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August 28, 2014


Thursday 28

Remote Activation Fire Alarm Tests

An opening reception for the exhibit “Botany in Black & White” by Tim Anderson will be held 5-8 pm on Sept. 5 in the Barco Law Library. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 7.

An opening reception for the exhibit “Botany in Black & White” by Tim Anderson will be held 5-8 pm on Sept. 5 in the Barco Law Library. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 7.

3343 Forbes, 7 am;

Public Safety, 7:30 am

HSLS Workshop

“Painless PubMed,”

Andrea Ketchum;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 11 am


ULS Hillman Alfresco

“Party on the Plaza”;

Hillman Library plaza, 11 am-3 pm

Chemistry Seminar

“Towards Catalysis of Uphill Reactions: Light as the Energy Source,”

Ksenija Glusac, Bowling Green;

150 Chevron, 2:30 pm (4-8200)

CIDDE/TA Workshop

“Getting Started in the Classroom”;

815 Alumni, 3 pm


Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“Meet the Faculty & Staff,”

Mark Abbott; 11 Thaw, 3:50 pm

Friday 29

GI Lecture

“Fulminant Hepatic Failure: Evaluation & Management,”

Obaid Shaikh;

Presby conf. rm. M2, 7:30 am


CIDDE Workshops

“What’s New in Blackboard Post Upgrade?”

B23 Alumni, 10 am;

“Introduction to CourseWeb”

B23 Alumni, 1:30-3 pm


Saturday 30

Football vs. Delaware;

Heinz Field, noon

Sunday 31

Episcopal Service

Heinz Chapel, 11 am



Monday 1

• University closed in observance of Labor Day.

Tuesday 2

GI Lecture

“The Liver Transplant Patient: Pre- & Post-Transplant Evaluation & Management,”

Jaideep Behari;

Presby conf. rm. M2, 7:30 am


Basic & Translational Research Seminar

“Exploring Sarcoma Metastatic Potential: Stem Cells, Stress & Epigenetics,”

Kurt Weiss;

Hillman Cancer Ctr., Cooper classrm. D, noon (

MWRI Research Seminar

“Defining the Role of the Glucocorticoid Receptor in the Uterus & Understanding the Implications of Environmental Estrogen Exposure,”

Shannon Whirledge, Duke;

MWRI conf. ctr., noon


CTSI Workshop

“Identifying Issues in the Responsible Conduct of Research,”

Karen Schmidt, 7039 Forbes Twr., 3 pm


Pitt Bowling League Open House

PAA Club, 5:30 pm


Wednesday 3

Bradford Campus Founders’ Day

Bromeley Quad, UPB, noon

CIDDE/TA Workshop

“The Role of the TA”;

815 Alumni, 2 pm


OACD Workshop

“Know Your K: Writing a Successful Career Development Award Application,”

Kevin Kraemer;

S100 Starzl BST, 3-5 pm


Thursday 4

CIDDE Workshops

“Encouraging Student Participation,”

B23 Alumni, 10 am;

“Getting Started in the Classroom,”

815 Alumni, 3 pm


Chemistry Seminar

“Biomimetic Agents & Designer Materials From Protein-like Molecules Beyond Nature’s Covalent Structures,”

Seth Horne;

150 Chevron, 2:30 pm (4-8200)

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

John Stolz, Duquesne;

11 Thaw, 3:50 pm

Community Relations North Oakland Block Party

“Be a Good Neighbor”;

234 N. Dithridge St., 5:30-7:30 pm


Friday 5

Fall term add/drop period ends.

IEE/SBDC Workshop

“The 1st Step: The Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”;

Mervis, 7:30-10:30 am


CIDDE Workshop

“Introduction to CourseWeb”;

B23 Alumni, 10-11:30 am



The Porch at Schenley, 4:30-7 pm


Exhibit Opening Reception

“Botany in Black & White”

by Tim Anderson;

Barco Law Library, 5-8 pm (8-1376)

Tuesday 9

Basic & Translational Research Seminar

“UPCI Retreat Poster Winners,”

John Skoko, Ryan Hartmaier & Grace Campbell;

Hillman Cancer Ctr., Cooper classrm. D, noon


MWRI Research Seminar

“Ask the IACUC,”

Robert Powers;

MWRI conf. ctr., noon


Philosophy of Science Talk


Nicholas Rescher;

817R CL, 12:05 pm


Faculty Assembly Mtg.

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“Hello??? Are You Ready for the Big One?

(AKA: Important Considerations for Central US Seismicity),”

Greg Hempen, URS Corp.;

11 Thaw, 3:50 pm

Greensburg Campus Psychology Program

“Applications of Applied Behavior Analysis,”

Jessica Everly;

Hempfield Rm. Chambers Hall, UPG, 6-7:30 pm


Wednesday 10

Hepatology Rounds

“Pathology Related to the Liver & Biliary Tract,”

Jake Demetris;

E724 Montefiore, 7 am


Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds

“Mechanisms of Chemotherapy Induced Ovarian Damage: Understanding Available & Experimental Options for Gonadal Protection,”

Shweta Nayak;

UPMC Cancer Pavilion 2nd fl. Herberman aud., 8 am


MMG Seminar

Vaughn Cooper, U of NH;

503 Bridgeside Pt. II, noon

Chemistry Seminar

“Chemical Biology Approaches to Immunity: Probing a Code Without a Key,”

Aaron Esser-Kahn, UC-Irvine;

150 Chevron, 2:30 pm (4-8200)

OACD Workshop

“How to Prepare for a Career Fair,”

Joan Anson; S120 BST, 3-5 pm


Bradford Campus Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Rice House, UPB, 4 pm

(RSVP by Sept. 5:

Community Relations Oakcliffe & S. Oakland Block Party

“Be a Good Neighbor”;

374 Lawn St., 4:30-7:30


Titusville Campus Concert

“Ball in the House”;

Henne Aud., UPT, 7 pm


Thursday 11

Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar

Joseph Puglisi, Stanford;

6014 BST3, 11 am

CTSI Workshop

“An Author’s Responsibilities: Publication & Authorship,”

Robert Weyant;

7039 Forbes Twr., noon

Chemistry Seminars

“Imaging Mass Spectrometry of 3-D Cell Culture,”

Amanda Hummon, Notre Dame, 2:30 pm;

Nicholas Kotov, U of MI, 4 pm;

150 Chevron (4-8200)


Medicine/Biomedical Informatics

“Automated Tailoring of Clinical Performance Feedback in Low-Resource Settings,”

Zachary Joseph Landis Lewis;

Aug. 28, 536B Baum, 10:30 am


“Kant, the a priori & the Possibility of Empirical Knowledge,”

Tyke Nunez;

Aug. 29, 1001B CL, 2 pm

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science & Technology

“Biomechanical Validation of Transfer Assessment Instrument (TAI) in Evaluating Different Independent Transfers in Wheelchair Users,”

Chung-Ying Tsai;

Sept. 5, 4065 Forbes Twr., 2 pm


PICT Production

“Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme”;

Charity Randall Theatre, Sept. 4 – 20

(various times;


Barco Law Library

“Botany in Black & White” by Tim Anderson;

Sept. 5-Nov. 7, M-Th 7:30 am-10 pm, F 7:30 am-5 pm, Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun noon-8 pm (8-1376)


Perioperative & Critical Care Echocardiography Workshop

Register by Sept. 1 for workshop on Sept. 5.


Perioperative & Critical Care Monitoring & Therapy Conference & Workshop

Register by Sept. 1 for conference on Sept. 6 & 7.


Science 2014 – Sustain It!

Submit poster abstracts by Sept. 12.


Pitt Innovation Challenge (PinCh)

Submission deadline is Sept. 15.


Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation (SPIRIT) Consortium

Letters of intent due Sept. 15.


Iris Marion Young Awards

Nominations due Sept. 15.


Engineering Sustainability 2015 Call for Abstracts

Submission deadline is Oct. 27.


Basic to Clinical Collaborative Research Pilot Program (BaCCoR)

Submission deadline is Dec. 15. (

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