University of Pittsburgh
December 21, 2004

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Jan. 13-19

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public.


1/13 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

1/14 Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health will hold an open house from

9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Parran Hall, Fifth Avenue and Desoto Street, Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-5200 or visit

1/18 Elin Gursky, principal deputy for the Biodefense of the National Strategies Support Directorate at Analytic Services Inc., Arlington, Va., will deliver a lecture regarding the issue of public health in America as part of Pitt's Fall/Winter Biosecurity Lecture Series at 4 p.m., Room 6, Scaife Hall,

3550 Terrace St., Oakland. For more information, contact Maureen McGaffin at 412-647-3555 or

1/18 Lauren Resnick, director and senior scientist at Pitt's Learning Research and Development Center, will deliver a lecture titled "Shrinking the Achievement Gap: Academic and Social Intervention," as part of the Pitt's Center on Race and Social Problems' Reed Smith 2005 Speaker Series, at noon, William Pitt Union Kurtzman Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Lunch will be provided. The series is sponsored by the law firm of Reed Smith. For more information, call 412-624-7382 or visit

1/19 As part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writer Series, poet Tomaz Salamun will give an Evening Reading at 8:30 p.m., Room 125, Frick Fine Arts, Schenley Drive, Oakland. For more information, visit


1/16 As part of the Heinz Chapel Organ Concert Series, William Goff, director of music at Northmont United Presbyterian Church, will give a free performance at 3 p.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. The event is part of the chapel's larger Trio of Concerts Series. General information about the concert series can be found at

1/19 Charles Wilson, a student at Duquesne University, will perform as part of the Heinz Chapel Student Recital Series at noon in Heinz Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. Admission is free. General information about the concert series can be found at