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Upcoming Events

25 May
Letting Your Emotions Interfere with Eating: Life Solutions Webinar

How many times do you eat simply because you are bored or need comfort? We often tend to not even notice why we are eating and many times it's not because we...

May 25, 2019
28 May
Lunchtime Create Break: Upcycled Yard Sculpture

When the semester ends, it's time to take a deep breath and relax a little. At the Center for Creativity, we'd like to thank our Pitt faculty and staff for a...

28 May
Syllabus Construction: Foundations

Putting together a syllabus for the first time can be a daunting task. In this workshop, we cover the basic components of a syllabus, as well as practical...

May 28, 2019 1:30 p.m.
29 May
Picnics on the Patio

Join Pitt Dining for a picnic on the Towers patio every Wednesday this summer! The picnics will feature a special menu item each week, along with all your...

29 May
Updates in CAR T for Cancer: Solid Tumors on the Horizon?

Carl H. June, MD, a leader in the fields of cellular immunology and immunotherapy, will present the 2019 Bernard Fisher Lecture on Wednesday, May 29, in...

May 29, 2019 3:30 p.m.
30 May
Developing a Lesson Plan

Whether it’s scribbled on the back of a napkin or filed in a formal record of course instruction, planning ahead for a class session makes for a more...

May 30, 2019 1:00 p.m.
31 May
Provost's Office Hours

Provost Ann Cudd is holding monthly office hours for all faculty, staff, and students. She invites you to use this forum as an opportunity to meet with her...

May 31, 2019 10:30 a.m.
31 May
Community Center Evacuation Exercise

The Department of Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Management, and the University of Pittsburgh Police will hold a building evacuation drill at...

31 May
Investor 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...

01 Jun
Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections: Life Solutions Webinar

You get upsetting news and suddenly feel sick to your stomach. You're nervous about a big meeting and you begin to sweat, your heart races. Examples of the...

June 01, 2019
03 Jun
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 include: building...

03 Jun
Recalling Our Old Memories: Epigenetic Maintenance in Human T Cells

The Aging Institute of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh presents a Special Aging Research Seminar with guest speaker, Hossam A. Abdelsamed, PhD. Dr....

03 Jun
Dissertation Defense:  David Colaço

History and Philosophy of Science PhD Defense: An Investigation of Scientific Phenomena Committee: Edouard Machery, Director Mazviita Chirimuuta Kenneth...

June 03, 2019 2:20 p.m.
04 Jun
One-Day Law School for Journalists

The challenge of reporting on the legal system without a law degree can be daunting. This free one-day intensive program on the court system supports...

04 Jun
Open Forum: Senior Vice Chancellor Search

The search has begun for the next Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of...

05 Jun
John Taylor's Dissertation Defense

PhD candidate John Taylor will defend his dissertation, "The Interstate Logic: How Networks Change the Cinematic Representation of Time and Space"

June 05, 2019 12:00 p.m.
06 Jun
PhD Defense: Zeynep Yasemin Kalender

Title: Investigating Female and Male Students' Motivational Characteristics and Performance in Introductory Physics

June 06, 2019 10:00 a.m.
06 Jun
Lunchtime Create Break: Pop-Up Cards

When the semester ends, it's time to take a deep breath and relax a little. At the Center for Creativity, we'd like to thank our Pitt faculty and staff for a...

06 Jun
Active Learning with Top Hat

No prior knowledge is required to attend this workshop, but you should be able to log in to the Pitt Portal (https://my.pitt.edu) with your Pitt username and...

June 06, 2019 2:00 p.m.
06 Jun
Reflections Lecture by Dean Donald Burke

Dean Donald S. Burke will share reflections on his 13-year tenure as dean. The longest-serving dean in the school's history, Burke will step down on July 1,...

07 Jun
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...

June 07, 2019 7:30 a.m.
08 Jun
Taking Back Motherhood: An Art Exhibition Celebrating Women's Health Activism

Celebrating women, motherhood, and artistic expression, Pitt Public Health is pleased to support the Jewish Healthcare Foundation’s Women’s Health Activist...

June 08, 2019 6:00 p.m.
10 Jun
Faculty and Staff Info Sessions at the CEC

University of Pittsburgh Faculty and Staff are invited to learn about engaging their teaching and research with the community through Pitt’s Community...

11 Jun
Equally Prepared: Financial Planning for the LGBT Community: TIAA Live Webinar

You can learn about the specific challenges faced by the LGBT community—both financial and legislative even with the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality...

June 11, 2019 12:00 p.m.
11 Jun
Lunchtime Create Break: Upcycled Yard Sculpture

When the semester ends, it's time to take a deep breath and relax a little. At the Center for Creativity, we'd like to thank our Pitt faculty and staff for a...