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06 Jun
Students on Pitt campus

In today's workplace, employers have a large pool of talent to select from when hiring. But this variety brings unique challenges of its own when it comes to...

June 06, 2020
Virtual Event
08 Jun
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator for Diagrams

This introductory course is intended for novice or infrequent users of Adobe Illustrator or similar programs. Basic techniques that aid in composing...

June 08, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jun
Introduction to Canvas | Part 1

Getting Started Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This introductory training focuses primarily on the global functions of Canvas...

June 08, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Jun
photo of coffee and paint palette

Tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to chat and work alongside other...

June 08, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jun
Microaggression: Recognizing and Challenging a Subtle Form of Bias: Virtual FSDP Workshop

What are microaggressions? How can they harm individual members of the University community? Participants in this workshop will gain a better understanding...

June 09, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jun
Advanced PowerPoint For Presentations

This hands-on workshop demonstrates ways to incorporate design, images, videos, and transitions into your PowerPoint presentations. We will discuss...

June 09, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jun
DocuSign Basics: Gather e-Signatures and Manage Document Workflow

Attend this hands-on introductory session to learn how to electronically send, sign, and manage documents using the University's eSignature Service (DocuSign).

June 09, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jun
Cathedral

Attend this hands-on introductory session to learn how to electronically send, sign, and manage documents using the University's eSignature Service...

June 09, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jun
Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week - BINGO!

Calling all BINGO enthusiasts! Join us for some virtual Bingo fun with your fellow Pitt coworkers! We will hold three rounds of bingo over the course of...

June 09, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jun
Introduction to Canvas | Part 2

Adding, Organizing and Sharing Content How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help out to organize and present your course content? This...

June 09, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Jun
Inter-Faith Forward: Building New Bridges Together

Join Emiola Jay Oriola, Program Manager for the Office of Interfaith, and his guests Nathaniel Carter, Founder and Director of This Generation Connect; Dr....

June 09, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
campus

What are the differences between transactional and transformational partnerships? How can your unit build mutually beneficial and long-lasting relationships...

June 10, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Kid's Clubhouse - Story Time Online!

Introduce children to the love of books and language with Kid's Clubhouse Story Time. Children and caregivers can enjoy stories read by our very own Pitt...

June 10, 2020 9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Writing Assignments: Design, Assessment, and Feedback

This workshop will help participants identify characteristics of an effective writing assignment, design grading criteria and rubrics, assess writing...

June 10, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
"Race, Police and Unarmed Civilian Deaths: What can be done?"

Law and Racial Justice #CRSPcast, a conversation with David Harris, JD, LL.M, Sally-Ann Semenko Endowed Chair and Professor, University of Pittsburgh School...

June 10, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Heinz Chapel

All are welcome to join us for the second installment of our town hall series – This Is Not Normal: Allyship and Advocacy in the Age of COVID-19 – that focus...

June 10, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Pitt IT Partners Meeting

Please join Pitt Information Technology for our next virtual IT Partners meeting. We look forward to this opportunity to share several important updates and...

June 10, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Summer Sun Basics (Virtual Lunch and Learn)

Summer is a wonderful time to plan outdoor activities, but learning how to stay safe in the sun will make your summer days even more enjoyable. Learn some...

June 10, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Tips and Resources for Managing Your Career: Virtual FSDP Workshop

This workshop offers participants tips for taking personal responsibility for their careers. Topics include understanding personal strengths and transferable...

June 10, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
MolBio Hands-On Follow Up Session

Every Wednesday after a workshop, a follow up session (1 pm - 3 pm) will review the hands-on exercise questions distributed during the workshop. We will...

June 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Cathedral

Brand briefings are 20-30 minute Zoom presentations about the branding initiative including the research and discovery phase, as well as our brand drivers...

June 10, 2020 1:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Becoming a Grading Guru: Effective Grading and Feedback

Grading, with some instructor planning, yields information that both students and instructors can use to improve student learning. This workshop will...

June 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Introduction to Canvas | Part 3

Assignments, Quizzes, and Grading How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help you assess your students both online and off? This training...

June 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Jun
Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week - TRIVIA NIGHT!

Join us for a virtual trivia night via Kahoot! We will be playing two rounds that will have approximately 50 questions each, and both games combined will...

June 10, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
11 Jun
Painless PubMed

The National Library of Medicine is continuing to develop features in the new PubMed site, anticipated to replace the current PubMed in late spring...

June 11, 2020 8:00 a.m.
Virtual Event