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July 24, 2008


Thursday 24

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

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

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis; Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

PancreasFest 2008

Hillman Cancer Ctr., 5:30 pm (through July 26; 412/623-0021)

Friday 25

SBDC Workshop

“The 2nd Step: Business Planning Workshop”;

114 Mervis, 7:30-10 am (also Aug. 22; 8-1542)

Saturday 26

CGS Open House

400 Penn Ctr. Blvd., Bldg. 4 Suite 412, Monroeville, 10 am-4 pm (4-6600)

Tuesday 29

ReSET Tobacco Research Roundtable

“Variations in Nicotine Dependence,”

Saul Shiffman;

109 Parran, 3:30 pm

Wednesday 30

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Patricia Weiss;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Thursday 31

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

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

Mascaro Ctr. for Sustainable Innovation Undergraduate Research in Sustainable Engineering Symposium

1175 Benedum, 10 am-1:30 pm


Friday 1

Sr. VC’s Research Seminar

“Breaking Barriers: How Enteroviruses Enter Polarized Cell Monolayers,”

Carlyn Coyne; Scaife aud. 6, noon

Saturday 2

• Summer 12-week, 6-week-2, 4-week-3 sessions end;

final exams scheduled during last class meeting.

Monday 4

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

Jill Foust; Falk Library classrm. 1, 1-2:30 pm

Tuesday 5

HSLS Workshop

“Transitioning to Ebsco CINAHL,”

Charlie Wessel;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 9-10:30 am

Wednesday 6

•Summer 12-week, 6-week-2, 4-week-3 sessions’ grades must be approved by instructors by 5 pm before final posting can begin.

CVR Seminar

“Dengue: The Disease Burden in Southeast Asia: Diagnosis & Management,”

Lulu Bravo; 6014 BST3, 1 pm

Thursday 7

HSLS Workshop

“PowerPoint for Beginners & Advanced PowerPoint,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-2 pm

Friday 8

SBDC Workshop

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

114 Mervis, 7:30-10 am (724/627-9054)

Emergency Preparedness Exercises

Salk Hall, 8:30 am; Petersen, 9:15 am (4-9505)

Saturday 9

• Summer term ends;

final exams scheduled during last class meeting.

• Official date for awarding of degrees.

Sunday 10

• Residence halls close.

Monday 11

Emergency Preparedness Exercises

BST3, 8:30 am;

LRDC, 9:15 am (4-9505)

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Ahlam Saleh; Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Tuesday 12

Emergency Preparedness Exercises

Benedum, 8:30 am;

GSPH, 9:15 am (4-9505)

HSLS Lunch With a Librarian

“Searching for Dollars: Grant Resources on the Web,”

John Siegel;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon

Wednesday 13

• Summer term grades must be approved by instructors by 5 pm before final posting can begin.

Emergency Preparedness Exercises

Alumni, 8:30 am;

IS, 9:15 am (4-9505)

HSLS Workshop

“DNA Analysis Tools,”

Carrie Iwema;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Thursday 14

Emergency Preparedness Exercises

Chevron, 8:30 am; WPU, 9:15 am (4-9505)

HSLS Workshop

“PowerPoint for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

WPIC Library classrm., 10 am-noon

Friday 15

Emergency Preparedness Exercise

CL, 8:30 am (4-9505)

Tuesday 19

• Residence halls open.

• New student orientation through Aug. 24.

HSLS Workshop

“The WOW Factor: Creating Posters With PowerPoint,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am

Wednesday 20

Freshman Convocation

Petersen, 3 pm

Thursday 21

New Faculty Orientation

Connolly Ballrm., Alumni, 8 am

Friday 22

New TA Orientation

1st fl. DL, 9 am

Monday 25

• Fall term registration period ends for all students.

• Fall term classes begin.

Tuesday 26

ReSET Tobacco Roundtable

“Sex Differences in Factors That Reinforce Cigarette Smoking,”

Kenneth Perkins;

109 Parran, 3:30 pm (3-1573)

Wednesday 27

HSLS Lunch With a Librarian

“Advanced Google: Tips &Strategies for Getting More From Google,”

Carolyn Biglow;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon

Thursday 28

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

PhD Defenses


“Aspects of the Lipid Profile in a Cohort With Chronic Hepatitis C Infection,”

Darmendra Ramcharran;

July 24, 127 Parran, 9 am

IS/Telecommunications & Networking

“On Detection Mechanisms & Their Performance for Packet Dropping Attack in Ad Hoc Networks,”

Tanapat Anusas-Amornkul;

July 24, 502 IS, 10:30 am


“Weight Loss: Exploring Self-Regulation Through Mindfulness Meditation,”

Kathleen Spadaro;

July 24, 451 Victoria, 1 pm

Medicine/Infectious Diseases & Microbiology

“Body Habitus Changes, Metabolic Abnormalities & Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease Associated With Long-Term Antiretroviral Therapy,”

Bridget Calhoun;

July 25, A719 Crabtree, 9 am


“Effect of Mindfulness Meditation & Home-Based Resistance Exercise on Weight Loss, Weight Loss Behaviors & Psychosocial Correlates in Overweight Adults,”

Kelliann Davis;

July 25, 3034 Petersen, 10 am

Medicine/Cellular & Molecular Pathology

“Characterization of the Regulatory Mechanisms Involved in VEGI-Mediated Endothelial Cell Apoptosis,”

Sammy Grimaldo;

July 25, 202C Herberman Conf. Ctr., 10 am


“Parametric Control of Familywise Error Rates With Dependent /P/-Values,”

Richard E. Blakesley;

July 28, 109 Parran, 10 am


“Effects of Acute Dynamic Stretching on Maximal Muscular Power in a Sample of College Age Recreational Athletes,”

Jeffrey Murphy;

July 28, 129 Trees, noon


“The Epistemological Importance of Trust in Science,”

Karen Frost-Arnold;

July 29, 1001B CL, 10 am


“Employee Turnover: Who Is Likely to Leave & Whom to Retrain,”

Iryna Shevchuk;

July 29, 102 Mervis, 10 am


“Effect of Dance Dance Revolution on Energy Expenditure & Enjoyment in Obese Children Compared to Alternative Forms of Activity,”

Lisa Mealey;

July 29, 130 Trees, 1:30 pm


“Validation of the Bodymedia Sensewear Pro Armband to Estimate Energy Expenditure in Obese Children During Various Modes of Activity,”

Alyssa Mealey;

July 29, 130 Trees, 1:30 pm

GSPH/Behavioral & Community Health Sciences

“A Meta-Analytic Review of Social Capital’s Role in Health Promotion,”

Keon Gilbert;

July 30, 109 Parran, 1 pm


“Effects of Training Status, Exercise Mode & Intensity on Differentiated Ratings of Perceived Exertion,”

Melina Bolgar;

July 30, Petersen conf. rm., 1 pm


“Alcohol Use, HIV Infection & Antiretroviral Adherence,”

Lauren Broyles;

July 30, 451 Victoria, 2 pm

Medicine/Infectious Diseases & Microbiology

“Characterization of Dendritic Cell Handling of Cell-Associated Membrane & Cytoplasmic Proteins From Live & Apoptotic Cells,”

Sherrianne Gleason;

July 31, A719 Crabtree, 9 am


“Summary Functions for Data in the Presence of Competing Risks,”

Yongyun Zhao;

July 31, 109 Parran, 10 am

A&S/Geology & Planetary Science

“Quantitative Thermal Infrared Analyses of Volcanic Processes & Products: Application to Bezymianny Volcano, Russia,”

Adam Joseph Carter;

Aug. 1, 214 SRCC, 1 pm

A&S/Geology & Planetary Science

“Serpentine Emplacement & Deformation in Western Puerto Rico & Their Implications for the Caribbean-North American Plate Boundary Tectonic History,”

Daniel Lao-Davilla;

Aug. 4, 214 SRCC, 2 pm


“Perceptions of Personal Power & Their Relationship to Clinicians’ Resistance to the Introduction of Computerized Physician Order Entry,” Christa Bartos;

Aug. 6, M184 Parkvale, 9 am


“Corporeality in Turn-of-the-Century American Fiction,”

Christine Mahady;

Aug. 7, 527 CL, 2:30 pm


“Spatio-Temporal Mixed Models for Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging,”

John Scott;

Aug. 8, 109 Parran, 1:15 pm

A&S/Physics & Astronomy

“Cosmology Using Galaxy Cluster Velocities,”

Suman Bhattacharya;

Aug. 14, 319 Allen, 10 am


“Multilocus Sequence Typing & Mechanisms of Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance in Salmonella Enterica,”

Mary Krauland; Aug. 19, S893A Scaife, 2-4 pm


“Trajectories of Observed Maternal & Paternal Sensitivity in Early & Middle Childhood: Predicting Children’s Social Competence From Sensitive Parenting,”

Patricia Matestic;

Aug. 22, 4127 Sennott, 10 am

Education/ I&L

“Cognitive Tutoring Systems: A Look at How the Utilization of an Audio Support System Impacts the Word Problem Solving Skills of Struggling Readers,”

Eileen St. John;

Aug. 22, 5140 Posvar, 10 am


“Self-focused vs. Other-focused Strategies for Coping With Smoking Cue Exposure,”

Stephen Wilson;

Aug. 26, 4127 Sennott, 9 am


Faculty Mentor Program

Part of 1st Experiences in Research program. Sign up by Sept. 5.

(Info: Peggy Heely, 8-7927 or


Kuntu Repertory Auditions for New Works Festival

Open Stage Theatre, 2835 Smallman St., July 26 & 27, 11 am-3 pm (412/881-6888)


Audubon Exhibits

“Small Green-Crested Flycatcher,” through July 28;

“Yellow Red-Poll Warbler,” July 29-Aug. 11;

“Fish Crow,” Aug. 12-25;

“Night Hawk,” Aug. 26-Sep. 8;

Hillman ground fl. exhibit case (reg. library hours; 8-7715)

Special Collections Exhibit

“James Joyce: 1st Editions, 1st appearance in print”;

through Aug. 15, 363 Hillman (reg. library hours; 8-7715)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Aug. 28. It will contain events of Aug. 28-Sept. 11. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Aug. 21 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or email to


Information submitted for the Calendar of the Times should identify the type of event, such as lecture or concert, and the program's specific title, sponsor, location and time. The name and phone number of a contact person also should be included. Information should be sent to the University Times by email to:, by FAX to: 412/ 624-4579, or by campus mail to: 308 Bellefield Hall. We cannot guarantee publication of events received after the deadline.

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