University of Pittsburgh
March 27, 2007

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, April 12-18

The following events are open to the public.
Contact:  412-624-4147

LECTURES

4/12 Lee Silver, a professor of molecular biology and public affairs at Princeton University,

will deliver a lecture titled "Human Nature, Reprogenetics, and the Future of Humankind" at 8 a.m., McCluskey Auditorium, Pittsburgh Children's Hospital, 3705 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Pitt Center for Bioethics and Health Law's Grand Rounds Series. For more information, call 412-647-5700 or visit www.pitt.edu/~bioethic.

4/12 Alan F. Sved, a professor in Pitt's Department of Neuroscience, will deliver a lecture titled "Demystifying the Process of Attaining a Faculty Position" at 3 p.m., Room S120, Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, 200 Lothrop St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Office of Academic Career Development. To register, visit

www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.

4/12 Marsha Lester, the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor in the Natural Sciences and a chair in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver a lecture titled "Significant OH Radical Reactions in the Lower Atmosphere: A New View" at 4 p.m., Room 12, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu.

4/12 Anna Hajkova, a graduate student in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Outsiders in a Forced Community: Dutch Jews in the Nazi Ghetto of Terezin, 1943-1945" at 4 p.m., Room 3703, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Russian and East European Studies. For more information, contact Stacey Kronandor at 412-648-7407 or crees@pitt.edu.

4/13 Pitt's Small Business Development Center will present "The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business" from 7:30 to 10 a.m., Room 209, Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Drive, Oakland. To register, call 412-624-2182, or e-mail mrwholihan@katz.pitt.edu.

4/13 Sarah Phillips, an assistant professor of anthropology at Indiana University, will deliver a lecture titled "Chornobyl 4-Ever: The Cultural and Health Fallout of a Nuclear Disaster" at noon, Room 4217, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Russian and East European Studies and the Students Chornobyl Relief Committee. For more information, contact Stacey Kronandor at 412-648-7407 or crees@pitt.edu.

4/13 Victor Caston, a professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan, will deliver a

lecture titled "Aristotle on Intentionality" at 3:30 p.m., Room 817R, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science's 47th Annual Lecture Series. For more information, call 412-624-1052 or visit www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

4/16 Stephane Coutu, an associate professor of physics at Penn State University, will deliver a lecture titled "The Nature and Origin of Cosmic Rays" at 4:30 p.m., 7500 Wean Hall, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Pitt-Carnegie Mellon University Physics Colloquium Series. For more information, visit www.phyast.pitt.edu/Events.

4/17 Pierre Azoulay, assistant professor in the Sloan School of Management at he Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver a lecture titled "Superstar Extinction: The Effect of Coauthor Death on Research Productivity in the Academic Life Sciences" at 3:30 p.m., 4716 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Economics. For more information, call 412-648-1765.

4/18 Chris Miller, a researcher at Wyeth Laboratories, will deliver a lecture titled "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening: SERMs, Subtype Selective Estrogens, and TSECs-The Evolving Story of Estrogen Pharmacotherapy" at 7:15 p.m., Room 12, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu.

MUSIC

4/13 Pitt Women's Choral Ensemble, directed by Lorraine Milovac, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Music. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

4/13 Pitt's University Gamelan Ensemble, directed by Andrew Weintraub, will give a

4/14 performance at 8 p.m., March 13 and 14, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Music. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

4/15 Pitt's Heinz Chapel Choir, directed by John Goldsmith, will give a free performance at

3 p.m. in the Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Music. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

EXHIBITION

4/12 The Audubon print Pileated Woodpecker will be on display through April 16 in the Audubon Exhibit Case, Ground Floor, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact Charles E. Aston at 412-648-8191 or cea@pitt.edu.

4/12 The Studio Arts Student Exhibition will continue through April 29 in the University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, Schenley Plaza, Oakland. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 4-8 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, visit vrcoll.fa.pitt.edu/uag.

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