Events Calendar

Thursday, March 21

21 Mar
Africans in India Exhibition

Over the centuries, East Africans have greatly distinguished themselves in India as generals, commanders, admirals, architects, prime ministers, and rulers....

21 Mar
Pittsburgh Women in Organized Labor

Archives & Special Collections would like to announce their Women's History Month exhibit, Pittsburgh Women in Organized Labor. The exhibit, digital kiosk...

21 Mar
Resilience in Times of Change: Life Solutions Webinar

Change is an inevitable part of life. Sometimes it hits us unexpectedly and other times it comes as a consequence of a decision we made. Either way, change...

March 21, 2019
21 Mar
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...

21 Mar
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...

21 Mar
What Does Pittsburgh Mean to You?: The Power of PRYSE Academy Youth Through a Camera Lens

During the hot, sweaty months of July and August 2018, middle and high school students at PRYSE Academy, a summer camp for immigrant and refugee youth in...

21 Mar
Breathe Pennsylvania’s 6th Annual Tuberculosis Education Conference

This conference is guided to health care providers involved in the diagnosis or management of patients with tuberculosis, including physicians, nurses,...

March 21, 2019 8:00 a.m.
21 Mar
Provost's Office Hours

Provost Ann Cudd is holding monthly office hours for all faculty, staff, and students. She invites you to use this forum as an opportunity to meet with her...

March 21, 2019 8:30 a.m.
21 Mar
The Johnson Institute Exemplary Leadership Award

The Johnson Institute is honoring philanthropic leaders Maxwell King, president and CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation, and Grant Oliphant, president of The...

March 21, 2019 8:30 a.m.
21 Mar
“How Today’s Students Conduct Research”

Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh University Library System (ULS) Keynote: “How Today’s Students Conduct Research” (March 21,...

21 Mar
Education Trends in China

Interested in Chinese education system? Come learn the recent trends in education in China. Prof. Wu, Associate Dean of School of Education in Shaanxi Normal...

March 21, 2019 12:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Electronic Communication with Students: Limitations and Opportunities

This session is a follow-up from our session in the fall which focused on communication styles that promote professionalism and civility for students. This...

March 21, 2019 12:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Woman in the Workplace Panel Discussion

*Save the Date!* On March 21st, the Staff Council & Women’s Affinity Group are hosting a Women in the Workplace panel discussion consisting of Pitt women...

March 21, 2019 12:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Silk Road Rising: Rediscovering Dunhuang

The University Library System (ULS) invites you to join Pitt faculty speakers in conjunction with the exhibit ‘Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century...

March 21, 2019 1:30 p.m.
21 Mar
Cyberthreats: Protecting Yourself and the University

Pitt IT has put a robust array of security measures and centralized security controls in place to protect the University’s network and data. However,...

March 21, 2019 2:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Intersectionality in STS:  Boundary Object of Insurgent Practice?

Rajani Bhatia, PhD Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies SUNY at Albany Author of Gender before Birth: Sex Selection in a...

March 21, 2019 2:30 p.m.
21 Mar
Teaching Effectively with & without PowerPoint

PowerPoint is used in a majority of classrooms on campus today, but it is not often used to enhance the quality and effectiveness of teaching. In this...

March 21, 2019 2:30 p.m.
21 Mar
Silk Road Rising: Traveling for the State: Dunhuang Envoys on the Silk Road (850-1000)

The University Library System (ULS) invites you to join guest speakers in conjunction with the exhibit ‘Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the...

March 21, 2019 3:00 p.m.
21 Mar
#CUETalks Spring Lecture Series - Sorry to Bother You: Education and the Disruption of White Cultural and Linguistic Hegemony in the U.S. and South Africa

Presented by H. Samy Alim, Ph.D. Presenting data collected over the past 20 years, this talk will highlight how we can disrupt White cultural and linguistic...

March 21, 2019 4:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Da Lin Lectures on "Labor and Value in a Transitional Political Economy: the Case of Kun Opera in China."

Da Lin (PhD 2017) will give a lecture titled "Labor and Value in a Transitional Political Economy: the Case of Kun Opera in China." Abstract: This paper is...

March 21, 2019 4:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Manifestation of Partial Understanding in Machines, Animals, and Scientists

Dr. Colin F. Allen, Distinguished Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, will present an Inaugural Lecture titled, "Manifestation of Partial...

March 21, 2019 4:00 p.m.
21 Mar
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...

March 21, 2019 4:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Graduate Studies Monthly Office Hour

Nathan Urban, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, holds a monthly office hour. Graduate students can stop by to ask questions and discuss graduate studies at...

March 21, 2019 4:30 p.m.
21 Mar
Gender Before Birth:  Sex Selection in a Transnational Context

Rajani Bhatia, PhD Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies SUNY at Albany Author of Gender before Birth: Sex Selection in a...

March 21, 2019 5:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Major General Lecce Lecture

Major General Daniel J. Lecce was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a 1984 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and was commissioned a...

March 21, 2019 5:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Randall Family Big Idea Competition Awards Ceremony

Celebrate with us as the final participants in the Randall Family Big Idea Competition are awarded $100,000 for their big idea! The competition is an...

March 21, 2019 5:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Company Formation

Learn about different legal entity structures and other startup formation basics, including: - LLC v. C and S Corps; -Founder Arrangements *...

March 21, 2019 5:30 p.m.
21 Mar
Eastern European, Balkan, and Middle Eastern Female Artists: Finding Their Own Voices in Writing, Cinema, and Art

This international symposium brings together multiple female artists for a poetry reading, film screening, art exhibit and roundtable. Thursday, March 21,...

March 21, 2019 5:30 p.m.
21 Mar
Mental Health Mixer & Town Hall

Advancing the topic of mental health through dialogue, join RSA and leadership form the Universities Counseling Center for an evening and critical...

March 21, 2019 6:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Open Rec Wheelchair Basketball

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

March 21, 2019 6:00 p.m.
21 Mar
An Evening with Claudia Rankine and Carrie Mae Weems

Poet and scholar Claudia Rankine and photographer Carrie Mae Weems come together for a reading, lecture, and discussion. This program is presented in...

March 21, 2019 7:00 p.m.
21 Mar
Pitt-Johnstown Poetry Reading featuring Rickey Laurentiis

Poetry Reading featuring Rickey Laurentiis, sponsored by the Pitt-Johnstown Humanities Division, is set for March 21 at the John P. Murtha Center for Public...

21 Mar
Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series: Wesley Morris, Writer/Podcast Host

Wesley Morris is a critic at large for The New York Times, where he also is the cohost, with Jenna Wortham, of the podcast Still Processing. Morris has...

21 Mar
Blanket Making

Join Pitt Program Council for a fun night of Blanket Making! Tickets are $5 and everyone will get two pieces of fleece fabric of their choosing that they can...

March 21, 2019 10:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 21