Skip to Navigation
University of Pittsburgh
Print This Page Print this pages

February 4, 2016


Thursday 4

Funeral Mass
For F. Gary Haberle, pharmacy, who died Jan. 30; Heinz Chapel, 10 am

Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar
“New Ways to Study RNA Structural Biology,” Yun-Xing Wang; 6014 BST3, 11 am

CRSP Seminar
“Rhetoric vs. Reality: Neoliberal Thought & the Racial Wealth Gap,” Darrick Hamilton, New School; 2017 CL, noon (

Humanities Colloquium
“The Anatomy of Melancholy & the Anxiety of Persuasion,” Susan Wells, Temple; 602 CL, 12:30 pm (

Women’s Basketball
Vs. Wake Forest; Petersen, 7 pm

Friday 5

East Asian Lecture
“Examining the Pragmatic Development of Chinese JFL Students,” Taranee Cao; 4130 Posvar, noon

Public Health/Health Equity Discussion
“Grand Challenges: Integrating Maternal Mental Health Into Maternal & Child Health Programs”; A216 Crabtree, 1 pm (

HSLS Workshop
“PowerPoint for Conference Posters,” Julia Dahm; Falk Library classrm. 2, 2 pm (

CIDDE Workshops
“Navigating Poverty: An Experiential Simulation,” Connolly Ballrm. Alumni, 9 am; “Technology for Large Lecture Courses,” B26 Alumni, 2 pm (

GSWS Seminar
“In Search of the Clitoris: Writing & the Body in ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves,’” Susan Wells, Temple; WPU lower lounge, 3 pm (

Humanities Lecture
“‘I Thought I Heard?’ The Origins of Jazz & the Ends of Jazz Writing,” Brent Edwards, Columbia ; 501 CL, 3 pm (

Bradford Campus Concert
“Vocalosity”; Bromeley Family Theater, UPB, 7:30 pm (814/362-0248)

Saturday 6

Latin American Studies Concert
Chirihue; Bellefield aud., 7:30 pm

Monday 8

Book Signing
“Why Are They Angry With Us?” Larry Davis, social work; U Store on 5th, 2 pm

History of Art & Architecture Lecture
“The Glow of the Sun King: Artisans & the Ascendancy of Louis XIV,” Chandra Mukerji, U of CA; Carnegie Museum of Art Theater, 6 pm

Tuesday 9

Nursing Seminar
“Big Data & Lifestyle Sciences,” Michael Lauer; S120 BST, 9 am

HSLS Workshop
“EndNote Basics,” Linda Hartman; Falk Library classrm. 2, 9:30 am (

Basic/Translational Research Seminar
“Neuropilin-1, Tregs & the Tumor Microenvironment,” Dario Vignali; Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper Conf. Ctr. rm. D, noon (

Global Health Film
“On Beauty”; 109 Parran, noon

Philosophy of Science Seminar
“Biological Organization & the Naturalization of Teleology,” Leonardo Bich, U of Chile; 817R CL, noon (

CIDDE Workshop
“Developing a Syllabus”; 815 Alumni, noon (

Faculty Assembly
2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Pharmacology/Chemical Biology Seminar
“Using Epigenetic Changes for Early Detection & Selection of Therapy,” James Herman; 1395 BST, 3:30 pm

HSLS Workshop
“Painless PubMed,” Andrea Ketchum; Falk Library classrm.1, 3:30 pm (

Bradford Campus Lime Kiln Field Day
Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell, UPB, 7 pm

Wednesday 10

SAC Mtg.
102 Benedum, noon

Pathology Seminar
“Cell Therapy: The Liver & Blood Connection,” Sanjeev Gupta; 1104 Scaife, noon

Humanities Film Screening
“Lime Kiln Field Day: A Silent Film With Donald Sosin on Piano”; WPU Assembly Rm., 2 pm (

Thursday 11

Bradford Campus Active Shooter Training
200 Seneca, UPB, 8:30 am (

HSLS Workshop
“Advanced PowerPoint for Presentations,” Julia Dahm; Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am (

CIDDE Workshop
“Teaching Interactively in Large Enrollment Classes”; B26 Alumni, 10 am (

Graduate Student Orientation
“Intro to Professional Development Seminar for Advanced Year Doctoral Students”; O’Hara dining rm., noon (

Humanities Lecture
“Warburgian Maxims for Visual Rhetoric,” David Marshall; 602 CL, 12:30 pm (

GSWS Book Release
“Setting Plato Straight,” Todd Reeser; 402 CL, 4 pm (

Women’s Basketball
Vs. Louisville; Petersen, 7 pm

Pgh Contemporary Writers Lecture
Rachel Zucker; FFA aud., 8:30 pm (

Friday 12

CIDDE Workshop
“Technology for Large Lecture Courses”; B26 Alumni, 10 am (also 2 pm,

Philosophy of Science Seminar
“Measurement & Empirical Content,” Chris Smeenk, U of Western Ontario; 817R CL, 3:30 pm (

Monday 15

Summer term enrollment begins.

History of Art/Architecture Lecture
“Reception & Appropriations of Versailles & French Formal Gardens in the 20th & 21st Centuries,” Georges Farhat, U of Toronto; Carnegie Museum of Art Theater, 6 pm

Tuesday 16

Molecular Medicine Research Seminar
“Growth Factor Signaling Pathways in Mouse Models of Lung Development & Cancer,” David Ornitz; Rangos Research Conf. Ctr., noon (

Philosophy of Science Seminar
“2 Types of Ceteris Paribus Laws,” Matthias Unterhuber, U of Bern; 817R CL, noon (

Senate CRC Mtg.
272 Hillman, noon

Basic/Translational Research Seminar
“Innate Immune Dysfunction in Glioma,” Nduka Amankulor; Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper Conf. Ctr. rm. D, noon (

Men’s Basketball
Vs. Wake Forest; Petersen, 7 pm

Wednesday 17

Clinical Oncology/Hematology Grand Rounds
“Recent Studies of Brain Tumor Treatments: Paving the Way for Future Progress,” Mark Gilbert; UPMC Cancer Pavilion 2nd fl. Herberman Conf. Ctr. Aud., 8 am (

HSE Lectures
“Performance-Based Funding in Higher Education”; “Employability of PhD Graduates”; “Impact of Market Economy on Higher Education”; 5604 Posvar, noon (

Pathology Seminar
“Defective Inflammation Resolution in Atherosclerosis: Mechanisms & Therapeutic Implications,” Ira Tabas, Columbia ; 1104 Scaife, noon

Senate Council Mtg.
2700 Posvar, 3 pm

CTSI Funding Announcements
Petersen, 4 pm (register:

Humanities Seminar
“Can Tools Enable Curiosity?”; 8 pm (For location, RSVP to

Thursday 18

HSLS Workshop
“Painless PubMed,” Barb Folb; Falk Library classrm. 1, 11:30 am (

Epidemiology Seminar
“Healthy Lifestyle Intervention for All,” Lovoria Williams; A115 Crabtree, noon (

Bradford Campus Concert
Blind Boy Paxton; Studio Theater, UPB, noon

Humanities Seminars
“The Earthquake & the Microscope,” noon & “Leonardo’s Disasters,” 5 pm; Gerard Passanante, U of MD; 602 CL (

Alzheimer Seminar
“Sleep & Executive Network Function in Older Adults,” Kristine Wilckens; S439 Montefiore, noon

CIDDE Workshop
“Teaching With & Without PowerPoint”; 815 Alumni, 1 pm (


“Role of the Atoh1 Lineage in Merkel Cell Development & Maintenance,” Maggie Wright; Feb. 4, 9108 Rangos, 11 am

“Regulation of Mast Cell Function by TIM-1 & TIM-3 Signaling,” Binh Le Phong; Feb. 5, 1104 Scaife, 1 pm

Information Sciences/Information Science & Technology Program
“The Wisdom of the Crowd Mechanisms,” Jon Walker; Feb. 10, 302 IS, noon

Medicine/Molecular Virology & Microbiology
“Innate Immune Signaling Through Differential RIPK1 Expression Regulates Tumor Progression in Head & Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma,” Kevin Dylan McCormick; Feb. 11, Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper classrm. A, 3 pm

Public Health/Behavioral & Community Health Sciences
“Disgust, Conservationism & Influenza Prevention: An Embodied Cognition Approach to Health Attitudes & Intentions,” Luis Duran; Feb. 12, A731 Crabtree, 10 am

Medicine/Computational Biology
“Improving Rational Drug Design by Incorporating Novel Biophysical Insight,” Matthew Patrick Baumgartner; Feb. 12, 6014 BST3, 2 pm

Medicine/Molecular Pharmacology
“Targeting Estrogen Receptor as a Strategy for Personalized Medicine in Ovarian Cancer,” Courtney Lynn Andersen; Feb. 16, 1395 BST, 9 am

Medicine/Ctr. for Neuroscience
“Analysis of ADP Receptor Signaling Pathways in Nociceptors & Implications for Inflammatory Pain,” Mansi Ashish Shah, Feb. 18, 1495 BST, 1:30 pm


Pitt Stages Productions
“Rhinoceros”; Studio Theatre CL, Feb. 18-29, Tu-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm (


Studio Arts
“Summer 2015 Field Study in Wyoming”; through Feb. 5, FFA Gallery, 10 am-4 pm (

Bradford KOA Gallery
Aaron Kagan Putt; through March 6, M-F 8:30 am-6:30 pm, Blaisdell, UPB


Pitt-Greensburg Full Tuition Scholarship
Applications due Feb. 5. (

CTSI Funding Opportunities
Register by Feb. 10. (

Dick Thornburgh Grant
Applications due Feb. 19. (

McKnight Memory/Cognitive Disorders Award
Funding for brain disorder research. Submissions due March 1. (

Pitt Sustainability Awards
Nominations due March 4. (

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include University & on-campus events of Feb. 18-March 3. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm on Feb. 11. Send information to n


The University Times events calendar includes Pitt-sponsored events as well as non-Pitt events held on a Pitt campus. Each events calendar covers a two-week period; material must be submitted one week prior to publication.

For deadlines, see the current publication schedule.

Information submitted for the calendar should identify the type of event, such as lecture or concert, and the program’s specific title, sponsor, location and time. The name and phone number of a contact person should be included. Information should be sent by email to:, by FAX to: 412/624-4579, or by campus mail to: 308 Bellefield Hall. We cannot guarantee publication of events received after the deadline.

Leave a Reply