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May 25, 2000


May 25, 2000

Thursday 25

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"CIITA: The Master Switch of Class II MHC Gene Transcription,"

Jenny Pan-Yun Ting, U of NC;

S216 BST, noon

UPMC Virology Symposium

"Emerging Viral Diseases,"

Robin Weiss, University College London;

S100 BST, 3:30 pm

Dental Medicine Grand Rounds Lecture

"Leadership for Life: The Journal From Effectiveness to Excellence,"

Eric Rippert, 2148 Salk, 4:30 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm

Friday 26

Pharmacology Seminar

"Is the Modulation of Chromatin Structure the Essential Function of a Co-regulator in Promoter Recognition?"

Kenneth Scott McCarty Sr., Duke;

1395 BST, noon

Senate Budget Policies Committee Meeting

Dining Rm. B, WPU, 12:05 pm

Saturday 27

Greensburg Campus Institute for Continued Learning Workshop

Powers Hall, UPG, 9 am (724/836-7048)

School of Law Graduation Ceremony

Soldiers & Sailors, 6 pm

Monday 29

* University closed in observance of Memorial Day

Tuesday 30

Ridgway Center Dedication Ceremony

Pittsburgh Committee for the Commemoration of the Korean War; 1st fl., Posvar, 2 pm

Wednesday 31

* Summer 4-week-1 session withdrawal deadline

Pathology Seminar

"Biology of Neutrophil-Epithelial Interactions,"

James Madra, Emory;

1104 UPMC Conf. Ctr., noon


Thursday 1

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Regulated Progression of Autoimmune Diabetes in a TCR Transgenic Mouse Model,"

Diane Mathis, Joslin Diabetes Ctr. & Harvard;

995 BST West, noon

Toastmasters Meeting

1103 Scaife, 6 pm

Friday 2

Johnstown Social Work Workshop

"Understanding & Using the DSM-IV,"

Christina Newhill;

Living Learning Ctr., UPJ, 9 am-5 pm (814/269-2099)

Saturday 3

Pitt's Informal Program Lecture/Walking Tour

"Schenley Plaza: A Great Pittsburgh Space";

9:30 am-12:30 pm (to register: 648-2560)

African Heritage Classroom Sankofa Luncheon

"Celebrating the Past, Acknowledging the Present & Reaching Toward Tomorrow";

WPU Ballrm., 1 pm (tickets: 683-9690)

Monday 5

Summer Instructional Development Institutes Workshop

"Course Development Using 'CourseInfo' for Novices,"

CIDDE staff;

basement, Masonic Temple, 8:30 am-5 pm, through June 9 (to register: 624-7208)

Tuesday 6

Summer Instructional Development Institutes Workshop

"Cooperative Learning: Getting Students Involved,"

Karl Smith, U of MN;

Law Bldg., 9:30 am-5 pm; also June 7 (to register: 624-7208)

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2M2P Posvar, 3 pm

Wednesday 7

Bloodborne Pathogen Training

Environmental Health & Safety;

Benedum Aud., 9-10:30 a.m. (624-9505)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Student Health Service;

5th fl. Medical Arts, noon

Pitt/UPMC Workshop

"Ask the IRB," Jeannie Barone;

1102 Scaife, noon-1 pm (692-4377)

Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar

"Molecular Mechanisms of Protein Trafficking in the Endosomal-Lysosomal System,"

Juan S. Bonifacino, NIH;

5th fl. Eye & Ear Boardrm., 4 pm

Thursday 8

Toastmasters Meeting

1103 Scaife, 6 pm

Ph.D. Defenses


"Corporate Capital Investments and Stock Returns,"

Feiuxue Xue;

May 26, 4P51 Posvar, 10:30 am


"Model Abstraction via Semantic Extraction of Behavioral VHDL Descriptions for Formal Verification,"

Yee-Wing Hsieh;

May 31, 444 Benedum, 10 am


"Depression as a Risk Factor for Coronary Artery Disease in Type I Diabetes Mellitus: A Study of Possible Mechanisms,"

Leslie Smithline Kinder;

June 2, 520 Bellefield Prof. Bldg., 2-4 pm


"Simulation-Base Approaches to Non-Linear Measurement Error Models,"

Jonghyeon Kim;

June 2, 352 CL, 2-4 pm


Pitt Repertory Theatre

"Ferris Wheel," by Janyce Lapore;

May 31-June 18, Tue.-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 2 pm;

Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial (624-7529).

Johnstown Theatre

"Waiting for Godot," by Samuel Beckett;

June 1-10, Thurs.-Sat. at 8 pm;

Studio Theatre, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ (800/846-2787)


Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Johnstown Campus

"Poisons in our Path: Watercolors by Anne Ophelia Dowden From the Hunt Institute of Botanical Documentation,"

and "Landscapes in Pastel From the Permanent Collection";

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ;

through May 26, 9:30 am-4:30 pm, before and during all events. (814/269-7234)


Health Benefits Selections

Sign-up period ends May 26. All employees must submit forms even if they are retaining the same selections.

Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Faculty members who want to schedule a survey should obtain a survey request from department chairs.

Deadlines for submitting requests are: June 16 for 4-week-2 and 12-week-2 term classes; July 10 for 6-week-2 term classes; July 14 for 4-week-3 term classes. Requests should be mailed to G-39 CL. (624-6147)

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will be published June 8. It will contain events of June 8-22.

Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm June 1, at 308 Bellefield Hall.

Information may be sent by fax: 624-4579 or e-mail to

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