University of Pittsburgh
November 18, 1998


Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, November 29 - December 5.


11/30 - 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.

11/30 - 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.


11/29 The Pittsburgh Compline Choir continues its Compline Choir Series with Charles W. Thompson. 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.


12/4, Pitt's Department of Music presents the Christmas concerts performed

12/6, by the Heinz Chapel Choir and directed by John Goldsmith. Heinz

12/12 Chapel, Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 12, at 8 p.m. Advance tickets required: $7.50 general admission,

$4 students/senior citizens. For more information, call 624-4125.

12/5 The University of Pittsburgh presents the Women's Choral Ensemble concert. Heinz Chapel, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-4125.


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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