Events Calendar

Thursday, July 29

29 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 29, 2021
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2021
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2021
Virtual Event
29 Jul
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...

July 29, 2021 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Pediatric Grand Rounds: A Comprehensive Management Approach for Patients with Bone Marrow Failure Conditions

Steven W. Allen, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Director, Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Program Division of Hematology/Oncology University of...

July 29, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
 Combating Environmental Racism and Injustice

Across the nation, BIPOC communities face environmental injustices daily, which are in part the result of systemic and institutional racism. This session...

July 29, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Cathedral

Junghyun Lim will defend her dissertation, "Three Essays on the Political Consequences of International Migration." Her committee consists of Jude Hays...

July 29, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Serwaa S. Omowale, LMSW 

Dissertation defense for PhD in Social Work by Serwaa S. Omowale, LMSW

July 29, 2021 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Michelle Colarusso Ph.D., LPC, ASC Rick Moody, MS, CAADC, ICAADC, CCCJS Over the last few years, the goal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

The damaging consequences of caste-based oppression, and its impact on the Indian diaspora in Western societies Presenters: Shubhara Bhattacharjee In March...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Seung-Hwan Shin, Sunny Yang This workshop is intended to help advocates at the University of Pittsburgh understand the specific issues facing...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Lauren O. Wright, EdD Generational diversity is growing increasingly prevalent in institutions of higher education. This diversity, like any...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

A workshop to consider social justice approaches and frameworks that can inform research and scientific practice Presenters: Nabila Jamal-Orozco, Brenden...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

The Roles of Allies, Advocates, and Accomplices in Equity and Inclusion Presenters: Staci K. Hegarty This workshop is an exploratory, introductory...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Andy Bloor On October 20th 2020, Kemi Badenoch, the UK Government's Equalities Minister said in the UK parliament that “We do not want teachers...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Carrie Benson, Michele Montag, Lisa Nakamura Self defensehas a complicated history as a tool for sexual violence prevention. Classes designed to...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Alyssa Lyon, Ariam Ford Sustainability is the balance of equity, environment, and economics so current and future generations can thrive. To...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Lindsay Onufer, M.Edand Lizette Muñoz Rojas, Ph.D Teaching in new ways, supporting students, and juggling career and family obligations during...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Best practices for inclusion of non-English communities Presenters: Maya Ragavan, MD, MPH, MS; Patricia Documet, MD, DrPH; Sharon Ross, PhD Non-English...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Shannon Wanless, Julia Brazier, Aisha White, Adam Flango At the 2020 Diversity Forum, the Pitt Office of Child Development launched My Racial...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Jude Bergkamp, Lindsay Olson, & Abi Martin The relevance of socially-conferred privilege truly emerged in this past year, with the racial...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Restoring our Connections To Self and One Another (VISIONS, Inc) Presenters: Jabari Carmichael Brown and Dr Jeanne K Firth Bias and oppression keep us from...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Dr. Nena S. Hisle Racial microaggressions are the frequent verbal, behavioral, environmental, slights, comments, snubs, and insults whether...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Doris Rubio What is White Privilege? What is Structural Racism? What is the Myth of Meritocracy? And why does Bill, who is White, get more...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Mary C. Parker, Liz Foster-Shaner This workshop is for organizations and individuals who want to be more actively anti-oppressive but are stuck....

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Amy A. DeGurian, LSW; La-Verna Fountain, MA; B. David Smith, MDiv Our objective is for participants to recognize their whiteness and to learn...

July 29, 2021 10:45 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Better Grading and Feedback with Gradescope

Gradescope can help you organize and grade hand-written assignments, or other "respond in the given space" type questions by either scanning paper...

July 29, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Harsh Vashistha: The Roles of Intergeneration Inheritance and Intrageneration Molecular Dynamics in Shaping Living Cells

Abstract: We study two important dynamical processes in the bacterium E. coli. The first focuses on understanding how the inheritance of non-genetic...

July 29, 2021 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Student Summer Discussion Groups

The Office of Student Affairs is looking to develop and enhance positive, impactful programming for the overall student experience as we move into the...

July 29, 2021 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Addressing complex issues such as systemic oppression within a dynamic ecosystem such as health, healthcare, and health professions education requires...

July 29, 2021 12:15 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Comprehensive Defense: Olivia Shade

Chemistry PhD Comprehensive Defense: Conditional control of protein function through targeted degradation and photoswitchable amino acids Advisors: ...

July 29, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
road construction

In the last years, 6 CONNECT communities (Munhall, West Homestead, Millvale, Etna, Sharpsburg, Pittsburgh) inventoried their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...

July 29, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 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 29, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Melissa Kennedy, Ashley Turner, Jude Bergkamp The cloak of coloniality lies heavy over the Academy, especially visible and vivid in this time of...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Perspectives from GSPIA Students of Color Alliance (SOCA) and the Cross Policy Program Anti-Racism Coalition Presenters: Uchenna Mbawuike (MPPM Candidate);...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Florence Holland, EdD Unconscious bias, also known as implicit bias, refers to the subconscious, preconscious, and automatic assumptions,...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Dr. Rachel-Yvonne Talton and Nichole Barnes Marshall This workshop will identify distinctive elements of diversity, equity, inclusion and...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Jeanann Haas, Kathy Haines, Christopher Lynch, and Clare Withers This workshop explores historical artifacts such as music, ephemera,...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
photo of dry earth pigments

Pre-registration required. Register here Ever wanted to make your very own paint? It isn’t that scary! Humans have been combining pigments and binders for...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
29 Jul
How to Get Involved on Campus: Campus Recreation

Live sessions including First Year Mentors and student leaders from different types of organizations across campus including Fraternity and Sorority Life,...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Laurie Usher, Dr. Tracey Sheets This workshop provides participants with the opportunity to expand their knowledge on how to improve the racial...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Learning how to become comfortable with Being Uncomfortable Presenters: Emiola Oriola This workshop will examine the impact that ‘fear of the unknown’ has...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Lilcelia A. Williams, Ph.D. Minority community college students with a low socioeconomic status are boldly refusing to be defined by visual...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Interrupting White Supremacy -Supporting Positive Racial Identity Development Presenters: Dr. Aisha White, Director, The P.R.I.D.E. Program. Medina Jackson,...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Drawing Connections; Debunking Myths Presenters: Dr. Brock Bahler Since Trump’s executive order to ban “Critical Race Theory” (CRT), a steady flow of...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
MSTP Retreat 2019

The annual retreat of the Pitt/CMU MSTP.

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Nicole Caridad Ralston In this dynamic, facilitated session, Beloved Community will define power and lead participants through various...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Presenters: Fatima Brunson, DaVonna Graham, Anneliese Martinez Last school year, 20 Black and Latinx educators in the greater Pittsburgh region collaborated...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Faculty and staff participating in a previous Diversity Forum

Considerations When Working with Marginalized Populations in Higher Education Environments Presenters: Carrie Benson and Daniel Jacobson López This...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Underpaid in Pittsburgh?

A panel discussion on dismantling racial and gender pay gaps Presenters: Jessica Lutz, AnupamaJain, Jeff Shook “In Pittsburgh Black women earn just 54...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
What We Mean When We Talk About Accountability

Presenters: William Jones-Kline and Kimberly Abel Transformative justice provides alternatives to the institutionalized aggression of retributive justice....

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
“Bad” English: Dismantling Stigma Taking Down Barriers to Communication

Presenters: Salvatore Poier This panel focuses on the importance of diversity of accents and English constructions in the classrooms. Goal: enriching our...

July 29, 2021 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Building Community-Supported Healing:  New Traditions

This session will explore how oppressed peoples can begin and continue to heal from centuries of harm and traumatizing structural and interpersonal forces,...

July 29, 2021 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
Accelerated Second-Degree Information Session

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...

July 29, 2021 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
29 Jul
small square pieces of paper with question marks on them

Pitt-Greensburg's Game Night is a great way to meet other members of the incoming first-year class! Stop by to have some fun, see new faces, and make new...

July 29, 2021 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Thursday, July 29