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January 21, 1999


Thursday, January 21

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) in Inflammation and Infection,"

David Tweardy, UPCI;

W995 BST, noon

Human Resources Workshop

"Supervisory Skills: Success Stories";

100 Craig, noon-1 pm (To register: 624-8046)

Kuntu Theatre Excerpts Performance

From "Lifting";

Barnes & Noble, 339 6th Ave., Downtown, 12:30-1:30 pm

Senate Plant Utilization/Planning Meeting

503 SIS, 1-3 pm

West European Studies Lecture

"Cyprus and the EU: Prospects for the New Millennium,"

Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus;

lower lounge WPU, 3-4 pm (624-4007)

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Effects of Verapamil and Grapefruit Juice on Statin Metabolism,"

Michael Cressman;

1104 UPMC conf. ctr., 4-5 pm

English Workshop/Reading

Linda Zisquit, author of "Unopened Letters" and "Ritual Bath";

501 CL, 4 pm;

reading, Kurtzman Rm. WPU, 8:15 pm

Friday, January 22

Computer Science Distinguished Lecture

"Approximation Schemes for Scheduling Problems,"

Gerhard Woeginger, Technical U., Graz;

LRDC Aud., 10:30 am

Robert E. Miller Memorial WPIC Lecture

"Population Based Care of Depression: Effective Disease Management Strategies to Decrease Prevalence,"

Wayne Katon, U. of WA;

WPIC Aud., 10:30 am-noon

Pharmacology Seminar

"Lipid/Protein Complexes in Viral Fusion, Exocytosis and Apoptosis,"

Joshua Zimmer-berg, NIH Ctr. for Tissue Culture;

1395 BST, noon

Senate BPC Meeting

Dining Rm. B WPU, noon

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"The Price of Ultimate Theory,"

Nick Rescher;

817R CL, 12:05 pm

Women's Studies Lecture

"Gender and Sacred Space in Medieval Society: From Womb to Tomb,"

Jane Tibbetts Schelenburg, U. of WI;

203 FFA, 3 pm

Psychology Colloquium

"Excellence in Teaching: A Graduate Student Sampler,"

Wendy Etheridge, Sue Kelley and Jamie McMinn;

221 Langley, 3 pm

Classics Lecture

"Dicaearchus' Bios Hellados: Ancient Paradise of Vegetarians?"

E. SchŸtrumpf, U. of CO;

149 CL, 3:30 pm

Saturday, January 23

Human Resources Staff Career and Diversity Job Fair

Ballroom WPU, 10 am-2 pm (624-8150)

Sunday, January 24

Compline Choir Concert

David Billings, Parkwood United Presbyterian;

Heinz Chapel, 8:30 pm (682-6886)

Monday, January 25

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Polyadenylation in Bacteria: From Obscurity to Clarity Via the Gene Bank,"

Mary Edmonds;

169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Greensburg Campus Memorial Service

For Guy Rossetti;

Ferguson Theater, UPG, 3:30 pm;

reception, Smith Hall, UPG, 4:30 pm (Reservations: 724/836-7190)

Women's Studies Lecture

"Women, Work and Global Issues,"

Linda Chavez- Thompson, AFL-CIO;

125 FFA, 7-9 pm

Tuesday, January 26

Human Resources Workshop

"The University Hiring Process";

100 Craig, 9 am-noon (To register: 624-8046)

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Formalism in Economics,"

Alex Viskovatoff, U. of Bonn;

817R CL, 12:05 pm

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 pm

Wednesday, January 27

Human Resources Workshop

"Supervisory Skills: Guiding Conflict Resolution,"

Shirley Tucker;

100 Craig, 9 am-4:30 pm (To register: 624-8046)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

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

Women's Studies Lecture

"Images of Women in Sports,"

Jennifer Jackson;

2629 CL, noon-1 pm

Pathology Seminar

"Hepatocyte Growth Factor and Its Receptor: An Exciting Journey From Liver to Kidney,"

Youhua Liu, Brown;

1104 UPMC conf. ctr., noon

Linguistics Lecture

"The Impact of Court Interpreting on the Coerciveness of Leading Questions,"

Susan Berk-Seligson, Hispanic languages/literatures;

144 CL, 3 pm

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Regulation of Transepithelial Water and Ion Transport: Control of the Mucociliary Transport System,"

Donovan Yeates, U. of IL;

5th fl. boardrm. EEI, 4 pm

Chemistry Kaufmann Lecture

"How Do We Think So Fast?" John Hopfield, Princeton;

12B Chevron, 7 pm

Thursday, January 28

Law School Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture

"Racial Issues and Other Injustices,"

Regina Austin, Penn law school;

Teplitz courtrm., law school, noon

REES Lecture

"Regionality in Russia Through Slides,"

Bronislava Miloslavskaya, GSPIA;

4E51 FQ, noon-1:30 pm

Bioethics Lecture

"Health Information Privacy,"

Lawrence Gostin, George-town;

lecture rm. 1 Scaife, noon-1 pm

Chemistry Kaufmann Lecture

"Olfaction: The Oldest Sense,"

John Hopfield, Princeton;

12B Chevron, 4 pm

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Characterization of the Renal Handling of PAH and Famotidine,"

Thomas Dow-ling, pharmaceutical sciences;

1104 UPMC conf. ctr., 4-5 pm

Friday, January 29

Pharmacology Seminar

"P84/SIRP and IAP/CD47; Binding Partners With Bidirectional Signalling Functions,"

Carl Lagenaur, neurobiology;

1395 BST, noon

Psychology Lecture

"Depression in Childhood and Adolescence: An Overview,"

Maria Kovacs, psychiatry;

221 Langley, 3 pm

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Allais' Paradox and the Disjunction Effect: Fallacies in Practical Reasoning,"

Tamara Horowitz; 817R CL, 3:30 pm

Saturday, January 30

UPMC Physical Exams/Musculoskeletal Screenings

For high school athletes; UPMC Shadyside's physical therapy dept., 8 am-2 pm (To register: 578-3320)

Sunday, January 31

Compline Choir Concert

Mark Smith, St. Paul Cathedral;

Heinz Chapel, 8:30 pm (682-6886)

Monday, February 1

Nursing Lecture

"Improving Older Adults' Comprehension of Health Information,"

Daniel Morrow, U. of NH;

129 Victoria, noon-1:30 pm

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 pm

Tuesday, February 2

Music on the Edge Concert

Pgh. premieres of Matthew Rosenblum's "Maggies," Anne LeBaron's "TellurisTheoria Sacra"

and Eric Moe's "Sonnets to Orpheus";

Bellefield Aud., 8 pm with pre-concert talk at 7:30 pm (624-4125)

Wednesday, February 3

Study Abroad Day '99

Ballroom WPU, noon-5 pm (383-7165)

Women's Studies Lecture

"To Beijing & Beyond: Pittsburgh & the UN Fourth World Conference on Women," Janice Auth;

2629 CL, noon-1 pm

Pathology Seminar

"Novel Mechanisms of Prolactin Transduction,"

Charles Clevenger, Penn;

1104 UPMC conf. ctr., noon

EcoForum Lecture

"Habitat Fragmentation and Bird Populations,"

Scott Robinson, Ctr. for Wildlife Ecology, IL;

Carnegie Museum of Art Aud., 7 pm

Ph.D. Defense


"Prehispanic Settlement Patterns in the Palenque Region, Mexico: The Organization of Agricultural Production in a Classic Maya Center,"

Rodrigo Liendo, anthropology;

Jan. 22, 3H51 FQ, 10 am


"Second Messenger Systems Involved in Substrate-Mediated Neurite Outgrowth,"

Jane Viti;

Jan. 26, 1495 BST, 3 pm


"America's Cowboy of the Outfield: Baseball's Cultural Narrative of Nationhood 1840-1922,"

Jo Tavener, communication;

Jan. 29, 1128 CL, 3 pm


"Functional Morphology of the Lower Cervical Spine in Non-Human Primates,"

Susan Mercer, anthropology;

Feb. 1, 3D10 FQ, 10 am


"Regulation of L-type Ca2+ Channels in Pituitary Cells,"

Daniel M. Fass, neuroscience;

Feb. 3, LRDC 2nd fl. aud., 1:30 pm


Kuntu Theatre Production

"Lifting," directed by Eileen Morris;

Jan. 28-Feb. 13, Stephen Foster Aud., Thurs.-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 4 pm (624-7529)


University Art Gallery Exhibit

"40 Years of Collecting: Selections From the Collection of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art";

through March 27, Mon.-Sat., 10 am-4 pm, Thurs. until 8 pm;

reception Jan. 23, 6-8 pm


Instructional Computing Proposal Deadline

Specialized Instructional Laboratories Working Group is accepting proposals for projects that address specialized instructional computing needs not covered by CIS. Proposals due to 110 EH by Jan. 22. (624-4721)

Desktop Computers Proposal Deadline

Ubiquitous Network Access Faculty Desktop program is accepting proposals for grant money to purchase desktop computers and related equipment. Proposals due to 110 EH by Jan. 23. (624-4721)

University Times Books & Journals Information Sheets

Due to 308 Bellefield no later than 5 pm, Jan. 29. (624-4644)

Family Business of the Year

Nomination forms due by Jan. 29 to 208 Bellefield. (648-1542)

Faculty Research Grants

Applications due by Jan. 29 to 1126 CL. (624-6796)

Teaching Evaluation Survey Requests

Forms for current term available from dept. chairs or by calling 624-6147. Request forms should be sent to G-39 by Feb. 15.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will contain events of Feb. 4-18. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Jan. 28 at 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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