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October 12, 1995


Thursday 12

Graduate and Professional School Fair

WPU, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (648-7930)

KGSB Dean Search Open Forum

2P56 FQ, students and staff, 10:30 a.m.-noon; faculty, noon-1:30 p.m.

Classics Seminar

"Religious Minorities and the Roman State: The Christians in the 2nd Century,"

Gunther Gottlieb; 1518 CL, 1:30-3 p.m.

GSPIA Dean Search

Public Forum 2P56 FQ, 2-4 p.m.

Chemistry Lecture

"Synthesis of Conjugated Macromolecules for Electronic and Photonic Applications,"

James Tour, U. of S. Carolina;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 2:30 p.m.

Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry Seminar

"The Role of P53 in TGF-induced G1 Cell Cycle Arrest,"

Mark Ewen, Harvard;

1295 BST, 3:30 p.m. (648-9570)

Chemistry Lecture

"Species Specific Rotational & Vibrational Spectroscopy of Clusters,"

Peter Felker, U. of CA;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 4 p.m.

Geology & Planetary Science Seminar

"Building Geographical Information Systems,"

David Nale, Aerial Digital Reduction;

203 Thaw, 4-5 p.m.

Communication Science Lecture

"Current Issues in Stuttering,"

Susan Felsenfeld; WPIC Aud., 4-5 p.m.

Women's Studies Lecture "Fatal Women: Violence and Sexual Difference," Lynda Hart, Penn; 272 Hillman, 7 p.m.

Jewish Studies Lecture

"The Rabbinic Tradition in Jewish Art as Manifestation of the Jewish Experience,"

Katrin Kogman-Appel;

WPU, Dining Rm. A, 7:30 p.m.(624-3007)

Friday 13

Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Seminar

"Molecular Simulations of Macromolecular Liquids: From Lube Basestocks to Entangled Polymers,"

Gary Grest, Exxon Research;

1175 Benedum, 11 a.m. (624-9630)

Pharmacology Seminar

"LynJak-2 Interaction in Blood Cell Signaling,"

Seth Corey, pediatrics;

1395 BST, noon. (648-9318)

Religious Studies Lecture

"Tradition and Anachronism in the Humanities,"

Tony Edwards;

2628 CL, noon. (624-5990)

Anthropology Seminar

"The Evolution of Complex Social Systems in the Quibor Valley, Northwestern Venezuela,"

Lilliam Arvelo;

3D10 FQ, 3 p.m.

History & Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Two Kinds of Nonmonotonic Reasoning,"

Issac Levi, Columbia;

817R CL, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday 14

Healthcare Professionals Conference

"Emotional and Legal Aspects of Divorce: Living Through Divorce with Your Patients,"

Ronni Burrows andWilliam Negle, attorneys;

James Meltzer, clinical psychologist;

WPIC Aud., 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. (647-8219)

Johnstown Campus Homecoming Activities

Annual parade; Richland Mall along Theatre Dr., Schoolhouse Rd., Picking Dr. to UPJ, 11 a.m.-noon;

Student organization bazaar; Student Union bldg., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.;

Homecoming Queen coronation ceremony; Pasquerilla Arts Ctr., noon;

Baseball game vs. alumni, rugby game on football field, soccer game on soccer field, all beginning at 1:30 p.m.;

Alumni Assn. Reception and Dinner-Meeting; Heritage Hall, 5:30-7:45 p.m.; Bob "Bobcat" Goldthwait; sports ctr., 8 p.m.

Facial Paralysis Support Group Meeting

Conf. ctr. 11th fl.

Scaife, 11 a.m. (800-648-2205)

Sunday 15

Dear Friends Performance

"Yankee Doodle";

Stephen Foster Mem., 2:30 p.m.

Heinz Chapel Choir Concert

Heinz Chapel, 3 p.m.

Monday 16

Johnstown Campus Social Work Workshop

"Family Therapy–In Brief,"

Robert Sheen; UPJ, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.(814-269-2083)

UPMC Lecture

"Use of Biomarkers to Monitor Individual Patients' Response to Chemotherapy,"

William Bigbee, UPCI;

622 Scaife, noon-1 p.m.

Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry Seminar

"Mechanisms of Immunopathology in Herpes Simplex Virus Infection,"

Barry Rouse, U. of Tenn.;

1295 BST, 1:30 p.m. (648-9570)

History of Art & Architecture Lecture

"Modern Chinese Art: Between East and West,"

Chu-Tsing Li, U. of Kansas; 202 FFA, 4 p.m.

Tuesday 17

Staff Blood Drive

FQ Galleria, 8:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. (648-1478)

REES Lecture

"Russia on the Eve of Parliamentary Elections,"

Grigori Khozin, Russia;

4J51 FQ, noon-1:30 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"William James Meets Poobah: The Many Selves and Worlds of William James,"

Richard Gale;

817R CL, 12:05 p.m.

Memorial Service For Herb Stein,

former WQED-TV producer who taught part-time in Pitt's communication dept.;

Heinz Chapel, 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday 18

Staff Blood Drive

11th fl. BST, 8:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. (648-1478)

UPCI Lecture

"Dealing With Emotional Highs and Lows While Undergoing Treatment";

S780 Montefiore, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (624-1115)

Women's Studies Lecture

"Integrating Race, Class and Gender in an American History Course,"

Maurine Greenwald, history;

3D10 FQ, noon.

Latin American Studies Lecture

"La Democracia en Sanjil: Artisan Protest in a Columbian Town, 1850-1855,"

Richard Stoller, Dickinson;

3P11 FQ, noon-1:30 p.m.

Political Science Lecture

"Transnational Politics in the Post-Cold War Era: The Good, the Bad, and the Profitable,"

Phil Williams, Simon Reich & Jeff Checkel, GSPIA;

3J12 FQ, 1:30-3 p.m. (648-7250)

University Senate Meeting

FFA Aud., 3 p.m.

Cell Biology and Physiology Seminar

"The Subunit Gene: Mechanisms Underlying Cell-Specific Expression and Androgen Regulation,"

Leslie Heckery, Case Western;

1495 BST, 4-5 p.m.

Thursday 19

Board of Trustees Meeting

WPU Assembly Rm., 9 a.m.

CGS Dean Search Open Forum

504 WPU, 9-11 a.m.

Ethics for Lunch Lecture

"Ethical Issues in Sharing Statistical Data in the Biomedical and Health Sciences,"

Stephen Fienberg, CMU;

Scaife Aud. 5, noon-1 p.m.

Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Seminar

"Reptation Model of Electrophoresis,"

Ben Widom, Cornell; FFA Aud., 1 p.m. (624-9630)

Provost Inaugural Lecture

"The Organ Crisis in Transplantation,"

Ake Genvik, medicine; 125 FFA Aud., 3:30 p.m. (624-5750)

Communication Science Lecture

"The Sacred Vocal Cord,"

Clark Rosen; WPIC Aud., 4-5 p.m. (383-1600)

Chemistry Lecture

"Studies Directed Toward the Syntheses of Mycalamide and Related Natural Products,"

Viresh Rawal, Ohio State;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 4 p.m.

Geology and Planetary Science Seminar

"Allegheny County Geographical Information Systems,"

Edward Kunz;

203 Thaw, 4-5 p.m.

GSPH Lecture

"Nicotine Addiction: A Pediatric Disease,"

David Kessler, FDA;

GSPH Aud., 4:30 p.m. (624-3001)

Pgh. Bibliophiles Lecture

"Getting a Life: The Art of Biography,"

Barry Paris, biographer;

272 Hillman, 7:45 p.m.

Classics Lecture

"Greek Memory of the Greek Past,"

Emily Vermeule, Harvard;

125 FFA, 8:30 p.m.

Friday 20 Pharmacology Seminar

"No Dependent Release of Calcium From the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum,"

Guy Salama, medicine;

1395 BST, noon. (648-9318)

Alzheimer Ctr. Lecture

"Compassionate Care Hospice,"

Barbara Repine, asst. director;

ADRC conf. rm., noon-1 p.m. (692-2732)

Classics Lecture

"Who Was Homer, What Was He?"

Emily Vermeule, Harvard;

149 CL, 3 p.m.

Anthropology Lecture

"Archaeological Exploration in Kazakhstan,"

Sandra Olson, Carnegie Museum;

3D10 FQ, 3 p.m.

Saturday 21

Football vs. Miami; Stadium, 1:30 p.m.

Monday 23

UPMC Lecture

"Theoretical Model for Predicting Cytochrome P450-Mediated Oxidations of Aldehydes and Amides,"

Amy Ogai, clinical pharmacology;

1103 Scaife, noon-1 p.m.

UN Film Premiere/Briefing on UN Women's Conference

Three local women report on last month's conference in Beijing, 7:30 p.m.;

"In Search of Peace: 50 Years of the U.S. in the U.N."

documentary film, 8-9 p.m.;

reception precedes both events at 7 p.m.; 2P56 FQ (648-1997)

Pgh. Chamber Music Concert

Juilliard String Quartet, Carnegie Music Hall, 8 p.m. (624-4129)

Tuesday 24

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Intuition and Mathematical Rigor: Poincare and Weyl on the Continuum,"

Janet Folina, Macalester Coll.;

817R CL, 12:05 p.m.

University Council on Graduate Study Meeting

817 CL, 3-5 p.m.(624-0790)

Pasteur Foundation Lecture

"The Legacy of Louis Pasteur,"

Claude Hannoun, Institut Pasteur, Paris; Heinz Chapel, 4 p.m. (624-4157)

REES Lecture

"The Business Climate in Slovakia,"

Elenora Fendekova, Gizela Lenartova, Zdenda Tanacova, Slovakia;

4E51 FQ, 4:30-6 p.m.

Wednesday 25

UPCI Lecture

"Learning to Use Relaxation and Imagery";

S780 Montefiore, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (624-1115)

Latin American Studies Lecture

"Defending the Borders of La Potosinidad: The Consolidation of a Provincial Ruling Elite in San Luis Potosi, 1846-1854,"

Barbara Corbett, Amherst;

3P11 FQ, noon-1:30 p.m.

GSPIA Lecture

"Regulating Professional Sexual Misconduct,"

Carol Bohmer;

3J12 FQ, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Linguistics Lecture

"Density as a Measurement of Register in Luke-Acts,"

Jonathan Watt;

144 CL, 3 p.m.

Maryann Fralic Distinguished Nursing Lecture

"Nursing at the Cross-roads,"

Sister Rosemary Donley;

lecture rm. 6 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

John Marous Distinguished Engineering Lecture

"Action Speaks Louder Than Words: Hong Kong Manages Its Success,"

James Blake, Hong Kong government;

FFA Aud., 4 p.m.

PPC Lecture

Maya Angelou;

Carnegie Music Hall, 8:30 p.m. (648-7900)

Thursday 26

LIS Teleconference

"Mass Deacidification for Paper-Based Collections,"

Robert DeCandido, NY Public Library;

Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, 1-3 p.m. (622-8877)

Chemistry Lecture

"Hypersensitive Radical Probes in Enzyme Hydroxylation Reactions,"

Martin Newcomb, Wayne State;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 2:30 p.m.

GSPH Seminar

"Bayes Factors,"

Robert Kass, CMU;

A115 Crabtree, 3:30 p.m.

Chemistry Lecture

"Chemical Reactions of Silicon Clusters,"

Mushi Ramakrishna, NYU;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 4 p.m.

Geology and Planetary Science Seminar

"Geographical Information System Applications in Water and Waste Water Management,"

Uzair Shamsi, Chester Environmental;

203 Thaw, 4-5 p.m.

Communication Science Lecture

"Tracheostomy and Swallowing,"

Roxann Gross;

WPIC Aud., 4-5 p.m.

Ph.D. Defense


"The Personal Narrative and the Production of Knowledge in the Alpine Club of London and the Appalachian Mountain Club, 1858-1900,"

Matthew Willen, English;

Oct. 13, 527 CL, 9:30 a.m.


"The Impact of Home Health Care Services on Quality of Life of the Elderly Stroke Survivor in Taiwan,"

Justina Chen Huey-Tzy;

Oct. 18, 430 Victoria Bldg., 10 a.m.


"The Evolution of Complex Social Systems in the Quibor Valley, Northwestern Venezuela,"

Lilliam Arvelo, anthropology;

Oct. 20, 3H51 FQ, 1 p.m.

Social Work

"The Social Work Role on Hospital Ethics Committees,"

Ellen Csikai;

Oct. 25, 2304 CL, 2-4 p.m.


Student and Public Affairs Exhibit

"The Life and Art of Lois Mailou Jones,"

FFA Gallery, through Oct. 15;

Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 2-5 p.m.

Hillman Library

"Louis Pasteur: His Life and Work,"

centennial poster exhibition, Oct. 15-Nov. 11. (648-2297)

Chinese Art Exhibit

"Old and New Works From the Chinese Collection";

Opening: Oct. 16, 5-6 p.m.; Oct. 19-27, University Art Gallery, Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 2-5 p.m.

Titusville Campus Exhibit

Allegheny West Art Exhibit & Sale,

UPT; Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Theatre Studio Theatre

"Top Girls," directed by David White;

CL basement, Oct. 10-22, Tues.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m.


ECAC Grants Competition

Pre-proposals in Advanced Instructional Technology Program and Instructional Software Development Program due by Oct. 15 to David Beratan, 624-8264;

Special Instructional Computing Laboratories Program pre-proposals due by Nov. 3 to Arnie Katz, 648-1752.

Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award

Nominations due by Oct. 20 to George Klinzing, 801 CL. (624-3784)

Chancellor's Distinguished Public Service Award

Nominations due by Oct. 20 to Provost James Maher, 801 CL. (624-4223)

2nd Annual Teaching Excellence Conference

Proposals due Nov. 15. Send to Presentation Selection Committee, 2nd Annual Teaching Excellence Conference, Faculty Development Program-CIDDE, 3804 Forbes Ave.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times Calendar will be published Thursday, Oct. 26. It will contain events of Oct. 26-Nov. 9. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information will not be accepted over the telephone but can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail:

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