Events Calendar

August 22 - September 20, 2019

Thursday, August 22

22 Aug
Mastering the Business of Workplace Etiquette: Life Solutions Webinar

From basic manners to cultural differences and more, it's very difficult to succeed without a certain awareness of etiquette in the workplace and what we...

August 22, 2019
22 Aug
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 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 22, 2019 7:00 a.m.
22 Aug
Pitt-Johnstown First-Year Student Move-In & Orientation

Welcome, Class of 2023! We have been working all summer to prepare for your arrival, and we can't wait to meet you! By choosing to pursue your education at...

August 22, 2019 8:00 a.m.
22 Aug
Pitt-Greensburg Move-In Day

New, incoming, first-year students will move in between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 22. Report to the Smith Hall Parking Lot where volunteers will...

August 22, 2019 9:00 a.m.
22 Aug
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...

22 Aug
DiscoverU Day

Join the Career Center opportunity to connect with employers, graduate schools and community partners to learn more about potential majors and careers. This...

August 22, 2019 12:30 p.m.
22 Aug
Dissertation Defense: Chun-Hua Tsai

"Controllability and Explainability in a Hybrid Social Recommender System" Department of Informatics and Networked Systems Committee: Peter...

August 22, 2019 1:00 p.m.
22 Aug
Drag Bingo

Enjoy a few rounds of bingo called by drag kings and queens!

August 22, 2019 9:00 p.m.
22 Aug
Late Night Shopping at Target

Target is opening its doors after hours just for Pitt! Don't miss this opportunity to get your last-minute items at this exclusive event! Buses will board...

August 22, 2019 10:00 p.m.
22 Aug
Open Nordy's Night

Need a break from all the excitement? Head to Nordy's Place to relax and hang out with your friends. Free board games, billiards, football, and ping pong for...

August 22, 2019 10:00 p.m.
22 Aug
WPTS Music Showcase

Are you a music lover? Are you interested in getting involved in the music scene while here at Pitt? Come join the WPTS Radio staff and your first year...

August 22, 2019 10:00 p.m.

Friday, August 23

23 Aug
Mastering the Business of Workplace Etiquette: Life Solutions Webinar

From basic manners to cultural differences and more, it's very difficult to succeed without a certain awareness of etiquette in the workplace and what we...

August 23, 2019
23 Aug
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 Aug
PhD Defense:  Lizette A. Munoz Rojas

Cuisine and the Conquest: Contrasting two 16th Century native populations of the Viceroyalty of Peru.

August 23, 2019 3:00 a.m.
23 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 23, 2019 7:00 a.m.
23 Aug
Pitt-Johnstown First-Year Student Orientation, Day 2

Welcome, Class of 2023! We have been working all summer to prepare for your arrival, and we can't wait to meet you! By choosing to pursue your education at...

August 23, 2019 8:00 a.m.
23 Aug
PhD Defense:  Lizette A. Munoz Rojas

Cuisine and the Conquest: Contrasting two 16th Century native populations of the Viceroyalty of Peru.

August 23, 2019 3:00 p.m.
23 Aug
Pitt Program Council Presents Hypnotist Erick Känd

You will laugh out loud when the impossible happens right before your eyes! Join the Pitt Program Council, your student-run programming board, for this...

August 23, 2019 8:00 p.m.
23 Aug
Amazing Race

Come participate in the Pitt adventure of a lifetime by competing in the Amazing Race! You will race throughout campus and get the opportunity to learn fun...

August 23, 2019 10:00 p.m.
23 Aug
Club 3959

Club 3959 is our annual dance social event. Come hang out in our Nordy's Lounge or spend the night on the dance floor! There will be a Pitt & pop culture...

August 23, 2019 10:00 p.m.
23 Aug
Late Night Breakfast: Over the Rainbow

Enjoy confetti mancakes, rainbow doughnuts, a cereal bar, rainbow breakfast pizza, and a cloud bread station with jams and jellies! Take photos in the...

August 23, 2019 10:00 p.m.
23 Aug
Murder Mystery

As part of Welcome Week events students are invited to crack a case at this Murder Mystery event.

August 23, 2019 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 24

24 Aug
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 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 24, 2019 9:30 a.m.
24 Aug
Pitt-Johnstown First-Year Student Orientation, Day 3

Welcome, Class of 2023! We have been working all summer to prepare for your arrival, and we can't wait to meet you! By choosing to pursue your education at...

August 24, 2019 9:30 a.m.
24 Aug
Rec-O-Mania & Club Sports Fair

Interested in participating in one of Pitt's competitive or recreational club sports? Come meet representatives from over 30 of Pitt's club sports teams and...

August 24, 2019 1:00 p.m.
24 Aug
Disney Karaoke

Have you ever wondered "why isn't Disney Karoke a thing?" Well for one night only, you can Bop to the Top and Never had a Freiends all night long! Join us...

August 24, 2019 5:00 p.m.
24 Aug
School of Nursing White Coat Ceremony

A White Coat Ceremony is a formal welcome into the nursing profession. The ceremony signifies the transition from classroom learning to clinical learning. ...

August 24, 2019 5:00 p.m.
24 Aug
Open Nordy's Night

Need a break from all the excitement? Head to Nordy's Place to relax and hang out with your friends. Free board games, billiards, football, and ping pong for...

August 24, 2019 10:00 p.m.
24 Aug
Welcome Back Bash

Join us for this campus wide celebration prior to the start of classes. This event features laser tag, a freaky photo booth, airbrush tattoos, mini golf,...

August 24, 2019 10:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 25

25 Aug
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 Aug
4th Annual EuroFest

EuroFest is a family friendly festival featuring all things Europe in the ‘Burgh. Local artisans and vendors will create a dynamic marketplace and...

August 25, 2019 11:00 a.m.
25 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 25, 2019 11:00 a.m.
25 Aug
Student Activities Fair

Find your niche at Pitt! Meet representatives from many of our student organizations and discover other ways to become involved at Pitt.

August 25, 2019 1:00 p.m.
25 Aug
Student Activities Fair

Explore over 300 of Pitt's undergraduate student organizations and learn more about groups that interest you and how you can get involved!

August 25, 2019 1:00 p.m.
25 Aug
Thriftsburgh Semester Opening

Have only $20 in your pocket? The University of Thriftsburgh, Pitt's student-operated thrift store, invites you to enjoy shopping, snacks, and live music....

August 25, 2019 2:00 p.m.

Monday, August 26

26 Aug
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 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 26, 2019 7:00 a.m.
26 Aug
LLC Kick-Off

Students living in Living Learning Communities will kick-off the beginning of the year! Faculty and staff will join our students to discuss what they are...

Tuesday, August 27

27 Aug
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 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 27, 2019 7:00 a.m.
27 Aug
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development

The Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development conducts a monthly Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development Seminar so that postdoctoral...

27 Aug
Introduction to Blackboard

New to Blackboard? This workshop provides the information and skills you need to start using Blackboard, the University of Pittsburgh’s learning management...

August 27, 2019 10:00 a.m.
27 Aug
Opening convocation

Join us as we all welcome our new students to our friendly and inclusive community of learners at Pitt-Bradford. At Convocation, we will formally welcome...

27 Aug
The Art and Science of Science Comics with Dr. Jay Hosler

Jay Hosler is a biology professor at Juniata College and cartoonist. He enjoys telling stories about science and the natural world using quirky plots,...

August 27, 2019 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, August 28

28 Aug
Pitt-Greensburg: White Lab Coat Ceremony

Second-year students in the Pitt-Greensburg Nursing Program will receive their white lab coats in a special ceremony on Wednesday, August 28. This event is...

28 Aug
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 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 28, 2019 7:00 a.m.
28 Aug
Dissertation Defense: Cristian Morales Rivera

Chemistry PhD Defense: Computational Studies of Metal Free CH Bond Functionalization. Advisor: Peng Liu Committee members: Paul FloreancigDaniel...

August 28, 2019 10:30 a.m.
28 Aug
Student Employment Fair

Meet with representatives from Pitt departments and local employers to learn about internships and part-time employment opportunties, including Federal Work...

August 28, 2019 1:00 p.m.
28 Aug
Talk Your Way Out: Escape the Airport

Join us for puzzles that introduce students to the Hillman Library and course offerings through the Office of Less Commonly Taught Languages. The Office of...

August 28, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 29

29 Aug
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 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 29, 2019 7:00 a.m.
29 Aug
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...

August 29, 2019 10:00 a.m.
29 Aug
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...

August 29, 2019 10:00 a.m.
29 Aug
Instructional Multimedia: Panopto

Using video to teach can promote self-paced mastery learning for your students and reduce the number of times you must cover the same content. Panopto...

August 29, 2019 2:00 p.m.
29 Aug
Be A Good Neighbor Block Parties

Be A Good Neighbor block parties are back! Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. That's why we're hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall so you...

August 29, 2019 5:30 p.m.
29 Aug
Oakland Block Parties

Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. The Office of Community and Governmental Relations is hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall as an...

August 29, 2019 5:30 p.m.
29 Aug
Annual Bonfire and Pep Rally

Join Pitt Program Council for the Annual Bonfire and Pep Rally! Come support Pitt Football on Thursday, August, 29th before their season opener. This event...

August 29, 2019 8:30 p.m.

Friday, August 30

30 Aug
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 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 30, 2019 7:00 a.m.
30 Aug
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...

30 Aug
Investor Office Hours

The Innovation Institute has partnered with the largest seed stage investor in Southwestern PA, Innovation Works. Attend this rare opportunity to sit down...

Saturday, August 31

31 Aug
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 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 31, 2019 9:30 a.m.

Sunday, September 1

01 Sep
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 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 01, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 3

03 Sep
Hillman Cancer Center  Retreat Poster Winners Presentations

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series Retreat Poster Winners Samantha Sanford, BS (Patricia Opresko, PhD Lab) 1st...

03 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 03, 2019 7:00 a.m.
03 Sep
Pitt-Bradford Founders' Day

Join us for lunch in the quad to celebrate Pitt-Bradford's 56th birthday. Hot dogs, chips, ice cream, brownies, giveaways and meet our new president, Dr....

03 Sep
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Retreat Poster Winners

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series presents the Retreat Poster Winners: Samantha Sanford, BS (Patricia Opresko, PhD...

03 Sep
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...

September 03, 2019 2:30 p.m.
03 Sep
Dr. Jonathan Sczepanski - Texas A&M University

Synthetic Chromatin and Mirror Image Oligonucleotides

September 03, 2019 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 4

04 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 04, 2019 7:00 a.m.
04 Sep
Introduction to Blackboard

New to Blackboard? This workshop provides the information and skills you need to start using Blackboard, the University of Pittsburgh’s learning management...

September 04, 2019 10:00 a.m.
04 Sep
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...

September 04, 2019 1:00 p.m.
04 Sep
Royal Attachments and Eco-Archives: New Books in French Studies

Join us as two faculty members from the Department of French & Italian present and disscus their books hot off the press: Chloe Hogg's Absolutist...

September 04, 2019 1:30 p.m.
04 Sep
Dissertation Defense: Adolfo B. Frias

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Transcriptional and translational regulators: Roles in development and function of innate-like and...

September 04, 2019 2:00 p.m.
04 Sep
Dissertation Defense: Adolfo B. Frias

Microbiology and Immunology PhD Defense: Transcriptional and translational regulators: Roles in development and function of innate-like and adaptive...

September 04, 2019 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 5

05 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 05, 2019 7:00 a.m.
05 Sep
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...

September 05, 2019 9:00 a.m.
05 Sep
Designing Research Assignments

Research assignments offer opportunities for students to practice critical thinking, engage with varying perspectives, and create new knowledge. They also...

05 Sep
Blackboard Assessment Tools (Webinar)

Would you like to assess your students more thoroughly and quickly? Blackboard’s assessment tools include assignments, tests, quizzes, and surveys. In this...

September 05, 2019 2:00 p.m.
05 Sep
Opening Reception: Materializing Memory

Exhibited in Pittsburgh for the first time, Materializing Memory presents the work of five young Chinese artists, all born after 1980. These artists are part...

05 Sep
Be A Good Neighbor Block Parties

Be A Good Neighbor block parties are back! Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. That's why we're hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall so you...

September 05, 2019 5:30 p.m.
05 Sep
Oakland Block Parties

Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. The Office of Community and Governmental Relations is hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall as an...

September 05, 2019 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 6

06 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 06, 2019 7:00 a.m.
06 Sep
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...

September 06, 2019 7:30 a.m.
06 Sep
Jessica W. O'Brien Dissertation Defense

Multiplex Familial Risk for Alcohol Use Disorders and Substance Use Disorder Outcome: The Mediating Effects of Social Functioning Alcohol use disorders...

06 Sep
Introduction to Digital Humanities

In this workshop, we will begin by introducing the field of Digital Humanities (DH), including some definitions, major areas of practice, and common methods...

Saturday, September 7

07 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 07, 2019 9:30 a.m.

Sunday, September 8

08 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 08, 2019 11:00 a.m.
08 Sep
Handbell Tapestry

A beautiful tapestry tells a story with color, texture, and complexity. It inspires the viewer to experience many different emotions. Likewise, Sue Garton's...

September 08, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Monday, September 9

09 Sep
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...

September 09, 2019
09 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 09, 2019 7:00 a.m.
09 Sep
Study Lab Grand Opening

Study Lab is a place for PItt students to experiment with research-based study skills, discover what works for them, and design their own personal study...

September 09, 2019 9:00 a.m.
09 Sep
Celebrating the Relationship between Pittsburgh and Japan through Garden Design

Prof. Shunsaku Miyagi (University of Tokyo) is one of Japan's most eminent landscape architects. He is also the representative director of the Byodoin...

September 09, 2019 4:30 p.m.
09 Sep
Meet the IFC Fraternities

Interested in joining a fraternity in the Interfraternity Council (IFC)? Stop by the Meet IFC Fraternities for an opportunity to meet all 20 fraternities and...

September 09, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 10

10 Sep
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...

September 10, 2019
10 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 10, 2019 7:00 a.m.
10 Sep
Making Your Digital Materials Accessible & Inclusive

Whether you teach an in-person or online course, any course content you offer digitally must be accessible to students with disabilities. This workshop...

September 10, 2019 10:00 a.m.
10 Sep
Forcing Tumor Risk and Progression

Valerie Weaver, PhD from the University of California, San Francisco will present her talk as part of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational...

10 Sep
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...

September 10, 2019 2:00 p.m.
10 Sep
Emerging Leaders - 10-Week Sessions

Emerging Leaders provides undergraduate Pitt students with a fun and exciting method to discover and develop their personal capacity to lead effectively...

September 10, 2019 2:00 p.m.
10 Sep
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...

September 10, 2019 2:30 p.m.
10 Sep
Dr. Martin Kirk - University of New Mexico

Donor-Acceptor Systems Provide Insight into Charge Separation, Charge Transport, and Excited State Processes

September 10, 2019 2:30 p.m.
10 Sep
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....

September 10, 2019 3:00 p.m.
10 Sep
Dr. Lawrence Ziegler - Boston University

Ultrafast 2DIR Spectroscopy in Dense Gas and Near-Critical Fluids: J-Scrambling, Rovibrational Dynamics and the onset of Liquid Character

September 10, 2019 4:00 p.m.
10 Sep
Emerging Leaders - 10-Week Sessions

Emerging Leaders uses an experiential, hands-on approach over ten weeks that allows you to learn by doing rather than by merely listening. Sessions revolve...

September 10, 2019 6:00 p.m.
10 Sep
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...

September 10, 2019 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 11

11 Sep
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...

September 11, 2019
11 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 11, 2019 7:00 a.m.
11 Sep
Volunteer Fair

Interested in volunteering? Connect with Community Agencies and learn more about their volunteer opportunities.

September 11, 2019 11:00 a.m.
11 Sep
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...

September 11, 2019 3:00 p.m.
11 Sep
Pitt-Johnstown vs. Penn State Greater Allegheny, men's soccer

First men's soccer home match of the season

September 11, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 12

12 Sep
Volunteer with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Looking for a way to give back and get involved with the Pitt and Pittsburgh communities? The second Thursday every month is a repackaging and redistribution...

12 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 12, 2019 7:00 a.m.
12 Sep
ResuMANIA

Gget your resume reviewed before the Fall Career Fair at the Career Center. Bring a hard copy of your resume with you. Food and refreshments provided!

September 12, 2019 10:00 a.m.
12 Sep
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...

September 12, 2019 11:00 a.m.
12 Sep
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...

12 Sep
Emergency Access to Investigational Products

This session will provide an overview of the process for submitting an Emergency Use Request to the FDA for expanded access to an investigational product....

September 12, 2019 12:00 p.m.
12 Sep
Misinformation in the Classroom

Students interact with information and news in a variety of ways, including through their peers, professors, and social media. How do we prepare them for the...

12 Sep
EndNote Basics Workshop

Each EndNote session will cover an introduction to EndNote, adding entries to an EndNote library, and using EndNote to create in-text citations and...

September 12, 2019 2:00 p.m.
12 Sep
Experience Virtual Reality with The Open Lab @ Hillman

Are you curious about virtual reality, how it works, what experiences are available, and how it can be used for both fun and as an educational tool? Join...

September 12, 2019 2:30 p.m.
12 Sep
Market-Proof Your Retirement: TIAA Live Webinar

In retirement—and the years leading up to it—protecting your savings becomes just as important as growing it. Join us to learn how to create your own...

September 12, 2019 3:00 p.m.
12 Sep
ASP Welcome Reception

Join the African Studies Program as we welcome in the new academic year with our annual welcome reception! Meet staff, affiliated faculty and fellow students...

September 12, 2019 4:00 p.m.
12 Sep
Cutting Too Deep:  Nucleases, Telomeres & Genomic Instability

As part of the Aging Research Seminar Series, Eric A. Hendrickson, Professor, Laurence O. Pilgeram Endowed Research Chair in the Molecular Biology of Aging,...

12 Sep
Producing Power: The History of the Soviet Nuclear Industry

The Chernobyl disaster immediately comes to mind when we think of the Soviet nuclear industry. What about the history of Soviet nuclear power in the four...

September 12, 2019 4:00 p.m.
12 Sep
Be A Good Neighbor Block Parties

Be A Good Neighbor block parties are back! Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. That's why we're hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall so you...

September 12, 2019 5:30 p.m.
12 Sep
Oakland Block Parties

Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. The Office of Community and Governmental Relations is hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall as an...

September 12, 2019 5:30 p.m.
12 Sep
Make It Quick!

A roomful of strangers. A series of challenges involving everything from Lego to haiku, clay to comics, trading cards to Tinkertoys. Speed making is a fun,...

12 Sep
Pitt-Greensburg: Latin American Stories

Latin American Stories will screen three films this semester. Stop by Village Hall 118 to view the films, enjoy snacks, and earn Academic Village...

September 12, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Friday, September 13

13 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 13, 2019 7:00 a.m.
13 Sep
Anatomy of Antisemitism: Jews, Cadavers, and the Politics of Medical Discourse in East Central Europe

Natalia Aleksiun, PhD Professor of Modern Jewish History Graduate School of Jewish Studies Touro College Abstract: This talk examines the conflict over...

September 13, 2019 12:00 p.m.
13 Sep
Computational Genomics Yields Insights into Developmental Gene Regulation

Dennis Kostka, PhD, assistant professor of developmental biology and of computational and systems biology, School of Medicine, will present the next SVC...

September 13, 2019 12:00 p.m.
13 Sep
Pitt Queer Professionals General Meeting

The mission of PQP is to promote the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty and advocate for the needs of the university's...

September 13, 2019 12:00 p.m.
13 Sep
Data 101: Mapping

Mapping is a great way to visualize and analyze information – and to tell stories. In this installment of our Data 101 training series, you’ll learn the...

13 Sep
Global Health Governance

Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD Amartya Sen Professor of Health Equity, Economics, and Policy Faculty Chair at the Center for High Impact Philanthropy University of...

13 Sep
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...

September 13, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 14

14 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 14, 2019 9:30 a.m.

Sunday, September 15

15 Sep
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...

September 15, 2019
15 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 15, 2019 11:00 a.m.
15 Sep
Back to Bach

Award-winning violinist Devin Arrington and acclaimed pianist organist Michael Hammer perform some of Bach's "greatest hits" for solo violin and solo organ...

September 15, 2019 3:00 p.m.
15 Sep
Meet the NPHC Chapters

Interested in a National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) fraternity or sorority? Attend Meet the NPHC chapters to learn more about the chapters at the University...

September 15, 2019 6:00 p.m.
15 Sep
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...

September 15, 2019 8:30 p.m.

Monday, September 16

16 Sep
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...

September 16, 2019
16 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 16, 2019 7:00 a.m.
16 Sep
First Experiences in Research (FE-R) Information Session

Would you like to assist a faculty researcher, scholar, or artist next spring term? First Experiences in Research pairs interested Dietrich School...

September 16, 2019 12:00 p.m.
16 Sep
Writing and Finding Meaning in the End of Life

Haider Warrich, MD Associate Director of Heart Failure at the Boston VA Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Instructor at Harvard Medical...

September 16, 2019 5:00 p.m.
16 Sep
Be A Good Neighbor Block Parties

Be A Good Neighbor block parties are back! Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. That's why we're hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall so you...

September 16, 2019 5:30 p.m.
16 Sep
Oakland Block Parties

Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. The Office of Community and Governmental Relations is hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall as an...

September 16, 2019 5:30 p.m.
16 Sep
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...

September 16, 2019 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 17

17 Sep
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...

September 17, 2019
17 Sep
Pitt-Greensburg: Beginning Investing

Pitt-Greensburg is committed to helping its students to graduate with the skills they need to succeed throughout their life. Financial literacy is an...

17 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 17, 2019 7:00 a.m.
17 Sep
Fall Career + Internship Fair - Liberal Arts, Sciences, and Business Majors

Meet with representatives from local, regional, and national nonprofits, corporations, and government agencies to learn about internship, and full- and...

September 17, 2019 11:00 a.m.
17 Sep
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...

September 17, 2019 11:45 a.m.
17 Sep
Asset Location: A Practical Guide for Income and Estate Planning: TIAA Live Webinar

We often think about our investments in terms of how much we should invest in stocks or bonds or other investments so that we can achieve the greatest return...

September 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Sep
Drug Pricing: Politics and Economics

Richard Frank, PhD, Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, will discuss drug pricing proposals...

September 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Sep
Wayne Backes, PhD: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar Series

Topic: The role of protein-protein and membrane-protein interactions on the organization of P450 systems proteins

September 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Sep
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Retreat Poster Winners

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series presents the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Retreat Poster Winners. Ghanshyam Yadav,...

17 Sep
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...

September 17, 2019 2:30 p.m.
17 Sep
Dr. Jonathan Reeves - Boehringer Ingelheim

New Reactions from the Process Development of a BACE-1 Inhibitor

September 17, 2019 2:30 p.m.
17 Sep
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...

September 17, 2019 3:00 p.m.
17 Sep
She's Got It: A Woman's Guide to Saving and Investing: TIAA Live Webinar

You can discover saving and investing strategies developed especially for women and how you can put them into action. Learn more about TIAA live webinar...

September 17, 2019 3:00 p.m.
17 Sep
Dr. Carolyn Anderston - University of Pittsburgh

Metal-Chelate Chemistry and it's Impact on Molecular Imaging and Other Diseases

September 17, 2019 4:00 p.m.
17 Sep
Fall Postdoc Picnic

Postdocs and their friends and families are invited to network and socialize at this University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association picnic event. Enjoy a...

September 17, 2019 5:00 p.m.
17 Sep
First Experiences in Research (FE-R) Information Session

Would you like to assist a faculty researcher, scholar, or artist next spring term? First Experiences in Research pairs interested Dietrich School...

September 17, 2019 5:00 p.m.
17 Sep
Zotero Basics Workshop

Each Zotero session will cover an introduction to Zotero, adding entries to a Zotero library, and using Zotero to create in-text citations and...

September 17, 2019 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 18

18 Sep
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...

September 18, 2019
18 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 18, 2019 7:00 a.m.
18 Sep
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development

The Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development conducts a monthly Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development Seminar so that postdoctoral...

18 Sep
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Staff

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....

September 18, 2019 9:00 a.m.
18 Sep
Instructional Multimedia: Introduction

If you’re interested in beginning to create rich digital and multimedia content for your courses, you probably have a lot of questions. What are the benefits...

September 18, 2019 10:00 a.m.
18 Sep
Fall Career + Internship Fair - Engineering Majors

Meet with representatives from local, regional, and national non-profits, corporations, and government agencies to learn about internship and full- and...

September 18, 2019 11:00 a.m.
18 Sep
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...

September 18, 2019 12:00 p.m.
18 Sep
Staff Council General Meeting

Please join us for our monthly general assembly meeting! If you have any questions please feel free to email the staff council office at...

September 18, 2019 12:00 p.m.
18 Sep
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Student and All-Temps

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....

September 18, 2019 1:00 p.m.
18 Sep
The Starting Line: Beginning to Save for Retirement: TIAA Live Webinar

You can learn how to evaluate and manage debt, find additional ways to save, create a budget and begin to plan for retirement. Learn more about TIAA live...

September 18, 2019 3:00 p.m.
18 Sep
First Experiences in Research Information Session

Would you like to assist a faculty researcher, scholar, or artist next spring term? First Experiences in Research pairs interested Dietrich School...

September 18, 2019 5:00 p.m.
18 Sep
Leadership in Action

Leadership in Action (LIA) is a beneficial program for both student participants and community agencies. Develop your leadership skills while helping to...

September 18, 2019 6:00 p.m.
18 Sep
Meet the Panhellenic Sororities

Interested in joining a Panhellenic sorority? Stop by Meet the Panhellenic Sororities to learn about the Panhellenic sororities and recruitment!

September 18, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 19

19 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 19, 2019 7:00 a.m.
19 Sep
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...

September 19, 2019 9:00 a.m.
19 Sep
Pittsburgh Youth Global Town Hall - Climate, Gender and Sustainability: From Local Activism to Global Reform

On the eve of the Pittsburgh Global Town Hall hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, Global Voice, World Workable Trust, and the Heinrich Böll Foundation,...

19 Sep
Fall Career + Internship Fair - Computing and Information Majors

Meet with representatives from local, regional, and national non-profits, corporations, and government agencies to explore internship and full- and part-time...

September 19, 2019 11:00 a.m.
19 Sep
Pitt-Greensburg Majors Fair

Stop by Chambers Hall Gymnasium to chat with faculty and staff about the majors, minors, and certificate programs at the 2019 Pitt-Greensburg Majors Fair....

September 19, 2019 11:00 a.m.
19 Sep
An Introduction to Alternative Investments: Real Estate: TIAA Live Webinar

Learn about the role of real estate investments in a retirement portfolio and an introduction to the TIAA Real Estate Account. Learn more about TIAA live...

September 19, 2019 12:00 p.m.
19 Sep
First Experiences in Research Information Session

Would you like to assist a faculty researcher, scholar, or artist next spring term? First Experiences in Research pairs interested Dietrich School...

September 19, 2019 12:00 p.m.
19 Sep
White Privilege in Information

Systemic structures of white privilege and power are embedded in American culture. Personal and institutional commitments to equity, diversity, and inclusion...

19 Sep
Instructional Multimedia: Panopto

Using video to teach can promote self-paced mastery learning for your students and reduce the number of times you must cover the same content. Panopto...

September 19, 2019 2:00 p.m.
19 Sep
Graduate Programs Fair

Take this opportunity to learn more about graduate program options that fit your career goals: Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and...

September 19, 2019 3:00 p.m.
19 Sep
Healthy Numbers: Integrating Healthcare into Your Retirement Plan: TIAA Live Webinar

You can learn and plan for the cost of healthcare in retirement, including supplemental insurance, and the real benefits and costs of Medicare. Learn more...

September 19, 2019 3:00 p.m.
19 Sep
Public Art and the Fragility of Democracy

Fred Evans in conversation with Terry Smith and Kirk Savage Democracy inherently questions its own identity. It therefore allows public art to explore its...

September 19, 2019 4:00 p.m.
19 Sep
First Experiences in Research (FE-R) Information Session

Would you like to assist a faculty researcher, scholar, or artist next spring term? First Experiences in Research pairs interested Dietrich School...

September 19, 2019 5:00 p.m.
19 Sep
Be A Good Neighbor Block Parties

Be A Good Neighbor block parties are back! Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. That's why we're hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall so you...

September 19, 2019 5:30 p.m.
19 Sep
Big Idea Kickoff

"I" isn't just for Innovation...it's for ICECREAM. Make your dream ice cream sundae while learning about Pitt's innovation & entrepreneurial ecosystem! Learn...

September 19, 2019 5:30 p.m.
19 Sep
Oakland Block Parties

Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. The Office of Community and Governmental Relations is hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall as an...

September 19, 2019 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 20

20 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 20, 2019 7:00 a.m.
20 Sep
Second Step:  Developing A Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and...

September 20, 2019 7:30 a.m.
20 Sep
Pittsburgh Global Town Hall - Climate, Gender and Sustainability: From Local Activism to Global Reform

The European Studies Center and the Global Studies Center with the support of the Office of the Provost and in partnership with Global Voice and the Workable...

September 20, 2019 9:00 a.m.
20 Sep
3rd Annual Pitt PARK(ing) Day

Today, it’s just a parking space.... But what could it be? Every September, people around the world turn metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces for...

September 20, 2019 10:00 a.m.
20 Sep
First Experiences in Research Information Session

Would you like to assist a faculty researcher, scholar, or artist next spring term? First Experiences in Research pairs interested Dietrich School...

September 20, 2019 12:00 p.m.
20 Sep
Introduction to ArcGIS

This workshop will familiarize you with some of the basic concepts and features of ArcGIS and some fundamentals of GIS mapping and analysis. You will work...

20 Sep
Let's Talk Africa: African Languages in Colleges and Universities

Professor Antonia Schleicher serves as the Executive Director of both the National Council of Less-Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) and the African...

September 20, 2019 1:00 p.m.
20 Sep
Dissertation Defense: Yehui Zhu

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

September 20, 2019 1:30 p.m.
20 Sep
Designing and Implementing a Stress and Coping Intervention with Latino Immigrants in a Nontraditional Migration Area

Sponsored by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute and Pitt Year of Diversity, speakers Dr. Farrah Jacquez and Dr. Lisa M. Vaughn will discuss designing and...

September 20, 2019 2:30 p.m.

August 22 - September 20, 2019