Issue Date: 
April 22, 2013

University Art Gallery, 2013 Studio Arts Student Exhibition, work of graduating Studio Arts majors is featured, along with exceptional works by majors and non-majors from a range of Studio Arts courses, through April 27, 412-648-2430, studio@pitt.edu   

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, 412-342-4075, www.TheFrickPittsburgh.org   

Carnegie Museum of Art, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 102nd Annual Exhibition, the exhibition celebrates 102 years of exceptional art by members of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, through June 23, Heinz Galleries, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, www.cmoa.org 


“Control of Immune Responses by Regulatory T Cells,” Shimon Sakaguchi, professor of experimental immunology, Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University, Japan, noon April 25, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, Eberly Distinguished Lecture series, Pitt Department of Immunology, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, http://immunology.medicine.pitt.edu/ 

C.C. Li Memorial Lecture, Masatoshi Nei, Evan Pugh professor of biology, director of the Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Penn State University, noon April 26, A115 Crabtree Hall, Pitt Department of Human Genetics, Pitt Public Health, 412-624-5200, www.publichealth.pitt.edu 

Second Annual University of Pittsburgh and Tsinghua University Joint Symposium on Medical Sciences, universities collaborate to produce sessions on neuroscience, immunology, infectious diseases, reproductive and stem cell biology, and more, April 29-30, 11th Floor Scaife Hall, 412-383-9963, www.pitt-tsinghua2013.pitt.edu/ 

Pitt PhD Dissertation Defenses
Fawn Draucker, Dietrich School’s Department of Linguistics, “Participation as a Tool for Interactional Work on Twitter: A Sociolinguistic Approach to Social Media ‘Engagement,’” 2:30 p.m. April 26, 2818 Cathedral of Learning.