Skip to Navigation
University of Pittsburgh
Print This Page Print this pages

September 12, 1996



Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Benedum Aud., 9 am

KGSB Business Seminar

"How to Create a Unique Company Identity,"

Deborah Kelly; One Mellon Bank Center, Level A, Downtown, 12:15-1 pm (648-1528)

Asian Studies Reception

2M56 FQ, 3:30-5 pm

Joint Economics Seminar

"Semiparametric Identification & Heterogeneity in Dynamic Programming Discrete Choice Models,"

Christopher Taber, Northwestern;

1001 Hamburg Hall, CMU, 3:30-5 pm

International Business Seminar

"Business in Slovakia,"

Hedviga Bakytova, Peter Balez and Milan Bucek, Bratislava University of Economics, Slovakia;

359 Mervis, 4 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Seminar

"Chemical and Physical Processes at the Surfaces of Particles in Bulk Solution,"

Eric Borguet;

203 Thaw, 4 pm (624-8783)

Friday Pharmacology Seminar

"Role of ARF Proteins in Cellular Signaling,"

Guillermo Romero; 1395 BST, noon (648-9400)

Human Genetics Seminar

"Are There Susceptibility Genes for Schizophrenia on Chromosome 6?" Vishwajit Nimgaonkar;

A115 Crabtree, noon-1 pm (624-3066)

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Hume's Abject Failure: The Argument Against Miracles,"

John Earman; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Memorial Service

For Jiri Nehnevajsa, professor of sociology, who died July 31;

Heinz Chapel, 2 pm

Anthropology Colloquium

"Dolls, T-Birds and Ideal Workers: The Negotiation of Filipino Identity in Hong Kong,"

Nicole Constable; 3D10 FQ, 3 pm


Facial Paralysis Support Meeting

UPMC Facial Nerve Ctr., 11 am-1 pm (To register: 800-648-2205)


Students Around the World Picnic

Schenley Park, meet at Phipps Conservatory, 1 pm (648-7413)

Johnstown Campus Concert

Bernice E. Coppersmith Memorial Concert, featuring Leon Bates, pianist;

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 8 pm (814-269-7200)


Pa. Humanities Council Lecture

"Who Will Americans Be in 2020?" Arthur Schmidt, Temple;

WPU Assembly Rm., 2 pm (648-2410)

Physics Seminar

E. Neil Lewis, NIH;

104 Thaw, 4:30 pm (624-9068)


Cardiology Seminar

"Everything That You Wanted to Know About Open Heart Surgery, But Were Afraid to Ask";

1103 Scaife, noon (647-3430)

Study Abroad International Fair

WPU side lawn, noon-5 pm (624-7119)

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Functionalist vs. Formalist Theories of Linguistic Cognition,"

Daniel Everett; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Pharmacy Lecture

"Doctors and Drug Fiends: The Role of Physicians in the First Cocaine Epidemic, 1880-1920,"

Joseph Spillane, U. of Florida;

lecture rm. 5 Scaife, 6 pm (648-8927)

Indian Classical Music Concert

1994 Grammy Award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, guitar, and Sukhvinder Singh Namdhari, tabla;

FFA aud., 7:30 pm (624-4125)


Prostate Cancer Screening

Suite 400 Iroquois, 8:30 am-4:30 pm (624-1115)

Memorial Service

For Robert Henderson, professor of linguistics and director of the Language Acquisition Inst.;

Heinz Chapel, 10:30 am

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Suite 500 Medical Arts Bldg., noon (383-1813)

Linguistics Colloquium

"A Linguist's Perspective on JANUS: Multi-lingual Speech-to-Speech Machine Translation,"

Lori Levin, CMU;

144 CL, 3 pm

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Regulation of Endosomal pH,"

Robert Murphy, CMU;

1495 BST, 4 pm (648-2845)


Alzheimer Lecture

"Legal Aspects of Decision Making,"

Elaine Buzzinotti, WPIC;

ADRC conf. rm., Montefiore, 11:30 am-12:30 pm (692-2700)

Medical Ethics Lecture

"Respecting Both Adolescent Patients and Their Families,"

William Aiken, Chatham;

Aud. 5 Scaife, noon-1 pm

KGSB Seminar

"How to Promote a Service Organization,"

Wayne Desbrow, Desbrow & Associates;

One Mellon Bank Ctr., Level A, Downtown, 12:15-1 pm (To register: 648-1528)

Biostatistics Seminar

"Nonparametric Procedures for Comparing the Performance of Repeated Markers Used to Predict a Survival Endpoint," Birol Emir, NSABP;

A115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Seminar

"Risk Assessment in the Oil and Gas Industry,"

Laura Langer; 203 Thaw, 4 pm (624-8873)

History of Art & Architecture Lecture

"Samuel Parsons Jr. and the Art of Landscape Architecture,"

Charles Birnbaum; FFA Aud., 5:30 pm

Social Work Seminar

"The Stepfamily Journey,"

Elizabeth Einstein;

Calvary Episcopal Church, 315 Shady Ave., 7-9:30 pm (624-3711)

KGSB Seminar

"Office Leasing/Purchasing and Related Costs: What You Need to Know";

2K56 FQ, 7-9:30 pm (To register: 648-1528)


Alzheimer Conference

"Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: Reaching and Serving a Diverse Older Population";

Holiday Inn, 4589 McKnight Rd., 7:30 am-4:30 pm (To register: 647-8219)

Social Work Workshop

"Strengthening Stepfamilies," Elizabeth Einstein;

Louise Child Care Ctr., Station Square, 9 am-4:30 pm (624-3711)

Human Genetics Seminar

"LDL Receptor Haplotypes, Lipoprotein Levels and Risk of Coronary Artery Calcification,"

Robert Ferrell; A115 Crabtree, noon-1 pm

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Life Elsewhere and the Epistemic Character of Biology,"

Jesús Mosterin, U. of Barcelona;

817R CL, 12:05 pm

Senate BPC Meeting

WPU Dining Rm. B, noon-2 pm

Anthropology Colloquium

"Science and Classical Archaeology: A Perfect Match?"

William Biers, U. of Missouri;

3H01 FQ, 3 pm

REES Welcome Reception

1401 CL, 3 pm

Saturday Survival Skills Workshop

"General Professional Skills: An Introduction";

WPIC 2nd fl. aud., 9 am-noon (To register: 624-7098)


Staff Assn. Council Meeting

2M/2P56 FQ, noon

Nursing Lecture

"When You Forget That You Forgot: Recognizing and Managing Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type — Implications for Research, Practice and Policy,"

Kathleen Buckwalter, U. of Iowa;

123 Victoria, noon-1:30 pm


Intercultural Bag Lunch

Suite 500 Medical Arts Bldg., noon (383-1813)

Philosophy of Science Center Lecture

"Normality and Its Vicissitudes in R.D. Laing,"

Daniel Burston, Duquesne; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Study Abroad Reception

2E51 FQ, 5-7 pm (648-7413)


Alzheimer Lecture

"Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in Late Life,"

Anthony Rothschild, Harvard;

1103 PUH, noon (692-2700)

Human Resources TIAA-CREF Seminar

"General Update: Features & Flexibility of TIAA-CREF Today";

WPU Ballroom, noon-1 pm (624-8068)

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Altered Protein Folding as a Basis for Cystic Fibrosis,"

Philip Thomas, U. of Texas Southwestern;

1495 BST, 4 pm (648-2845)

REES Roundtable "Economic Transformation in Poland," Andrzej Jasinski, U. of Warsaw; 4E51 FQ, 4:30-6 pm Human Resources TIAA-CREF Seminar "Just Starting Out"; WPU Ballroom, 5-6:30 p.m. (624-8068)


Latin American Studies Lecture

"Affirmative Action-In Brazil?"

G. Reid Andrews, history; 3P11 FQ, noon

Human Resources TIAA-CREF Seminar

"Just Starting Out";

WPU Ballroom, noon-1:30 pm (624-8068)

KGSB Seminar

"Sales Tips for Retail and Corporate Salespeople,"

Sal Greco, The Communication Coach;

One Mellon Bank Ctr., Level A, Downtown, 12:15-1 pm (648-1528)

Geology & Planetary Science Seminar

"Habitable Zones Around Other Stars,"

James Kasting;

203 Thaw, 4 pm (624-8876)

Law Lecture

"Fifty Years Later: Reflections on Nuremberg,"

Benjamin Ferencz and Henry King, Nuremberg prosecutors;

Teplitz Courtroom, Law School, 6 pm (648-7023)

Jewish Studies Lecture

"New Wine in Old Skins: Recent Scholarship on the Death of Jesus of Nazareth,"

Rebecca Denova;

WPU Kurtzman Rm., 7:30 pm


History of Art & Architecture Dept.

"Samuel Parsons Jr. and the Art of Landscape,"

Sept. 12 – Oct. 20, University Art Gallery

Study Abroad Photo Exhibit

"Worldwide Reflections";

Sept. 16-27, WPU

Connie Kimbo Gallery (648-7413)

Johnstown Campus Exhibit

"Eleanor Zygler Retrospective,"

through Oct. 6, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown, UPJ


Johnstown Campus Production

"Romeo and Juliet";

Sept. 26, Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 8 pm (814-269-7200)


Fulbright Grants

Applications for grants are due Oct. 7. Contact Annagene Yucas, UCIS, 4G FQ.

Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Completed request forms for fall are due in G-39 CL by Oct. 7. Those who have not received one can obtain them from their department chair or call 624-6147.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, Sept. 26. It will contain events of Sept. 26 – Oct. 10. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. Sept. 19 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information will not be accepted over the phone but can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail to

For additional information about calendar deadlines, call 624-1376.

Leave a Reply