Events Calendar

Thursday, October 15

15 Oct
An Art Exhibit on Mental Health and Creativity

Visit this virtual student art exhibit showcasing a variety of art pieces that work to represent and visualize mental health and illness. Support your fellow...

October 15, 2020
Virtual Event
15 Oct
HLPA Speed Networking Series

Hosted by HLPA (Hispanic Latino Professional Association) An informal speed networking series spanning the course of Hispanic Heritage Month. There are no...

October 15, 2020
Virtual Event
15 Oct
arts

Hosted by HLPA (Hispanic Latino Professional Association) Members of Pitt, CMU, and the Pittsburgh community at-large are invited to submit digital...

October 15, 2020
Virtual Event
15 Oct
photo of film projector

At the Center for Creativity, we believe everyone has a story to tell. The tools of filmmaking have never been more accessible; most of us carry a...

October 15, 2020
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Saving for the Future: Life Solutions Webinar

Many people do not have a healthy level of savings, despite knowing the importance of having money set aside for emergencies, purchases, college, and...

October 15, 2020
Virtual Event
15 Oct
​Highlights from the University Library System's Distinctive Collections

​Highlights from the University Library System's Distinctive Collections showcases original archival materials and high-quality reproductions from ULS...

15 Oct
purple ribbon

Purple Thursday is a day we encourage the community to wear purple to show support for domestic violence survivors, promote awareness, and post photos on...

October 15, 2020 8:00 a.m.
15 Oct
Pitt Johnstown Pillow

We are helping you fill your rooms with Mountain Cat love. Sign up at this link for one of our limited supply Make and Take pillow sets. You receive the...

October 15, 2020 8:00 a.m.
15 Oct
Encouraging Student Participation

Effective class discussions – much like effective lectures – are the result of careful planning. Students must do their part by coming to class ready to...

October 15, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Digital Scholarship Virtual Office Hours

DSS Virtual Office Hours are a chance to meet our team, ask questions, and get personalized, real-time help with your digital projects. We offer...

October 15, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Dissertation Defense: David White

Chemistry PhD Defense: Rational Nanocarbon Composites for Novel Sensing and Catalysis Advisors: Alexander Star Committee members: Haitao LiuJill...

October 15, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Introduction to Zotero

Are you interested in learning about a free and open-source reference management tool? This class will teach you the basics of using Zotero to import,...

October 15, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Rolling out a Vaccine for COVID-19: Present Prospects and Lessons from the Past

Please join the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative, in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh, March of Dimes, and the Jonas Salk Legacy...

October 15, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Virtual Graduate Studies/Postdoc Monthly Office Hour

Amanda Godley, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, holds a monthly office hour. Please complete the registration form to choose your time slot. Zoom details...

October 15, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Learn About United Way's Affinity Groups - Women's Leadership Council

Join this year’s Women’s Leadership Council Chair, Dean Jackie Dunbar-Jacob, PhD, RN – School of Nursing to learn more about United Way’s Women’s Leadership...

October 15, 2020 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
"Accelerating Drug Discovery with Machine Learning and AI"

Olexandr Isayev, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University

October 15, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Illustration by Golden Cosmos

​A lecture on the topic of Black culture in Italy, by Ngofeen Mputubwele, producer and narrator of the recently aired New Yorker Radio Hour piece, “Black...

October 15, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Molecular Toxicology Journal Club

EOH student Qi Wei will present the article: "TMPRSS2 and TMPRSS4 promote SARS-CoV-2 infection of human small intestinal enterocytes" Zang R, Gomez Castro...

October 15, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Pitt Public Health Information Sessions

Want to explore interest areas and career options to find your best fit among our graduate degree programs and departments? Learn about opportunities for...

October 15, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Conversations on Europe: “Cultural Diversity and Inclusive Community Building in Germany”

German Campus Weeks 2020 Participants include: Danny Choi (University of Pittsburgh), Rahsaan Maxwell (University of North Carolina), Kai Unzicker,...

October 15, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Josi Banales

Josi's work focuses on adolescent development. She is interested in identity development, social context and racial identity.

October 15, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Shattering the Statistics: Defining the Problem

The University of Pittsburgh’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office has launched a new educational series, Shattering the Statistics: A Collective...

October 15, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Understanding Health Savings Accounts (HSAs): TIAA Live Webinar

You may know about the tax advantages of contributing to a Health Savings Account (HSA), but did you know that HSAs are also a way to save for health care in...

October 15, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
White Supremacism and World Politics: Present at the Creation, Persistent to Today

Errol Henderson will discuss white supremacy, persistent in the United States and global politics. Dr. Henderson invites those who would like additional...

October 15, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Epi Seminar - Joseph Zmuda

Overview of Molecular & Genetic Epidemiology, Biomarkers of Physical Function Joseph Zmuda, Adam Santanasto publichealth.pitt.edu/epi-seminars

October 15, 2020 12:10 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Be Fit Pitt: Panther Change Up

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunch-time change-up workout. Join various members of the Be Fit Pitt Team as we lead you through a...

October 15, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Street Art: The Reparative Labor of Commoning in Hungary

The Humanities Center welcomes Gabriella Lukacs (Anthropology). In Hungary, street art has emerged as a form of political activism that attracts women in...

October 15, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Canvas for Administrative Support Staff

This webinar will introduce Canvas to those who provide administrative support to Pitt faculty. We will focus on both how Canvas works together with...

October 15, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Pitt students culturally interacting

Internationalize your education! The Heinz Leadership Development program sponsors $5,000 in travel funding for first-time women international travelers....

October 15, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Learn About United Way's Affinity Groups - Bridges Society for Young Professionals

Join us to learn more about United Way’s Bridges Society for young professionals in southwestern Pennsylvania who want to take a leadership role to impact...

October 15, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Stress Free Zone Mindful Moment

Take time to reduce your stress with the Stress Free Zone for a Mindful Moment. There are a number of benefits to practicing mindfulness meditation,...

October 15, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Talent Center User Interface Update Demonstration

Join us for a Microsoft Teams Live Event demonstration on hiring in Talent Center’s new user interface led by one of our Pitt Worx trainers. Although most...

October 15, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Webside Manner & Remote Relationships: Advance Care Planning in the Era of COVID 19

As COVID 19 continues to unfold, all inter-professional disciplines are having to pivot their practices and approaches to adapt to online platforms. However,...

October 15, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
White Privilege in Information

Systemic structures of white privilege and power are embedded in American culture. Personal and institutional commitments to equity, diversity, and inclusion...

October 15, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
eBRAIN T32 PNA Training Activity

The University of Pittsburgh offers a pre- and post- doctoral training program in Population Neuroscience of Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease. The PNA Training...

October 15, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Cybersecurity at Home: TIAA Live Webinar

Are you concerned about identity theft and your family’s security online? TIAA’s Information Security team will discuss how you can protect yourself and your...

October 15, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Dissertation Proposal Defense: Alireza Samadianzakaria

"Relational Machine Learning" Department of Computer Science Committee: Kirk Pruhs Panos Chrysanthis Adriana Kovashka Benjamin Moseley Read More >>

October 15, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
The Fall of Hong Kong: Comparative and Historical Perspectives on a Global City in Crisis

DR. JEFFREY WASSERSTROM will focus on recent events in Hong Kong, from the city’s response to COVID-19 to the imposition of a new National Security Law that...

October 15, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Biostatistics Seminar:  Dipankar Bandyopadhyay (VCU) - Personalized Dynamic Treatment Regimes in Oral Health

This week's biostatistics seminar speaker will be Dr. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay of Virginia Commonwealth University. Personalized Dynamic Treatment Regimes in...

October 15, 2020 3:50 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Donald Antrobus with children in Denali.

Join us for the second Green Speakeasy featuring Donald Antrobus, Village Infrastructure Protection Program Manager for the Denali Commission, and Joel...

October 15, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
HIMSA Speaker Series Presents Dr. Bambang Parmanto

Get to know Dr. Bambang Parmanto, our department chair, and how his interests and passion led him to pursue a career in Health Information...

October 15, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
ID Grand Rounds Special Seminar - Benjamin Chan, PhD

Join Division of Infectious Diseases Special Seminar guest Benjamin Chan, PhD from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University...

October 15, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Stephanie Allison, owner of Vibe Fitness

Punch and Kick your way into cardio with owner of Vibe Fitness, Stephanie Allison. https://pitt.zoom.us/j/95224240684 Meeting ID: 952 2424 0684 Passcode:...

October 15, 2020 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Artificial Intelligence and Society

Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds presented by Reid Simmons, PhD, Research Professor, Robotics & Computer Science, Carnegie...

October 15, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Abby Bonilla, the artist who will lead us

Abby Bonilla of ARBM Art will lead us in a live fluid art class. If you need financial assistance or help obtaining the materials, please indicate that in...

October 15, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
paint splatter

Does your registered student organization have what it takes to win this year's window painting competition? There is $100 in catering cash on the line for...

October 15, 2020 5:00 p.m.
15 Oct
What is Therapy? with Pitt Active Minds

Join Pitt Active Minds in a webinar/workshop where they will introduce you to the basics of therapy, therapy types, and how to access therapy on-campus and...

October 15, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Beyond Voting

Join members of the Student Office of Sustainability and the Office of PittServes for a short talk on what Civic Action means to us and to members of our...

October 15, 2020 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Pitt Police Town Hall

This event will provide a space for participants to engage with a panel and aims to discuss the partnership between the Pitt Police, Pitt students, and the...

October 15, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Communiversity - Master Classes - Black Family Storytelling

Course Description In this course, we will provide inspiration and instruction on how and why African American families can begin the process of...

October 15, 2020 6:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Kate Wisel

Join this week's featured author, Kate Wisel, in our virtual book club series, “Authors and Anecdotes”, as she discusses her book, Driving in Cars with...

October 15, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
Hispanic Heritage Month: Live Music and Trivia Night

Hispanic Heritage Month and SALSA at CMU present a Live Music and Trivia Night! Enjoy your Thursday night with our favorite Latino band, Gavas Beats! The...

October 15, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
light painting of waving figure

Pre-registration required: register here Light painting is a photography process that uses settings on a traditional SLR camera to capture a lot of light...

October 15, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Oct
PItt-Greensburg Democratic Presidential Debate Watch Parties

The Pitt-Greensburg Democrats are hosting watch parties for the 2020 Presidential Debate series. These watch parties will begin at 8 p.m. with an open,...

October 15, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 15