University of Pittsburgh
November 10, 1998


Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, November 22 - November 28.


11/23 - 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 648-2400.

11/16 - 12/30 The University of Pittsburgh's Book Center presents Thomas Hermansader Lithographs. University Book Center, 4000 Fifth Avenue, Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday - Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call Russell Kierzkowski at 648-1453.


11/22 The Pittsburgh Compline Choir continues its Compline Choir Series with Eugene Bertsch. 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.


11/22 Pitt Theatre and WQED-FM present Cheryl West's moving new drama, Before it Hits Home, directed by Ron O. J. Parson. The Studio Theatre, Cathedral of Learning. Tickets $8 - $12. For tickets and more information, call 624-7529.

11/22 Pitt Theatre and WQED-FM present Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by W. Stephen Coleman and featuring the music of Ernie Hawkins. Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre, tickets $8 - $12. For tickets and more information, call 624-7529.


11/23 United Nations Association of Pittsburgh along with Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs & University Center for International Studies invite you to "The Role of NGOs and Multilateral Organizations in the Next Millennium" with Ambassador Kensaku Hogen, Under-Secretary General for Communications and Public Information for the United Nations. Forbes Quadrangle, Room 2K56, reception, 5 - 5:30 p.m., presentation & discussion, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 281-3752.

12/2/98 Pitt's Department of Biological Sciences, Pymatuning Laboratory of

- Ecology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Garden Club of

4/7/99 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:

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.

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