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July 26, 2007


Thursday 26

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Pitt-Bradford Open House

Community Education Council of Elk & Cameron Counties, 4 Erie Ave. Suite 200, UPB, St. Marys, noon-1 pm & 4-6 pm (814/834-9329)

Immunology Seminar

“Reversal of Type 1 Diabetes With Cell & Microparticle Therapeutics,”

Nick Giannoukakis;

Scaife aud. 5, noon (8-7050)

Friday 27

Endocrine Lectures

“Calcium Homeostasis” &

“Ricketts/Ostemalacia/Bone Histology,”

Andrew Stewart;

1195 Starzl BST, 8:30-10:45 am

Sunday 29

SAC Kennywood Day

Kennywood Park, 11 am

Tuesday 31

Vanguard Group Financial Presentations

Craig Hall 1st fl. meeting rm., 9 am-5 pm

(also Aug. 1, 21 & 22, 1-800/662-0106 ext. 14500 for appt.)


Thursday 2

Undergraduate Engineering Research Symposium

1175 Benedum, 10:30 am-2 pm (4-6718)

Immunology Seminar

“Pneumocystis & COPD: Lessons From Monkeys & Men,”

Alison Morris;

Scaife aud. 5, noon (8-7050)

Friday 3

Emergency Preparedness Exercise

CL, 8:30 am

Endocrine Lectures

“Shortness of Stature: Diagnosis & Therapy,”

Mark Sperling;

“PCOS/CAH: Diagnosis & Therapy,”

Selma Witchel;

1195 Starzl BST, 8:30-10:45 am

Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar

“Targeting Mediators of Cerebrovascular Regulation: The Role of Fatty Acids in the Pathogenesis of Stroke,”

Samuel Poloyac;

Scaife lecture rm. 6, noon

Monday 6

HSLS Workshop

“Finding Mental Measurement Tools,”

Ester Saghafi;

WPIC Library classrm., 10-11:30 am

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Patricia Weiss;

Falk Library CMC classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Tuesday 7

HSLS Workshop


Charles Wessel;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 10-11:30 am

Oakland Bicycle Planning Meeting

1105AB Scaife, 6:30 pm (412/255-2102)

Wednesday 8

OLLI Open House

CL 4th fl., 10-11:30 am (4-7308)

Entrepreneur Education Seminar

“Effective Personnel Management,”

Freida Williams, CMU;

John Wilds & Abdesalam Soudi, Pitt;

Wyndham Garden Hotel, 2 pm

Friday 10

Small Business Development Seminar

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

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

Endocrine Lectures

“Statistical Analysis: Introduction” &

“Clinical Statistics,”

Kristine Ruppert;

1195 Starzl BST, 8:30-10:45 am

Monday 13

Emergency Preparedness Exercise

BST3, 8:30 am; LRDC, 9:15 am

Tuesday 14

Emergency Preparedness Exercise

Benedum, 8:30 am; IS, 9:15 am

Wednesday 15

Emergency Preparedness Exercise

Chevron, 8:30 am;

Parran/Crabtree, 9:15 am

Pedestrian Safety Public Meeting

Brashear Association, 2005 Sarah St., South Side, 7 pm

Thursday 16

Emergency Preparedness Exercise

Alumni, 8:30 am; WPU, 9:15 am

HSLS Workshop

“Advanced PowerPoint Presentation,”

Megan McKeown;

Falk Library CMC classrm. 2, 9-11 am

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

Charles Wessel;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 10-11:30 am

UPMC Integrative Medicine Lecture

“Improve Your Quality of Life Through Mindfulness,”

Carol Greco;

580 S. Aiken Ave. Suite 310, Shadyside 5:30 pm (7-3555)

Friday 17

Emergency Preparedness Exercise

Salk, 8:30 am; Petersen, 9:15 am

Endocrine Lectures

“Cushing/Adrenal Imaging” &

“Pituitary Tumors/MRI of Pituitary,”

Sue Challinor;

1195 Starzl BST, 8:30-10:45 am

Sunday 19

Indian Nationality Room Festival

CL Commons Rm., noon-5 pm (412/828-2911)

Wednesday 22

•Residence halls open.

Thursday 23

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library CMC classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Freshman Convocation

Petersen, 3 pm

Friday 24

Small Business Development Seminar

“The 2nd Step: Business Planning Workshop”;

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

Endocrine Lectures

“Kidney Stones,” Andrew Stewart;

“Endocrine HTN: Pheochromocytoma,”

Frederick DeRubertis;

1195 Starzl BST, 8:30-10:45 am

Monday 27

•Fall registration period ends for all students.

•Fall term classes begin.

Tuesday 28

PACCM Joint Conference

Montefiore conf. rm. NW628, 11:30 am-1 pm

PhD Defenses


“Inventing a Universe: The Reading & Writing of Internet Fan Fiction,”

Juli J. Parrish;

July 26, 526 CL, 10 am

A&S/History & Philosophy of Science

“Equilibrium & Explanation in 18th-Century Mechanics,”

Brian Hepburn;

July 26, G28 CL, 1 pm


“Inference on Median Residual Life Function for Censored Survival Data,”

Hanna Bandos;

July 26, 109 Parran, 1 pm

GSPH/Human Genetics

“Genetic Architecture of Bone Strength Related Phenotypes: The Tobago Family Study,”

Xiaojing Wang;

July 30, A312 Crabtree, 10:30 am


“Narratives of Irony: Representation & Alienation in Carlyle, Eliot & Pater,”

Amy Lynn Cook;

July 30, 526 CL, 1 pm


“Three Essays on Sequential Auctions,”

Georgios Katsenos;

July 31, 4716 Posvar, 2 pm


“Coronary Arterial Dynamics & Atherogenesis,”

J. Scott VanEpps;

Aug. 1, Bridgeside Point Bldg. conf. rm. A; 12:30 pm

IS/Telecommunications & Networking

“Time-Synchronized Optical Burst Switching,”

Artprecha Rugsacharts;

Aug. 1, 522 IS, 2 pm

GSPH/Behavioral & Community Health Sciences

“This Is Tobago — Social & Cultural Influencers of HIV Infections in Tobago,”

Faith Brebnor;

Aug. 2, 109 Parran, 9 am


“Experimental & Computational Studies of Calcium-Triggered Transmitter Release,”

Soyoun Cho;

Aug. 2, A219B Langley, 11 am

Education/Instruction & Learning

“A Question of Questioning: A Study of High School Mathematics Teachers’ Ability to Identify & Create Questions that Support Students’ Understanding of Mathematics,” Mary Lou Metz;

Aug. 3, 5614 Posvar, 9 am

IS/Library & Information Science

“A Study of Information Fragment Association in Information Management & Retrieval Applications,”

Demetrios Ioannides;

Aug. 3, 502 IS, 9:30 am


“A Clinical Decision-Making Rule for Mild Head Injury in Children Less Than 3 Years Old,”

Jeanine M. Buchanich;

Aug. 8, A522 Crabtree, 3:30 pm


“Of Grace & Gross Bodies: Falstaff, Oldcastle & the Fires of Reform,”

Jeffrey H. Aziz;

Aug. 20, 526 CL, noon

GSPH Biostatistics

“Mediational Models With Multiple Outcomes in Cross-sectional & Longitudinal Models,”

Kang Sun;

Aug. 23, A662 Crabtree, 1 pm


“Second Language Sentence Processing: Is It Fundamentally Different,”

Guillermo Rodriguez;

Aug. 27, 2809 CL, 10 am

Education/Instruction & Learning

“The Impact of School-Wide Professional Development on Teacher Practices & Student Learning: A Case Study,”

Aimee Morewood;

Aug. 29, 5152 Posvar, 1 pm


Hillman Library

“Yellow-throated Vireo,”

through July 30 &

“Pewit Flycatcher,”

July 31-Aug. 13;

Audubon exhibit case, ground fl. Hillman (8-7715)


SAC Kennywood Picnic

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

Undergraduate Engineering Research Symposium

RSVP to Kim Wisniewski by July 30 (4-6718)

Idlewild & Sandcastle

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


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