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April 16, 1998


Thursday 16

T.F. Bowser Memorial Dental Lecture

"What's Old Is New: Clinical Issues in Treating the Older Adult,"

Patrick Lloyd, U. of Iowa; dental school, 8:30 am

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Mechanism of Steroid Receptor Coactivation of Target Gene Expression,"

Sergio Onate, Baylor; 1103 Scaife Conf. Ctr., noon

UPCI Immunology Lecture

"Immunopathogenesis of Psoriasis,"

Brian Nickoloff, Loyola U; 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, trumpeter; WPU Assembly Rm., 8 pm

Friday 17

*Last day for undergraduate classes

Nursing Conference

"Charting the Course Through Rivers of Change";

Sheraton Station Sq., April 17-19 (647-8263)

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Molecular Physiology of ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels,"

Show-Ling Shying, Washington U; EEI, 5th fl. Board Rm., noon

Senate BPC Meeting

WPU Dining Rm. B, noon

Pharmacology Seminar

"Structural Analysis of Anesthetic-Protein Interaction by NMR,"

Pei Tang; 1395 BST, noon

Mass Spectrometry Tutorial

"Role of Mass Spectrometry in Drug Discovery and Other Related Topics";

University Club, 12:45-4:15 pm (To register: 624-8632)

Computer Science Lecture

"On Supporting an Internet Cellular Phone Network,"

B.R. Badrinath, Rutgers & UC Berkeley; 338 Alumni, 2:30 pm

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"How Empirical Was Medieval Science?"

David Lindberg, U of Wisc.; 817R CL, 3:30 pm

Cell Biology/Physiology Talk

"Role of AKAPs in Cl Secreting Epithelia,"

Fei Sun; EEI, 5th fl. Board Rm., 4 pm

Earth Day Rally

WPU porch, 6 pm-midnight

African Drumming Ensemble Concert

Ugandan music,

directed by Sylvia Tamusuza; Bellefield Aud., 8 pm

CLAS Assn. Meeting

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

UPCI Charity Basketball Game

"Hoops for a Cure,"

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Chartiers Valley H.S. alumni team; Chartiers Valley gym, 8 pm

Saturday 18

Henry T. Bahnson Lecture

"Aneurysms of the Descending Thoracic and Thoracoab-dominal Aorta: When and How to Remove Them,"

Randall Griepp, Mt. Sinai Med. Ctr.; Scaife Lecture Rm. 5, 10-11 am (648-9138)

Men's Glee Club Concert

Directed by Stephen Greene;

Bellefield Hall Aud., 3 pm (624-4125)

Sunday 19


"WACO: Rules of Engagement"; 1P56 FQ, 3 pm

Heinz Chapel Choir Concert

"A Cappella Music From the Americas," directed by John Goldsmith; Heinz Chapel, 3 pm (624-4125)

Monday 20

Chemical Hygiene Safety Training

G-23 GSPH Aud.,

9-10:30 am (624-9505)

Johnstown Campus Film

"Jerry Maguire";

138 Blackington Hall, UPJ, 6 pm

Tuesday 21

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Research Accounting: An Introduction to Fiscal Administration of Sponsored Program Awards,"

WPU Kurtzman Rm., 9-11:30 am

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Student Health Service,

Medical Arts, 5th fl. Conf. Rm., noon

Philosophy of Science Talk

"At the Roots of Probabilistic Epistemology,"

Maria Carla Galavotti, U of Trieste; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Student Affairs Teleconference

"The Changing American College Student: Implications for the Freshman Year and Beyond"; WPU Assembly Rm., 1-4 pm

Provost Inaugural Lecture

"The Diffusion of Nitric Oxide From the Bench to the Bedside," Timothy Billiar, Watson Professor of Surgery; FFA Aud., 4 pm

Wednesday 22

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Sexual Harassment,"

100 Craig, 9-11 am

Thursday 23

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Presentation Skills,"

100 Craig, 9 am-5 pm

UPMC Research Seminar

"The Role of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor (CRF) in Depressive Disorders,"

John Kasckow, U of Cincinnati;

404A-B WPIC, 10:30 am-noon (624-0750)

UPCI Immunology Lecture

"FLT3-Ligand, Dendritic Cells and Allograft Survival,"

Angus Thomson; W995 BST, noon


"Anemia of Chronic Renal Insufficiency: Current Therapeutic Strategies,"

Gary Matzke; 1104 Scaife Conf. Rm., 4-5 pm

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law/GSPIA Forum

"The Future of Medicare,"

Judy Feder, Georgetown, & Lynn Etheredge, consultant; University Club, Members Lounge, 4-5:30 pm


5R51 FQ, 6-7:30 pm

Friday 24

WPIC Lecture

"Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease,"

Gary Small, UCLA;

WPIC Aud. 2nd fl., 10:30 am-noon (624-0750)

Pharmacology Seminar

"The Use of Human Hepatocytes in Basic and Clinical Studies,"

Stephen Strom; 1395 BST, noon

Philosophy of Science Talk

"Reeh-Schlieder Meets Newton-Wigner,"

Gordon Flem-ing, Penn State; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Classics/Philosophy Lecture

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

Alan Code, Ohio State; 817 CL, 2 pm

CLAS Assn. Meeting/Social

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

Saturday 25

*Spring term ends

Chemistry Tripartite Symposium

Scaife Aud. 6, 8:15 am-3:10 pm (825-3220 ext. 208)

Montefiore Medical Staff Fund Surgical Lecture

"Clinical Experience With a Blood Substitute,"

Ernest Moore, Denver Health Med. Ctr; Scaife Lecture Rm. 5, 10 am-noon (648-9138)

Sunday 26

*Residence halls close


Civic Arena, 2 pm

Monday 27

Pittsburgh Chamber Music Concert

Orion String Quartet with Peter Serkin, piano;

Carnegie Music Hall, 8 pm (624-4129)

Tuesday 28

*Residence halls open for summer intersession

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Introduction to Process Mapping,"

100 Craig, 1-4 pm

Wednesday 29

*Summer intersession registration period ends; classes begin

*Spring term grade rosters due in Registrar's Office by noon

University Press Poetry Reading

"Eve's Striptease,"

Julia Kasdorf; Hemingway's, 8 pm

Thursday 30

Alzheimer Research Lecture

"Alzheimer's Disease: Looking for a Window Into the Brain,"

William Klunk; ADRC Conf. Rm., 4 S. Montefiore, noon-1 pm

Pharmacology Lecture

"Proinflammatory Cytokines and Cardiac Function,"

1104 Scaife Conf. Rm., 4-5 pm

C.F. Reynolds Medical History Society Lecture

"The Training of Surgeons: A Continuing Debate,"

Dale Smith; Lecture Rm. 5 Scaife, 6 pm

Pitt Ambassadors Scholarship Dinner

John Major, former prime minister of Great Britain; Pittsburgh Hilton and Towers, 6 pm (624-5800)

Ph.D Defense


"Robust Nonlinear Control: The Extended Linearization,"

Sung-Il Kwon; April 17, 444 Benedum, 10 am


"Identification of Cis-Acting Elements in the SUC2 Promoter of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Required for Activation of Transcription," Yan Bu; April 17, 1195 BST, 2:00 pm


"The Role of the NMDA Receptor in the Developmental Onset of Excitotoxicity in Cortical Neurons in Vitro,"

Jeroo Sinor; April 17, W1495 BST, 2 pm


"The American Imperialism Argument,"

John Butler, communication; April 17, 1128 CL, 2:30 pm


"The General Integrative Watershed Model: A GIS Based, Landscape Ecology Approach to Large River Environmental Management,"

Roman Kysha-kevych, geology; April 21, 324 Benedum, 10 am


"Exploring the Correlates of Self-Care Coping Strategies Among the Elderly With Functional Status Limitations,"

Kuo-Cherh Huang, health services administration; April 22, 117 Parran, 10 am


"Appropriating Persons: John Locke's Theory of Private Property,"

Thomas Berry, philosophy; April 22, 1001D CL, 2 pm


Studio Arts

1998 Annual Studio Arts Student Exhibition;

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

Southern Alleghenies Art Museum, Johnstown

"The Paintings of B.G. Galey: A Retrospective,"

and "Steel Images: The Sculpture of Stephen Porter,"

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 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, Pitt-Johnstown Owen Library (814/269-1962)

Hillman Library

"The Environmental Archives Documenting Social Change"; through April 30, 363 Hillman Library (648-8197)


Theatre Arts Laboratory Series

An evening of new plays:

"After the Flood," by Lena Bertone;

also "ED!" by Diane Lynn Bronowicz;

Pit Theatre Annex, April 16-17, 8 pm & April 18, 2 & 8 pm (624-PLAY)

Pitt Theatre

"Noises Off," by Michael Frayn;

Stephen Foster, through April 19 (624-7529)

Johnstown Campus Performance

"To Kill a Mockingbird";

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, April 25, 8 pm (814-269-7200)


UPMC/Pittsburgh Children's Mini-Marathon

Entry deadline is April 17, forms in Post-Gazette (647-RUNN)

Mellon Jazz Scholarship

Applications must be submittied to Jazz Scholarship, 110 Music by April 22 (624-4187)

SAC Nominations

Send forms to 925 WPU by noon April 24.

Race for the Cure 5K

Entry deadline is April 24 (521-CURE)

Open Enrollment

May 22 is the deadline for making changes in benefits for the year beginning July 1.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will contain events of April 30-May 14. Information for events during that period must be received by April 23 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail to

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