Events Calendar

Tuesday, April 2

02 Apr
Clear Your Clutter: A Comprehensive Guide: Life Solutions Webinar

Is your kitchen table covered in unopened mail? Is your bedroom floor covered in clothing? Is your basement a total disaster? Living with clutter is...

April 02, 2019
02 Apr
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...

02 Apr
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...

02 Apr
Climate + Communications @ Brilliant Breakfasts

Can communication stop climate change? Joylette Portlock thinks so. She’s Executive Director of Communotopia, which is using media to empower people to join...

April 02, 2019 8:00 a.m.
02 Apr
Model African Union Conference 2019

Model African Union is a simulation of the African Union, bringing together high school and college students to take on the roles of African leaders working...

02 Apr
Frances Hesselbein Leadership Forum presents Skip Spriggs

The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Forum is featuring Skip Spriggs, who will be speaking about "Opening Pathways to Opportunity." Spriggs is the President...

April 02, 2019 8:30 a.m.
02 Apr
Defining the Neglected Tropical Diseases: Research, Development, and Global Health Equity, 1970-present

Abstract: The “neglected tropical diseases” (NTDs) are a cluster of thirty-five infectious diseases categorized by their impact on an estimated one billion...

April 02, 2019 9:00 a.m.
02 Apr
Walkshopping Our Urban Campus

With Thomas Morton, Ph.D. History of Art and Architecture This walking workshop is designed to help instructors consider opportunities to include the...

April 02, 2019 10:00 a.m.
02 Apr
 Dissertation Defense: William Eck

The department of Philosophy announces William Eck's defense of "Herder's Science of Man: The Origins of Anthropology in the Philosophy of...

April 02, 2019 10:30 a.m.
02 Apr
CIA Veteran Andrew Gilmour Applies Ancient Middle East History to Modern Policy Dilemmas

Please join us for a discussion with Andrew Gilmour, a decorated 32-year veteran of the CIA, on "The Middle East in Transition: Insights and Policy Options...

April 02, 2019 10:30 a.m.
02 Apr
Bile acid based approaches to treating cholestatic diseases

As part of the PLRC Seminar Series, Dr. Saul Karpen, Professor of Pediatrics and Raymond F. Schinazi Distinguished Biomedical Chair at Emory University, will...

April 02, 2019 12:00 p.m.
02 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Christian Hughes

Final Dissertation Defense Meeting: When Do We Listen to Social Influencers? Two Essays Examining the Role of Social Influence

April 02, 2019 12:00 p.m.
02 Apr
Overview of the Tenure & Promotion Process

Join this Faculty Development Workshop featuring a panel of senior leaders from various schools. They will discuss the process involved in promotion and...

02 Apr
Shaping National Memory: Ukrainian Secret Police Archives and WWII

Jared McBride, University of California, Los Angeles Following the Maidan Revolution, the Ukrainian government opened the former KGB archives after years of...

April 02, 2019 12:00 p.m.
02 Apr
Etiology of Chromosomal Rearrangements

The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series will host a talk by Jeremy M. Stark from the Beckman Research Institute of the...

02 Apr
Dissertation Defense - Siqiang Yang

Siqiang Yang will defend his dissertation, titled "Essays on sovereign default and household portfolio choice.” His committee chairs are Marla Ripoll...

April 02, 2019 1:00 p.m.
02 Apr
Encouraging Student Participation

Few things are less comfortable than asking a question and seeing a classroom full of blank faces staring back at you in silence. In this workshop, we cover...

April 02, 2019 1:00 p.m.
02 Apr
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,...

April 02, 2019 2:00 p.m.
02 Apr
360 Degree Video Workshop: The Open Lab @ Hillman

In this hands-on workshop, participants learn to create 360° videos. Upon completing the first hour of the workshop, participants are authorized to...

02 Apr
The Amazing Assembly Mechanism of a Viral Nanomachine

Dr. Terence S. Dermody, Vira I. Heinz Endowed Chair in Pediatrics, will present an Inaugural Lecture titled, "The Amazing Assembly Mechanism of a Viral...

April 02, 2019 4:00 p.m.
02 Apr
Celebrating Our Professional Graduate Students and Their Families

This event recognizes our professional graduate students who hold full-time jobs beyond their academic programs and their families with an evening of fun,...

02 Apr
Start Smart Seminar: Preparing for an Exit

Want to learn the ins and outs of the legal side of forming a startup? Join us for Start Smart Law Seminars! Acquisitions are the most common form of exit....

April 02, 2019 5:30 p.m.
02 Apr
Pitt-Johnstown Education Division Speaker

Poverty's Impact on Early Literacy The Pitt-Johnstown Education Division hosts speaker Ms. Donna Cooper, Executive Director of Public Citizens for Children...

02 Apr
The North American Invasion of the "Beatles" of Congenital Heart Disease:  Maude Abbott, Alfred Blalock, Helen Traussig, and Henry Banhson's Trips to Europe

William Evans, MD Co-Director Children’s Heart Center Nevada Clinical Professor of Pediatrics UNLV School of Medicine C.F. Reynolds Medical History Society...

April 02, 2019 6:00 p.m.
02 Apr
Sustainability Town Hall

The Student Government Board is centering their next monthly Town Hall meeting on recycling and waste diversion on and off campus! The purpose of the Town...

April 02, 2019 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 2