Events Calendar

June 26 - July 25, 2019

Wednesday, June 26

26 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 26, 2019
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.
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...

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.
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
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 27, 2019
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.
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...

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

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

June 27, 2019 9:00 a.m.
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.

June 27, 2019 9:00 a.m.
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.
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
Institutional Advancement Committee of the Board of Trustees

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

June 27, 2019 1:15 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.
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.

June 27, 2019 3:15 p.m.

Friday, June 28

28 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 28, 2019
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.
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...

June 28, 2019 10:00 a.m.
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. The event is being livestreamed, and can...

June 28, 2019 10:30 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.
28 Jun
Start of the Summer Bash. Hosted by the SPIN Project’s Youth Advisory Board.

The SPIN project works with youth to identify and increase youths engagement in safe spaces in their neighborhood. Come help us kick-off the big study and...

June 28, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 29

29 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 29, 2019
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.
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.

Sunday, June 30

30 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 30, 2019
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.
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...

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...

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 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.
03 Jul
Alexandra Maxim - MS Defense

Urban Soils in a Historically Industrial City: Concentration and Biogeochemical Speciation of Trace Metals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania This thesis...

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.

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
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
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.
10 Jul
Dissertation Defense: Bruce C. Nmezi

"The Role of Lamin B1 in the Organization of the Nuclear Envelope and Myelin Regulation in Development and Disease" Public Health/Human...

July 10, 2019 10:00 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.
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.

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.
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
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.
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.

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...

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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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...

Saturday, July 20

20 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 20, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Sunday, July 21

21 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 21, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Monday, July 22

22 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 22, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, July 23

23 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 23, 2019 8:00 a.m.
23 Jul
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...

July 23, 2019 10:00 a.m.
23 Jul
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...

July 23, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 24

24 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 24, 2019 8:00 a.m.
24 Jul
Creating and Distributing Basic Surveys Using Qualtrics

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...

July 24, 2019 10:00 a.m.
24 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 24, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 25

25 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 25, 2019 8:00 a.m.
25 Jul
Preventing & Monitoring Cheating and Plagiarism

One national study conducted by the Academic Integrity Center at Duke University suggests that 3 in 4 college students cheat. And cheating is more likely...

July 25, 2019 10:30 a.m.
25 Jul
Yoga on the Lawn!

Please join Oakland Yoga U studio owner and yoga instructor, Laurel Chiappetta, for a sixty minute free yoga class on the Cathedral lawn this summer. The...

July 25, 2019 12:00 p.m.

June 26 - July 25, 2019