Events Calendar

July 3 - August 1, 2020

Friday, July 3

03 Jul
The Sandwich Generation: Multi-Generational Caregiving: Life Solutions Webinar

Are you taking care of your children and your parents? Many middle-aged people find themselves caring for both ends of the age spectrum - helping both their...

July 03, 2020
Virtual Event
03 Jul
Managing Racial Stress and Trauma

When discussing the impact of racism, it is easy to overlook the psychological harm it can do to its victims. In this group, students of color can will learn...

July 03, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
03 Jul
Stress Management Workshop

Learn the difference between chronic stress and healthy stress. Learn various indicators of stress including behavioral, cognitive, physical, and emotional....

July 03, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
03 Jul
Finding Hope & Meaning Workshop

Cultivate meaning and purpose by examining your strengths and values to see how it influences your sense of hope. Explore ways to establish purpose with...

July 03, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
03 Jul
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Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 03, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Saturday, July 4

04 Jul
The Sandwich Generation: Multi-Generational Caregiving: Life Solutions Webinar

Are you taking care of your children and your parents? Many middle-aged people find themselves caring for both ends of the age spectrum - helping both their...

July 04, 2020
Virtual Event

Sunday, July 5

05 Jul
The Sandwich Generation: Multi-Generational Caregiving: Life Solutions Webinar

Are you taking care of your children and your parents? Many middle-aged people find themselves caring for both ends of the age spectrum - helping both their...

July 05, 2020
Virtual Event

Monday, July 6

06 Jul
The Sandwich Generation: Multi-Generational Caregiving: Life Solutions Webinar

Are you taking care of your children and your parents? Many middle-aged people find themselves caring for both ends of the age spectrum - helping both their...

July 06, 2020
Virtual Event
06 Jul
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Awakening Morning Yoga

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute morning workout with certified yoga instructor, Jesse Bueno and the Be Fit Pitt Team. Expect 45...

July 06, 2020 7:15 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
Mid-Morning Mash-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Gillian Scott, University Club Fitness Center Manager/Senior Trainer and...

July 06, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Workshop

Learn mindfulness skills that can improve your wellbeing and self-compassion. Explore negative thoughts that can impede your overall sense of self and learn...

July 06, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
Maintaining Emotional Balance Workshop

Learn simple and effecitve skills to help regulate your body's response to stress. After the workshop, you should have a basic understanding of how the body...

July 06, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
students in classroom

First-year students majoring in pharmacy should plan to attend this meeting to learn more about their course of study and to meet faculty. Check your @Pitt...

July 06, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
Pitt Power-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 15 minutes...

July 06, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
Facing White Fragility

This is a White therapist-led space for White-identified students to explore what it means to be white. Students will be supported as they examine ways they...

July 06, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
“Dear Pharmacist...” – Answers to your Medication-Related Questions

Topic: Beat the Burn – Sunscreen 101 What exactly does “SPF” on a sunscreen bottle mean? Does a sunscreen with SPF 50 really provide better protection than...

July 06, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
Dissertation Defense: Clinton Johnson

Chemistry PhD Defense: Using Ultrafast Vibrational Spectroscopy for a Comprehensive Understanding of Structural and Rotational Motions for Water to Protic...

July 06, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
How To Ace Class Scheduling - School of Computing and Information

​Planning your courses for the fall? Join live sessions including First Year Mentors and academic advisors discussing how to create the best plan for your...

July 06, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 1

Getting Started Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This introductory training focuses primarily on the global functions of Canvas...

July 06, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
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Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 06, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
Core Sculpt

A body weight workout combined with yoga. Owner of Vibe Fitness, Stephanie Allison will be guiding you through a workout that will engage your entire body...

July 06, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Jul
Finish Strong Pitt Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute evening workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of activity...

July 06, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, July 7

07 Jul
The Sandwich Generation: Multi-Generational Caregiving: Life Solutions Webinar

Are you taking care of your children and your parents? Many middle-aged people find themselves caring for both ends of the age spectrum - helping both their...

July 07, 2020
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Morning Restore with Pilates and Core

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 45 minutes of activity...

July 07, 2020 7:15 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Mid-Morning Mash-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

July 07, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Microsoft Teams Super Session: Intro and Next Steps

This 2-hour session combines Pitt IT’s Microsoft Teams 30-Minute Intro and Next Steps sessions. Learn how to leverage Teams for chatting, meeting, calling,...

July 07, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Pandemic Policies and Practices: A Conversation Allocating Scarce COVID-19 Medications: The Case for Increasing Disadvantaged Groups' Access

Mark Schmidhofer, MD, MS Professor of Medicine Director, Coronary Intensive Care Unit – UPMC Presbyterian Abstract: This session examines ethical...

July 07, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
C4C Creative Challenge Release

Our second Center for Creativity Creative Challenge video drops today! Follow our C4C staff and friends as they attempt to create a self-portrait in 60...

July 07, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Pitt Public Health dissertation defenses

Doctoral candidate Franya Hutchins of the Department of Epidemiology will defend her dissertation entitled, "Excessive Gestational Weight Gain and Long-Term...

July 07, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
OTD Information Sessions

​Please join us for a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Information Session. The Information Sessions are a great opportunity to meet with a current...

July 07, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Physician Assistant Studies Information Session

Please join us for our Physician Assistant Studies Information Sessions. The Information Sessions are a great opportunity to meet with selected current...

July 07, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Female student on campus

First-year communication majors should plan to attend this meeting to learn about the curriculum, meet faculty, and ask questions. Please check your @Pitt...

July 07, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Pitt Power-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 15 minutes...

July 07, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Calming Your Thoughts Workshop

Examine unhealthy thought patterns and their impact on emotions and behaviors. Students will learn how to engage in cognitive restructuring to cope with...

July 07, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
How To Succeed at Pitt

​Join a live in-person training experience led by your peers! This session will walk you through 5 essential skills for success in college. Through this...

July 07, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 2

Adding, Organizing and Sharing Content How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help out to organize and present your course content? This...

July 07, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
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Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 07, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Preprints: How, Why, and Should I?

In this workshop we will discuss the facts and myths of preprint publication, addressing such questions as: "What are preprints?" and "Can I still publish in...

July 07, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Ask a Panther Panel

Live Q&A panel with First Year Mentors and staff across campus all happening at 3 p.m. EST. This session provides an opportunity to get your questions...

July 07, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Something's Brewing: Teas of the Silk Road

Join the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies for a demonstration and tasting of teas of the Silk Road. We will demonstrate the proper...

July 07, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Stumbling on Happiness Workshop

Learn skills designed to help you embrace your life more fully and experience the happiness you seek. Happiness is all around us, sometimes we just have to...

July 07, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
The Allies' Anti-Racist Toolkit

This is a space for White and non-black students of color to discuss active, tangible ways they can support the black community. This workshop is held...

July 07, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Kickboxing

Relieve some stress and get moving with Kickboxing. Owner of Vibe Fitness, Stephanie Allison will get your body moving! Open to all.

July 07, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Jul
Finish Strong Pitt Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute evening workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of activity...

July 07, 2020 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, July 8

08 Jul
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Awakening Morning Yoga

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute morning workout with certified yoga instructor, Jesse Bueno and the Be Fit Pitt Team. Expect 45...

July 08, 2020 7:15 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Mid-Morning Mash-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Gillian Scott, University Club Fitness Center Manager/Senior Trainer and...

July 08, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Painless PubMed

The National Library of Medicine is continuing to develop features in the new PubMed site, anticipated to replace the current PubMed in late spring...

July 08, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Incorporating Active Learning into Remote Lectures

The average time undergraduate students can focus on a continuous lecture is 7-10 minutes. Staying engaged in a remote learning environment where students...

July 08, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Intermediate Canvas - Sharing and Collaborating

This is an intermediate-level training on several tools in Canvas that allow users to collaborate, share resources, and create rich learning artifacts. We...

July 08, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
International Tea Time

Join the University Counseling Center for a virtual tea time hangout! UCC staff will lead a discussion on some of the challenges facing our international...

July 08, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Self-Care as Social Justice

College is hard enough on its own. Adding micro-aggressions and invalidating experiences into the mix can make life miserable. Join us each week for an hour...

July 08, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
 Grant Writing Workshop

Do you want to obtain funding for a project but aren’t sure where to start? This workshop provides an overview of the grant-writing process as well as tips...

July 08, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Female student using pipette

First-year students majoring in biochemistry should plan to attend this meeting to learn more about the program, meet faculty, and have their questions...

July 08, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Justice Scholars Program Presentation

All are welcome to join us for the second installment of our town hall series – This Is Not Normal: Allyship and Advocacy in the Age of COVID-19 – that focus...

July 08, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Pitt Power-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 15 minutes...

July 08, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Coping with Anxiety Workshop

Learn to manage your anxiety by learning the symptoms of anxiety and panic. Learn strategies to manage anxiety including cognitive strategies, self-care, and...

July 08, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
MolBio Hands-On Follow Up Session

Every Wednesday after a workshop, a follow up session (1 pm - 3 pm) will review the hands-on exercise questions distributed during the workshop. We will...

July 08, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
How To Ace Class Scheduling - College of Business Administration

​Planning your courses for the fall? Join live sessions including First Year Mentors and academic advisors discussing how to create the best plan for your...

July 08, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 08, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Healthy Coping Skills Workshop

Learn how to cope when faced with stress and demands of college and life. This workshop will teach you healthy coping skills including coping while social...

July 08, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
The Past as Prologue: Lessons of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Alexander Navarro, PhD Center for the History of Medicine University of Michigan Abstract: Starting in 2005, the Center for the History of Medicine at the...

July 08, 2020 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Racialized Police Violence in Global Perspective: 5 Key Concepts

The Pitt Global Hub and Global Studies Center present Racialized Police Violence in Global Perspective: 5 Key Concepts. This discussion series provides...

July 08, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Finish Strong Pitt Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute evening workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of activity...

July 08, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Coping with COVID-19: Supporting Mental Wellness during a Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, we must prioritize mental wellness for ourselves and our friends and family, and advocate in our communities and workplaces....

July 08, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jul
Game Night Wednesday

Join the First Year Mentors (FYMs) and fellow new students for a fun and relaxing game night experience every Wednesday from 9 - 11 pm EST. This program is...

July 08, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, July 9

09 Jul
Pathway to Policy: Dr. Cheryl Smith

Pitt Science Policy Group (PSPG) is hosting “Pathway to Policy” a career talk with Dr. Cheryl Smith, Thursday, July 9th at 6:30pm. Dr. Smith has a PhD in...

July 09, 2020 6:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Morning Restore with Pilates and Core

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 45 minutes of activity...

July 09, 2020 7:15 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Mid-Morning Mash-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

July 09, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Facilitating Great Team Discussions: Supervisor Support Chats

Whether we’re all in the room or all in the Zoom, supervisors have the opportunity to lead great conversations with their teams. For most people, a few...

July 09, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Managing Financial Stress Workshop

Navigate your finances in a way that supports your overall wellbeing. Learn strategies to cope with economic stressors and make informed decisions...

July 09, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Explore Data with Simple Tables in Excel

Microsoft Excel is a commonly used program to record and store datasets with headings, rows, and columns. In this class, we will look at transforming that...

July 09, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
When the Well Runs Dry: Compassion Fatigue and the Work of Professional Caregiving - 4

Leanna Fuller, PhD Associate Professor of Pastoral Care Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Matthew F. Muldoon, MD Professor of Medicine Director of the...

July 09, 2020 11:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Instagram Live: FYMs

See behind the scenes of the work the First Year Mentors do and meet staff members and students who facilitate student involvement and development. Follow...

July 09, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Presenter Judith Martin, MD, professor of pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and codirector, Pittsburgh Vaccine Trials Unit

The July health topic will be vaccine clinical trials. Specifically, we are hoping to discuss ways to dismantle myths and specifically bring attention to the...

July 09, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Students meeting

Peer Leaders play an important role at Pitt-Greensburg, serving as advisors and friends to first-year students. Take this opportunity to meet our Peer...

July 09, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Pitt Power-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 15 minutes...

July 09, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Dissertation Defense: Kimberly Kowallis

Chemistry PhD Defense: Regulatory Mechanisms of a Bacterial Multi-Kinase Network Advisors: Seth Childers Committee members: Steve WeberKabirul...

July 09, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Cathedral

Computational Biology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Statistical and mechanistic approaches to study cell signaling dynamics Major Advisors and Committee...

July 09, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Staying Well While Staying In: A Collective Guide to Wellness

This wellness workshop is designed to help students continue to maintain holistic wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. This workshop focuses on the 8...

July 09, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
CUESEF 2020

Registration is required. These events are free and open to the public. We are living in hard times. This year has seen unprecedented levels of turmoil due...

July 09, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 3

Assignments, Quizzes, and Grading How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help you assess your students both online and off? This training...

July 09, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center

Watch your @Pitt email details about the Virtual Town Hall for Pitt-Greensburg students. Panelists will include Dean of Student Rick Fogle, Assistant Dean of...

July 09, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 09, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Finish Strong Pitt Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute evening workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of activity...

July 09, 2020 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
International Tea Time

Join the University Counseling Center for a virtual tea time hangout! UCC staff will lead a discussion on some of the challenges facing our international...

July 09, 2020 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
Bingo card and markers

The Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association invites our alumni to join in the fun during our virtual Bingo. What a great way to stay in touch with classmates! Be...

July 09, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jul
photo of two guitarists on stage

When we're on campus, the C4C hosts monthly open mic nights open to performers in any genre (music, spoken word, improv, skits, storytelling, dance, poems:...

July 09, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, July 10

10 Jul
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Awakening Morning Yoga

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute morning workout with certified yoga instructor, Jesse Bueno and the Be Fit Pitt Team. Expect 45...

July 10, 2020 7:15 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 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 10, 2020 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
Managing Racial Stress and Trauma

When discussing the impact of racism, it is easy to overlook the psychological harm it can do to its victims. In this group, students of color can will learn...

July 10, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
Mid-Morning Mash-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Gillian Scott, University Club Fitness Center Manager/Senior Trainer and...

July 10, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
The Legend of Treasure Mountain Virtual Escape Room

In the late 1700's, a French expedition journeyed through the Colorado Rocky Mountains to prospect for riches never before known to man. Legend has it that...

July 10, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
Stress Management Workshop

Learn the difference between chronic stress and healthy stress. Learn various indicators of stress including behavioral, cognitive, physical, and emotional....

July 10, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
Students walking across campus

This webinar will help first-year students to understand the role and function of Pitt-Greensburg's Academic Advising department. Meet the advisors and have...

July 10, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
Synaptic Protein Network Impairments in Schizophrenia

Matthew L. MacDonald, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, School of Medicine, will present the next Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar on Friday,...

July 10, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
Pitt Power-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 15 minutes...

July 10, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
 Advanced EndNote

This hands-on class will show you how to use more advanced features of EndNote, including adding and editing citation styles, using filters and Smart Groups,...

July 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
Finding Hope & Meaning Workshop

Cultivate meaning and purpose by examining your strengths and values to see how it influences your sense of hope. Explore ways to establish purpose with...

July 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
Canvas for Remote Instruction

For instructors who are already familiar with Canvas or who have attended a previous Canvas training, we present a supplemental webinar covering tools for...

July 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
Cathedral

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Elucidating mechanisms of protection conferred by a primary Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb)...

July 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
How to Get Involved on Campus: Fraternity and Sorority Life

Hear from student leaders from different types of organizations as they discuss their experiences and how to build your own experience that suits your...

July 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
When Bad Things Happen Workshop

Learn the deifiniton of trauma and the impact it has on the mind and body. Discover strategies and techniques for coping in a healthy manner toward a place...

July 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 10, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Sunday, July 12

12 Jul
She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms

After Tilly dies in a tragic car accident, her older sister Agnes discovers her Dungeons and Dragons journal. Agnes enlists a D&D Master to guide her through...

July 12, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, July 13

13 Jul
Graphic Design with Canva

Learn how to make attention-getting posters and presentation graphics with Canva, a free online graphic design platform. This hands-on class will show you...

July 13, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jul
Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Workshop

Learn mindfulness skills that can improve your wellbeing and self-compassion. Explore negative thoughts that can impede your overall sense of self and learn...

July 13, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jul
Maintaining Emotional Balance Workshop

Learn simple and effecitve skills to help regulate your body's response to stress. After the workshop, you should have a basic understanding of how the body...

July 13, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jul
Coloring Your Quarantine

​Oakland and the Pitt Program Council miss having you on campus! Stay connected to your fellow panthers and our beautiful neighborhood while de-stressing...

July 13, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jul
Facing White Fragility

This is a White therapist-led space for White-identified students to explore what it means to be white. Students will be supported as they examine ways they...

July 13, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jul
How To Ace Class Scheduling - Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

​Planning your courses for the fall? Join live sessions including First Year Mentors and academic advisors discussing how to create the best plan for your...

July 13, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jul
Intermediate  Canvas - Tests and Quizzes

Take a deeper dive into delivering assessments online with the Canvas Quizzes tools. This webinar will take a more detailed look at the differences between...

July 13, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 13, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Jul
Core Sculpt

A body weight workout combined with yoga. Owner of Vibe Fitness, Stephanie Allison will be guiding you through a workout that will engage your entire body...

July 13, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, July 14

14 Jul
Hereditary GI Disorders:  Gastro/Hep State of the Art (SOTA) Lecture Series

Speakers: Randall E. Brand, MD: Professor of Medicine; Academic Director, GI Division @ Shadyside; Director, GI Malignancy Early Detection, Diagnosis &...

July 14, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Generational Impacts on Remote Work: Supervisor Support Chats

Join a discussion on how our own life experiences and our perceptions of other people impact the collaboration and communication necessary during remote...

July 14, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 1

Getting Started Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This introductory training focuses primarily on the global functions of Canvas...

July 14, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Kyle Whitcomb: Investigating Gender Differences in Course Relationships

Self-Efficacy, and Identity in Physics and Promoting Equity in Learning Outcomes Physics and Astronomy Defense, "Kyle Whitcomb: Investigating Gender...

July 14, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
New to School: Supporting First-Generation Students

First-generation college students face unique challenges that can impact their success in higher education. Simultaneously, these students have vast...

July 14, 2020 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Christopher Thomas: Modeling Visual Rhetoric and Semantics in Multimedia

Dissertation Defense. Department of Computer Science Committee: Adriana Kovashka Rebecca Hwa Diane Litman Abhinav Gupta

July 14, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Microsoft Teams 30-Minute Intro

Learn how to access a Team, create a Team, navigate through Teams, and use Teams meetings—all in one place, no matter where you are.

July 14, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Social Security Basics: TIAA Live Webinar

Social Security will likely play a significant role in building your retirement income. Learn the basics about Social Security including eligibility, how to...

July 14, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Calming Your Thoughts Workshop

Examine unhealthy thought patterns and their impact on emotions and behaviors. Students will learn how to engage in cognitive restructuring to cope with...

July 14, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 14, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Basic EndNote for Macs

Interested in using EndNote on your Mac but don’t know where to begin? This hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your...

July 14, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Halfway There: A Retirement Checkpoint: TIAA Live Webinar

You can give yourself a mid-career financial checkup to evaluate your current savings, formulate a plan to help pursue your savings goals and manage...

July 14, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Stumbling on Happiness Workshop

Learn skills designed to help you embrace your life more fully and experience the happiness you seek. Happiness is all around us, sometimes we just have to...

July 14, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
The Allies' Anti-Racist Toolkit

This is a space for White and non-black students of color to discuss active, tangible ways they can support the black community. This workshop is held...

July 14, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
Kickboxing

Relieve some stress and get moving with Kickboxing. Owner of Vibe Fitness, Stephanie Allison will get your body moving! Open to all.

July 14, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 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 14, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Jul
photo of two guitarists on stage

When we're on campus, the C4C hosts monthly open mic nights open to performers in any genre (music, spoken word, improv, skits, storytelling, dance, poems:...

July 14, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, July 15

15 Jul
Panther Rehab Rounds

Join the Department of PM&R for an invited lecture in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Topics will be of interest to our Residents,...

July 15, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Cathedral

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Mechanistic insights into the roles of IL-22/IL-22RA1 axis in oral anti-fungal immunity Major...

July 15, 2020 9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Bulk RNA-Seq

This is a 4 & 1/2 -hour workshop on the techniques, platforms, and methods used in analyzing bulk RNA-Seq data. The morning session (10am - 12pm) starts with...

July 15, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 2

Adding, Organizing and Sharing Content How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help out to organize and present your course content? This...

July 15, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Dissertation Proposal Defense: Pedro Bustamante

"Analyzing Usage Conflicts in Localized Spectrum Sharing Scenarios: An Agent-Based Modeling and Machine Learning Approach" Department of Informatics and...

July 15, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
International Tea Time

Join the University Counseling Center for a virtual tea time hangout! UCC staff will lead a discussion on some of the challenges facing our international...

July 15, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Self-Care as Social Justice

College is hard enough on its own. Adding micro-aggressions and invalidating experiences into the mix can make life miserable. Join us each week for an hour...

July 15, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 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 15, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Coping with Anxiety Workshop

Learn to manage your anxiety by learning the symptoms of anxiety and panic. Learn strategies to manage anxiety including cognitive strategies, self-care, and...

July 15, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Cathedral

Center for Neurosciene - School of Medicine/Neurobiology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Aberrant prelimbic activity is associated with elevated fear in SAPAP3...

July 15, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
How To Ace Class Scheduling - School of Computing and Information

​Planning your courses for the fall? Join live sessions including First Year Mentors and academic advisors discussing how to create the best plan for your...

July 15, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 15, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Healthy Coping Skills Workshop

Learn how to cope when faced with stress and demands of college and life. This workshop will teach you healthy coping skills including coping while social...

July 15, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
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...

July 15, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Racialized Police Violence in Global Perspective: 5 Key Concepts

The Pitt Global Hub and Global Studies Center present Racialized Police Violence in Global Perspective: 5 Key Concepts. This discussion series provides...

July 15, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Game Night Wednesday

Join the First Year Mentors (FYMs) and fellow new students for a fun and relaxing game night experience every Wednesday from 9 - 11 pm EST. This program is...

July 15, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, July 16

16 Jul
Virtual Book Club: “Authors and Anecdotes”

Join this week's featured author, Tiana Clark, in our virtual book club series, “Authors and Anecdotes”, as she discusses her book Anges Lynch Starrett Prize...

July 16, 2020 12:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Managing Financial Stress Workshop

Navigate your finances in a way that supports your overall wellbeing. Learn strategies to cope with economic stressors and make informed decisions...

July 16, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Microsoft Teams 30-Minute Intro

Learn how to access a Team, create a Team, navigate through Teams, and use Teams meetings—all in one place, no matter where you are.

July 16, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Instagram Live: FYMs

See behind the scenes of the work the First Year Mentors do and meet staff members and students who facilitate student involvement and development. Follow...

July 16, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Getting Systematic About Systematic Reviews

You’ve heard of systematic reviews (SRs), but what are they? This class will describe this relatively new type of research study, point you to emerging...

July 16, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Staying Well While Staying In: A Collective Guide to Wellness

This wellness workshop is designed to help students continue to maintain holistic wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. This workshop focuses on the 8...

July 16, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
CUESEF 2020

Registration is required. These events are free and open to the public. We are living in hard times. This year has seen unprecedented levels of turmoil due...

July 16, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Dissertation Defense: Luca Lugini

"Analysis of Collaborative Argumentation in Text-Based Classroom Discussions" Department of Computer Science Committee: Diane Litman Adriana Kovashka Erin...

July 16, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Instructional Multimedia: Panopto

Panopto provides instructors with both a video hosting and streaming service and a platform to record and upload lecture capture videos from your computer....

July 16, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 16, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Front cover of Agnes Gomillion's novel "The Record Keeper."

Join the GSWS Summer reading group on July 16 from 3 - 5 p.m. to discuss Agnes Gomillion's YA feminist Afro-futurist novel "The Record Keeper." "The Record...

July 16, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Lifetime Income: Learn Key Planning Strategies to Secure Your Retirement: TIAA Live Webinar

You’ve worked hard to save for retirement. TIAA can help you understand how to create a plan that protects you against key retirement risks as well as helps...

July 16, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
International Tea Time

Join the University Counseling Center for a virtual tea time hangout! UCC staff will lead a discussion on some of the challenges facing our international...

July 16, 2020 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association Panel: Accounting, Management, & Communication Career Panel

The Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association (PGAA) will host an alumni panel who will discuss careers in Accounting, Management, and Communication. Join the...

July 16, 2020 6:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, July 17

17 Jul
Evaluation & Management of Nonvariceal UGI & LGI Bleeding: Gastro/Hep State of the Art (SOTA) Lecture Series

Speaker: Adam Slivka, MD, PhD - Professor of Medicine; Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition The...

July 17, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
Managing Racial Stress and Trauma

When discussing the impact of racism, it is easy to overlook the psychological harm it can do to its victims. In this group, students of color can will learn...

July 17, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
campus

"Heterogeneity Aware Fault Tolerance for Extreme Scale Computing" Department of Computer Science Committee: Rami Melhem Taieb Znati Daniel Mosse Balaji...

July 17, 2020 9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
Basic EndNote

Interested in EndNote but don’t know where to begin? This hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your references, as well...

July 17, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 3

Assignments, Quizzes, and Grading How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help you assess your students both online and off? This training...

July 17, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
Stress Management Workshop

Learn the difference between chronic stress and healthy stress. Learn various indicators of stress including behavioral, cognitive, physical, and emotional....

July 17, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
Finding Hope & Meaning Workshop

Cultivate meaning and purpose by examining your strengths and values to see how it influences your sense of hope. Explore ways to establish purpose with...

July 17, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
Cathedral

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program PhD Defense: HIV-1 Nef Homodimers Couple the Restriction Factor SERINC5 to AP-2 for Endycytosis in HIV-1 Producer...

July 17, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
How to Get Involved on Campus: Diversity and Inclusion

Hear from student leaders from different types of organizations as they discuss their experiences and how to build your own experience that suits your...

July 17, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 17, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Sunday, July 19

19 Jul
photo of magnetic poetry words

Preregistration requested: register here Our poetry mini-shops are great for both total beginners and more experienced writers looking for inspiration. With...

July 19, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, July 20

20 Jul
Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Workshop

Learn mindfulness skills that can improve your wellbeing and self-compassion. Explore negative thoughts that can impede your overall sense of self and learn...

July 20, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
20 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 1

Getting Started Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This introductory training focuses primarily on the global functions of Canvas...

July 20, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
20 Jul
Maintaining Emotional Balance Workshop

Learn simple and effecitve skills to help regulate your body's response to stress. After the workshop, you should have a basic understanding of how the body...

July 20, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
20 Jul
Get Your Research Published

Using the appropriate reporting guideline can simplify the writing process and improve chances of acceptance, whether it is a class assignment, a grant, or a...

July 20, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Jul
Facing White Fragility

This is a White therapist-led space for White-identified students to explore what it means to be white. Students will be supported as they examine ways they...

July 20, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Jul
How To Ace Class Scheduling - School of Nursing

​Planning your courses for the fall? Join live sessions including First Year Mentors and academic advisors discussing how to create the best plan for your...

July 20, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 20, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Jul
Core Sculpt

A body weight workout combined with yoga. Owner of Vibe Fitness, Stephanie Allison will be guiding you through a workout that will engage your entire body...

July 20, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, July 21

21 Jul
Complications of Cirrhosis - Evaluation & Management (Part I):  Gastro/Hep State of the Art (SOTA) Lecture Series

Speaker: Kapil B. Chopra, MD - Professor of Medicine; Vice Chair of Medicine, UPMC Mercy; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; UPMC...

July 21, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
Rates of Low-value Back Imaging Across Provider Groups

Presented by the Nursing Health Services Research and Policy Research Interest Group. Guest speaker is Monica O'Reilly-Jacob, assistant professor, Boston...

July 21, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
Pandemic Policies and Practices: A Conversation about Preparing for COVID-19 in the Obstetric Context

Marielle Gross, MD, MA Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health University of Pittsburgh Additional information about joining the...

July 21, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
Visual Abstracts

Learn how to visually summarize your article information to increase the reach of your research. Seats are limited. In the event the class reaches...

July 21, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
Microsoft Teams Next Steps

Topics covered include conversations and reactions, file co-editing, chatting, Teams examples for different scenarios, and management of a Team—along with an...

July 21, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
OTD Information Sessions

​Please join us for a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Information Session. The Information Sessions are a great opportunity to meet with a current...

July 21, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
Prioritizing Home Demands and Self-Care During Times of Stress

Learn how self-care goes beyond just nutrition (what you eat) and exercise (how you move your body). Truly taking care of yourself involves prioritizing...

July 21, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
Calming Your Thoughts Workshop

Examine unhealthy thought patterns and their impact on emotions and behaviors. Students will learn how to engage in cognitive restructuring to cope with...

July 21, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 21, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
Ask a Panther Panel

Live Q&A panel with First Year Mentors and staff across campus all happening at 3 p.m. EST. This session provides an opportunity to get your questions...

July 21, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
Strategies for Staying on Track: TIAA Live Webinar

No matter how much or how little money you can save for retirement, it’s important that you start now and stay invested for your future. You can learn how...

July 21, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
Stumbling on Happiness Workshop

Learn skills designed to help you embrace your life more fully and experience the happiness you seek. Happiness is all around us, sometimes we just have to...

July 21, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
The Allies' Anti-Racist Toolkit

This is a space for White and non-black students of color to discuss active, tangible ways they can support the black community. This workshop is held...

July 21, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
Kickboxing

Relieve some stress and get moving with Kickboxing. Owner of Vibe Fitness, Stephanie Allison will get your body moving! Open to all.

July 21, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
photo of magnetic poetry words

Preregistration requested: register here Our poetry mini-shops are great for both total beginners and more experienced writers looking for inspiration. With...

July 21, 2020 8:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Jul
How To Succeed at Pitt

​Join a live in-person training experience led by your peers! This session will walk you through 5 essential skills for success in college. Through this...

July 21, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, July 22

22 Jul
International Tea Time

Join the University Counseling Center for a virtual tea time hangout! UCC staff will lead a discussion on some of the challenges facing our international...

July 22, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 2

Adding, Organizing and Sharing Content How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help out to organize and present your course content? This...

July 22, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Jul
Self-Care as Social Justice

College is hard enough on its own. Adding micro-aggressions and invalidating experiences into the mix can make life miserable. Join us each week for an hour...

July 22, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Jul
Coping with Anxiety Workshop

Learn to manage your anxiety by learning the symptoms of anxiety and panic. Learn strategies to manage anxiety including cognitive strategies, self-care, and...

July 22, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Jul
MolBio Hands-On Follow Up Session

Every Wednesday after a workshop, a follow up session (1 pm - 3 pm) will review the hands-on exercise questions distributed during the workshop. We will...

July 22, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Jul
How To Ace Class Scheduling - Swanson School of Engineering

​Planning your courses for the fall? Join live sessions including First Year Mentors and academic advisors discussing how to create the best plan for your...

July 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Jul
Nathan Herring: Particle Dynamics in Cosmological Spacetime

Physics and Astronomy Defense, "Particle Dynamics in Cosmological Spacetime," given by Nathan Herring.

July 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 22, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Jul
Healthy Coping Skills Workshop

Learn how to cope when faced with stress and demands of college and life. This workshop will teach you healthy coping skills including coping while social...

July 22, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Jul
Racialized Police Violence in Global Perspective: 5 Key Concepts

The Pitt Global Hub and Global Studies Center present Racialized Police Violence in Global Perspective: 5 Key Concepts. This discussion series provides...

July 22, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Jul
Game Night Wednesday

Join the First Year Mentors (FYMs) and fellow new students for a fun and relaxing game night experience every Wednesday from 9 - 11 pm EST. This program is...

July 22, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, July 23

23 Jul
 Improving Your Teaching Evaluations: Mid-Semester Surveys

Despite diverse perceptions, research shows that student evaluations are generally more reliable than other methods – such as peer evaluation or self-ratings...

July 23, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
Managing Financial Stress Workshop

Navigate your finances in a way that supports your overall wellbeing. Learn strategies to cope with economic stressors and make informed decisions...

July 23, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
Mindfulness: Supervisor Support Chats

Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment through a gentle,...

July 23, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 3

Assignments, Quizzes, and Grading How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help you assess your students both online and off? This training...

July 23, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
Introduction to R

This workshop will cover the basics of R programming for data analysis and graphics using R Studio. Registration is required. Please register here. Upon...

July 23, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
Instagram Live: FYMs

See behind the scenes of the work the First Year Mentors do and meet staff members and students who facilitate student involvement and development. Follow...

July 23, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
Staying Well While Staying In: A Collective Guide to Wellness

This wellness workshop is designed to help students continue to maintain holistic wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. This workshop focuses on the 8...

July 23, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
CUESEF 2020

Registration is required. These events are free and open to the public. We are living in hard times. This year has seen unprecedented levels of turmoil due...

July 23, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 23, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
International Tea Time

Join the University Counseling Center for a virtual tea time hangout! UCC staff will lead a discussion on some of the challenges facing our international...

July 23, 2020 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association Virtual Happy Hour

Join the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association (PGAA) at its virtual Happy Hour! This is great for alumni from different areas of the country (or world) to get...

July 23, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
23 Jul
photo of two guitarists on stage

When we're on campus, the C4C hosts monthly open mic nights open to performers in any genre (music, spoken word, improv, skits, storytelling, dance, poems:...

July 23, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, July 24

24 Jul
Complications of Cirrhosis - Evaluation & Management (Part II) - Gastro/Hep State of the Art (SOTA) Lecture Series

Shahid Malik, MD - Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine; Program Director, Advanced Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology; Division of Gastroenterology,...

July 24, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
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...

July 24, 2020 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
Managing Racial Stress and Trauma

When discussing the impact of racism, it is easy to overlook the psychological harm it can do to its victims. In this group, students of color can will learn...

July 24, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
Painless PubMed

The National Library of Medicine is continuing to develop features in the new PubMed site, anticipated to replace the current PubMed in late spring...

July 24, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
Canvas for Remote Instruction

For instructors who are already familiar with Canvas or who have attended a previous Canvas training, we present a supplemental webinar covering tools for...

July 24, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
Stress Management Workshop

Learn the difference between chronic stress and healthy stress. Learn various indicators of stress including behavioral, cognitive, physical, and emotional....

July 24, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
Understanding Public Health Emergency Law in the Era of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it is critical to understand the legal basis for response actions taken by federal, state, tribal, and local governments....

July 24, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
Finding Hope & Meaning Workshop

Cultivate meaning and purpose by examining your strengths and values to see how it influences your sense of hope. Explore ways to establish purpose with...

July 24, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
How to Get Involved on Campus: Service

Hear from student leaders from different types of organizations as they discuss their experiences and how to build your own experience that suits your...

July 24, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
Tomonori Teraoka: The Rhetroical Art of Constitutional Legitimation

After hard work researching and writing, Tomonori Teraoka will defend the dissertation titled, "The Rhetroical Art of Constitutional Legitimation: A...

July 24, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
When Bad Things Happen Workshop

Learn the deifiniton of trauma and the impact it has on the mind and body. Discover strategies and techniques for coping in a healthy manner toward a place...

July 24, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

July 24, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
24 Jul
Throwback Trivia

Join Pitt Program Council for a virtual trivia night via Kahoot to test your knowledge of all things 2000s, 2010s, and Generation Z! We'll be playing two...

July 24, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, July 27

27 Jul
Cathedral

Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program PhD Defense; REGULATION OF TYPE-2 AIRWAY INFLAMMATION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS AND ASTHMA Major Advisor: Tim...

July 27, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jul
Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Workshop

Learn mindfulness skills that can improve your wellbeing and self-compassion. Explore negative thoughts that can impede your overall sense of self and learn...

July 27, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jul
Better Grading and Feedback with Gradescope

Gradescope can help you organize and grade hand-written assignments, or other "respond in the given space" type questions by either scanning paper...

July 27, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jul
Maintaining Emotional Balance Workshop

Learn simple and effecitve skills to help regulate your body's response to stress. After the workshop, you should have a basic understanding of how the body...

July 27, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jul
Coloring Your Quarantine

​Oakland and the Pitt Program Council miss having you on campus! Stay connected to your fellow panthers and our beautiful neighborhood while de-stressing...

July 27, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jul
Facing White Fragility

This is a White therapist-led space for White-identified students to explore what it means to be white. Students will be supported as they examine ways they...

July 27, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jul
How To Ace Class Scheduling - College of Business Administration

​Planning your courses for the fall? Join live sessions including First Year Mentors and academic advisors discussing how to create the best plan for your...

July 27, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jul
Scientific Drawing with Illustrator

In this intermediate level workshop, you will work hands-on with Illustrator to create shapes and drawings to be used in figures for publication or...

July 27, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jul
DIssertation Defense: Chelsea Gunn

"Unruly Records: Personal Archives, Socio-Tecnical Infrastructure, and Archival Practice" Department of Information Culture and Data...

July 27, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
27 Jul
Core Sculpt

A body weight workout combined with yoga. Owner of Vibe Fitness, Stephanie Allison will be guiding you through a workout that will engage your entire body...

July 27, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, July 28

28 Jul
The Liver Transplant Patient - Pre-/Post-Transplant Evaluation & Management:  Gastro/Hep State of the Art (SOTA) Lecture Series

Speaker: Jaideep Behari, MD, PhD - Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, FLOW (Fatty Liver, Obesity, & Wellness) Program; UPMC Center for Liver...

July 28, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Command Line Basics

This hands-on workshop will teach how to (1) access a remote Unix machine (Center for Research Computing- HTC Cluster) using a text-based terminal, (2) use...

July 28, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Cultivating Psychological Safety for Your Team: Supervisor Support Chats

How can we help to make our employees feel safer and more comfortable at work, including while working remotely? The ability of an employee to voice...

July 28, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Intermediate Canvas - Tracking Student Progress

Canvas offers several opportunities to track student progress through your course and mastery of skills using a variety of indicators. This intermediate...

July 28, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Pitt-Greensburg: 2020 Diversity Forum--Advancing Social Justice: A Call to Action

The 2020 Diversity Forum (formerly the Diversity Retreat) – Advancing Social Justice: A Call To Action – will focus on outlining the key concepts for social...

July 28, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Calming Your Thoughts Workshop

Examine unhealthy thought patterns and their impact on emotions and behaviors. Students will learn how to engage in cognitive restructuring to cope with...

July 28, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Stumbling on Happiness Workshop

Learn skills designed to help you embrace your life more fully and experience the happiness you seek. Happiness is all around us, sometimes we just have to...

July 28, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
The Allies' Anti-Racist Toolkit

This is a space for White and non-black students of color to discuss active, tangible ways they can support the black community. This workshop is held...

July 28, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Kickboxing

Relieve some stress and get moving with Kickboxing. Owner of Vibe Fitness, Stephanie Allison will get your body moving! Open to all.

July 28, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
photo of two guitarists on stage

When we're on campus, the C4C hosts monthly open mic nights open to performers in any genre (music, spoken word, improv, skits, storytelling, dance, poems:...

July 28, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, July 29

29 Jul
Genetic Variation

This is a 4& 1/2-hour workshop. The morning session (10am - 12pm) provides a brief overview of human genetic variations and cancer mutations. The afternoon...

July 29, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Microsoft Teams Next Steps

Topics covered include conversations and reactions, file co-editing, chatting, Teams examples for different scenarios, and management of a Team—along with an...

July 29, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
International Tea Time

Join the University Counseling Center for a virtual tea time hangout! UCC staff will lead a discussion on some of the challenges facing our international...

July 29, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Self-Care as Social Justice

College is hard enough on its own. Adding micro-aggressions and invalidating experiences into the mix can make life miserable. Join us each week for an hour...

July 29, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Pitt-Greensburg: 2020 Diversity Forum--Advancing Social Justice: A Call to Action

The 2020 Diversity Forum (formerly the Diversity Retreat) – Advancing Social Justice: A Call To Action – will focus on outlining the key concepts for social...

July 29, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Coping with Anxiety Workshop

Learn to manage your anxiety by learning the symptoms of anxiety and panic. Learn strategies to manage anxiety including cognitive strategies, self-care, and...

July 29, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
How To Ace Class Scheduling - Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

​Planning your courses for the fall? Join live sessions including First Year Mentors and academic advisors discussing how to create the best plan for your...

July 29, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Healthy Coping Skills Workshop

Learn how to cope when faced with stress and demands of college and life. This workshop will teach you healthy coping skills including coping while social...

July 29, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 1

Getting Started Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This introductory training focuses primarily on the global functions of Canvas...

July 29, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Racialized Police Violence in Global Perspective: 5 Key Concepts

The Pitt Global Hub and Global Studies Center present Racialized Police Violence in Global Perspective: 5 Key Concepts. This discussion series provides...

July 29, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Game Night Wednesday

Join the First Year Mentors (FYMs) and fellow new students for a fun and relaxing game night experience every Wednesday from 9 - 11 pm EST. This program is...

July 29, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, July 30

30 Jul
Choosing a Citation Manager

There are lots of citation managers out there - how do you know which one to choose? This 30-minute session introduces you to four common citation managers...

July 30, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
30 Jul
Managing Financial Stress Workshop

Navigate your finances in a way that supports your overall wellbeing. Learn strategies to cope with economic stressors and make informed decisions...

July 30, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
30 Jul
Instagram Live: FYMs

See behind the scenes of the work the First Year Mentors do and meet staff members and students who facilitate student involvement and development. Follow...

July 30, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 Jul
Pitt-Greensburg: 2020 Diversity Forum--Advancing Social Justice: A Call to Action

The 2020 Diversity Forum (formerly the Diversity Retreat) – Advancing Social Justice: A Call To Action – will focus on outlining the key concepts for social...

July 30, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 Jul
Staying Well While Staying In: A Collective Guide to Wellness

This wellness workshop is designed to help students continue to maintain holistic wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. This workshop focuses on the 8...

July 30, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 Jul
CUESEF 2020

Registration is required. These events are free and open to the public. We are living in hard times. This year has seen unprecedented levels of turmoil due...

July 30, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 Jul
How To Succeed at Pitt

​Join a live in-person training experience led by your peers! This session will walk you through 5 essential skills for success in college. Through this...

July 30, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 Jul
Ask a Panther Panel

Live Q&A panel with First Year Mentors and staff across campus all happening at 3 p.m. EST. This session provides an opportunity to get your questions...

July 30, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 Jul
Introduction to Canvas | Part 2

Adding, Organizing and Sharing Content How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help out to organize and present your course content? This...

July 30, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 Jul
Digital Literacy and Creativity for All: Getting Started with Adobe Spark Across the Curriculum

Educators need inclusive digital solutions that engage students at scale and open doors now more than ever. Led by Todd Taylor, this webinar provides a...

July 30, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event