Events Calendar

Thursday, October 17

17 Oct
5 Strategies to Actually Enjoy the Holidays This Year: Life Solutions Webinar

So often, the holidays are depicted as a time of blissful good cheer and family connection. Why do so many of us feel busy, pressured, or lonely each year...

October 17, 2019
17 Oct
Fysshynge Wyth an Angle

“Give me mine Angle, we’ll to the ‘River,” Berners, Shakespeare, Foster, & Rinehart: Four Views of Fysshynge wyth an Angle, 15th Century-20th Century,...

17 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Christian Fellowship Club Lunch

Members of the Christian Fellowship Club (CFC) meet every Monday and Thursday for food, friends, and good conversation. If you're looking for an event that's...

17 Oct
Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945

This exhibit “Who is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945” contains the photo identification cards and other documents that David Rosenberg, a retired University...

17 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg Fall Into the Streets

The Pitt-Greensburg campus community is participating in the annual Fall Into the Streets. Capping off this weeklong opportunity to volunteer in the greater...

October 17, 2019 7:30 a.m.
17 Oct
Advanced Analytics Summit

How can advanced analytics inform your enrollment, retention, and student outcomes? The University of Pittsburgh is hosting the second annual Advanced...

October 17, 2019 8:30 a.m.
17 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

17 Oct
Science 2019: Inflammation, Immunology, and Disease

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 9:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Science 2019: It’s the Only Planet We Have

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 9:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Science 2019: Mapping and Understanding the Brain

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 9:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Science as Art

From the lab to the lecture hall, creativity abounds on campus. As part of Pitt’s Year of Creativity, this year’s Science as Art celebrates creativity hidden...

October 17, 2019 9:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – All Job types

This instructor-led session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, from the comfort of your desk. The...

17 Oct
Faculty and Staff Info Sessions at the CEC

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

October 17, 2019 9:30 a.m.
17 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

October 17, 2019 9:30 a.m.
17 Oct
Celebrating Survivorship

A Conversation with Amanda Nguyen Sexual assault survivors’ advocate and founder of Rise Recipient of the 24th Heinz Award for Public Policy Thursday...

October 17, 2019 10:00 a.m.
17 Oct
IT Security: Protecting Yourself and the University from Cyber Threats

Pitt Information Technology has a robust array of security measures and centralized security controls to protect the University’s network and data, but we...

October 17, 2019 10:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Meet Gradescope

Join our online workshop and learn how other instructors at the University of Pittsburgh use Gradescope to dramatically reduce the pain and time associated...

October 17, 2019 10:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Pitt SAA's Paint the Town

Help us spread Pitt Pride by participating in painting Oakland Blue & Gold! SORC recognized student organizations can sign up and register for our student...

October 17, 2019 10:30 a.m.
17 Oct
Writing Good READMEs

Have you ever seen a README for a piece of software? It's a simple text document that tells you who made a program, what it does, and how to run it. Learn...

17 Oct
Craft & Kraft

Let's get crafty! Come enjoy some DIY activities and classic mac and cheese with your First Year Mentors!

October 17, 2019 11:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Fraternity and Sorority Life Blood Drive

Greek Week will be sponsoring a Vitalant Blood Drive. To make an appointment, vist https://www.vitalant.org , and under the drop-down "Donate" option there...

October 17, 2019 11:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Host Defense Strategies

At the Science 2019 Dickson Prize in Medicine Lecture, Ruslan Medzhitov, PhD, will discuss his groundbreaking research. Register free on site. Rusland...

October 17, 2019 11:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Cider with First Lady Sarah and First Dog Sadie

Stop by the Alumni Pavilion and enjoy a glass of apple cider with Pitt-Greensburg's First Lady Sarah Gregerson and First Dog Sadie. Help create a new campus...

October 17, 2019 11:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: News of the World

Dr. Lipika Mazumdar invites students to join her in a discussion of the important news of the day. This is an Academic Village LEARNING event.

October 17, 2019 11:45 a.m.
17 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Visual Arts Society (VAS) Meeting

Join the Pitt-Greensburg Visual Arts Society (VAS) for their bi-weekly meeting!

October 17, 2019 11:45 a.m.
17 Oct
Blue and Gold Tours!

Register below for the Thursday, October 17th (weather permitting) tour beginning at 12:30 pm. All tours will begin inside the Alumni Association offices at...

October 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Copyright Permission Who Can Grant it, and How to Ask for Them

Want to re-publish a journal article you have written as part of a new book? Ever needed to use someone else’s figure or image? Want to reproduce another...

October 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Pitt Momentum Funds: Information Session

On October 16, 2019 and October 17, 2019, University reprentatives are hosting an informational session focused on answering questions about the Pitt...

October 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Oct
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....

October 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Oct
SSW Career Workshops: Effective Interviews

This session will provide participants with the strategies and skills necessary to turn interviews into job offers. Best practices for preparation, attire,...

October 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Oct
What We Do with Theresa Baughman

Artists play an important role in describing the intricacies of human experience. Art is often not only a reflection and critique on our inner selves, but...

17 Oct
 From 'La Banda' to 'El Equipo': Contingent Subjectivities in Legal Graffiti Programs in Leon Guanajuato Mexico

Join the Humanities Center at our Thursday colloquia. Caitlin Bruce (Pitt, Communication) to discuss her written work, prepared responses by several faculty...

October 17, 2019 12:30 p.m.
17 Oct
Celebrities, Science, and Pseudoscience: Tackling Misinformation in the Era of Health Noise

Timothy Caulfield, LLB, LLM Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy Professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health Research Director...

October 17, 2019 12:30 p.m.
17 Oct
Celebrities, Science, and Pseudoscience: Tackling Misinformation in the Era of Health Noise

Popular culture is filled with health myths, pseudoscientific noise and dangerous conspiracy theories. This is having a measurable impact on public health...

October 17, 2019 12:30 p.m.
17 Oct
Poster Session 1

This is a Science 2019 event where Faculty, postdocs, grad students, and other researchers from across the University will exhibit posters showcasing their...

October 17, 2019 1:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Language Partner Match at the Pitt Global Hub

Looking to improve your second language or learn a new one? Come by the Pitt Global Hub on Thursday, October 17, 2-4PM so that we can match you with other...

October 17, 2019 2:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Science 2019: Cellular and Protein Signaling and Trafficking

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 2:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Science 2019: Gene Expression, Development, and Disease

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 2:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Science 2019: Harnessing Technologies and Systems To Solve Real-World Problems

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 2:00 p.m.
17 Oct
 Responding to Trauma in Pittsburgh

With Father Paul Abernathy, Pastor and Director of FOCUS Pittsburgh. Snacks - coffee - tea Part of Pitt Honors Community Cafe series with nonprofit leaders...

October 17, 2019 3:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Within Reach: Transitioning from Career to Retirement: TIAA Live Webinar

You can plan ahead to help make the most out of your retirement—from paying yourself to allowing for taxes, healthcare and estate planning wishes. Learn...

October 17, 2019 3:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Atoms and Aliens in Eurasian Science Fiction

Since the mid-20th century , science fiction ahs shaped our view of the nuclear. The possibilities and horror of the nuclear has had a comparable impact on...

October 17, 2019 4:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Contemporay Art Practices in Serbia

Three visitors from Serbia—architect Iva Čukić, art historian Milica Pekić, and photographer Luka Knežević Strika—will discuss their individual work and...

October 17, 2019 4:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Health Monitoring with Machine Learning and Wireless Sensors

At the Science 2019 Hofmann Lecture, Dina Katabi, PhD, will discuss her work and research. Register free on site. Katabi has said that the integration of...

October 17, 2019 4:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Mitochondrial Cardiomyopathy Phenocopied

ALS/FTD/Mopathy Mutant CHCHD10 and CHCHD2/10 DKO Mice Derek Narendra, MD, PhD from the NIH in Neuroscience will present his talk as part of the Aging...

17 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Christian Fellowship Club General Meeting

The Christian Fellowship Club (CFC) invites interested students to its General Meeting. Come for the snacks, stay for the brief discussion of club business,...

October 17, 2019 5:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Oktoberfest

Join Phi Sigma Eta in their annual celebration of Oktoberfest.

October 17, 2019 5:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Pitt-Johnstown Spanish Week: Discoveries near 'El fin del mundo'

“Discoveries near ‘El fin del mundo’: Unearthing a new dinosaur and experiences in the Andean foreland of southern Patagonia” by Pitt-Johnstown Assistant...

17 Oct
Undergraduate Research Poster Reception

Science 2019 At a special reception open to all Science 2019 registrants, undergraduates from across the University will exhibit faculty-mentored posters in...

October 17, 2019 5:15 p.m.
17 Oct
Meet Your Neighbors for Central Oakland & Oakwood Residents

Join us on Thursday, October 17th from 5:30pm - 7:00pm behind 310 Oakland Ave. for a free welcome event to kick off the new school year! We'll have free...

October 17, 2019 5:30 p.m.
17 Oct
World Brew: A Global Tea Party

Enjoy teas, sweeteners and finger foods from around the world. Create your own unique blend as a take-a-way. This program will feature tea served both hot...

October 17, 2019 6:30 p.m.
17 Oct
Pitt-Greensburg: Latin American Stories

Latin American Stories will screen three films this semester. Stop by Village Hall 118 to view the films, enjoy snacks, and earn Academic Village...

October 17, 2019 7:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Pitt-Johnstown Fall Reading Series: Sherrie Flick fiction

Ms. Flick will be reading from her most recent collection of stories, Thank Your Lucky Stars. She is also the author of a novel, Reconsidering Happiness,...

October 17, 2019 7:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Tisa Bryant & Douglas Kearney: Readings and Onstage Conversation with Yona Harvey

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents readings and conversations with poets Tisa Bryant and Douglas Kearney. Tisa Bryant is the author of the...

October 17, 2019 7:30 p.m.
17 Oct
Tisa Bryant & Douglas Kearney: Readings and Onstage Conversation with Yona Harvey

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents Tisa Bryant and Douglas Kearney: Readings and Onstage Conversation with Yona Harvey. Tisa Bryant is the...

October 17, 2019 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 17