University of Pittsburgh
September 2, 2009

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Sept. 16-23

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

LECTURES

9/16 Neil Resnick, director of Pitt's Institute on Aging and John A. Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics, will deliver a lecture titled "Aging, Separating The Facts From The Fiction: A Roadmap For Success," at 6 p.m., University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's Alumni Lecture Series. For more information, visit http://www.alumni.pitt.edu/pdf/Alumni-Lecture-Series-1-2009.pdf.

9/17 Michael Kahlow, a professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin at River Falls, will deliver a lecture titled "Adapting and Implementing an 'Organic First' Curriculum," at 4 p.m., 155 Benedum Hall, 3700 O'Hara St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit http://www.chem.pitt.edu/p.php?pid=116&year=2009&term=fall.

9/17 Aleksandar Hemon, author of "Question of Bruno" (Doubleday, 2000) and "The Lazarus Project" (Riverhead Books, 2008), will deliver a reading at 8:30 p.m., J.W. Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. For more information, contact Jeff Oaks at oaks@pitt.edu.

9/18 Allan Meltzer, a professor of political economy and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University, James R. Vreeland, a professor of International Relations at Georgetown University, and Stuart Hoffman, chief economist at PNC Financial Group, will be featured in a panel discussion titled "Challenges for G-20: Is the City of Champions the Black and Gold Standard for Global Economic Recovery?" at 4 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact 412-261-1776 or http://www.challengesforg20.org/.

9/21 Paul D. Eaton, of the National Security Network, Reuben E. Brigety, of the Center for American Progress, and Anita Sharma, of the Millennium Campaign, will be featured in a panel discussion titled "Development of Failed States, Their Impact on National Security and The Millennium Development Goals," at 6 p.m., 4127 Sennott Square, 210 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies and the National Security Network. For more information, contact Beverly Brizzi at 412-624-7884 or brizzi@gspia.pitt.edu.

9/23 Diego Olstein, World History Center Visiting Scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will deliver a lecture titled "Political Regimes: Classifications, Criticism, and the Formulation of a New Concept," at 4 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit http://www.history.pitt.edu/news/lectures/index.php.

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