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August 31, 2006


Thursday 31

Immunology Seminar

“Licensing of Natural Killer Cells by MHC Class I in Mice & Humans,”

Sungjin Kim, WA U;

aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

Toastmasters Meeting

N727 Montefiore, noon (also Sept. 7, 14)

CIDDE Instructional Technology mCast

“Optical Character Recognition,”

Jae Shin; view at, 12:30 pm

Chemistry Seminar

“Probing the Molecular Structure of the Liquid-Liquid Interfaces,”

Petr Vanysek, Northern IL;

12B Chevron, 2:30 pm

Johnstown Campus Theatre Auditions

Studio Theatre, Pasquerilla, UPJ, 7 pm (814/269-7232)


Friday 1

TIAA-CREF One-on-One Counseling Sessions

4570 5th Ave., Suite 300,

8:30 am-4:30 pm (appointment: 877/209-3136); also Sept. 5, 7, 8 & 12

Saturday 2


vs VA; Heinz Field, 8 pm (tickets: 800/643-7488)

Monday 4

• Univ. closed in observance of Labor Day.

Tuesday 5

OIS Program

“PASSPORT to the University & the City”;

Dining Rm. A WPU, noon-1:30 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

2203 Sennott, noon

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Wednesday 6

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

“Pain Management in Orthopaedics,”

Jacques Chelly, anesthesiology; LHAS aud. Montefiore, 7-8 am

Toastmasters Meeting

L5 Clapp, noon (also Sept. 13)

Thursday 7

Immunology Seminars

“The Role of CD4 Help on the Generation & Maintenance of CD8 T Cells in Latently Infected Tissue,”

Gregory Frank;

“The Decision Between Tolerance & Immunity in Response to Two Tumor-Associated Forms of MUC1,”

Sean Ryan; aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

Senior Vice Chancellor’s Laureate Lecture

“Repeated DNA — Its Role in Virulence, Evolution & Cancer,”

Gerald Fink, Whitehead Inst. & MIT; aud. 6 Scaife, noon-1 pm (7-3555)

Office of Academic Career Development/Postdoctoral Assn. Workshop

“Maximizing Your Postdoctoral Success: An Orientation to a Full Academic & Social Life in Pittsburgh”;

1105 Scaife, 3-5 pm

Kuntu Repertory Theatre Workshop

7th fl. aud. Alumni, 6-9 pm (4-7298)

Latin American Studies Salsa Lessons

Galleria Posvar, 9:15-10:15 pm (also Sept. 14)

Friday 8

• Fall term add/drop period ends.

Small Business Development Ctr. Seminar

“The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”;

104 Mervis, 7:30-10 am (register: 8-1542)

Computer Science Lecture

“Tuscany: Economy-Based Service-Oriented Computing,”

John Wilkes, HP Labs;

5317 Sennott, 10:30 am

Pharmacology Seminar

“Drosophila as a Model System for Degenerative Diseases,”

Doris Kretzschmar, Oregon Health & Sciences U;

1395 BST, noon (3-7757)

Continuing Ed in Health Sciences/WPIC Mental Health Conference

“Pharmacology & Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Late-Life Anxiety Disorders & Anxious Depression: Clinical Applications of New Research Findings,”

Eric Lenze, psychiatry, Benoit Mulsant, U of Toronto & Julie Loebach Wetherell, UC San Diego;

2nd fl. aud. WPIC, 3-5 pm (register: 412/802-6917)

Psychology Colloquium

“Marital Behavior & Coronary Artery Disease: An Interpersonal View of Stress & Health,”

Timothy Smith, U of UT;

4127 Sennott, 3 pm (4-4500)

Saturday 9

Johnstown Campus Films/ Performance

“A Charlie Chaplin Film Festival,”

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra;

Pasquerilla, UPJ, 8 pm (tickets: 800/846-2787)

Monday 11

Central Blood Bank Blood Drive

Lower lounge WPU, 8 am-4 pm (to register: 4-7702)

Toastmasters Meeting

117 Mervis, 11:45 am

Magee/National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Info Session

Tower lobby conf. rm. Magee, 6-8 pm (register: 412/641-4492)

Tuesday 12

Central Blood Bank Blood Drive

1st fl lounge Victoria, 8 am-2 pm (to register: 4-7702)

Office of Research/NCURA Video Workshop

“Technology Transfer for the Research Administrator”;

S100A BST, 11:30 am-3:30 pm (4-7405)

UCIS Open Forum

2500 Posvar, noon-1 pm

Senate Community Relations Committee Meeting

2nd fl. conf. rm. Hillman, 3-5 pm

Wednesday 13

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Thomas Liu; LHAS aud. Montefiore, 7-8 am

Pathology Seminar

“Bench to Bedside — Novel Clinical Applications From Blood Group Research,”

Greg Denomme, Canadian Blood Services;

1104 Scaife, noon (8-1040)

Social Work Lecture

“”Musing on Globalization & Social Development,”

Shanti Khinduka, WA U St. Louis;

2017 CL, noon-1:30 pm (4-6304)

Toastmasters Meeting

L5 Clapp, noon

Senate Council Meeting

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Thursday 14

UPMC Educational Session

“Hearing Loss & Hearing Aids”;

EEI, 5-8 pm (register: 7-2030)

PhD Defenses


“The World Goes One Way & We Go Another: Movement, Migration & Myths of Irish Cinema,”

Dana Och;

Aug. 31, 501 CL, 11 am-2 pm


“Ghost Images: Representations of 2nd-Generation Memory in Contemporary Children’s Literature,”

Anastasia Ulanowicz;

Sept. 1, 526 CL, 11 am-1 pm


“Perception in Perspective,”

Susanna Schellenberg;

Sept. 1, 1001B CL, 2 pm


“Imaging the Role of the Caudate Nucleus in Feedback Processing During a Declarative Memory Task,”

Elizabeth Tricomi Shiflett;

Sept. 6, 4127 Sennott, 2:30 pm

Intelligent Systems

“Planning in Hybrid Structured Stochastic Domains,”

Branislav Kveton;

Sept. 7, 5317 Sennott, 10 am


Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Completed request forms due to G-39 CL by Sept. 15. (4-6147)

ADRC Seed Monies Grant

Email description to Steven DeKosky at & Leslie Dunn at by Sept. 18.

Johnson Award for Best Papers in Ethics & Accountability in Public Service

Papers due to 3913 Posvar or by Nov. 1. (8-1336)


Hillman Library

“Cowpen Bird,”

through Sept. 11;

“Marsh Wren,” Sept. 12-25;

Audubon exhibit case, ground fl. Hillman, M-Th 7:50 am-2 am, F 7:50 am-10 pm, Sat. 9 am-midnight, Sun. 10 am-2 am (8-7715)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Sept. 14. It will contain events of Sept. 14-28. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Sept. 7 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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