Events Calendar

June 20 - July 19, 2019

Tuesday, June 25

25 Jun
4th Annual University-Wide Diversity Retreat

SAVE THE DATE Fourth Annual University-Wide Diversity Retreat “Instituting a Culture of Inclusion” Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Alumni...

June 25, 2019 8:30 a.m.

Thursday, June 27

27 Jun
Farmers Market

Come visit the University of Pittsburgh's on-campus, sustainable Farmer's Market where students, staff, and faculty can buy fresh produce and goods from...

June 27, 2019 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, June 29

29 Jun
Pitt Day @Kennywood!

Come and celebrate with Pitt employees, families, and friends! There will be raffle baskets, bingo, t-shirt sales and activites for all ages!

June 29, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Tuesday, July 16

16 Jul
Digital Accessibility Brown Bag

Come and join Angie Bedford-Jack from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to learn key concepts in digital accessibility, how they impact people with...

July 16, 2019 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 3

03 Jul
Picnic on the Patio

Join Pitt Dining for a picnic on the Towers patio every Wednesday this summer! The picnics will feature a special menu item each week, along with all your...

July 03, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Friday, June 21

21 Jun
Memorial Tribute for Dr. Karl Lewis, Founder of IMPACT at Pitt

Dr. Lewis was associate professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Pittsburgh and founded the Pitt Engineering IMPACT...

June 21, 2019 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 26

26 Jun
Picnic on the Patio

Join Pitt Dining for a picnic on the Towers patio every Wednesday this summer! The picnics will feature a special menu item each week, along with all your...

June 26, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, July 10

10 Jul
Picnic on the Patio

Join Pitt Dining for a picnic on the Towers patio every Wednesday this summer! The picnics will feature a special menu item each week, along with all your...

July 10, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, July 17

17 Jul
Picnic on the Patio

Join Pitt Dining for a picnic on the Towers patio every Wednesday this summer! The picnics will feature a special menu item each week, along with all your...

July 17, 2019 11:00 a.m.
17 Jul
PEXT Brown Bag Lunch & Learn - Summer 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...

July 17, 2019 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, June 20

20 Jun
Cell Atlases as Road Maps to Health and Disease

Aviv Regev, PhD, professor of biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and chair of the faculty and director, Klarman Cell Observatory, Broad...

June 20, 2019 12:00 p.m.

Monday, June 24

24 Jun
Pitt-Johnstown Academic Planning Day

Academic planning days familiarize an incoming student with the Pitt-Johnstown campus, faculty, staff, regulations and procedures, and offers first-term...

Thursday, June 20

20 Jun
Pitt-Johnstown Academic Planning Day

Academic planning days familiarize an incoming student with the Pitt-Johnstown campus, faculty, staff, regulations and procedures, and offers first-term...

20 Jun
Lunchtime Create Break: Felting Creatures

When the semester ends, it's time to take a deep breath and relax a little. At the Center for Creativity, we'd like to thank our Pitt faculty and staff for a...

Friday, June 21

21 Jun
Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC ) Invited Lecture

Please join the LRDC community for a presentation by School of Education alumnus Carolina Maldonado Carreño, Associate Professor of Education, Universidad de...

June 21, 2019 12:00 p.m.
21 Jun
IMPACT 50 Summit

The Swanson School will co-host a special three-day gathering of alumni and supporters of the Pitt IMPACT Program, including includes a memorial to the late...

June 21, 2019 3:00 p.m.
21 Jun
CLE Event, Reception and Pittsburgh Pirates Game

Kick off Friday, June 21 with a 5 p.m. CLE event, at K&L Gates, entitled “Borders, Walls, Private Property, and the Trump Administration Agenda,” presented...

June 21, 2019 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 25

25 Jun
The use of Gene Expression Profiling in Diagnosing Melanoma

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series will host Laura Ferris, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of...

25 Jun
Becoming a Grading Guru: Designing Better Test Questions

The traditional exam has been much-maligned in higher education. Educators bulk at the notion of “teaching to the test.” But are tests, or teaching to tests,...

June 25, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 26

26 Jun
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...

Thursday, June 27

27 Jun
Pitt-Johnstown Academic Planning Day

Academic planning days familiarize an incoming student with the Pitt-Johnstown campus, faculty, staff, regulations and procedures, and offers first-term...

Friday, June 28

28 Jun
Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees oversees all charitable, scientific and academic activities at the University of Pittsburgh.

June 28, 2019 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, July 17

Thursday, July 18

18 Jul
Center for Urban Education Summer Educator Forum (CUESEF)

July 18- July 20 This forum is a professional learning experience for education professionals (pre- and practicing educators) in Pittsburgh and the...

July 18, 2019 8:00 a.m.
18 Jul
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...

July 18, 2019 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, June 20

20 Jun
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,...

June 20, 2019 10:00 a.m.
20 Jun
Understanding Enrollment and Advisement Tools Available to Students

PeopleSoft Student Information System This presentation will provide an overview of enrollment and advisement tolls in PeopleSoft from the student and...

June 20, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Friday, June 21

21 Jun
Open Forum: Senior Vice Chancellor Search

The search has begun for the next Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of...

June 21, 2019 8:00 a.m.
21 Jun
Do CEOs’ Outside Directorships Hurt the Performance of Their Own Firms?

Pengcheng Zhu will hold his final dissertation defense meeting on June 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 1 PM in Room 270 Mervis Hall.

June 21, 2019 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, June 22

22 Jun
IMPACT 50 Summit

The Swanson School will co-host a special three-day gathering of alumni and supporters of the Pitt IMPACT Program, including includes a memorial to the late...

June 22, 2019 9:00 a.m.

Sunday, June 23

23 Jun
IMPACT 50 Summit

The Swanson School will co-host a special three-day gathering of alumni and supporters of the Pitt IMPACT Program, including includes a memorial to the late...

June 23, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Monday, June 24

24 Jun
Pitt-Johnstown Summer Session 2 Begins

Pitt-Johnstown's 2019 Summer Session 2 begins June 24.

24 Jun
Christian Sands presents on Erroll Garner

June 24th, 2019 12:00 -2:00 PM Free Workshop at the Afro-American Music Institute (Homewood) 7131 Hamilton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15208 Jazz Piano...

June 24, 2019 12:00 p.m.
24 Jun
Using Implementation Science To Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Liver Disease

Shari Rogal, MD, MPH, John J. Fung/Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Assistant Professor of Transplant Surgery and assistant professor of surgery and of medicine,...

June 24, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 25

25 Jun
Nursing Speaker Series: Nurse Anesthesia Panel

Join the Pitt School of Nursing and the Eta chapter of Sigma for a panel discussion with four dynamic Pitt alumni. Jaclyn Ashline (BSN ’12, MSN ’16), Holly...

Wednesday, June 26

26 Jun
Therapy Dogs at Pitt

Stressed out about the end of the fiscal year? Fretting over your programming for next year? Or, simply in need of a break from your office? To help ease our...

June 26, 2019 12:00 p.m.
26 Jun
PARK(ing) Day 2019: A Deeper Dive

Each September, people around the world turn metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces for a day: temporary parklets, creative interventions and social...

26 Jun
Writing Assignments: Design, Assessment, and Feedback

There are few things as painful as reading a poorly written student essay, and few things as rewarding as reading a well-crafted response to a writing...

June 26, 2019 1:00 p.m.
26 Jun
Who’s Next: Education happy hour with The Incline

Join us at a happy hour in honor of The Incline’s third Who’s Next: Education class including Assistant Professor Darren Whitfield. RSVP here.

Thursday, June 27

27 Jun
Academic Affairs/Libraries Committee of the Board of Trustees

The committee has general oversight of Pitt’s educational policies and plans. Time and location TBD

June 27, 2019
27 Jun
Athletics Committee of the Board of Trustees

The committee oversees, reviews, provides policy guidance to, and reports to the board on Pitt's Department of Athletics. Time and location TBD.

June 27, 2019
27 Jun
Institutional Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees

The committee provides oversight and guidance for the planning, policies, promotion and implementation of advancement objectives. Time and location TBD

June 27, 2019
27 Jun
Property and Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees

The committee provides oversight, guidance, and review of matters relating to real estate owned and/or leased by Pitt and entities under its control. Time...

June 27, 2019
27 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Yang Yu

Yang Yu will present her PhD dissertation titled, "The Role of Psychosocial and Behavioral Factors in Surgical Treatment for Weight Loss," with committee...

June 27, 2019 1:00 p.m.
27 Jun
Developing a Teaching Portfolio

Teaching portfolios are an important component of any job application packet, and it is never too early in your teaching career to begin developing yours....

June 27, 2019 2:00 p.m.

Friday, June 28

28 Jun
Limited Leakage Transformations: An Information-theoretic Approach for Privacy Preservation in Distance-based Machine Learning

As cloud-based services become increasingly popular as platforms for storage and computation, privacy issues relating to their use have become increasingly...

June 28, 2019 10:00 a.m.
28 Jun
Legal Office Hours

Attend this rare opportunity to sit down face-to-face with legal professionals who have helped dozens of local startups across numerous sectors. Your...

June 28, 2019 1:00 p.m.
28 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Lizette A. Muñoz Rojas

Lizette A. Muñoz Rojas will present her talk titled "Cuisine and the Conquest: Contrasting two 16th century native populations of the Viceroyalty of Peru".

June 28, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 30

30 Jun
37th National Neurotrauma Society Symposium

We welcome individuals, families, and groups from the Pittsburgh region to attend this FREE event. The event is intended to attract middle schoolers, high...

Tuesday, July 2

02 Jul
PhD Defense: Rongpu Zhou

Title: Preparing for next-generation of galaxy surveys Abstract: In the 1920s, Edwin Hubble discovered that the Milky Way is merely one of countless...

July 02, 2019 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 10

10 Jul
Dissertation Defense: Chia-Hsin Liu

"The role of chronic inflammation in lung tumorigenesis and the potential biomarkers for lung cancer treatment" Public Health/Environmental and...

July 10, 2019 1:30 a.m.
10 Jul
Dissertation Defense: Hongjin Li

Hongjin Li will present her PhD dissertation titled, "The Psychological Symptom Cluster Among Women with Breast Cancer During Adjuvant Therapy", with...

July 10, 2019 10:00 a.m.
10 Jul
Best Practices in Online Teaching

Faculty who teach online or hybrid classes want to know how to design and teach courses that are pedagogically effective. This workshop will summarize and...

July 10, 2019 10:30 a.m.
10 Jul
Maggie & Stella's July Sip and See

Join Maggie & Stella's Cards & Gifts for a Sip and See event and enjoy tea and dip samples, raffles, discounts, and more!

July 10, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 11

11 Jul
Teaching Effectively with and without PowerPoint

PowerPoint is used in a majority of classrooms on campus today, but it is not often used to enhance the quality and effectiveness of teaching. In this...

July 11, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Friday, July 12

12 Jul
Dissertation Defense:  Lingshu Xue

Long-term effects of diabetes pharmacotherapy and multiple medication use on clinical and economic outcomes from claims datasets Public...

12 Jul
Transcriptional Reprogramming in the Developing Embryo

Miler T. Lee, PhD, assistant professor of biological sciences, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, and assistant professor of computational and systems...

July 12, 2019 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 16

16 Jul
PhD Defense: Paul Justice

Helping Students Learn Quantum Mechanics using Research-Validated Learning Tools The development and implementation of research-validated...

July 16, 2019 10:00 a.m.
16 Jul
Social Security Strategies for Married Couples: TIAA Live Webinar

Married couples can take advantage of some strategies that may help to increase lifetime Social Security benefits. You can learn the basics about spousal...

July 16, 2019 12:00 p.m.
16 Jul
Charting Your Course: A Financial Guide for Women: TIAA Live Webinar

Women can face unique financial challenges. You can discover tailored approaches to saving for retirement and tips to make your money work hard. Learn more...

July 16, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17

17 Jul
Cyber Security for Small Businesses

Join experts from University of Pittsburgh's SBDC, SCORE, and Wilke & Associates as they discuss the importance of cyber security and the resources...

July 17, 2019 8:00 a.m.
17 Jul
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...

July 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Jul
Teaching Inclusively

This workshop introduces several principles of inclusivity and offers practical advice for fostering an inclusive university environment through your...

July 17, 2019 2:00 p.m.
17 Jul
Money at Work 1: Foundations of Investing: TIAA Live Webinar

Discover how you can manage risk versus reward as well as understand the role of investing and managing risks, ways to help accelerate savings and tools that...

July 17, 2019 3:00 p.m.
17 Jul
Heinz Chapel Organ Recital

Pittsburgh organist Nicholas Will presents an organ recital at Heinz Memorial Chapel entitled An American Accent, featuring works by Italian and American...

July 17, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 18

18 Jul
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,...

July 18, 2019 10:30 a.m.
18 Jul
Quarterly Economic and Market Update: TIAA Live Webinar

Take a closer look at our views on the financial markets, including key market drivers, U.S. economy, policy and politics, and investing in public markets....

July 18, 2019 12:00 p.m.
18 Jul
Gaining Insight: Navigating Debt Consolidation & Understanding the Mortgage Process: TIAA Live Webinar

You can understand how to manage and consolidate debt, and get a primer that can help make the mortgage process easier to navigate. Learn more about TIAA...

July 18, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Friday, July 19

19 Jul
Pitt-Johnstown Open House

Pitt-Johnstown Admissions welcomes you to our Open House Program. This is a great opportunity for students and their families to visit and tour campus, and...

Thursday, June 20

20 Jun
Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections: Life Solutions Webinar

You get upsetting news and suddenly feel sick to your stomach. You're nervous about a big meeting and you begin to sweat, your heart races. Examples of the...

June 20, 2019
20 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 20, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Friday, June 21

21 Jun
Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections: Life Solutions Webinar

You get upsetting news and suddenly feel sick to your stomach. You're nervous about a big meeting and you begin to sweat, your heart races. Examples of the...

June 21, 2019
21 Jun
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...

June 21, 2019 7:30 a.m.
21 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 21, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Saturday, June 22

22 Jun
Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections: Life Solutions Webinar

You get upsetting news and suddenly feel sick to your stomach. You're nervous about a big meeting and you begin to sweat, your heart races. Examples of the...

June 22, 2019
22 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 22, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Sunday, June 23

23 Jun
Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections: Life Solutions Webinar

You get upsetting news and suddenly feel sick to your stomach. You're nervous about a big meeting and you begin to sweat, your heart races. Examples of the...

June 23, 2019
23 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 23, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Monday, June 24

24 Jun
Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections: Life Solutions Webinar

You get upsetting news and suddenly feel sick to your stomach. You're nervous about a big meeting and you begin to sweat, your heart races. Examples of the...

June 24, 2019
24 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 24, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, June 25

25 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 25, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, June 26

26 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 26, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, June 27

27 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 27, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Friday, June 28

28 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 28, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Saturday, June 29

29 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 29, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Sunday, June 30

30 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 30, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Monday, July 1

01 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 01, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, July 2

02 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 02, 2019 8:00 a.m.
02 Jul
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...

Wednesday, July 3

03 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 03, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 4

04 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 04, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Friday, July 5

05 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 05, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Saturday, July 6

06 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 06, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Sunday, July 7

07 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 07, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Monday, July 8

08 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 08, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, July 9

09 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 09, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, July 10

10 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 10, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 11

11 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 11, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Friday, July 12

12 Jul
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...

July 12, 2019 7:30 a.m.
12 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 12, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Saturday, July 13

13 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 13, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Sunday, July 14

14 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 14, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Monday, July 15

15 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 15, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, July 16

16 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 16, 2019 8:00 a.m.
16 Jul
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...

Wednesday, July 17

17 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 17, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 18

18 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 18, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Friday, July 19

19 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 19, 2019 8:00 a.m.

June 20 - July 19, 2019