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August 30, 2012


Thursday 30

Health & Fitness Ctr. Open House

Trees, noon


Pitt founder Hugh Henry Brackenridge is part of the “Faces to Names: 225 Years of Pitt Chancellors’ Portraits (1787-2012)” exhibit Sept. 11-Oct. 14 at the Frick Fine Arts Gallery.

Pitt founder Hugh Henry Brackenridge is part of the “Faces to Names: 225 Years of Pitt Chancellors’ Portraits (1787-2012)” exhibit Sept. 11-Oct. 14 at the Frick Fine Arts Gallery.

Student Job Fair

WPU Ballrm., 1-3 pm


Friday 31

Oakland Farmers Market

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

(Fridays through Nov. 9;


Saturday 1

Football vs. Youngstown St.;

Heinz Field, 6 pm

Sunday 2

Episcopal Service

Heinz Chapel, 11 am


Monday 3

• University closed in observance of Labor Day.

Tuesday 4

Faculty Assembly Mtg.

U. Club 3rd fl. conf. rm A, 3 pm

Pitt Bowling League

PAA, 5:30 pm

(Tuesdays through April; 4-8956)

Wednesday 5

Greensburg Campus Bldg. Dedication

Cassell, UPG, 11 am

Fox Innovations in Vision Restoration Lecture

“Awakening the Dormant Neuroregenerative Potential,”

Dong Chen, Harvard;

5th fl. boardrm. E&EI, 11:45 am


Pitt Communicators Mtg.

Cynthia Golden, CIDDE; 528 Alumni, noon (RSVP:

Book of Common Prayer Service

Heinz Chapel, 12:15 pm


Thursday 6

Chemistry Seminar

“Enzymes, Peptides & Nucleic Acids for Programming Nanoparticle Morphology & the Nanoscale Properties of Materials,”

Nathan Gianneschi, UC–San Diego;

150 Chevron, 2:30 pm


Friday 7

• Fall term add/drop period ends.

Bradford Campus First Friday Admissions Program

UPB, 10 am


Sunday 9


Michael Jackson, ProMusica Pittsburgh;

Heinz Chapel, 3 pm

Music at Pitt Concert

“A Musical Program on the History of Indian Music”;

FFA aud., 5-7 pm


Monday 10

Chemistry Seminar

“How Big Does a Virus Have to Be?”

William Gelbart, UCLA;

154 Chevron, 4 pm


Tuesday 11

Philosophy of Science Talk

“How Physics Works,”

Nicholas Rescher;

817R CL, 12:05 pm


Chemistry Lecture

“DNA & RNA, in & out of Viruses,”

William Gelbart, UCLA;

154 Chevron, 2:30 pm


Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar

“Hydrocephalus & Mammary Hyperplasia: Wnt Signaling & the Phenotype of the NHERF1 Knockout Mouse,”

Guillermo Romero;

1395 Starzl BST, 3:30 pm


Wednesday 12

SAC Mtg.

5th fl. conf. rm. Alumni, 12:15 pm

Senate Council Mtg.

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Thursday 13

ADRC Conf.

“Using Biomarkers to Disclose Risk Information for Alzheimer’s Disease: Ethical & Psychosocial Implications,”

Scott Roberts, U of MI;

123 BST South, noon


CRSP Lecture

“Obama’s Campaigns & Presidency: No Post-Racial America,”

Joe Feagin, Texas A&M;

2017 CL, noon


HSLS Lecture

“Charles Darwin’s Challenge to the Skeptics,”

Robert Olby, history & philosophy of science;

Scaife lect. rm. 5, noon


Chemistry Lecture

“In-Situ Nonlinear Spectroscopic Investigations of Field Effect Transistors,”

Aaron Masari;

U of MN, 150 Chevron, 2:30 pm


Discussion/Book Signing

“Hidden America,”

Jeanne Laskas, English;

Barnes & Noble, 100 W. Bridge St. Homestead, 7 pm


English Poetry Reading

“Beauty Is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability,”

Michael Northen, Jennifer Bartlett & Kathi Wolfe;

O’Hara Student Ctr. aud., 8:30 pm




“Beyond Hydroxocobalamin: Towards a Broadening of the Extant Acute Cyanide Poisoning Antidotes,”

Oscar Benz;

Sept. 4, Bridgeside Pt. 5th fl. boardroom, 2 pm


“Managing (In)Visibility by a Double Minority: Dissimulation & Identity Maintenance Among Alevi Bulgarian Turks,”

Hande Sozer;

Sept. 5, 3106 Posvar, 1 pm

GSPH/Behavioral & Community Health Sciences

“Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST): How Do Nursing Facilities Implement the POLST Program?”

Jason Manne;

Sept. 7, 209 Parran, 10 am


ULS Special Collections

“Recent Acquisitions”;

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

HSLS/NLM Traveling Exhibit

“Rewriting the Book of Nature,”

Charles Darwin;

Falk Library 2nd fl. Scaife, through Oct. 6

Chancellors’ Portrait Exhibit

“Faces to Names: 225 Years of Pitt Chancellors’ Portraits (1787-2012)”;

FFA Gallery,

Sept. 11-Oct. 14, M-F 10 am-4 pm, Oct. 12 10 am-8 pm, Oct. 13 & 14, 10 am-4 pm


CTSI Bridge Funding

Deadline for application is 4 pm Sept. 1.


Greensburg Campus Alumni Assn. Alumnus of Distinction Award

Nominations due Sept. 5.


UCIS Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for Int’l Achievement

Nominations due Sept. 14.


UCIS Sheth Int’l Young Alumni Achievement Award

Nominations due Sept. 14.


NTT Call for Participation

Deadline for submission of proposals is Sept. 15.


CTSI Funding

Deadline for application is noon on Sept. 17.


CTSI/NIH Director’s Early Independence Award Nominations

Nominations due Sept. 21.


CTSI New Pilot Funding for Women’s Cancer Research

Application  deadline is 5 pm on Sept. 24.


ADRC Seed Monies Grant

Deadline for letter of intent is Sept. 10; application due Oct. 8.


UPG Golf Outing

Register for Oct. 12 event at:

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include University and on-campus events of Sept. 13-27. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm on Sept. 6 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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