Events Calendar

Thursday, October 14

14 Oct
Art for August

Art for August is a new initiative by August Wilson House to support local artists by commissioning original work that celebrates the legacy of the Pulitzer...

October 14, 2021
14 Oct
Cathedral

This virtual exhibition of art-science works by internationally recognized artists opened March 1. Situating contemporary genetics within a spectrum of past,...

October 14, 2021
Virtual Event
14 Oct
panther flag

Today's team doesn't always work in the same office or even the same country. This session provides interactive activities that will show participants how to...

October 14, 2021
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Sign that says Somos Pitt surrounded by flowers

The Latinx Connect conference (October 14-16) aims to move us beyond “celebrating” Latinxs, instead calling for empowerment and justice for the Latinx...

October 14, 2021
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Student posing for a selfie with Roc.

The MHAM 2021 Wellness Passport, a "pop-up" badge on the OCC website, is a guided interactive program meant to encourage self-care, promote mental health...

14 Oct
Mental Health in all Mediums

Our minds are complex. Putting our emotions, thoughts, feelings, and experiences into words can be intimidating. There is beauty in the complexities of our...

October 14, 2021
Virtual Event
14 Oct
photo of a dark figure emerging from a foggy forest

Tell your tale of terror… in just 60 seconds. The tools of filmmaking have never been more accessible; most of us carry a high-quality video camera in our...

October 14, 2021
14 Oct
Students walking on campus

Take a one-hour walking tour with a Pitt-Greensburg student around campus. You'll get an overview of residence halls, academic buildings, and recreational...

October 14, 2021
14 Oct
Young woman working on a computer

Daily virtual visits are offered Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Evening virtual visits are offered Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to...

October 14, 2021
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Pitt-Johnstown Program Board and The Outdoors Club present: A Sunday at Weakland Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch on October 24!

The Pitt-Johnstown Program Board and The Outdoors Club want you to have a great day at Weakland Farms! The Farm is known to be one of the top 10 corn...

October 14, 2021
14 Oct
Pitt-Johnstown Program Board presents: Kennywood Fright Night on October 22

It's that time of year again, Mountain Cats! The Pitt-Johnstown Program Board is excited to offer you this great tradition.... discounted tickets for all...

October 14, 2021
14 Oct
Pancreas & Biliary Rounds

PB case discussions with Dr. Dhiraj Yadav, Dr. Adam Slivka, and colleagues from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and UPMC Pancreas...

October 14, 2021 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Morning "Zoomies" Workouts with Steph Allison Owner of Vibe Fitness

Steph will be mixing it up each day Monday-Friday with different classes such as Yoga, Barre, Kickboxing, and Zumba. Classes are open to anyone and any...

October 14, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Pediatric Grand Rounds: Medical Ethical Challenges in Artificial Intelligence and other Applied Technologies

Emily Webber, MD, FAAP, FAMIA Chief Medical Information Officer, Riley Children’s Health Chief Medical Information Officer, Indiana University...

October 14, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
LatinxConnect - Media as Activism & Advocacy within the Latinx Community

This panel will feature director, speaker, and activist, Eduardo Chavez, grandson of civil rights activist Cesar Chavez and Cuban revolutionary Max Lesnik,...

October 14, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Flu Shot Clinic - William Pitt Union

All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the winter months. In particular,...

October 14, 2021 10:00 a.m.
14 Oct
Pitt Farmers Market

Pitt Farmer’s Markets take place each Thursday from 10:30am – 2:00pm. The market will open on Thursday, September 2 through our Harvest Festival on Thursday,...

October 14, 2021 10:30 a.m.
14 Oct
Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees

The Audit Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities with respect to the annual financial reporting process, the system of...

October 14, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Journal Club

EOH student Delmaliz Barreto-Vazquez will present the article: Cross-reactive serum and memory B-cell responses to spike protein in SARS-CoV-2 and endemic...

October 14, 2021 11:00 a.m.
14 Oct
Introduction to Sciwheel

Sciwheel is a cloud-based reference manager freely available to all Pitt and UPMC affiliates. In this class you’ll learn how to import, organize, and...

October 14, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Licensing Your Data for Open Science

If I deposit data from my own experiment, can I control how other people use it? Can data be copyrighted? Why should I openly license my data? In this online...

14 Oct
Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar:  “Macromolecular machines at energized membranes”

John L. Rubinstein, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Hosted by Jonathan Coleman, Ph.D.

October 14, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Oct 14

As part of the Aging Research Webinar Series, Berislav V. Zlokovic, MD, PhD, Director, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, Professor and Chair, Department of...

October 14, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Aging Institute Seminar Series

Daniel S. Och University Professor, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology and Genetics, Perlman School of Medicine and Biology Department in the School...

October 14, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Bonny Rockette-Wagner, PhD

Clinical Referral to Physical Activity: Good Interventions are Just the Beginning Bonny Rockette-Wagner, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of...

October 14, 2021 12:00 p.m.
14 Oct
October Lunch and Learn: School to Prison Pipeline

Our October 2021 health page will focus on the school to prison pipeline. Conversations will be around adolescent mental health and trauma and the...

October 14, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Organizing Data with Spreadsheets

Good data organization is the foundation of any research project. Typically, we organize data in spreadsheets in ways that we as humans want to work with the...

14 Oct
Student working with Pitt soccer during immersion

Join Sports Science (MS) director Dr. Matt Darnell, and enrollment team, as we explore the curriculum, student experience and career opportunities available...

October 14, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Within Reach: Transitioning from career to retirement (TIAA Live Webinar)

You can plan ahead to help make the most out of your retirement—from paying yourself to allowing for taxes, healthcare and estate planning wishes. Learn...

October 14, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
 Webinar: Performing Afrolatinidad: The Arts, Identity, and Social Justice

Join us for the kick off of this year’s Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatindad webinar series. It is a featured event of the Latinx Connect Virtual...

October 14, 2021 12:15 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Developing a Teaching Portfolio

Teaching portfolios are an important component of many academic job applications and the promotion process: it is never too early in your teaching career to...

October 14, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Cathedral

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program PhD Defense: The Role of Superoxide Dismutase 2 in Sickle Cell Disease

October 14, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
photo of homemade red special effects makeup resembling blood

Create some cool SFX looks using supplies you might already have around your house! Special effects makeup doesn’t have to be something that only...

October 14, 2021 2:00 p.m.
14 Oct
PhD Dissertation Defense and Final Examination of Atinuke Dosunmu-Ogunbi

Please join the MSTP for Oyin's dissertation defensed titled "The Role of Superoxide Dismutase 2 in Sickle Cell Disease."

October 14, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
photo of Vandercook SP15 proof press

Drop by the Text & conText Lab to meet our Vandercook proof press and learn the basics of printing on this exceptionally easy-to-use machine. The...

October 14, 2021 2:30 p.m.
14 Oct
Be a Cyber-Hero: Help protect you, your family and your money (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 14, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Nursing Student

During this one-hour virtual session, you will hear from our Director of Nursing, Marie A. Fioravanti, DNP, RN, and our admissions team. This online Zoom...

October 14, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Biostatistics Seminar: Jared Huling (UMN) Energy Balancing of Covariate Distributions for Estimation of Causal Effects

Jared Huling, PhD Assistant Professor Division of Biostatistics University of Minnesota Abstract: Bias in the estimation of causal effects is a function...

October 14, 2021 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Bioengineering Graduate Seminar: Dr. Nicole Seiberlich

Quantitative MRI: Promises and Challenges Nicole Seiberlich, PhD Associate Professor, Radiology Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering Co-Director of...

October 14, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
LatinxConnect - Policy and Advocacy Panel: Current LatinX Affairs in Pennsylvania

According to the 2020 U.S. Census, there are more than one million people of Hispanic/Latinx/Latin@ or Latine origin in Pennsylvania. What does that mean to...

October 14, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Responsible AI: How Can We Make Artificial Intelligence Work for Everyone?

With James Foulds, Assistant Professor, UMBC This event is part of the Forbes Corridor Colloquia, sponsored by Pitt Cyber. With the rising influence of...

October 14, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Bullseye with an arrow in the center alongside a briefcase. Pitt SHRS logo is on the bottom.

SHRS Career Development Series Part One: Effectively communicate your clinical experience range and depth as you prepare your resume – make your experiences...

October 14, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
graphic of woman weaving a colorful tapestry

Join artist Deb Brandon for a unique hands-on workshop to tell your story through textile. There are countless ways to tell a story, whether that's through...

October 14, 2021 4:00 p.m.
14 Oct
D.C. Fall Food Bank Volunteering

Join fellow Pitt young alumni in D.C. for some exciting volunteering opportunities. For more information and to register for one or more of the volunteering...

October 14, 2021 5:30 p.m.
14 Oct
Open Concepts with Leaders in Intersectional Public Health Equity

A place for any current or prospective student in Pitt Public Health to air grievances and bring up topics that are important to them. Come in, our doors are...

October 14, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
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Join the SHRS student legacy of Vira I. Heinz Leadership Development alumni! Register now! SHRS Juniors: This program provides travel funding of $5,000 for...

October 14, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Oct
Intersectionality Round Table Series: Opening Conversations to Mental Health

FEM at Pitt and the Student Government Board D&I Committee will be holding a series of discussion-based workshops with student leaders on campus led by...

October 14, 2021 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 14