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June 9, 2016


Thursday 9

CRSP Summer Inst.
“Race & Child Welfare: National & Local Perspectives in Racial Disproportionality”; 2017 CL, 8:30 am-4 pm (

Faculty/Staff Development Program
“Please Respect My Generation,” Warren McCoy; 342 Craig, 9-11 am (register:

SAC Ctr. for Creativity Open House
“Work/Life Balance”; U Store on 5th gr. fl., 11:30 am-1:30 pm (

EOH Seminar
“Too Close for Comfort: Health Effects of Diesel Exhaust in Chambers, Cars and Communities,” Robert Laumbach, Rutgers; 540 Bridgeside Point, noon

HSLS Workshop
“PowerPoint for Conference Posters,” Julia Dahm; Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm, (

Greensburg Campus World Pitt Networking Day
Sharky’s Café, Rt. 30, Latrobe, 5:30-8 pm (

Friday 10

• Summer 6-week-1 session deadline for students to submit withdrawal forms to dean’s office.

Faculty/Staff Development Program
“Student Privacy & FERPA,” Jennifer Sang & Patricia Mathay; 342 Craig, 9 am (register:

Magee Womens Research Conf.
“Biologically Inspired Engineering: From Human Organs on Chips to Programmable Nanotechnologies,” Donald Ingber, Harvard; S100A BST, 11 am

Saturday 11

• Summer 4-week-1 session ends; final exams scheduled during last class meeting.

Monday 13

• Summer 4-week-2 session enrollment period ends; classes begin.

Bradford Campus Sophomore/Junior Open House
UPB, 10 am (

HSLS Workshop
“Prezi for Presentations,” Julia Dahm; Falk Library classrm. 2, noon (

Tuesday 14

Faculty/Staff Development Program
“Influential Leadership,” Maureen Lazar; 342 Craig, 9 am-12:30 pm (register:

Faculty/Staff Development Program
“Resume Writing & Cover Letters,” Mark Burdsall; 342 Craig, noon (register:

HSLS Workshop
“Painless PubMed,” Barb Folb; Falk Library classrm. 1, noon (

Hispanic & Latino Prof. Assn./iSchool Inst. of Information Sciences Reception
Keynote: “The Power of Place: A Roadmap to Self Authorization,” Tara Sherry-Torres, Café Con Leche; IS 3rd fl. theatre, 5:30 pm

Wednesday 15

• Summer 4-week-1 session grades must be approved by instructors by 11:59 pm.

• Summer 4-week-2 session add/drop period ends.

Clinical Oncology/Hematology Grand Rounds
“Circulating Tumor DNA in the Early Detection & Treatment of Endocrine Resistance in ER+ Metastatic Breast Cancer & Targeting ER Stress Pathway in Pancreatic Cancer,” Tadeu Ambros & Khanh Nguyen, medicine; UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd fl. Herberman Aud., 8 am

HSLS Workshop
“Focus on Behavioral Medicine: Searching in PsycINFO,” Michele Fedyshin; Falk Library classrm. 1, 9 am (

Faculty/Staff Development Program
“Financial Freedom: Strategies for Reducing Debt & Saving More,” Vince Garone; 342 Craig, 9-11 am (register:

Thrival Block Party
Forbes Digital Plaza, Forbes & S. Bouquet, 11 am-2 pm

Critical Care Medicine Grand Rounds
“Lipidomics in Critical Care,” Hülya Bayır; 1105AB Scaife, noon

SAC Mtg.
102 Benedum, noon

Greensburg Campus UPCI Symposium
UPG, Campana Lecture Ctr., 12:45-8:30 pm (

Faculty/Staff Development Program
“Building Social Capital by Managing Relationships, Conflict & Incivility in the Workplace,” Ray Jones, business; 532 Alumni, 1-4 pm (register:

Dental/Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Lecture
“Infections II,” Richard Bauer; G33 Salk, 4-6 pm

Thursday 16

Greensburg Campus UPCI Scientific Retreat
UPG, Smith Hall lobby, 8 am-8:30 pm (also June 17; keynote June 16: “New Frontiers in Cancer Precision Medicine,” Levi Garraway, Harvard; Ferguson Theater, 11:30 am;

Faculty/Staff Development Program
“Fostering Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace: A Supervisor’s Role,” Cheryl Ruffin; 211 Lawrence, 9-11 am (register:

HSLS Workshop
“Endnote,” Andrea Ketchum; Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon, (

Farmers Market
WPU driveway, 11:30 am-2:30 pm

Sunday 19

Ctr. for African American Poetry & Poetics at Pitt Celebration
“Celebrating Black Poetry & 20 Years of Cave Canem,” Tyehimba Jess, Duriel Harris, Danez Smith & Camille Rankine; Kelly Strayhorn Theatre, East Liberty, 6 pm (also book fair, Ace Hotel, 120 S. Whitfield, noon-3 pm)

Tuesday 21

Molecular Medicine Research Seminar
“Fat Catabolism in Cardiometabolic Disease: Friend or Foe,” Erin Kershaw, medicine; Rangos Conf. Ctr., noon (

HSLS Workshop
“Painless PubMed,” Mary Lou Klem; Falk Library classrm. 1, 4 pm (

Wednesday 22

Hepatology Journal Club
Montefiore 7 east, pathology conf. rm., 7 am

Clinical Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds
“Molecular Alterations in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer,” Hooman Parsi, medicine; UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd fl. Herberman Aud., 8 am

Faculty/Staff Development Program
“Strategies for Excellence in Written Professional Communication,” Beth Newborg; 342 Craig, 9-11:30 am (register:

Dental/Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Lecture
“Implant Restoration,” Edward Narcisi, dental medicine; G33 Salk, 4-6 pm

Thursday 23

Medicine Grand Rounds
“Vomiting Syndrome Threshold: A Framework for Understanding Pathogenesis & Predicting Successful Treatments,” David Levintha, medicine; Shadyside west wing aud., noon

Neurobiology Seminar
“Opening New Pathways After Spinal Injury,” Lorne Mendell, MIT; 6014 BST3, 2 pm


SHRS/Health Information Management
“A mHealth Platform for Supporting Clinical Data Integration & Service Delivery: An Example From Augmentative & Alternative Communication Intervention,” Erh-Hsuan Wang; June 9, 6081 Forbes Twr., 1 pm

“Thinking Forms in Images: Aristotle on Intellectual Capacities, Activities & Virtues,” Jonathan Buttaci; June 13, 1001B CL, 10 am

Public Health/Infectious Diseases & Microbiology
“Identification of Cellular Factors Involved in Neisseria Gonorrhoea Induced Enhanced HIV-1 Transmission in a Cervical Tissue-Based Organ Culture Model,” Anwesha Sanyal; June 13, A425 Crabtree, 1 pm

A&S/Computational Biology
“A Study on Systems Modeling Frameworks & Their Interoperability,” Jose Valenzuela; June 14, 3073 BST3, 11 am


Ronald W. Frisch Professional Development Award
Deadline for donations is June 14. (

Student Affairs Family Weekend
Office/department event submission for fall weekend due June 15. (

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