm (7-5785)

Health Services Seminar

“Health Equity Topic,” Bevanne Bean-Mayberry; 1105 Scaife, noon (412/692-4853)

Philosophy of Science Talk

“No Miracles, Pessimistic Inductions & Structural Realism,” John Worrall, London School of Economics; 817R CL, 12:05 pm (4-1052)

Postdoctoral Professionalism Lecture

“Developing the Networking Skills to Advance Your Career”; S120 BST, 3-5 pm

Wednesday 26

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

“Physiology of Leg Lengthening,” Michael Ehrlich, Brown; LHAS aud., 7-8 am

Pathology Seminar

“To Err (Meiotically) Is Human: Studies of the Origin of Human Aneuploidy,” Terry Hassold, WA U; zero level aud. Magee, 8 am (8-1040)

FSDP Workshop

“Interviewing & Resume Writing,” Cheryl Ruffin & Tiffany Constantino; 342 Craig, 9-11 am (register: 4-8046)

Information Science & Telecommunication Colloquium

“An Overview of RAPAI Issues & Opportunities,” Michael Spring; 403 IS, 10:30 am-noon (4-5230)

HA&A Colloquium

“Images of Readers at Chartres Cathedral,” Julia Wozniak; 203 FFA, noon

Pathology Seminar

“Diabetes Impairs Liver Regeneration & Increases Susceptibility to Liver Injury,” Hari Mehendale, U of LA; 1105 Scaife, noon (8-1040)

Bradford Campus Concert

“Metal, Vox, Water,” Pamela Z; Bromely Theater, Blaisdell, UPJ, 7:30 pm (814/362-7505)

Thursday 27

• SIS celebration through Oct. 29; details available at

• Spring term registration & add/drop begins: First two days reserved for seniors.

FSDP Workshop

“Essentials of Gift & Pledge Processing & Accounting,” Donna Luiso; 342 Craig, 9-11:30 am (register: 4-8046)

ARDC Lecture

“Risk Factors for Dementia Caregiver Morbidity: The Role of Religion & Preparedness for Death,” Randy Hebert, medicine; ARDC conf. rm. Montefiore, noon-1 pm (412/692-2732)

Asian Studies Lecture

“Shuten Doji & Aspects of the Monstrous in Japan 1500-1800,” Quitman Phillips, U of WI-Madison; 4130 Posvar, noon

Enterprise Development Educational Session

“When Is Good Science Good Business?”; Cooper Conf. Ctr. Hillman Cancer Ctr., Shadyside Hospital, noon (412/623-3207)

Chemistry Lectures

“Novel Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocycles by Cooper (II) Promoted Intramolecular Carboamination & Diamination of Unactivated Olefins,” Sherry Chemler, SUNY Buffalo, 2:30 pm; “Heterogeneous Catalysis From First Principles,” Jens Norskov, Technical U of Denmark, 4 pm; 12B Chevron (4-8200)

Israel Heritage Rm. Chai Celebration

Student lounge WPU, 5:30-7:30 pm (412/361-7286)

Greensburg Campus Lecture

“Classical Greek Influences in the Modern World,” David Seward; Ferguson, UPG, 7 pm (724/836-7741)

Ph.D. Defenses

Medicine/Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

“Modeling Physical Changes in HSV Genomes That Occur During Lytic & Latent Infections: The Role of ICPO,” Sara Jackson; Oct. 19, 1295 BST, 10 am

A&S/Hispanic Languages & Literatures

“Cartografias del yo. Escritura Autobiografica y Modernidad en Centroamerica, del Modernismo al Testimonio,” Leonel Delgado Aburto; Oct. 19, 1301 CL, 4-6 pm


“Put the Fun Between Your Legs! The Politics & Counterculture of the Bicycle,” Zach Furness; Oct. 20, 901 CL, 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering

“Annealing Behavior of Heavily Cold Deformed, Equiatomic, Ferromagnetic Fe-Pd Intermetallics,” Anirudha Deshpande; Oct. 20, 823 Benedum, 3:30 pm

Medicine/Cellular & Molecular Pathology

“Prostate Cancer Molecular Aspects to Direct Visualization Using a Bioreactor,” Clayton Yates; Oct. 21, 1105 Scaife, noon


“Crosstalk Between the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Signaling Pathway & Protease Pathways in a Model of Glutamate-Induced Oxidative Stress,” Ruth Anne Stetler; Oct. 21, S120 BST, 2:30 pm

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science

“The Effectiveness of Conservative Interventions for the Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome,” Teresa Brininger; Oct. 24, 5047 Forbes Tower, 7 am

A&S/Hispanic Languages & Literatures

“Mexiqueno?: Issues of Identity & Ideology in a Case Study of Dialect Contact,” Subhadra Elka Ghosh Johnson; Oct. 25, 2809 CL, 11 am-1 pm


Johnstown Campus Excellent Service to the Community Award

Nomination forms due to 104 Krebs, UPJ, by Oct. 17. (814/269-7255)

ADRC Pilot Grants

Applications due to Leslie Dunn, 4W Montefiore, by Oct. 31. (412/692-4622 or 412/692-2731)

HUD Community Development Work Study Program

Applications due Nov. 1; information available at or 8-7640.

GSPIA Ethics & Accountability in Public Service Papers

Paper submissions due Nov. 1 to 3913 Posvar or (8-1336)


Hillman Library Exhibit

“Belted Kingfisher,” through Oct. 24; “Great Carolina Wren,” Oct. 25-Nov. 7; Audubon exhibit case, ground fl. Hillman, M-Th 7:50 am-2 am, F 7:50 am-10 pm, Sat. 9 am-midnight, Sun. 10 am-2 am (8-7715)

Barco Law Library Exhibit

“Passages II: Pinhole to Digital,” photographs by John Forbes; through Oct. 28, Barco Law Library, M-Th 10 am-8 pm, F 7:30 am-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-8 pm, Sun. 10 am-11:45 pm (412/648-1376)

Titusville Campus Exhibit

“An Artist’s Collection,” Ellis Anderson; through Oct. 31, Haskell Library, UPT, M-Th 8:30 am-9 pm, F 8:30 am-5 pm, Sun. 1-9 pm (814/827-4439)

Bradford Campus Exhibit

“Norman Rockwell: A Personal Collection”; through Nov. 7, KOA Art Gallery, Blaisdell, UPB, M-F 8:30 am-8 pm (814/362-7505)

University Art Gallery

“A Sense of Place: Contemporary African American Art”; Univ. Art Gallery FFA, through Dec. 9, M-Sat., 10 am-4 pm, Th until 8 pm (8-2423)


Kuntu Repertory Theatre Production

“Little Willie Armstrong Jones,” by Rob Penny; Oct. 20-Nov. 5, Th-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 4 pm, 7th fl. aud. Alumni (4-7298)

Johnstown Campus Production

“Lucky Stiff,” by Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty; Oct. 20-22 & 27-29 at 8 pm, Oct. 23 & 30 at 2 pm, Pasquerilla, UPJ (tickets: 800/846-2787)

Pitt Repertory Theatre Production

“Pericles,” directed by Eduard Butenko; Oct. 26-Nov. 6, T-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 2 pm, Charity Randall (tickets: 4-7529)

Theatre Arts Production

“Mrs. Shakespeare, Will’s First & Last Love,” by Yvonne Hudson; Oct. 21 at 7:30 pm, English Nationality Rm. CL (412/512-0589)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Oct. 27. It will contain events of Oct. 27-Nov. 10. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Oct. 20 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to



Stephen Foster Memorial/Ctr. for American Music Self-Guided Tours

Stephen Foster Memorial, 9 am-4 pm (also: Oct. 21, 4-2787)

’50s Reunion Dinner

20th Century Club, 5:30 pm (412/826-0838)


African American Alumni Council Community Service Project

“The Apple Project”; Pgh. Public Schools, 8:30 am-1 pm (412/431-1955)

Business 51+ Luncheon

PAA, noon (8-1654)

Freshman Family Weekend Registration

Towers lobby, 1-10 pm (8-1200)

Freshman Family Weekend Lunch

Towers Patio, 1-4 pm

Pitt Alumni Assn. Board of Directors Meeting

Alumni, 1-3 pm (800/258-7488)

Univ. Counseling Ctr. Open House

334 WPU, 1-5 pm

A&S Open House

G1 GSCC, 2-5 pm

Writers’ Café

M2 Thaw, 3-5 pm (4-6556)

PAA Scholarship Recipients Reception

5th fl. aud. Alumni, 3:30 pm (800/258-7488)

Engineering Open House

B80 Benedum, 4:15-6:15 pm

Business Administration Open House

2nd fl. Sennott, 5:15-6:30 pm

Engineering Reunion Dinner

Architecture Hall, Carnegie Museum, 5:30 pm (4-9813)

Dental Medicine Welcome Reception

Dave & Buster’s, Waterfront, 6-8 pm (8-8910)

African American Alumni Council Welcome Home Reception

“Still Got Game?”; Hilton Hotel, 8 pm (412/431-1955)

Fireworks/Laser Show

Bigelow Blvd., 9:30 pm (8-7900)

Homecoming Extravaganza/Parent’s Jazz Night

WPU, 10 pm (8-7900)


Dental Medicine Business Meeting

Salk, 8-8:15 am (8-8910)

Dental Medicine Lecture

Salk, 8:15-10:15 am

Nursing Breakfast

Lobby, Victoria, 8:30 am

Engineering Breakfast

Lobby, Benedum, 9-11 am (4-9813)

Writers’ Café

M2 Thaw, 9-11 am (4-6556)

Nationality Rm. Tours

CL, 10:30 & 11:30 am


Vs. Syracuse; Heinz Field, noon


Vs. Notre Dame; Founders Field, 1 pm

African American Alumni Council Awards Banquet

“Shades of Excellence, Hues of Distinction”; Hilton Hotel, 7 pm (412/431-1955)


Freshman Family Weekend Pancake Breakfast

Assembly Rm. WPU, 9-11 am

African American Alumni Assn. Praise & Worship Service

Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, 9:30 am (412/431-1955)

African American Alumni Assn. Brunch

“Until We Meet Again”; Cloisters, FFA, 11 am-1 pm (412/431-1955)

Freshman Family Weekend Family Fest

Schenley Quad, 7-10 pm

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