Events Calendar

Thursday, October 22

22 Oct
13-Day Cybersecurity Challenge

Each day between October 19 - 31, students who complete a brief online challenge will earn a drawing entry for a chance to win one of 13 prizes totaling more...

October 22, 2020
Virtual Event
22 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 22, 2020
Virtual Event
22 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 22, 2020
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Russian-American documentary film festival

This film festival is hosted by The New Review. A variety of documentaries are premiering in the United States thanks to the 13th Russian Documentary...

October 22, 2020
Virtual Event
22 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 22, 2020
Virtual Event
22 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...

22 Oct
Six Strategies for Effective Database Searching

Have you spent hours searching a database (or even the internet) only to find your results were disappointing? It's happened to all of us but there are ways...

October 22, 2020 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Swanson School Blood Drive

The Swanson School of Engineering is partnering with Vitalant and Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall to host our Pitt Engineering Blood Drives this year in...

22 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 22, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Dissertation Defense: Taylor Courtney

Chemistry PhD Defense: Optochemical Control of Protein Dimerization and Protein Function Advisors: Alex Deiters Committee members: Seth ChildersSteve...

October 22, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Intermediate Canvas: Sharing and Collaborating

This webinar will introduce you to several tools in Canvas that allow users to collaborate, share resources, and create rich learning artifacts. We will...

October 22, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
"Structure informed targeting of protein-protein interactions:  A bottom-up approach"

Haribabu Arthanari, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Department of Cancer...

October 22, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Cathedral

Center for Neuroscience - School of Medicine/Neurbiology Graduate Program PhD Defense: A Postsynaptic Mechanism of Zinc Transport Driving Inhibition of NMDa...

October 22, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Molecular Toxicology Journal Club

EOH student Tengziyi Ge will present the article: "Zinc supplementation ameliorates lung injury by reducing neutrophil recruitment and activity" Wessels I,...

October 22, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Black and Red: African Americans and the USSR

A live interview with Meredith Roman (CUNY Brockport) and Minkah Makalani (University of Texas, Austin)

October 22, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Hallion

Introduction and Perspectives on Open Science “Open science” is an umbrella term that refers to a range of practices designed to increase transparency,...

October 22, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
East European Festival

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 3 pm OPENING ART CHALLENGE COMPETITION LAUNCH—Recreate Iconic Art with Objects in Your Home SPONSORED BY: REEES, student organizations...

October 22, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Pathophysiological Cases of Senescence and Rejuvenation by In Vivo Reprogramming

As part of the Aging Institute Seminar Series, Manuel Serrano, PhD an ICREA Research Professor at Institut De Recerca Biomèdica (IRB Barcelona) and also...

October 22, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Woman at computer

Greensburg Experience More (GEM) will hold a virtual kickoff event to help you learn more about the program and how you can start completing the...

October 22, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Shattering the Statistics: Unpacking the New Title IX Regulations

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

October 22, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
United Way - Art Over Lunch

Join local artist Rick Antolic from Philanthropic and Alumni Engagement (PAE) as he leads us through a fun activity of drawing a Pitt Panther. Participants...

October 22, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Epi Seminar - Bonny Rockette-Wagner

When Moving More Starts with Sitting Less: Continued Translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Intervention Bonny Rockette-Wagner, Susan...

October 22, 2020 12:10 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 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 22, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Data and University Life

The Humanities Center welcomes Lisa S. Parker (Center for Bioethics and Health Law). This discussion will kick-off a two-part, two-year transdisciplinary...

October 22, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Pursuing a Career in International Law with Wes Rist

Wes Rist is the Deputy Executive Director of education and research at the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and author of ASIL’s Careers in...

October 22, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Advanced PowerPoint For Presentations

This hands-on workshop demonstrates ways to incorporate design, images, videos, and transitions into your PowerPoint presentations. We will discuss...

October 22, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
MQE Career Chat with Jerry Paytas, Ph.D., Vice President of Analytics, Fourth Economy

An MQE (MS in Quantitative Economics) student-hosted discussion with an industry leader about their professional journey and the important skills and lessons...

October 22, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Students on Pitt campus

Do divisive political rhetoric, heated social media debates, and the 24-hour news cycle have you feeling on edge? You are not alone. Election Stress Disorder...

October 22, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Cathedral

Kalaina Corbo will present her BSN-Honors thesis, ”Association of Number of Comorbidities and Health-Related Quality of LIfe in Patients with Rheumatoid...

October 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
CANCELLED: Roboburgh Opportunity Expo

ROBOBURGH CAREER EXPO: A VIRTUAL FAIR Internships & Part/Full Time Employment Opportunities Available Meet companies who are feeding the world...

October 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Stay at Homecoming: Chancellor's University Update

Join fellow alumni and campus community members to hear directly from Chancellor Patrick Gallagher about the most up-to-date happenings at the University of...

October 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 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 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
The Intersection of IPV, Depression, Substance Use, and COVID-19

First, this webinar will discuss the inter-relationship of HIV, substance use, depression and intimate partner violence (IPV). In addition, this webinar will...

October 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Pitt Honors: Public Service Internships Info Session

Imagine yourself interning with a member of congress, or at a national human rights organization in New York City, or at a think tank in D.C. Join us for...

October 22, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Providing Effective Feedback for Students

Providing Effective Feedback for Students in Face-to-Face, Hybrid, and Online Courses Most students need timely, improvement-focused feedback to improve,...

October 22, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Biostat Seminar: Qi Yan (Columbia) "A region-based method for causal mediation analysis of DNA methylation data"

This week's biostatistics seminar speaker will be Qi Yan of Columbia University. Abstract Exposure to environmental factors can affect DNA methylation at a...

October 22, 2020 3:50 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Two female students at 2018 Oktoberfest

Phi Eta Sigma, the freshman honor society, will host its annual Oktoberfest on Chambers Lawn. Face coverings and social distancing will make this event look...

October 22, 2020 4:00 p.m.
22 Oct
Making Indigeneity in 20th Century Japan

Vicky Shen, a Ph.D. student in history at the University of Pittsburgh, will lead a conversation on the usefulness and challenges of engaging with...

October 22, 2020 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 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 22, 2020 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Sacrificed? Subsidiary Burials from Royal Funerary Monuments at Abydos, Egypt

Individuals from subsidiary graves around First Dynasty royal tombs and nearby funerary enclosures at Abydos, Egypt, are typically thought to have been...

October 22, 2020 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
The Complex Ethics of Reopening America

Justin Bernstein of Florida Atlantic University, will examine the trade-offs involved in implementing or relaxing restrictions imposed at reducing...

October 22, 2020 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Start Smart Seminars for Entrepreneurs

Start Smart is a series of legal education seminars for entrepreneurs. It is year-round, free, and open to the public. It is hosted by the University of...

October 22, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Video Laryngoscopy: Expanding Roles and Potential Limitations

Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds presented by Jaime Hyman, MD; Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology; Section...

October 22, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Students meeting

Join us in Village Hall 118 at 5:15 p.m. for a group activity and quality conversation! Remember to practice COVID-19 protocols for social distancing and...

October 22, 2020 5:15 p.m.
22 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 22, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Mental Health Speaker Series

Join us to learn about mental health in various fields through a speaker line-up of professors and local community experts. The event will include short...

October 22, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Nicholas Muellner: Making Doubles

Nicholas Muellner will present “Making Doubles,” a scripted slide presentation based on the opening essay of his new book, Lacuna Park: Essays and other...

October 22, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Student at SHRS Open House

Explore our programs and career paths at the Fall 2020 Open House for the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Whether you're in high school or...

October 22, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
The First Step: What Your Major Can Do from the Page to the Screen

Majoring in English, Communications, or Media Studies? Curious as to what opportunities are available for you upon graduation? Virtually come to our 2nd...

October 22, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Brush with paint on canvas

Join the Student Activity Board (SAB) in participating in a Virtual Paint Social. Pick up your kits on Thursday. Only 50 kits are available!

October 22, 2020 6:15 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
East European Festival

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 3 pm OPENING ART CHALLENGE COMPETITION LAUNCH—Recreate Iconic Art with Objects in Your Home SPONSORED BY: REEES, student organizations...

October 22, 2020 6:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Gut Club - Obesity & Endoscopic Management Strategies

Speaker: Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MSc - Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School - Associate Physician & Director of Endoscopy, Brigham &...

October 22, 2020 6:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Mabel Wilson

Join this week's featured author, Mabel Wilson, in our virtual book club series, “Authors and Anecdotes”, as she discusses a book she co-edited, Race and...

October 22, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Perspective on Money

Investing for the future can seem daunting. You are invited to join us as we learn more about how much to invest, how to invest effectively, and learn the...

October 22, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 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 22, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Stay at Homecoming: Panthers Under 30 (Roc Talks Networking)

Calling all Pitt students and alumni under 30! Join us at Panthers Under 30 for several Roc Talks – TED-style talks from impressive young alumni – and...

October 22, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Virtual Concert and Q&A with Nissim Black

Do you love discovering new hip-hop artists? Looking for something fun to do on a weeknight? Pitt Program Council and The Chabad House on Campus invites you...

October 22, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
College Republicans logo

The College Republicans will host a live stream and discussion of the final debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Join...

October 22, 2020 8:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Oct
Collage of Super Hero emblems

Join Nerdfighters for the general meeting. Help plan events and stay up-to-date on what is coming next. Share your idea and interests!

October 22, 2020 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 22