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February 2, 2006


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 Guyana Highlands, Northern South America,” Valenti Rull, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona; 11 Thaw, 4 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

N727 Montefiore, 6-7:30 pm (also Feb. 9 & 16)

Friday 3

HPI Governance Briefing

“A New Model for Healthcare Boards: What Non-Profit Health Care Institutions Can Learn From the For-Profit World,” Dennis Unkovic, Meyer, Unkovic & Scott; PAA, 8-9:30 am (4-6104)

Pharmacology Seminar

“Nutrient-Sensing mTOR Signaling in Mammalian Cell Growth & Differentiation,” Jie Chen, U of IL Urbana-Champaign; 1395 BST, noon (412/383-7757)

Philosophy of Science Talk

“Integration or Isolation? Explanation, Pluralism & Sex,” Carla Fehr, Iowa State; 817R CL, 12:05 pm (4-1052)

Chinese Coffee House & Festival

WPU Kurtzman, Assembly & Ballrms., 4 pm-midnight (4-9101)

Music/Asian Studies Colloquium

“Cantonese Opera & the Chinese Diaspora in England,” Lee Tong Soon; 132 Music, 4 pm

Sunday 5

African-American Read-in

1st Baptist Church, 159 N. Bellefield, 2:45-5 pm (412/621-0500)

Monday 6

Asian Studies/English Lecture

“Cinema-Going for the Nation: State Reports, Government Documentaries & Popular Film Genres in India After 1947,” Ravi Vasudevan; 501 CL, noon

OIS Program

“PASSPORT to US Career Search”; Dining Rm. A WPU, noon-1:30 pm

Senate Council Meeting

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Classics Lecture

“Pride & Dishonor: The Ethical Implications of Aristotle, Posterior Analytics 97b15-25,” Helen Cullyer; 142 CL, 4 pm

Magee Seminar

“Peritoneal Therapy for Ovarian Cancer”; 2131 Magee, 6-8 pm (412/641-4492)

Titusville Campus Meet the Quilters Session

Haskell Library, UPT, 7-9 pm (814/827-4477)

Tuesday 7

Health Services Seminar

“Influenza Vaccination of Children in the Inner City,” Chyongchiou Lin & Mary Patricia Nowalk; 1105 Scaife, noon (412/692-4853)

Survival Skills & Ethics Lunch

“National Science Foundation,” Diane Witt, NSF; S100A BST, noon-1:30 pm (412/578-3716)

Philosophy of Science Talk

“What Models Do That Theories Can’t,” Lilia Gurova, New Bulgarian U; 817R CL, 12:05 pm (4-1052)

WES Lecture

“Globalized Economy & Governance: Case Study EU,” Alberta Sbragi; SLLC lounge Sutherland, 8:30 pm

Wednesday 8

UPMC/WPIC Training Session

“Managing the Individual With Mental Illness Exhibiting Violent Behavior”; 104 BST, 9-11 am (412/605-1218)

Pathology Seminar

“Histopathologic Diagnosis of Thymic Epithelial Neoplasms,” Saul Suster, OSU; 1105 Scaife, noon (8-1040)

Social Work Lecture

“Advances in Intervention Research,” Mark Fraser, UNC; 2017 CL, noon (4-6304)

SAC Meeting

1175 Benedum, 12:15-2 pm

Pitt Symphony Orchestra Concert

Bellefield aud., 8 pm (4-4125)

Pgh. Contemporary Writers Series Reading

“Actual Air,” David Berman, poet; 125 FFA, 8:30 pm (4-6506)

Thursday 9

ADRC Lecture

“The REACH II Randomized Trial: Outcomes & Future Directions,” Richard Schulz, psychiatry & social & urban research; ADRC conf. rm. Montefiore, noon-1 pm (412/692-2700)

Asian Studies Lecture

“Globalization of Higher Education: A Comparative Study of Four Different Types of Higher Education Institutions in Mainland China,” Brian Yoder; 4130 Posvar, noon (8-7370)

Immunology Seminar

“Knocking Out Immune Evasion: A Vaccine Strategy for Protection Against Chagas Disease,” Mariane Bryan; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)


“Romania Since 1989: Towards a Liberal Democracy,” Monica Ciobanu, SUNY-Plattsburgh; 4217 Posvar, noon-1:30 pm (8-7407)

Bioethics & Health Law/Global Studies/HRS Thornburgh Family Disability Law & Policy Lecture

“Including the Voices of Disabled People in the International Development Agenda,” Judith Heuman; Teplitz Courtrm. Law, 1-2:30 pm (4-0083)

UPMC/WPIC Training Session

“Treatment of Sleep Disorders”; 104 BST, 1-3 pm (412/605-1213)

Chemistry Seminar

“Formation of C-O & C-C Bonds via Transition Metal Catalysis,” Chulbom Lee, Princeton, 2:30 pm; “Water From the Bottom Up: The Cluster Perspective on Aqueous Chemistry,” Mark Johnson, Yale; 12B Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

Biostatistics Seminar

Nicholas Lange, Harvard; A115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Seminar

“Rainforest Conservation & Human Health in Indonesia,” Robbie Ali; 11 Thaw, 4 pm

Global Studies Lecture

“Democracy as Human Rights: Freedom & Equality in the Age of Globalization,” Michael Goodhart, political science; 4130 Posvar, 5 pm (4-2918)

Friday 10

Senate Budget Policies Committee Meeting

501 CL, noon-2 pm

OIS Andean Cooking Demo

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

Pharmacology Seminar

“Studying Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Stressed Neurons,” David Nicholls, Buck Inst. for Age Research; 1395 BST, noon (412/383-7757)

WES/EU Ctr. Lecture

“The Future of the European Union,” Jose Manuel Barroso, European Commission; Connelly Ballrm. Alumni, 1:30 pm (8-7736)

Philosophy of Science/HPS Alumni Lecture

“Models, Simulations, Instantiations & Evidence: The Case of Digital Evolution,” Robert Pennock, MSU; 817R CL, 3:30 pm (4-1052)

Pitt Concert

Heesun Kim, kayagum; Bellefield aud., 8 pm (412/394-3353)

Saturday 11

CGS Adult & Transfer Student Info Sessions

McCarl Ctr., 4th fl. CL, 10:30 am (4-6600)

Sunday 12

Heinz Chapel Organ Concert

Gretchen Franz; Heinz Chapel, 3 pm

Johnstown Campus Concert

Jonathan Gonder; Pasquerilla, UPJ, 3-4:30 pm (tickets: 800/846-2787)

Monday 13

Asian Studies Japan Lecture

“Ekiben: If Station Box Lunches Could Talk,” Paul Noguchi, Bucknell; 1501 Posvar, 2-3 pm

A&S/Physics & Astronomy/Philosophy of Science Lecture

“The Science of Optics, The History of Art,” Charles Falco, U of AZ; 343 Alumni, 7:30 pm

Tuesday 14

UPMC Health Screenings

7th fl. ballrm. Alumni, 7-11 am (also Feb. 15, 888/553-8762)

Health Services Seminar

“Public Health Preparedness,” David Dausey; 1105 Scaife, noon (412/692-4853)

Race & Social Problems Lecture

“Empowering Girls: Gender-Specific Approaches for Productive Futures,” Gwen Elliot, Gwen’s Girls; 2017 CL, noon-1:30 pm (4-7382)

Philosophy of Science Talk

“Atoms Entropy Quanta: Einstein’s Statistical Physics of 1905,” John Norton, HPS; 817R CL, 12:05 pm (4-1052)

Heinz Chapel Pgh. Artist Concert

“Daphne at the Movies,” Daphne Alderson; Heinz Chapel, 8 pm (tickets: 4-4157)

Wednesday 15

UPMC/WPIC Training Session

“Psychopharmacology Update”; 104 BST, 10 am-noon (412/605-1213)

Johnstown Campus Great Americans Day Luncheon & Forum

“How Jane Addams Created American Citizens,” Daphne Spain; living learning ctr. Heritage, UPJ, 10:45 am (814/269-2099)

Senate Community Relations Committee Meeting

A638 Crabtree, 3-4:45 pm

Black History Month Talk

Author E. Lynn Harris; WPU Ballrm., 8:30 pm

Thursday 16

UPMC Health Screenings

S100 BST, 7-11 am (888/553-8762)

Asian Studies Lecture

“Japanese & Western Travelers Invent the Ainu,” Helen Hopper, history; 4130 Posvar, noon (8-7370)

Book Ctr. Poetry Reading

Ruth Schwartz & Barbara Edelman; Book Ctr., noon (8-1453)

CGS Adult & Transfer Student Info Sessions

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

Chemistry Seminar

“Nanoscience & the Use in Biomolecular Applications,” Geoffrey Strouse, FSU, 2:30 pm; “The Mechanism of B-Structure Formation in Peptide Models & in Proteins,” Brian Dyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory; 12B Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

Greensburg Campus Lecture

“Socrates’ Ethical Challenge,” William Pamerleau; Ferguson Theater, UPG, 7 pm

Johnstown Campus Financial Aid Workshop

Living learning ctr. Heritage, UPJ, 7-9 pm (814/269-2080)

Music on the Edge Concert

Ursula Oppens & MOTE Chamber Orchestra; Bellefield aud., 8 pm

English Poetry Reading

Aaron Smith; 501 CL, 8:30 pm (4-6243)

Ph.D. Defense


“The Problem of the Old Man: Manhood, Class & Retirement in the United States, 1910s-1950s,” Gregory Wood; Feb. 3, 3526 Posvar, 2:30 pm


Johnstown Campus Service-to-Community Award

Nominations due Feb. 10 to 272 Blackington, UPJ. (814/269-2080)

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.


Studio Arts Faculty

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

Hillman Library

“Bluegrey Flycatcher” through Feb. 13; “Yellow-Throated Warbler”; Feb. 14-27; 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)

Titusville Campus

“It Ain’t Your Grandma’s Quilting”; through Feb. 28, Haskell Library, UPT

Pitt Exhibition

“From Colored Orphans to Youth Development”; through March 5, John Heinz History Ctr., 1212 Smallman St.

Bradford Campus

“Wall to Wall Art: An Exhibition of Murals by Kong Ho,” Kong Ho; Feb. 3-28, M-Th 8:30 am-8 pm, F 8:30 am-6 pm, KOA Gallery Blaisdell, UPB (814/362-7505)


Kuntu Repertory Theatre

“Mahalia Jackson: Standing on Holy Ground”; through Feb. 11, Th-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 4 pm, 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)

Titusville Campus Auditions

“The Nerd”; Feb. 5 & 6, 6-8 pm, Haskell aud., UPT (814/827-9134)

Pitt Repertory Theatre

“Tales of the Lost Formicans”; Feb. 8-19, T-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 2 pm, Charity Randall, Stephen Foster Memorial (4-7529)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Feb. 16. It will contain events of Feb. 16-March 2. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Feb. 9 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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