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January 25, 2018


Thursday, Jan. 25

University Library System Workshop
“Finding Funding: Resources and Opportunities for New Researchers,” Ryan Champagne and Robin Kear; G-49 Hillman Digital Library, 10 a.m. (Register: ULS event)

University Library System Workshop
“Zotero”; G-74 Amy Knapp Room, Hillman Library, 11 a.m. (Register: ULS event)

University Library System Workshop
“ETD”; G-49 Hillman Digital Library, 2 p.m. (Register: ULS event)

Humanities Center Lecture
“Biopolitics, Mobility and the Politics of Migrant Dispersal,” Martina Tazzioli, Swansea University; 602 Cathedral of Learning, 4:30 p.m.


Friday, Jan. 26

Senate Computer Usage Committee Meeting
717 Cathedral of Learning, 10 a.m.

Assessment and Teaching Conference
University Club, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Information: Teaching at Pitt)

Bioethics and Health Law Discussion
“Inclusive Education in Healthy Education: A Discussion With the Disability Studies Reading Group”; 1414 Cathedral of Learning, 11:30 a.m- 1 p.m.

Bioethics and Health Law Lecture
“Ethical and Policy Considerations and the Use of Biomedical Approaches to Preventing HIV Infection,” Jeremy Sugarman, Johns Hopkins Institute; A115 Public Health, Noon

Philosophy of Science Lecture
“Motivation for Non-standard Precise and Imprecise Probability,” Teddy Seidenfeld, Carnegie Mellon University, 817R Cathedral of Learning, 12:05 p.m.

Bioethics and Health Law Lecture
“Ethical Issues in HIV+ to HIV+ Solid Organ Transplants,” Jeremy Sugarman, Johns Hopkins Institute; Barca Law Building, Room 111, 1:30 p.m.

University Library System Workshop
“Protecting and Preserving Your Digital Life,” Miranda Nixon; G-49 Hillman Digital Library, 2 p.m. (Register: ULS event)

Pitt–Titusville Community Forum
A presentation regarding plans for the development of an education and training hub; Pitt–Titusville, Henne Auditorium, 3 p.m.

Woman in Computer Science Conference
“She Innovates”; School of Computing and Information Building, 3rd floor, 6 p.m. (through Jan. 28; Times and details: She Innovates)


Saturday, Jan. 27

Heinz Chapel Concert
Roger Zahab, violinist; Heinz Chapel, 8 p.m.


Sunday, Jan. 28

Heinz Chapel Concert
Bill Cunliffe, Jazz pianist; Heinz Chapel, 3 p.m.


Monday, Jan. 29

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Virtual Open House
Virtual online, All day through Feb. 2 (Register: Virtual online)

Teaching Center Workshop
“Writing Assignments: Design, Assessment and Feedback,” B23 Alumni Hall, 10 a.m. (Register: Teaching at Pitt)

Center for Creativity Open Mic Night
William Pitt Union, Nordy’s Place, 8:30 p.m.


Tuesday, Jan. 30

Spring Safety Fair
William Pitt Union, 11 a.m.

University Library System Workshop

“Copyright Survival Guide,” G-74 Amy Knapp Room, Hillman Library, 11 a.m. (Register: ULS event)

Philosophy of Science Lecture
“The Microstructure of Scientific Revolutions,” Simon DeDeo, Carnegie Mellon University, 817R Cathedral of Learning, 12:05 p.m.

Teaching Center Workshop
“Developing a Teaching Portfolio,” G74 Hillman Library, 1 p.m. (Register: Teaching at Pitt)


Wednesday, Jan. 31

Dickson Prize in Science
Carnegie Mellon University, Cohon University Center, Rangos 1 and 2, 4:30 p.m. (Details: DicksonPrize)

Center for Creativity Collider
“Tradition”; Hillman Digital Scholarship Commons, 7 p.m. (Information: C4C events)


Thursday, Feb. 1

Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Seminar
“FGFR4: A New Druggable Mediator of Endocrine Resistance in Breast Cancer,” Steffi Oesterrich, 1395 Biomedical Science Tower, Noon


Friday, Feb. 2

Teaching Center Workshop
“Developing a Teaching Philosophy Statement,” B26 Alumni Hall, 10 a.m. (Register: Teaching at Pitt)

WPIC Lecture
“Researchers on the Rise,” Stephen Smagula and Marta Pecina; WPIC Auditorium, Noon

University Library System Workshop
“Finding and Evaluating Spatial Data,” G-49 Hillman Digital Library, 1 p.m. (Register: ULS event)

Writers’ Café
“Science and Creativity,” Sam Pittman, author and Lillian Chong, Creative Science Program founder; 317B O’Hara Student Center, 3:30 p.m.

The Pitt Challenge Hackathon
University Club, 6 p.m. (also Feb. 3 at 7 p.m.; Register: Hackathon online form)


Sunday, Feb. 4

Heinz Chapel Concert
Shea Velloso, concert organist; Heinz Chapel, 3 p.m.


Monday, Feb. 5

Bioethics and Health Law Lecture
“Disabled Bodies and Genetic Enhancement: A Phenomenological Critique,” Tom Sparrow, Slippery Rock University; 501 Cathedral of Learning, 5:30 p.m.


Tuesday, Feb. 6

Teaching Center Workshop
“Teaching With Prezi,” B23 Alumni Hall, 9:30 a.m. (Register: Teaching at Pitt)

Pitt Advocates Brown Bag
O’Hara Student Center Ballroom, Noon (Information: Staff Council event)


Wednesday, Feb. 7

University Library System Workshop
“360 Video”; G-49 Hillman Library, Digital Scholarship Commons, 2 p.m.

Teaching Center Workshop
“Teaching Effectively With and Without PowerPoint,” B23 Alumni Hall, 2:30 p.m. (Register: Teaching at Pitt)


Thursday, Feb. 8

HR TIAA Information Session
“Updates to the Retirement Savings Plan”; O’Hara Student Center Ballroom, 10 a.m.

Teaching Center Workshop
“Qualtrics Online Survey System,” B26 Alumni Hall, 10 a.m. (Register: Teaching at Pitt)

Senate Research Committee Meeting
156 Cathedral of Learning, 1 p.m.

Teaching Center Workshop
“Political Diversity in the Classroom,” 211 David Lawrence Hall, 2:30 p.m. (Register: Teaching at Pitt)

UCIS/Global Legacies of 1968 Lecture
“The Ambiguous Consequences of a Failed Revolution,” Todd Gitlin, Columbia Univeristy; William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 4 p.m. (Information: UCIS events)



Arts and Sciences/Sociology
“The Representations of Indonesianness in Post-New Order Indonesia (1998-2016),” Suzanna Eddyono; Jan. 29, 2432 Posvar Hall, 3 p.m.

Medicine/Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology
“Structural Studies of Peripheral Membrane Proteins Involved in HIV-1 Infection and Propagation,”Rebecca Eells; Jan. 30, Carnegie Mellon, 8325 Wean Hall, 9 a.m.

The Adoption of Children: An Exploration of Islamic Law in the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia and How It Compares to the International Standards Set By The Hague Convention On The Protection Of Children And Co-Operation In Respect Of Inter-Country Adoption,” Ohud Alzahrani; Feb. 8, Barco Law Building, Cappy Room, Floor G, 1 p.m.

Arts and Sciences/Physics and Astronomy
“Exploring Nanoscale Spin Physics Using Single Spins in Diamond,” Kai Zhang; Feb. 9, 219 Allen Hall, 10 a.m.

Public Health/
Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
“Contraceptive and Family Planning Experiences, Priorities, and Preferences of Women with Serious Mental Illness,” Cara Nikolajski; Feb. 12, A638 Crabtree Hall, 9 a.m.



National Safety Council Interactive Exhibit
“Prescribed Death,” William Pitt Union, Nordy’s Place



UP Theatre
“Little Shop of Horrors”; Charity Randall Theatre, Feb. 8-18  (Time details: UP Stages)



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