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October 10, 1996



Bloodborne Pathogen Training & Hepatitis B Vaccine

Benedum Aud., 9 am (624-9505)

History Lecture

"High Culture in Black Pittsburgh,"

Larry Glasco; 3P11 FQ, noon Bayer

Chemistry Lecture

"Functional Nanomaterials from Fullerene and Acetylene Molecular Scaffolding,"

Francois Diederich, Zurich;

Ashe Aud. Chevron, 3:30 pm

Geology/Planetary Science Lecture

"Fault-Seal Analysis Along the Western Flank of the Xihu Trough, East China Sea,"

203 Thaw, 4 pm (624-8783)

Medieval/Renaissance Studies Reception

3M/3P FQ, 4:30-6 pm (624-6224)


Human Genetics Seminar

"Chromosomal Chaos in Oral Carcinoma,"

Susanne Gollin; A-115 Crabtree, noon-1 pm

Pharmacology Seminar

"Human Papillomaviruses: Replication and Gene Therapy,"

Saleem Khan, molecular genetics/biochemistry;

1395 BST, noon (648-9400)

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Deductive Inferences from the Phenomena: Elimination or Calibration of Hypotheses,"

Thomas Bonk, Humboldt Fellow, Germany;

817R CL, 12:05 pm

Hispanic Languages/Literatures Lecture

"La Tormenta Que Sopla Desde el Paraiso: Globalidad Negativa y Estudios Latinoamericanos,"

Alberto Moreiras, Duke;

139 CL, 2-3 pm

REES Lecture

"Publishing for the People: The Polish-Language Book in America,"

Karen Majewski; WPU Kurtzman Rm., 3 pm

Anthropology Colloquium

"Shrimp Tales: A Political Ecology of Coastal Zone Conflicts in Latin America,"

Billie DeWalt, GSPIA; 3D10 FQ, 3 pm

Grand Opening of Ctr. for the Neural Basis of Cognition

"Dialogs in Cognitive Neuroscience: Research Themes of the CNBC,"

Marlene Behrman, Carl Olson, Julie Fiez and David Plaut;

Mellon Inst. Conf. Rm., 3 pm (268-3157)

CNBC Lecture

"Brain Imaging Studies of Plasticity,"

Leslie Ungerleider, NIMH; Mellon Inst. Aud., 5 pm (268-3157)

Johnstown Campus Homecoming Events

Reception for alumni, University Residence, 7-9 pm;

Alumni mixer, The Alibi in Richland, 10 pm-midnight (To register: 814-269-2085)

Friday Nite Improvs Presents

24 Hour Improv-A-Thon Pit Theatre, 11 pm (624-8223)


Magee Breast Cancer Forum

"For Your Good Health: The Second Annual Breast Care Update";

FQ, 8 am-12:30 pm (To register: 624-1115)

Johnstown Campus Homecoming Events

Alumni Assn. meeting, Student Union Johnstown Rm., UPJ, 9-10:30 am;

Parade, beginning at Richland Mall, 11 am;

Homecoming bazaar and fair, Student Union Bldg., UPJ, 11 am-3 pm (814-269-2085)

WPIC Conference

"Treatment Advances in Mental Health Practice";

WPIC 2nd fl. Aud., 9 am-3:30 pm (To register: 647-8219)


HA&A Field Trip Frank Toker's Early American Architecture class;

bus leaves in front of FFA, 8:30 am, returns 7 pm

Heinz Chapel Choir Concert

Heinz Chapel, 3 pm (624-4125)

Compline Choir Concert O

rganist James Riggs, Baldwin Methodist Church;

Heinz Chapel, 8:30 pm

Monday REES Lecture

"Politics and Society in Poland,"

Wieslaw Oleksy, U. of Lodz, Poland;

4J51 FQ, noon

Senate Council Meeting A-115 GSPH; 3 pm

English Lecture

"Postcolonial Theory and the Decolonizing of Chinese Culture,"

Wang Ning, Beijing U.; 512 CL, 3:30 pm

Biological Studies Seminar

"Cloning of a Global Regulator of Anterior-Posterior Patterning in Mice,"

Terry Magnuson, Case Western;

169 Crawford, 4 pm

Physics Colloquium

"Microstructures," A. Pinczuk, Bell Labs;

104 Thaw, 4:30 pm

Medieval/Renaissance Studies Lecture

"Christ in Dante's Hell,"

Robert Durling, U. of Cal.; 144 CL, 7 pm

Tuesday Pathology Seminar

"Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasis: Past and Present,"

Christopher Crum, Harvard;

Magee clinic conf. rm., 8 am (641-4956)

IISE Seminar

"Training Educational Administrators in People's Republic of China,"

James Mauch, Maureen McClure, Neil Timm and John Yeager, education;

5P22 FQ, noon-1:30 pm (648-1202)

Women's Studies Presentation

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America hosting six representatives of Frente Autentico del Trabajo, PCW Rm., Chatham., noon (471-8919)

HA&A Colloquium

"Carnegie Museum: Past, Present, Future,"

Richard Armstrong, director, Carnegie Museum of Art;

203 FFA, noon Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture "Complexity,"

Nicholas Rescher; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Medieval/Renaissance Studies Lecture

"Women's Visible Honor in Old French Romance,"

Nancy Vine Durling;

149 CL, 4:30 pm

Music on the Edge Concert

Tom Flaherty, cello, and Cynthia Fogg, viola;

FFA Aud., 8 pm (624-4125)


Blood Drive

FQ 1st fl. Galleria and 15th fl. conf. rm. BST, 7:45 am-1:30 pm (648-1478)

Women's Studies Lecture

"Feminist Historiography from Down Under,"

Bronwyn Dalley, New Zealand;

3P11 FQ, noon

Intercultural Bag Lunch

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

University Senate Meeting

WPU Assembly Rm., 3 pm

Linguistics Colloquium

"Building Verb Meanings,"

Beth Levin, Northwestern; 144 CL, 3 pm

Pathology Seminar

"Genetic Factors in Reproduction and Their Evolutionary Significance,"

Thomas Gill;

618 Scaife, 4 pm (648-1040)

Study Abroad Exchange Program

Open House 4G FQ, 4-5 pm (648-7413)

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Chloride Secretion Through the Pore of a Potassium Channel: It's All in the Driving Force,"

Daniel Devor;

1495 BST, 4 pm

Ctr. for Social History Panel Discussion

"History of Law in Russia, Indian, Yugoslavia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, England and the U.S. From Five Perspectives";

2K56 FQ, 4:30 pm

Health Management & Policy Lecture

"Acquiring and Deploying Capital in Integrated Health Care,"

James Cain, Cain Brothers;

GSPH Aud., 4:30 pm

SIS Lecture

"Who Really Owns Public Information?"

Anne Wells Branscomb, Harvard;

324 CL, 5-6 pm

Millennium Music Concert

"The Pilgrim's Way to Santiago";

FFA Aud., 7:30 pm


Study Abroad Coffee Hour 4G FQ, noon-1:30 pm (648-7413)

Ctr. for Research in Reproductive Physiology Lecture

"Spermatogonial Stem Cells: Possible Role of Telomerase,"

Martin Dym, Georgetown;

14th fl. conf. rm. BST, noon

Medical Ethics Lecture

"Palliative Care for End-Stage Dementia,"

Diane Meier, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine; Aud. 5 Scaife, noon-1 pm

Alzheimer Lecture

"Alcohol, Aging and Dementia: Neuropsychological Effects,"

Judith Saxton, psychiatry;

ADRC conf. rm. Montefiore, noon-1 pm

Women's Studies Lecture

"'Where the Sun Sets Crimson and the Moon Rose Red': Appalachian 19th Century Feuds,"

Kathleen Blee; 3P11 FQ, noon

Senate Computer Usage Lecture

"The Legality of Employer Monitoring of Employee Electronic Communications and the Discoverability of Such Information in Litigation,"

Richard Holmes, associate general counsel; LHAS Aud. Montefiore, 2-3 pm

Molecular Genetics/Biochemistry Seminar

"Unraveling the Mysteries of AIDS Dementia Using the SIV Model,"

Janice Clements, Johns Hopkins;

1295 BST, 3:30 pm (648-9570)

Chemistry Lecture

"Synthesis and Characterization of Alternative Nucleic Acids,"

Christopher Switzer, U. of Cal.;

Ashe Aud. Chevron, 4 pm

Geology/Planetary Science Lecture

"Industry Response to Environmental Problems,"

Rick Jacobs; 203 Thaw, 4 pm (624-8780)

Pgh. Bibliophiles Meeting

"Evolution of a Small Book Publisher,"

Nick Lyons, small press publisher; 272 Hillman, 7:45 pm (648-8191)


Medicine Grand Rounds Lecture

"Physician-Assisted Suicide,"

Diane Meier, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine;

lecture rm. 6 Scaife, 9 am

Pharmacology Seminar

"Mammalian Phospholipase D Genes: Studies on Regulation, Structure and Cellular Roles,"

Michael Frohman, SUNY;

1395 BST, noon (648-9400)

Human Genetics Seminar

"Molecular Population Genetics of Lipoprotein Lipase,"

Andrew Clark, PSU; A-115 Crabtree, noon-1 pm

Senate BPC Meeting

WPU Dining Rm. B, noon-2 pm

Chemistry Lecture

"Smart Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agents: When Seeing Is Believing,"

Tom Meade, Cal. Tech.;

Ashe Aud. Chevron, 2:30 pm

Anthropology Colloquium

"Models of Pre-Hispanic Maya Economy,"

Barry Isaac, U. of Cincinnati;

3D10 FQ, 3 pm

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Science as Social?–Yes and No," Susan Haack, Miami;

817R CL, 3:30 pm

Caribbean/Latin American Student Assn. Meeting

WPU Dining Rm. B, 6:30 pm (383-1134)


Johnstown Campus Workshop

"You Can Encourage Excellence,"

Jok Church, cartoonist; Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 8:30 am-2:30 pm (814-269-2083)

Survival Skills and Ethics Workshop

"Being a Trainee: From Survival to Success,"

Taft Broome, Howard U.; WPIC 2nd fl. Aud., 9 am-4 pm (To register: 648-7351)

WVU African Drum and Dance Ensemble Performance

Bellefield Aud., 7:30 pm (624-4125)


Concert Organist

John Becker, Pittsburgh Compline Choir;

Heinz Chapel, 8:30 pm


Biological Sciences Seminar

"Case Studies on the Relevance of Structure Based Drug Design to Practical Therapeutics: Inhibition of Carbonic Anhydrase, HIV Protease and Calcineurin," Manuel Navia, Vertex Pharmaceuticals;

169 Crabtree, 4 pm

Physics Colloquium

"A Biophysical Investigation of Blood: From Engineering the Hemoglobin Molecule to Tracking Lymphocyte Migration in a Live Animal,"

Chien Ho, biology;

7500 Wean Hall, CMU, 4:30 pm

Pgh. Chamber Music Society Concert

Guarneri String Quartet;

Carnegie Music Hall, 8 pm (624-4129)


Social Work/Child Development Workshop

"Defining Father Roles,"

Phil Washington, Washington Consulting and Training;

2017C CL, 9 am-4:30 pm (624-3711)

UPMC Lecture

"Practical, Prudent Habits of Managing Primary Pulmonary Hypertension";

1103 Scaife, noon (To register: 647-3430)

HA&A Lecture "History and Design of the Holocaust Museum,"

Barbara McCloskey;

203 FFA, noon Intercultural Bag Lunch Suite 500 Medical Arts Bldg., noon (383-1813)

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Quantization and Interpretation," Gordon Belot;

817R CL, 12:05 pm

Hispanic Languages/Literatures Lecture

"?Post-hegemonia? El Estado y los Estudios Culturales,"

John Kraniauskas, U. of London;

326 CL, 1-2:30 pm

Resume Workshop 2K56 FQ, 5-6:30 pm (648-7413)


SBDC Seminar

"New Market Opportunities: Attracting Consumers and Seniors with Disabilities,"

John Greeno and Kendra Duckworth;

Vocational Rehabilitation Ctr., 1323 Forbes, 8:30-11 am (To register: 648-1528)

Human Resources


"Understanding Investments and Diversifications";

WPU Kurtzman Rm., noon-1:30 pm and 5-6:30 pm (To register: 624-8068)

Study in Latin America

Open House 4G FQ, 4-5 pm (648-7413)

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"The Role of the Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory (StAR) Protein in the Production of Steroid Hormones,"

Douglas Stocco, Texas Tech.; 1495 BST, 4 pm


*Spring Term Registration Begins

REES Lecture

"Deviant Adolescent Behavior in Turn-of-the-Century Budapest,"

Sandor Vari, history;

3P11 FQ, 11:30 am

Chemistry Lecture

"Density Functional Theory as a Tool for Understanding Reactions and Catalysis,"

Mark Pederson, Naval Research Laboratory;

Ashe Aud. Chevron, 2:30 pm

Asian Studies Lecture

"Experiences With a Non-Profit Organization: The Asia Society–How They Do Things Differently,"

Cheryl Contreras, GSPIA;

4E51 FQ, 3 pm

Chemistry Lecture

"Organoimido Derivatives of Polyoxometalate Clusters,"

Eric Maata, Kansas State;

Ashe Aud. Chevron; 4 pm

Ph.D. Defense

School of Medicine

"Gene Transfer Approaches for the Treatment of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy,"

Randall Dean Learish;

Oct. 10, 1295 BST, 1 pm


"Nonperturbative Quark Dynamics in Diffractive Processes,"

Michael Pichowsky, physics and astronomy;

Oct. 15, 316 Allen, 10 am


"Massless Spin 3/2 Fields and Twistors,"

Jaideep Ghosh, physics and astronomy;

Oct. 16, 106 Allen, 12:45 pm


"User Testing of a Prototype Visualization-based Information Retrieval System,"

Sherry L. Koshman;

Oct. 17, 503 LIS, 3-5 pm


Johnstown Campus Exhibition

Allied Artists of Johnstown; Oct. 11–Nov. 17, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, UPJ History of Art & Architecture Dept.

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

through Oct. 20, University Art Gallery


Studio Theatre Production

"The Illegitimate Son,"

directed by Kyle Deise; Oct. 16-20 & 22-26, 8 pm; Sun. 2 pm,

Studio Theatre

CL (624-0933)

Deadlines Chancellor's Distinguished Public Service Awards

Nomination letters due by Oct. 18 to Beverly Harris-Schenz, 826 CL.

Chancellor's Distinguished Research Awards

Nomination letters due by Oct. 18 to George Klinzing, 801 CL.

Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Program

Grants for Study Abroad John G. Bowman faculty grant application forms can be obtained in 1209 CL and are due by noon, Dec. 2.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, Oct. 24. It will contain events of Oct. 24-Nov. 7. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. Oct. 17 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.

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