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September 15, 1994


Thursday 15

Biostatistics Seminar

"Global Health Monitoring: Capturing and Recapturing Disease on the Electronic Information Superhighway,"

Ron LaPorte and Yue-Fang Chang, epidemiology;

G-23 Parran, 3:30 p.m. (624-3023)

Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry Seminar

"Molecular Interactions Among Heterologous Gag Proteins During Retroviral Assembly,"

John Wills, Hershey Medical Center;

1295 BST, 3:30 p.m. (648-9458)

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Linking Demography and Genetics in Natural Populations,"

Susan Kalisz, MSU; 169 Crawford, 4:15 p.m.

Law School Memorial Service

For Donna A. White and William J. Kabbert III, law alumni killed in the crash of U.S. Air Flight No. 427;

Teplitz Moot Courtroom, 5:30 p.m.

Center for the Performing Arts of India Concert

Samaresh Chawdhury (vocal), Ashoke Maitra (tabla) and Mainak Das (harmonium);

Stephen Foster Memorial Theater, 7:30 p.m. (624-4025; 648-7370)


West European Studies Luncheon

"Pizza & Politics,"

4E51 FQ, noon-1 p.m., RSVP by Sept. 15 (648-7405)

ADRC Lecture

"Genetic Variation in Apolipoprotein E and Disease Risk,"

Robert Ferrell, GSPH;

400 Iroquois Bldg., ADRC conf. rm., noon-1 p.m. (647-2160)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Genetic and Biochemical Changes in Mosaic Human Muscle: A Model System in Somatic Plasticity,"

Eric Hoffman, molecular genetics and biochemistry;

1395 BST, noon-1 p.m. (648-7247)

REES Lecture

"Crime in Russia,"

Olga Dvotetskaia and Galiya Mavliutova, Russian Ministry of the Interior;

4J51 FQ, noon-1:30 p.m. (648-7407)

Honors College Lecture

"How Will the Latest Imaging Technologies Help Us Understand the Brain?"

Walter Schneider, psychology, LRDC;

3517 CL, 3:30 p.m.

Center for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Neural Correlates of Perception and Awareness: Evidence from Brain-Damaged Humans,"

Martha Farah, Penn;

817R CL, 3:30 p.m. (624-1050; 624-1052)

Supercomputing Center Seminar

"Computational Materials Science: The Dawn of a New Age,"

Arthur Freeman, Northwestern;

Mellon Institute, 3rd fl. conf. rm., 4 p.m.

Pan-African GPSA Orientation Picnic

Vietnam Vets Pavilion, Schenley Park, 3-10 p.m. (624-6094)

CLAS Social Meeting

Orientation and Recruitment;

WPU Dining Rm. A, 6:30-8 p.m. (683-1655)

Allegheny Observatory

Open House 7-10 p.m. RSVP ASAP (321-2400)

Saturday 17

Computer Truckload Sale

1st fl. FQ, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Technology Fair

Showcasing leading edge computer products from hardware and software vendors;

1st fl. FQ, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Biological & Behavioral Sciences Workshop

"Survival Skills and Ethics for Emerging Scientists: How to Write a Scientific Paper,"

Beth Fischer;

WPIC 2nd fl. aud., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (624-7098)


Computer Truckload Sale

1st fl. FQ, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Technology Fair

Showcasing leading edge computer products from hardware and software vendors;

1st fl. FQ, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Nationality Rooms

SSWP Meeting; 1228 CL, 2 p.m. (624-6150)

Choral Compline

Pgh. Compline Choir; Heinz Chapel, 9:30 p.m. (682-6886)


Computer Truckload Sale

1st fl. FQ, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Technology Fair

Showcasing leading edge computer products from hardware and software vendors;

1st fl. FQ, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

University Memorial Service

For University-affiliated victims of the crash of U.S. Air Flight No. 427;

Heinz Chapel, 11 a.m.

Nursing Convocation Address/Ellen Chaffee Lab Dedication

Victoria Bldg., 1st fl. lobby, 1-3 p.m. RSVP by Sept. 16 (624-7787)

New Graduate Students of Color Reception

WPU Dining Rm. B, 3:30-5:30 p.m. (624-6094)


Computer Truckload Sale

1st fl. FQ, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Technology Fair

Showcasing leading edge computer products from hardware and software vendors; 1st fl. FQ, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Center for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Hacking's Experimental Argument for Scientific Realism Is Not What It Seems,"

Richard Reiner, York U.;

817R CL, noon (624-1050; 624-1052)

UCIS Cultural Diversity Fair

WPU lawn, noon-5 p.m. through Sept. 22 (648-7421)

GSPIA Alumni Event

Reception for John Murtha; Washington, DC, 6-8 p.m. (624-8215)

Wednesday 21

Eat 'n' Meet Intercultural Bag Lunch

Medical Arts Bldg., 5th fl., noon (648-1250)

OFD Program

"American Setting,"

WPU Dining Rm. A, noon-1:30 p.m.

Child Development Food for Thought Luncheon

"The Family Support Movement: New Directions for University-Community Collaboration,"

Robert Nelkin, Allegheny County Department of Human Services;

Laurie Mulvey, Family Foundations, and an interdisciplinary panel of faculty;

WPU Dining Rm. A, noon-1:30 p.m. (624-7425)

West European Studies Reception

For Albrecht Funk, visiting German studies professor;

2M56 FQ, 3-5 p.m. RSVP by Sept. 19 (648-7405)

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Dissecting Organelle Functions in Antigen Processing,"

Clifford Harding, CWRU;

Mellon Institute Conf. Rm., 3:15 p.m.

Urban League of Pgh. Annual Meeting

Speaker: Hugh Price, president and CEO of the National Urban League;

meeting hosted by chancellor and Office of Public Affairs and open to the University community;

WPU Assembly Rm., 3:30 p.m.

Health Policy Institute Lecture

"Health Policymaking in the United States,"

Beaufort Longest;

A115 GSPH, 4:30 p.m. (624-6104)

REES Roundtable

"Banking and the Business Environment in Estonia,"

Peep Soone;

4E51 FQ, 4:30-6 p.m. (648-7407)

Thursday 22

OFD Program

"Teaching Portfolios,"

WPU Dining Rm. A, 2-3:30 p.m.

Ethics for Lunch

"Baby K and Me–Whither Futility?"

Joel Frader, pediatrics; Scaife aud. 3, noon-1 p.m.

Canadian Students and Scholars Group

Organizational meeting;

504 WPU, 5 p.m.

Lamda Alpha Epsilon Gun Control Debate

615 WPU, 8:30 p.m.

Friday 23

Staff Development Workshop


100 Craig, 9 a.m.-noon (624-8046)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Developmental Regulation of Vertebrate Gene Expression by GATA Factors,"

Todd Evans, biological sciences;

1395 BST, noon-1 p.m. (648-7247)

WSP/OFD Book Seminar

"Teaching for Diversity,"

2629 CL, noon-1:30 p.m.

Jewish Studies Lecture

"Moses Mendelssohn's Jewish Thought,"

David Sorkin, U. of Wisconsin;

230 CL, 2 p.m. (624-3007)

OFD Program

"Leading Discussions,"

WPU Dining Rm. A, 3-4:30 p.m.

Anthropology Lecture

"New Species of Fossil Hominoid from the Pleistocene of Vietnam,"

Jeffrey Schwartz;

3D10 FQ, 3 p.m.

School of Education Picnic

Vietnam Veterans' Pavilion, Schenley Park, 3 p.m.-sunset (624-5822)

Provost's Reception

Honoring Paul Kobulnicky;

1st fl. Hillman, 4-6 p.m. RSVP by Sept. 16. (648-7750)

CLAS Orientation Dance

WPU Assembly Rm., 9 p.m.-2 a.m. (683-1655)

Asian Studies Film

"Women From the Scented Lake,"

directed by Xie Fei; 1P56 FQ, 8 p.m. (648-7411)

Asian Studies Film Conference

"Rethinking Cross-Cultural Analysis & Chinese Studies;"

2M56 FQ, through Sept. 25 (624-5586)

Saturday 24

Football vs. Boston College;

Pitt Stadium, noon

Asian Studies Film

"The Blue Kite,"

directed by Tiam Zhuang;

1P56 FQ, 8 p.m. (648-7411)

Sunday 25

Choral Compline

Pgh. Compline Choir;

Heinz Chapel, 9:30 p.m. (682-6886)

Monday 26

OFD Program

"Leading Discussions,"

WPU Dining Rm. A, noon-1:30 p.m.

Tuesday 27

Pitt Bike Fair

Product demonstrations, stationary bike races, safety checkups, information on safe cycling and more;

WPU lawn, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Center for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Instrumentalism and Bohr's Reception,"

Henry Krips; 817R CL, noon (624-1050; 624-1052)

OFD Program

"Grading Student Writing,"

WPU Dining Rm. A, 1-2:30 p.m.

CLAS Lecture

"Chiapas: A Caldron of Conflict,"

Carol-Jean McGreevy-Morales;

4E51 FQ, 4-5 p.m.

Wednesday 28

Staff Development Workshop

"Writing Skills,"

100 Craig, 9 a.m.-noon (624-8046)

Eat 'n'Meet Intercultural Bag Lunch

Medical Arts Bldg., 5th fl., noon (648-1250)

UPMC Staff Open Forum

Led by John Paul and Carol Anderson;

Montefiore, 7 Main, LHAS Aud., noon

Linguistics Lecture

"Assessing L2 Grammatical Competence On-Line,"

Alan Juffs, and Michael Harrington, CMU;

144 CL, 3 p.m.

Dental Medicine Grand Rounds

"Periodontal Disease: Is It Life Threatening?"

Jon Suzuki;

456 Salk, 4:30 p.m. (648-8422)

Classics Lecture

"Lesbos: the Archaeology of a Greek Island,"

E. Hector Williams, U. of British Columbia;

202 Frick Fine Arts, 8:15 p.m. (624-4493)

Thursday 29

Pitt/CMU Brown Bag Workshop

"Faculty of the 21st Century: Will Tenure Survive?"

Tamara Horowitz;

CMU Student Activities Center, noon-1 p.m. (624-6094)

Fine Arts Lecture

"The Many Worlds of China–Recent Archaeological Recovery and the Study of Chinese Art History,"

Katheryn Linduff, history of art and architecture;

202 Frick Fine Arts, 4 p.m.


Frick Fine Arts Gallery

"Drawing on Worker Culture: The Labor Cartoons of Fred Wright, Gary Huck and Mike Konopacki,"

through Oct. 2 (624-4148; 682-6497)

Bradford Hanley Library Gallery


Helen Beck, Ellicottville, NY, through Oct. 22


West European Studies

RSVP by Sept. 15 for

"Pizza & Politics"

luncheon on Sept. 16, 4E51 FQ, noon-1 p.m. (648-7405)

School of Nursing

RSVP by Sept. 16 for the Convocation Address and the Ellen Chaffee Lab Dedication on Sept. 19, Victoria Bldg. 1st fl. lobby. (624-7787)

Provost's Reception

RSVP by Sept. 16 for the reception honoring Paul Kobulnicky on Sept. 23, 1st fl. Hillman. (648-7750)

West European Studies Reception

RSVP by Sept. 19 for the welcoming reception for Albrecht Funk in 2M56 FQ on Sept. 21, 3-5 p.m. (648-7405)

Teaching Evaluations

The request forms for scheduling student opinions of teaching surveys have been mailed. Faculty members or graduate students who have not received one and want to schedule a survey should obtain a survey request from their department chair's office. Completed forms for fall term are due in G-39 CL by Oct. 10. (624-6147)

Fulbright and Other International Programs

Applications for the competition for grants for graduate study abroad offered under the Fulbright Program and other donors are due by Oct. 14. Contact Annagene Yucas, UCIS, 4G FQ.

PhD Final Exams


"The Socioeconomic Structure of Formative 3 Communities in the Valle de la Plata, Colombia: Documenting the Emergence of Chiefdoms,"

Luis Jaramillo;

3H01 FQ, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m.

School of Medicine

"Aspects of Naturally Occurring Cell Death During the Development of Sensory and Motor Neurons,"

Freya Hory Lee, biomedical sciences;

827 Scaife, Sept. 20 at 1 p.m.

School of Medicine

"An Investigation of Dominant Influenza A Viruses,"

Michele Williams-Maloy, biomedical sciences;

1195 BST, Sept. 22 at 1 p.m.


"Speaking My Mind: First-Person Authority and Conscious Mentality,"

David Finkelstein;

1001D CL, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m.

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