University of Pittsburgh
September 22, 1998



The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, October 3 - October 9.


9/23 - 12/11 Pitt's University Art Gallery presents: Creating a Sense of Place: Devotion Builds a Campus. The four exhibits presented are: Honoring Cultural Traditions: The 60th Anniversary of the Nationality Rooms; Heinz Memorial Chapel: Celebrating 60 Years of Light; In the Public Eye, A Century of Art and Architecture on Pitt's Campus; and Over Time: The Art of Jane Haskell. The curators for the exhibits are the students from the 1998 Museum Studies Seminar at Pitt. Frick Fine Arts, University Art Gallery, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday. The Gallery is closed during school breaks. Free admission. For more information, call



10/1 - 10/3 The University of Pittsburgh's William Pitt Union, formerly the Schenley Hotel, celebrates its 100th anniversary with several days of festivities. Activities include carriage rides, high tea, and a barbershop quartet. William Pitt Union, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call Christine Chergi at 648-7810.


10/6 Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture presents: "Forging Salvation: Adam and Eve on Middle Byzantine Ivory Boxes," Areti Papanastasiou, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Chicago. Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 203, noon. Free admission. For more information, call 648-2400.


10/4 The Pittsburgh Compline Choir continues its Compline Choir Series with C. John Thickey. The ecumenical worship services will continue every Sunday evening through December 13. Heinz Memorial Chapel, 8:30 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 682-6886.

10/4 Pitt's Department of Music continues its Fall Concert Series with an Organ Recital: Steven M. Anisko. Heinz Memorial Chapel, 3 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-4125.

10/8 The University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University present the Cult Awareness Workshop Public Lecture with speaker Ron Loomis, director of education for the American Family Foundation and past president of the Cult Awareness Network. William Pitt Union, Kurtzman Room, 7:30 - 10 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 648-7832.


10/8 The University of Pittsburgh's Women's Studies Program presents its fall 1998 Speakers Series: "The Hidden Costs of Home Care for the Dying" with Cynthia Pearson & Margaret L. Stubbs (authors of "Parting Company".) Scaife Hall, 4th floor lecture room, noon - 1 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-6485.

10/8 Pitt's Women's Studies Program Annual Fall PACWC Lecture:

"Ms. Mentor's Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia" featuring Emily Toth, author. Forbes Quadrangle, Room 2M/2P56, 3 - 4 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-6485.


10/7/98 The University of Pittsburgh's Department of Biological Sciences and

- Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology, Carnegie Museum of Natural

4/7/99 History, Garden Club of Allegheny County, National Aviary in Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh Zoo, and the Western PA Conservatory present the Eminent Biologist Lecture Series. Lecture participants are:

Oct. 7 Stevan J. Arnold

Evolution, Behavior, and Genetics of Snakes and Salamanders

Nov. 4 Stephen P. Hubbell

Ecology of Tropical Rainforests

Dec. 2 Jeanne Altmann

Behavioral Ecology of Baboons

Feb. 3 Scott K. Robinson

Habitat Fragmentation and Bird Populations

Mar. 3 Peter H. Raven

Global Biodiversity

Apr. 7 Michael J. Donoghue

Evolutionary Relationships and Diversification

Seating is limited; Early subscription for the monthly lecture series is advised. Public subscription, 6 lectures - $30, students $20. Carnegie Museum of Art Auditorium, 4400 Forbes Avenue, 7 p.m. For more information or individual ticket reservations, call 624-1299.


10/7 Pitt's Women's Studies Program, lunch and lecture: "Women in Russia's Transition to a Market Economy" with Zoya Khotkina, Russian Summer School and Gender Studies, Moscow. Cathedral of Learning,

Room 2629, noon - 1 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call