Issue Date: 
November 17, 2016


Frick Fine Arts Building  Chinese Apartment Art: Primary Documents from the Gao Minglu Archive, 1970s-90s, is on view at the University Art Gallery weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Dec. 9.



“Satellite Data to Support Air Quality Policy,” Tracey Holloway, president of Earth Science Women’s Network and professor at the University of Wisconsin­–Madison, 4 p.m. Nov. 17, Thaw Hall Room 11, Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, www.geology.pitt.edu

“What is ‘Orthodox’ Quantum Mechanics?” David Wallace, professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern California, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 817R Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh Center for Philosophy of Science, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr/

“Michael Chabon: In Conversation,” New York Times best-selling author and University of Pittsburgh alumnus, Michael Chabon, will be holding a conversation and reading excerpts from his new novel, Moonglow, 8 p.m. Dec. 9, Carnegie Hall, www.chabon.eventbrite.com



Pitt Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert features a performance by Pitt students celebrating the centennial anniversary of famed arranger and Pittsburgh native Billy May, 8 p.m. Nov. 17 Bellefield Hall Auditorium, www.music.pitt.edu



Hair, a musical that defined a generation, presented by University of Pittsburgh Stages, 8 p.m. Nov. 17-20 and 2 p.m. Nov. 20, Charity Randall Theatre, www.play.pitt.edu


PhD Dissertations

I Wayan Pulantara, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Department of Health Information Management, “Model, Architecture and Application of Cross-Platform Just-In-Time Adaptive Intervention (JITAI): An Implementation in Behavioral Sleep Intervention,” 1 p.m. Nov. 17, 5047 Forbes Tower

Hakan Gunaydin, Department of Political Science, “IMF Structural Conditionality and Special Interest Groups: Determinants of Program Implementation in Labor Market and Financial Sector,” 4 p.m. Nov. 21, 4606 Posvar Hall

Jared Moreines, Department of Neuroscience, “Circuit and Pharmacological Approaches for Counteracting Stress Effects on the Dopamine System: Implications for Major Depression,” 1 p.m. Nov. 22, Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Boulevard 

Kevin Melody, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, “Effects of HIV-1 Resistance to Rilpivirine in the Context of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis,” 2 p.m. Nov. 30, G23 Crabtree Hall