University of Pittsburgh
April 13, 2005

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, April 28-May 4

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


4/28 Lainie Friedman Ross, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Medicine and assistant director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, will deliver a lecture titled "Decision Making by Children and Adolescents: Is It in Their Best Interest?" at noon, 2nd floor Auditorium, Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic, 3811 O'Hara St., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's Center for Bioethics and Health Law's Spring 2005 Grand Rounds.

4/28 Pitt's Office of International Services will host an Intercultural Bag Lunch at noon in Dining Room B, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-7120 or visit

4/29 Daron Acemoglu, the Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver a lecture titled "Rethinking the Wealth of Nations," at 2:30 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-648-1765.

4/29 The 2nd Annual C.C. Li Memorial Lecture, a posthumous commemoration of C.C. Li's, (former chair of Pitt's Department of Biostatistics), life and work, will be delivered by Partha P. Majumder, professor and head of the Human Genetics Unit at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India, at 3 p.m., Room G23, Parran Hall, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto St., Oakland. For more information, contact Jeanette Norbut at 412-624-9951.

5/4 Pitt's Office of Academic Career Development presents the fourth lecture in its Postdoctoral Professionalism Series, titled "Getting to the Payline: Writing Successful NRSA Fellowship Applications," at 3 p.m., Room S120, Biomedical Science Tower, 200 Lothrop St., Oakland. To register, visit