Events Calendar

Wednesday, July 28

28 Jul
Cathedral

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

July 28, 2021
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Dismantling Oppressive Systems: Building Just Communities July 26, 2021 – July 29, 2021 The aim of the 2021 Diversity Forum, “Dismantling Oppressive...

July 28, 2021
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Cathedral

Feeling respected in the workplace is of paramount importance. Earning and maintaining that respect can sometimes be challenging. In this seminar, we will...

July 28, 2021
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Dr. Keisha N. Blain will be joined by panelists for a broad conversation on American racism and how it has shaped the experiences of various groups,...

July 28, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Data Advocacy Summer Program

Collaboration between SCI and the Girl Gov to run a summer program focused on data-driven advocacy for teens. The summer program will be from July 12 to...

July 28, 2021 9:15 a.m.
28 Jul
Informed Consent Basics and Q&A

Speakers: Melissa Miklos, Associate Director, HRPO Maggie Soncini, ECO-HSR Coordinator Join Maggie and Melissa for this primer on informed consent. The...

July 28, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Camarie Shepard Ableism is the oppression of disabled people, which exists at a systematic, and interpersonal, and intrapersonal level. This...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Ahmed Ghuman, PsyD, MBA, LPC & Sean Moundas, PsyD Formerly Reimagining Allyship Through Storytelling. This session will focus on being an ally...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Karen Enomoto, Alyssa Khieu, Angela Le, Josh Nguyen W hen discussing the rise of hate toward East and Southeast Asian Americans, the state...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Mary C. Parker Together, we will identify and define common racist practices that are present within Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), and...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Dr Rickquel Tripp, Dr. Emilia Diego UPSTANDER training is built upon the framework of IQEE (Interrupt, Question, Educate, Echo) adopted with...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Camica Credle and J. Lamont Harris Go beyond traditional diversity, equity, and inclusion practices to boldly create a lasting impact in your...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Bailey Flanigan, Sara McAllister, Catalina Vajiac This workshop originates from a student-led, grassroots effort at the Carnegie Melon...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Marianne Novy, Lori Delale-O'Connor, Jerry Dickinson, Christina Newhill This workshop will help people in adoptive families and those who work...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Stacie Dow, Program Manager of Student & Faculty Engagement at the University Honors College at the University of Pittsburgh; Jasmin Perrier...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Omid Fotuhi, Research Associate, Learning Research and Development Center; Kevin R. Binning, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Democratizing Research Monies for Nonprofits and Advancing Equitable Research Presenters: Dr. Faith R. Kares, Patrizia Santos This workshop interrogates...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Andrew McCormick MD, Sylvia Choi MD, Jessica Garrison MD, Grace Slater MD & Ben Miller MD Inspired by the national social justice movement in...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Dr. Sheena Mason When unrealized or unchecked, unconscious bias—or stereotypes individuals form outside of their conscious awareness—can be...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Design methods for long-term visions Presenters: Hillary Carey & Rachel Arredondo Visions of better futures are powerful in motivating people through...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Mario Browne (moderator/panelist), Vincent O. Johnson, Kristen Kanthak, Marnie Bertolet and Chantele Mitchell-Miland This workshop will review the use of...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Kirsten Ivey-Colson and Lynn Turner This workshop will introduce participants to The AntiRacist Table 30 Day Challenge--A long form, self-paced,...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Social Media and Student Activism in Black Lives Matter Movement Presenters: Ying-Tung (Ivy) Chou This workshop aims to analyze cases of college students'...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Malea Lash, Noah Trantel An important first step of dismantling oppressive systems is recognizing one's own privileged identity within them....

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Kim Le, Gloria Kehinde The majority of liberal arts education, from primary school to higher education, is focused on American or European...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Ben Greene In this speech, I will share my story as an openly transgender man who came out at 15 -one of the first to do so in my entire town....

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Dr. Markenya L. Williams This session will empower educators with knowledge of the historical context & research of systemic barriers/issues...

July 28, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Cathedral

Thomas Hageman will present his DNP project, “A Program Evaluation of a Buprenorphine Program in a Private Psychiatric Office-Based Practice Before and After...

July 28, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Dissertation Defense: Kristie Darrah

Chemistry PhD Defense: Chemical Tools to Control Protein Expression, Function, and Degradation Advisors: Alexander Deiters Committee members: Paul...

July 28, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
IBD Rounds

Weekly IBD case discussions. Led by Jeffrey Dueker, MD, other IBD GI specialists, and GI fellows.

July 28, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
To Be Oneself

This session will focus on understanding the experience of transgender people within the broader social landscape we share, and how we can shift the cultures...

July 28, 2021 12:15 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Reconsidering the Role of Minstrel Songs in the Multicultural Music Classroom

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED AND IS EXPECTED TO BE RESCHEDULED FOR FALL 2021. EXACT DATES TBD* July 27, 28, and 29 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m....

July 28, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Heather Tomko You may have heard of #HotGirlSummer, but what about #DisabledGirlSummer? If this past year has taught us anything, it’s how much...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Latonya Latamore The attendee will learn the benefits of using tools to embed diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging into daily practices....

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Joanne Baird, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Ketki D. Raina, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Systemic racism is deeply ingrained within the education system and requires...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

A community-academic partnership to promote vaccine equity Presenters: Jamil Bey, PhD; Maya Ragavan, MD, MPH, MS; Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, Mylynda...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Dr. Amy S Walker Impostor syndrome and racial gaslighting are becoming more and more prevalent, particularly in underrepresented populations....

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Dareen Basma, Ph.D, LPC ; MengchunChiang, Ph.D; Allison Jedinak, Psy.D Systematic racism has disproportionately impacted the livelihood of BIPOC...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Cathedral

A Prescriptivist Account of Physical Theories A question of central importance to any philosopher of science is: what is the essential content of a...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Jennifer Barnes This workshop will describe the FY21 Diverse Spend Goal-Setting process and key findings. At the 2020 Pitt Diversity Forum,...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Investing in strengths and social identity Presenters: Drew Harris and Esther Rosbrook, Ed.D. This workshop provides a vision for advisitingdiverse student...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Susan Lucas and Roberta Mendonça De Carvalho Redlining began in the 1930s when the Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC) produced housing security...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
How to Succeed at Pitt

Join a live training experience led by your peers! This session will walk you through 5 essential skills for success in college. Through this interactive...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding This session will provide a foundation for...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

How institutional composition contributes to racial oppression on college campuses Presenters: Leah Reynolds, Ed.D; Tanyka M. Barber, J.D Participants will...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Ms. Yvette R. Moore and Mr. Isaiah Spencer-Williams During the Summer of 2020 amidst the pandemic a racial pandemic hit. When the racial...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Dr. Sharon E. TavernoRoss & Dr. Patricia I. Documét Promotoresde salud (community health workers) are trusted members of their communities. They...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

A guide to growing your activist identity Presenters: Dr. Gyasmine George-Williams At the turn of the 21st century, society witnessed Black citizens losing...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Lora McKnight, COO and Vice President, Programs and Services, Vibrant Pittsburgh, Allegra Elson, Director of Training and Development, Vibrant...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Ahmed Ghuman and Emiola Jay Oriola This workshop will focus on the impact that microaggressions have on perpetuating harmful stereotypes about...

July 28, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

“….we must address injustices that are occurring in our world, and we must determine ways to interrupt injustices in order to situate education — in our...

July 28, 2021 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Professor meeting with student

New first-year students and transfer students are invited to attend the Majors Meeting where you will meet a professor from your major and learn about your...

July 28, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
28 Jul
Game Night Wednesday

Join FYMs and fellow new students for a fun and relaxing game night experience every Wednesday from 8-10 p.m. EDT. All participants must log in to zoom event...

July 28, 2021 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, July 28