Events Calendar

Pittwire Events

September 25 - October 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25

25 Sep
Dance, Movement Science, Community Engagement

Christina Salgado, Director of Education and Community Engagement at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will be guest presenter at the Brilliant Breakfast series. ...

September 25, 2018 8:00am
25 Sep
Enhancing Diversity Practices in Online Courses

Center for Diversity in the Curriculum is sponsoring a workshop where you will learn about best practices on integrating diversity concepts into online...

September 25, 2018 12:00pm
25 Sep
Analyzing Interdisciplinary Integration after the Neuro-turn

Machiel Keestra, CPS Visiting Fellow, U. of Amsterdam, Inst. for Interdisciplinary Studies will give the Philosophy of Science Lunchtime Talk titled...

September 25, 2018 12:05pm
25 Sep
Creature Felting

Join us for an introductory workshop on creating 3D creatures through needle felting! Learn the basic techniques of needle felting and creating structure...

Wednesday, September 26

26 Sep
Flu Shot Clinic- William Pitt Union

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

September 26, 2018 10:00am
26 Sep
Optica Fantastica: Images to Illuminate the Physics of Light

Attend a public lecture given by Sir Michael Berry. He will be lecturing on how pictures can be helpful in understanding optical phenomena not immediately...

September 26, 2018 4:00pm
26 Sep
Climate Injustice with Mustafa Santiago Ali

"People’s lives, their livelihoods, and their culture are at stake.” Mustafa Santiago Ali is a renowned activist for social justice for our most vulnerable...

September 26, 2018 4:00pm
26 Sep
Pitt Stops: Winning off the Field

Alumni and friends are invited to attend an exciting Pitt✦Stops featuring Pitt Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Capel, alumni Andin Fosam (A&S ’18), Ron...

September 26, 2018 6:30pm
26 Sep
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, An American Essayist

The first guest in the 2018-19 Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series will feature Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, an American essayist whose work has appeared in GQ,...

September 26, 2018 7:30pm

Thursday, September 27

27 Sep
Farmers Market

Farmers Market! Get fresh food from local sources!

September 27, 2018 10:30am
27 Sep
An Unbiased Chemical Biology Approach to Understanding the Mechanisms Mediating Taupathy

Edward Burton, Associate Professor, Neurology in the School of Medicine will present his talk as part of the Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series.

27 Sep
 Kathleen George:  "The Blues Walked in"

Literature over Lunch Faculty Reading will host Kathleen George, writer of the "The Blues Walked in". Kathleen George was born in Johnstown Pennsylvania....

27 Sep
Teaching Inclusively

Center for Diversity in the Curriculum is sponsoring a workshop that introduces principles of inclusivity and offers practical advice for fostering an...

September 27, 2018 2:00pm
27 Sep
Finding Funding: Resources and Opportunities

The Office of Research workshop will provide an overview of Pivot and how it may be used to find funding and collaboration opportunities to support research...

September 27, 2018 2:00pm
27 Sep
Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Conferences (MSCC)

This is a regular meeting hosted by the Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Center, designed to bring together a multidisciplinary audience with...

September 27, 2018 4:00pm
27 Sep
The Genetic Basis of Parental Care

Hopi Hoekstra, PhD, Harvard University’s Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and curator of mammals at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, will deliver the...

September 27, 2018 4:00pm
27 Sep
Civil Society, Transnational Networks and Global Change

This talk, given by Dr. Marisa Von Bülow, University of Brasilia, reports on the evolution of the rapidly growing field of transnational activist networks...

September 27, 2018 4:30pm
27 Sep
Lighting the Fires of Freedom

Janet Dewart Bell will present a talk about her new book, Lighting the Fires of Freedom, which shines a light on women’s all-too-often overlooked...

27 Sep
Open Rec Wheelchair Basketball: SDA, Pitt Rec, and the Steelwheelers

Want to learn how to play Wheelchair Basketball or brush up on your skills? Head up to Trees Hall Gymnasium on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. and play around with...

September 27, 2018 6:00pm
27 Sep
Write Now!

“If you’re afraid you can’t write, the answer is to write." (Richard Rhodes) Want to write, but not sure where to start? Or maybe you have some experience,...

27 Sep
TESSA Talks: Technology - Education - Science - Society - Art

Open discussions for students, by students Interdisciplinary discussions designed to explore dynamic, evolving issues in the world around us. Every...

September 27, 2018 7:00pm

Friday, September 28

28 Sep
Emerging Leaders Weekend

The Emerging Leaders weekend program runs September 28 - 30 and November 2 -4. Emerging Leaders provides undergraduate Pitt students with a fun and exciting...

September 28, 2018
28 Sep
Pitt-Bradford Alumni and Family Weekend

Light the Quad, athletic events, hall of fame induction, affinity gatherings, decade gatherings, town hall meeting and more.

September 28, 2018
28 Sep
Three Connected Problems in Theories of Cultural Evolution

William Wimsatt, CPS Sr. Visiting Fellow from the U. of Chicago and Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus will give the Philosophy of Science Lunch time Talk...

September 28, 2018 12:05pm
28 Sep
Data for Good: The Global Politics of Information for Civil Society

Guest presenter will be Elizabeth Bloodgood a researcher from Concordia University. Her research examines INGO information advocacy, the national regulation...

September 28, 2018 1:00pm
28 Sep
From Combat to Mass Shootings: Reinventing the Treatment of PTSD

This presentation given by Deborah Beidel from the University of Central Florida will address the development and efficacy of a new model for the treatment...

September 28, 2018 3:00pm
28 Sep
Contemporary Voice Care

The annual University of Pittsburgh Communication Science and Disorders Jack Matthews-Herbert Rubin Lecture will present the new Chair Bernard Rousseau who...

28 Sep
Men's Soccer vs. Virginia

Support Pitt Men's Soccer vs. Virginia. The first 200 fans will receive a special Pitt prize! This is an ACC home game.

September 28, 2018 7:00pm
28 Sep
Women's Volleyball vs. Miami

Come attend Price Is Right Night. Fans can participate in in-game Price Is Right themed contests to win prizes. There will be a post-match autograph session!

September 28, 2018 7:00pm

Saturday, September 29

29 Sep
Pitt-Bradford Alumni and Family Weekend

Light the Quad, athletic events, hall of fame induction, affinity gatherings, decade gatherings, town hall meeting and more.

September 29, 2018
29 Sep
A Trip to Cedar Point

Join Pitt Program Council as we take on the second largest amusement park in the United States! Tickets are on sale now for $40 in the WPU ticket...

September 29, 2018 8:00am
29 Sep
Pitt-Bradford will host Catapult

Come see Catapult a dance group who rocketed to fame on Season 8 of America’s Got Talent, earning their way to the finals of the NBC-TV hit show. This...

Sunday, September 30

30 Sep
Pitt-Bradford Alumni and Family Weekend

Light the Quad, athletic events, hall of fame induction, affinity gatherings, decade gatherings, town hall meeting and more.

September 30, 2018
30 Sep
Women's Volleyball vs. Florida State

Attend the game and sock It to homelessness by bringing a pair of new socks to donate and receive a pair of Pitt themed socks in return. There will also be...

September 30, 2018 1:00pm
30 Sep
Doug Starr, Organist

In the Chapel's first organ recital of the fall semester, Doug Starr, Director of Music and Arts at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Mt. Lebanon and Dean of...

September 30, 2018 3:00pm

Monday, October 1

01 Oct
General Michael Hayden: "Whither America in a Turbulent World"

General Michael Hayden, the former director of the CIA and the NSA, will discuss the state of America's national security on the turbulent world...

October 01, 2018 9:30am

Tuesday, October 2

02 Oct
How Biological Technology Should Inform the Causal Selection Debate

Janella Baxter, CPS Postdoctoral Fellow from the University of Minnesota will give the Philosophy of Science Lunchtime Talk.

October 02, 2018 12:05pm
02 Oct
Let's Talk Gerrymandering

Fair elections are the bedrock of our democracy. Join our speakers Chris Satullo of Draw the Lines PAand Erik Thiessen of Fair Districts PA for a dialogue...

October 02, 2018 1:00pm
02 Oct
Sounds of Pitt Homecoming Concert

Plan ahead for the annual concert featuring the Women's Choral Ensemble, PalPITTations and the Pitt String Orchestra. Continue to visit the Homecoming...

October 02, 2018 7:00pm
02 Oct
Men's Soccer vs. Columbia

Come out to the Pitt Men's Soccer home match vs. Columbia.

October 02, 2018 7:00pm

Wednesday, October 3

03 Oct
Flu Shot Clinic - Craig Hall

Flu shot season is here! All faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help you stay healthy throughout the...

October 03, 2018 11:00am

Thursday, October 4

04 Oct
2018 Pittsburgh International Lung Conference

Entitled: “Pulmonary Medicine: Basic Biology and Novel Therapies,” this event will highlight the cutting edge developments in seven core areas of Pulmonary...

October 04, 2018
04 Oct
Farmers Market

Farmers Market! Get fresh food from local sources!

October 04, 2018 10:30am
04 Oct
Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Conferences (MSCC)

This is a regular meeting hosted by the Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Center, designed to bring together a multidisciplinary audience with...

October 04, 2018 4:00pm
04 Oct
Lessons From a Life in International Legal Practice

Peter Trooboff Senior Counsel in the Washington, DC, office of Covington & Burling LLP will give his talk at the 26th Annual McLean Lecture on World Law...

04 Oct
Open Rec Wheelchair Basketball: SDA, Pitt Rec, and the Steelwheelers

Want to learn how to play Wheelchair Basketball or brush up on your skills? Head up to Trees Hall Gymnasium on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. and play around with...

October 04, 2018 6:00pm
04 Oct
Women's Soccer vs. Miami

Cheer on the Women's Soccer team as they take on the Miami Hurricanes! The first 100 fans who show their ticket stub at the marketing table will receive a...

October 04, 2018 7:00pm

Friday, October 5

05 Oct
2018 Pittsburgh International Lung Conference

Entitled: “Pulmonary Medicine: Basic Biology and Novel Therapies,” this event will highlight the cutting edge developments in seven core areas of Pulmonary...

October 05, 2018
05 Oct
The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you’ll need to attract customers, learn about...

October 05, 2018 7:30am
05 Oct
Finding Funding: Resources and Opportunities at the University of Pittsburgh

The Office of Research workshop will provide an overview of Pivot and how it may be used to find funding and collaboration opportunities to support research...

05 Oct
Pitt Alumni Welcome Back Reception

At this event, reconnect with former classmates, browse the Nationality Rooms and visit the Hillman Library archives exhibit. Continue to visit the...

October 05, 2018 7:00pm
05 Oct
Pitt Women's Volleyball vs. Syracuse

At this game the team will wear special retro uniforms and fans in attendance will receive a retro giveaway! Post-match autograph session!

October 05, 2018 7:00pm
05 Oct
Men's Soccer vs. Clemson

Pitt Men's Soccer takes on Clemson in this ACC home match. Fans will receive Pitt crest decals while supplies last!

October 05, 2018 7:00pm

Sunday, October 7

07 Oct
Women's Soccer vs. Clemson

Join us as your Women's Soccer team takes on Clemson! The first 150 Pitt students will receive a retro crest t-shirt! Alumni Day - Women's Soccer welcomes...

October 07, 2018 1:00pm
07 Oct
Bridges Saxophone Quartet

The Bridges Saxophone Quartet is a fresh new chamber group composed of four versatile saxophone artists of the Pittsburgh/Western Pennsylvania region. ...

October 07, 2018 3:00pm

Monday, October 8

08 Oct
Wellness in the Legal Profession: Perils, Pitfalls & Hope

The Pitt Law is hosting a talk presented by Brian Cuban. He seemed to have it all. With a famous last name and a successful career as a lawyer, Brian was...

08 Oct
Men's Soccer vs. Cleveland State

Support Pitt Men's Soccer at their home match vs. Cleveland State.

October 08, 2018 7:00pm

Wednesday, October 10

10 Oct
Dissertation Defense: Nilesh Amatya

"Post-transcriptional control of IL-17 receptor-mediated inflammation" School of Medicine Immunology Program Committee: Sarah GaffenLouise D’CruzLawrence...

October 10, 2018 1:00pm

Thursday, October 11

11 Oct
Advanced Analytics Summit

The University of Pittsburgh and Othot are partnering to design and host the inaugural Advanced Data Analytics Summit for higher education. Participants from...

October 11, 2018
11 Oct
Farmers Market

Farmers Market! Get fresh food from local sources!

October 11, 2018 10:30am
11 Oct
Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Conferences (MSCC)

This is a regular meeting hosted by the Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Center, designed to bring together a multidisciplinary audience with...

October 11, 2018 4:00pm
11 Oct
Open Rec Wheelchair Basketball: SDA, Pitt Rec, and the Steelwheelers

Want to learn how to play Wheelchair Basketball or brush up on your skills? Head up to Trees Hall Gymnasium on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. and play around with...

October 11, 2018 6:00pm
11 Oct
TESSA Talks: Technology - Education - Science - Society - Art

Open discussions for students, by students Interdisciplinary discussions designed to explore dynamic, evolving issues in the world around us. Every...

October 11, 2018 7:00pm
11 Oct
A Reading and Q&A with Jonah Mixon-Webster at Boom Concepts

Jonah Mixon-Webster reads at BOOM Concpets, a communal artist space in East Liberty Pittsburgh. The event is co-sponsored by the Black Unicorn Library and...

October 11, 2018 7:00pm

Friday, October 12

12 Oct
Access, Advocacy & Empowerment: Health and Well-being of LGBTQ Youth

The goal of this symposium is to bring together researchers, advocates and clinicians from a range of disciplines to examine the barriers to—and...

October 12, 2018 11:30am

Saturday, October 13

13 Oct
UCIS 50th Anniversary Celebration

In 1968, the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) was created as the University of Pittsburgh’s encompassing framework for all its...

Sunday, October 14

14 Oct
Aeolian Winds

Dedicated to wind chamber music performance, composition, and promotion, the Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh was founded in September 2003 with a goal of...

October 14, 2018 3:00pm

Monday, October 15

15 Oct
6th Annual Sheth International Awards

The 2018 6th Sheth International Achievement Awards, will recognize the international achievements by a current faculty member and by an alumnus of the...

October 15, 2018 11:30am
15 Oct
Holiday Happy Hour

Join your faculty, staff, and graduate student colleagues as we kick off International Week with a Holiday Happy Hour! Our colleagues from the Area Studies...

October 15, 2018 5:00pm
15 Oct
Men's Soccer vs. Temple

Pitt Men's Soccer takes on Temple at this exciting home match. Come out to support!

October 15, 2018 7:00pm

Thursday, October 18

18 Oct
Farmers Market

Farmers Market! Get fresh food from local sources!

October 18, 2018 10:30am
18 Oct
Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Conferences (MSCC)

This is a regular meeting hosted by the Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Center, designed to bring together a multidisciplinary audience with...

October 18, 2018 4:00pm
18 Oct
Open Rec Wheelchair Basketball: SDA, Pitt Rec, and the Steelwheelers

Want to learn how to play Wheelchair Basketball or brush up on your skills? Head up to Trees Hall Gymnasium on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. and play around with...

October 18, 2018 6:00pm
18 Oct
Women's Soccer vs. Florida State

Join the Women's Soccer team for the Pink Game vs. Florida State! The first 200 fans will receive a pink LED bracelet. Following the game, fans can bid on a...

October 18, 2018 7:00pm
18 Oct
Global Trivia Night

Come join us for our 4th annual Global Trivia Night! Compete with groups of up to five undergraduate students, and test your knowledge in global categories...

October 18, 2018 9:00pm

Friday, October 19

19 Oct
The Second Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and...

October 19, 2018 7:30am
19 Oct
Global Company Tour

Interested in having a global career? Are you wanting to either work abroad or work for a global company in the States? Then this is the opportunity for you!...

October 19, 2018 11:00am
19 Oct
Finding Funding: Resources and Opportunities at the University of Pittsburgh

The Office of Research workshop will provide an overview of Pivot and how it may be used to find funding and collaboration opportunities to support research...

19 Oct
Women's Volleyball vs. Notre Dame

The Panthers' will help raise pediatric cancer awareness and will recognize their most valuable professors. Post-match autograph session!

October 19, 2018 7:00pm

Sunday, October 21

21 Oct
Schenley Shuffle 5K Run / 1M Walk

The University of Pittsburgh Student Occupational Therapy Association is hosting the Schenley Shuffle, a 5K run and 1 mile walk to benefit In Service of...

October 21, 2018 9:00am
21 Oct
Ballin' On Bigelow Tournament

For the 3rd consecutive year, Campus Recreation and Pitt Program Council will team up to host Ballin' on Bigelow, a one-day, 3-on-3 basketball tournament! ...

October 21, 2018 10:30am

Thursday, October 25

25 Oct
Farmers Market

Farmers Market! Get fresh food from local sources!

October 25, 2018 10:30am
25 Oct
Federal Funding: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Presented by experts from McAllister & Quinn, a Washington, DC-based consulting firm, and hosted by the Office of Research, this presentation is designed to...

25 Oct
Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Conferences (MSCC)

This is a regular meeting hosted by the Multidisciplinary Sleep and Chronobiology Center, designed to bring together a multidisciplinary audience with...

October 25, 2018 4:00pm
25 Oct
Open Rec Wheelchair Basketball: SDA, Pitt Rec, and the Steelwheelers

Want to learn how to play Wheelchair Basketball or brush up on your skills? Head up to Trees Hall Gymnasium on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. and play around with...

October 25, 2018 6:00pm
25 Oct
TESSA Talks: Technology - Education - Science - Society - Art

Open discussions for students, by students Interdisciplinary discussions designed to explore dynamic, evolving issues in the world around us. Every...

October 25, 2018 7:00pm