University of Pittsburgh
October 6, 1998

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, October 16 - October 23.

EXHIBIT

10/7 - 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

648-2400.

EVENTS

10/16 Pitt celebrates its 1998 Homecoming with fireworks and laser show followed by the William Pitt Union Extravaganza. Bigelow Boulevard between the William Pitt Union and the Cathedral of Learning, 9 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 648-7900.

MUSIC

10/18 The Pittsburgh Compline Choir continues its Compline Choir Series with Paul J. Haebig. 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.

MUSIC CONT.

10/18 Pitt's Center for American Music presents Yesterdays: Stephen Foster and the Beatles, starring Dear Friends. Stephen Foster Memorial auditorium, 2:30 p.m. General admission- $12 , senior citizens - $10 , students - $8. For more information, call 624-4100.

10/21 Pitt's Department of Music presents Indian classical music featuring Ulhas Kashalkar, vocal, with Suresh Talwalkar, tabla, and Arawind Thatte, harmonium. Frick Fine Arts auditorium, 7:30 p.m. General admission - $12 , students - $5 . For more information, call 624-4125.

LECTURES

10/20 Pitt's Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Affective Disorders, and the School of Medicine Continuing Education in the Health Sciences presents the Visiting Professorship Program. "MRI in Bipolar Disorder," Lori L. Altshuler, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and director, Mood Disorders Research Program, University of California, Los Angeles. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic auditorium, second floor, 2 - 3:30 p.m. Free admission. For more information, contact Cathy Kanczes at 624-0750.

10/23 Pitt's Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Affective Disorders, and the School of Medicine Continuing Education in the Health Sciences presents the Visiting Professorship Program. "Modeling Psychiatric Illness: Tales of Mutant Mice," Laurence H. Tecott, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic auditorium, second floor, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Free admission. For more information, contact Cathy Kanczes at 624-0750.

LECTURES CONT.

11/4/98 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:

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. Carnegie Museum of Art Auditorium, 4400 Forbes Avenue,

7 p.m. For more information or ticket reservations, call 624-1299.

LECTURE/BROWN BAG LUNCH

10/21 Pitt's Women's Studies Program, lunch and lecture: "Women's Roles & Impact of Chronic Heart Disease" with Filomena Varvaro, Women's Studies Program research associate. Cathedral of Learning, Room 2629, noon - 1 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-6485.

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