Events Calendar

Thursday, November 29

29 Nov
Himalayan Environmental Education Conference, in Uttarakhand, India

This conference, in Uttarakhand, India, will bring together 15 leading scholars who have studied the Himalayan environment from a broad range of disciplinary...

29 Nov
The Art of Noh: Woodblock Prints by Tsukioka Kōgyo

Noh, a theater form that originated in the fourteenth century, was associated historically with the ruling warrior class, who made up about 5% of Japan’s...

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

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

29 Nov
ULS & The University Center for International Studies

As UCIS celebrates its 50th anniversary, this exhibit showcases how the University Library System supports the Center with our world class Eduardo Lozano...

29 Nov
Microsoft Office 2016 Fundamentals: Word, Excel, PowerPoint Bootcamp

The goal of this session is to provide a brief, one-stop-shop session to familiarize University faculty and staff with the fundamental features of Microsoft...

November 29, 2018 9:00 a.m.
29 Nov
Developing a Teaching Portfolio

Teaching portfolios are an important component of many academic job applications and the promotion process: it is never too early in your teaching career to...

November 29, 2018 9:30 a.m.
29 Nov
Exhibition Tour: Women Artists at the University Art Gallery

Students from HAA 1020 will present a tour of the exhibition emphasizing the achievements of women as artists in a world that so often paints them as...

29 Nov
Faculty Mentoring Book Discussion

Please join Velpandi Ayyavoo, Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs in Pitt Public Health for a candid discussion of the book Faculty...

November 29, 2018 11:30 a.m.
29 Nov
Botanicals and Their Bioactive Phytochemicals for Women's Health: Role in Breast Cancer Prevention

Visting Professor Judy Bolton will present at the Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar. Judy Bolton, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Head, Dept. of...

29 Nov
Cybersecurity and You: Managing Security Risks at the University

Managing security risks in today’s world is no longer just the job of the IT department. In today’s dynamic and constantly changing world of security...

November 29, 2018 12:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Finals Boot Camp

Planning for finals? Looking for some ideas on maximizing your time working towards multiple deadlines? Join us for this workshop which covers strategies to...

November 29, 2018 12:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Info Session: Provost's Personalized Education Grants

Funding is available to students, faculty, and staff who are doing work in support of the Provost's Personalized Education Initiative! Join us to learn more...

November 29, 2018 12:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Literature over Lunch Faculty Reading: Irina Reyn, "The Imperial Wife"

Irina was born in Moscow, and currently divides her time between Pittsburgh and Brooklyn. She is Assistant Professor of English at the University of...

November 29, 2018 12:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Colloquium: “Staging the Movement: El Teatro Campesino’s Participatory Democracy”

Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder (English), with responses from Bill Scott (English) and Mike Sell (IUP, English) During the 1960s and 1970s, American minority...

29 Nov
 Dissertation Defense:  Brian Lynch

Statistic's PhD Student, Brian Lynch, will defend on Thursday, November 29th, 2018. The title of his thesis is "Analysis of Multi-Way Functional Data under...

November 29, 2018 1:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Creating a Supportive World for Youth With Mental Health Problems @ Community Cafe

A casual coffee (or tea) with Pittsburgh leaders. With Betsy Farmer, Dean of the School of Social Work. Join us every Thursday for a discussion with our...

November 29, 2018 3:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Dissertation Defense:  Wei Peng

Graduate student, Wei Peng, will propose on Thursday, November 29 at 3:00pm. The title of his thesis is "Asymptotic Behavior of Tree-Based Ensembles".

November 29, 2018 3:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Dissertation Defense: Meng Ren

The Heroine Mulan on Chinese Operatic Stage during the Korean War: Chang Xiangyu and Henan Opera Hua Mulan

November 29, 2018 3:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Innovation Igniter: Commercialization Workshop

Attend this 2-hour workshop to learn how to explain the value of your innovation. During this workshop you can also determine if there is a market for your...

November 29, 2018 3:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Conferences (MSCC)

This is a regular meeting hosted by the Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Center, designed to bring together a multidisciplinary audience with...

November 29, 2018 4:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Nonlinear dynamics and disordered materials, or, Thermal Equilibrium vs. The Real World

J.D. Crawford Memorial Lectures will host a talk by Susan Coppersmith-Robert E. Fassnacht, Professor and Vilas Professor from the University of...

November 29, 2018 4:00 p.m.
29 Nov
Aristotle on the Priority of Energeia to Dynamis

Discovery on Spontaneous Generation as Problem Cases Lecture by: Dr. Jonathan Buttaci (Catholic University of America) Abstract: In Metaphysics .8...

November 29, 2018 4:30 p.m.
29 Nov
Heinz Chapel Choir Campus Holiday Concert

Heinz Chapel Choir will give a free holiday concert for Pitt students, faculty, and staff. We welcome all members of the Pitt community to this kickoff event...

November 29, 2018 5:15 p.m.
29 Nov
Open Rec Wheelchair Basketball: SDA, Pitt Rec, and the Steelwheelers

Want to learn how to play Wheelchair Basketball or brush up on your skills? Head up to Trees Hall Gymnasium on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. and play around with...

November 29, 2018 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 29