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March 6, 1997



Bloodborne Pathogen Training/Hepatitis B Vaccine

Benedum Aud., 9 am (624-9505)

Chemistry Colloquium

"Giant, Smart and Hardworking Molecules: Crystalline Colloidal Array Self Assembly Is a Motif for Creating Novel Optical and Chemical Sensing Devices," Sanford Asher;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 2:30 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Atomically Resolved Chemistry of Silicon Surfaces,"

Robert Hamers, U. of Wisc.;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 4 pm


Ctr. for Affective Disorders Program Including lecture

"Alzheimer's Disease: Advances in Our Knowledge and Therapy,"

Steven DeKosky; WPIC Aud., 10:30 am-noon (624-0750)

Pharmacology Seminar

"The Relationship Between Lipid Synthesis and Neuronal Growth,"

Anthony Futerman, Weizmann Inst. of Science, Israel;

1395 BST, noon

Chemistry Colloquium

"One- Two- and Three-Dimensional Arrays of Transition Metals Bridged by Organo-cyanide Radicals,"

Kim Dunbar, MSU;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 3 pm


Coaches Seminar "Enhancing Athletic Performance";

LHAS Aud. Montefiore, 8 am (To register: 578-3320)


* Classes resume

*Spring term deadline to withdraw from classes

KGSB Ctr. for Executive Education Seminar

"Customer Focus Management for Service Oriented Business";

and Mar. 11, 244 CL, 9 am-4:30 pm (To register: 648-1600)

KGSB Ctr. for Executive Education Seminar

"Finance & Accounting";

and Mar. 11 & 12, 208 CL, 9:30 am-4:30 pm (To register: 648-1600)

Black Faculty Forum Viewing/Discussion

"Shattering the Silences: Minority Professors Break Into the Ivory Tower,"

Beverly Harris-Schenz, vice provost for Faculty Affairs;

2P/M56 FQ, 2-5 pm (To register:648-1651)

HA&A Lecture

"Movo Artist as Social Critic: Cultural Anarchism in Interwar Japan,"

Gennifer Weisenfeld, Ctr. for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts;

203 FFA, 4 pm

Music Dept. Concert

St. Mary's College Women's Choir;

Heinz Chapel, 8 pm (624-4125)


Organization Development Workshop

"Introduction to Process Mapping";

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

CIS Workshop

"Getting Started With Windows 95 for the Novice";

402 Bellefield, 10-11 am (To register: 624-0830)

CIS Workshop

"Getting Started With Microsoft Word 7.0 (for Win95)";

402 Bellefield, 11 am-noon (To register: 624-0830)

CIS Workshop

"Creating Tables in WordPerfect 6.1";

1E01 FQ #2, noon-1 pm

HA&A Colloquium

"Precious Garbage: An Investigation of Andy Warhol's Time Capsules,"

Tara Reddy; 203 FFA, noon

CLAS Lecture

"Realidad y ficcion acerca de un personaje historico: Eva Peron,"

Marta Nesta de Taccetti, Autonomous U., Mexico;

1P56 FQ, noon.

CIS Workshop

"Mail Merge in WordPerfect 6.1";

1E01 FQ #2, 1-2 pm

CIS Workshop

"Formular Creation and Trouble-Shooting in Excel 5.0";

1E01 FQ, 2-3 pm

Faculty Assembly Meeting

1M56 FQ, 3 pm


"Eva Peron: The True Story";

1P56 FQ, 7 pm


Organization Development Workshop

"Supervisory Skills: Facilitating Improved Performance";

100 Craig, 9 am-5 pm (To register: 624-8046)

CIS Workshop

"Creating a Newsletter in Microsoft Word 6.0";

1E01 FQ #2, 9-10 am

KGSB Ctr. for Executive Education Seminar

"Supervision 2000";

and Mar. 13, 244 CL, 9:30 am-4:30 pm (To register: 648-1600)

CIS Workshop

"PowerPoint 4.0 Clip Art";

1E01 FQ #2, 10-11 am

CIS Workshop

"Getting Started With Unix";

1E01 FQ #2, 11 am-noon

Organization Development Lecture

"Parenting Young Children: Who's the Boss?"

Sherry Cleary, Child Development Ctr.;

WPU Dining Rm. A, noon-1 pm (To register: 624-8046)

Linguistics Colloquium

"Languages in the UK: English Only or English Plus?"

Colin Baker, U. of Wales;

144 CL, 3 pm

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Luminal ATP Receptors, Sodium Transport, and the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator,"

Doug Eaton, Emory U.;

Eye & Ear Inst. 5th fl. board rm., 4-5 pm

Ctr. for Biomedical Informatics Lecture

"TeleHealth and Pathology Informatics: An Integrated Transactional Workstation Model for Telepathology, Distance Education and Physician Productivity,"

Michael Becich, John Gilbertson and Eric Schubert, pathology;

G-100 Children's Hospital, 4-5:30 pm (647-7156)

Pulmonary/Allergy/Critical Care Grand Rounds Anthony Udewku, UPMC; Montefiore LHAS Aud., 5 pm (648-9206)

Joint Pitt/CMU Japanese Science/Technology Management Lecture

"Exporting Customer Service: A Retailer's Perspective,"

Rona Tison, Felissimo;

GSIA Rm. 151, CMU, 6:30-8 pm (To register: 433-5021)

Thursday KGSB Small Business Development Ctr. Program

"An Integrated Approach to SBIR and Technology Transfer Opportunities";

PAA Club, 8:15 am (To register: 648-1544)

CIS Workshop

"Getting Started With Pine E-mail";

1E01 FQ #2, 9-10 am

CIS Workshop "Getting Started With Netscape"; 1E01 FQ #2, 10-11 am CIS Workshop "Field Codes in Microsoft Word 6.0"; 1E01 FQ #2, 11 am-noon

Medical Ethics Lecture "The Four Principles of Bio-ethics & Postmodernism," Bradley Lewis, psychiatry;

Scaife lecture rm. 1, noon-1 pm

Education/KGSB Lecture

"Changing Education in the Slovak Republic," Jozef Papula, Comenius U., Slovak Republic; 5P22 FQ, noon-1 pm (648-2798)

REES Lecture

"Public Spheres in 18th Century Russia,"

Colum Leckey;

4E51 FQ, noon

Biostatistics Seminar

"A Simulation Study of Statistical Modeling With Neural Networks,"

Douglas Landsittel;

A-115 Crabtree, 2:30 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Block Polymer Quantum Wires and Quantum Blocks,"

Sam Jenekhe, U. of Rochester;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 2:30 pm

Women's Studies Round-table Discussion

"Un-authorized Voices: Women Writing and Publishing,"

Marilyn Hacker, poet;

501 CL, 3-5 pm (624-6485)

HA&A Distinguished Alumna Lecture

"From Crocuses to Cantilevers: Keeping Up Fallingwater,"

Lynda Waggoner, director of Fallingwater;

202 FFA, 4 pm

Women's Studies Poetry Reading

Marilyn Hacker, poet;

1P56 FQ, 7 pm


Classics Conference

"Representations of Philosophy in the Classical World"

"Peripatetic, Epicurean and Stoic Elements in 'The Aeneid',"

Alexander McKay, U. of Toronto;

2P/M56 FQ, also Mar. 15, 9 am (624-4494)

WPIC Lecture

"Adolescent Problem Behavior in Developmental Perspective,"

Richard Jessor; WPIC Aud., 10:30 am-noon (624-0750)

CIS Workshop

"Upgrade from Windows 3.1x to Windows 95";

402 Bellefield, 11 am-noon (To register: 624-0830)

Women and Development Conference

"Globalization and Women's Responses,"

through Mar. 16; 2K56 FQ, noon-8:30 pm (To register: 268-2880)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Control of Exocytosis: Studies in Adrenal Chromaffin Cells,"

Ronald Holz, U. of Michigan;

1395 BST, noon

Ctr. for Biomedical Information Symposium

"Information Technology and Health Sciences Education,"

Parvati Dev, Stanford;

Michael Ackerman, National Library of Medicine, and Steven Zeisel, U. of NC;

McCluskey Aud. Children's Hospital, 3-5 pm (To register: 647-7156)

Anthropology Colloquium

"Tour of the New 'Native American Hall' at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History,"

James Richardson;

meet at front desk, Carnegie Museum, 3 pm

Ctr. for American Politics & Society Lecture

"The Telecommunications Revolution in Electioneering: The Role of the Internet in the U.S. 1996 Campaign,"

David Farrell, Shorenstein Ctr.-Kennedy School of Government;

4R51 FQ, 3:15 pm

Music Colloquium

"On Marenzio, a Madrigal Cycle, and the Problems of Representation in Renaissance Music,"

Richard Freedman, Haverford Coll.;

132 Music Bldg., 4 pm

Caribbean/Latin American Student Assn. Carnival Dance

WPU Assembly Rm., 9 pm-2 am (383-1342)


Survival Skills & Ethics Workshop

"Life as a Professional";

WPIC 2nd fl. Aud., 9 am-4 pm (624-7098)

CLAS Concert

"Tropicalia Pra Sempra,"

with Jack Bishop and Ensemble Ac├║stico;

FFA Aud., 8 pm


Bach Cantatas Concert

Barry Bauguess and Robert Reider, natural trumpeters;

Elaine Goldsmith, soprano;

John Goldsmith, countertenor;

Nin Hiles, tenor, and Brent Stater, bass;

Heinz Chapel, 3 pm Monday

KGSB Ctr. for Executive Education Seminar


and Mar. 18, 208 CL, 9 am-4:30 pm (To register: 648-1600)

Women's Studies Lecture

"The Contemporary Feminist Movement in Central America,"

Sofia Montenegro, author; 2629 CL, noon.

Human Resources/TIAA-CREF Investor Workshop

"Looking Ahead to Retirement: Customizing Retirement Income";

WPU Kurtzman Rm., noon-2 pm or 5-7 pm (To register: 624-8068)

Senate Council Meeting 2P56 FQ, 3 pm

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Genetic & Biochemical Analysis of Mismatch Repair in Yeast,"

Eric Alani, Cornell;

169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Gaelic Arts Society

St. Patrick's Day Banquet PAA (To register: 338-0274)

Pgh. Chamber Music Concert

The Emerson Quartet and pianist Yefim Bronfman; Carnegie Music Hall, 8 pm (624-4129)


HA&A Colloquium

"Max Beckman: In His Own Image,"

Kristin Bauersfeld; 203 FFA, noon.

CIS Workshop "Getting Started With Home Page Creation (HTML)";

1E01 FQ #2, noon-1:30 pm

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Sounds Like Light: Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity and Mach's Work in Acoustics and Hydrodynamics,"

Susan Sterrett; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

CIS Workshop

"Mail Merge in Microsoft Word 6.0"; 1E01 FQ #2, 2-3 pm


Organization Development Workshop

"Time Records";

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

CIS Workshop

"Getting Started With PittCat";

1E01 FQ #2, 9-10 am

CIS Workshop

"Library Resources on the World Wide Web";

1E01 FQ #2, 10-11 am

CIS Workshop

"PowerPoint 4.0 Printing and Slide Show Setup";

1E01 FQ #2, 11 am-noon

Organization Development Lecture

"Do I Like the Kind of Parent I Am?"

Sherry Cleary, Child Development Ctr.;

WPU Dining Rm. B, noon-1 pm (To register: 624-8046)

History Lecture

"Comparing the Holocaust and Holocaust Survivors in Hungary and Romania, 1938-48,"

Tamas Stark, Inst. of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences;

3P11 FQ, noon

Organization Development Workshop

"ADA: Americans With Disabilities Act";

100 Craig, 1:30-3:30 pm (To register: 624-8046)

University Senate Panel Discussion

"W(h)ither Employee Health Benefits at Pitt";

WPU Ballroom, 3 pm

Asian Studies/Economics Seminar

"Decentralization, Reforms and Growth: Evidence From China,"

Yingyi Qian, U. of Stanford; 4P58 FQ, 3:30-5 pm

Ctr. for Biomedical In-formatics Lecture

"Tele-Psychiatry," Bruce Meltzer, psychiatric emergency services;

G-100 Children's Hospital, 4-5:30 pm (647-7156)

Pathology Seminar

"The Genetics of Hereditary Pancreatitis,"

Garth Ehrlich; 618 Scaife, 4 pm

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Structure-Function Studies of Recombinant Na/K-ATPase,"

Elmer Price, U. of Missouri;

Eye & Ear Inst. 5th fl. board rm., 4-5 pm

University Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert Soloist Sumi Lee, piano;

Bellefield Aud., 8 pm


CIS Workshop

"Library Resources on the World Wide Web";

1E01 FQ #2, 10-11 am

CIS Workshop

"Netscape Advanced Topics";

1E01 FQ #2 11 am-noon

History Lecture

"Regionalism and the Evolution of the Soviet Union,"

James Harris, U. of Chicago;

3P11 FQ, noon.

Alzheimer Lecture

"PET Studies of Neurotransmitter Functions in Alzheimer's Disease,"

Gwen Smith, psychiatry/radiology;

ADRC conf. rm. Montefiore, noon-1 pm (692-2700)

CIS Workshop

"Upgrade From Windows 3.1x to Windows 95"; 402 Bellefield, 1-2 pm (To register: 624-0830)

Society for Neuroscience Town Meeting,

"Brain Awareness Week"

"New Advances in Parkinson's Disease Research,"

Michael Zigmond, Ctr. for Parkinson's Disease;

"Surgical Restoration of Normal Brain Function,"

Dade Lunsford, nuerological surgery;

"Alzheimer's Disease: Causes and Treatment,"

Stephen DeKosky, Alzheimer's Disease Research Ctr.;

"Brain Rhythms," Robert Moore, neurology; Lawrence Hall, 7-9 pm (624-6995)

Jewish Studies Lecture

"The Bible as Myth and as History,"

Marc Brettler, Brandeis; 2K56 FQ, 8 pm

Ph.D. Defense


"Learning From the Privatization of the Social Security Pension System in Chile: Macroeconomic Effects, Lessons and Challenges,"

Alberto Arenas de Mesa, economics;

Mar. 11, 4P51 FQ, 4 pm


"A Study of Factors Influencing the Decision to Participate in a Cancer Control Clinical Trial,"

Linda Dudjak;

Mar. 12, MUH N739, 10 am-noon


"Empirical Analysis of Excess Returns in Foreign Exchange Markets,"

Heenam Choi, economics;

Mar. 14, 4A50 FQ, 9 am


HA&A Exhibit

"Nature as Muse: The Watercolor of Patricia Tobacco Forrester";

through Mar. 30, University Art Gallery, FFA, Tues. 10 am-4 pm, Wed.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat.-Sun. 1-5 pm (648-2406)


Music Score Submission

Music on the Edge is accepting scores to be considered for performance;

due by Mar. 15 to 210 Music Bldg.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, March 20. It will contain events of March 20-April 3. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. Mar. 13 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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