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November 10, 1994


Thursday 10

Staff Development Workshops

"Introduction to WordPerfect 6.0 for Windows";

FQ Computing Lab, 8:45-11:45 a.m. (624-8046)

"Employee Relations Issues for Supervisors";

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

"Financial Planning";

40th fl. CL, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (624-8046)

Blood Drive

G-3 GSPH, 9 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

BAS/Black Engineers Job Expo

WPU 1st fl., 11 a.m.-5 p.m (648-7880)

Music & Asian Studies


Kun opera; Ping Cao, CMU;

132 Music Bldg., noon

CLAS Lecture

"Post-War Guatemala: Politics, Culture and Violence,"

Mario Morales;

4E51 FQ, 3-4 p.m.

Sociology Undergraduate Studies Career Fair

1K56 FQ Galleria, 3-5 p.m.

GSPH Colloquium

"Genetics Screening and the Ethical and Social Issues in the Human Genome Project,"

Robert Murray, Howard U.; G-23 Parran, 3:30 p.m. (624-3496)

Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry Seminar

"Recent Insights Into the Functions of the Retino-Blastoma Gene Product,"

William Kaelin, Dana Farber Cancer Inst.;

1295 BST, 3:30 p.m.

LIS Lecture

"Business Library," Charles Lowry, CMU;

Frick Fine Arts, 4-6 p.m.

Cultural Studies Lecture

"Beauty and Misery of Modern Color,"

Jacqueline Lichtenstein;

242 CL, 4 p.m.

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Nitric Oxide in Hermorrhagic Shock,"

Brian Harbrecht;

622 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

GSPIA Public Lecture

"Health Care Reform: Where Do We Go from Here?"

Michael Dukakis, Northeastern U.;

Univ. Club Member's Lounge, 4:30 p.m. (383-8970)

SBDC Lecture

"Considerations in Choosing a Business Entity,"

Pete Fuscaldo, Zegarelli Associates;

244 CL, 7-9:30 p.m. (648-1528)

Alumni Networking Mixer & Health Care Issues Discussion

North Hills Pitt Club;

Sheraton North, Warrendale;

7-9 p.m. (624-8229 or 1-800-ALU-PITT)

Johnstown Campus Lecture

"Schindler's List" survivor Zev Kedem;

Student Union Cambria Rm., UPJ, 7:30 p.m.

Johnstown Campus Concert

Harlem Spiritual Ensemble;

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, UPJ, 8 p.m. (814-269-7200)

Women's Studies Lecture

"Looking at Life Through These Lesbian Eyes: A Socio-Spiritual Game,"

Carter Heyward, Episcopal Divinity School;

Heinz Chapel, 7:30 p.m. (648-2410)

Friday 11

Staff Development Workshops

"Research Accounting: Introduction to Fiscal Administration of Sponsored Program Awards";

40 CL, 9 a.m.-noon (624-8046)

"Introduction to FoxPro";

403 Bellefield, 9 a.m.-noon (624-8046)

UCIS Conference for High School & University Students

"African Americans in Asia";

Damon Woods, Robin Blair, Jackie Kelly, Michelle Rogers;

2M56 FQ, 10 a.m. (648-2199)

WESP Meeting

Informal meeting for graduate students with Stephan Haggard, UC/San Diego;

4L51 FQ, 11 a.m.-noon

Pharmacology Seminar

"Induction by Genotoxic Stress of Mammalian Genes Associated with Growth Arrest and Apoptosis, and the Role for the p53 Tumor Suppressor in Their Regulation,"

Albert Fornace Jr.;

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

Philosophy of Science Lunchtime Talks

"Infinite Pains: The Trouble With Supertasks?"

John Earman;

817R CL, 12:05 p.m.

Political Science Informal Lecture

"The Political Economy of Democratic Transitions,"

Stephen Haggard, UC/San Diego;

2K56 FQ, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Chemistry Colloquium

Recent Progress in Total Synthesis and Synthetic Methodology,"

Phil Kocienski, U. of Southampton;

Chevron, Ashe Aud., 2:30 p.m. (624-8200)

Anthropology Lecture

"Petrographic Analysis of Ceramics: What Can This Tell Us?"

Jack Donahue, geology & planetary sciences;

3D10 FQ, 3 p.m.

GSPIA Seminar

Learn about GIS; Regional or Urban Planning;

Public & International Affairs; 3J12 FQ, 3-5 p.m. (648-7640)

Economics/KGSB Seminar

"Has Global Competition Killed the 'Socially Responsible' Corporation?"

Marina Whitman, U. of Michigan;

209 Mervis, 3 p.m.

Pitt/CMU Economics Seminar

"Estimates of the Economic Return to Schooling From a New Sample of Twins,"

Orley Ashenfelter, Princeton;

4P58 FQ, 3:30-5 p.m.

Medieval & Renaissance Studies Lecture

"Mapping the Apostles: Isidore and Medieval Cartography,"

John Williams;

202 Frick Fine Arts, 3:30 p.m. (624-5220)

Music & Asian Studies Colloquium

"Western Music and the Ethnomusicologist's Gaze: Theory, Praxis and Performance Viewed by a Filipino-American With Lutheran Leanings,"

Ricardo Trimillos, U. of Hawaii;

132 Music Bldg., 4 p.m.

PSC Seminar

"The ScaLAPACK and LAPACK Projects: Numerical Linear Algebra Software for High Performance Machines,"

James Demmell, U C/Berkeley;

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

Creative Writing Program Reading

"The Vagina Monologues,"

Eve Ensler, NYU;

The Pit, Bouquet & Sennott Sts., 7 p.m.

Saturday 12 UCIS Conference

"African Americans in Asia";

Marvella Allen, World Connect, Inc.;

Frank Brooks, Brooks Sausage Co.;

Paige Cottingham, Geo. Wash.; A

rthur Mitchell, Chadbourne & Parke;

Eunice Reddick, State Department;

Damon Woods;

2M56 FQ, 8:30 a.m.

UPMC Sports Medicine Clinic

"Acute High School Sports Injuries";

Baum Blvd. & Craig St., 10 a.m.-noon (578-3320)

Men & Women's Swim & Diving Meet

Pitt, Virginia, Ohio State and Clarion;

Trees Pool, 10 a.m.

Latin American Cultural Union Program

Music and dances from Latin America;

Benedum Aud., 7-9 p.m. (648-7392)

Caribbean & Latin American Student Assn.

14th Annual Dinner & Dance

Guest speaker: Ishmael Odeen, UN Ambassador, Guyana;

Holiday Inn at University Centre, 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (361-9674 or 683-1665)

Sunday 13

Norwegian Room Meeting

1228 CL, 2 p.m.

Music for Compline Pgh. Compline Choir;

Paul Haebig, guest organist;

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

Monday 14

Faculty & Staff Blood Drive

WPU Assembly Rm., 9 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Johnstown Continuing Education Workshop

"Legal Issues in Social Work";

UPJ, 9 a.m.-noon (814-269-7070)

CLAS Lecture

"Indigenous Design and Poetic Language,"

Alba Maria Paz Soldan, U. of Buenos Aires;

4E51 FQ, noon-1 p.m.

REES Lecture

"Ethnic Relations in the New Macadonia,"

Branislav Gjeroski, Mustafa Peza, Perihan Suleyman and Valentina Velevska, journalists from Macadonia;

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

Molecular Oncology Seminar

"The Role of DNA Methylation in Development and Cancer,"

Rudolf Jaenisch, Whitehead Inst. for Biomedical Research;

W1195 BST, 4 p.m.

Biological Sciences Lecture

"The Nature of Mammalian Origins of Replication,"

Joyce Hamlin, U. of VA;

169 Crawford, 4:15 p.m.

WESP Lecture

"Negotiating the European Union: An Insider's View,"

Youri Devuyst, Law;

WPU Dining Rm. B, 5-7 p.m. (648-7405)

Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society Concert

Emerson String Quartet;

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

Tuesday 15

PittFlex Info Session

Blue Cross, HealthAmerica representatives discuss medical insurance options;

121 DL, 9 and 10:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lunchtime Talks

"Consistent Histories and Quantum States,"

John Forge, Griffith U., Australia;

817R CL, 12:05 p.m.

History of Art & Architecture Colloquium

"Flowers in the Dawn: Kyosai and the Search for Modernity,"

Brenda Jordan;

203 Frick Fine Arts, noon-1 p.m. (648-2400)

Staff Development Workshop

"Customer Service at the University of Pittsburgh";

100 Craig, 1-4 p.m. (624-8046)

GSPIA & CMU Heinz School

Job Information Fair & Reception

"Excellence in Your Own Backyard";

WPU Assembly & Kurtzman Rooms, 1-7 p.m. (648-7616)

REES Lecture

"The War in Bosnia: The Untold Story,"

Alfred Sherman and Michael Stenton, Cambridge, and Srdja Trifovic, public affairs analyst;

4S56 FQ, 2-3:30 p.m.

Horace Mann Education Lecture

Frick Fine Arts Aud. & Cloister, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

GSPH Lecture

"Reforming the Relationship Between Public Health and Health Care Delivery,"

David Satcher, CDC;

GSPH Aud., 4:30 p.m.

Titusville Concert

The Platters;

Colestock Aud., UPT, 7:30 p.m.

Men's Exhibition Basketball

Vs. Marathon Oil;

Fitzgerald Field House, 8 p.m. ((648-8240)

Wednesday 16

Staff Development Workshop

"Americans With Disabilities: An Introduction";

100 Craig, noon (624-8046) Intercultural

Eat 'n' Meet Bag Lunch

Med. Arts Bldg., Suite 500, noon (383-1813)

UPMC Cancer Educational Program

"Coping With the Stresses of Caring for Someone With Cancer";

Forbes Regional Med. Ctr., 12:30-4 p.m. (624-1115)

FAS Meeting

Provost James Maher, speaker; 324 CL, 3-5 p.m.

REES Lecture

"Doing Something About Nationalism,"

Gale Stokes, Rice U.;

4N51 FQ, 4-5:30 p.m.

Staff Development Workshop

"Advanced Word (5.1 for Mac)";

G27 CL, 4:30 p.m. (624-8046)

UPMC Health Management Lecture

"Why Is Reform So Hard?"

James Morone, Brown;

Univ. Club, 4:30 p.m. (624-6104)

Bradford Campus Symposium

"Election '94: Outcomes, Analysis and Implications,"

Rodd Freitag, UPB political science, and Michael Klausner, UPB sociology;

Frame-Westerberg Commons Special Dining Rooms., UPB, 7:30 p.m.

University Orchestra

Bellefield Aud., 8 p.m. (624-4125)

Thursday 17

Staff Development Workshops

"Asset Management"; 40th fl. CL, 9 a.m.-noon

"Writing Skills III: Sentences and Paragraphs";

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

Health Sciences Lecture

"Women and Folic Acid Supplementation Recommendations: A Tough Pill to Swallow,"

Rachel Majeske;

Scaife Aud. 5, noon-1 p.m. (624-3465)

PittFlex Info Session

Blue Cross, HealthAmerica reps discuss medical insurance options;

Benedum Aud., 1 p.m.

Staff Development Workshop

"Communicating Effectively: Active Listening & Positive Speaking";

100 Craig, 1-4 p.m. (624-8046)

GSPH Lecture

"Including Women and Women's Health in the Clinical Research Agenda,"

Sue Rosser;

G-23 Parran, GSPH, 3:00 p.m. (624-3496)

Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Seminar

"Implications of Viral-Associated Cellular Proteins in AIDS Vaccines and Pathogenesis,"

Larry Arthur, NCI Frederick Cancer Research Facility;

1295 BST, 3:30 p.m.

Clinical Pharmacology

"The Use of Human Hepatocyte Cultures for Basic and Clinical Research,"

Stephen Strom;

622 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

Greensburg Campus Concert

Cuarteto Latinamericano;

Student Ctr., UPG, 7 p.m.

Friday 18

Faculty & Staff Blood Drive

FQ Galleria, 9 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Women's Studies Informal Discussion

Featuring Sue Rosser, U. of S. Carolina;

106 Allen, 10-11 a.m.

Women's Studies Lecture

"Attracting and Retaining Women Science Students,"

Sue Rosser, U. of S. Carolina; Provost James Maher;

Martha Pollock, computer science;

Tamara Horowitz, philosophy; Elizabeth Baranger, physics;

LRDC 2nd fl. aud., noon

Senate Budget Policies Committee

Meeting WPU Dining Rm. B, noon-1:50 p.m.

UPMC Alzheimer Report

"ADRC Directors/Administrators Training and Information Meeting in Miami, Florida,"

Leslie Dunn;

ADRC Conf. Rm., 4 South – Montefiore, noon-1 p.m.

WESP Lecture

"Designing Social Inquiry — An Assessment,"

James Caporaso; 4R51 FQ, noon

Anthropology Practice Panel

"Rookies in the Field: Acquiring an Identity or a Reputation";

Martha Terry, Lila Shaara, Christopher Svec and Ellen Modono;

310 FQ, 3 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Duhem's Problem, the Bayesian Way, and Error Statistics,"

Deborah Mayo, Virginia Polytechnic Inst.;

817R CL, 3:30 P.M.

GSPH Biostatistics Seminar

"Mixed Models for Longitudinal Data,"

Shu-Mei Guo, Wright State;

A115 Crabtree, 3:30 p.m. (624-3023)

Classics Lecture

"Aristotle's De Anima,"

Sarah Broadie, Princeton;

326 CL, 3:30 p.m. (624-4494)

History Lecture

"Rehinking Britain: The Idea of a Nation,"

Hugh Kearney;

3P11 FQ, 3:30 p.m.

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Organization of Calcium Signalling in the Liver,"

Andrew Thomas, Thomas Jefferson U.;

169 Crawford, 4:15 p.m.

Saturday 19

Pitt Alumni Association

Executive Meeting 300 Craig, 9 a.m.

Football Vs. Rutgers;

Pitt Stadium, 1:30 p.m. (648-8240)

Women's Exhibition Basketball

Vs. Ukraine; Fitzgerald Field House, 7 p.m.

CLAS Lecture

"Vinculos entre la comunidad Lationoamericana y el Centro de Estiudios Latinoamericanos,"

(in Spanish) Billie DeWalt;

1M56 FQ, 8 p.m.

Sunday 20

SSWP Meeting

1228 CL, 2 p.m.

Lithuanian Room Committee

Meeting 129 CL, 2 p.m.

Women's Chorale Concert

Heinz Chapel, 4 p.m.

Music for Compline Pittsburgh Compline Choir;

Raymond Ocock, guest organist; Heinz Chapel, 9:30 p.m. (682-6886)

Monday 21

CLAS Lecture

"Colombia: Political Violence and the Prospects for Peace,"

Marc Chernick, Johns Hopkins;

4E51 FQ, noon-1 p.m.

CLAS Lecture

"The End of Sendero Luminoso: An Analysis of the Literature in Light of Recent Events,"

Marc Chernick, Johns Hopkins;

1P56 FQ, 8 p.m.

Classics Lecture

"Archaeology in Annapolis: Preliminary Findings From the 1994 Season,"

John Floyd, SUNY/Buffalo;

202 Frick Fine Arts, 8:15 p.m.

Tuesday 22

Staff Development Workshop

"Advanced WordPerfect (5.1 DOS)";

FQ Computing Lab, 8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. (624-8046)

PittFlex Info Session

Blue Cross, HealthAmerica representatives discuss medical insurance options;

121 DL, 9 and 10:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3 p.m.

Men's Exhibition Basketball Vs. Moscow Spartak;

Fitzgerald Field House, 8 p.m. (648-8240)


Bradford Campus

"An Inspector Calls";

Nov. 17-22, O'Kain Aud., Swarts Hall, UPB, 7:30 p.m. (814-362-7608)

Mainstage Production

"The Three Cuckolds";

through Nov. 19, Studio Theatre, basement CL, Tue.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. (624-7529)


University Art Gallery

"Kawase Hasui and His Context: A Collection of Japanese Prints,"

Sandy Kita & Brenda Jordan;

Frick Fine Arts, through Dec. 15;

Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 2-5 p.m. (648-2400)

History of Art & Architecture

"Ceramics East and West from Private Collections,"

Matthew Roper & Patrizia Costa;

Frick Fine Arts, through Dec. 15; Tue.-Sat. 10 am.-4 p.m.;

Sun. 2-5 p.m. (648-2400)



African-American Teaching Fellowships

For information packet and application, contact Patricia Thomas;

deadline is Nov. 15 (648-2857)

Women's Studies

Fund for Student Research

Awards from $25 to $500 will be given to graduate and undergraduate students registered at Pitt who demonstrate a need for funds to conduct research on issues relating to women and gender. Deadline: Dec. 1. Guidelines and coversheets available from Women's Studies Program. (624-6485)

Bradford Campus

Seeking writers to submit fiction and nonfiction prose and poetry. Deadline: Dec. 2, noon; UPB, 300 Campus Drive, Bradford, PA 16701 (814-362-0610)

SLIS Lifetime Achievement Award

To nominate someone for the "Computers in Libraries" award, a letter of nomination and brief biographic file on the nominee must be submitted to SLIS by Dec. 15, 1994. Send nominations to SLIS,, 606 LIS Bldg., Pgh., PA 15260 (624-9448).

ACS Institutional Research Grants

Applications are due Dec. 16, 1994. Budget requests should be limited to $5,500 and to $15,000 for certain high-priority areas (692-4672).

Central Research Development Small Grants Program

Proposals must be received by the Office of Research, 350 Thackeray Hall, by 4 p.m., Jan. 18, 1995.

Ph.D. Defense


"RUMINATE: A Model of the Multiple Roles of Diagnosis in the Communication and Evaluation of Expertise,"

Cynthia Gadd;

Nov. 18, Seer Systems, 4620 Henry St., 2nd fl. conf. rm., 10 a.m.

History of Art & Architecture

"Ravier Versus the Lynnais Tradition: Provincial Art and The Avante-Garde in Nineteenth Century France,"

Lynn Ferrillo;

Nov. 18, 104 Frick Fine Arts Seminar Room, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Electrical Engineering

"A Comprehensive Analytical Delay Model for BiCMOS Inverters,"

Michael Casey;

Nov. 18, 444 Benedum, 11 a.m.


"Differential Transactivation of Human Metallothionein-IIa in Cisplatin Sensitive and Resistant Cells,"

Ya-Yun Yang;

Nov. 22, 1395 BST, 10 a.m.-noon

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Wednesday, Nov. 23, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. That issue will contain events of Nov. 23-Dec. 8. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. Nov. 17, at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information will not be accepted over the telephone but can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail: njbrown@vms.cis.

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