Events Calendar

Office of Diversity & Inclusion Events

January 17 - February 15, 2020

Friday, January 17

17 Jan
Global Brew: Asia

Global Brew is an ongoing series hosted by the Pitt Global Hub featuring coffee and teas from around the world. Students, faculty. and staff are invited to...

17 Jan
Pitt Queer Professionals General Meeting

The mission of PQP is to promote the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty and advocate for the needs of the university's...

January 17, 2020 12:00 p.m.

Monday, January 20

20 Jan
Pitt-Greensburg: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday

The University is closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Normal business operations will resume January 21. Pitt-Greensburg students:...

January 20, 2020
20 Jan
Pitt-Greensburg: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Caring

Pitt-Greensburg invites students to participate in the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Caring. Watch for details on how to sign-up for service...

January 20, 2020
20 Jan
Passport and Boarding Pass

The Pitt-Greensburg Study Abroad Program can help make your dreams come true by paying for your round-trip airfare to your summer study abroad destination....

Tuesday, January 21

21 Jan
Equipoise MLK Jr Unity Luncheon

Join us for food and fellowship as we honor Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement and Secretary of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Kathy Humphrey with the Martin...

January 21, 2020 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 22

22 Jan
Mentoring and Advising Workshop: Understanding the Unique Path of an International Student

International students can face obstacles in their educational journey, beginning even prior to the application process. This workshop will describe the...

January 22, 2020 1:00 p.m.
22 Jan
Making Your Digital Materials Accessible & Inclusive

Whether you teach an in-person or online course, any course content you offer digitally must be accessible to students with disabilities. This workshop...

January 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 23

23 Jan
Teaching International Students

Do you have international students whom you would love to know better and engage with more in classes? Come learn about international students and the...

January 23, 2020 10:30 a.m.
23 Jan
Year of the Rat

Pitt-Greensburg's annual Chinese New Year Dinner is a campus favorite, so mark your calendar and plan to celebrate the Year of the Rat with us. Enjoy...

January 23, 2020 4:30 p.m.

Friday, January 24

24 Jan
Diversity + You Career Conference and Fair

Listen as a panel of young professionals discuss challenges and successes of integrating into the workforce as well as developing innovative programs to...

January 24, 2020 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, January 28

28 Jan
Teaching Inclusively

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

January 28, 2020 10:30 a.m.
28 Jan
Professor teaching

Come join in the conversation and games--in Spanish! Speakers at all levels of the Spanish language are welcome at the gathering on designated Tuesdays in...

January 28, 2020 11:45 a.m.
28 Jan
Bystander Interventions for Sexual Harassment - Just for Graduate Students

Join your peers from across Pitt in an interactive, discussion-based session designed to help graduate and professional students recognize and respond to...

January 28, 2020 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 29

29 Jan
Learning for the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Faculty Book Talk with Alan Lesgold: Learning for the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Eight Education Competencies The Library invites you to join Pitt...

January 29, 2020 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 30

30 Jan
UCIS International Career Toolkit Series: ARYSE Info Session

ARYSE is a local organization that facilitates after school and summer programming for immigrant youth in Pittsburgh. They are currently recruiting for...

30 Jan
Coffee with Water Researcher Bonnie McElhinny

Chat with Bonnie McElhinny, who researches sustainable water systems at U. of Toronto from an anthropological perspective, with a focus on gender, racial,...

January 30, 2020 3:00 p.m.
30 Jan
Hoopla 2020

Join fellow Pitt women for an evening of fun, food, fellowship and fanfare as we cheer the women’s basketball team to victory against Wake Forest! There...

January 30, 2020 5:00 p.m.
30 Jan
Artist-in-Residence: Cue Perry

Join us for an evening of artwork and conversation with Artist-in-Residence Cue Perry, whose work represents the Center for Urban Education’s yearlong theme...

January 30, 2020 6:00 p.m.

Friday, January 31

31 Jan
School-Wide Read

Every year, the Pitt School of Education hosts a School-wide Read. The purpose is to bring together the entire school community — students, faculty, and...

January 31, 2020 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, February 4

04 Feb
Breakfast with Disability Researcher Sarah DeMaria

Chat about disability inclusion with Sarah DeMaria, a PhD researcher in Pitt’s Urban Special Education Scholars program. She studies a wide range of topics...

February 04, 2020 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, February 6

06 Feb
Coffee with Sustainable Food Entrepreneur Joe Bute

Joe Bute is president of the Food21 initiative to grow the sustainable food system in our region equitably. Join him for a casual coffee and discussion....

February 06, 2020 3:00 p.m.

Friday, February 7

07 Feb
Amanda Little speaks at the Global Food Forum

ft. award-winning environmental journalist Amanda Little. How will we feed humanity in the climate change era? It's a MUCH larger challenge than you think....

February 07, 2020 4:00 p.m.

Monday, February 10

10 Feb
Doctors, Termites, and Princesses: Lanscapes of Health and Medicine in East Africa

Critical Research on Africa Lecture Series Save the date! Be sure to join us for a special lecture by Dr. Neil Kodesh from the University of Wisconsin -...

February 10, 2020 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 11

11 Feb
White Privilege in Information

Systemic structures of white privilege and power are embedded in American culture. Personal and institutional commitments to equity, diversity, and inclusion...

February 11, 2020 1:00 p.m.
11 Feb
White Privilege in Information

Systemic structures of white privilege and power are embedded in American culture. Personal and institutional commitments to equity, diversity, and inclusion...

Wednesday, February 12

12 Feb
Reach for the Stars Presented by the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion

This dinner series is held every other month and allows minority faculty members in the Schools of the Health Sciences to have dinner with the leaders and...

February 12, 2020 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 13

13 Feb
Anti-Bias Training Just for Graduate Students

Join your peers from across Pitt in an interactive, discussion-based session designed to help graduate and professional students recognize and respond to...

February 13, 2020 2:30 p.m.

Friday, February 14

14 Feb
Pitt Queer Professionals General Meeting

The mission of PQP is to promote the professional and social development of LGBTQIA+ staff and faculty and advocate for the needs of the university's...

February 14, 2020 12:00 p.m.
14 Feb
Afro-Latinx Portraiture: The Case of Arturo Schomburg

The Race, Gender, and Representation in the Africana World series presents: Dr. Vanessa Valdés, Director of the Black Studies Program and Associate Professor...

February 14, 2020 12:15 p.m.

January 17 - February 15, 2020