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November 20, 1997


Thursday 20

Intergenerational Conference

"Linking the Community's Youth and Elderly Through Cross-Agency Collaboration,"

Richard Browdie, sec. of Aging; Feather Houstoun, sec. of Public Welfare;

Eugene Hickok, sec. of Education, and Mike Acker, deputy sec. of Labor & Industry;

Carnegie Lecture Hall, 8:30-11:30 am, and Pitt Club, 1-3:45 pm (To register: 648-7150)

Asian Studies Lecture

"Korea: Avenue to a Peaceful Transformation,"

Selig Harrison, W. Wilson Ctr. for Scholars;

David Steinberg, Georgetown; Young Whan Kihl, Iowa State, and Paul Hammond, GSPIA;

WPU Dining Rm. A, 9-11:30 am

Johnstown Campus Performance

"Young Tom Edison,"


Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 9:30-11:30 am (800-846-ARTS)

AIDS Quilt Display

WPU, 11 am-6 pm (648-7900)

History Lecture

"Towards a New Study of Rural Greece in Antiquity,"

Nicholas Jones, classics;

3P11 FQ, noon

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Characterization of Rat NK Cell Antigens Defined by New MAbs,"

Cynthia Brissette-Storkus;

W995 BST, noon

Chemistry Colloquium

"Protein Folding: The Intermediates and the Barriers,"

S. Walter Englander, Penn; Chevron Ashe Aud., 2:30 pm

Organization Development Workshop

"Patents & Copyrights: A Guide Through the Maze,"

Frances Connell; 9th fl. LRDC, 2:30-4:30 pm

(To register: 624-8046)

Chemistry Colloquium

"Atomically Resolved Chemistry With Tunneling Electrons,"

Wilson Ho, Cornell; Chevron Ashe Aud., 4 pm

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Potential Adverse Effects of Chronic Caffeine Consumption on Renal Function,"

Stevan Tofovic, medicine;

622 Scaife, 4-5 pm

Biostatistics Seminar

"Logistic Regression Analyses With Clustered, Multivariate, Binomial Data,"

Bill Gardner, psychiatry;

A115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Gamelan Ensemble Open House

309 Bellefield, 7 pm (624-4125)

Asian Studies Lecture & Performance

"Korean Music: Tradition and Innovation";

Bellefield Aud., 7:30 pm (648-7371)

Geology/Planetary Science Seminar

"An Overview of the Mars Pathfinder Mission,"

Robert Anderson, CA Inst. of Tech.; Clapp Aud., 7:30 pm

Friday 21

Biomedical Graduate Student Assn. Symposium

"Second Annual Biomedical Student Research Symposium";

BST south foyer, 10 am-5 pm (648-9118)

Human Genetics Seminar

"Finding Genes for Human Limbs Malformations,"

Lynn Jorde, Utah Coll. of Medicine;

G23 GSPH, noon-1 pm

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"A Deflationary Analysis of Inflationary Cosmology,"

John Earman; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Chemical Hygiene Training for University Employees

Benedum Aud., 1 and 2:30 pm (624-9505)

Pgh. Film Colloquium Meeting

"New Media,"

Kathie Ferraro and Chris Short; 239 CL, 2 pm (422-1573)

Classics Lecture

"Slander of the Greeks in Vergil's Aeneid: Rome's Revenge for the Conquest of Troy,"

Hans-Peter Stahl; 149 CL, 3:30 pm

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Endocytic Traffic in MDCK Cells,"

Som-Ming Leung; Eye & Ear Inst. 5th fl. board rm., 4 pm (383-8893)

Caribbean/Latin American Student Assn. Meeting/Social

WPU Dining Rm. A, 6:30 pm (688-9453)

Monday 24

Social Work Workshop

"Opening Doors for the Terminally Ill,"

Michael Demoratz; 208 CL, 9 am-4:30 pm

(To register: 624-3711)

Biology Seminar

"Recombination and Population Structure in Escherichia Coli: From Strain Genome to Species Genome,"

Roger Milkman, U. of Iowa;

169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Wednesday 26

*Thanksgiving Recess for Students

Thursday 27

*Thanksgiving Recess–University Closed

Friday 28

*Thanksgiving Recess–University Closed

Saturday 29

*Thanksgiving Recess for Students

Sunday 30

*Thanksgiving Recess for Students

Heinz Chapel Choir Christmas Concert

Heinz Chapel, 3 and 7:30 pm (624-4126)


Monday 1

Nursing Presentation

"Answering Questions About Health and Well-Being: How the Questionnaire Shapes the Answers,"

Norbert Schwarz, U. of Mich.;

125 Victoria, noon-1:30 pm

Biology Seminar

"Maternal Control of Early Development in Xenopus,"

Chris Wylie, U. of Minn.;

169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Tuesday 2

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Med. Arts Bldg. 5th fl. conf. rm., noon (383-1813)

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Why Attacks on an Innate Universal Grammar Fail,"

Daniel Everett, linguistics; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Germanic Languages/Literatures Lecture

"Kafka's 'The Trial': Cinema, Comedy and Punishment,"

Peter Beicken, U. of MD;

239 CL, 1 pm

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Theoretical and Experimental Studies of the Photochemistry of Dinuclear Organometallic Compounds,"

Bruce Bursten, OSU;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 4 pm

Johnstown Campus Film

"Roger and Me";

134 Blackington Hall, UPJ, 7 pm (888-875-2586)

Heinz Chapel Choir Christmas Concert

Heinz Chapel, 8 pm (624-4126)

Wednesday 3

REES Lecture

"Recent Migration From Central/Eastern Europe: What Influences Decision to Emigrate?"

Bonka Boneva;

4E51 FQ, noon

HA&A Reading Group Discussion

Barbara McCloskey;

203 FFA, noon

Linguistics Lecture

"Monolingual Field Research: Learning Without an Interpreter,"

Daniel Everett;

144 CL, 3 pm (624-5938)

Classics Lecture

"Dionysus, Drinking and Drunkenness,"

John O'Brien, Queens College;

116 CL, 3:30 pm

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Regulation of Endosome Acidification and Function,"

Rebecca Van Dyke, U. of Mich.;

Eye & Ear Inst. 5th fl. board rm., 4-5 pm (648-9376)

Biology Seminar

"Sequence-Specific DNA Binding Proteins: New Insights Into the Thermodynamics of Specific Recognition,"

Linda Jen-Jacobson;

169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

English Dept. Reading

Lewis "Buddy" Nordan;

324 CL, 7 pm (624-6560)

Thursday 4

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Developmental Regulation of Stat5 Activity in the Mouse Thymus and Dependence on IL-7 Signaling,"

Pierette Appasamy, pathology;

W995 BST , noon

Medical Ethics Lecture

"The Imanishi-Kari Affair: A Case Study of How Misconduct Can Be Mishandled,"

Julius Youngner, medicine;

Scaife lecture rm. 1, noon-1 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Capillary Electrochromatog-raphy: Can We Really Use Submicron Particle Sizes for Analytical Separations?"

Luis Colon, SUNY;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 2:30 pm

Molecular Genetics/Biochemistry Seminar

"Mechanisms Regulating Non-Receptor Protein-Tyrosine Kinase Activity,"

Thomas Smithgall, U. of Neb.;

1295 BST, 3:30 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Linear Scaling Quantum Mechanical Methods and Applications to Macromolecules in Solutions,"

Weitao Yang, Duke;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 4 pm

Ph.D. Defense


"Early Lutheran Music in America: The Hymnody of the General Synod,"

Jeffrey Pannebaker, music;

Nov. 21, 114 Music Bldg., noon


"The Role of Warrant Holding Underwriters in the Evolution of Governance Structure After IPOs,"

Amy Bonkoski;

Nov. 21, 280 Mervis, 1 pm


"Time-Frequency Analysis and Classification of Non-Stationary Signals,"

Berkant Tacer, electrical engineering;

Nov. 24, 444 Benedum, 10 am


"Development of an Evaluation Model for Substance Abuse Treatment Programs Serving High-Risk Women,"

Jane Mazzoni-Maddigan, health services administration;

Nov. 24, 226 Parran, 10 am


"Breasts, Brawn and the Selling of War: American World War I Propaganda Posters,"

Anne Knutson, HA&A;

Nov. 25, 104 FFA, 2:30 pm


"The Tradition of Aristotle's 'Topics' and Galileo's 'Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems': Dialectic, Dialogue and the Demonstration of the Earth's Motion,"

Marta Spranzi Zuber, HPS;

Dec. 2, 1001D CL, 1:30 pm


"The Effects of Representation in Computer-Mediated Small Group Decision-Making," Jozsef Toth, information science/telecommunications; Dec. 3, LRDC 2nd fl. Aud., 11 am-1 pm

Social Work

"The Impact of Family Routines and Personality Disorders on Treatment Adherence in Outpatient Mental Health Services," Jack Cahalne; Dec. 4, 2304 CL, 9-11 am


Theatre Arts Production

"Something Cloudy, Something Clear,"

directed by Christopher Kirsch;

through Nov. 23, Studio Theatre, Nov. 20-22 at 8 pm, Nov. 23 at 2 pm (624-7529)

Pitt Theatre Mainstage Production


directed by Bruce McConachie;

Stephen Foster Theatre, Nov. 20-22 at 8 pm, Nov. 23 at 2 pm (624-7529)

Generations Together Performance


Nov. 22, Presbyterian SeniorCare, 825 S. Main St., Washington, 2 pm (648-7154)


UPCI Lung Cancer Ctr. Funding

Applications for pilot projects in lung cancer due Dec. 19 to Iris Lowe, 201 Kaufmann Bldg. (692-2759)

REES Faculty Development Competition

Proposals to develop new courses or add significant REES content to existing courses due Jan. 5 to 4G15 FQ. (648-2290)

Small Grants Program Awards

Proposals due to 350 Thackeray by Feb. 2 at 4 pm. (624-0784)

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, Dec. 4. It will contain events of Dec. 4-Jan. 8. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail to For additional information, call 624-1376.

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