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April 3, 2008


Thursday 3

Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar

“Harnessing the Power of Self-Assembly in Synthetic Nanostructures,”

Alan Russell;

6014 BST3, 11 am

ADRC Lecture

“Reducing Stress & Sleep Disturbances in Caregivers of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease,”

Martica Hall;

S439 Montefiore, noon (2-2700)

CIDDE Workshop

“Planning & Evaluating Online Discussions,”

Carol DeArment;

815 Alumni, noon-1:30 pm (3-9729)

Endocrine Conference

“Molecular Culprits of Diabetic Dyslipidemia,”

Henry Dong;

1195 Starzl BST, noon

Epidemiology Seminar

“Neuroepidemiological Approaches to Mobility Impairment in the Oldest Old,”

Caterina Rosano;

A115 Crabtree, noon

HR Workshop

“Resume Writing & Interviewing Skills,”

Cheryl Ruffin & Kannu Sahni;

342 Craig, noon-1:30 pm

HSLS Lunch With a Librarian

“EndNote vs. RefWorks: Which Should I Use?”

Ahlam Saleh;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon

Immunology Seminar

“Pro-inflammatory Tachykinins Activate PI3K-Akt Signaling Pathway to Promote Dendritic Cell Survival,”

Brian Janelsins, dermatology;

Scaife aud. 5, noon (3-9737)

Poetry Reading/Book Signing

Jan Beatty;

Book Center, noon (3-2493)

UCIS Lecture

“The Relevance of Homeland Security Issues in the EU-US Relationship,”

Durante Rapacciuolo;

4130 Posvar, noon (8-8517)

GSPH Biostatistics Seminar

“Probability of Detecting Disease-Associated SNPs in Case-Control Genome-Wide Association Studies,”

Mitchell Gail, National Cancer Institute;

A115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Chemistry Seminar

“Structural & Functional Genomics of Microbial Resistance to the Antibiotic Fosfomycin,”

Richard Armstrong, Vanderbilt;

12A Chevron, 4 pm

Black History Conference

“Crossroads of the World: 250 Years of African-American History in Greater Pgh.”;

20th Century Club & WPU, 4-6:30 pm (also April 4, 10 am-4 pm & April 5, 10:30 am-2 pm (717/783-9871)

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“The Stratigraphy & Paleoecology of the Chesapeake Bay & Watershed,”

Grace Brush, Johns Hopkins;

203 Thaw, 4 pm

Cultural Studies Lecture

“The Aesthetic Value of the Sublime,”

Patrizia Lombardo, U of Geneva;

149 CL, 5 pm

Medical History Society Ravitch History of Medicine Lecture

“Too Shocking for Public Perusal: Public Accessibility to a Surgeon’s Record,”

Peter Warren;

Scaife aud. 5, 6 pm (8-8927)

Friday 4

Rheumatology Grand Rounds

“4-1BB Ligand Promotes Sustained TNF Production in Toll-Like Receptor-Mediated Innate Immune Response,”

Young Jun Kang;

S712 Starzl BST, 8 am

UCIS/Latin American Cultural Studies Conference

“Narco-Epics Unbound: New Narrative Territories, Affective Aesthetics & Ethical Paradox,”

PAA Club & FFA, 9 am-9 pm, (also April 5)

HR Workshop

“Listening Under Pressure,”

David Morris;

342 Craig, 9-11 am

Endocrine Conference

“Macronutrient & Energy Balance in Obesity,”

Dennis Bier;

1195 Starzl BST, 9:30 am

Human Genetics Li Memorial Lecture

“Predictive Genetic Tests for Complex Disease,”

Robert Elston, Case Western Reserve;

A115 Crabtree, noon (4-9951)

Pharmacology Seminar

“Atypical PKC Signaling in Lung Cancer,”

Alan Fields;

1395 Starzl BST, noon (3-7757)

HPS Lecture

“Beyond Simplicity: Integrative Knowledge in a Complex World,”

Sandra Mitchell;

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

UCIS Workshop

“Information Transformation in Africa: Indigenous Knowledge, Information & Communications Technologies & Libraries,”

1700 Posvar, 4 pm (also April 5 at 2 pm, 8-2058)

Korean Film Festival

“The King & the Clown”;

4130 Posvar, 6 pm (4-5562)

German Cinema on the Edge

“Vier Minuten”;

Bellefield Hall aud., 7 pm (4-9101)

Saturday 5

Continuing Dental Education Seminar

“Results of Periodontal Systemic Research & Its Impact on Current Dental Practice,”

Casey Hein & Ray Williams;

2148 Salk, 8:30 am-1 pm

German Cinema on the Edge

“Wohnkomplex” & “Yella”;

Bellefield Hall aud., 7 pm (4-9101)

Sunday 6

Women’s Choral Ensemble Concert

Heinz Chapel, 3 pm (4-4125)

Monday 7

Women’s Studies/CMU Lecture

“Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Want,”

Linda Babcock, CMU;

103 Margaret Morrison Breed, CMU, 5:30 pm (

Music Honors Recital

Bellefield Hall aud., 8 pm (4-4125)

Tuesday 8

CTSI Research Seminar

“CTSI Participant & Clinical Interactions Resources Overview,”

Daniel Buysse;

Montefiore 7th fl. aud., 8-9:30 am (8-9114)

Faculty & Staff Blood Drive

WPU Lower Lounge, 8 am-4 pm & Victoria 1st fl. lobby, 8 am-2 pm (register:

HR Workshop

“Basics of Excellence in Professional Writing,”

Beth Newborg;

342 Craig, 9 am-noon

HSLS Workshop

“The WOW Factor: Creating Posters With PowerPoint,”

Sam Lewis;

WPIC Library classrm., 10 am

Vaccine Research Seminar

“Emerging Role of PET/CT in Infection & Inflammation Imaging,”

Jonathan Carney;

6014 BST3, noon

CRSP Lecture

“The Experiences of Black Fathers With Low Incomes,”

Ronald Mincy, Columbia;

2017 CL, noon-1:30 (4-7382)

Pharmacy Lecture

“Improving Medication Safety Using Information Technology,”

David Bates;

355 Salk, noon

Health Services Research Seminar

“Economic Evaluation of Standing Order Programs to Increase Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates in Hospitalized Elderly,”

Chyongchiou Lin & Donald Middleton;

305 Parkvale, noon


“The Mysterious Role of Stromal Cells in the Liver-Transplant Tolerance, Hepatitis, Healing & Hepatome,”

Lina Liu;

Hillman Cancer Ctr., Cooper Conf. Ctr. BC, noon

HPS Lecture

“Bell-Type Correlations: The Hidden Causal Picture Reassessed,”

Soazig Le Bihan, IL Inst. of Tech.;

817R CL, 12:05 pm

Senate Community Relations Committee Meeting

272 Hillman, 1 pm

Labor Lecture

“International Labor Solidarity: Using International Law to Defend the Rights of U.S. Workers,”

Benedicto Martinez Orozco;

113 Barco, 6-7:30 pm (412/471-8919)

Wednesday 9

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds


Joshua Schkrohowsky;

Montefiore 7th fl. aud., 7 am

Clinical Oncology Grand Rounds

“Prostate Cancer Update 2008,”

Anthony D’Amico;

UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Herberman Conf. Ctr., 2nd fl. aud., 8 am

HR Workshop

“International Admissions,”

George Kacenga;

342 Craig, 9 am-noon

HSLS Workshop

“Searching PsycINFO,”

Rebecca Abromitis;

WPIC Library classrm., 10-11:30 am

Religious Studies Lecture

“The Performative Politics of Gender & Political Violence: Women of ‘Shivaji’s Army’ in Maharashtra,”

Tarini Bedi, U of IL-Chicago;

2628 CL, noon

SAC Spring Assembly

“Staff Mentoring & Career Development”;

WPU Assembly Rm., noon-2 pm (4-4236)

Social Work Lecture

“Promoting a Developmental Perspective in Social Work: Lessons From the Global South,”

James Midgley, UC-Berkeley;

2017 CL, noon

UCIS Lecture

“The Future of European Union-US Economic & Political Relations,”

John Bruton and Samuel Zbogar;

WPU Lower Lounge, noon (4-3503)

Jewish-Israeli Film Festival Lecture

“Making Movies in the 21st Century,”

Diane Crespo;

205 Lawrence, 1 pm

HSLS Workshop

“Protein Analysis Tools,” Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Senate Council Meeting

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Classics Lecture

“The Magic of Art & Writings in Ancient Egypt,”

Lanny Bell, Brown; 363 CL, 4:30 pm

Bradford Campus Baily’s Beads Unveiling

Mukaiyama U Rm., Frame-Westerberg Commons, UPB, 7:30 pm (814/362-0248)

Thursday 10

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

“No Need to Be Afraid: A Walk in the Gyn Woods,”

Tim VanFleet;

“Geriatric Psychiatric Emergencies: What Your Grandma Never Told You,”

Kristen Seaman;

“Pediatric Illnesses You Need to Know,”

Chris DeLuca;

“Interesting Cases,”

Michael Hoh;

230 McKee Pl., 5th fl. classrm. A, 8 am-noon

Arrival Survival Volunteer Fair

WPU Dining Rms. A & B, 9 am-7 pm

HR Workshop

“Family & Medical Leave Act,”

Kathleen Pratt;

342 Craig, 9-11 am

Asia Over Lunch Lecture

“When One Door Opens, Another Closes: Immigration Impact on Japanese Educational Policy,”

Ellen Motohashi;

4130 Posvar, noon (8-7426)

Endocrine Research Conference

“Repair-Related Inflammation & Fatty Liver Disease,”

Anna Mae Diehl;

1195 Starzl BST, noon

Epidemiology Seminar

“Racial Differences in Subclinical CVD,”

Emma Barinas-Mitchell;

A115 Crabtree, noon

Law/Social Work Rubash Lecture

“Bringing Human Rights Home,”

Deborah LaBelle;

Barco Teplitz Moot Courtrm., noon-2 pm

Survival Skills & Ethics Brown Bag Lunch

“Grants Over Lunch”;

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

Otolaryngology Auditory Research Seminar

“The Cochlear Nucleus: Old Views & New Perspectives,”

Maria Rubio;

520 E&EI, 2 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing of Explosive Eruptions at Bezymianny Volcano, Russia,”

Adam Carter;

203 Thaw, 4 pm

Medicine Reception

“Celebrating the Outstanding Achievements of Women Faculty in Medicine & Science”;

S100 Starzl BST, 4-6 pm (8-8290)

Stanley Foundation/Ridgway Ctr. Lecture

“Overcoming Nuclear Danger in US Policy: The Citizen Role,”

David Cortright;

343 Alumni, 7 pm

Greensburg Lecture

“Trusting the Media in a Presidential Year: Can We or Not? A Look at Freedom of the Press in the Digital Age,” Everette Dennis, Fordham;

Ferguson Theater, UPG, 7 pm (724/836-7741)

Women’s Studies Film

“Barbie Nation”;

G324 CL, 7:30 pm

Friday 11

HIV Protein Interactions Meeting

6014 BST3, 8 am-4 pm

UCIS Symposium

“The European Union & the Developing World,”

Martin Holland, U of Canterbury;

Rajendra Janain, Jawaharlal Nehru U, & Maurizio Carbone, U of Glasgow;

PAA Patrician Rm., 8:30 am-2 pm (8-8517)

Continuing Dental Education Seminar

“Oral Surgery for the General Practice,”

William Hall;

2148 Salk, 9 am-noon

UCIS Conference

“Europe: East & West Undergraduate Research Symposium”;

511 & 540 WPU, 9 am-3 pm (3-7694)

Endocrine Conference

“Diabetes: A Disease of the Liver?”

Anna Mae Diehl;

1195 Starzl BST, 9:30 am

HPS Workshop

“Stringtime in Pgh.”;

817R CL, 10 am

HSLS Workshop

“PowerPoint for Beginners,”

Linda Polinski;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

WPIC Meet the PI Lecture

“Adolescent Brain Development: A Period of Vulnerabilities & Opportunities,”

Ronald Dahl;

Detre 2nd fl. aud., 11 am-12:30 pm

Medical Education Grand Rounds

“Learning in Dynamic Environments,”

Coty Gonzalez;

Scaife aud. 3, noon

Pharmacology Seminar

“Fine-Tuning of Neuronal Excitability by RNA Editing,”

Robert Reenan;

1395 Starzl BST, noon

Senate Budget Policies Committee Meeting

527 CL, noon-2 pm (4-6505)

Continuing Dental Education Seminar

“Oral Appliances to Treat Sleep Apnea,”

Robert Rogers;

2148 Salk, 1-4 pm

Oral Health Lecture

“Research & Clinical Development of Articaine HCl,”

Paul Moore;

458 Salk, 1 pm

HR Workshop

“Protecting Sensitive University Information,”

Matt Tolbert;

342 Craig, 1-3 pm

Asian Studies Lecture

“Calling Shotgun: The History & Politics of Japan’s Bid for a Permanent UN Security Council Position,”

Anthony Holmes;

4217 Posvar, 2 pm

HPS Lecture

“Remarks on the Reality of Time in Physics & Cosmology,”

Lee Smolin;

817R CL, 3:30 pm (4-1052)

Classics Lecture

“The Commentariolum Petitionis as an Attack on Election Campaigns in the Roman Republic,”

Michael Alexander;

244B CL, 4 pm

Andre Gunder Frank’s Legacy of Critical Social Science Conference

Lawrence, 4-7 pm (also April 12, 8:30 am-6:30 pm & April 13, 9 am-2 pm)

Gamelan Ensemble Concert

Bellefield Hall aud., 8 pm (also April 12; 4-4125)


“Suite Habana”;

FFA aud., 8:30 pm

Saturday 12

Greensburg Campus Open House

10 am-noon (724/836-9880)

Johnstown Campus Jazz Concert

Arturo Sandoval;

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 7 pm (814/269-2080)

Sunday 13

Symphonic Band Concert

Bellefield Hall aud., 1 pm

Heinz Chapel Choir Concert

Heinz Chapel, 3 pm (4-4125)

Monday 14

HSLS Workshop


Linda Hartman;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 9:30-11 am

HSLS Workshop

“Measuring Health: Finding Mental Measurement Tools,”

Ester Saghafi;

WPIC Library classrm., 10:30 am-noon

Int’l Business Lecture

“Doing Business in the Middle East: Knowing Your Client,”

Dalia Mogahed;

115 Mervis, noon (8-2113)

European Studies Lecture

“Class Composition & Struggle on European Warships, 1789-1802,”

Niklas Frykman, history;

3703 Posvar, 4 pm (8-7487)

CLAS Lecture

“Indianizing Film: Decolonization & the Question of Technology,”

Freya Schiwy, UC-Riverside;

4130 Posvar, 4-7 pm (8-7391)

Wm. Pitt Debating Union Finegold Public Debate

“Should the Mon-Fayette Expressway Be Completed?”

FFA aud., 6-7:30 pm (4-2887)

Tuesday 15

HR Workshop

“Public Speaking in a Nutshell,”

Michael Bannon;

342 Craig, 9-11:30 am

Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar

“RNF5 (Ring Finger Protein 5) & JAMP (7TM ER Protein): New Additions to ERAD,”

Ze’ev Ronai;

E&EI 5th fl. boardrm, 11 am

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar

“Stable Nanocolloids of Poorly Soluble Drugs Using Layer-by-Layer Nanoassembly,”

Yuri Lvov;

456 Salk, noon

Social Work Lecture

“Principles for Good Practice in Int’l Social Work,”

Alberto Godenzi;

2017 CL, noon (4-6303)

HPS Lecture

“Problems of Validity of Psychiatric Disorders,”

Kenneth Schaffner;

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

Vaccine Research Seminar

“Anthrax Toxin as a System for Studying How Toxins Cross Membranes,”

John Collier;

6014 BST3, 1:30 pm

Pulmonology/Allergy & Immunology Conference

“Diagnostic Modalities for Detection of Pneumocystis,”

Ruma Srivastava;

1100 Rangos, 4 pm

Emergency Medicine Journal Club

“Steroid Voodoo, All the Rage?”

Shane O’Shura & Dave Shellenbarger;

230 McKee Place, 5th fl. classrm. A, 7-9 pm

Wednesday 16

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds


Corey Pacek;

Montefiore 7th fl. aud., 7 am

Academic Career Development Lecture

“A Woman Faculty’s View From the Top (& How to Get There),”

Susan Johnson;

S120 Starzl BST, 7:30-9 am

Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds

“A Mandate for Improving Outcomes in Head & Neck Cancer:What We Need to Do Now,”

Ezra Cohen;

UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Herberman Conf. Ctr. 2nd fl. aud., 8 am

HR Workshop

“Pre-Award Grants Administration,”

Debby Evansky & Nancy Spice;

342 Craig, 9:30-11:30 am

CGS Stress Relief Zone

WPU commuter student lounge;

11 am-3 pm

Vaccine Research Seminar

“Biacore T100 Technology & Applications,”

Irina Orlov & Andrew Chow;

S120 Starzl BST, noon

Religious Studies Lecture

“German or Jewish: The German Scholars in Turkey, 1933-1950,”

Izzet Bahar;

2628 CL, noon

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Ahlam Saleh;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Postdoc Professionalism Lecture

“Being Productive in the Midst of Competing Demands: Time Management,”

Susan Johnson;

S120 Starzl BST, 3-5 pm

Chemistry Pgh. Conference Lecture

“Hemoglobin Allostery: Dynamics & Function,”

Yasuhisa Mizutani, Osaka U;

12B Chevron, 4 pm

CLAS Honors Day

WPU Kurtzman Rm., 4-6 pm (8-7391)

Bradford Campus Lecture

“The Sepoy Mutiny: India, 1857,”

Marvin Thomas;

Mukaiyama U Rm., UPB, 8 pm (814/362-0248)

Orchestra Concert

“Mahler Symphony No. 6”;

Bellefield Hall aud., 8 pm

Thursday 17

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

“Acute STEMI/ACS,” Kaveh Ilkhanipour;

“Morbidity & Mortality Conference,” Keith Conover;

“Oral Core Content Session: Pediatric Infectious Diseases,” Bruce Rosenthal;

“Potpourri,” Robert Frank;

230 McKee Place 5th fl. classrm. A, 8 am-noon

Health Sciences Faculty Professional Development Lecture

“Being Productive in the Midst of Competing Demands: Time Management,”

Susan Johnson;

S120 Starzl BST, 8:30-10:30 am

HR Workshop

“Getting Started as a New Leader,”

Mark Burdsall;

342 Craig, 9 am-12:30 pm

Bioethics/Health Law Grand Rounds

“Making Medical Decisions for Children: Is the Best Interest Standard Really Best?,”

Douglas Diekema;

113 Barco, noon

EOH Seminar

“Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in AHR-mediated Hypertension,”

Mary Walker;

540 Bridgeside Point, 100 Technology Dr., noon

Endocrine Conference

“Role of KSHV Encoded-vFLIP K13 in Cell Signaling,”

Preet Chaudhary;

1195 Starzl BST, noon

Epidemiology Seminar

“Reproductive Consequences of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: The Role of Novel Bacterial Pathogens,”

Catherine Haggerty;

A115 Crabtree, noon

GSPH Sonis Memorial Lecture

“Health Care: Solutions Without Borders,”

Karen Davis;

S120 Starzl BST, noon (2-4853)

UCIS Lecture

Simona Piattoni, U of Trento;

4130 Posvar, noon

Chemistry Pgh. Conference Lecture

“Picosecond Protein Dynamics Revealed by Time-Resolved Resonance Raman Spectroscopy,”

Yasuhisa Mizutani, Osaka U;

12B Chevron, 2:30 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“Pennsylvania’s Pyramids: Exploring the History & Geology of the Charcoal Iron Industry in Western Pennsylvania,”

Hank Edenborn;

203 Thaw, 4 pm

Endocrine Conference

“Molecular Basis of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Insights Into Diagnosis & Treatment,”

Bryan Haugen;

1195 Starzl BST, 4:30 pm

Integrative Medicine Lecture

“Breath: The Doorway to Well-Being,”

Alicja Walczak;

580 S. Aiken Ave. Suite 310, Shadyside, 5:30 pm (412/623-3023)

Int’l Legal Education Lecture

“US Sovereignty & the War on Terror After Hamdan v. Rumsfeld,”

Charles Swift;

Barco Teplitz Moot Courtrm., 6 pm (8-7023)

PhD Defenses

SHRS/Rehabilitation Sciences

“Multiple Perspectives of the Functional Status of Stroke Survivors at 3 Months Post-Stroke,”

Min-Mei Shih;

April 3, 4065 Forbes Twr., 9 am


“Inference, Power & Sample Size for Adaptive Two-Stage Treatment Strategies,”

Wentao Feng;

April 3, A522 Crabtree, 10 am

A&S/History & Philosophy of Science

“The Unity of Science in Early-Modern Philosophy: Subalternation, Metaphysics & the Geometrical Manner in Late Scholasticism, Galileo & Descartes,”

Zvi Biener;

April 3, G28 CL, 2 pm

Medicine/Molecular Virology & Microbiology

“Borrelia Burgdorferi Surface-Localized Proteins Expressed During Persistent Murine Infection & the Importance of BBA66 During Infection of C3H/HeJ Mice,”

Jessica Hughes;

April 3, S120 Starzl BST, 2 pm


“Labyrinths of Language: Representations of Identity Formation in Contemporary Irish Literature,”

Jennifer Keating-Miller;

April 4, 501 CL, 10:30 am

Medicine/Molecular Virology & Microbiology

“Generation & Characterization of the Cellular Immune Response-A Clostridium Perfringens Anti-SIV Mucosal Vaccine,”

Ruth Anne Helmus;

April 4, 1195 Starzl BST, 2 pm

Social Work

“Economic Hardship, Social Support & Maternal Depression: A Test of the Social Support Deterioration Model,” Christopher Gjesfjeld;

April 7, 2117 CL, 1 pm


“Two Essays on Alternative Mechanisms to Going Public,”

Ioannis Floros;

April 8, 101 Mervis, 3:30 pm

IS/Telecommunications & Networking

“Adaptive Speech Quality in Voice-Over-IP Communications,”

Eugene Myakotnykh;

April 10, 502 IS, 10 am


“Applications & Mechanisms of Intravascular Drag Reducing Polymers,”

Philip Marascalco;

April 10, Bridgeside Point Bldg. 2nd fl. conf rm. A, 10:30 am

A&S/Hispanic Languages & Literatures

“Contornos en Negativo: Reescrituras Postdictatoriales del Siglo XIX (Argentina, Chile y Uruguay),”

Veronica Garibotto;

April 10, 1528 CL, 11 am


“Understanding the Brain After Injury: The Development of an Electrochemical Sensor to be Used in Hypoxic Environments,”

Christina Mitala;

April 10, 307 Eberly, 2:30 pm

GSPIA/Public Administration & Public Policy

“Service Provision in the United States Government Structure & Expenditure: A Study of Single County Metropolitan Areas,”

Bonghee Kim;

April 10, 3200 Posvar, 3 pm

A&S/Religious Studies

“‘Nostalgia Without Memory’: A Case Study of American Converts to Eastern Orthodox Christianity in Pittsburgh, PA,”

Amy Slagle;

April 11, 2628 CL, 9 am

A&S/Political Science

“Of, by & for the People? How Demographic Pressure Affects Participation in Inter- & Intra-State Conflict,” Katherine Floros;

April 11, 4606 Posvar, 11 am


“In Situ Bioengineering of Arterial Vein Grafts,”

Mohammed El-Kurdi;

April 11, Bridgeside Point Bldg. 2nd fl. conf. rm. A, 12:30 pm

A&S/Hispanic Languages & Literatures

“Entre la Habana y la Sabana: Limites de la Topografica Cultural Dentro de la Revolucion Cubana Como un Evento Regido por la Modernidad,”

Gisela Gonzalez-Dieter;

April 14, 1309A CL, 2 pm


“An Evaluation of Psychological Symptoms & Satisfaction With Life, Health Correlates & Sub-clinical Cardiovascular Disease in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome,”

Janet Cipkala-Gaffin;

April 14, A523 Crabtree, 2 pm


“Progress Toward the Total Synthesis of Guanacastepene A via a Rh(I)-Catalyzed Cyclocarbonylation Reaction,” Remond Moningka;

April 15, 325 Eberly, 10 am


“Three Essays on Corporate Finance: Evidence From Brazil,”

Marcus Braga-Alves;

April 15, 280 Mervis, 3 pm


“Essays on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act & Foreign Issuers Listed in the US: Market Value & Information Measures,” Sabri Uner;

April 15, 359 Mervis, 3:30 pm

IS/Information Science & Technology

“Using Social Annotations to Improve Web Search Committee List,”

Worasit Choochaiwattana;

April 17, 502 IS, 10 am


“The Labor Theory of Culture,”

Stephen Tumino;

April 17, 501 CL, 1:30 pm


Dance Ensemble


April 3-5 at 8:15 pm, Trees Dance Studio

Kuntu Repertory

“Lavender Lizards & Lilac Landmines: Layla’s Dream”;

April 3-5 at 8 pm, April 3 at 11 am, Alumni 7th fl. aud (4-7298)

Bradford Campus

“The Man Who”;

April 3-5 at 7:30 pm, April 6 at 2 pm, Studio Theatre, Blaisdell, UPB (814/362-0248)

Greensburg Campus

“The Miser”;

April 3-5 at 7:30 pm, Ferguson Theatre, UPG (724/836-7483)

Pitt Repertory

“Big Love,”

April 3-5 & 9-12 at 8 pm, also April 6 & 13 at 2 pm, Henry Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster (4-7529)

Pitt Repertory


April 9-12 & 17-19 at 8 pm, April 12 & 13 at 2 pm, Studio Theatre CL (4-7529)

Bradford Campus


April 14 & 15 at 7:30 pm, Bromeley Family Theatre, Blaisdell, UPB (814/362-0248)


Audubon Exhibits

“Meadow Lark,” through April 7;

“Yellow-Breasted Chat,” April 8-21, Hillman ground fl. exhibit case (reg. library hours)

Bradford Campus

“Affairs of the Art 2008”;

through April 11, KOA Art Gallery, Blaisdell, UPB, M-Th 8:30 am-8 pm, F 8:30 am-6 pm (814/362-0248)

Barco Law Library


Tim Fabien & Bryan Conley;

through April 11, Barco Law Library Gallery 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


Steven Manners Faculty Development Award

Applications due April 7. (4-6172)

Postdoc Data & Dine Symposium

Register & submit abstracts by April 20. (8-8290)

University Research Council Multidisciplinary Small Grant Program

Full proposals due to Office of the Provost by 4 pm May 2.

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