University of Pittsburgh
October 13, 1998


Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, October 24 - October 30.


10/14 - 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.


10/27 Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture continues its Colloquium Series. Katheryn Linduff presents "Status, Role, and Cultural Heritage Evidenced at Anyang: Women in Shaa." Frick Fine Arts, Room 203, noon. Free admission. For more information, call



10/25 The Pittsburgh Compline Choir continues its Compline Choir Series with Dr. J. Richard Szeremany. 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.

10/27 Music on the Edge, Pitt's Department of Music's new music series, will present the world premiere of Moe's Fled Is That Music; a concert by Rachel Rudich, flute and Eric Moe, piano. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. $8 general, $5 for students/seniors (Pitt students free). For more information, call 624-4125.


10/30 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. "Manic Depressive Illness and Mood Stabilization: Molecular Targets in the Brain for Drug Discovery," Robert H. Lenox, M.D., professor of psychiatry, pharmacology, and neuroscience; vice chairman for research development, and director, molecular neuropsychopharmacology program, University of Pennsylvania. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic auditorium, second floor, 10:30 a.m. - noon. Free admission. For more information, contact Cathy Kanczes at 624-0750.


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.


10/28 Pitt's Women's Studies Program, lunch and lecture: "Mapping Women's Perspectives on Nonformal Education Programs in Rural Bangladesh" with Zebun Ahmed, Sociology and Education Studies. Cathedral of Learning, Room 2629, noon - 1 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-6485.