Issue Date: 
September 13, 2010


“How Integrative Medicine Can Help You Lead a Healthy and Active Life,”
Ronald Glick, medical director, Center for Integrative Medicine at UPMC Shadyside, 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Pitt  Clinical and Translational Science Institute, 412-622-3114, www.carnegielibrary.org.

"The Union for the Mediterranean: Continuity and Change in European-Mediterranean Cooperation," Elyes Ghamni, doctoral candidate at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, noon Sept. 14, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt European Studies Center and European Union Center of Excellence, 412-648-8517, kal70@pitt.edu.

“Careers Over Lunch,” brown-bag lunch program, noon to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Room S100, Biomedical Science Tower 2, Pitt’s Survival Skills and Ethics Program, 412-578-3716, www.survival.pitt.edu.

“Maximizing Your Postdoctoral Success: An Orientation to a Full Academic and Social Life in Pittsburgh,”
Arthur S. Levine, senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and dean of Pitt’s School of Medicine, 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 16, S100 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Pitt Office of Academic Career Development’s Postdoctoral Professionalism Series 2010-2011, register at www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.

Violent Armed Groups: A Global Challenge, Sept. 16-17 conference, University Club, Ballroom B, Pitt’s Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies, U.S. Army War College, 412-624-7884, www.ridgway.pitt.edu.

The Right to a Fair Trial: Should the Rules in Terrorism Cases Be Different From Those in Other Criminal Prosecutions? panel discussion sponsored by The Constitution Project and Georgetown Center on National Security and the Law to commemorate the United States’ founding charter, live Web cast streamed at 9:30 a.m. to Pitt Law School, Room 109, Barco Law Building, 412-648-1490, www.law.pitt.edu.

“Writing the History of Cuba’s Future: Debates on Race and History in Contemporary Cuba,”
Alejandro de la Fuente, Pitt University Center for International Studies research professor, noon Sept. 17, School of Social Work Conference Center, 20th floor, Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center on Race and Social Problems’ Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Fall 2010 Speaker Series, free, www.crsp.pitt.edu.

“Is Plato’s Political Philosophy Totalitarian?”
Wolfgang Bernard, professor in the University of Rostock’s Heinrich Schliemann-Institut, 4 p.m. Sept.  17, Room 244A, Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of Classics, 412-624-4493, www.classics.pitt.edu.


Laura Zajac, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Psychology, “Making Difficult Health Decisions: A Motivated Decision-Processing Model,” 3 p.m. Sept. 13, 4127 Sennott Square.

Xinhua Zhao, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics, “Bayesian Analysis of Latent Trait Hierarchical Models for Multiple Binary Outcomes in Cluster Randomized Clinical Trials,” noon Sept. 15, Conference Room, 308 Parran Hall.

Cary Campbell, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, “The Discursive Construction of the Ivorian Nation in the Period of Ivoirité,” 2 p.m. Sept. 17, Room 1218 Cathedral of Learning.

Yoko Tanaka, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics, “An Adaptive Two-Stage Dose-Response Design Method for Establishing Proof of Concept in Drug Development,” 9:30 a.m. Sept. 17, 109 Parran Hall.

Michael V. Yudelson, School of Information Sciences’ Graduate Program in Information and Technology, “Providing Service-Based Personalization in an Adaptive Hypermedia System,” noon Sept. 17, 522 Information Sciences Building.

Alexandra B. Gil,
School of Health and Rehabilitation Science’s Rehabilitation Science Program, “The Association Between Lower Extremity Movement Patterns and Physical Function in People With Knee Osteoarthritis,” 1:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Room 4060, Forbes Tower.