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October 12, 2006


Thursday 12

CIDDE Elective CourseWeb Training Session

“Using Images in Your Course”;

B23 Alumni, 9-10:30 am (register: 8-2832)

FSDP Workshop

“Purchasing Fundamentals”;

342 Craig, 9am-3 pm (4-2728)

CIDDE Elective CourseWeb Training Session

“Using Audio & Video With CourseWeb”;

B23 Alumni, 10:30 am-noon (register: 8-2832)

EOH Seminar

“Mechanisms of Airway Mucus Secretion,”

Kenneth Adler, NCSU;

5th fl. conf. rm., 100 Tech Dr., noon-1 pm

Immunology Seminar

“Disruption of Pro-inflammatory Cytokines of the Innate Immune System,”

Martha Milton; “Modulation of Regulatory T Cell Function by Cytokines,”

Brendan Pillemer; aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

Mark A. Nordenberg Law/sychiatry Lecture

“Autonomy & Profoundly Mentally Disabled Persons,”

Norman Cantor, Rutgers;

Teplitz Court Rm. Law, noon-1 pm

UPMC Health Plan Lecture

“America on the Move in Pittsburgh: How Small Fitness Steps Make a Big Impact,”

John Jakicic, health & physical activity;

Schenley Park Visitor Ctr., noon

CIDDE Instructional Technology mCast

View at, 12:30 pm (also: Oct. 19 & 26)

UPMC Educational Session

“Hearing Loss & Hearing Aids”;

EEI, 12:30-3:30 pm (register: 7-2030)

Chemistry Seminar

“Bis-Amino Acids: A New Technology for Synthesizing Macromolecules With Designed Shapes,”

Chris Schafmeister;

12B Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“Robotic Geology Using Robots to Study the Geology & Biology of the Atacama Desert,”

David Wettergreen, CMU;

11 Thaw, 4-5 pm

Magee Reception/Talk

DeeDee Jonrowe;

zero level aud. Magee, 6:30 pm (412/641-4492)

Johnstown Campus Lewis W. Foy Lecture

Richard Macedonia, Sodexho;

J. Irving Whalley Chapel, UPJ, 7 pm (register: 814/269-2099)

Slavic Languages & Literatures/REES/Film Studies Film


Bellefield aud., 8 pm (412/624-9101)

Friday 13

Small Business Development Ctr. Seminar

“The 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”;

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

Family Medicine Grand Rounds

“Preparing the Personal Physician for Practice,”

Larry Green, 1105 Scaife; 8-9 am (3-2248)

CIDDE Elective CourseWeb Training Session

“Using Dreamweaver to Develop Web Media for Blackboard”;

B23 Alumni, 9 am-4 pm (register: 8-2832)

Board of Trustees Audit Committee Meeting

2700 Posvar, 11:15 am

IRB Workshop

“Genetics & Clinical Research: Issues to Consider,”

Lisa Parker, Robert Sweet & William Hogge;

aud. 5 Scaife, 12:30-1:30 pm (3-1149)

Anthropology Lecture

“What Did George Washington Really Look Like? The 1st Forensic Reconstruction of Our 1st President,”

Jeffrey Schwartz, anthropology & HPS;

3106 Posvar, 3 pm

Philosophy of Science Lecture

“Rational Belief & Reasonable Belief: A Ramseyian Distinction,”

James Joyce, U of MI;

817R CL, 3:30 pm

Mathematics Colloquium

Martin Feinberg, OSU;

704 Thackeray, 4 pm

Medieval & Renaissance Studies/UCIS/HA&A Lecture

“The Good, the Bad & the Ugly,”

Madeline Caviness, Tufts;

501 CL, 4 pm (4-5220)

Pitt Women’s Assn. Reception

Barco Library Law, 5:30-7:30 pm

Film Studies Film

“WR: Mysteries of the Organism”; FFA aud., 6:30-10 pm (412/624-9101)

Slavic Languages & Literatures/REES/Film Studies Film


Bellefield aud., 8 pm (412/624-9101)

Saturday 14

Women’s Studies Walk

“Strides Against Violence”;

Flagstaff Hill, Schenley Park, 9 am (412/431-5665)

CIDDE Expert CourseWeb Training Session

B23 Alumni, 10 am-noon (register: 8-2832)

Sunday 15

Bradford Campus Concert

“Anniversaries,” Southern Tier Symphony;

Bromeley Theatre Blaisdell, UPB, 3 pm (814/362-7500)

Heinz Chapel Choir Concert

Heinz Chapel, 3 pm (4-4125)

Toastmasters Meeting

N727 Montefiore, 6 pm (also: Oct. 19 & 26)

Choral Prayer Compline Concert

John Morabito; Heinz Chapel, 8:30 pm

Monday 16

CIDDE Elective CourseWeb Training Session

“Instructional Design Workshop for CourseWeb”;

B23 Alumni, 10-11:30 am (register: 8-2832)

Toastmasters Meeting

104 Mervis, 11:45 am (also: Oct. 23)

Latin American Studies Lecture

“From Voters to Moral Guardians: Women & Populism in Latin America,”

Ximena Sosa-Buchholz, MO Southern St. U;

4130 Posvar, noon (8-7392)

Race & Social Problems Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Lecture

“Race, Ethnicity & Divorce in the United States: What Do We Know?”

Megan Sweeney, UCLA; 2017 CL, noon-1:30 pm

Physics/CMU Colloquium

“Spin-Based Quantum Information Processing in Diamond,”

Fedor Jelezko, U of Stuttgart;

102 Thaw, 4:30 pm

Asian Studies/CMU Film

“Train Man”;

McConomy Aud., CMU, 7 pm (4-4923)

Tuesday 17

FSDP Workshop

“Protecting Intellectual Property: Patents & Copyrights,”

Marc Malandro, Carolyn Weber & Dan Bates;

342 Craig, 9-11 am (4-2728)

Toastmasters Meeting

2203 Sennott, noon (also Oct. 24)

Philosophy of Science Talk

“Gauge Principle: Physically Vacuous,”

Antigone Nounou, U of MN;

817R CL, 12:05 pm (4-1052)

CIDDE Intensive Standard CourseWeb Training Session

B23 Alumni, 1-5 pm (register: 8-2832)

Inst. on Aging Poster Day

“Celebrating Research on Aging, Building Collaborations for the Future”;

Assembly Rm. WPU, 3-6 pm (4-0372)

Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

“What Agents Have Taught Us,”

J. Harry Evans, business;

2500 Posvar, 4 pm (4-5750)

Engineering/ASME Forum

“Technology Developments for Nuclear Codes & Standards”;

lower lounge WPU, 6:30-8:30 pm (212/591-7075)

Wednesday 18

• Campus dining canned food drive at Litchefield Towers.

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Christopher Baker; LHAS aud. Montefiore, 7-8 am

Engineering/ASME Forum

“Technology Developments for Nuclear Codes & Standards”;

1175 Benedum, 8 am-noon (212/591-7075)

FSDP Workshop

“Immigration Services: J-1/J-2 Scholar Visa Classifications,”

Betta Risa & Elizabeth Leibach;

342 Craig, 9 am-noon (4-2728)

SAC Fall Assembly Market Place

Ballrm. WPU, 11 am-3 pm (4-4236)

Film Studies Lecture

“Changing Notions of Realism in Primetime Russian TV Drama,”

David MacFadyen;

501 CL, noon

OIS Program

“PASSPORT to Cultural Adjustment”;

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

Pathology Seminar

“Glomerular Filtration Barrier Failure: A Molecular Perspective,”

Matthias Kretzler, U of MI;

1105 Scaife, noon (8-1040)

Religious Studies Colloquium

“Wars With the Lord? Marketing Gersonides in Sixteenth-Century Italy,”

Adam Shear; 2628 CL, noon

Women’s Studies Lecture

“Intimacy as Part of Nursing: Distinctions Between Harm & Care,”

Lisa Huebner, sociology;

2201 Posvar, noon (4-6485)

Toastmasters Meeting

L5 Clapp, 12:15 pm (also: Oct. 25)

CIDDE Blackboard Technology mCast

View at, 12:30 pm (also: Oct. 25)

Global Studies Lecture

Jeffrey Laurenti, Century Foundation;

4130 Posvar, 1 pm

Engineering/ASME Forum

“Technology Developments for Nuclear Codes & Standards”;

PAA, 1:30-6 pm (also Oct. 19, 8 am-4:30 pm; 212/591-7075)

Postdoctoral Professionalism Lecture

“You Only Get What You Negotiate: A Negotiations Workshop for Early-Career Investigators,”

Marick Masters, business & Jared Simmer, Piedmont Private Adjunction Ctr.;

S120 BST, 3-5 pm

Chemistry Bayer Lecture

“From Matter to Life: Chemistry,”

Jean-Marie Lehn, Collège de France; 12 Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

English/Pitt News Panel Discussion

“How to Get an Internship in the Media-PR World: Meet the Professionals”;

Kurtzman Rm. WPU, 7:30-9:30 pm (8-7842)

Univ. Symphony Orchestra Concert

Bellefield aud., 8 pm (4-4125)

Pgh. Contemporary Writers Reading

“You Remind Me of Me,”

Dan Chaon, novelist;

FFA aud., 8:30 pm (4-6506)

Thursday 19

FSDP Workshop

“Compensation: More Than a Paycheck!”;

342 Craig, 9 am-noon (4-2728)

Chemistry Bayer Lecture

“From Supramolecular Chemistry to Constitutional Dynamic Chemistry,”

Jean-Marie Lehn, Collège de France;

12B Chevron, 9:30 am (4-8200)

ADRC Seminar

“Cognitive Variability,”

Laura Lavery, Benedum Geriatrics Ctr.;

ADRC conf. rm. Montefiore, noon-1 pm (412/692-2700)

Bioethics & Health Law/Social Work Norman J. & Alice Chapman Rubash Lecture

“The Fight for Universal Health Coverage in America,”

Ronald Pollack, Families USA;

Teplitz Courtrm. Law, noon-1 pm (8-1320)

Immunology Seminar

“CD8+ T Cell Responses to EBV in Solid Organ Transplant (SOTx) Patients,”

Diana Metes;

aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

UPMC Health Plan Lecture

“How to Build a Weight-Loss Toolbox,”

Madelyn Fernstrom & Melinda Parker, Weight Management Ctr.;

Schenley Park Visitor Ctr., noon

CIDDE Self-Instructional CourseWeb Training Session

B23 Alumni, 2-4 pm (register: 8-2832)

Senate Fall Plenary Session

“Fostering Mentoring for Sustaining Organizational Vitality,”

keynote speaker: Jeannette South-Paul, medicine;

Patricia Beeson, vice provost for graduate & undergraduate studies, Cecil Blake, Africana studies, John Weidman & Consuella Lewis, higher education management;

Assembly Rm. WPU, 2-5 pm

Film Studies Colloquium

“The Meaning of Monsters: Genre, Gender & Generation in Horror Fandom,”

Richard Pieto; 104 Lawrence, 5:30-7:30 pm

Slavic Languages & Literatures/REES/Film Studies Film

“A Manly Upbringing”;

Bellefield aud., 8 pm (412/624-9101)

Friday 20

Small Business Development Ctr. Workshop

“SBIR/STTR: The Basics,”

Paul Petrovich;

104 Mervis, 8-11 am (8-1542)

Book Ctr. Meet & Speak

“A Wealth of Family: An Adopted Son’s International Quest for Heritage, Reunion & Enrichment,”

Thomas Brooks, author;

Book Ctr., noon (8-1453)

CIDDE Workshop

“Developing a Course,”

Joanne Nicoll;

815 Alumni, noon-1:30 pm

FSDP Workshop

“Interviewing & Resume Writing,”

Cheryl Ruffin & Tiffany Cafaro;

342 Craig, noon-1:30 pm (4-2728)

Film Studies Film

“Masculinity & War”;

1501 Posvar, 6:30 pm

Allegheny Observatory Lecture

“Exploring the Standard Model of Particle Physics,”

Adam Leibovich, physics & astronomy;

Allegheny Observatory, Riverview Park, North Side, 7:30 pm

Slavic Languages & Literatures/REES/Film Studies Film

“The Son”;

Bellefield aud., 8 pm (412/624-9101)

Saturday 21

Survival Skills & Ethics Workshop

“Job Hunting”;

lecture rm. 2 Scaife, 9 am-3 pm (register: 412/578-3716)


vs. Rutgers; Heinz Field, TBA

GSPH Biostatistics Seminar

Sanat Sarkar, Temple;

A115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Sunday 22

• Freshman family weekend through Oct. 22. (See schedule on page 19.)

• Homecoming through Oct. 22.

Latin American Studies Concert

James Welch, Santa Clara U;

Heinz Chapel, 4 pm

Choral Prayer Compline Concert

Christopher Pardini;

Heinz Chapel, 8:30 pm

Monday 23

CIDDE Elective CourseWeb Training Session

“Introduction to HTML”;

B23 Alumni, 10 am-noon (register: 8-2832)

Biological Sciences Seminar

“Regulation of Wnt/Wingless Secretion & Signaling by Sprinter,”

Erica Selva, U of DE;

169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Physics/CMU Colloquium

Peter Zoller, U of Innsbruck;

102 Thaw, 4:30 pm

Drue Heinz Lecture

Bill Bryson;

Carnegie Music Hall, 7:30 pm (tickets: 412/622-8866)

Tuesday 24

FSDP Workshop

“Time & Attendance Record Keeping,”

Aynsley Diemert & Jennifer Beu;

342 Craig, 9-10:30 am (4-2728)

Pharmacy Distinguished Lecture

“The Nuclear Receptor Paradigm: Hormone-Dependent Control of Reproduction & Metabolism,”

David Mangelsdorf, U of TX-Southwestern;

456 Salk, noon-1 pm (8-9941)

REES Lecture

“Terrorism & Subjectivity in the Recent Films of Karen Shakhnazarov,”

Gerald McCausland, Slavic languages & literatures;

4217 Posvar, noon (8-7407)

Senate Plenary Workshop

“Graduate Student Mentoring: Student & Faculty Perspectives,”

Consuella Lewis, Corinne Gibson & Meghan Murphy, education;

4127 Sennott, noon-1:30 pm

Philosophy of Science Talk

“Rational Analyses & Approximation in Cognitive Science,”

David Danks, CMU;

817R CL, 12:05 pm (4-1052)

CIDDE Intensive Standard CourseWeb Training Session

B23 Alumni, 1-5 pm (register: 8-2832)

CIDDE Book Discussion

Gary Stoehr, pharmacy;

815 Alumni, 3:30-5 pm (register: 8-2832)

REES/Int’l Studies Living Learning Community Lecture

“HIV/AIDS in the Russian Federation 2004-2025,”

Richard Day, infectious disease & microbiology, GSPH;

ISLLC lounge, 9-10 pm

Wednesday 25

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Franklin Chou; LHAS aud. Montefiore, 7-8 am

CIDDE Expert CourseWeb Training Session

B23 Alumni, 9-11 am (register: 8-2832)

FSDP Workshop

“Immigration Services: H-1B/H-4 Visa Classifications,”

Betta Risa & Elizabeth Leibach;

342 Craig, 9 am-noon (4-2728)

Pathology Seminar

“Core Binding Factor & the Pathogenesis of Acute Leukemias,”

Mondira Kundu, Penn;

1105 Scaife, noon (8-1040)

Women’s Studies Lecture

“Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Resource for Transnational Education,”

Sonia Slutzki, Attack Theatre;

2201 Posvar, noon (4-6485)

GSPH Katherine M. Detre Lecture

“Looking Backwards & Forwards: Some Methodological Battles in Randomized Clinical Trials,”

Janet Witts; A115 Crabtree, 3 pm

CIDDE Book Discussion

Laurel Roberts, biological sciences;

815 Alumni, 3:30-5 pm (register: 8-2832)

Chemistry Kaufman Lecture

“Radicals, Reactive Intermediates & Transition States: Spectroscopy Along a Reaction Coordinate,”

Carl Lineberger, U of CO;

12 Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

SIS/Johnson Inst. for Responsible Leadership Lecture

“In Pursuit of the Public Interest,”

Carol Lewis, U of CT;

Bigelow Rm. PAA, 4:30 pm

Thursday 26

• Spring term registration & add/drop period begins.

FSDP Workshop

“Beyond Regulations: Cross-Cultural Awareness & Understanding,”

Janine Fisher & Sha Zhao;

342 Craig, 9 am-noon (4-2728)

CIDDE Elective CourseWeb Training Session

“Copyright Issues”;

B23 Alumni, 10-11:30 am (register: 8-2832)

Survival Skills & Ethics Lunch

“Grants From Disease-Related Foundations,”

Robert Bowser, cellular & molecular pathology;

S100 BST2, noon-1:30 pm (register: 412/578-3716)

UPMC Health Plan Lecture

“Diabetes: The Emerging Epidemic,”

Linda Siminerio, Pitt Diabetes Inst.;

Schenley Park Visitor Ctr., noon

Chemistry Kaufman Lecture

“The Cage Effect Revisited: Time-Resolved Dynamics With Partially Solvated Anions,”

Carl Lineberger, U of CO;

12B Chevron, 2:30 pm (4-8200)

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“What’s It Tuya: Subglacial Volcanoes in Northern British Columbia, Canada,”

Barry Cameron, U of WI-Milwaukee;

11 Thaw, 4-5 pm

Global Studies Movie/Panel Discussion

“The Last Best Chance,” Matt Martin, Global Solutions Pgh. & Ira Shor, Physicians for Social Responsibility;

1501 Posvar, 7 pm (4-2918)

Slavic Languages & Literatures/REES/Film Studies Film


Bellefield aud., 8 pm (412/624-9101)

PhD Defenses


“Mechanisms of Extracellular Matrix Remodeling,”

Thomas Gilbert;

Oct. 20, 5th fl. boardrm. Cellomics, 1 pm

Education/Instruction & Learning

“Lesson Planning as a Vehicle for Developing Pre-Service Secondary Teachers’ Capacity to Focus on Students’ Mathematical Thinking,”

Elizabeth Hughes;

Oct. 20, 5152 Posvar, 1:30 pm

Education/Instruction & Learning

“Instructional Practices of Secondary Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers,”

Jennifer Mossgrove;

Oct. 23, 5152 Posvar, 10 am


Johnstown Campus President’s Staff Awards for Excellence in Service to the Community

Nominations due to Judi McGuirk, 157 Blackington, by Oct. 13. (814/269-7043)

Inst. for Entrepreneurial Excellence Big Idea Competition

Applications due to the Inst. for Entrepreneurial Excellence by 3 pm Oct. 16. (8-1542)

Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service Awards

Nomination letters due to Andrew Blair at 826 CL by Oct. 23.

Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Awards

Nomination letters due to George Klinzing at 826 CL by Oct. 23.

A&S Tina & David Bellet Teaching Excellence Award

Nomination letters due to 140 Thackeray by Oct. 31.

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

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


Pitt Repertory Theatre

“Nocturnal Wanderer”;

Oct. 12-14 at 8 pm, Oct. 14 & 15 at 2 pm, Studio Theatre CL (tickets: 4-7529)

Pitt Repertory Theatre

“After Ever After”;

Oct. 18-21 at 7:30 pm, Oct. 21 & 22 at 2 pm, Henry Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial (tickets: 4-7529)

Kuntu Repertory Theatre Production

“In the Midnight Hour”; Oct. 19-Nov. 4, Th-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 4 pm, 7th fl. aud. Alumni (4-7298)

Johnstown Campus Alumni Assn. Dinner Theatre


Oct. 20 at 6 pm, Living/Learning Ctr. Heritage & studio theatre Pasquerilla, UPJ

Theatre Arts Production

“Mrs. Shakespeare, Will’s First & Last Love,”

by Yvonne Hudson; Oct. 20 at 7 & 8 pm, 144 CL (4-0933)


Hillman Library

“Blue Jay,” through Oct. 23;

“Canada Warbler,” Oct. 24-Nov. 6;

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)

Univ. Art Gallery

“From Pavement to Paradise: The Urban Revolution of Schenley Plaza”

through Oct. 21;

Univ. Art Gallery FFA, M-Sat 10 am-4 pm, Th until 8 pm

Barco Law Library

“Artistic Visions”;

through Nov. 3, Barco Law Library, M-Th 7:30 am-11:45 pm, F 7:30 am-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-8 pm, Sun. 10 am-11:45 pm (412/648-1376) (8-2423)

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