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July 26, 2012


Thursday 26

CGS Open House

Osher Lifelong Learning Inst.; 4th fl. CL, 10 am (4-7308 or

CRSP Inst. on Racial Disparities

“Racial Disparities in Cancer & Decreasing Disparities in Prostate Cancer,”

Raymond Wynn, UPMC; “Interventions for Decreasing Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer,”

Lyn Robertson, medicine;

2017 CL, 1:30-4:30 pm (register:

Friday 27

Oakland Farmers Market

Sennott St. between Atwood & Meyran, 3-6:30 pm

(Fridays through Nov. 9;

Tuesday 31

HSLS Workshop

“Painless PubMed,”

Michele Klein Fedyshin;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 11 am

CTSI Workshop

“Informed Consent,”

Michael Green & Patricia Karausky;

S100A BST, 1 pm



Saturday 4

• Summer 12-week, 6-week-2, 4-week-3 sessions end; final exams during last class meeting.

Monday 6

UPMC Master Plan Community Meeting

John Innocenti, UPMC;

120 BST, 6 pm

Wednesday 8

• Summer 12-week, 6-week-2, 4-week-3 grades must be approved by 11:59 pm.

Saturday 11

• Summer term ends; final exams during last class meeting;

official date for awarding degrees.

Sunday 12

• Residence halls close.

Wednesday 15

• Summer term grades must be approved by 11:59 pm.

Tuesday 21

• Residence halls open.

Wednesday 22

HSLS Workshop

“Personal Genomics & Personalized Medicine,”

Carrie Iwema;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, 1 pm

Freshman Convocation

Petersen, 3 pm (4-7100)

Thursday 23

New Faculty Orientation

Connolly Ballrm. Alumni, 8 am-2 pm

(register by Aug. 16:

Sunday 26

Episcopal Service

Heinz Chapel, 11 am


Monday 27

• Fall term enrollment period ends; fall term classes begin.

Tuesday 28

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Melissa Ratajeski;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, 2:30 pm

Wednesday 29

Prayer Book Service

Heinz Chapel, 12:15 pm




“Comparing the Effectiveness of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training & Acupuncture for the Treatment of Urinary Incontinence & the Impact on Heath-related Quality of Life for Non-homebound Women >50 Years of Age: A Secondary Analysis,”

Rosemary Bolinger;

July 26, 451 Victoria, 10 am


“Incorporating Diagnostic Accuracy Into the Estimation of Discrete Survival Function,”

Abidemi Adeniji;

July 26, 109 Parran, 11 am


“HPV & Lifestyle in the Translational Epidemiology of Head & Neck Cancer,”

Jesse D. Troy;

July 26, 5150 Centre Ave., Suite 4C, 1 pm

A&S/Biological Sciences

“Characterization of Ybr074 (Pff1), a Conserved Vacuolar Membrane Metalloprotease Family Member,”

Karen A. Hecht;

July 27, A219B Langley, noon


“Collaboration & Contestation: The Victorian Multiple-Narrator Novel,”

Alexandra Valint;

July 27, 602 CL, 1 pm


“Experience of Managing ESRD Dietary Modifications,”

Maya N. Clark;

July 30, 451 Victoria, 9 am


“Intercultural Composition: An Analysis of Justinian Tamusuza’s ‘Mu Kkubo Ery’Omusaalaba’ for String Quartet & ‘Baakisimba Ne’biggu,’ an Original Chamber Composition,”

Charles Lwanga;

July 30, 114 Music, 11 am


“Kant & the Meaning of Existence: A Modal Account,”

Ian Blecher;

Aug. 2, 1001B CL, 10 am


“Measuring Poverty as a Fuzzy & Multidimensional Concept: Theories & Evidence From the United Kingdom,”

Sung-Geun Kim;

Aug. 2, 3431 Posvar, 10 am


“Orthographic Quality in English as a Second Language,”

Susan Dunlap;

Aug. 2, Glaser aud. 2nd fl. LRDC, 10 am


“Knowledge, Representation & the Physical World,”

Michael Tamir;

Aug. 3, 1001B CL, 2 pm


“Quantum Monte Carlo Study of Weakly Interacting Many-electron Systems,”

Jiawei Xu;

Aug. 3, 307 Eberly, 2 pm

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science

“The Relationship Between Musculoskeletal Strength, Physiological Characteristics & Knee Kinesthesia Following Fatiguing Exercise,”

Katelyn F. Allison;

Aug. 7, 4065 Forbes Twr., 8 am


“Prediction in the Joint Modeling of Mixed Types of Multivariate Longitudinal Outcomes & a Time-to-Event Outcome,”

Jiin Choi;

Aug. 8, A622 Crabtree, 2 pm

Medicine/Molecular Genetics & Developmental Biology

“GDNF Signaling Regulates YBX1/mRNA Interaction in Mouse Spermatogonia,”

Bart Phillips;

Aug. 9, 1st fl. conf. rm. MWRI, 2 pm


“The Toy Like Nature: On the History & Theory of Animated Motion,”

Ryan Pierson;

Aug. 21, 527 CL, 1 pm


“The Role of Sleep & Physical Activity in Cognitive Decline: Direct & Mediating Effects on Executive Function & Memory Retrieval,”

Kristine A. Wilckens;

Aug. 29, Glaser aud. 2nd fl. LRDC, 8:30 am


ULS Special Collections

“Recent Acquisitions”;

271 Hillman exhibition case, through Sept., reg. library hours


Fox Center for Vision Restoration Postdoctoral Research Funding

Application deadline is July 29.


CTSI Patient-Centered Outcomes Funding

Final applications due July 31.


University Times “What’s New at Pitt?” Issue

Send news for back-to-school issue by Aug. 16 to or fax to 4-4579.

UPG 5K Run/Fun Walk

Early registration due by Sept. 25 for Oct. 13 event.


UPG Golf Outing

Register for Oct. 12 event:

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include Pitt and on-campus events of Aug. 30-Sept. 13. Information for events must be received by 5 pm on Aug. 23 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or email to


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For deadlines, see the current publication schedule.

Information submitted for the calendar should identify the type of event, such as lecture or concert, and the program’s specific title, sponsor, location and time. The name and phone number of a contact person should be included. Information should be sent by email to:, by FAX to: 412/624-4579, or by campus mail to: 308 Bellefield Hall. We cannot guarantee publication of events received after the deadline.

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