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November 25, 1998


Wednesday, November 25

Thanksgiving recess for students through Nov. 29

Thursday, November 26

Thanksgiving recess, University closed

Friday, November 27

Thanksgiving recess, University closed

Pitt Football Game

Vs. West Virginia, 3 Rivers Stadium, 2:30 pm

Monday, November 30

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Floral Evolution in Silene Sect. Elsanthe," Thomas Meagher, Rutgers; 169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Tuesday, December 1

Bloodborne Pathogen Training

GSPH Aud., 9-10:30 am

Pgh. Panther Merchandise Sale

EP Rm., door between gates B & C, Pitt Stadium, and Dec. 2, 10 am-7 pm

Bioethics Lecture

"Human Cloning: Sorting Through the Ethical Issues," Bonnie Steinbock, SUNY; lecture rm. 1 Scaife, noon-1 pm

History of Art Colloquium

"A Comedy of Cultures: The Mixed-Up Text and Image Files of a Synagogue Mosaic From Fifth-century Israel," Franklin Toker; 202 FFA, noon (648-2400)

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 pm

Microeconomics Seminar

"Ex-Post Efficient Auctions for Agents With Interdependent Values," Philip Reny; 4P58 FQ, 3:30-5 pm

Wednesday, December 2

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Health ed. conf. rm. Med. Arts Bldg., noon

Pathology Seminar

"Chromosomal Translocations and the Molecular Pathogenesis of Rhabdomyosarcoma," Frederic Barr, Penn; 1103 UPMC conf. ctr., noon

Human Resources Workshop

"Brown Bag Q & A"; 100 Craig, 12:30-1:30 pm

REES Lecture

"U.S. and the Balkans: The Cost of Doing Business With Milosev," Chuck Sudetic, author; 4E51 FQ, 2:30-4 pm

Linguistics Seminar

"Local and Global Reflectionism of Language, Cultural Hegemony and Social Politics at the Close of the 20th Century," Rodney Hopson, Duquesne; 144 CL, 3 pm

Health Policy Lecture

"An Era of Change: The Pittsburgh Regionπs Evolving Health Care System," John Brouse, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield; GSPH Aud., 4:30-6 pm

EcoForum Lecture

"Behavioral Ecology of Baboons," Jeanne Altmann, U. of Chicago; Carnegie Museum of Art Aud., 7 pm (624-1299)

Thursday, December 3

Human Resources Workshop

"Supervisory Skills: Helping Others Adapt to Change," Shirley Tucker; 100 Craig, 9 am-4:30 pm (To register: 624-8046)

History Lecture

"Importing Entertainment: The German-American Film Trade 1933-1940," Sabine Hake, German; 3P11 FQ, noon

Chemistry Colloquium

"Developing a Tool Box for Asymmetric Catalysis," Xumu Zhang, PSU; Chevron Ashe Aud., 2:30 pm

Biostatistics Seminar

"Testing for Equivalence of Diagnostic Tests," Nancy Obuchowski, Cleveland Clinic; A115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Ab Initio Surface Chemistry," Emily Carter, U. of CA; Chevron Ashe Aud., 4 pm

Geology/Planetary Science Seminar

"Relationships Between Geology, Topography and Ecology in Pittsburghπs Green Spaces," Kathi Beratan; 203 Thaw, 4-5 pm

TIAA-CREF Human Resources Workshop

"Customizing Retirement Income: Age 50+"; Kurtzman Rm. WPU, 5-7 pm; or Dec. 4, noon-2 pm (To register: 1-800-842-2010)

Kuntu Repertory Theatre Auditions

And Dec. 4, 3814 Forbes Ave., 6-10 pm (624-7298)

English Dept. Readings

Lynn Emanuel and Catherine Gammon; Hemingwayπs, 3911 Forbes Ave., 8:30 pm

Friday, December 4

Senate BPC Meeting

Dining Rm. B WPU, noon

Pharmacology Seminar

"Calcium/Calmodulin-Mediated Signal Transduction," Anthony Means, Duke; 1395 BST, noon

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"On the Supposed Distinction Between Drift and Selection," Bruce Glymour, KS State U.; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Psychology Colloquium

"Stress and Cancer," Andrew Baum; 221 Langley, 3 pm

History Talk

R. Rees Davies, All Souls College, Oxford, to mark retirement of Hugh F. Kearney, professor of British history; FFA Aud., 3 pm (648-7455)

Joint Pitt/CMU Econometrics Seminar

"Structural Estimation of Procurement Contracting in the Construction Industry," Pat Bajari, Stanford; 4P58 FQ, 3:30-5 pm

Classics Lecture

"Sappho the Indo-Europeanist: Fr. 44.4 and 96.8 (Voight)," Edwin Floyd; 149 CL, 3:30 pm

Heinz Chapel Choir Christmas Concert

Heinz Chapel, 8 pm

Saturday, December 5

Womenπs Choral Ensemble Concert

Heinz Chapel, 8 pm (624-4125)

Sunday, December 6

Nationality Rooms Holiday Open House

CL, noon-4 pm (624-6000)

Heinz Chapel Choir Christmas Concert

Heinz Chapel, 3 pm

Monday, December 7

Nursing Lecture

"Understanding Pain: New Directions and New Opportunities," Francis Keefe, OH U.; 129 Victoria, noon-1:30 pm

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 pm

Macroeconomics Seminar

"Who Should Buy Long-Term Bonds?" John Campbell, MIT; 4P58 FQ, 3:30-5 pm

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Markers, Mutations and Conservation Genetics," Daniel Schoen, McGill U.; 169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Higher Education Review

1410 AM Radio, 7:05-8 pm

Tuesday, December 8

Human Resources Workshop

"Managing Diversity," Linda Sturdivant, FSAP; 100 Craig, 10 am-noon (To register: 624-8046)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Health Ed. conf. rm. Med. Arts Bldg., noon

HA&A Colloquium

"Nunπs Palaces: Gender and Place in Muromachi Kyoto," Matthew McKelway; 203 FFA, noon

FSAP Workshop

"Characteristics of a Healthy Family," Cindy Rhodes; Dining Rm. B WPU, noon-1 pm (To register: 647-3327)

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"The Spirit of Logical Empiricism: Carl G. Hempelπs Contributions to 20th-Century Philosophy of Science," Wes Salmon; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Guitar Recital

FFA Aud., 8 pm (624-4125)

Wednesday, December 9

KGSB Training Event

"Mechanics of Starting a Small Business"; 180 Mervis, 8-10 am

SAC Meeting

2P56 FQ, 12:30-2 pm

Pathology Seminar

"The Myb Oncogene in Normal Development and in Cancer: DNA-binding Takes Wing," Joseph Lipsick, Stanford; 1103 UPMC conf. ctr., noon

Long-Term Staff Recognition Assembly

Ballroom WPU, 3 pm

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Mechanisms of Postoperative Ileus: The Crucial Role for iNOS," Anthony Bauer, medicine; 5th fl. board rm. EEI, 4 pm

Health Policy Lecture

"An Era of Change: The Pittsburgh Regionπs Evolving Health Care System," Jeffrey Romoff, UPMC Health System; GSPH Aud., 4:30-6 pm

Thursday, December 10

Alzheimer Lecture

"New Stains in Alzheimerπs Disease and Dementias With Lewy Bodies," Ronald Hamilton, pathology; ADRC conf. rm., noon-1 pm

Student Music Recitals

132 Music Bldg., noon

REES Lecture

"The Center and Periphery in Russia: The Case of Karsnodar," Marina Nistot-skaia, Kuban State U., Russia; 4E51 FQ, noon

Chemistry Colloquium

"Femtosecond Surface Reaction Dynamics: The Quest for Hot Electron Chemistry," Dwayne Miller, U. of Toronto; Chevron Ashe Aud., 4 pm

Vanguard Human Resources Workshop

"Retirement Planning for Age 50+"; Kurtzman Rm. WPU, 5-8 pm; or Dec. 11, noon-3 pm (To register: 800-662-0106)

Ph.D. Defense


"Effects of Adenoviral-Medicated Transfer of the Human iNOS Gene on the Metabolism of Articular Cells in Vitro on an Inflammation in Vivo," Daniel Jaffurs; Nov. 30, 1095 BST, 10 am


"Combination of Classifiers," Silviu Bacanu, statistics; Dec. 1, 304 CL, noon-2 pm


"A Managerial Cognition Model of Gray Market Interpretation," Zafar Iqbal; Dec. 1, 359 Mervis, 2 pm


"Movements for Orchestra (Original Composition) and Pitch Structure and Harmonic Motion in Ginasteraπs Sonata for Guitar," John Marcinizyn, music; Dec. 2, 114 Music Bldg., 4:30 pm


"Linear Latent Covariate Models With Applications to Longitudinal Analysis," Haitao Gao, statistics; Dec. 4, 202 CL, 2-4 pm


"The Role of the Serine-rich Region Within the HSV-1 Major Regulatory Protein ICP4 in Lytic and Latent Infection," Patricia Bates; Dec. 4, 1195 BST, 3 pm

Social Work

"A Study of Factors Influencing the Use of Drugs and Alcohol by African American Adolescent Females," Rosalie Smiley; Dec. 7, 2309 CL, 10 am-noon


"We Just Live Here: Health Decision Making and the Myth of Community in El Alto Bolivia," Jerome Crowder, anthropology; 3D10 FQ, Dec. 7, 1:30 pm


"Riding the Wave: The Domestic and International Sources of Costa Rican Democracy," Cynthia Franklin, political science; Dec. 7, 4N51 FQ, 1:30 pm


"The Effects of Stress on Tyrosine Hydroxylase Gene Transcription in the Locus Coeruleus," Mi-Sook Chang; Dec. 7, 1295 BST, 2 pm


"Christian Hebraism During the Thirty Yearsπ War: Prince Ludwig of Anhaitπs Book of Job," Diane Trutta-Szako, Germanic language/literatures; Dec. 8, 1401 CL, 2:30 pm


"Prehispanic Change in the Mesitas Community: Documenting the Development of a Chiefdomπs Central Place in San Agustin, Colombia," Victor Gonzalez Fernandez, anthropology; Dec. 9, 3D10 FQ, 10 am


"Does Brussels Matter? The Impact of the European Union Spanish Regional Politics," Carolyn Dudek, political science; Dec. 9, 4L51 FQ, 10 am


Pitt Photo Exhibit

"The Golden Age of Hollywood"; through Dec. 1, Special Collections Reading Rm., 363 Hillman, M-F 9 am-5 pm, T till 8 pm

University Art Gallery Exhibit

"Creating a Sense of Place: Devotion Builds a Campus"; through Dec. 11, FFA, M-F 10 am-4 pm (648-2400)

Nationality Rooms Display

Nov. 25-Dec. 23, M-S 9:30 am-3 pm, Sun. 11 am-3 pm; Dec. 26-30, 11 am-3 pm (624-6000)

Book Center Exhibit

"Thomas Hermansader Lithographs"; through Dec. 30, University Book Ctr., M-H 8:30 am-8 pm, F-S 9 am-5 pm

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will contain events of Dec. 10-Jan. 7. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Dec. 3 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail to Questions should be directed to 624-1376.

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