Events Calendar

May 22 - June 20, 2019

Wednesday, May 22

22 May
Letting Your Emotions Interfere with Eating: Life Solutions Webinar

How many times do you eat simply because you are bored or need comfort? We often tend to not even notice why we are eating and many times it's not because we...

May 22, 2019
22 May
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

22 May
Picnics 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...

22 May
ClinicalTrials.gov: Background, Requirements & Process

This session will provide an overview of the regulations and policies governing the online registration of clinical trials and results on the...

22 May
Institutional Master Plan Community Meeting

The Institutional Master Plan (IMP) provides a framework for the development at the University of Pittsburgh, including building height and mass, parking,...

May 22, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 23

23 May
Letting Your Emotions Interfere with Eating: Life Solutions Webinar

How many times do you eat simply because you are bored or need comfort? We often tend to not even notice why we are eating and many times it's not because we...

May 23, 2019
23 May
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

23 May
Commercialization Workshop

Attend this 2-hour workshop titled Innovation Igniter to learn how to explain the value of your innovation. During this workshop you can also determine if...

May 23, 2019 10:00 a.m.
23 May
Lunchtime Create Break: Felting

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, May 24

24 May
Letting Your Emotions Interfere with Eating: Life Solutions Webinar

How many times do you eat simply because you are bored or need comfort? We often tend to not even notice why we are eating and many times it's not because we...

May 24, 2019
24 May
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

24 May
PhD Defense: Binbin Tian

Bound States of Fermions in One Dimension

May 24, 2019 11:00 a.m.
24 May
PhD Defense: Alejandra Sejas Portillo,

Local Level Leadership and Centralization in the Late Prehispanic Yaretani Basin, Bolivia

Saturday, May 25

25 May
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

Sunday, May 26

26 May
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

Monday, May 27

27 May
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

Tuesday, May 28

28 May
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

28 May
Lunchtime Create Break: Upcycled Yard Sculpture

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...

28 May
Syllabus Construction: Foundations

Putting together a syllabus for the first time can be a daunting task. In this workshop, we cover the basic components of a syllabus, as well as practical...

May 28, 2019 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 29

29 May
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

29 May
Dissertation Defense:  Rachael Wilson

Chemistry PhD Defense: In Vivo Measurement of Ectopeptidase Activity Using Electroosmotic Perfusion-Microdialysis. Advisor: Stephen Weber Committee...

May 29, 2019 10:00 a.m.
29 May
Picnics 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...

29 May
Updates in CAR T for Cancer: Solid Tumors on the Horizon?

Carl H. June, MD, a leader in the fields of cellular immunology and immunotherapy, will present the 2019 Bernard Fisher Lecture on Wednesday, May 29, in...

May 29, 2019 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 30

30 May
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

30 May
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...

May 30, 2019 10:30 a.m.
30 May
Developing a Lesson Plan

Whether it’s scribbled on the back of a napkin or filed in a formal record of course instruction, planning ahead for a class session makes for a more...

May 30, 2019 1:00 p.m.
30 May
Dissertation Defense: Megan Laura Gliozzi

"Tubular Proteinuria and Vitamin D Deficiency in Sickle Cell Disease" Public Health/Human Genetics Committee: Ora A. Weisz (chair) Zsolt Urban James R....

May 30, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Friday, May 31

31 May
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

31 May
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...

May 31, 2019 10:30 a.m.
31 May
Community Center Evacuation Exercise

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Management, and the University of Pittsburgh Police will hold a building evacuation drill at...

31 May
Dissertation Defense:  Jamie Nowalk

Chemistry PhD Defense: The Importance of Minor Sequence Alterations on the Hydrolysis Behaviors of Degradable Polyesters Advisor: Tara Meyer Committee...

May 31, 2019 1:00 p.m.
31 May
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, June 1

01 Jun
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

Sunday, June 2

02 Jun
Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present

Ground & Second Floors, Hillman Library Free & open to the public during Hillman Library hours The ground floor cases in Hillman Library feature a map of...

Monday, June 3

03 Jun
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...

03 Jun
Dissertation Defense:  Keith Werling

Chemistry PhD Defense: Mechanical Deformation Properties of Aperiodic Systems in Response to Electrostatic Fields: Molecular Piezoelectricity Advisor: ...

June 03, 2019 11:00 a.m.
03 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Emily Marlene Russell

"Discrepant Effects of CREBRF on Obesity and Metabolic Phenotypes and Signals of Selection in Samoans" Public Health/Human Genetics Commitee: Ryan...

June 03, 2019 2:00 p.m.
03 Jun
Dissertation Defense:  David Colaço

History and Philosophy of Science PhD Defense: An Investigation of Scientific Phenomena Committee: Edouard Machery, Director Mazviita Chirimuuta Kenneth...

June 03, 2019 2:20 p.m.

Tuesday, June 4

04 Jun
One-Day Law School for Journalists

The challenge of reporting on the legal system without a law degree can be daunting. This free one-day intensive program on the court system supports...

04 Jun
Encouraging Student Participation

Few things are less comfortable than asking a question and seeing a classroom full of blank faces staring back at you in silence. In this workshop, we cover...

June 04, 2019 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, June 5

05 Jun
Picnics 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 05, 2019 11:00 a.m.
05 Jun
John Taylor's Dissertation Defense

PhD candidate John Taylor will defend his dissertation, "The Interstate Logic: How Networks Change the Cinematic Representation of Time and Space"

June 05, 2019 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 6

06 Jun
Lunchtime Create Break: Pop-Up Cards

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...

06 Jun
Active Learning with Top Hat

No prior knowledge is required to attend this workshop, but you should be able to log in to the Pitt Portal (https://my.pitt.edu) with your Pitt username and...

June 06, 2019 2:00 p.m.
06 Jun
Reflections Lecture by Dean Donald Burke

Dean Donald S. Burke will share reflections on his 13-year tenure as dean. The longest-serving dean in the school's history, Burke will step down on July 1,...

Friday, June 7

07 Jun
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...

June 07, 2019 7:30 a.m.
07 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Md Tanbin Rahman

"Classification and Clustering for RNA-seq data with variable selection" Public Health/Biostatistics Committee: George Tseng (advisor) Abdus Wahed Ying...

June 07, 2019 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, June 8

08 Jun
Taking Back Motherhood: An Art Exhibition Celebrating Women's Health Activism

Celebrating women, motherhood, and artistic expression, Pitt Public Health is pleased to support the Jewish Healthcare Foundation’s Women’s Health Activist...

June 08, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 9

09 Jun
Taking Back Motherhood: An Art Exhibition Celebrating Women's Health Activism

Celebrating women, motherhood, and artistic expression, Pitt Public Health is pleased to support the Jewish Healthcare Foundation’s Women’s Health Activist...

June 09, 2019 12:00 p.m.
09 Jun
Philippine Nationality Room Dedication

After more than 10 years of planning, fund-raising and construction, the 31st Nationality Room in the Cathedral of Learning on the campus of the University...

June 09, 2019 2:00 p.m.

Monday, June 10

10 Jun
Faculty and Staff Info Sessions at the CEC

University of Pittsburgh Faculty and Staff are invited to learn about engaging their teaching and research with the community through Pitt’s Community...

Tuesday, June 11

11 Jun
2019 Human Performance Optimization Symposium

The symposium will address human performance optimization and will appeal to an audience of scientists, engineers, clinicians (orthopeadics, neurology,...

June 11, 2019 7:00 a.m.
11 Jun
Equally Prepared: Financial Planning for the LGBT Community: TIAA Live Webinar

You can learn about the specific challenges faced by the LGBT community—both financial and legislative even with the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality...

June 11, 2019 12:00 p.m.
11 Jun
Lunchtime Create Break: Upcycled Yard Sculpture

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...

11 Jun
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...

June 11, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12

12 Jun
Picnics 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 12, 2019 11:00 a.m.
12 Jun
Paying Yourself: Income Options in Retirement: TIAA Live Webinar

You can learn the rules that govern retirement assets and find out when to consider using different income sources. Learn more about TIAA live webinar...

June 12, 2019 12:00 p.m.
12 Jun
Becoming a Grading Guru: The Grading Process & Providing Effective Feedback

When we think of grading, we often think of assigning a value to a piece of student work (or a stack of student work, come finals week). Grading is actually...

June 12, 2019 1:00 p.m.
12 Jun
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...

June 12, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 13

13 Jun
Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees

The committee provides advice to Pitt's chief investment officer regarding management of the University endowment. Time and location TBD

June 13, 2019
13 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 13, 2019 10:30 a.m.
13 Jun
How Smart Investors Ride Out Market Volatility: TIAA Live Webinar

What’s the best way to handle market ups and downs? TIAA offers best practices and actionable steps to help investors steer through stormy markets while...

June 13, 2019 12:00 p.m.
13 Jun
Encouraging Student Participation

Few things are less comfortable than asking a question and seeing a classroom full of blank faces staring back at you in silence. In this workshop, we cover...

June 13, 2019 2:00 p.m.
13 Jun
Lois Weber: Historical Marker Unveiling

She’s the North Side original and influential woman pioneer in early film making you may have never heard of! Celebrate Lois Weber’s 140th birthday with the...

13 Jun
Inside Money: Managing Income and Debt: TIAA Live Webinar

Discover how to help make your money work harder by using your cash flow more effectively, developing good saving habits and better managing debt. Learn...

June 13, 2019 3:00 p.m.
13 Jun
Lois Weber: Film Pioneer

She’s the North Side original and influential woman pioneer in early film making you may have never heard of! Celebrate Lois Weber’s 140th birthday with the...

June 13, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Friday, June 14

14 Jun
Air Force Space Command Event

Join us for a conversation with Lt. General David Thompson, Vice Commander of Air Force Space Command to discuss Air Force Space Command, including space as...

June 14, 2019 9:00 a.m.
14 Jun
PRACTICAL RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT

Presenters: Gesina Phillips, Digital Scholarship Librarian University Library System Melissa Ratajeski, Coordinator of Data Services Health Sciences...

June 14, 2019 9:00 a.m.
14 Jun
Graduate Studies Monthly Office Hour

Nathan Urban, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, holds a monthly office hour. Graduate students can stop by to ask questions and discuss graduate studies at...

June 14, 2019 10:00 a.m.
14 Jun
Shape Shifters: Protein Aggregation at the Crossroads of Health and Disease

Yvonne S. Eisele, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Cardiology), School of Medicine, will present the next SVC lecture on Friday, June 14, at noon, in...

June 14, 2019 12:00 p.m.
14 Jun
Melissa Yang's Dissertation Defense

Melissa Yang will defend her PhD dissertation titled, "Avian Rhetoric, Murmurations".

June 14, 2019 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 15

15 Jun
Won't You Celebrate with Me

Poetry and prose from the director's chair. Featuring reading and conversation by Mahogany Browne, Dawn Lundy Martin, Nicole Sealey, Salamishah Tillet, and...

June 15, 2019 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 18

18 Jun
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...

18 Jun
Becoming a Grading Guru: Designing Rubrics

Asking students to perform authentic, complex tasks can provoke higher-level learning, but how can we assess a complicated assignment when it has no...

June 18, 2019 1:00 p.m.
18 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Letitia Graves

Letitia Graves will present her PhD dissertation titled, "Sleep and Symptomology after Spinal Cord Injury" with committee Yvette Conley (chair), Eileen...

June 18, 2019 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 19

19 Jun
Instructional Multimedia: Panopto

Participants will get the most out of this workshop if they already have a basic familiarity with using a computer, and with Blackboard. If you are unsure...

June 19, 2019 10:00 a.m.
19 Jun
Teaching International Students

Do you have international students who you would love to know more about and to engage more in classes? Come learn about international students and the...

June 19, 2019 10:30 a.m.
19 Jun
Multicenter Research under an Investigator-Sponsored IND

This presentation will provide an overview of investigator-sponsored clinical trials with multiple research sites. Specifically, we will address the...

June 19, 2019 11:00 a.m.
19 Jun
Picnics 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 19, 2019 11:00 a.m.
19 Jun
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...

June 19, 2019 3:30 p.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
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.
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...

20 Jun
Understanding Enrollment and Advisement Tools Available to Students in the PeopleSoft Student Information System

This presentation will provide an overview of enrollment and advisement tolls in PeopleSoft from the student and advisor perspectives. Special emphasis will...

June 20, 2019 1:00 p.m.
20 Jun
Commercialization Workshop

Attend this 2-hour workshop titled Innovation Igniter to learn how to explain the value of your innovation. During this workshop you can also determine if...

June 20, 2019 3:00 p.m.

May 22 - June 20, 2019