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May 3, 2007


Thursday 3

TIAA-CREF Personal Financial Counseling Sessions

4570 5th Ave. Suite 300, 8:30 am-4:30 pm (also May 8-10 & 15-17;

appointment: 877/209-3136)

Immunology Seminar

“T. Cruzi Immune Evasion Mechanisms & Vaccination Strategies,”

Marianne Bryan;

“Mucins in Immune Regulation,”

Wern Su; aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

Friday 4

Greensburg Campus Children’s Literature Conference

Powers, UPG, 8 am-3:30 pm (724/836-7159)

Pharmacology Seminars

“Chemical Biology & Academic Cancer Drug Discovery,”

Michel Roberge, U of BC;

1395 BST2, noon (3-7757)

Senate Budget Policies Committee Meeting

501 CL, noon

Celebration of Remembrance

Tribute to those who donated their bodies to medical research; Heinz Chapel, 1:30 pm

Saturday 5

UPMC Mother-Daughter HPV Tea

Kristin Zorn & Kathleen McIntyre-Seltman, Magee;

Hillman Cancer Ctr. Shadyside Hospital, 11 am-1 pm (7-3555)

Johnstown Campus Commencement

Keynote speaker: Chancellor Mark Nordenberg;

Sports Ctr., UPJ, 2 pm (814/269-2080)

Sunday 6

• Residence halls open for summer term.

Monday 7

• Summer term registration period ends & classes begin.

Senate Council Meeting

2700 Posvar, 3 pm (4-6504)

Chemistry Pgh. Conference Lecture

“Nanoscience in Bioanalytical Chemistry 1: Fabrication & Biofunctionalization of Nanotube-Membrane Sensors,”

Charles Martin, U of FL;

12 Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

Tuesday 8

Chemistry Pgh. Conference Lecture

“Nanoscience in Bioanalytical Chemistry 2: Sensing & Single-Molecule Counting With Nanotube Biosensors,”

Charles Martin, U of FL;

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

Wednesday 9

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

“Throwing Shoulder in Professional Athletes,”

Patrick DeMeo, Allegheny General;

LHAS aud. Montefiore, 7-8 am

SAC Meeting

1175 Benedum, 12:15-2 pm

WPIC/Carnegie Library Lecture

“Diabetes & Depression,” Sara Fleet;

Carnegie Library, 6-8 pm (412/246-5566)

Thursday 10

ADRC Seminar

“The Process of Medication-Taking in Persons With Alzheimer’s Disease Living in the Community,”

Judith Erlen, nursing;

S439 Montefiore, noon-1 pm (2-2700)

Immunology Seminars

“Carbohydrate Antigens & Antibody-Based Protection Against Pneumocystis Carinii,”

Rekha Rapaka;

“The Monkey Business of Pneumocystis Colonization & Airway Obstruction,”

Timothy Shipley;

aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

Social Work/WPIC Seminar

“The Stepfamily Journey & Strengthening Stepfamilies,”

Elizabeth Einstein;

2017 CL, 6:30-8:30 pm (also May 11, 9 am-4 pm; 4-3711)

Friday 11

Bradford Entrepreneurship Lecture

“Building a Business From Start to Finish,”

Wade Myers;

Blaisdell, UPB, 9:30 am-4 pm (register: 814/362-5277)

Saturday 12

Johnstown Campus Alumni Assn. Dinner Dance

Living/Learning Ctr. Heritage, UPJ, 6 pm (reservations: 888/875-2586)

Monday 14

• Summer 4-week-1, 6-week-1, & 12-week sessions registration periods end & classes begin.

Tuesday 15

Senate Community Relations Committee Meeting

Hillman Library conf. rm., noon (8-1479)

Wednesday 16

• Summer 4-week-1 & 6-week-2 sessions add/drop period ends.

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Craig Mauro, LHAS aud. Montefiore, 7-8 am

Office of Child Development Family Support Pre-Conference

“Family Support: Exploration of National Trends, Challenges & Strategies”;

1 Smithfield St., Downtown, 11 am-4:30 pm (412/244-5358)

Thursday 17

Office of Child Development Family Support Pre-Conference

“Family Support: Exploration of National Trends, Challenges & Strategies”;

Westin Convention Ctr., Downtown, 7:30 am-4:15 pm (412/244-5358)

Office of Academic Career Development Postdoctoral Symposium

WPU Ballrm., 4-8 pm

Provost Inaugural Lecture

“Regional Perfusion Therapy & Oncolytic Vaccinia Virus,”

David Bartlett, medicine;

2500 Posvar, 4:30 pm (4-5750)

PhD Defenses


“Statistical Issues in Family-Based Genetic Association Studies With Application to Congenital Heart Defects in Down Syndrome,”

Yan Lin;

May 4, 109 Parran, 10:30 am

GSPH/Human Genetics

“Searching for Genetic Determinants for Sodium Lithium Countertransport, an Intermediate Phenotype for Essential Hypertension,”

Xiaojing Zhang;

May 8, A312 Crabtree, 9:30 am-noon

SHRS/Health & Rehabilitation Science

“Biomechanical & Physical Characteristics of Whitewater Kayakers With & Without Shoulder Pain,”

Craig Wassinger;

May 8, 4015 Forbes Tower, 2 pm


“Two Ways of Looking at Messiaen’s Vingt Regards sur l’enfant Jesus, With Baptism,”

Michael Stephens;

May 12, 302 Music, 9:30-11:30 am


“Landscape Description in Homer’s Odyssey,”

Benjamin Haller;

May 14, 1518 CL, 11 am


“Amidaji: Mortuary Art, Architecture & Rites of Emperor Antoku’s Temple,”

Naoko Gunji;

May 14, 104 FFA, 1 pm


Competitor Identification: Integrating the Characterization, Economic & Organizational Identity Perspectives,”

Tim Few;

May 16, 280 Mervis, 1 pm


Bradford Campus

“Urban Cowboy, the Musical”;

Bromeley Family Theater Blaisdell, UPB, May 8, 7:30 pm (814/362-7540)


Hillman Library

“Blue Bird” through May 7, “White-Crowned Sparrow”

May 8-21;

Audubon exhibit case, ground fl. Hillman, M-Th 7:50 am-10 pm, F 7:50 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. noon-9 pm

Barco Law Library

“Inside of a Few Square Blocks”;

through May 31, 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 (8-1376)

Hillman Library

“Letters, Photographs & Political Cartoons From Judge Anne X. Alpern’s Papers”;

through Oct. 1, Hillman, M-Th 7:50 am-10 pm, F 7:50 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. noon-9 pm


Office of Child Development Family Support Conference

Registration deadline May 4;

go to for more info. (412/244-5358)

Chancellor’s Affirmative Action Award

Nominations due to 1234 CL by May 4. (8-7860)

Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Completed request forms due to G-39 CL by May 18 for 4-week-1 & 6-week-1;

by June 1 for 12-week & term;

by June 15 for 4-week-2;

by June 29 for 6-week-2;

by July 13 for 4-week-3. (4-6147)

SAC Kennywood Picnic

Discounted tickets on sale at WPU box office for July 29 Pitt Day through July 27. (4-4236)

Idlewild & Sandcastle

Discounted tickets on sale at WPU box office through Aug. 30. (4-4236)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published May 17. It will contain events of May 17-31. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm May 10 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or email to

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