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September 1, 2016


Thursday 1

Hillman Alfresco Party on the Plaza
Hillman Library plaza, 11 am-3 pm

Farmers’ Market
WPU driveway, 11:30 am-2:30 pm (also Sept. 15)

Medicine Grand Rounds
“Rehabilitation of the Cancer Patient,” Maryanne Henderson; UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 202A Herberman conf. ctr., noon

Epidemiology Seminar
“Utilizing Real World Evidence to Drive Health Care Delivery,” Oscar Marroquin; G23 Parran, noon

Student Employment Fair
WPU, 1-4 pm (

Friday 2

GI Lecture
“Palliative & Supportive Care: What Is It & What Does It Add?” Richard Weinberg; Presby M2 conf. rm., 7:30 am (

Military Medicine Exhibit
Tour U.S. Army’s medical marketing semi & deployable rapid assembly shelter; Bigelow between CL & WPU, 8 am-7 pm (

Marshall S. Levy MD Memorial Lecture
“Premature Atherosclerosis in Systemic Autoimmunity: Lessons Learned From Lupus,” Mariana Kaplan, Nat’l Inst. of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases; 1105 Scaife, 9 am

Bradford Campus First Friday
Hanley Library, 10 am (

Jewish Studies Open House
CL Commons Rm., 9 am (

CIDDE Workshop
“Introduction to Blackboard”; B26 Alumni, 10 am (

Bradford Campus Founder’s Day
Bromeley Quadrangle, UPB, noon

CIDDE Workshop
“Panopto Video Hosting & Streaming”; B26 Alumni, 2 pm (also Sept. 12;

Saturday 3

Panthers Pregame Tailgate Party
Art Rooney Ave., Heinz Field, North Shore, 10:30 am (

Vs. Villanova; Heinz Field, North Shore, 1:30 pm

Monday 5

• University closed in observance of Labor Day.

Hosted by USW Academic Works Assn., Fight Back Pgh. & United Students Against Sweatshops Local 31; Schenley Park, Westinghouse Pavilion, 1-4 pm

Tuesday 6

GI Lecture
“ERCP: Indications & Complications,” Jennifer Chennat; Presby M2 conf. rm., 7:30 am (

Basic/Translational Research Seminar
“Identifying Pathological Genetic Events Underlying the More Aggressive Luminal Breast Cancers Through Integrative Analysis of TCGA Data,” Xiaosong Wang; Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper Conf. Ctr. rm. D, noon (

Magee-Womens Research Inst. Work in Progress Seminar
“A Lesson From a Viral Noncoding RNA on How to Recruit a Transcription Factor,” Nara Lee; Magee Womens Research Inst., 1st fl. conf. rm, noon

Humanities Lecture
“How Meat Changed Sex: The Law of Interspecies Intimacy After Industrial Reproduction,” Gabriel Rosenberg; 602 CL, 5 pm (

Wednesday 7

Diversity & Inclusion’s Title IX Responsible Employee Training
342 Craig, 10 am (registration:

Critical Care Medicine Grand Rounds
“Sepsis Quality,” Foster Gesten, NY Dept. of Health; 1105 Scaife, noon
Pathology Lecture
“Modeling Human HCC in Mice: Biological & Therapeutic Implications,” Satdarshan (Paul) Monga; 1104 Scaife, noon

Classics Lecture
“Aristotle De Anima: The Soul as the Principle Enabling Us to Make Distinctions,” Bernard Wolfgang, U of Rostock; 139 CL, 4 pm

Thursday 8

CTSI Workshop
“An Author’s Responsibility: Publication & Authorship,” Robert Weyant; 8096 Forbes Twr., noon (

HSLS Workshop
“Painless PubMed,”Andrea Ketch-um; Falk Library classrm. 1, noon (

Epidemiology Seminar
“COPD: Lessons From HIV & the Microbiome,” Alison Morris; G23 Parran, noon

Medicine Grand Rounds
“Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: Natural History & Management,” Ashutosh Jadhav; UPMC Shadyside west wing aud., noon

Humanities Colloquium
“Labors of Reform: The Political Ecology of English Reformation Literature,” William Rhodes; 602 CL, 12:30 pm (

Chemistry Lecture
“Solid Phase Extraction & Separation Integrated in Microfluidic Devices,” Adam Woolley & Brigham Young; 150 Chevron, 4 pm (

Be a Good Neighbor Block Party
Central Oakland, Oakland Square Parklet, 5:30 pm

Friday 9

• Fall term add/drop period ends.

SBDC Workshop
“The 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”; Mervis, 7:30-10 am (register:

GI Lecture
“The ABCs of EUS,” Asif Khalid; Presby M2 conf. rm., 7:30 am (

CIDDE Workshop
“Blackboard: Using the Grade Ctr.”; B26 Alumni, 10 am (

Sr.VC Research Seminar
“Nutrition, Acetylation & Mitochondrial Quality Control,” Iain Scott, medicine; Scaife lecture rm. 6, noon

Senate Research Committee Mtg.
156 CL, 1 pm

Grad Student Organizing Committee Mtg.
Meet & Greet; Bagel Factory, 420 S. Craig St., 1 pm

CIDDE Workshop
“Qualtrics Online Survey System”; B26 Alumni, 2 pm (

Saturday 10

Bradford Campus Book Group Discussion
“Just Mercy: A Story of Justice & Redemption,” Walter Rhinehart; Bradford Area Public Library, 10:30 am (

Sunday 11

National Piano Month Concert
Schenley Plaza Pavilion, noon-4 pm

Monday 12

CIDDE Workshop
“Blackboard Assessment Tools”; B26 Alumni, 10 am (

Public Health Seminar
“Data Science & Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K): A View From the NIH,” Michelle Dunn, NIH; UClub conf. rm. A, noon

Tuesday 13

GI Lecture
“Evaluation of Motility Disorders,” David Levinthal; Presby M2 conf. rm., 7:30 am (

HSLS Workshop
“Painless PubMed,” Mary Lou Klem; Falk Library classrm. 1, 9:30 am (

Flu Shot Clinic
WPU ballrm., 10 am-2 pm

Basic/Translational Research Seminar
“Oxidative DNA Damage Response: Mechanisms & Human Diseases,” Li Lan; Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper Conference Ctr. rm. D, noon (

Magee-Womens Research Inst. Work in Progress Seminar /Conf.
“Transcriptomic Evolution of Breast Cancer Metastases to the Brain,” Nolan Priedigkeit; “The Relationship of Obesity to Medicare Beneficiaries’ Hospice Use & Expenditures,” John Harris; Magee Womens Research Inst., 1st fl. conf. rm, noon

CTSI Workshop
“Reviewing Scientific Colleagues: Responsibilities of Peer Review,” Clayton Wiley; 7035 Forbes Twr., noon (

Faculty Assembly Mtg.
2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Anesthesiology Lecture
“Zero Tolerance for Chronic Pain,” Howard Gutstein; 1395 BST, 3:30 pm

Wednesday 14

HSLS Workshop
“RNA-seg Analysis: CLC Genomics Workbench,” Ansuman Chattopadhyay, Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-4 pm

Office of Academic Career Development Workshop
“Know Your K: Writing a Successful Career Development Award Application,” Mark Roberts, health policy & mgmt.; S120 BST, 3-5 pm (

Innovation Inst. Open House
Gardner Steel Conference Ctr. 1st fl., 4-7 pm (

Jewish Studies Lecture
“Holocaust by Bullets,” Father Patrick Dubois, Yahad-IN Unum Org.; McConomy Aud. Carnegie Mellon, 7 pm (

Thursday 15

Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar
“Retroviral Restriction & Viral Countermeasures,” Ian Taylor, Francis Crick Inst., London; 6014 BST3, 11 am

Epidemiology Seminar
“Social Determinants of Health & Atrial Fibrillation,” Jared Magnani; G23 Parran, noon

Humanities Colloquium
“The Terrible, the Repulsive & the Obscene,” Michelle Maydanchik; 602 CL, 12:30 pm (

Senate PUP Mtg.
272 Hillman, 2:30 pm

ULS Graduate Students Pints & Pies
G-49 Hillman Library, 4-7 pm

Pitt Arts Lecture
“Thunderdog: The True Sory of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog & the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero,” Michael Hingson; FFA aud., 7-9 pm (


Public Health/Epidemiology
“A Prospective Evaluation of Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Relation to Dietary One Carbon Metabolism Related Nutrients, Serum B6 Vitamers & Metabolites of the Kynurenine Pathway,” Yongxu Huang; Sept. 2, Hillman Cancer Ctr., Suite 500, 1 pm

“Cognitive & Occupational Function in Survivors of Adolescent Cancer,” Bethany Nugent; Sept. 12, 451 Victoria, 9 am


Bradford Campus
“Celebrating America’s National Parks Centennial”; Denise Dummond; KOA Gallery Blaisdell, UPB, Sept. 6-Oct. 2; M-F 8:30 am-6 pm (reception Sept 9, noon;

Audubon/Hillman Library
“The Red Phalarope”; gr. fl. Audubon exhibit case, through Sept. 30; M-Th 8 am-10 pm, Fri. 8 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm & Sun. noon-9 pm (648-8190)


Beckwith Inst. Frontline Innovation Program Grant
Applications due Sept. 2. (info:

Pitt-United Way Day of Caring
Registration deadline Sept. 5. (

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists
Proposals due Oct. 3. (

Alzheimer Disease Research Center Seed Monies Grant Program
Letters of intent due Oct. 7; invited proposals due Oct. 28. (info: 692-2731)

Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Awards
Nominations due Oct. 14. (

Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service Awards
Nominations due Oct. 14. (

Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Awards
Nominations due Oct. 14. (

Engineering Sustainability 2017 Call for Papers
Abstracts due Oct. 28. (

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include University & on-campus events of Sept. 15-29.

Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm on Sept. 8. Send information to

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