Issue Date: 
January 25, 2017


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



2017 Business Start Up Program Seminars, the first and second step programs in a yearlong program detailing how to effectively start and operate a small business, 7:30–10:30 a.m. Various dates beginning Jan. 13 through December, Mervis Hall, the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, for more information and how to register e-mail iee@innovation.pitt.edu

“Picking the PADlock: Chemical Strategies to Interrogate the Protein Arginine Deiminase,” Paul Thompson, professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 26, 150 Chevron Science Center, www.chem.pitt.edu

“Light, Electrons, and Protons: Their Interplay in Model Systems and Applications,” Jahan Dawlaty, assistant professor of chemistry, University of Southern California Dornsife, 4 p.m. Jan. 31, 150 Chevron Science Center, www.chem.pitt.edu

“Love Letter from a Critic, or Notes on Intersectionality Wars,” Jennifer Nash, associate professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies and African American Studies, Northwestern University, 4 p.m. Jan. 31, Year of Diversity, Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning, www.wstudies.pitt.edu

“Activist and Academic Alliances in the Women’s Movement Community in Pittsburgh, 1969–1975,” Patricia Ulbrich, Gender and Women’s Studies visiting scholar, 4 p.m. Feb. 2, Year of Diversity, 501 Cathedral of Learning, www.wstudies.pitt.edu

“Alkyne Chemistry for the Synthesis of High-Value Molecular Targets,” Gregory Dudley, Eberly Family distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, West Virginia University, 4 p.m. Feb. 2, 150 Chevron Science Center, www.chem.pitt.edu



A Social Engagement with Music by J.S. Bach and Six Americans, Roger Zahab on violin, 4 p.m. Jan. 29, Heinz Memorial Chapel, for information rzahab@pitt.edu

Pitt Graduate Composers Concert, IonSound Project, Department of Music Ensemble in Residence, will showcase works by graduate students in music composition in this free concert, 7 p.m. Feb. 5, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, www.music.pitt.edu



Open Cage (Mexico), the first film in the series “Latin America in Motion: Pitt Latin America Films,” presented by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Year of Diversity, G23 Graduate School of Public Health Building, www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas


PhD Dissertations

Rachel Woodson Goode, School of Social Work, “The Feasibility of a Binge Eating Intervention in African American Women who are Overweight or Obese,” 1:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 2117 Cathedral of Learning

Anthony Michael Cadena, School of Medicine’s Immunology Program, “Decoding Early Immune Events in Non-Human Primates Infected with Mycobacterium Tuberculosis,” 11 a.m. Jan. 27, 402 Bridgeside Point II

Keunsoo Jeong, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, “Dynamics of Global and Regional Piracy 1996-2013: The Evolution of Somali Piracy,” 12 p.m. Feb. 7, Ridgway Center Conference Room, Posvar Hall

Elizabeth Ann Rogers, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, “Perceived Barriers and Facilitators, Physical Activity, and Functional Limitations Among Older Adults,” 1 p.m. Feb. 24, A719 Graduate School of Public Health Building