Issue Date: 
March 11, 2013


University Art Gallery, Capturing the Street: Garry Winogrand and Ned Bosnick, photographs of people captured in fleeting moments of everyday life, through March 22, Frick Fine Arts Building, www.haa.pitt.edu/collections/university-art-gallery 

Senator John Heinz History Center, 1968: The Year That Rocked America, collection of artifacts and displays revealing how 1968 shaped our country, through May 12; From Slavery to Freedom, antislavery movement to the modern quest for civil rights, including material from Pitt-produced exhibition Free at Last? Slavery in Pittsburgh in the 18th and 19th Centuries displayed at Heinz History Center in 2008-09, ongoing, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District.

Frick Art and Historical Center, A Kind of Alchemy: Medieval Persian Ceramics, a look at the diversity of ceramics made in ancient Persia, through June 16, 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, TheFrickPittsburgh.org, 412-342-4075.


“Metacognition: The Next Frontier in Patient Safety and Medical Education,” Paul M. Paris, professor of emergency medicine, Pitt School of Medicine, 4 p.m. March 13, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, Provost’s Inaugural Lecture Series, www.provost.pitt.edu 


Resources available to business owners from underrepresented populations, program will detail state and federal resources for business owners, moderator is Rhonda Carson Leach, director of the Pitt Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence’s Urban Entrepreneurship Program, 1-3:30 p.m. March 14, William Pitt Union, Pitts Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, dwalker@pitt.edu , www.entrepreneur.pitt.edu

University of Pittsburgh Five Campus College Fair, speak with representatives from all five Pitt campuses, attend a seminar, learn more about Pitt’s Options Program, 2-6 p.m. March 20, Connolly Ballroom Alumni Hall, drupert@pitt.edu , www.oafa.pitt.edu 

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses

Nahom Minassie Beyene, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Rehabilitation Science and Technology, “The Synthesis of NAViSection: Modernizing Driver Rehabilitation Programs to Encompass Intelligent Vehicle Technologies,” 10 a.m. March 12, 4065 Forbes Tower. 

Elizabeth Delorme-Axford, Pitt School of Medicine’s Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology Program, “Virus-Host Interactions At the Maternal-Fetal Interface,” 1 p.m. March 14, 503 Bridgeside Point II. 

Jeffrey Walch, School of Medicine’s Immunology Program, “Mechanisms of T Cell Migration to Vascularized Organ Transplants,” 2 p.m. March 14, Lecture Room 5, Scaife Hall. 

Yen-Sheng Lin, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Rehabilitation Science and Technology, “Ultrasonographic Measurement of Acromiohumeral Distance in Manual Wheelchair User,” 2 p.m. March 18, 4065 Forbes Tower.