Events Calendar

Thursday, February 18

18 Feb
Calm Down: Meditation and Relaxation Guide (Life Solutions Webinar)

Learning to calm and center ourselves is a necessary skill. Making time for a regular practice of meditation, yoga or another form of relaxation can be...

February 18, 2021
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Hindsight 20/20

How would you describe 2020? This past year brought us challenges and opportunities to inspire growth and evolution. How are you channeling these feelings?...

February 18, 2021
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Networking with Panthers

Networking with Panthers is a series of online networking events that give Pitt students the opportunity to interact directly with Pitt alumni. Attendees can...

February 18, 2021
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Pediatric Grand Rounds: “ Igniting Health Equity: Children in Immigrant Families”

Julie M. Linton, MD, FAAP Assistant Dean for Admissions and Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics University of South Carolina (UofSC) School of...

February 18, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Swanson School Blood Drive

The Swanson School of Engineering is partnering with Vitalant to host our Pitt Engineering Blood Drives through February at Soldiers and Sailors Auditorium...

18 Feb
Social Determinants of Health Screening Implementation

A Multi-Method Investigation to Bridge Clinic and Community to Improve Healthcare Outcomes Abstract: As healthcare systems shift to value-based payment...

February 18, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Version Control: Track File Changes with GitHub

Do you want to track and organize your projects more efficiently, especially in a remote or distributed environment? Are you writing code or manuscripts with...

February 18, 2021 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Biochemical Reconstitution Studies of HIV-1 Replication

Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar Owen Pornillos, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics,...

February 18, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Journal Club - EOH Seminar Speaker  Spotlight

EOH student Kristine Sun will present the article below by Yoel Sadovsky who will be giving the EOH Seminar Talk on February 19th entitled “Placental small...

February 18, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
FSL 101

All students who are interested in fraternity and sorority life are required to attend a Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) 101 session prior to recruitment...

February 18, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
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...

February 18, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
campus

The ESC’s 2020-21 theme, Creating Europe, explores both the political, social, cultural, and geographical forces that have given shape to contemporary Europe...

February 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Relyea

Dr. Relyea's work focuses on literacy development and the instruction of K-6 students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

February 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Genomic Data Sharing: Words Matter

This virtual session will provide researchers with basic information about the NIH Genomic Data Sharing policy and language that should be included in their...

February 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Pitt CSD Research Roundtable Speaker Series

Population Neuroscience Caterina Rosano, Pitt Public Health

February 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
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:...

February 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Proteostasis Collapse in Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases

As part of the Aging Research Webinar Richard Morimoto, PhD,Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Biology; Director, Rice Institute for Biomedical Research, ...

February 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Spring 2021 Virtual Career + Internship Fair: Liberal Arts, Sciences, and Business

Explore internships, full-time opportunities, and part-time opportunities at the Virtual Career + Internship Fair! At the virtual fair, you can connect 1:1...

February 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement (TIAA Live Webinar)

Find out how retirement savings, planning and the real benefit of time are essential features of retirement investments. Learn more about TIAA live...

February 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Topic Modeling with MALLET

Topic modeling is a text mining method that uses algorithms to discover hidden patterns and structures in large collections of texts. A topic modeling...

February 18, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Epi Seminar - Rebecca Thurston

Menopause and Its Implications for Women’s Health as they Age: The Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation Aging Study Rebecca C Thurston, PhD. Professor...

February 18, 2021 12:10 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Colloquium: “Musical Biotechnics and Sonic Materialism in Turkish Medical Practice”

Steven Moon, Music For two decades, physicians and researchers in Turkey have studied Turkish classical music therapy as a tool of biomedicine. Brought to...

February 18, 2021 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
campus

We all seek it: work-life balance. For many of us, the conditions of the past year have made this quest even more critical. This workshop offers insights and...

February 18, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Dissertation Defense: Adriana Gambino

Chemistry PhD Defense: Structure-activity relationship of pyridinium oximes as therapeutics for organophosphorus nerve agent poisoning Advisors: Kazunori...

February 18, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Faces of Diversity: Fostering a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

When we talk about diversity and inclusion, diversity is the more familiar topic. The discussion must go beyond seeking and building a diverse workforce to...

February 18, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Dog next to PA one call writing

We welcome members, partners, and friends of CONNECT. https://www.connect.pitt.edu/working-groups

February 18, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Introduction to LabArchives for Researchers

For new users that need help with the basics or current users that need a refresher on how to create notebooks, add and manage your data, notebook access...

February 18, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
PAA Presents: Global Data Security – Is Your Data Safe?

Join Dr. Adam Lee, associate dean for academic programs in the School of Computing and Information, professor in the Department of Computer Science, and...

February 18, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
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,...

February 18, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
​  Black History Month Virtual Film Series

The PittEd Justice Collective, in collaboration with the Pitt Library System, is proud to present the Black History Month Virtual Film Series. This...

February 18, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
From Freedom to Liberation: Educational Leadership Speaker Series

Hosted by the Pitt School of Education, this educational leadership speaker series is designed to engage participants in thinking through some of the...

February 18, 2021 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Technology Law

This virtual seminar on the Future of Law in Technology and Governance is hosted by Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs' Center for...

February 18, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Rooted in Strength: The Resiliency of Black Families

presented by the University Library System and the Homewood Community Engagement Center Black Families are resilient. Join us for an inspiring panel...

February 18, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
The Principles of Video Editing - Office Hours

When you’re editing video, understanding why you make each edit can help you create more engaging videos. During this drop-in session, a video production...

February 18, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
campus

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...

February 18, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Semmelweis Watch Party and Q+A

Semmelweis is a music-theater work inspired by the tragic story of nineteenth-century Hungarian obstetrician, Ignác Semmelweis (1818-1865), who discovered...

February 18, 2021 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Energy Tower

Join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center and the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs for a dynamic public...

February 18, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Biostatistics Seminar: Linxi Liu (Pitt) - A knockoff filter for probit and logistic regression models with Bayesian variable selection statistics

This week's biostatistics seminar speaker will be Dr. Linxi Liu from the Department of Statistics at the University of Pittsburgh. Abstract: Controlled...

February 18, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Calming Your Thoughts

Our thoughts often impact our emotions and behaviors, so it can be helpful to learn when we are having unhelpful thoughts and learn how to cope with them....

February 18, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Open BME Bioengineering Seminar:  Dr. Matthew H.  Porteus, MD/PhD

Title: GENOME EDITING TO CREATE CURATIVE CELLULAR THERAPY Matthew H. Porteus, MD/PhD Sutardja Clark Professor of Definitive and Curative...

February 18, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
PQI Seminar: Dr. Timothy Berkelbach (CCQ, Columbia University)

Ab initio periodic quantum chemistry Ab initio wavefunction-based quantum chemistry represents a tantalizing alternative to density functional theory for...

February 18, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Provost's Award for Diversity in the Curriculum

You are invited to The Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum recognition ceremony. We will celebrate faculty's efforts to integrate diversity in...

February 18, 2021 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Find Success with SHRS: Communication Science Virtual Information Session

Join our Communication Science (BA) faculty for an enhanced information session and discover how you can Find Success with SHRS. This presentation will begin...

February 18, 2021 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Gender & Science Reading Group

Please join us for a virtual interdisciplinary discussion based on readings by ground-breaking scholars and scientists. January 21, 2021 5:00 PM Medical...

February 18, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Dr. Mathew Knowles

Knowles is founder of Music World Entertainment and Artist Management. He has served as executive producer for more than 100 award-winning platinum and gold...

February 18, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
The Cost of Being Black: The Influence of Race on Health Disparities

Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds lecture presented by Ebony Jade Hilton, MD, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and...

February 18, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Donut with chocolate icing and sprinkles
February 18, 2021 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Group Fitness: Dance Around the World

Dance the Samba in Brazil, Tarantella in Italy, or Bhangra in India as you see the world through dance! Join Campus Recreation every Thursday from 6-7 PM in...

February 18, 2021 6:00 p.m.
18 Feb
movie-making tools: cameras, film reels, and scene board

Join the Film Club for our weekly general meeting! Our club provides an organization for film buffs where we watch and discuss movies, as well as dig into...

February 18, 2021 6:00 p.m.
18 Feb
Stress Free Zone Free Yoga

Participate in an hour of yoga to take time to simply breathe and move your body. No experience needed for this All Levels yoga class – beginners and...

February 18, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Pitt Women's Basketball vs. Louisville Broadcast

You might not be able watch the game live at the Pete, but WPTS Radio will bring the action to you. Listen to their exclusive student broadcasts live from...

February 18, 2021 6:45 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
IBD Collaborative:  IBD & PSC

Speakers: Cristina Strahotin, MD - "Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) & IBD" Jennifer Channet, MD - "Biliary Complications of PSC & IBD" Marc...

February 18, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Meet a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Join Brenda Cassidy as she discusses her career and passion as a pediatric primary care nurse practitioner. Zoom link is provided after ticket registration.

February 18, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
A couple holding hands silhouetted against a setting sun at the beach

La Femme and Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) will host Sex Discussed Here!, a program designed to educate students about healthy sexuality and...

February 18, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
DSO True Crime Thursdays

Are you looking for some evidence-based distraction? Join us virtually this semester to watch documentaries on real criminal cases in the United States and...

February 18, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Bible Stories Then and Now

**Part of the Four-Part Lecture/Workshop Series "Shazam! Jewish Biblical Texts Transformed by the Power of Pictures"** Featuring Ben Schachter, Artist in...

February 18, 2021 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
Pitt_Johnstown SPARKS and Humanities Division: Poetry Readings from Nationally Acclaimed Poets

Join the group virtually for 40 minute readings and questions/answers from nationally acclaimed poets: John Gallagher and Toi Derritcotte

February 18, 2021 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
18 Feb
picture of microphone

Join us for a night that centers and celebrates the voices of Black creators! Share your original creations, perform a favorite work, or come to listen and...

February 18, 2021 9:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, February 18