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May 11, 1995


Thursday 11

Employee Development Workshop

"Disabilities Don't Stop People-Barriers Do!";

Masonic Temple, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. (624-8046)

Asian Studies Seminar

"Current Research on the History of Medicine in East Asia,"

Ann Jannetta;

"Rethinking Chinese Medicine," Shingehisa Kuriyama, International Research Center for Japanese Studies; "The History of Plague in China," Carol Benedict, Georgetown;

"Leprosy and Tainted Blood: New Concepts of the Family in Eighteenth Century Japan," Noriko Yokota, International Center for Japanese Studies;

"Syphilis: The Scourge of Edo," William Johnston, Wesleyan;

527 WPU, 2-5 p.m. (648-7370)

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)

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Pharmacogenetics: Role in Cancer Susceptibility,"

Marjorie Romkes-Sparks;

622 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

Friday 12

* *Summer Session I

Add/drop period ends

UPMC National Black Leadership Cancer Conference

"Empowerment to Survive Cancer: From Awareness to Recovery,"

Louis Bernard, Drew-Meharry-Morehouse Consortium;

Wayne Tuckson, U. of Louisville; Hyatt-Regency,

Downtown, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Geriatric Sensitivity Training

LHAS Aud., Montefiore, 7 Main, 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m. (To register: 647-9503)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Pore Relations and Removable Gates,"

Arthur Brown, Rammelkamp Center for Research;

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

Saturday 13

UPMC Orthopedic Research One-Mile Walk

"A Joint Parade,"

Highland Park Reservoir, 10 a.m. (647-8462)

Univ. Child Development Center Plant Sale

Bellefield Hall, 10 a.m.-noon (624-7124 or 624-1390)

UPMC Facial Paralysis Support Group Meeting

Scaife, 11th fl. Conference Center, 11a.m.-1 p.m. (648-2205)

Johnstown Concert

The Old World Folk Band;

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

Sunday 14

UPMC & UPCI One-Mile Walk

"Race for the Cure";

Schenley Park, Phipps Conservatory, 8 a.m. (647-6329)

Monday 15

Diversity Seminar Lecture

"Contesting Boundaries: Race, Gender and Curriculum Transformation,"

Leith Mullings, CUNY;

4B52 FQ, 1 p.m.

Tuesday 16

UPMC Lab Safety Training 1103 Scaife, 10-11:30 a.m. (647-6409)

UPMC Health Education Lecture

"Sleeping Well";

UPMC Downtown, 339 Sixth Ave., noon-1 p.m. (To register: 576-8762)

Wednesday 17

Senate Council Meeting

A-115 GSPH, 3 p.m.

Arthritis Support Group Lecture

"Living Well With Arthritis,"

Donna Levitt;

Montefiore, LHAS Aud., 6-7:30 p.m. (566-1645)

Thursday 18

Bradford Industrial Marketing Seminar

"On Competitiveness in Today's Manufacturing Environment,"

Charles Buhman, APT Group; Robert Salicce, Marketing Consultants;

237 Swarts Hall, UPB, 9 a.m.-noon (814-362-7620)

Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Seminar

"Sonic Hedgehog and the Establishment of Embryonic Pattern,"

Clifford Tabin, Harvard;

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

Provost's Inaugural Lecture

"Say Yes to No," Richard Simmons, medicine;

Frick Fine Arts Aud., 4 p.m. (624-5750)

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Pathophysiological Mechanisms in Head Injury,"

Patrick Kochanek, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research;

1103 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

Friday 19

* *Summer Term Add/Drop Period Ends

Alzheimer Lecture

"Real Time Direct Observation of Persons With Alzheimer's Disease Using Hand Held Computers,"

Christopher Keane, GSPH;

ADRC Conf. Rm., 4 South Montefiore, noon-1 p.m. (692-2732)

Dental Medicine Alumni Reception & Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency, Downtown, 5-7 p.m. (Reservations: 647-8531)

Monday 22

UPMC Health Screening

Blood Pressure;

UPMC Downtown, 339 Sixth Ave., 9-11 a.m.

Nursing/Center for Research in Chronic Disorders Lecture

"Health-Related Quality of Life Research in Clinical Trials: Theory and Measurement Issues,"

Sally Shumaker, Wake Forest;

122 Victoria, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (624-7838)

Tuesday 23

UPMC Health Education Lecture

"I'm Not Depressed Enough to See a Doctor";

UPMC Downtown (560-8762)


SAC Meeting

2M/2P56 FQ, noon-2 p.m. (624-4236)

Pathology Seminar

"Role of TGFB in Liver Carcinogenesis,"

Randy Jirtle, Duke;

618 Scaife, 3:45 p.m. (648-1040)

Thursday 25

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Discodermolide — A Potent Microtubule-Stabilizing Agent Discovered by Computational Chemistry,"

Billy Day;

1103 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

CLAS Lecture

"Colombia: Que Linda Eres!"

Jesus Valencia, Slippery Rock;

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

Ph.D. Defense

Theatre Arts

"Olaf Molander Directs Strindberg,"

Debra Freeberg, May 25, 1627 CL, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Archives of Industrial Society

"Mill and Community,"

photographs and documents from William Gaughan Collection;

Hillman Special Collections, 3rd fl., through July 31

Generations Together

"Arts Across the Generations,"

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


Medical Insurance Enrollment

Enrollment & Voice Response Enrollment Line through May 15, 7 days 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)

Teaching Evaluation Surveys

The request forms for scheduling student opinion of teaching surveys have been mailed to department chairpersons. Faculty members who have not received one and want to schedule a survey should obtain a survey request from their departments. Mail requests to G-39 CL before May 22 for Summer Session I and before July 6 for Summer Session II/Summer Term classes (624-6147)

College of General Studies

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

Fulbright Grants Competition

To apply for grants for graduate study abroad in academic fields and for professional training in the creative and performing arts. Contact Annagene Yucas, 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 25. It will contain events of May 25-June 8. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. May 18 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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