Events Calendar

Thursday, October 29

29 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 29, 2020
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2020
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Halloween Costume and Mask Contest

Do you have your mask and costume ready? Show us how you are celebrating Halloween and staying safe! Share your photos from October 26 - November 1 on...

October 29, 2020
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Mask Up! Mask Decorating Competition

Celebrate this spooky season safely with Student Health Service's week-long mask making competition. Top pick in each category will win a prize! Submit your...

October 29, 2020
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2020
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2020
Virtual Event
29 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...

29 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 29, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Learn About United Way’s Efforts on Emergency Basic Needs and Racial Equity

Join us to learn more about United Way’s Efforts on Emergency Basic Needs during COVD-19, and United Way’s intentional commitment to equity across all...

October 29, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Virtual Coffee Break: What is DistillerSR?

This virtual 30-minute session will provide an overview of DistillerSR, systematic review software available to Pitt faculty and students in the schools of...

October 29, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Glitch Art - Spooky Halloween Edition

Watch as we create creepy and fun images using data bending. During this live demo we will experiment with intentionally corrupting file data in multiple...

October 29, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Molecular Toxicology Journal Club

EOH student Delmaliz Barreto-Vazquez will present the article: "Blood flow-restricted resistance exercise: rapidly affecting the myofibre and the...

October 29, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
“Multivalency and selectivity: How WW domain proteins compete for the same binding partners”

Afua Nyarko, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Oregon State University, Host: Angela Gronenborn,

October 29, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Beth Kissileff

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

October 29, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Electronic Research Notebooks: Introduction to LabArchives

This workshop will focus on LabArchives, the Electronic Research Notebook selected by the University of Pittsburgh. We will cover how to get started using...

October 29, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Pitt Perspectives on Employment for Individuals with Disabilities: The Importance of Employer Practices and Workplace Climate

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), which celebrates the ingenuity people with disabilities bring to America’s workplaces and...

October 29, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Pro Bono: How to Incorporate and Balance it in Your Career

Pitt Law alum Lawrence ("Guido") Gurrera (JD '09) and attorney Mollie Rosenzweig will present on incorporating pro bono and balancing it in the legal...

October 29, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Who Gets the Data?

Ellen Wright Clayton of Vanderbilt University will explore requirements for increased transparency and sharing of primary data. Comparing recent actions by...

October 29, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Epidemiology Seminar "Introduction to Population Neuroscience" with Caterina Rosano

Introduction to Population Neuroscience Caterina Rosano publichealth.pitt.edu/epi-seminars

October 29, 2020 12:10 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Listening to Re/search: Reflexive Autoethnographic Methods

The Humanities Center welcomes Louis Maraj (English) for a workshop. Registrants for this transdisciplinary incubator will gather to reflect on research,...

October 29, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Introduction to Text Analysis and Visualization with Voyant

Text analysis is the process of examining texts to discover new information or answer specific research questions using algorithms that quickly identify...

October 29, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
MQE Career Chat with Andrea DeVries, Ph.D., Staff Vice President, Translational Research for Affordability and Quality, HealthCore, Inc.

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

October 29, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Virtual 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...

October 29, 2020 1:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Dissertation Defense: Charles Goldhaber - Dept of Philosophy

Charles Goldhaber will defend his dissertation “Talking to Skeptics" Due to current university closures, the defense will take place remotely. Email Diana...

October 29, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Cathedral

Computational Biology Graduate Program PhD Defense: 3D Convolutional Neural Networks for Computational Drug Discovery Major Advisor & Committee Chair: David...

October 29, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
The Disproportionate Impacts of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ Population

This webinar will help partcipants understand the factors which place sexual and gender minorities (SGM) at greater risk for COVID-19 disparities. This...

October 29, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Biostat Seminar:Tingting Zhang,High-Dimensional Directional Brain Network Analysis for Focal Epileptic Seizures

This week's biostatistics seminar speaker will be Tingting Zhang of the University of Pittsburgh. Abstract The brain is a high-dimensional directional...

October 29, 2020 3:50 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Visiting Scholar Kunio Hara

Visiting Scholar Kunio Hara will give a lecture titled “Music, Sound, and Nostalgia in My Neighbor Totoro and Grave of the Fireflies.” Abstract: In this...

October 29, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
German Campus Weeks 2020 -- The Post-Migrant Paradigm: Inclusive Narratives in German Identity Discourse

Lecture and Discussion with Dr. Naika Foroutan, Berlin Institute on Integration and Migration Research (in conjunction with Dr. Jan Musekamp’s history...

October 29, 2020 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2020 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Perioperative Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia - Is it Real? Is it Important?

Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds lecture presented by Christina J. Hayhurst, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology,...

October 29, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
She Creates

The Big Idea Center, Women In Bio-Pittsburgh, and CMU Project Olympus are proud to present She Creates, an event featuring female founders/CEOs from...

October 29, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Accelerated Second-Degree Information Sesson

Learn more about the Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN program by joining us for a virtual information session. A brief presentation will give details on admission...

October 29, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2020 6:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Build Your Support System

Come and join Mental Health student leaders on campus to discuss how to join their organizations and what they are doing to support Pitt's...

October 29, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
HAIL-oween

Join Residence Life in the Schenley Wuad for HAIL-oween! Enjoy decorations, selfie stations, a 6-foot werewolf, and prepacked treat bags!

October 29, 2020 7:00 p.m.
29 Oct
Miss You Like Hell

When a whip-smart, deeply imaginative teenager agrees to take a road trip with her free-spirited Latina mother, neither can imagine where it will take them....

October 29, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Night of Spirits

Join your First Year Mentors for a spooky virtual scavenger hunt through haunted locations across the world! Register:...

October 29, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
EuroVision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

It's Movie Night! Join the Euro Club and European Studies Center to watch the Will Ferrell Comedy, EuroVision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga....

October 29, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Oct
Jack-o-Lanterns in witch hats

Visit each of the five Pitt-Greensburg Residence Halls for candy, games, prizes, and more! Please remember to practice COVID-19 safety protocols, including...

October 29, 2020 8:00 p.m.
29 Oct
An Evening with Buzzfeed's Unsolved Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej

The Pitt Program Council is excited to bring you a special Halloween treat - Buzzfeed Unsolved hosts Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej! This online event will...

October 29, 2020 8:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 29