Events Calendar

October 20 - November 18, 2019

Sunday, October 20

20 Oct
5 Strategies to Actually Enjoy the Holidays This Year: Life Solutions Webinar

So often, the holidays are depicted as a time of blissful good cheer and family connection. Why do so many of us feel busy, pressured, or lonely each year...

October 20, 2019
20 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

20 Oct
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

20 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

20 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

20 Oct
Arts Fest

Come out and tell all your friends to come to the PITT ARTS Arts Fest! Featuring Squonk Opera performing their fabulous "Hand to Hand" show at 12:00 & 3:30...

20 Oct
Letterpress Demo Day

Letterpress was the main form of printing text for 500 years, starting from its invention in the 15th century. If you're interested in learning to tell your...

20 Oct
Organ Recital featuring Kenneth Danchik

Saint Paul Cathedral organist Kenneth Danchik will present a recital of organ works that he intended to play in September at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris....

October 20, 2019 3:00 p.m.
20 Oct
Fall 2019 Fall Preceptor Seminar

Pitt Pharmacy, in cooperation with the UPMC Center for Continuing Education, hosts two preceptor CE training sessions each year. The Fall 2019 session is...

October 20, 2019 4:00 p.m.
20 Oct
Fraternity and Sorority Life 101

All students interested in fraternity and sorority life are required to attend a Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) 101 session prior to recruitment or...

October 20, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Monday, October 21

21 Oct
5 Strategies to Actually Enjoy the Holidays This Year: Life Solutions Webinar

So often, the holidays are depicted as a time of blissful good cheer and family connection. Why do so many of us feel busy, pressured, or lonely each year...

October 21, 2019
21 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

21 Oct
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

21 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Christian Fellowship Club Lunch

Members of the Christian Fellowship Club (CFC) meet every Monday and Thursday for food, friends, and good conversation. If you're looking for an event that's...

21 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

21 Oct
Flu Shot Clinic - Johnstown

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

21 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

21 Oct
Molecular Chaperones - Cellular Machines for Protein Folding

Joint Seminar, Departments of Biological Sciences and Structural Biology will host a talk by Johannes Buchner, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry,...

October 21, 2019 12:00 p.m.
21 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Academic Village Senate Meetings

Share your ideas with the Academic Village Senate when they meet every Monday in Village Hall 101.

October 21, 2019 12:00 p.m.
21 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: La Femme Meeting

Are you interested in issues affecting women and equality for all? Then be sure to attend the La Femme meeting for a great discussion.

October 21, 2019 1:00 p.m.
21 Oct
Sustainable Development: Dr. Victoria Nalongo Namusi of Uganda

Join us as we discuss sustainable development from a leading expert in Uganda, Dr. Victoria Nalongo Namusi. Victoria has worked as a journalist, goverment...

October 21, 2019 3:00 p.m.
21 Oct
Let's Talk Africa! Lecture Series: Opportunities in Uganda

Meet and network with Dr. Victoria Nalongo Namusisi, Founder and Director of Bright Kids Uganda. Victoria has more than 20 years of experience in journalism,...

October 21, 2019 4:00 p.m.
21 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: College Republicans General Meeting

The College Republicans invite the campus community to attend their general meeting to see what the club has planned and to talk about current events....

October 21, 2019 6:00 p.m.
21 Oct
Beatbox 101

Who needs instruments? Learn how to make music with the best instrument you've already got: your body! Vocal percussion pops up in the musical histories of...

21 Oct
Stories Untold: An Art Exhibit on Mental Health and Creative Expression

An art exhibit featuring work from students and local professionals, centering around how we visualize and artistically depict mental illnesses and mental...

October 21, 2019 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 22

22 Oct
5 Strategies to Actually Enjoy the Holidays This Year: Life Solutions Webinar

So often, the holidays are depicted as a time of blissful good cheer and family connection. Why do so many of us feel busy, pressured, or lonely each year...

October 22, 2019
22 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

22 Oct
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

22 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

22 Oct
Sustainable Design Breakfast

Break bagels with Chris Guignon, architectural designer at evolveEA RSVP required (so we have enough bagels for you): Pi.tt/alumnibreakfast Cathedral of...

October 22, 2019 8:00 a.m.
22 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

22 Oct
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Part-Time Faculty

This in-person session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, with the help of a training specialist....

October 22, 2019 9:00 a.m.
22 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

October 22, 2019 9:30 a.m.
22 Oct
Food Truck Round-Up

Calling all food fans: Pitt Conference Services is hosting a Food Truck Round-Up in support of the United Way on Tuesday, October 22 from 11:00am - 3:00pm in...

October 22, 2019 11:00 a.m.
22 Oct
Forum on the Process for Conducting Graduate Student Title IX Investigations

A forum on the Process for Conducting Graduate Student Title IX Investigations will be led by Jennifer Seng, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief Legal...

October 22, 2019 12:00 p.m.
22 Oct
Help Protect You, Your Family, and Your Money: TIAA Live Webinar

Are you concerned about identity theft and your family’s security online? Learn from the COO for TIAA’s Office of Cybersecurity about measures to help...

October 22, 2019 12:00 p.m.
22 Oct
Painless PubMed

This one hour workshop is designed to quickly introduce or update you about searching in the PubMed database. Offered bi-weekly, the topics include: building...

22 Oct
What can the Opposite of Gene Delivery Accomplish?

Kam Leong, PhD will be guest presenter as part of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar Series.

October 22, 2019 12:00 p.m.
22 Oct
Linking Signaling and Transcriptional Programs for Precision Cancer Therapy

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series will host a talk by Hatice Osmanbeyoglu, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department...

22 Oct
Dangerous Work: Environmental NGOs and Activists in the US and the former Soviet Union

Environmental defenders are under increasing attack throughout the world, including in the Unites States and in the former Soviet Union. Administrative and...

22 Oct
360 Degree Video Workshop: The Open Lab @ Hillman

In this hands-on workshop, participants learn to create 360° videos. Upon completing the first hour of the workshop, participants are authorized to...

October 22, 2019 2:30 p.m.
22 Oct
Anti-Bias Training Just for Graduate Students

This training will be designed and led by Anti-Defamation trained facilitators from Office of Diversity and Inclusion specifically for graduate and...

October 22, 2019 2:30 p.m.
22 Oct
Dr. Thomas Colacot - Emerging Technologies in Cross Coupling & C-H Activated Borylations

Dr. Thomas Colacot - Millipore Sigma (Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany) USA

October 22, 2019 2:30 p.m.
22 Oct
Money at Work 2: Sharpening Investment Skills: TIAA Live Webinar

Feel more secure in your savings strategy by verifying you’re on the right track. And if you’re off track, know what adjustments you need to make. Learn how...

October 22, 2019 3:00 p.m.
22 Oct
Political Candidate Forum

Candidates running for District Attorney, County Controller, Chief Executive, and Countywide County Council Members will be invited to sit on a panel to...

October 22, 2019 5:00 p.m.
22 Oct
SSW Career Workshops: Effective Interviews

This session will provide participants with the strategies and skills necessary to turn interviews into job offers. Best practices for preparation, attire,...

October 22, 2019 5:00 p.m.
22 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Christian Fellowship Club Bible Study

The Christian Fellowship Club (CFC) will host a Bible Study at the Alumni Pavilion where you can delve deeper into the Bible and take time to learn about and...

22 Oct
Book Event with Kate Hope Day

Join the Humanities Center for a Conversation with Kate Hope Day, author of If, Then (2019). Kate Hope Day holds a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College and a Ph.D....

October 22, 2019 6:30 p.m.
22 Oct
If Only I Knew: Financial Lessons to My Younger Self

Patrice Washington shares her experiences and observations on her journey from debt-laden 18-year-old to bestselling author, radio host and leading authority...

October 22, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 23

23 Oct
5 Strategies to Actually Enjoy the Holidays This Year: Life Solutions Webinar

So often, the holidays are depicted as a time of blissful good cheer and family connection. Why do so many of us feel busy, pressured, or lonely each year...

October 23, 2019
23 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

23 Oct
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

23 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

23 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

23 Oct
Learn About Good Research Practices

Overseeing a research study can be challenging, especially if you are new to the research environment. This workshop will provide an overview of the various...

October 23, 2019 9:00 a.m.
23 Oct
Pawsitive U

Each Wednesday from 11:30am-12:30pm the Office of Resience Life sponsors Pawsitive U- a wellness initiative to promote positivity and wellness on campus!

October 23, 2019 11:30 a.m.
23 Oct
Artful Wednesdays: Sierra Sellers & Alex Jeffe

Relax over lunch to the soulful voice of Sierra Sellers appearing with guitarist Alex Jeffe at Nordy’s place! Free Lunch! No need to sign up, just show up...

October 23, 2019 12:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Common Reliance Pitfalls and How to Overcome Them

Reliance is a common mechanism used in human subject research regulation that permits one IRB to act as the IRB of Record for external institutions. There...

October 23, 2019 12:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Free Headshot & Photo Editing With Adobe!

Need a headshot? Swing by the WPU lawn patio and get yours taken for free! After your turn in front of the camera, we'll have graphic designers at the ready...

October 23, 2019 12:00 p.m.
23 Oct
How to: Write Essays That Win Scholarships

Learn to craft THE personal statement that can win you scholarships & awards! Get tips from expert Scholarship Advisors and former international scholarship...

October 23, 2019 12:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Performance: Departures

“Departures” is a performance that deals with Cuban diaspora from 1959 to the present. It goes through each of the best-known migration crisis (i.e. 1980,...

October 23, 2019 12:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Study Abroad General Info Session

Curious about studying abroad? Come to this open information session to learn more about the opportunities available to you. YOU can study abroad!

October 23, 2019 12:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Understanding Medicare: TIAA Live Webinar

Paying for healthcare in retirement is a critical part of financial planning and it is important to understand how Medicare operates and what choices you...

October 23, 2019 12:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Black-European Women's Internationalism in the Late Twentieth Century

New Voices in Africana Studies Lecture Series presents: Pamela Ohene-Nyako, University of Geneva. Pamela Ohene-Nyako is a PhD candidate in the Department...

23 Oct
ChIP-Seq & Partek Flow

This 3-hour hands-on workshop provides a brief introduction to techniques, platforms, and methods used in chromatin profiling experiments, including...

23 Oct
The Benefits of Innovation

This workshop will explore how the process of innovation benefits students—during their time here at Pitt and in their careers post-graduation. Take...

October 23, 2019 1:00 p.m.
23 Oct
1989 Year of Revolutions: Africa and the Cold War

1989 changed everything. It opened the door to German re-unification, the European Union, the englargement of NATO, globalization, two decades of U.S....

October 23, 2019 2:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Start to Finish: The Early Career Woman's Guide to Financial Wisdom: TIAA Live Webinar

When women are starting their careers, there’s a lot to consider—career goals, job satisfaction, achieving a work/life balance. But it’s important to also...

October 23, 2019 3:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Abraham's/Ibrahim's Sacrifice in the Bible and Qur'an and its relevancy today

Dr. Younus Mirza will examine the Biblical and Qur'anic story of Abraham's/Ibrahim's sacrifice. He will highlight the multiple explanations of relevant...

October 23, 2019 4:00 p.m.
23 Oct
CUETalks Lecture - Finding Reason for Hope: Race, Inequality, and Educational Change

Followed by a reception 6-7 p.m. This talk with Dr. Na'ilah Suad Nasir will explore educational inequality, focusing in particular on inequality in relation...

October 23, 2019 4:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Abraham’s/Ibrahim’s Sacrifice in the Bible and Qur’an and Its Relevancy Today

This presentation will examine the Biblical and Qur’anic story of Abraham’s/Ibrahim’s sacrifice. It will begin by highlighting the multiple explanations of...

October 23, 2019 4:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Pitt-Johnstown women's soccer vs. Seton Hill

Mountain Cats host PSAC rivals Seton Hill University.

October 23, 2019 4:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Curiosity Hours

Let one of our Undergraduate Mentors treat you to a cup of coffee while you chat about research opportunities and creative pursuits at Curiosity Hours. No...

October 23, 2019 5:00 p.m.
23 Oct
SAFE Self-Defense Training

Self Defense Awareness Familiarization Exchange (SAFE) is a crime-victim prevention and awareness program sponsored by the National Self-Defense Institute,...

October 23, 2019 6:00 p.m.
23 Oct
Living with the Dead: A Party Celebrating the George A. Romero Archival Collection

Our evening celebration is packed with entertainment and fun for all! First chance to see collection materials on exhibit!Behind-the-scene, interview, and...

October 23, 2019 7:00 p.m.
23 Oct
SETPoint Training

SETPoint offers training that combines the physical resistance skills of traditional self-defense with confidence-building empowerment training. Join us for...

October 23, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 24

24 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

24 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Christian Fellowship Club Lunch

Members of the Christian Fellowship Club (CFC) meet every Monday and Thursday for food, friends, and good conversation. If you're looking for an event that's...

24 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

24 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

24 Oct
Dissertation Defense: Tenley Brownright

"Using High-Resolution Measles Vaccination Coverage Data Improves Detection of Spatial Heterogeneity and Measles Outbreak Risks in the U.S. and...

October 24, 2019 9:00 a.m.
24 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

October 24, 2019 9:30 a.m.
24 Oct
ETD Workshop

Learn how to format your thesis or dissertation using the University’s Microsoft Word template. We’ll also cover converting the finished Word document to PDF...

October 24, 2019 11:00 a.m.
24 Oct
I Love Pitt Day & Dean's Hour

Celebrate your Pitt Pride and enjoy music, food, and a free t-shirt!

October 24, 2019 11:30 a.m.
24 Oct
Language of Civil Rights: The Impact of Current SCOTUS Cases on LGBTQIA+

Professionals from around campus will discuss Title VII of the Civil Rights act of 1964 and how current Supreme Court cases are impacting it. About this...

24 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: News of the World

Dr. Lipika Mazumdar invites students to join her in a discussion of the important news of the day. This is an Academic Village LEARNING event.

October 24, 2019 11:45 a.m.
24 Oct
Open Access Primer

Get up to speed with the Open Access movement in this one-hour workshop. We will start with a definition and cover the latest updates such as Plan S, hybrid...

October 24, 2019 12:00 p.m.
24 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Think Before You Drink & Drive

As part of Pitt-Greensburg's Alcohol Awareness Week (Oct. 21-25) and in collaboration with Saint Vincent College Prevention Projects, Pitt-Greensburg...

October 24, 2019 12:00 p.m.
24 Oct
The 411 on 529 College Savings Plans: TIAA Live Webinar

You can learn all about how 529 college savings plans work and how to invest in one for a child, grandchild, yourself or other loved one. Learn more about...

October 24, 2019 12:00 p.m.
24 Oct
Sidestepping the Lobster's Claw: Early British Children's Literature and Atlantic Capitalism

Join the Humanities Center at our Thursday colloquia. Courtney Weikle-Mills (Pitt, English) to discuss her written work, prepared responses by several...

October 24, 2019 12:30 p.m.
24 Oct
Provost's Office Hours

Provost Ann Cudd is holding monthly office hours for all faculty, staff, and students. She invites you to use this forum as an opportunity to meet with her...

October 24, 2019 1:30 p.m.
24 Oct
Fraternity and Sorority Life 101

All students interested in fraternity and sorority life are required to attend a Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) 101 session prior to recruitment or...

October 24, 2019 3:00 p.m.
24 Oct
PechaKucha Basics

This image-based presentation method is well-suited for our average attention-span of 8 to 10 minutes. Learn PechaKucha basics (20 slides + 20 seconds...

24 Oct
Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement: TIAA Live Webinar

Find out how retirement savings, planning and the real benefit of time are essential features of retirement investments. Learn more about TIAA live webinar...

October 24, 2019 3:00 p.m.
24 Oct
Conference: Performance Art in Post-Soviet Cuba

El Ciervo Encantado will be discussing the implications of producing performance art in Cuba today. Reflecting of their trajectory of over 20 years of...

October 24, 2019 4:00 p.m.
24 Oct
Prickle1 regulates chondrocyte polarity through protein-protein interactions with Dishevelled 2 and 3

Join us for a Pittsburgh Center for Bone & Mineral Research Seminar Series lecture. Presented by: Yong (Roy) Wan, Ph.D. Department of Dental...

24 Oct
Metal from Clay: Pittsburgh's Aluminum Stories

Join us for an opening reception on October 24 from 5-7pm! Reflect on the histories of aluminum through a selection of objects and other original materials...

24 Oct
Salary Negotiation Training

Come join the SEC and MSW Alum, Hilary Brown, to learn all about how to negotiate salaries for social work jobs coming out of the MSW program!

October 24, 2019 5:00 p.m.
24 Oct
The Curious Drawings of Doctor Clapp

Join us for an opening reception on October 24 from 5-7pm! What do old Italian drawings have to do with shells, rocks, coins and other curiosities from...

24 Oct
Pittsburgh Film and Media Colloquium: "René Magritte and the Cinema: Petrification, Fantasy, and Horror"

Lecture by Lucy Fischer Lucy Fischer is a Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh where she directed the Film...

October 24, 2019 5:30 p.m.
24 Oct
Women's Entrepreneurship Week: She Creates

Each year, She Creates will be hosted during Women’s Entrepreneurship Week and will discuss the challenges around women as tech leaders and as founders in...

24 Oct
Bound & UnBound: Little Black(out) Book

Have you seen blackout poetry on Instagram or Tumblr? Learn how to create your own, and turn it into a mini-book to keep or share! The first part of this...

24 Oct
Cycle Series: Menstruation from a Transmasculine Perspective

Celebrate LGBT History Month with a short film premiere and panel discussion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health complexities. Cycle Series is...

October 24, 2019 6:00 p.m.
24 Oct
Media Internship Panel

This event will be a panel and networking opportunity for studfents to learn about internships and careers in media and writing. In partnership with the...

October 24, 2019 6:00 p.m.
24 Oct
Mendeley Basics Workshop

Each training session will cover creating an account, searching resources and exporting citations, organizing citations, attaching files to citations,...

October 24, 2019 6:00 p.m.
24 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Spooky Genitalia

Come join La Femme for Spooky Genitalia! Play a game of Kahoot sex ed and participate in the genitalia drawing contest. Free food and prizes! *Trigger...

October 24, 2019 7:00 p.m.
24 Oct
TESSA Talks

Discussion for students, by students. Technology - Education - Science - Society - Art Cathedral of Learning, floor 35. Join us for pizza & discussion every...

October 24, 2019 7:00 p.m.
24 Oct
Mental Health Vigil

An event to close out the month, featured student and faculty speakers will speak about their personal experiences and what mental health means to them. Dean...

Friday, October 25

25 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

25 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

25 Oct
Dissertation Defense: Kevin Gasperich

Chemistry PhD Defense: Calculation of Intermolecular Interactions via Diffusion Monte Carlo Advisor: Kenneth Jordan Committee members: Sean...

October 25, 2019 8:00 a.m.
25 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

25 Oct
Writing Assignments: Design, Assessment, and Feedback

This workshop will help participants identify characteristics of an effective writing assignment, design grading criteria and rubrics, assess writing...

October 25, 2019 11:00 a.m.
25 Oct
2019 Pitt Nursing Homecoming and Reunion Luncheon

Save the date for a luncheon to reconnect with your alma mater and fellow alumni. The afternoon will include lunch with reserved seating and honor the 25th...

October 25, 2019 11:30 a.m.
25 Oct
Spooky Strides

Join the Be Fit Pitt group for a 1-mile walking loop around the Cathedral of Learning. The loop will include multiple Halloween-themed activity stations....

25 Oct
Targeting Memory Mechanisms to Treat Addiction

Come join us on October 25, 2019 for this Meet the PI lecture highlighting the findings of Translational Neuroscience Program investigator Mary Torregrossa,...

25 Oct
The Opioid Dilemma

Travis N. Rieder, PhD Research Scholar Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Abstract: America’s most serious problem with prescription opioids is not...

October 25, 2019 12:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Data Visualization Best Practices, including Introduction to Tableau Public

Being able to effectively communicate your data to an audience is a necessary part of any project. How to harness visualization tools to tell a story will be...

25 Oct
Lifestyle Strategies for Professional Growth

Making the transition from high school to college and college to professional life can be stressful and confusing–this Three-Part Workshop will give you the...

October 25, 2019 1:00 p.m.
25 Oct
The African American Alumni Council : Time Capsule Ceremony

AAAC 50th Commemoration Weekend – Part of Homecoming 2019 Items will be collected, marking the official commemoration of history for the future. Burial, at...

October 25, 2019 1:30 p.m.
25 Oct
Book Launch and Panel Discussion: "Say It Loud!”

The African American Alumni Council (AAAC) 50thCommemoration Weekend – Part of Homecoming 2019 "Say It Loud" is a book of oral histories collected from...

October 25, 2019 2:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Brand Briefings

Brand briefings are 20-30 minute presentations about the branding initiative including the research and discovery phase, as well as our brand drivers and...

October 25, 2019 2:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Researchers' Writing Group

Join the Researchers’ Writing Group – this voluntary writing program is open to all faculty. The program will provide a space for interested faculty to meet...

October 25, 2019 2:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Dr. Penny Sackett (Former Chief Scientist of Australia)

Title: Living as if we have a future on this Earth Abstract: We are living in the Anthropocene. Recent research shows that humans are — on many fronts —...

October 25, 2019 3:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Issues in LGBT Health - Rachel Levine, PA Secretary of Health

Celebrate LGBT History Month with an address by Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, MD, one of the U.S.'s highest-ranking transgender officials....

October 25, 2019 3:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Mixed Media (Card) Making

Do you love to experiment with mixed media? Need a personalized gift for a friend or family member? Create mini custom designs with paper, beads, fabric, and...

25 Oct
Transnational, Hemispheric, and Cold War Arts: A Collective Book Launch

Join the Humanities Center for a Transnational, Hemispheric, and Cold War Arts: A Collective Book Launch with Caitlin Bruce (Pitt, Communication), Harris...

October 25, 2019 3:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Disability and the Future: A Conversation on Conserving and Promoting Human Diversity

The Medical Humanities welcome Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Emory, English) for a lecture. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson is a disability justice and culture...

October 25, 2019 5:30 p.m.
25 Oct
Disability and the Future: A Conversation with Rosemarie Garland-Thomson on Conserving and Promoting Human Diversity

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, PhD Professor of English Emory University Abstract: This free reading and activist-academic networking hour at the Senator John...

October 25, 2019 5:30 p.m.
25 Oct
Pitt Law Alumni Reunion Weekend

Join us this fall as we celebrate 2019 Pitt Homecoming and host our annual Pitt Law Alumni Reunion Weekend. Attendees will have an opportunity to visit with...

October 25, 2019 6:00 p.m.
25 Oct
I Do, I Do...Again!

Join us for a walk down the aisle to wedding music, have a photo taken of you and your sweetheart at the altar and leave the chapel with a rose to remember...

October 25, 2019 7:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Pitt-Johnstown volleyball vs. Cal U

Mountain Cats host PSAC rival California University of PA

October 25, 2019 7:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Blue, Bold, and Black… Say it Loud: From Uprising to Still Rising

African American Alumni Council (AAAC) 50th Commemoration Weekend – Part of Homecoming 2019 Documentary Film Debut “Blue, Bold, and Black… Say it Loud:...

October 25, 2019 8:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Homecoming Laser and Fireworks Show

Join your fellow Pitt students and alumni on Bigelow Boulevard to see the skies above the Cathedral of Learning light up. Pitt Program Council invites you to...

October 25, 2019 9:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Monte Carlo Night

Pitt Program Council invites you to the annual Monte Carlo Night! After you watch the mesmerizing Laser & Fireworks show, come inside to the WPU Assembly...

October 25, 2019 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 26

26 Oct
IBM BlueHack

BlueHack is a two-day novel hackathon for students who have a passion for problem solving around a particular theme. Find a team, join a team, work...

26 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

26 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

26 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

26 Oct
Saturday Shareshop: Cosplay and Costume Construction

Come watch our makers work on projects they’re interested in and ask questions about their processes, the hows and whys of making, and more! October's focus...

26 Oct
Pitt-Johnstown volleyball vs. Seton Hill

Mountain Cats host PSAC foe Seton Hill University in women's volleyball.

October 26, 2019 1:00 p.m.
26 Oct
Sankofa Gala and Distinguished African American Alumni Awards

The African American Council (AAAC) 50th Commemoration Weekend – Part of Homecoming 2019 The “crescendo” event be celebrating distinguished alumni...

October 26, 2019 6:00 p.m.
26 Oct
Kennywood Fright Night

Take a ride down to Kennywood Park and enjoy their annual Phantom Fright Night! Pre-registration is required. Please check Pitt Class of 2023 facebook or...

October 26, 2019 6:30 p.m.
26 Oct
Chabad House on Campus Dessert Reception Honoring Chancellor Patrick Gallagher

On October 26th, we have a wonderful opportunity to honor Chancellor Patrick Gallagher at the 31st Anniversary Celebration of Chabad House on Campus. This...

October 26, 2019 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 27

27 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

27 Oct
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

27 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

27 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

27 Oct
Annual Sankofa Farewell Fellowship Brunch

African American Alumni Council (AAAC) 50th Commemoration Weekend – Part of Homecoming 2019 Honoring Rising African American Alumni Rising Leaders Award and...

October 27, 2019 11:00 a.m.
27 Oct
Letterpress Demo Day

Letterpress was the main form of printing text for 500 years, starting from its invention in the 15th century. If you're interested in learning to tell your...

27 Oct
PPAC: Jonathan Burns - Flexible Comedy

Born with the gifts of flexibility, curiosity, and goofiness, Jonathan Burns now uses these unique talents to astonish audiences around the globe.

October 27, 2019 3:00 p.m.
27 Oct
Unity Brass Quintet

The Unity Brass Quintet is pleased to make its Heinz Memorial Chapel debut. Formed in 2018, Unity Brass is made up of top players from the Edgewood Symphony...

October 27, 2019 3:00 p.m.
27 Oct
Sunday Stanza: Picture to Page

Ekphrastic writing is work inspired or stimulated by a work of art. Photographs, because of their senses of immediacy and intimacy, can be especially useful...

Monday, October 28

28 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

28 Oct
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

28 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Christian Fellowship Club Lunch

Members of the Christian Fellowship Club (CFC) meet every Monday and Thursday for food, friends, and good conversation. If you're looking for an event that's...

28 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

28 Oct
14th Annual Electric Power Industry Conference

The Electric Power Industry Conference welcomes industry leaders, regional investors, researchers, academics and students to discuss and debate the...

28 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

28 Oct
Flu Shot Clinic - Biomedical Science Tower

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

28 Oct
Pitt+Me Day: A SALK-a-bration of Research!

What do the polio vaccine, CPR, and double-organ transplantation have in common? They were all discovered thanks to researchers at the University of...

October 28, 2019 10:00 a.m.
28 Oct
Private Equity and Investor Protection in the United States and in Europe.”

Doris Toyou will defend her dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Juridical Sciences on October 28, 2019, at 10 a.m. Eastern time in Room 121 of the Barco...

October 28, 2019 10:00 a.m.
28 Oct
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Information Session

OTD Information Sessions are a great opportunity to meet with a current student and one of our faculty members who will answer your questions and provide...

October 28, 2019 12:00 p.m.
28 Oct
Jazz Seminar Kickoff Concert

Free - Enjoy classic and modern compositions for Big Band in the Lower Lounge of the William Pitt Union when the Pitt Jazz Ensemble gives the first...

October 28, 2019 12:00 p.m.
28 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Academic Village Senate Meetings

Share your ideas with the Academic Village Senate when they meet every Monday in Village Hall 101.

October 28, 2019 12:00 p.m.
28 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: La Femme Meeting

Are you interested in issues affecting women and equality for all? Then be sure to attend the La Femme meeting for a great discussion.

October 28, 2019 1:00 p.m.
28 Oct
Dissertation Defense: Tianyi Luo

Chemistry PhD Defense: Metal-Organic Framework Platforms: Diversity-Oriented Synthesis and Application-Directed Custom Design Advisor: Nathaniel...

October 28, 2019 2:00 p.m.
28 Oct
Fraternity and Sorority Life 101

All students interested in fraternity and sorority life are required to attend a Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) 101 session prior to recruitment or...

October 28, 2019 3:00 p.m.
28 Oct
Jazz Seminar Open Jam Session

This Jazz Jam Session is open to all University students from the region.

October 28, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 29

29 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

29 Oct
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

29 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

29 Oct
MQE Program Information Webinar

Pitt’s Master of Science in Quantitative Economics, https://www.mqe.pitt.edu/, is an 8 month STEM degree program with career services enrolling now for...

October 29, 2019 8:00 a.m.
29 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

29 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

October 29, 2019 9:30 a.m.
29 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Spanish Tertulia

Come join in the conversation and games--in Spanish! Speakers at all levels of the Spanish language are welcome at the gathering on designated Tuesdays in...

October 29, 2019 11:45 a.m.
29 Oct
Lifetime Income: A Pitt-Exclusive TIAA Live Webinar

Many of us face challenges and risks as we plan for retirement, and thinking about supplementing our income in retirement can be stressful. Join TIAA for a...

October 29, 2019 12:00 p.m.
29 Oct
Zotero Tricks and Treats

Are you seeking new ways to use Zotero? Do you have a favorite Zotero add-on or tool that you would like to share? Join fellow Zotero users for a session...

29 Oct
Implicit Bias and Microaggression Training

Katie Pope, Title IX Coordinator will present her talk at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series. Host: Yana Najjar, MD

29 Oct
DocuSign Basics: Gather e-Signatures and Manage Document Workflow

Attend this hands-on introductory session to learn how to electronically send, sign, and manage documents using the University's eSignature Service (DocuSign).

October 29, 2019 1:00 p.m.
29 Oct
Pitt Commons Training Session: Program/Group Administration Features and Best Practices

Join us for training sessions to discover the rich opportunities available on this new Web-based hub for mentoring, networking, and connecting with people in...

29 Oct
3D Printing Workshop: The Open Lab @ Hillman

During this interactive workshop, participants learn the basics of 3D printing by examining current technologies, using online resources to find and generate...

October 29, 2019 2:30 p.m.
29 Oct
2019 Pitt Social Work Alumni Awards and Reception

3:00-5:00 p.m. program 5:00-7:00 p.m. reception Read about the awardees and RSVP>>

October 29, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 30

30 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

30 Oct
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

30 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

30 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

30 Oct
Flu Shot Clinic - Benedum Hall

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

October 30, 2019 10:00 a.m.
30 Oct
Techtober Fest

Techtober is coming to an end, and we're throwing a party to celebrate! Join us at the University Store on Fifth for Techtoberfest on Wednesday, October 30...

October 30, 2019 11:00 a.m.
30 Oct
Pawsitive U

Each Wednesday from 11:30am-12:30pm the Office of Resience Life sponsors Pawsitive U- a wellness initiative to promote positivity and wellness on campus!

October 30, 2019 11:30 a.m.
30 Oct
Artful Wednesdays: Sweaty Already String Band

The Sweaty Already String Band hits the stage with a blend of original, traditional and modern bluegrass, along with some unexpected covers! Free Lunch! No...

October 30, 2019 12:00 p.m.
30 Oct
Create Your Own Custom T-Shirt with The Open Lab @ Hillman

In this hands-on workshop, participants learn to create vinyl designs and apply them to T-shirts using Silhouette Studio software, a Silhouette Cameo 3...

October 30, 2019 12:00 p.m.
30 Oct
IRB 101 for Expedited Studies

This session will provide new researchers with the basic skills to manage a study that will be submitted for expedited review. Attendees will learn about...

October 30, 2019 12:00 p.m.
30 Oct
Gene Regulation

This 3-hr hands-on workshop provides an overview of resources and search strategies on transcriptional regulation. Emphasis will be given to HSLS-licensed...

30 Oct
Arm-Knitting with Pitt Knits

Knitting without needles? Yes! Arm-knitting is a super-sized version of needle knitting: bigger, chunkier, and super easy to learn. Drop in anytime between...

30 Oct
Donuts n' Discusion

Join the Pitt-Greensburg Spanish club for an educational discussion on topics relevant to Hispanic Culture.

October 30, 2019 3:00 p.m.
30 Oct
Curiosity Hours

Let one of our Undergraduate Mentors treat you to a cup of coffee while you chat about research opportunities and creative pursuits at Curiosity Hours. No...

October 30, 2019 5:00 p.m.
30 Oct
Admissions Alumni Panel

Join two of our alumni and hear about how their Pitt Social Work degrees helped to shape their career paths! RSVP HERE

October 30, 2019 6:00 p.m.
30 Oct
Techtober Fest

Techtober is coming to an end, and we're throwing a party to celebrate! Join us at the University Store on Fifth for Techtoberfest on Wednesday, October 30...

October 30, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 31

31 Oct
Fysshynge Wyth an Angle

“Give me mine Angle, we’ll to the ‘River,” Berners, Shakespeare, Foster, & Rinehart: Four Views of Fysshynge wyth an Angle, 15th Century-20th Century,...

31 Oct
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

31 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Christian Fellowship Club Lunch

Members of the Christian Fellowship Club (CFC) meet every Monday and Thursday for food, friends, and good conversation. If you're looking for an event that's...

31 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

31 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

31 Oct
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – All Job types

This instructor-led session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, from the comfort of your desk. The...

31 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

October 31, 2019 9:30 a.m.
31 Oct
LinkedIn Learning: Professional Development On Demand

Make the most of a fantastic professional development resource—LinkedIn Learning. Learn how to search thousands of courses in business, technology, and...

October 31, 2019 10:00 a.m.
31 Oct
PepsiCo. Recycling Roadster Game Day

PepsiCo. Recycling Roadster is making a Pitt Stop to campus on Thursday, October 31 from 10:00am-2:00pm in Schenley Quad! The Recycling Roadster is a hybrid...

October 31, 2019 10:00 a.m.
31 Oct
Managing Data for Comprehensive Lit Reviews: DistillerSR

Pitt faculty and staff in the schools of the health sciences have access to DistillerSR (DSR), web-based software that can be used to create screening and...

31 Oct
Cybersecurity Scarehouse

Free admission with Pitt student ID! Heeere's Scarehouse! Pitt IT invites students to experience the Cybersecurity Scarehouse—a frighteningly good...

October 31, 2019 11:00 a.m.
31 Oct
Maggie & Stella's Halloween Party

Boo-yah! Maggie & Stella are throwing a spooktacular Halloween Party with scary good contests, raffles, and tastings from on Thursday, October 31 from...

October 31, 2019 11:00 a.m.
31 Oct
Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar "NMR and electrophysiology studies of activation and slow inactivation of a voltage-gated sodium channel"

Yan Xu, Ph.D., Peter Winter Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor, Departments of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology and Structural Biology, University of...

October 31, 2019 11:00 a.m.
31 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: News of the World

Dr. Lipika Mazumdar invites students to join her in a discussion of the important news of the day. This is an Academic Village LEARNING event.

October 31, 2019 11:45 a.m.
31 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Visual Arts Society (VAS) Meeting

Join the Pitt-Greensburg Visual Arts Society (VAS) for their bi-weekly meeting!

October 31, 2019 11:45 a.m.
31 Oct
Crafting a Data Management Plan

What is a Data Management Plan? This session will answer that question, as well as describe the steps to creating a DMP, tools that can help with DMP...

31 Oct
Pitt IT and the Pathway to the Future : Vice Chancellor and CIO, Mark Henderson

Pitt IT and the Pathway to the Future Join University Staff Council in welcoming Mark Henderson, Pitt’s new Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer,...

October 31, 2019 12:00 p.m.
31 Oct
Circuits of Play: Early Video Games As Spatial Topologies

Join the Humanities Center at our Thursday colloquia. Zach Horton (Pitt, English) will discuss his written work, prepared responses by several faculty...

October 31, 2019 12:30 p.m.
31 Oct
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Part-Time Faculty

This virtual session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, with the help of a training specialist. The...

31 Oct
Jewelry Making with The Open Lab @ Hillman

During this interactive workshop, participants learn to create their own unisex jewelry and use a color wheel to find combinations to make their creations...

October 31, 2019 2:30 p.m.
31 Oct
Planning for Retirement - The Why, What, and How: TIAA Live Webinar

Join us for a webinar discussing the challenges and risks people face in retirement, and how good planning can address them. During this workshop we will...

October 31, 2019 3:00 p.m.
31 Oct
Trans Rights in Allegheny County Jail

With Vanessa Carter, Vice President of SisTers Pittsburgh. Snacks - coffee - tea Part of Pitt Honors Community Cafe series with nonprofit leaders in the city.

October 31, 2019 3:00 p.m.
31 Oct
SSW Career Workshops: Effective Interviews

This session will provide participants with the strategies and skills necessary to turn interviews into job offers. Best practices for preparation, attire,...

October 31, 2019 5:00 p.m.
31 Oct
Claire Katz: "Education After Auschwitz: Levinas, Jewish Education, and the Crisis of Humanism"

In a 1966 radio interview published as “Education after Auschwitz,” the critical theorist, Theodor Adorno declares, “the premier demand upon all education is...

October 31, 2019 5:30 p.m.
31 Oct
Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House

Join Pitt Program Council on Halloween night for a haunted house trip to Hundred Acres Manor! For $10 you will get VIP admission to a continuous walk-through...

October 31, 2019 6:00 p.m.
31 Oct
Jazz Seminar Student Composition Showcase

Free - Pitt solo performers, duos, and trios will perform original compositions.

October 31, 2019 6:30 p.m.
31 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Spooktacular Halloween Party

Join the Academic Village Senate at our annual Halloween Dance! Music, Food, Fun, and Prizes!

October 31, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Friday, November 1

01 Nov
Fysshynge Wyth an Angle

“Give me mine Angle, we’ll to the ‘River,” Berners, Shakespeare, Foster, & Rinehart: Four Views of Fysshynge wyth an Angle, 15th Century-20th Century,...

01 Nov
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

01 Nov
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

01 Nov
First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you'll need to attract customers, learn about...

November 01, 2019 7:30 a.m.
01 Nov
The 1969 Tax Act and Charities: Fifty Years Later

The symposium, "The 1969 Tax Reform Act and Charities: Fifty Years Later,” will offer experts in the taxation of charities, and those working in the...

November 01, 2019 8:00 a.m.
01 Nov
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

01 Nov
EndNote for Research Teams

Are you working on a research team that is juggling references, manuscripts, and multiple citation managers? This hour-long class can help! You will learn...

01 Nov
Clinical Grand Rounds: Mark Kiselica, PhD, Anthony Isacco, PhD, and Pierre Azzam, MD

Engaging Men in Mental Health Treatment using Positive Masculinity: We've brought together experts on men's health from Pitt Psychiatry, Chatham University...

01 Nov
Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter for Law Firms

Join us for a discussion regarding the value of creating a diverse and inclusive law firm. This presentation will include recommendations regarding how to...

November 01, 2019 12:00 p.m.
01 Nov
Cleaning and Linking Data with OpenRefine

Before analysis comes the messy work of evaluating, cleaning, and transforming data. This hands-on workshop will introduce a free power tool to get the job...

01 Nov
Let's Talk Africa! Lecture Series: Role of Ethics in Ghanaian Women's Business Leadership Development

Meet Jennifer Petrie, PhD., as she discusses her findings about the role ethics plays in women’s business leadership development in the country of Ghana, in...

01 Nov
Lifestyle Strategies for Professional Growth

Making the transition from high school to college and college to professional life can be stressful and confusing–this Three-Part Workshop will give you the...

November 01, 2019 1:00 p.m.
01 Nov
Office Hours For Innovators & Entrepreneurs at LifeXLabs

LifeX Labs offers innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to consult with experienced and trusted service providers at no cost. These 30-minute meetings...

01 Nov
Researchers' Writing Group

Join the Researchers’ Writing Group – this voluntary writing program is open to all faculty. The program will provide a space for interested faculty to meet...

November 01, 2019 2:00 p.m.
01 Nov
The Dept of History and Philosophy of Science Presents Theodore Porter (UCLA)

"Data and Degeneration: Shifting Meanings of a Hereditary Table” Theodore M. Porter (UCLA) Abstract: Early in the twentieth century, the pedigree table...

November 01, 2019 3:30 p.m.
01 Nov
Halloween Hustle

Grab your best costume and pop in to this ghostly gala for some fun Halloween festivities!

November 01, 2019 4:00 p.m.
01 Nov
Jazz Seminar Panel Discussion: Performing Creative Resistance

Free - Panelists including Jazz Studies Associate Professor Michael Heller and Assistant Professor Aaron Johnson will explore how jazz relates to social...

November 01, 2019 4:00 p.m.
01 Nov
49th Annual Jazz Seminar Opening Concert: Amina Claudine Myers

Amina Claudine Myers gives a solo performance on piano, Hammond B3 Organ, and vocals. Raised in Blackwell, Arkansas, Amina Claudine Myers’ musical calling...

November 01, 2019 7:30 p.m.
01 Nov
A Dip Into Divination

Ever wonder what your future holds, but don't want to shell out the $40 or $50 to have a session with a medium, or get a tarot card reading? Pitt Program...

November 01, 2019 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 2

02 Nov
Fysshynge Wyth an Angle

“Give me mine Angle, we’ll to the ‘River,” Berners, Shakespeare, Foster, & Rinehart: Four Views of Fysshynge wyth an Angle, 15th Century-20th Century,...

02 Nov
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

02 Nov
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

02 Nov
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

02 Nov
Jazz Seminar Artist Seminar: Jason Moran

Free - Pianist Jason Moran on “In My Mind: Monk at Town Hall 1959” Jazz pianist, composer, and artist Jason Moran hails from Houston, TX. He’s an alumnus...

November 02, 2019 9:00 a.m.
02 Nov
Jazz Seminar Artist Seminar: Roscoe Mitchell, saxophones/percussion

Free - Roscoe Mitchell on “The Association for the Advancement for Creative Musicians: Ancient to the Future” Roscoe Mitchell is an internationally renowned...

November 02, 2019 10:00 a.m.
02 Nov
Jazz Seminar Community Outreach Event: Marcus Gilmore, drum set

Free - “Finding New Ways to Look at the Drum Set and at Jazz Itself” Marcus Gilmore is an Award winning American drummer/composer. New York Times critic Ben...

November 02, 2019 10:00 a.m.
02 Nov
SHRS Fall Open House

Explore our programs and career paths at the Fall 2019 Open House for the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

November 02, 2019 10:00 a.m.
02 Nov
Jazz Seminar Community Outreach Events: Amina Claudine Myers, piano, organ, vocals

Free - “Choral Improvisation: Collective Improv for Singers” Raised in Blackwell, Arkansas, Amina Claudine Myers’ musical calling came at the age of four. ...

02 Nov
CANCELED: Jazz Seminar Artist Seminar: Moor Mother, spoken word/electronics

Free - Moor Mother on “Transforming Reality Through Black Quantum Futurism” Camae Ayewa (Moor Mother) is a national and international touring musician and...

November 02, 2019 12:00 p.m.
02 Nov
Pitt-Bradford Admissions Open House

See the campus and learn more about us along with groups of other students and their families. Registration and time to meet faculty members begins at 12:30...

02 Nov
Jazz Seminar Artist Seminar: Rufus Reid, bass

Free - “The Process of Composing Music is Truly Mysterious, Daunting, and Glorious” For the last 50 years, Rufus Reid has been a consistent, formidable, and...

November 02, 2019 1:00 p.m.
02 Nov
Pitt - Johnstown: Women's Soccer vs. Cal U

The Mountain Cats host PSAC rival California

November 02, 2019 2:00 p.m.
02 Nov
Pitt-Johnstown Men's soccer vs. Cal U

The Mountain Cats host PSAC rival California University.

November 02, 2019 3:30 p.m.
02 Nov
Cameos of Caring Awards Gala

The Cameos of Caring® Program & Awards was created to honor exceptional bedside nurses who work at acute care hospitals. The program was established in 1999...

November 02, 2019 5:00 p.m.
02 Nov
49th Annual Jazz Seminar Collaborative Concert

New Jazz Studies Director Nicole Mitchell Gantt leads an all-star band including Moor Mother, spoken word/electronics; Roscoe Mitchell,...

November 02, 2019 7:30 p.m.
02 Nov
Resonance Works, The National Anthems

“I had the idea that if I looked carefully at every national anthem I might be able to identify something that everyone in the world could agree on. If I...

November 02, 2019 8:00 p.m.
02 Nov
Murder Mystery

There has been a murder... take a stab at solving the case with Pitt Program Council, Performance Collaborative, Red Eye Theater Project, and Musical Theater...

November 02, 2019 10:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 3

03 Nov
Fysshynge Wyth an Angle

“Give me mine Angle, we’ll to the ‘River,” Berners, Shakespeare, Foster, & Rinehart: Four Views of Fysshynge wyth an Angle, 15th Century-20th Century,...

03 Nov
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

03 Nov
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

03 Nov
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

03 Nov
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

03 Nov
Slovak Heritage Festival

The University of Pittsburgh Slovak Studies Program and the Pitt Student Slovak Club will sponsor the 29th Annual Slovak Heritage Festival in the Commons...

November 03, 2019 1:00 p.m.
03 Nov
Women's Choir Festival

Free - The annual Women’s/Treble Choir Festival, hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Women’s Choral Ensemble, is a celebration of treble choirs and treble...

November 03, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Monday, November 4

04 Nov
Fysshynge Wyth an Angle

“Give me mine Angle, we’ll to the ‘River,” Berners, Shakespeare, Foster, & Rinehart: Four Views of Fysshynge wyth an Angle, 15th Century-20th Century,...

04 Nov
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

04 Nov
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

04 Nov
Pitt-Greensburg: Christian Fellowship Club Lunch

Members of the Christian Fellowship Club (CFC) meet every Monday and Thursday for food, friends, and good conversation. If you're looking for an event that's...

04 Nov
Six Word Stories: An Interactive Exhibit

Six Word Stories: An Interactive Exhibit Stories connect us. This interactive exhibit displays Six Word Stories about identity from our community. And with...

04 Nov
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

04 Nov
Painless PubMed

This one hour workshop is designed to quickly introduce or update you about searching in the PubMed database. Offered bi-weekly, the topics include: building...

04 Nov
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

04 Nov
Introduction to Tableau for Data Visualization

You've collected your data. Now what? In this class we will learn how to use Tableau to demonstrate the significance of your data. Registration is required....

04 Nov
Joshua Karelitz Dissertation Defense

Validating a Procedure to Assess Declines in Acute Cigarette Self-Administration due to Reductions in Nicotine Content The FDA may reduce nicotine content...

November 04, 2019 10:00 a.m.
04 Nov
Pitt Commons Training Session: Open Office Hours

Join us for training sessions to discover the rich opportunities available on this new Web-based hub for mentoring, networking, and connecting with people in...

November 04, 2019 11:00 a.m.
04 Nov
Faculty Development Workshop: Mentoring Relationships that Lead to Doctoral Student Success

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, this professional development offering for faculty members will feature Nathan Urban, Vice Provost for Graduate...

November 04, 2019 12:00 p.m.
04 Nov
Pitt-Greensburg: Academic Village Senate Meetings

Share your ideas with the Academic Village Senate when they meet every Monday in Village Hall 101.

November 04, 2019 12:00 p.m.
04 Nov
Dissertation Defense: Curry Chandler

After hard work researching and writing, Curry Chandler will defend the dissertation titled, "Dumb Cities”:Spatial Media, Urban Communication, and the Right...

November 04, 2019 1:00 p.m.
04 Nov
Six Word Stories Part One: Workshop

During this 90-minute workshop, anu jain, lead consultant at Inclusant and a Dietrich School faculty member, will invite participants to consider their...

November 04, 2019 2:00 p.m.
04 Nov
SAFE Self-Defense Training

Self Defense Awareness Familiarization Exchange (SAFE) is a crime-victim prevention and awareness program sponsored by the National Self-Defense Institute,...

November 04, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 5

05 Nov
Fysshynge Wyth an Angle

“Give me mine Angle, we’ll to the ‘River,” Berners, Shakespeare, Foster, & Rinehart: Four Views of Fysshynge wyth an Angle, 15th Century-20th Century,...

05 Nov
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

05 Nov
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

05 Nov
Six Word Stories: An Interactive Exhibit

Six Word Stories: An Interactive Exhibit Stories connect us. This interactive exhibit displays Six Word Stories about identity from our community. And with...

05 Nov
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

05 Nov
Curable Diseases Breakfast

Break bagels with Lisa Boyette, Co-Founder, physician-scientist & biomedical engineer at Curable Consulting — and named "One of the Most Inspiring People in...

November 05, 2019 8:00 a.m.
05 Nov
Pitt-Greensburg: Coffee and Conversation with the President

Pitt-Greensburg students are invited to join President Gregerson for coffee and conversation in the Village Coffeehouse (Village Hall). Bring your questions...

November 05, 2019 8:30 a.m.
05 Nov
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

05 Nov
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Part-Time Faculty

This in-person session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, with the help of a training specialist....

November 05, 2019 9:00 a.m.
05 Nov
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

November 05, 2019 9:30 a.m.
05 Nov
Dissertation Defense: Cynthia Salter

"Exploration of Experiences of Birth Trauma of Maternity Health Care Professionals" Public Health/Behavioral and Community Health Sciences

November 05, 2019 10:00 a.m.
05 Nov
ETD Workshop

Learn how to format your thesis or dissertation using the University’s Microsoft Word template. We’ll also cover converting the finished Word document to PDF...

November 05, 2019 10:00 a.m.
05 Nov
Microsoft Excel 2019: Unleash the Power of Pivot Tables

Explore how to use Microsoft Excel Charts and the PivotTables 2019 feature to concisely summarize and manage large amounts of data for easy reporting and...

November 05, 2019 10:00 a.m.
05 Nov
Developing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

A teaching philosophy statement is a concise, compelling illustration of you as an instructor, a useful exercise in reflexive examination of your teaching,...

November 05, 2019 10:30 a.m.
05 Nov
Copyright and Your Thesis or Dissertation

What do you need to know about copyright for your thesis or dissertation? Join us for a workshop specifically about copyright and graduate student work....

November 05, 2019 11:00 a.m.
05 Nov
Biomaterials for Soft Tissue Defects

As part of the McGowan Seminar Series Dr. Rosalyn Abbott & Megan DeBari will present their talk titled, 'Biomaterials for Soft Tissue Defects.' The McGowan...

November 05, 2019 11:30 a.m.
05 Nov
Biomaterials for Soft Tissue Defects

As part of the McGowan Seminar Series Dr. Rosalyn Abbott & Megan DeBari will present their talk titled, 'Biomaterials for Soft Tissue Defects.' The McGowan...

November 05, 2019 11:30 a.m.
05 Nov
PEXT Brown Bag Lunch & Learn - Fall 2019

Bring your lunch and join the PantherExpress Travel & Expense Management team for a brown bag lunch and learn training session. Topics will include answers...

November 05, 2019 11:30 a.m.
05 Nov
Shopping for Healthcare: Can We Be Good Consumers?

Barak Richman, JD, PhD Bartlett Professor of Law and Business Administration Duke University Mark A. Nordenberg Lecture

November 05, 2019 12:30 p.m.
05 Nov
360 Degree Video Workshop: The Open Lab @ Hillman

In this hands-on workshop, participants learn to create 360° videos. Upon completing the first hour of the workshop, participants are authorized to...

November 05, 2019 2:30 p.m.
05 Nov
Dissertation Defense: Yehui Zhu

Yang Yu will present her PhD dissertation titled, "Musculoskeletal Symptoms with Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer: Trajectory and Predictors," with...

November 05, 2019 3:00 p.m.
05 Nov
Provost Inaugural and Distinguished Lecture

A Neural Circuitry Substrate for Cognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia: We hope you will join us for a special lecture and reception celebrating the...

November 05, 2019 4:00 p.m.
05 Nov
Medical Education in 19th Century America: Jefferson and Flexner Revisited

Robert Gibson, MD Lockhart B. McGuire Professor of Medicine, retired University of Virginia C.F. Reynolds Medical History Society Lecture Series

November 05, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 6

06 Nov
Fysshynge Wyth an Angle

“Give me mine Angle, we’ll to the ‘River,” Berners, Shakespeare, Foster, & Rinehart: Four Views of Fysshynge wyth an Angle, 15th Century-20th Century,...

06 Nov
Lest We Forget: A Tribute to Holocaust Survivors

It’s been 74 years since the end of World War II, and the population of Holocaust survivors still with us to share their stories is only getting smaller. To...

06 Nov
Mobile Study Lab

Drop in to the ground floor of the Hillman Library to study with a group of likeminded students. A peer tutor will also be on hand to answer any questions...

06 Nov
Six Word Stories: An Interactive Exhibit

Six Word Stories: An Interactive Exhibit Stories connect us. This interactive exhibit displays Six Word Stories about identity from our community. And with...

06 Nov
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

06 Nov
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

06 Nov
Dissertation Defense: Lu-han Li

Defense of a Doctoral Dissertation Texture and Timbre in Dai Fujikura’s String Quartet No. 2 Flare by Lu-Han Li for the PhD Degree in Music

November 06, 2019 10:00 a.m.
06 Nov
Dissertation Defense: Nikita Trivedi

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Mechanisms of Germinal Center and Non-canonical B cell Responses Advisor & Chairperson: Mark...

November 06, 2019 10:00 a.m.
06 Nov
Flu Shot Clinic - William Pitt Union

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

November 06, 2019 10:00 a.m.
06 Nov
Single Cell RNA-Seq

This is a 4-hour workshop on the techniques, platforms, and methods used in analyzing single cell RNA-Seq data (scRNA-Seq). The morning session (10am - 12pm)...