Events Calendar

Pittwire Events

July 18 - August 17, 2018

Friday, July 20

20 Jul
The Godfather of Creative Nonfiction

The Summer Workshop in Creative Science Writing lecture will host the founder and editor of "Creative Nonfiction", Lee Gutkind. Gutkind is recognized by...

Monday, July 23

23 Jul
Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Career Development of Health Sciences, Darlene Zellers will cover the topics of networking, career planning and...

23 Jul
10th Annual Hesselbein Lecture and Ceremony

Sponsored by Pitt Alum and editor-and-chief of the "Leader to Leader" journal, Frances Hesselbein and Vice Provost and Dean of Students, Kenyon Bonner, this...

Tuesday, July 24

24 Jul
Quality Matters @ Pitt

The University of Pittsburgh subscribes to Quality Matters (qualitymatters.org), a nonprofit program that promotes quality in online and blended courses....

July 24, 2018 10:00am
24 Jul
Painless PubMed

This one-hour workshop is designed to quickly introduce or update you about searching in the PubMed database. Offered bi-weekly, the topics...

Wednesday, July 25

25 Jul
Dissertation Defense: Andrea Stewart

"Stress and Cardiovascular Risk in Mid-Life Women: How Important are Social Roles?" Committee Chair and Advisor: Maria Mori Brooks, PhD Dissertation...

July 25, 2018 1:00pm
25 Jul
Open Mic Night

The C4C Open Mic is a chance for University of Pittsburgh performers of all kinds – writers, musicians, comics, storytellers, and others – to meet and mingle...

July 25, 2018 5:30pm

Thursday, July 26

26 Jul
HERL Open House

Guest speaker will be Sean Shimada at this year's Human Engineering Research Laboratories open house. Come for a tour and demonstrations of HERL...

26 Jul
Best Practices in Online Teaching

This workshop will be of interest to faculty who teach online or who are interested in incorporating online components into their traditional courses. By...

July 26, 2018 2:00pm

Friday, July 27

27 Jul
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...

July 27, 2018 7:30am
27 Jul
Dissertation Defense: KaLai Tang

“Using Wearable Sensors for Physical Activity Measurement and Promotion in Manual Wheelchair Users” Dissertation Committee: Dan Ding, PhD, Director and...

27 Jul
Investor and Legal Office Hours

The Innovation Institute has partnered with the largest seed stage investor in Southwestern PA, Innovation Works. Attend this rare opportunity to sit down...

Sunday, July 29

29 Jul
Pitt Send-Off Event: San Diego

Every summer, Pitt alumni clubs throughout the U.S. and around the world host Send-Off events to welcome incoming students to the Pitt family. Whether it’s a...

Monday, July 30

30 Jul
Designing Better Test Questions

During this workshop, educators will explore how to create better test questions and practice composing test questions which are both clear and...

July 30, 2018 10:30pm

Wednesday, August 1

01 Aug
Syllabus Construction: Advanced Foundations

This workshop is the next step after completing the "Syllabus Construction: Foundations" or "Developing a Syllabus" workshops.

August 01, 2018 2:00pm
01 Aug
Succeeding in the Era of Team Science

In this interactive workshop, discuss the characteristics of effective teams, talk about why team science skills matter now more than ever, discuss factors...

August 01, 2018 6:00pm

Thursday, August 2

02 Aug
Teaching Inclusively

This workshop introduces principles of inclusivity and offers practical advice for fostering an inclusive university environment through your teaching.

August 02, 2018 2:00pm

Friday, August 3

03 Aug
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...

August 03, 2018 7:30am
03 Aug
Developing a Lesson Plan

Instructors will learn how to plan ahead for a more effective class. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Identify the major...

August 03, 2018 1:00pm

Saturday, August 4

04 Aug
Pitt Send-Off Event: Northern California

Every summer, Pitt alumni clubs throughout the U.S. and around the world host Send-Off events to welcome incoming students to the Pitt family. Whether it’s a...

Wednesday, August 8

08 Aug
Introduction to Blackboard

This workshop will provide information and skills for using Blackboard, the University of Pittsburgh’s learning management system. After an overview...

August 08, 2018 2:00pm

Thursday, August 9

09 Aug
Teaching Students Self & Peer Assessment

In this workshop, participants will explore approaches and tools for teaching students how to interpret and apply grading criteria to critically evaluate...

August 09, 2018 1:30pm

Friday, August 10

10 Aug
Syllabus Construction: Foundations

Participants will leave this workshop knowing how to construct their own syllabus so that course information is clearly presented to students, and so that...

August 10, 2018 10:00am
10 Aug
Painless PubMed

This one-hour workshop is designed to quickly introduce or update you about searching in the PubMed database. Offered bi-weekly, the topics...

Saturday, August 11

11 Aug
Public Humanities Fellow Pays Tribute to James Tenney

Ryan McMasters, will perform, James Tenney's "Postal Pieces" during an outdoor musical performance. The event will also combine art, music and McMasters'...

August 11, 2018 7:00pm

Tuesday, August 14

14 Aug
Getting Started in the Classroom

In this workshop, strategies for making good use of time, including establishing the relevance of a course, articulating student and instructor expectations,...

August 14, 2018 10:00am

Wednesday, August 15

15 Aug
Innovation Igniter

What are the first steps for bringing a new technology or product to market? The answer involves understanding your customer and their needs. Innovation...

Friday, August 17

17 Aug
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...

August 17, 2018 7:30am
17 Aug
Pitt Send-Off Event: Denver

Every summer, Pitt alumni clubs throughout the U.S. and around the world host Send-Off events to welcome incoming students to the Pitt family. Whether it’s a...

August 17, 2018 5:00pm