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February 16, 1995



Thursday 16

International Business Center Briefing

Indonesian briefing;

Westin William Penn, Downtown, 7:30-10 a.m. (624-4007)

Board of Trustees Meeting

WPU Assembly Rm., 9 a.m.

CAS Orientation

321 CL, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (624-7315)

FAS Lecture

"Do the Sciences Have a Gender?";

Babcock Rm., 40th CL, noon-1 p.m. (624-6026)

Epidemiology Lecture

"Contraception to Prevent Unplanned Pregnancies of STDs; Strange or Natural Bedfellows,"

W. Cates; A-115 Crabtree, noon-1:30 p.m. (624-3137)

Biostatistics Seminar

"Bayesian Hypothesis Testing,"

Larry Wasserman, CMU;

A-115 Crabtree, 3:30 p.m.

Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Seminar

"Population Dynamics During Pilin Gene Recombination in Neisseria Gonorrhoeae,"

Hank Siefert, Northwestern;

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

Chemistry Colloquium

"New Biocatalysts From Old Enzymes: Rational versus Irrational Design,"

Frances Arnold, CaITech;

Chevron, Ashe Aud., 4:30 p.m. (624-8200)

LGAAP & Women's Studies Lecture

"Women Who Did Things & Did Them Openly;"

slide lecture by Janet Miller & Judith Schwartz;

272 Hillman, 7 p.m.

Women's Basketball

Vs. Connecticut;

Field House, 7:30 p.m. (648-8240)

Pittsburgh Bibliophiles Meeting

"The Documentary Photographer as Bookmaker,"

Clyde Hare, Pittsburgh photographer;

271 Hillman, 7:45 p.m. (648-8191)

Friday 17

Pharmacology Seminar

'"Design of Novel Hemoglobins: Possible Applications for Gene Therapy in Hemoglobinopathies and for Blood Substitutes,"

Chien Ho, CMU;

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

Women's Tennis

Pitt Invitational:

Bucknell, Duquesne, YSU, RMC, Marshall, Colgate, Akron, SUNY Buffalo;

Cost Sports Ctr., 7 p.m.


Vs. West Virginia;

Field House, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday 18

Women's Tennis

Pitt Invitational;

Cost Sports Ctr., 8 a.m.

Women's Gymnastics

Vs. IUP, Trees Hall, 1 p.m.

CLAS/IISE Teachers' Outreach Workshop

"Windows to Latin America";

5P56 FQ, 1:30-4 p.m. (648-2245)

Men's Gymnastics

Vs. James Madison & Temple;

Trees Hall, 7 p.m.

Men's Basketball

Vs. Miami, Field House, 8 p.m.

Sunday 19

Women's Tennis

Pitt Invitational;

Cost Sports Ctr., 9 a.m.

Heinz Chapel Chamber Choir Festival

3 high school chamber choirs singing a cappella choral music, Heinz Chapel Choir and Bellefield Singers;

Heinz Chapel, 3 p.m. (624-4125)

Pathology Seminar

"Connections Between the p53 Tumor Suppressor Pathway and DNA Repair Processes,"

Martin Smith, NCI;

1103 UPMC Conf. Ctr., 4 p.m. (648-1040)

Johnstown Film

"Some Like It Hot,"

Engineering & Science Bldg. aud., UPJ, 7 p.m. (814-269-2080)

Class Registration

Summer Term, Summer Sessions I & II begin

Monday 20

CLAS Meeting

1P56 FQ, 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Tuesday 21

CAS Orientation

321 CL, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

CLAS Lecture

"Raised Fields and Sustainable Development in the Lake Titicaca Basin of Bolivia,"

Lynn Swartley, anthropology;

4E51 FQ, noon-1 p.m.

Eat 'n' Meet Intercultural Bag Lunch

3708 Fifth Ave., Suite 500, noon (383-1813)

History of Art & Architecture Colloquium

"Medieval Studies at the University of Bonn,"

Deborah Gatewood;

203 Frick Fine Arts, noon-1 p.m.

W. European Studies Lecture

"Germany in the 1930s,"

Leesa Rittleman, history of art & architecture;

203 Frick Fine Arts, noon-1 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"The Bell Curve Revisited,"

Nicholas Rescher;

817 R CL, 12:05 p.m.

FAS Faculty Meeting

G24 CL, 2-3:30 p.m.

University Council on Graduate Study Meeting

817 CL, 3-5 p.m. (624-0790)

Libertarian Party Meeting

5E58 FQ, 7-9:30 p.m. (553-6464)

Wednesday 22

UPMC Lecture

"Feeling Good – Exercise During Cancer Therapy";

PCI Outpatient Services conf. rm., 7 main, Montefiore, 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m.

Women's Studies Lecture

"Women's Songs and Men's Dances: The Nyau Male Secret Society of Malawi,"

Laurel Rose;

2629 CL, noon

Chemistry Colloquium

"New Systems for Light Harvesting and the Study of Charge Separation Reactions at High Donor-Acceptor Electronic Coupling,"

Michael Therien; Penn;

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

GSPH Ctrs. for Minority Hlth. & Public Hlth. Practice Lecture

"Black Infants and White Men: Tied in a Single Garment of Destiny,"

Ronald David, Harvard;

A-115 Crabtree Hall, GSPH, 3 p.m.

Cell Biology and Physiology Lecture

"Endothelin-Induced Myocardial Ischemis,"

Charles Buffington, UPMC; 1495 BST, 4 p.m.

Pathology Seminar

"Laser Confocal Microscopy: An Introduction,"

Clayton Wiley, UPMC; 618 Scaife, 4 p.m. (648-1040)

Black History Month Celebration

Featuring music by Steel Impressions;

Jock's, Sutherland, 4-7 p.m.

Women's Basketball

Vs. Syracuse;

Field House, 7:30 p.m.

University Orchestra Concert

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

University Chamber Orchestra Concert

Gabrielli, Telemann & others;

Heinz Chapel, 8 p.m. (624-4125)

Thursday 23

Alumni Downtown Lecture

Dennis Slevin, KGSB; Westin Wm. Penn, noon (624-8229)

Biostatistics Symposium

Tenth Annual Symposium; G-23 Parran, 1-5 p.m.

W. European Studies Lecture

"Francophone African Women Writers,"

AngÅ0Ç5le Kingue, Bucknell; 337 CL, 2 p.m.

Engineering Lecture

"In-Situ Reactive Compatibilization in Polymer Blending,"

Warren Baker, Queens U.;

823 Benedum, 3 p.m. (624-9631)

Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Seminar

"Transcriptional Regulation of Yeast Metallothionein Genes,"

Dennis Thiele, U. of Michigan;

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

LRDC Lecture

"The Repressed Memory Controversy,"

Elizabeth Loftus, U. of Washington;

LRDC, 2nd fl. aud., 3:30 p.m.

Women's Studies Lecture

"Welfare Policy Discourse: Myths and Stereotypes,"

Mimi Abramovitz;

2K56 FQ, 4 p.m.

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Hypertension, Microalbuminuria and Cardiovascular Disease,"

Michael Cressman;

622 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

Chemistry Colloquium

"Gel-Free Capillary Electrophoresis,"

Michael Morris, U. of Michigan;

Chevron, Ashe Aud., 4 p.m. ( 624-8200)

Men's/Women's Swimming

Big East (Diving Only);

Trees Pool, 4-7 p.m.

Friday 24

Engineering Lecture

"Taking Biootechnology to Extremes: New Opportunity for Extrenophiles,"

Douglas Clark, UCA/Berkley;

1175 Benedum, 11 a.m. (624-9631)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Inflammatory Response to Traumatic Brain Injury,"

Patrick Kochanek, anesthesiology; 1395 BST, noon-1 p.m.

Univ. Senate Budget Policies Meeting

WPU, Dining Rm. B, noon-2 p.m. (624-6639)

Bioengineering Lecture

"Fluid Dynamics and Imaging in Pediatric Heart Disease,"

Edward Cape, CBB, 2nd fl., Second Ave. & Bates St., 2 p.m. (383-9713)

Anthropology Colloquium

"The Ideal Meets the Real: Gender Relations in Zora Neale Huston's 'Mules and Men,'"

Adrianne Andrews, Africana studies;

3D10 FQ, 3 p.m.

Men's Tennis

Vs. Toledo, Cost Sports Ctr., 3 p.m.

Supercomputing Seminar

"Modeling Self-Organization of the Visual Cortex on the T3D,"

Risto Miikkulainen, U. of Texas;

3rd fl. Mellon Institute Bldg., 4400 Fifth Ave., 4 p.m.

Men's & Women's Swimming

Big East Championships;

Trees Pool, 10 a.m. prelims, 6:30 p.m. finals

Saturday 25

Men's & Women's Swimming

Big East Championships;

Trees Pool, 10 a.m. prelims, 6:30 p.m. finals

Men's Basketball

Vs. Providence, Field House, 2 p.m.

Women's Basketball

Vs. Villanova; Field House 7:30 p.m.

Sunday 26

Men's & Women's Swimming

Big East Championships; Trees Pool, 10 a.m. prelims, 6:30 p.m. finals

Bradford Film

"Like Water for Chocolate";

Carys Evans-Corrales, introduction;

O'Kain Aud., Swarts Hall, Frame-Westerberg Commons Special Dining Room, UPB, 2 p.m. (814-362-7590)

Monday 27

Blood Drive

FQ Galleria, 9 a.m.-2:45 p.m. (648-1489)

Founders Day

* "Navigating the Internet," Anthony Rutkowski, exec. director, The Internet Society;

* "The Internet: A University Resource for Teaching, Research and Service," James Williams, information science;

* "National Information Infrastructure in Science and Education," Ralph Roskies, physics, and scientific director of PSC;

* "A New Tool for Teaching History of Art on the Internet: A Pilot Project," Alison Stones and Jane Vadnal, history of art & architecture;

* "Big Web, Small World: It's Gutenberg, TV, Electricity and Radio, Invented in the Same Year — and Put in the Hands of Anyone With a Network Account!" Bruce Dobler, English;

WPU Assembly Rm., 2 p.m.

Chemistry Colloquium

"Combined Chemical and Enzymatic Methods in Synthesis: Applications in Coenzyme A Analogs and Carbohydrates,"

Dale Drueckhammer, Stanford;

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

Centennial Law Lecture

"Sexism and Heterosexism: What Are the Connections?"

Sylvia Law, NYU; Teplitz Moot courtrm., law, 6 p.m.

Johnstown Film

"Dr. Strangelove";

Engineering & Science Bldg. aud., UPJ, 7 p.m. (814-269-2080)

Tuesday 28

Blood Drive

Stephen Foster, 9 a.m.-2:45 p.m. (648-1489)

World Affairs Council Lecture

"Transnational Organized Crime: New Threat to Global Security,"

Phil Williams, Pitt's Ridgway Ctr.;

USX Aud., 600 Grant St., Downtown, noon-1 p.m. (281-7970)

History of Art & Architecture Colloquium

"Mozarabic Scribes and the Renewal of Artistic Culture in Post-Invasion Spain,"

John Williams;

203 Frick Fine Arts, noon-1 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"An Experimental Study of the Centipede Game in Normal Form – An Investigation of Learning,"

Rosemarie Nagel;

817R CL, 12:05 p.m. (624-1050)

Chemistry Colloquium

"The Noncoincidence Effect in the Raman Spectra of Substituted Ureas,"

Paul Jagodzinski, WVU;

Chevron, Ashe Aud., 4 p.m. (624-8200)

Black History Month Celebration

Mardi Gras food and music, featuring Pitt Jazz ensemble;

Syl's, Lothrop, 4-7 p.m.

Honors Convocation

Edward A. Malloy, Notre Dame;

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 3-5 p.m. (624-7100)


Wednesday 1

UPMC Lecture

"Innovations in Cancer Care";

PCI, 7 Main, Montefiore, rm. S780, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (624-2607)

Cell Biology & Physiology Colloquium

"Vesicular Trafficking and Cystic Fibrosis: Molecular Mechanisms of an Intracellular Journey,"

Neil Bradbury, U. of Alabama/Birmingham;

1495 BST, 4 p.m.

Pathology Seminar

"Engineering Herpes Simplex Virus Viral Vectors for Human Gene Therapy,"

Joseph Glorioso, molecular genetics;

618 Scaife, 4 p.m.

Thursday 2

WPIC Staff Forum

Diane Holder, psychiatric services, and Sid Seligman, Human Resources;

WPIC 2nd fl. aud., noon-1 p.m.(624-2426)

GSPH Colloquium

"Construction Safety and Health: An Example of Industry-Wide Intervention Research,"

Knut Ringen, Center to Protect Workers' Rights;

G-23 Parran, 3:30 p.m. (624-3496)

SBDC Training Seminar

"Strategies for Achieving Your Business Financial Goals";

244 CL, 6:30 to 9 p.m. (648-1528)


Mainstage Production

"Chemin De Fer,"

by Georges Feydeau;

Stephen Foster Memorial Theater, runs through Feb. 25, Tue.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. (624-7329)

Johnstown Campus Theatre

"42nd Street";

Feb. 17, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, UPJ, 8 p.m. (1-800-846-ARTS)


University Art Gallery

"Images of a Semester at Sea: Photographs by Alan Arellano and His Students,"

104 Frick Fine Arts, through Feb. (648-2428)

"Johannes Lebek: A German Master of the Woodcut,"

more than 80 woodcuts from 1930 through the 1970s by illustrator of Hans Christian Anderson's

"The Emperor's New Clothes"; through March 5.

104 Frick Fine Arts, Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 2-5 p.m. (648-2400)

UP Gallery

Elizabeth Mesa-Gaido & Gary Mesa-Gaido Exhibition, 3-dimensional objects and mixed- and multi-media works; corner of Forbes & Bouquet, through March 10, noon-4 p.m. (648-2428)

UPMC International Seating Symposium

School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences will sponsor the 11th International Seating Symposium, Feb. 16-18, at the Pittsburgh Hilton & Towers, Downtown. Exhibits will include a presentation of state-of-the-art power and manual wheelchairs, and exhibits by companies with seating components for wheelchairs to help posture, and organizations that specialize in technology for people with disabilities–Friday, Feb. 17, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 18, 8 a.m.-noon (624-2607)


Biotechnology & Bioengineering Center Tour

Buffet reception and presentations by Jerome Schultz and various Pitt researchers and faculty;

Feb. 22, 6-8:30 p.m.

Registration deadline: Feb. 17 (624-9809)

Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival Production Notice

The Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival is seeking production and technical assistants for its 1995 season. The three plays are: "Romeo & Juliet," "Macbeth" & "The Winter's Tale." Positions available in the following areas: box office, scene shop, costume shop, administrative and design. Send a cover letter and resume by Feb. 24 to: Production Manager, Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival, 1617 CL.

Teaching Excellence Conference: What Works in University Teaching

No charge for conference activities, including meals, to Pitt community members who register by Feb. 28. Registration forms are available from the Office of Faculty Development, 1701 CL. This March 31 and April 1 conference will feature workshops and seminars by Pitt faculty. In addition, two special workshops require advance registration: March 31, "Diverse Strategies for the University Community," Darlene Lewis, associate vice chancellor, Human Resources, and William Linderfelder, Magee-Womens Hospital; and "Active Learning: Cooperation in the College Classroom," Karl Smith, University of Minnesota. Milton Cox, Miami University, will give the plenary address on "Emerging Trends in University Teaching for the 21st Century."

University Times Books and Journals by the Faculty Supplement

The deadline for submitting completed information forms is March 6. Forms should be returned to University Times, 308 Bellefield Hall, or faxed to 624-4579. Faculty who have not received an information form should call 624-1376.

Bradford Tax Preparation & Assistance

Business management students at the Bradford campus will provide free assistance in preparing federal, state and local tax forms on Thursdays and Saturdays through April 1, Conf. Rm. D in the Frame-Westerberg Commons Building. Thurs. 7-9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (except March 11 and 18) (465-9020)

Ben Franklin Challenge Grant

Matching grants of up to $100,000 each are available through the Ben Franklin Challenge Grant Program. Projects will be considered that involve research and development leading to the commercialization of a product or process. Two-hour workshops will cover the "how-to's" of applying. The deadline for submitting an application is 4 p.m., April 21. Funding guidelines will be issued in mid-February. Funds will be made available beginning in September 1995. (681-2625)

Women's Studies Program

15th annual prize competition for the best student research on women or gender issues and concerns. The competition is open to all students at the University. Total prizes of up to $750 will be awarded for the best graduate and undergraduate papers. Sponsoring deans: College of Arts & Sciences; Faculty of Arts & Sciences-Graduate Studies; College of General Studies; Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences; University Honors College; Schools of Education, Law, Social Work; School of Library & Information Science. Obtain a copy of the guidelines at 2632 CL. Deadline: Undergraduates (May 2, 1995); Graduates (May 9, 1995).

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, March 2. It will contain events of March 2-16. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. Feb. 23 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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