Events Calendar

July 15 - August 13, 2020

Wednesday, July 15

15 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 15, 2020
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Dissertation Defense: Meredith North

"Cybernetic Impulses and Serial Systems: Peter Roehr in Frankfurt am Main, 1963-1968" Department: History of Art and Architecture Major Advisor & Committee...

July 15, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
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
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 15, 2020 7:15 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 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 15, 2020 10:00 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
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 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
Public Meetings of the Budget and Executive Committees

There will be a joint meeting of the Budget Committee and Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees. The agendas for both meetings go as...

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
Student using pipette

First-year students who are planning to major in biology and rehabilitation science or who are following the pre-med, pre-dental, physical therapy programs...

July 15, 2020 12:00 p.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
Staff Council General Meeting

Join Staff Council for our general meeting on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 from 12- 1! Registration is...

July 15, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Jul
Pitt Power-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout led by with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers or Senior Trainer/UCLUB...

July 15, 2020 12:30 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
Rainy Day Funds in a Downpour: Nonprofits Tapping Reserves During COVID-19

As COVID-19 has impacted every community across the globe, nonprofits have faced increasing demand for their services despite declining resources. Amid the...

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
Empowerment Self Defense within the LGBTQ+ Community: Presented by SETpoint

Join SETpoint as we explore ways to enhance personal safety through the basics of Empowerment Self Defense (ESD), as it pertains to this particular...

July 15, 2020 4:00 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
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 15, 2020 7:30 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
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 16, 2020
Virtual Event
16 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 16, 2020 7:15 a.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Kid's Clubhouse - ULearn with UCDC!

Let's Go!....Kidzburgh Edition, Part 8! Join University Child Development Center (UCDC) teachers Julie Brennan, Anissa Johnson and Kala McCauley as they...

July 16, 2020 9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
16 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 16, 2020 10:00 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
Making It Easier for You: Online Tools and Resources: TIAA Live Webinar

Save time, manage your money, and feel empowered by learning and using the latest digital enhancements. your goals, and even save for a rainy day. Learn...

July 16, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Two actors in a Pitt-Greensburg theatre production

First-year students who plan to major in the visual & performing arts are invited to attend this meeting where they can learn more about this program. Talk...

July 16, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Pitt Power-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout led by with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers or Senior Trainer/UCLUB...

July 16, 2020 12:30 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
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 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
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 16, 2020 5:30 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
16 Jul
Chambers Hall at night

First-year students are invited to join in the fun during UPG at Night! This "free money game show" will not only entertain and pay you, but it will also...

July 16, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Jul
Race, Injustice, and Seeking Change with W. Kamau Bell

The Pitt Program Council and the Black Action Society are excited to announce Race, Injustice, and Seeking Change with W. Kamau Bell! Together, the Pitt...

July 16, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, July 17

17 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 17, 2020
Virtual Event
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...

July 17, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
17 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 17, 2020 7:15 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
Arbitration: The United States and India

Pitt Law’s Center for International Legal Education (CILE) and ICFAI Law School present a webinar titled Arbitration: The United States and India Fri. July...

July 17, 2020 9:30 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
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 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
Student looking at petri dish

First-year students who plan to major in chemistry are invited to attend this meeting where they will meet faculty, have their questions answered, and come...

July 17, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
Education students with Dr. Melissa Marks

First-year students who are majoring in secondary education or foreign language education are invited to attend this meeting where they can meet faculty, ask...

July 17, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
17 Jul
Pitt Power-Up Workout

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout led by with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers or Senior Trainer/UCLUB...

July 17, 2020 12:30 p.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
Hack Your Assignment - Flex@Pitt Edition

Having trouble determining how to revise an assignment to work within the Flex@Pitt instructional delivery model? This two hour workhshop will help you...

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
17 Jul
Pitt Public Health dissertation defenses

on Long-term Motor, Neuropsychological and Functional Outcomes in Children with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Shiyao Gao of the Department of Epidemiology...

July 17, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Saturday, July 18

18 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 18, 2020
Virtual Event

Sunday, July 19

19 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 19, 2020
Virtual Event
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
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 20, 2020
Virtual Event
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
Two students in discussion

First-year students who plan to major in political science are invited to attend this meeting where they will meet faculty, ask questions, and learn more...

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
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 21, 2020
Virtual Event
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
Online Learning: Tips and Tricks

Get a jump start with SHRS’ Office of Online Learning and Noodle Partners. We will review time management strategies as well as communication tools for...

July 21, 2020 10:30 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
Student in class

First-year students who plan to major in public policy are invited to attend this meeting where they can meet faculty, ask questions, and learn more about...

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
PMAC-Dietrich Pre-Med Peer Mentoring Session

Dietrich School undergraduates are invited to meet with a Pitt med school student to learn about their experience pursuing a pre-med path in the Dietrich...

July 21, 2020 6:30 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
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 22, 2020
Virtual Event
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
Student with notebook

First-year students who plan to major in English literature are invited to this meeting where they can meet faculty, ask questions, and learn more about this...

July 22, 2020 12:00 p.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
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 23, 2020
Virtual Event
23 Jul
Pitt Public Health dissertation defenses

Marie Tuft of the Department of Biostatistics defends her dissertation on "Statistical Learning for the Spectral Analysis of Time Series Data". Spectral...

July 23, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
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
Hack Your Class Activity - Flex@Pitt Edition

This fall, students will participate in classes – face-to-face, remotely and sychronously, and online asynchronously. Revising activities typically done in...

July 23, 2020 12:00 p.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
Students walking on campus

So you still have questions, and you want to know what's what and who's who. Then participate in this session of "Ask a Peer Leader" to have your questions...

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
Online Learning: Tips and Tricks

Get a jump start with SHRS’ Office of Online Learning and Noodle Partners. We will review time management strategies as well as communication tools for...

July 23, 2020 4:30 p.m.
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
Students meeting in residence hall

Pitt-Greensburg will host a webinar on housing and residence life for first-year students. Stop by to have questions answered, plus learn more about Pitt's...

July 24, 2020 12:00 p.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
Darlene and her cookie cutters

Darlene Farrell is a Pittsburgh native, retired Family and Consumer Science educator and cookie cutter collector. Darlene’s collection has given her the...

July 24, 2020 1:00 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 Rhetorical 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
27 Jul
Headshot of Paulina Pardo

"Letícia Parente: Embodying New Media Art Strategies in 1970s Brazil" Department: History of Art and Architecture Major Advisor & Committee Chair: Jennifer...

July 27, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, July 28

28 Jul
Enteral Nutrition & Enteral Access - Successful Feeding in the ICU:  Gastro/Hep State of the Art (SOTA) Lecture Series

Speaker: Anna Evans Phillips, MD, MSc - Assistant Professor of Medicine; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition The SOTA Lecture Series...

July 28, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
A Small Molecule Approach to Improving Neuromuscular Function in Spinal Muscular Atrophy

PhD Dissertation Defense Kristine Ojala, BA Center for Neuroscience Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences/Neuroscience

July 28, 2020 10:00 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
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
picture of an activist tshirt saying "Women are not Expendable: Change the CDC Definition of  AIDS"  to represent the Dissertation Defense

After hard work researching and writing, Hillary Ash will defend the dissertation titled, "Defining A Crisis: The Rhetorical Exclusion of Women in the United...

July 28, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 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 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
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
LabArchives Virtual User Group for Researchers: Session 1

Join researchers from universities across North America as they share their experiences getting started and adapting Electronic Research Notebooks...

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
LabArchives Virtual User Group for Researchers: Session 2

Join researchers from universities across North America as they share their experiences getting started and adapting Electronic Research Notebooks...

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
One Day Law School for Journalists

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

July 30, 2020 9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
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
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
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
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
30 Jul
Master's Thesis Defense: Arun Balajiee

"Embedding Indicies and Bloom Filters in Parquet Files for Fast Apache Arrow Retrievals" Department of Computer Science Committee: Panos Chrysanthis Daniel...

July 30, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 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 30, 2020 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
30 Jul
Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association Panel: History, Social Science, & VAPA Career Panel

The PItt-Greensburg Alumni Association (PGAA) will host a panel of alumni who will discuss careers in History, Social Science, and the Visual and Performing...

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

Friday, July 31

31 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,...

July 31, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
31 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 31, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
31 Jul
Share Data with the Pitt Data Catalog

In this coffee break, learn how to advertise your data in the Pitt Data Catalog to help increase the reproducibility of your research, without having to make...

July 31, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
31 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 31, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
31 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 31, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
31 Jul
Cathedral

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Deciphering the Roles and Regulation of Regulated Necrotic Cell Death in Acute Injury: Ferroptosis,...

July 31, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
31 Jul
How to Get Involved on Campus: Campus Recreation

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 31, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
31 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 31, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
31 Jul
Bingo Bash

Take a break and join the Pitt Program Council on July 31st at 8pm for a night of Bingo! We will hold five rounds of bingo, and each round you will be...

July 31, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Saturday, August 1

01 Aug
Palliative & Supportive Care:  Gastro/Hep State of the Art (SOTA) Lecture Series

Speaker: Amar Bansal, MD The SOTA Lecture Series offers physician & medical professional education with novel emphasis on subspecialty field advancements. ...

August 01, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, August 3

03 Aug
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...

August 03, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
03 Aug
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...

August 03, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
03 Aug
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...

August 03, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
03 Aug
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...

August 03, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
03 Aug
Cathedral

Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Coordination of iron-sulfur-dependent metabolic and genomic stress by frataxin promotes...

August 03, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
03 Aug
Benjamin Case Dissertation Defense

Sociology PhD candidate, Benjamin Case, will be defending his dissertation, titled: When Yelling Isn't Good Enough: Riots and Non-Nonviolent Civil...

August 03, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
03 Aug
Cathedral

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Non-canonical roles of Oligoadenylate Synthetase 1 during viral and bacterial infections Major...

August 03, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
03 Aug
campus

"Towards Practical Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning Using Secure Computing Approaches" Department of Informatics and Networked Systems Committee: James...

August 03, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
03 Aug
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...

August 03, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
03 Aug
Cathedral

Center for Neuroscience - School of Medicine/Neurobiology Graduate Program PhD Defense: The role Slc1a1 in OCD-relevant behavior and associted neural...

August 03, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
03 Aug
Peng Yu: Low Energy States in Hybrid Semiconductor-Superconductor Majorana Devices

Physics and Astronomy Defense, "Low Energy States in Hybrid Semiconductor-Superconductor Majorana Devices," given by Peng Yu.

August 03, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, August 4

04 Aug
Management of Ingested Foreign Bodies: Gastro/Hep State of the Art (SOTA) Lecture Series

Kevin M. McGrath, MD - Professor of Medicine; Director, EUS Program; Director, GI Lab; Director, BEST Program; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and...

August 04, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
04 Aug
Advanced PubMed

This class provides an in-depth look at PubMed's indexing and search structures. You will learn how to narrow and focus search queries. Techniques for...

August 04, 2020 8:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
04 Aug
QuickBooks Financial Statement Essentials Plus Bank Reconciliations

Please join the University of Pittsburgh SBDC and Wilke & Associates, CPAs, as they provide an overview of completing and understanding bank reconciliations,...

August 04, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
04 Aug
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...

August 04, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
04 Aug
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...

August 04, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
04 Aug
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...

August 04, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
04 Aug
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...

August 04, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
04 Aug
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...

August 04, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, August 5

05 Aug
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...

August 05, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
05 Aug
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...

August 05, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
05 Aug
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...

August 05, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
05 Aug
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...

August 05, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Aug
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...

August 05, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Aug
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...

August 05, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Aug
Students and families at last year's Pitt Sendoff

Incoming students and their families along with alumni, students, faculty, and staff are invited to the Pitt Sendoff on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, from 6 – 7...

August 05, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
05 Aug
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...

August 05, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, August 6

06 Aug
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...

August 06, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Aug
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...

August 06, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Aug
Crafting a Data Management Plan

What is a Data Management Plan? This session will answer that question, as well as describe the steps to creating a DMP, tools that can help with DMP...

August 06, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Aug
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...

August 06, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Aug
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...

August 06, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Aug
Digital Agility Across the Curriculum: Adobe Creative Cloud as a Mobile, Scalable Makerspace

An increasing number of campuses have found that putting Adobe Creative Cloud in the hands of their students promotes digital literacy and today's most...

August 06, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Aug
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...

August 06, 2020 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, August 7

07 Aug
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...

August 07, 2020
Virtual Event
07 Aug
Viral Hepatitis:  Gastro-Hep State of the Art (SOTA) Lecture Series

Speaker: MIchael Dunn, MD - Professor of Medicine; Associate Chief for Translational Research; UPMC Center for Liver Diseases; Division of Gastroenterology,...

August 07, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Aug
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...

August 07, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Aug
Pandemic Policies and Practices: A Conversation about Lives and Livelihoods: Evaluating What’s at Stake in Reopening

Justin Bernstein, PhD Hecht-Levi Fellow Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Additional information about joining the webinar will be available on...

August 07, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Aug
Stress Management Workshop

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

August 07, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Aug
Pitt Public Health dissertation defenses

Trem2 deficiency differentially affects the phenotype and transcriptome of human APOE3 and APOE4 mice: The Role of APOE and TREM2 in Alzheimer’s...

August 07, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Aug
Dissertation Proposal Defense: Karen Ye

"Multimodal Knowledge Integration for Object Detection and Visual Reasoning" Department of Computer Science Committee: Adriana Kovashka Diane Litman Milos...

August 07, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Aug
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...

August 07, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Aug
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....

August 07, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Aug
CONNECT Virtual Happy Hour

You will receive the Zoom meeting information via email once you register. This is to prevent Zoom bombing.

August 07, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Aug
Marvel Cinematic Universe Trivia

Are you anxiously awaiting the theatrical release of Black Widow in November? How about the Disney+ premier of The Falcon and Winter Soldier TV series? What...

August 07, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Saturday, August 8

08 Aug
Stimulating Change with Andrew Yang

The Pitt Program Council is excited to announce Stimulating Change with Andrew Yang! This online seminar will feature an interactive discussion with author...

August 08, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Monday, August 10

10 Aug
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...

August 10, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Aug
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...

August 10, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Aug
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...

August 10, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Aug
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...

August 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, August 11

11 Aug
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...

August 11, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
11 Aug
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...

August 11, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
11 Aug
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...

August 11, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, August 12

12 Aug
Gene Expression Visualization

This 4 & 1/2 -hour hands-on workshop introduces powerful and intuitive gene-expression data visualization tools embedded in the HSLS-licensed Partek Flow...

August 12, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
12 Aug
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...

August 12, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
12 Aug
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...

August 12, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Aug
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...

August 12, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Aug
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...

August 12, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Aug
Virtual Diversity Book Club

Make plans to join the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion for our second Virtual Diversity Book Club. Our book of choice this month is...

August 12, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
12 Aug
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...

August 12, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, August 13

13 Aug
Active Learning with Top Hat

Top Hat's student engagement software is available for all faculty and students at Pitt to use free of charge. This workshop serves as an introduction to Top...

August 13, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
13 Aug
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...

August 13, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event