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April 27, 1995


Thursday 27

Johnstown Workshop

"Grantsmanship for Non-Profits,"

Marshall Gordon, Health & Welfare Assn.;

Murtha Center, UPJ; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Breast Cancer Foundation Race

Registration Presby Cafeteria, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (647-6329)

UPMC Cancer Education Lecture

Mercy Hospital Community Cancer Center,

508 Lewis Run Rd., Jefferson, 1-3 p.m. (624-1115)

Women's Studies Lecture

"Stories of Decolonization: Multiculturalism and the Challenge of Feminist, Anti-racist Education,"

Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Hamilton College;

501 CL, 3:30 p.m.

Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry Seminar

"Bacteria, Iron and the Pursuit of Virulence: High Affinity Iron-Acquisition by Mucosal Pathogens,"

Timothy Mietz-ner, UPMC;

1295 BST, 3:30 P.M. (648-9458)

Geology Seminar

"Closure of Underground Storage Tanks in Pennsylvania,"

Chris Kern, Hafer, Inc.;

203 Thaw, 3:45 p.m. (624-8780)

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"A Model to Study Metabolic Drug Interactions,"

Adedayo Adedoyin;

1103 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

Law Lecture

"The Solicitor General and Federal Litigation: The View From the Top,"

Drew Days, U.S. Solicitor General;

Law, Teplitz Moot Courtroom, 6 p.m. (648-1400)

Friday 28

UPMC Visiting Scientist Workshop

"Young Women in Science Day,"

Scaife, lecture rm. 1, 9:15 a.m. (648-9550)

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Puzzles and Graphs — Generalizing Turing's Arguments,"

Wilfried Sieg, CMU;

817R CL, 12:05 p.m.

Law Centennial Celebrations

Superior Court Hearing; L

aw, Teplitz Moot Courtroom, 1:30 p.m.

Histories: James Rowley, Superior Court;

Reginald Belden, PA Bar Assn.;

Edward Sell, law; Teplitz Moot Courtroom;

3:30 p.m. (624-4357)

Saturday 29

Spring Term Ends

Women & Health Issues Seminar

Patty Verdi, nutrition;

Student Health Service, Med. Arts Bldg., noon (383-1813)

Greensburg Campus Graduation

Michael Hershock, PHEAA, speaker;

Student Ctr. Gym, UPG; 2:30 p.m.

UPMC Lecture

"Reinventing the Field of Public Health,"

Philip Lee, HHS;

Benedum aud., 4:15 p.m.

Engineering Senior Awards & Reception

David Lawrence Aud., 6-10 p.m. (624-9813)

Sunday 30

Residence Halls Close

Graduate Studies & CAS Commencement Luncheon

Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (648-6480)

Commencement Convocation

Marian Wright Edelman, Children's Defense Fund, guest speaker;

Civic Arena, 2 p.m. (624-7100)

Education Graduation Reception

FQ Galleria, 1st fl., 3-8 p.m.


Monday 1

National Electronic Open Meeting

"People and Their Governments in the Information Age,"

through May 14. Conference will focus on five topics (services, benefits, information, participatory democracy, technology) each hosted my experts in the field. To participate in the e-mail discussion groups, accessible through five corresponding Internet newsgroups, the World Wide Web and dial-up bulletin board connection, send blank e-mail message to: Medical Benefits Informational Session Benedum Aud., 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (1-800-245-6751)

Philosophy of Science Mini Conference

"Quantum Mechanics and Relativity Theory: Interpretational Problems and Solutions";

817R CL, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (624-0908)

Tuesday 22

Spring Term Grade Rosters Due in Registrar's Office no later than noon Medical Benefits Informational Session Benedum Aud., 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (1-800-245-6751)

Virology Symposium

"International AIDS Vaccine Development: Science, Politics and Science Economics,"

Donald Burke, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research;

Scaife, lecture rm. 3, 3:30 p.m. (648-9458)

Chemistry Colloquium

"Molecular Recognition Mechanism in Liquid Chromatography: The Separation of Fullerenes,"

Kiyokatsu Jinno, Toyohashi U. of Technology;

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

Wednesday 3

International Studies in Education & CLAS Workshop

"Latin American Cultural Experience: A Workshop for Students and Teachers at the Elementary and Middle School Level,"

David Lawrence Aud., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (648-7397)

WPIC Staff Forum

WPIC Aud., 2nd fl., noon-1 p.m.

Faculty Assembly Meeting

1K56 FQ, 3 p.m.

Cell Biology & Physiology Colloquium

"Subcellular Mechanisms of Smooth Muscle Contraction,"

Kathleen Morgan, Harvard;

1495 BST, 4 p.m.

Pathology Seminar

"The Mixed and Non-Alzheimer's Disease Dementia,"

Lawrence Hansen, UC/San Diego;

618 Scaife, 4 p.m. (648-1040)

Thursday 4

International Studies in Education & CLAS Workshop

"Latin America Cultural Experience: A Workshop for Students and Teachers at the Middle School and High School Level,"

David Lawrence Aud., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (648-7397)

SAC Spring Assembly

"A Re-Orientation of Employee Benefits/Issues";

Robert Pack, provost;

Darlene Lewis, Ron Frisch and Carol Mohamed, Human Resources;

2P/2M56 FQ, noon-2 p.m.

Reproductive Physiology Lecture

"Dynamic Alteractions of LHRH Features and Interactions With GLIAL,"

Joan King, Tufts;

BST, 14th fl. conf. rm., noon

Virology Symposium

"New Approaches for the Development of a Vaccine for Human Papilloma Virus Infections,"

Ronald Ellis, Merck Research Lab;

Scaife, lecture rm. 3, 3:30 p.m. (648-9458)

Friday 5

Neuropsychiatry Conference

Holiday Inn at University Center;

8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m. (647-8265)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Defective Growth Controls in Cancer Cells,"

Arthur Pardee, Dana-Farber Cancer Inst.;

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

Saturday 6

Sports Medicine Training Seminar

"Pre-Race Overview,"

St. Mary of Mercy Church, Lawless Hall, Downtown, 2 p.m. (647-RUNN)

Monday 8

Summer Term & Summer Session I Classes begin

Family Support Center Conference

"Progress Toward Change,"

Heather Weiss, Harvard;

David Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (647-8220 or 8257)

KGSB & Family Firm Inst. Awards Program

Westin William Penn Hotel, Downtown, 6:30 p.m. (648-1528)

Spanish Cultural Club Video and Lecture

"Colombia: Que Linda Eres!"

Jesus Valencia, Slippery Rock;

1M56 FQ, 7:30 p.m. (682-0532)

Tuesday 9

Blood Drive

FQ Galleria, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (648-1480)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

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

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Varieties of Haptic Knowledge: The Grasp of the Pulse in Classical Greek and Chinese Medicine,"

Shigehisa Kuri-yama, International Research Center for Japanese Studies;

817R CL, noon (648-7411)

Virology Symposium

"Development of Gene Gun-Based Nucleic Acid Vaccines for Infectious Diseases,"

Joel Haynes, Agracetus, Inc.;

Scaife, lecture rm. 3, 3:30 p.m. (648-9458)

Wednesday 10

History of Medicine and Health Care Conference

May 10-14, WPU, 8 a.m-10:30 p.m. (648-8927)

PCI Seminar

"Diet and Nutrition";

PCI Outpatient Services conf. room; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (624-1115)

Thursday 11

GSPH Lecture

"Quality Health Care for All Children: What Are the Prospects?"

Irwin Redlener, Albert Einstein College;

University Club, 3:30-6 p.m. (RSVP: 624-4756)

Virology Symposium

"Herpes Simplex Virus Replication-Defective Mutant Viruses as Vaccines and Vaccine Vectors,"

David Knipe, Harvard; Scaife, lecture rm. 5, 3:30 p.m. (648-9458)


Johnstown Campus

"The Little Prince";

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, UPJ, 2 p.m. (1-800-846-ARTS)


Women's Studies

History of Women at Pitt;

Hillman ground fl., through April (648-8190)

Studio Arts

"Senior Exhibition";

UP Gallery, through May 2, Tue.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. (648-2428)

Intergenerational Arts Festival

May 3- 5, WPU, Kimbo Gallery, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (648-7154)

Archives of Industrial Society

"Mill and Community," photographs and documents from William Gaughan Collection;

Hillman Special Collections, 3rd fl., May 5-July 31

Generations Together

"Arts Across the Generations";

Kimbo Gallery, May 6-26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (648-7154)


Medical Insurance Enrollment

Enrollment & Voice Response Enrollment Line through May 15, 7 day a week/24 hours per day (1-800-328-8219) Univ. I.D. No. 8795 Blue Cross Hotline through May 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (M-F) (1-800-472-1506)

College of General Studies

Deadline for new applicants: Summer term/Session II, June 9 (642-6600)

Women's Studies Program

15th Annual Prize Competition for the best student research on women or gender issues and concerns. Obtain a copy of the guidelines at 2632 CL. Deadline: Undergraduates (May 2, 1995); Graduates (May 9, 1995).

Fulbright Grants Competition

Official opening on May 1 of the 1996-97 competition, and other grants for graduate study abroad in academic fields and for professional training in the creative and performing arts. Students currently enrolled at Pitt should contact Annagene Yucas, the Fulbright adviser, UCIS, 4G FQ. Deadline for applications is Oct. 6, 1995.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, May 11. It will contain events of May 11-25. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. May 4 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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