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January 19, 2006


Thursday 19

EOH Seminar

“Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase in Pulmonary Fibrosis,” Cheryl Fattman; 5th fl. conf. rm. 100 Te ch. Drive, Bridgeside Point, noon-1 pm (4-9700)

Immunology Seminar

“Role of Jo-1 in the Immunopathogenesis of Polymyositis,” Dana Ascherman, medicine; aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

Global Studies/Global Solutions Pgh. Panel Discussion & Lunch

“Putting Your Skills to Work: International Service Learning Opportunities for Students”; 4130 Posvar, 12:30 pm (4-2918)

Survival Skills & Ethics Lunch

“Grants From Disease-Related Foundations”; S100 BST, noon-1:30 pm (412/578-3716)

SIS Digital Libraries Colloquium

“Medical Informatics & Security Informatics in Digital Libraries,” Hsinchun Chen, U of AZ; 501 IS, 1:30-2:30 pm (4-2677)

Biostatistics Seminar

Paul Rathouz, U of Chicago; A115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Seminar

“Using Airborne Electromagnetic Surveys to Identify Potential Hazards at Coal Waste Impoundments: Examples From West Virginia,” Vladislav Kaminskiy; 11 Thaw, 4 pm

SIS/Johnson Inst. for Responsible Leadership Lecture

“Are Governments Secretly Increasingly Hiding Information or Are Communications Revolutions Ending Governments’ Secrecy?” Alasdair Roberts, Syracuse; Bigelow Rm. PAA, 4:30-6 pm (4-2677)

Film Studies Lecture

“Generic Evolution: The Contemporary International Art Musical,” Jane Feuer, English & film studies; 1228 CL, 5:30 pm

C.F. Reynolds Medical History Society Lecture

“Altering the Sea Within Us: A History of Dialysis,” James Johnston; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, 6-8 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

N727 Montefiore, 6-7:30 pm (also Jan. 26 & Feb. 2)

Greensburg Campus Lecture

“Encounters With the Divine in Greece & the Hellenistic World,” Anne Weis; Ferguson Theater, UPG, 7 pm

Heinz Chapel Pgh. Artist Series Concert

“American Popular Song: From Gershwin to Sting,” Mike Tomaro Quintet; Heinz Chapel, 8 pm (4-4157)

Friday 20

GSPH Open House

1st fl. commons Parran, 9:30 am-1 pm (register: 4-5200)

OIS Chinese Cooking Demo

12th fl. CL, noon-1:30 pm

Pharmacology Seminar

“Cleaving ENaC: Role of Proteolysis in Epithelial Na+ Channel Activation,” Thomas Kleyman, cell biology & physiology; 1395 BST, noon (412/383-7757)

Race & Social Problems Lecture

“Employment Trends for Young Black Men: Causes & Policy Implications,” Hary Holzer, Georgetown; 2017 CL, noon-1:30 pm (4-4364)

Asian Studies/Religious Studies Lecture

“Impact of Radical Muslim Ideology on Post-Soviet Central Asia,” Dimitar Mihaylov, Bulgaria Embassy; 4217 Posvar, noon-1:30 pm (8-7407)

Memorial Service

For Welsh S. White, Bessie McKee Walthour Endowed Chair and law professor; Heinz Chapel, 3 pm, followed by reception at law school

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

“The Philosophy of Ptolemaic Astronomy,” Bernard Goldstein, Jewish studies; 2500 Posvar, 3:30 pm

Tuesday 24

Blood Panel Screening

Ballrm. Alumni, 7-11 am (also Jan. 25, 888/553-8762)

Office of Research/NCURA Video Workshop

“Post-Award Issues for the Pre-award & Departmental Administrator”; S100A BST, 11:30 am-3:30 pm (4-7411)

Health Services Seminar

“Home Screening for STDs in High-Risk Young Women (Daisy Study): Randomized Clinical Trial,” Robert Cook; 1105 Scaife, noon (412/692-4853)

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Talk

“Bias Is OK,” Jason Grossman, U of Queensland, Australia; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Titusville Campus Comedy Performance

Mission IMPROVable; Henne aud., UPT, 7:30 pm (tickets: 814/827-4503)

Wednesday 25

GSPIA Lecture

“Learning From Leaders: The Rise of the Cleveland Housing Network,” Normal Krumholz, Cleveland State; 2500 Posvar, noon-1:30 pm

OIS Program

“PASSPORT to US Immigration Laws & Regulations”; Dining Rm. A WPU, noon-1:30 pm

Pathology Seminar

“Major Histocompatibility Complex Gene Diversity in Humans & Macaques,” Thomas Williams, U of NM; 1105 Scaife, noon (8-1040)

Univ. Art Gallery Talk

Bovey Lee & Barbara Weissberger; Univ. Art Gallery FFA, noon (8-2423)

Thursday 26

Honors College/Religious Studies Lecture

“Lost Gospels; Lost Christianities,” Rebecca Denova, religious studies; lower lounge WPU, noon (4-6880)

Immunology Seminar

“Integrating T Cell Signals: Lessons From Primary Immunodeficiencies,” Pamela Schwartzberg, NIH; aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

Chemistry Seminar

“Teaching Organic Chemistry With Peer-Led Team Learning,” Jack Kampmeier, U of Rochester; 12B Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

SIS/Johnson Inst. for Responsible Leadership Lecture

“Are the Archives Doomed?” Rick Prelinger; FFA aud., 4:30-6 pm (4-2677)

Friday 27

Music Colloquium

Lee Hyla; 132 Music, 4 pm (4-4125)

Bradford Campus Concert

Joshua Hopkins, Marilyn Horne Foundation; Bromely Theater Blaisdell, UPB, 7:30 pm (814/362-7505)

Saturday 28

Survival Skills & Ethics Workshop

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

Music on the Edge Concert

Gill Rose, The Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Bellefield aud., 8 pm (4-4125)

Monday 30

Music/UCIS/Women’s Studies Colloquium

“Songs of the Sephardic Jews,” Henrietta Yurchenco; 123 Music, 4 pm (4-4125)

Music/UCIS/Women’s Studies Concert

“Songs of the Sephardic Jews,” Inca Rose Duo; Bellefield aud., 8 pm (4-4125)

Tuesday 31

Faculty & Staff Blood Drive

Lower lounge WPU, 8 am-4 pm; Victoria, 8 am-2 pm (4-7702)

Health Services Seminar

“Suboptimal Prescribing in the Nursing Facility,” Rollin Wright; 1105 Scaife, noon (412/692-4853)

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2700 Posvar, 3 pm


Wednesday 1

Univ. Art Gallery Talk

Joanna Commandaros & Bryan Lauch; Univ. Art Gallery FFA, noon (8-2423)

WPIC/Carnegie Library Lecture

“A Healthy Heart Is a Happy Heart: Depression & Wellness,” Ellen Frank, Depression Prevention Program, Joyce Bromberger, epidemiology & psychiatry; 1st fl. quiet reading rm. Carnegie Library, 6-8 pm (3-7555)

Thursday 2

Career Services Job Fair

Main fl. WPU, 10 am-4 pm (8-7130)

Asian Studies Lecture

“An Alliance for Violence: The Slaughter of Indonesian Communists, 1965-1966,” Christian Gerlach, history; 4130 Posvar, noon (8-7370)

Biostatistics Seminar

Lan Kong, GSPH; A115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Chemistry Seminar

“Field Regulation of Single-Molecule Conductivity by a Charged Atom,” Robert Wolkow, U of Alberta & National Research Council of Canada; 12B Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

Geology & Planetary Science Seminar

“Unexpected Biodiversity Loss Under Global Warming in the Neotropical Guayana Highlands, Northern South America,” Valenti Rull, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona; 11 Thaw, 4 pm


Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Request forms due to G39 CL by Jan. 27. (4-6147)

Faculty Research Grants

Twelve copies of application due Jan. 31 to Kay Brummond, 803B Chevron. (4-1955)

Global Studies Global Academic Partnership Grant

Proposals due Jan. 31 to 4100 Posvar.

Innovation in Education Awards Program

Proposals due Jan. 31 to Andrew Blair, 826 CL. (4-5750)

Nursing Scholarship

Applications due March 30. Call 4-7941 for more info.

Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Awards

Applications due April 3. Call 4-5522 for more info.

TMC Scholarships

Applications due April 7. Call 412/682-0439 for more info.


Hillman Library

“House Wren” through Jan. 30; “Bluegrey Flycatcher” Jan. 31-Feb. 13; 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)

Studio Arts Faculty

Univ. Art Gallery, through Feb. 10, M-Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Th until 8 pm (8-2423)

Pitt Exhibition

“From Colored Orphans to Youth Development”; Jan. 28-March 5, John Heinz History Ctr., 1212 Smallman St., Strip District


Titusville Campus

“Barefoot in the Park”; Jan. 19-21 at 7:30 pm, Henne Aud., UPT (814/827-4429)

Kuntu Repertory Theatre

“Mahalia Jackson: Standing on Holy Grounds”; Jan. 26-Feb. 11, Th-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 4 pm, Feb. 4 at 1 pm, Feb. 9 at 11 am, 7th fl. aud. Alumni (4-7298)

Bradford Campus

“Henry 5 Live From Times Square”; Feb. 2 at 7:30 pm, Bromely Theater Blaisdell, UPB (814/362-7505)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Feb. 2. It will contain events of Feb. 2-16. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Jan. 26 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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