Issue Date: 
December 15, 2016


University of Pittsburgh Studio Arts Department, “Studio Arts Summer 2016 Creative Research Exhibition,” features works created by students who participated in the Summer 2016 Wyoming Field Study or Summer 2016 Research Opportunities, Jan. 13–Feb. 3, Frick Fine Arts Building



“To Lurk or Not to Lurk: A Feminist Philosophy for the Internet,” Gender and Women’s Studies professor Karen Frost-Arnold, visiting scholar, will discuss how to use the Internet to unlearn one’s ignorance in a responsible manner, 4 p.m. Jan. 12, 402 Cathedral of Learning, http://www.yearofdiversity.pitt.edu

2017 Business Start-Up Program Seminars, A first and second step program detailing how to effectively start and operate a small business, 7:30 a.m. Various dates beginning Jan. 13, Mervis Hall, the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, for more information and how to register e-mail iee@innovation.pitt.edu

“Run for Your Life: Exercise Effects on Brain and Cognition,” Kirk Erickson, PhD, associate professor of psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 1:30 p.m. Jan. 13, S120 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Department of Psychiatry, http://www.psychiatry.pitt.edu


PhD Dissertations

Sujini Ramachandar, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences’ Department of Communication Science and Disorders, “White Matter Connectivity Differences Between Sensorimotor Regions in People Who Stutter,” 8 a.m. Jan. 10, 4017 Forbes Tower

Nizan Leibovich, Department of Music, “Empty Spaces: Temporal Structures and Timbral Transformations in Gerard Grisey’s Modulations,” and “Release for 12 Musicians [Original Composition],” 12 p.m. Jan. 10, 114 Music Building

Sara Gulgas, Department of Music, “Looking Forward to the Past: Baroque Rock’s Postmodern Nostalgia and the Politics of Memory,” 11:30 a.m. Feb. 16, 302 Music Building