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May 15, 1997


Thursday 15

UPMC Annual Trade Fair

"Minority- and Women-Owned Minority Business Enterprises Trade Fair for the Health Care Industry";

Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, 8 am-4 pm (To register: 647-8576)

Bradford Campus

Public Health Video Colloquium

"Program II: Drug-Resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae";

Frame-Westerberg Commons Bldg. Special Dining Rm., UPB, 8:30-11 am (To register: 814-362-0990)

Bloodborne Pathogen Training/Hepatitis B Vaccine

GSPH Aud., 9 am (624-9509)

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"CD8+ CTL Subsets. Part II: Functional Analysis,"

Esi Lamouse-Smith, molecular genetics/biochemistry;

W995 BST, noon

Public Health Video Colloquium

"Program III: Foodborne Escherichia Coli 0157:H7";

G23 Aud. GSPH, 3:30-6 pm (To register: 624-8702)

Friday 16

KGSB Conference

"Contracting for Joint Ventures in China,"

Ronald Coase, U. of Chicago;

PPA, 8:30 am-4:15 pm (To register: 648-1582)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Maspin, a Tumor Suppressor Gene,"

Shijie Sheng, Harvard;

1395 BST, noon (648-9400)

Biostatistics Seminar

"The Estimation of a Dependence Parameter in Multivariate Failure Time Data,"

Amy Phelps;

A-115 Crabtree, 1 pm

Anthropology Lecture

"Why Is the Word 'Jew' Dirty? A Psychoanalytic Study of Antisemitic Folklore,"

Alan Dundes, U. of CA;

3D10 FQ, 3 pm

Bayer Inaugural Lecture

"Cascade Radical Reactions,"

Dennis Curran, chemistry;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 3 pm

Johnstown Campus Alumni Weekend

Through May 18;

Living/Learning Ctr., UPJ, 4 pm (To register: 814-269-1960)

Saturday 17

Johnstown Campus Performance

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra;

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 7 pm (814-269-7200)

Tuesday 20

CIS Workshop

"Windows 3.1: Getting Started";

1E01 FQ #2, noon-1 pm

CIS Workshop

"Word 6.0: Getting Started";

1E01 FQ #2, 1-2 pm

Wednesday 21

CIS Workshop

"Getting Started Creating a Web Page With Netscape Gold";

1E01 FQ #2, 10-11 am

CIS Workshop

"Word 6.0: Writing a Paper";

1E01 FQ #2, 11 am-noon

UPCI Seminar

"Evaluating Alternatives to Standard Cancer Treatment";

Rm. S780 Montefiore, 11:30 am-12:30 pm (624-2607)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Activation of c-Raf-1, a Complex Process,"

Zhijun Luo, Harvard; 1395 BST, noon (648-9400)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Med. Arts Bldg. Health Education Conf. Rm., noon (383-1813)

George F. Fetterman Pathology Lecture

"The Molecular Pathogenesis of Acute Leukemia,"

James Downing, St. Jude Children's Hospital;

Children's Hospital McCluskey Aud., 4 pm

Biomedical Annual Distinguished Speaker Seminar

"The Use of Differential Display to Detect Changes in Gene Expression,"

Arthur Pardee, Dana Farber Cancer Inst.;

L5/L6 Scaife, 4 pm (624-1313)

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Collagens: The Building Blocks of the Body's Scaffold,"

Christopher Niyibizi, Orthopaedic Surgery Musculoskeletal Research Lab;

E1495 BST, 4-5 pm

Thursday 22

CIS Workshop

"Windows 3.1 File Manager";

1E01 FQ #2, 11 am-noon

CIS Workshop

"Netscape: Getting Started";

1E01 FQ #2, noon-1 pm

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Mini-Conference

"From Inheritance of Acquired Characters to Adaptive Mutation,"

Lindley Darden, U. of MD;

"Memory Molecules: A Case Study in the Impact of Molecular Biology on the Neurosciences?"

Robert Olby; "Emile Zuckerkandl, Linus Pauling and the Molecular Evolutionary Clock,"

Greg Morgan; 817R CL, 1-3:30 pm (624-1052)

Friday 23

Pharmacology Seminar

"DNA Binding Site Selection by the Basic Motifs of Leucine Zipper Proteins,"

Jumi Shin, chemistry;

1395 BST, noon (648-9400)

Saturday 24

Reading English professor Lewis "Buddy" Nordan reads from his most recent work,

"Lightning Song"; Borders South Hills, 4 pm (835-5583)

Tuesday 27

CIS Workshop

"Customizing Web Pages With Lists, Links and Tables";

1E01 FQ #2, noon-1 pm

CIS Workshop

"Excel 5.0: Getting Started";

1E01 FQ #2, 1-2 pm

Wednesday 28

CIS Workshop

"WordPerfect 6.1 for Windows: Getting Started";

1E01 FQ #2, 10-11 am

CIS Workshop

"WordPerfect 6.1 for Windows: Writing a Paper";

1E01 FQ #2, 11 am-noon

UPCI Seminar

"Life After Treatment";

S780 Montefiore, 11:30 am-12:30 pm (624-2607)

Pathology Seminar

"Culture of Hepatitis C Virus,"

Stephen Strom;

618 Scaife, 4 pm


About the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Alice Walker, author;

Bellefield Aud., 7:30 pm

Thursday 29

Family Support Conference

Keynote speaker Charles Ballard, Inst. for Responsible Fatherhood and Family Revitalization;

Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, 8:30 am-4 pm (To register: 647-8257)

CIS Workshop

"Netscape News"; 1E01 FQ #2, 11 am-noon

CIS Workshop

"Getting Started Creating a Web Page With Netscape Gold";

1E01 FQ #2, noon-1 pm

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"The Role of CD72 in B Lymphocyte Development and Function,"

Jane Parnes, medicine; W995 BST, noon

CIS Workshop

"Windows 95: Getting Started for Windows 3.1 Users";

402 Bellefield, 1-2:15 pm (To register: 624-0830)

CIS Workshop

"Word 7.0: Getting Started";

402 Bellefield, 2:30-3:30 pm (To register: 624-0830)

Ph.D. Defense


"The Estimation of a Dependence Parameter in Multivariate Failure Time Data,"

Amy Phelps, biostatistics;

May 16, A115 Crabtree, 1 pm


"Social Statuses, Values and Attitudes Toward Inter-Gender Relationships: Cross-National and Ordered Logit Approach,"

Quansherg Shen, sociology;

May 19, 2G05 FQ, 3:30 pm


"The Effect of Instructional Intervention on the Methods of Collaborative Work With Elementary School Library Media Specialists by Pre-Service Elementary Classroom Teachers,"

Andrea Miller;

May 20, 501C IS Bldg., 9-11 am


"An Examination of the Role of Consumer Exploration in Intermarket Behavior,"

Kevin Roth; May 20, 359 Mervis, 1 pm


"Natural Language Processing of Visual Language for Image Storage and Retrieval,"

P. Bryan Heidorn;

May 21, 501 IS Bldg., 2-4 pm


"Influence of Hypotension on Posterior Pituitary Secretion,"

Jennifer Graham Schiltz, neuroscience;

May 23, A221 Langley, 11:30 am


"The Dopaminergic Innervation of the Medial Prefrontal Cortex: Influence on Subcortical Dopamine Systems and Response to Partial Injury,"

Deborah King Venator, neuroscience;

May 27, 2nd fl. Aud. LRDC, 10 am


Generations Together Art Exhibit

"Arts Across the Generations";

WPU Kimbo Gallery, through May 29, 11am-1 pm


ADRC Conference Registration

Register by May 24 to Kelli Verosky, Country Meadows Nursing Center, 3590 Washington Pike, Bridgeville 15017.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, May 29. It will contain events of May 29-June 12. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. May 22 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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