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April 2, 1998


Thursday 2

Teaching Excellence Conference

"Active Learning Across the Disciplines";

2M/2P56 FQ, 8:45 am-4 pm

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Workplace Law for Supervisors, Administrators and Managers,"

100 Craig, 9 am-noon

Human Resources Seminar

"Insurance Planning: Planning for the Unexpected";

WPU Ballroom, 9:30-11:30 am (To register: Karen Tickner, 1-800-662-0106, ext. 14629)

FSAP/UCDC Parenting Lecture

"When Your Teenager Has the Blues: Depression in Adolescents,"

Brian McKain, school & community outreach; WPU Dining Rm. B, noon-1 pm

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Uptake and Processing of IGG Peptides by Human Dendritic Cells: Possible Implications for Rheumatoid Arthritis,"

Russell Salter; W995 BST, noon

GSPH/Behavioral & Community Health Sciences Lecture

"Searching Everywhere, Trusting No One: Aymara Migrants and Their Health Care Decisions in El Alto, Bolivia," Jerome Crowder, anthropology; A622 Crabtree, 2 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Seminar

"The End Triassic Extinction,"

Christopher McRoberts, SUNY Cortland; 203 Thaw, 3:45 pm

LAS Honors Day

Reid Reading; 1201 Bruce, 4 pm

Pharmacology Lecture

"Clinical Pharmacology for the Millenium: Perspectives From NIH, FDA, Industry and ASCPT,"

Robert Branch; 1102 Scaife Conf. Rm., 4-5 pm

India Today Lecture

"Hindu Nationalism and Independent Indians: 1947-1997,"

Walter Andersen, U.S. State Dept.; 2K56 FQ, 4:30 pm

Linguistics Lecture

"The Critical Period for Language Acquisition: A Psycho-linguistic Perspective From Studies of American Sign Language,"

Rachel Mayberry, McGill U.; 151 CL, 4:30 pm

Pitt Legal Income Foundation

Fund-raising auction; law school lobby, 6 pm

Book Center & ULS Poetry Reading

Lynn Emanuel, Jan Beatty, Ed Ochester; Pitt Club, 7:30 pm

Guitar Recital

FFA Aud., 8 pm (624-4125)

Friday 3

Teaching Conference

"Active Learning Across the Disciplines,";

2M/2P56 FQ, 8:45 am-noon

LAS Talk

Bill Means, Pres. International Indian Treaty Council;

4J51 FQ, noon (731-3881)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Cancer Gene Therapy by Targeting HPV E6 and E7 Oncogenes,"

Yukai He; 1395 BST, noon

Philosophy of Science Talk

"Hilbert's Consistency Proofs,"

Wilfried Sieg, CMU; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Titusville Campus Dedication

Of Broadhurst Science Center; UPT, 2 pm

Anthropology Colloquium

"Limits to Resistance and Unstable Hegemonies: Bolivian Miners Confronting a Reconstituted State,"

Harry Sanabria; 3D10 FQ, 3 pm

Jewish Studies/Music Lecture

"East Wind: The Ancient Modernity of Jewish Music,"

Philip Bohlman, U. of Chicago, 132 Music, 4 pm (624-3007)

CLAS Assn. Reading

"Do Platanos Go With Collard Greens,"

David Lamb; 1P56 FQ, 6 pm

Japanese Business Lecture

"The Asian Turmoil and Japan's Response: Creating a New Vision for Asia in the 21st Century,"

Toshiharu Kato; 151 GSIA, CMU, registration 6 pm, lecture 6:30 pm

CLAS Assn. Meeting

WPU, Dining Rm. B, 6:30-8:30 pm (688-9453)

UPMC/Pgh. Marathon Sem-inar

"Six Weeks and Counting";

UPMC Passavant, 9100 Babcock Blvd., N. Hills, 6:30-8:30 pm (647-RUNN)

International Student Fellowship Meeting

Large Lounge Parren, 7:30 pm (441-2245)

Music Recital

"Histoire du Tango,"

Pedro Aponte, flute, and Daniel Marchan, guitar; FFA Aud., 8 pm (624-4125)

Saturday 4

Spring Concert

Women's Choral Ensemble; Bellefield Aud., 3 pm (624-4125)

Survival Skills & Ethics Workshop

"Life as a Professional";

1P56 FQ, 4 pm

International Cabaret Ball

"1938–In the Begin-ning…German, Russian, Scottish, Swedish and Early American Rooms Were Dedicated";

WPU Assembly Rm., 6 pm (624-6150)

Women's Gymnastics

NCAA 1998 Northeast Regional Championships; Field House, 6 pm

Sunday 5

Chancellor's Concert

Pitt Symphonic Band; Bellefield Aud., 1 pm

Johnstown Campus Student Awards Day

Student Union Cambria Rm., UPJ, 2 pm

Pitt Women's Assn. Fundraiser

Spring Fling EGGstravaganza, Commons Rm. CL, 3-5 pm

Latin American Studies Film

1P56 FQ, 6-8 pm

Spring Honors Recital

FFA Aud., 7:30 pm (624-4125)

Monday 6

* Summer and fall terms add/drop period begins

Bloodborne Pathogen Training

G-23 GSPH Aud., 9-10:30 am (624-9505)

Human Resources Seminar

"Tax and Estate Planning: Roles of Retirement and Insurances";

WPU Ballroom, 9:30-11:30 am & 1:30-3:30 pm (To register: Mary Patton, 1-800-842-2010)

GSPH Walk Groups

GSPH, Fifth Ave. entrance, noon (Information: 624-8702)

HA&A Lecture

"Where's Donatello?"

David Wilkins; 203 FFA, noon

Nursing Presentation

"Support Groups for Women With Breast Cancer: What Works and Why?"

Vicki Helgeson, CMU; 125 Victoria, noon-1:30 pm

Pittsburgh Regional Minority Council Trade Fair

"Business Trek 98-Advancing the Way We Do Business in the Next Millennium";

DL Conv. Ctr., Downtown, 9:30 am-4:30 pm (391-4423)

Human Resources Seminar

"Financial Education for Women: A Need to be Informed";

WPU Ballroom, 5 pm (To register: Mary Patton, 1-800-842-2010)

Johnstown Campus Film

"When We Were Kings";

138 Blackington Hall, UPJ, 6 pm

Higher Education Review

David Crown, Liberty Pyros, Dan Fogel, and Barbara Evans,

KQV 1410 AM, 7-8 pm

Classics Talk

"Early Imperial Luxury Glass,"

E. Marianne Stern; 203 FFA, 8:15 pm

English Dept. Reading

In honor of Ed Ochester;

Jan Beatty, Judy Vollmer, John Ropp, Pat Dobler; Hemingway's, 8:30 pm

Tuesday 7

Blood Drive

1st fl. FQ Galleria and 11th fl. BST, 8 am-2 pm (383-1628)

Human Resources Seminar

"General Update: New Products, Features, Flexibility TIAA-CREF Today";

WPU Kurtzman Rm., 9:30-11:30 am (To register: Mary Patton, 1-800-842-2010)

Women's Studies

"Why Don't Women Perceive the Division of Labor in the Home as Unfair"?

Nancy Grote; 2629 CL, noon (624-6485)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Student Health Service,

Medical Arts, 5th fl. conf. rm., noon

Philosophy of Science Talk

"Types of Scientific Reasoning,"

Dimitri Ginev, U. of Sofia; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Activation-Driving Force Relationships in Radical Rearrangements,"

James Tanko, VA Tech; Ashe Aud., Chevron, 4 pm

Law/Social Work Rubash Distinguished Lecture

"A New Chance: Children and Families in the New Millennium,"

Bernardine Dohrn; Teplitz Memorial Courtroom, 5 pm

Music on the Edge Concert

"Electroacoustic Music";

FFA Aud., 8 pm (624-4125)

PPC Lecture

Maya Angelou; Carnegie Music Hall, 8:30 pm (648-7900)

Wednesday 8

Katz SBDC Seminar

"How to Start a Small Business,"

180 Mervis, 8-10 am (To register: 648-1542)

Staff Assn. Council Meeting

2P56 FQ, noon

Stock of the Month Investment Club Meeting

527 WPU, 12:30-1:30 pm (624-0877)

Linguistics Colloquium

"Reading English as a Foreign Language: Examining the Relationships Among 'Bottom-Up' Processing Skills in a Second Orthography, Listening and Reading Comprehension,"

Doris Strouse; 144 CL, 3 pm

UPCI Seminar

"Impact of the L1 Retro-transposon on the Human Genome,"

Haig Kazazian, Penn State; W1095 BST, 4 pm

Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar

"Postranslational Processing, Intracellular Targeting and Secretion, and Physiological Actions of PTH-related Protein,"

Andrew Stewart; 5th fl. seminar rm. EEI, 4-5 pm

LAS Concert

"Latin Soul From Venezuela: Irene Farrera in Concert";

WPU Assembly Rm., 7 pm

Physics Symposium

"Effects of Liquid Structuring on the Static and Dynamic Forces Between Surfaces," Jacob Israelachvili, U. of California; 12B Chevron, 8 pm

Thursday 9

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Preventing Primed CD4T Cells From Inducing Rejection–A Critical Role for Persisting Antigen,"

Eric Bell, U of Manchester, England; W995 BST, noon

Ethics Grand Rounds

"Core Competencies for Ethics Consultation,"

Robert Arnold and Mark Aulisio; lecture rm. 1 Scaife, noon-1 pm

FSAP/UCDC Parenting Lecture

"Who's the Boss?…Issues in Parenting Your Young Child,"

Sherry Cleary; WPU Dining Rm. A, noon-1 pm

Biotechnology/Bioengineering Perkin-Elmer Distinguished Lecture

"Beyond the Endless Frontier: The Future of the Research University in the Digitalage,"

James Johnson Duderstadt, U of Michigan; FFA, 3 pm

Biostatistics Seminar

"Combining the Uncom-binable: Pre-Planned Meta-Analysis and Beyond,"

Steven Belle; A-115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Seminar

Richard Beck, Miami U., OH; 203 Thaw, 3:45 pm

Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar

"Smad Proteins in Signal Transduction by Receptor Serine Kinases,"

Yan Chen, Wash. U.; 5th fl. seminar rm. EEI, 4-5 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"A New Generation of Homogeneous Arene Hydrogenation Catalysts,"

Ian Rothwell, Purdue; Ashe Aud., Chevron, 4 pm

Physics Symposium

"Adhesion and Tribology at the Molecular Scale,"

Jacob Israelachvili, U. of California; Wean Hall, CMU, 4:30 pm

Information Sciences Colloquium

"Developing Information Partnerships: Libraries, Educational Institutions, Government Bodies and Other Information Agencies,"

Major Owens, U.S. Congress; Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre, 5-6 pm

LAS Demonstration


Justin Laing; G23 GSPH Aud., 6 pm


5R51 FQ, 6-7:30 pm

Percussion Ensemble Concert

Bellefield Aud., 8 pm (624-4125)

Friday 10

Classics Talk

"The Relationship of Aristotle's Metaphysics to Natural Science and Logic,"

Alan Code, Ohio State; 116 CL, 3:30 pm

Saturday 11

Asian Studies/Borders Books Lecture

"Japanese Lessons: A Year in a Japanese School Through the Eyes of an American Anthropologist and Her Children,"

Gail Benjamin; Borders, Northway Mall, 3 pm

Monday 13

Memorial Service

For Stanford Cohen, School of Pharmacy faculty member,

Heinz Chapel, 1:30 pm

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 pm

Physics/Astronomy Margaret B. Hays Lecture

"Before the Beginning: Our Universe and Others,"

Martin Rees, Cambridge; G23 GSPH, 4:30 pm

Johnstown Campus Film

"Everybody's All-American,"

138 Blackington Hall, UPJ, 6 pm

Neurofibromatosis Clinics Assn.

Doctors/Clinicians Appreciation Dinner

PAA, 6 pm

Tuesday 14

Chemistry Francis Clifford Phillips Lecture

"Molecular Self-Assembly Routes to Optically Functional Thin Films," Tobin Marks, Northwestern; Ashe Aud. Chevron, 8:30 am

Philosophy of Science Talk

"The Bit Commitment Problem of Quantum Cryptography," Jeffrey Bub, U of Maryland; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Payroll System at Pitt: An Introduction," 342 Craig, 10 am-3 pm

Piano Recital

Sumi Lee; FFA Aud., 8 pm (624-4125)

Wednesday 15

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Payroll System at Pitt: An Introduction," 342 Craig, 10 am-3 pm

Chemistry Francis Clifford Phillips Lecture

"Metal-Ligand Bonding Energetics and the Invention of New Catalytic Reactions,"

Tobin Marks, Northwestern; Ashe Aud. Chevron, 11 am

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Student Health Service, Medical Arts, 5th fl. conf. rm., noon

Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar

"Regulation of CFTR Channel Gating by ATP Hydrolysis, One Molecule at a Time,"

David Gadsby, Rockefeller U.; 5th fl. seminar rm. EEI, 4-5 pm

Thursday 16

UPCI Immunology Lecture

Brian Nickoloff, U of Michigan;

995 BST, noon

FSAP/UCDC Parenting Lecture

"Separation or Divorce: Issues for Parents,"

Mary Heath; WPU Dining Rm. A, noon-1 pm

Pharmacology Lecture

"Serotonin Receptor PET Imaging in Late Life Mental Disorders,"

Carolyn Meltzer; 622 Scaife Conf. Rm. 4-5 pm

Working Class History Seminar E.P. Thompson Lecture

"Race, Empire and Working-Class Mobilizations,"

David Montgomery, Yale; FFA aud., 7:30 pm (648-7477)

Jazz Ensemble

"A Salute to Clark Terry,"

Clark Terry; WPU Assembly Rm., 8 pm

Ph.D. Defense


"Moving Beyond Dyadic Ties: A Study of Structural Influences in Stakeholder Networks,"

Timothy Rowley; April 2, 359 Mervis, 9 am


"Marxism and the Critique of Moral Ideology,"

Tommie Shelby, philosophy; April 6, 1001D CL, 9 am


"Adherence to Preventive Health Practices Among Family Caregivers of Persons Receiving Home Health Services,"

Judith Matthews; April 7, 451 Victoria, 10 am


"Adaptation or Learning? Identifying Parameters of the One China Policy,"

Jiang-hong Lin; April 7, 3G52 FQ, 3:30 pm


"Science Into Art: Rachel Ruysch's Early Development as a Still-life Painter,"

Marianne Berardi, history of art & architecture; April 9, 104 FFA, 2 pm


"Development and Comparisons of Structure-Activity Models of Chemical Respiratory and Dermal Hypersensitivity,"

Cynthia Graham, environmental and occupational health; April 10, A-110 260 Kappa Dr., 9 am

Information Sciences

"A Network-Independent Call Processing Architecture for Future Narrowband and Broadband Telecommunications Services,"

Chien-Chun Lu; April 10, 503 IS, 9:30 am


"Asymptotics for the Painleve III Transcendent by Isomono-dromic Deformation Method,"

Chie Bing Wang, mathematics; April 14, 627 Thackeray, 10 am


"Burn-in and Bathtub Distributions,"

Yi-Kuan Jong, statistics; April 14, A214 Langley, noon


Studio Arts

1998 Annual Studio Arts Student Exhibition;

through April 26, University Art Gallery, FFA, M-F 10 am- 4pm (648-2430)

Southern Alleghenies Art Museum, Johnstown Campus

"The Paintings of B.G. Galey: A Retrospective and Steel Images: The Sculpture of Stephen Porter,";

through April 26, M-F 9:30 am-4:30 pm (814/269-7234)

Johnstown Campus

William R. Brice, Geology Collection and Poster Exhibit;

through April 30, UPJ Owen Library (814/269-1962)

Hillman Library

"The Environmental Archives Documenting Social Change";

April 30, 363 Hillman Library (648-8197)


Kuntu Repertory Theatre

"Blues for an Alabama Sky,"

by Pearl Cleage; The Pit Theatre, through April 4 (624-7298)

Pitt Theatre

"Noises Off,"

by Michael Frayn; Stephen Foster, through April 19 (624-7529)

Theatre Arts

"Growing Up in Wilkinsburg," in conjunction with Pitt theatre dept.; Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg, 7:30 pm (361-4340)


University Commencement Convocation

Degreed University staff interested in participating in commencement should contact the Office of Special Events by April 10 at 624-7100.

UCDC Plant Sale

Deadline for orders is April 10 (624-7124 or 383-2100)

UPMC/Pgh. Marathon Relay Teams

Registration deadline is April 13 (647-RUNN)

Chemistry Tripartite Symposium

Registration deadline is April 13 (825-3220 x 208)

PUCC Prostate Cancer Funding

Applications for pilot projects in prostate cancer research due April 15 to Iris Lowe, 201 Kaufmann Bldg. (692-2759)

Race for the Cure 5K

Entry deadline is April 24 (521-CURE)

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will contain events of April 16-30. Information for events during that period must be received by April 9 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail to

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