Events Calendar

University Times Events

September 19 - October 18, 2019

Thursday, September 19

19 Sep
Funding College: 5 Steps Every Family Can Use to Build a Successful Plan: Life Solutions Webinar

When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts and families need a simple process to follow. In this terrific webinar, college expert Dan Bisig...

September 19, 2019
19 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 19, 2019 7:00 a.m.
19 Sep
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – All Job types

This instructor-led session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, from the comfort of your desk. The...

September 19, 2019 9:00 a.m.
19 Sep
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

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 19, 2019 9:30 a.m.
19 Sep
Flu Shot Clinic - Titusville

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...

19 Sep
Are You Using Retracted Information?

Do you worry about citing or using journal articles that have been retracted? Do you ever wonder how prevalent misconduct, data fabrication, or plagiarism is...

19 Sep
Pitt-Greensburg Majors Fair

Stop by Chambers Hall Gymnasium to chat with faculty and staff about the majors, minors, and certificate programs at the 2019 Pitt-Greensburg Majors Fair....

September 19, 2019 11:00 a.m.
19 Sep
An Introduction to Alternative Investments: Real Estate: TIAA Live Webinar

Learn about the role of real estate investments in a retirement portfolio and an introduction to the TIAA Real Estate Account. Learn more about TIAA live...

September 19, 2019 12:00 p.m.
19 Sep
Modes of Reading in Copyright's Infringement Analysis

Join the Humanities Center at our Thursday colloquia. We're having Zahr Said, from the University of Washington, to discuss her written work, prepared...

September 19, 2019 12:30 p.m.
19 Sep
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...

19 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 19, 2019 2:00 p.m.
19 Sep
Instructional Multimedia: Panopto

Using video to teach can promote self-paced mastery learning for your students and reduce the number of times you must cover the same content. Panopto...

September 19, 2019 2:00 p.m.
19 Sep
Healthy Numbers: Integrating Healthcare into Your Retirement Plan: TIAA Live Webinar

You can learn and plan for the cost of healthcare in retirement, including supplemental insurance, and the real benefits and costs of Medicare. Learn more...

September 19, 2019 3:00 p.m.
19 Sep
The Task of the Jury Instructor: Copyright Litigation Viewed Through Translation Theory

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law Presents: "A Conversation with Zahr Said". Professor Zahr Said is a Professor of Law at the University of...

19 Sep
Be A Good Neighbor Oakland Block Parties

Be A Good Neighbor block parties are back! Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. That's why we're hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall so you...

September 19, 2019 5:30 p.m.
19 Sep
Big Idea Kickoff

"I" isn't just for Innovation...it's for ICECREAM. Make your dream ice cream sundae while learning about Pitt's innovation & entrepreneurial ecosystem! Learn...

September 19, 2019 5:30 p.m.
19 Sep
Pittsburgh Film and Media Colloquium (PFMC): "Critical Making" a Pedagogical Roundtable

Featuring: Dana Och (Department of English; Film and Media Studies Program) Ali Patterson (Composition Program; Film and Media Studies Program) Zach...

September 19, 2019 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 20

20 Sep
Funding College: 5 Steps Every Family Can Use to Build a Successful Plan: Life Solutions Webinar

When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts and families need a simple process to follow. In this terrific webinar, college expert Dan Bisig...

September 20, 2019
20 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 20, 2019 7:00 a.m.
20 Sep
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...

September 20, 2019 7:30 a.m.
20 Sep
35th Anniversary of the Pitt Men's Study

Join IDM to commemorate this NIH-funded study that has been ongoing in Pittsburgh since 1984, following approximately 3000 men to gather information on the...

20 Sep
Pittsburgh Global Town Hall - Climate, Gender and Sustainability: From Local Activism to Global Reform

The European Studies Center and the Global Studies Center with the support of the Office of the Provost and in partnership with Global Voice and the Workable...

September 20, 2019 9:00 a.m.
20 Sep
Religion, Saints, and Sex: A Symposium in Honor of Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski

Presenters: Gabriella Baika (Florida Institute of Technology), “The Wrath of Agobard of Lyon and Its Cosmic Implications” Daisy Delogu (University of...

September 20, 2019 9:30 a.m.
20 Sep
3rd Annual Pitt PARK(ing) Day

Today, it’s just a parking space.... But what could it be? Every September, people around the world turn metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces for...

September 20, 2019 10:00 a.m.
20 Sep
Flu Shot Clinic - Titusville

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...

20 Sep
Teaching Effectively with and without PowerPoint

PowerPoint is used in a majority of classrooms on campus today, but it is not often used to enhance the quality and effectiveness of teaching. In this...

September 20, 2019 10:00 a.m.
20 Sep
Engaging Hard to Reach Communities in Research through Community Resident Research Teams

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), the Center for Health Equity invites all students, faculty, staff, and community members...

20 Sep
Faculty Event Explores Incorporating Books on Mental Illness into Courses

An interactive event on Friday, Sept. 20, from noon to 1 p.m., at the University Store on Fifth will explore interesting and practical ways faculty can...

September 20, 2019 12:00 p.m.
20 Sep
Mentoring Academy | First Session

Introduction to Mentor Training and Maintaining Effective Communication This session will launch the fall sessions for the Mentoring Academy. The first of...

September 20, 2019 12:00 p.m.
20 Sep
Introduction to ArcGIS

This workshop will familiarize you with some of the basic concepts and features of ArcGIS and some fundamentals of GIS mapping and analysis. You will work...

20 Sep
Let's Talk Africa: African Languages in Colleges and Universities

Professor Antonia Schleicher serves as the Executive Director of both the National Council of Less-Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) and the African...

September 20, 2019 1:00 p.m.
20 Sep
Award-winning Sports Historian Rob Ruck Talks Football

Discover how a tiny Pacific archipelago is producing more players from Troy Polamalu to Marcus Mariota for the NFL than anywhere else in the world on Friday,...

September 20, 2019 2:00 p.m.
20 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 20, 2019 2:00 p.m.
20 Sep
Designing and Implementing a Stress and Coping Intervention with Latino Immigrants in a Nontraditional Migration Area

Sponsored by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute and Pitt Year of Diversity, speakers Dr. Farrah Jacquez and Dr. Lisa M. Vaughn will discuss designing and...

September 20, 2019 2:30 p.m.
20 Sep
Brand Briefings

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

September 20, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 21

21 Sep
Funding College: 5 Steps Every Family Can Use to Build a Successful Plan: Life Solutions Webinar

When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts and families need a simple process to follow. In this terrific webinar, college expert Dan Bisig...

September 21, 2019
21 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 21, 2019 9:30 a.m.
21 Sep
Pitt-Johnstown Open House

Pitt-Johnstown Admissions welcomes you to our Open House Program. This is a great opportunity for students and their families to visit and tour campus, and...

September 21, 2019 9:30 a.m.
21 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 21, 2019 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 22

22 Sep
Funding College: 5 Steps Every Family Can Use to Build a Successful Plan: Life Solutions Webinar

When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts and families need a simple process to follow. In this terrific webinar, college expert Dan Bisig...

September 22, 2019
22 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 22, 2019 11:00 a.m.
22 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 22, 2019 2:00 p.m.
22 Sep
Chinese Committee Scholarship Dinner

A benefit dinner for the Chinese Nationality Room Committee Scholarship. Contact Committee Chair Dewi Wong at dewiwong@hotmail.com for details and to RSVP.

September 22, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Monday, September 23

23 Sep
Funding College: 5 Steps Every Family Can Use to Build a Successful Plan: Life Solutions Webinar

When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts and families need a simple process to follow. In this terrific webinar, college expert Dan Bisig...

September 23, 2019
23 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 23, 2019 7:00 a.m.
23 Sep
400 Years of Inequality: Achieving Redemption, Reconciliation and Equity Today

As this nation marks a full 400 hundred years of inequality since 1619 when the first enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown, we invite our community to join...

September 23, 2019 8:30 a.m.
23 Sep
Active Learning with Top Hat

Top Hat's student engagement software is now available for all faculty and students at Pitt to use free of charge. This workshop serves as an introduction to...

September 23, 2019 10:00 a.m.
23 Sep
Supreme Court Commission on Judicial Independence

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law will serve as a remote location, participating via livestream. Supreme Court Justice Max Baer will serve as a...

September 23, 2019 10:00 a.m.
23 Sep
SSW Research Break: Sexual Health Communication and Dating Apps: Black Men Who Have Sex With Men

Presenter: Jacob Gordon Research Breaks promote a robust intellectual community by providing the opportunity to share works in progress and expertise. For...

September 23, 2019 12:00 p.m.
23 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 23, 2019 2:00 p.m.
23 Sep
SAFE Self-Defense Training

Self Defense Awareness Familiarization Exchange (SAFE) is a crime-victim prevention and awareness program sponsored by the National Self-Defense Institute,...

September 23, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 24

24 Sep
Funding College: 5 Steps Every Family Can Use to Build a Successful Plan: Life Solutions Webinar

When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts and families need a simple process to follow. In this terrific webinar, college expert Dan Bisig...

September 24, 2019
24 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 24, 2019 7:00 a.m.
24 Sep
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

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 24, 2019 9:30 a.m.
24 Sep
Basic EndNote

Interested in EndNote but don’t know where to begin? This hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your references, as well...

24 Sep
Gradescope: Scoring Assignments

Gradescope is a system to help you grade and return assignments in less time. Gradescope will help you organize and grade hand-written assignments, or other...

September 24, 2019 10:00 a.m.
24 Sep
Pitt Communities Open House

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to join us for an open house showcasing all Pitt staff & faculty affinity groups, newly renamed Pitt...

September 24, 2019 11:00 a.m.
24 Sep
Celebration of Faculty Scholarship and Service

Pitt-Greensburg will celebrate the scholarship and service of its faculty at this event hosted by Millstein Library and Dr. Robert Gregerson, Pitt-Greensburg...

September 24, 2019 11:30 a.m.
24 Sep
Banned Books Week 2019

To highlight the value of access to information, by focusing on the freedom to seek and express ideas. Wednesday, September 18th | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM ...

September 24, 2019 12:00 p.m.
24 Sep
Women’s Task Force  Climate Survey Report

Kara Bernstein, PhD will present her talk as part of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series. Kara Bernstein,...

24 Sep
How to submit an Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) application

The purpose of this workshop is to familiarize users with the online IBC review process and build or complete a protocol application. All attendees must have...

September 24, 2019 1:00 p.m.
24 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 24, 2019 2:00 p.m.
24 Sep
From Protocol to Publication: Selecting the Right Reporting Guideline for Your Paper, Study, or Article

Using the appropriate reporting guideline can simplify the writing process and improve chances of acceptance, whether it is a class assignment, a grant, or a...

24 Sep
360 Degree Video Workshop: The Open Lab @ Hillman

In this hands-on workshop, participants learn to create 360° videos. Upon completing the first hour of the workshop, participants are authorized to...

September 24, 2019 2:30 p.m.
24 Sep
The Pan American Health Organization in Cuba: The Island's Public Health System and International Partnerships

Join GSPIA's Ford Institute for Human Security and Global Links in welcoming Dr. Duniesky Cintra Cala and Justo Manuel Cardenas Rodriguez to present their...

September 24, 2019 2:30 p.m.
24 Sep
Bound & UnBound: A New Leaf

Make your very own journal to record the adventures of a new academic year! Learn some simple stitch binding techniques, try out a tabletop letterpress, and...

24 Sep
Virginia Woolf, the Anthropocene, and the Shock of the Known

Join the Humanities Center for a lecture from our Early Career Fellow Allen MacDuffie (University of Texas, English). MacDuffie argues that Virginia...

September 24, 2019 4:00 p.m.
24 Sep
Start Smart Seminars:

Start Smart is a series of legal education seminars for entrepreneurs. It is year-round, free, and open to the public. It is hosted by the University of...

September 24, 2019 5:00 p.m.
24 Sep
Zotero: Citations Made Easy

Learn how to use Zotero, a free program to help manage your research and create in-text citations and bibliographies. Laptop owners: If you have a laptop...

September 24, 2019 5:00 p.m.
24 Sep
Poena par sapientia: Tommy John Surgery and Modern Sports Medicine

Walton Schalick, III, MD, PhD Medical Director and Physician Supervisor Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation University of Wisconsin C.F. Reynolds...

September 24, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 25

25 Sep
Funding College: 5 Steps Every Family Can Use to Build a Successful Plan: Life Solutions Webinar

When it comes to paying for college, every dollar counts and families need a simple process to follow. In this terrific webinar, college expert Dan Bisig...

September 25, 2019
25 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 25, 2019 7:00 a.m.
25 Sep
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Part-Time Faculty

This in-person session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, with the help of a training specialist....

September 25, 2019 9:00 a.m.
25 Sep
Pathway Enrichment Analysis--IPA & MetaCore

This is a 4-hour workshop. The morning session (10am - 12pm) provides a brief overview of bioinformatics concepts and software used for interpreting a gene...

25 Sep
ClinicalTrials.gov: Background, Requirements & Process

This session will provide an overview of the regulations and policies governing the online registration of clinical trials and results on the...

September 25, 2019 12:00 p.m.
25 Sep
Vinyl Stickers with The Open Lab @ Hillman

In this hands-on workshop, participants learn to create vinyl stickers or other precisely cut items using Silhouette Studio software and a Silhouette Cameo 3...

September 25, 2019 12:00 p.m.
25 Sep
Finding Funding

The University of Pittsburgh subscribes to Pivot, a comprehensive source for funding information that provides timely updates and recommendations tailored to...

25 Sep
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Part-Time Faculty

This virtual session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, with the help of a training specialist. The...

September 25, 2019 1:00 p.m.
25 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 25, 2019 2:00 p.m.
25 Sep
Qualtrics: Creating and Distributing Basic Surveys

All Pitt faculty and staff have free unlimited access to Qualtrics, a tool for easily creating sophisticated, anonymous online surveys. These surveys can be...

September 25, 2019 2:00 p.m.
25 Sep
The Pan American Health Organization in Cuba: the Island's Public Health System and International Partnerships

Join GSPIA's Ford Institute for Human Security, Global Links and Pitt Public Health in welcoming Dr. Duniesky Cintra Cala and Justo Manuel Cardenas Rodriguez...

September 25, 2019 2:00 p.m.
25 Sep
Know Your K: Writing a Successful Career Development Award Application

This workshop explores the range of K Award options available, provides an overview of the K Award application process and review criteria, and includes a...

25 Sep
Millie's Homemade Ice Cream Grand Opening

Join us at the University Store on Fifth for our grand opening celebration! Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 3PM – 5PM Free samples while supplies last

September 25, 2019 3:00 p.m.
25 Sep
Faculty Book Talk: Calum Matheson

Calum Matheson Desiring the Bomb: Communication, Psychoanalysis, and the Atomic Age The Library invites you to join Pitt faculty authors from various...

September 25, 2019 4:30 p.m.
25 Sep
Martin Kavka: "What Skills Does the Study of Jewish Philosophy Provide?"

A constant theme in the scholarship within Jewish philosophy has been the difficulty of defining the very phrase "Jewish philosophy." Is there such a thing?...

September 25, 2019 5:00 p.m.
25 Sep
Mendeley Basics Workshop

Each training session will cover creating an account, searching resources and exporting citations, organizing citations, attaching files to citations,...

September 25, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 26

26 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 26, 2019 7:00 a.m.
26 Sep
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

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, 2019 9:30 a.m.
26 Sep
Nursing Student Association Blood Drive

Nurses are superheroes every day. Power up by donating blood. Making an appointment ensures that you'll be seen in a timely manner. To make an...

September 26, 2019 11:00 a.m.
26 Sep
Banned Books Week 2019

To highlight the value of access to information, by focusing on the freedom to seek and express ideas. Wednesday, September 18th | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM ...

September 26, 2019 12:00 p.m.
26 Sep
IRB 101 for Expedited Studies

This session will provide new researchers with the basic skills to manage a study that will be submitted for expedited review. Attendees will learn about...

September 26, 2019 12:00 p.m.
26 Sep
Susan S. Kuo, M.S. Dissertation Defense

DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROGENETICS OF CORTICAL THICKNESS AND CORTICAL SURFACE AREA IN SCHIZOPHRENIA: A MULTIPLEX EXTENDED PEDIGREE STUDY Peak age of onset for...

26 Sep
Systemic Dramaturgy

Join the Humanities Center at our Thursday colloquia. We're having Mike Sell (IUP, English) and Michael Chemers (UC-Santa Cruz, Theater Arts) to discuss...

September 26, 2019 12:30 p.m.
26 Sep
"PUSHOUT" Film Screening & Discussion Panel

Join us at the film screening of PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, a documentary film by Monique W. Morris, Ed.D. and Women in the Room...

September 26, 2019 1:00 p.m.
26 Sep
Helping Advisors Help Students Navigate Disability Resources and Services (DRS)

Join this workshop for insights into how advisors and mentors can assist students in navigating the DRS office and processes. Learn more about the Americans...

September 26, 2019 1:00 p.m.
26 Sep
Teaching Inclusively

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

September 26, 2019 1:00 p.m.
26 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 26, 2019 2:00 p.m.
26 Sep
Jewelry Making with The Open Lab @ Hillman

During this interactive workshop, participants learn to create their own unisex jewelry and use a color wheel to find combinations to make their creations...

September 26, 2019 2:30 p.m.
26 Sep
Hispanic Discussion Round Tables

The Hispanic Discussion Roundtables is an event to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the University of Pittsburgh (September 15-October 15, 2019). Join...

26 Sep
ID Grand Rounds - David Lee Thomas, MD, MPH "Global Elimination of Hepatitis"

Join Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds for special guest Dr. David Lee Thomas' presentation. Dr. Thomas is currently the Director in the Divison of Infectious...

September 26, 2019 4:00 p.m.
26 Sep
Banned Books Week 2019

To highlight the value of access to information, by focusing on the freedom to seek and express ideas. Wednesday, September 18th | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM ...

September 26, 2019 4:30 p.m.
26 Sep
How to Wait: Temporal Narratives of Medicalized Gender Transition

The Medical Humanities welcome Victoria Pitts-Taylor (Wesleyan, Sociology) for a lecture. Victoria Pitts-Taylor studies how the body is understood and...

September 26, 2019 5:00 p.m.
26 Sep
Be A Good Neighbor Oakland Block Parties

Be A Good Neighbor block parties are back! Oakland is a neighborhood of neighborhoods. That's why we're hosting 6 block parties throughout the fall so you...

September 26, 2019 5:30 p.m.
26 Sep
Fall Fashion Show

Join Maggie & Stella's, the Pitt Shop, and the University Store on Fifth for the 3rd Annual Fall Fashion Show presented by the University of Pittsburgh's...

26 Sep
Kirsten Valdez Quade: Reading and Conversation with the winner of the 2019/20 Fred R. Brown Literary Award

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents a reading by and conversation with fiction writer Kirstin Valdez Quade, winner of the Fred R. Brown Literary...

September 26, 2019 7:30 p.m.

Friday, September 27

27 Sep
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

27 Sep
Limits of Cinema/Cinema Limited?

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27: Screening Event (in collaboration with the Pittsburgh Film and Media Colloquium) - Bastard Film Encounter with Skip Elsheimer SATURDAY,...

27 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 27, 2019 7:00 a.m.
27 Sep
Pitt-Greensburg Golf Outing presented by Elliott Group

Gather your colleagues, classmates, friends, and family to compete on a championship course while having some fun in support of Pitt-Greensburg. The 20th...

September 27, 2019 9:00 a.m.
27 Sep
Global Brew - Latin & South America

Drop by the new Pitt Global Hub for a cup of coffee or espresso from Latin and South America in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month! Learn about where your...

September 27, 2019 9:30 a.m.
27 Sep
Walkshop: Pedagogy and Architecture at Pitt

This walking workshop is designed to help instructors consider opportunities to include the physical space of our campus in your learning activities. With a...

27 Sep
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...

27 Sep
Beyond Beginner Workshop: Getting Going with Pandas in Python

In this workshop, attendees will work at their own pace to learn basic data science tasks in Pandas. Pandas is a fantastic Python package which provides data...

27 Sep
Creating Web Archives with Webrecorder

Online content is prone to ephemerality. Many of us have had the experience of attempting to access a website only to find that links are broken, content or...

27 Sep
Adam Brode PhD defense

Pride of Place: Interethnic Relations and Urban Space in Riga 1918-1939

27 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 27, 2019 2:00 p.m.
27 Sep
From Hurricane Maria to the Political Summer Storm of 2019: Political Summer Storm of 2019: Puerto Rico at a Cross Road

For many years Puerto Ricans have been enduring a humanitarian crisis caused by the coalescing of the destruction caused by hurricane María and the austerity...

September 27, 2019 6:00 p.m.
27 Sep
Salsa Date Night!

Come and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Department of Medicine's Office of Diveristy and Inclusion at our first annual Salsa Date Night on...

September 27, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 28

28 Sep
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

28 Sep
From Hurricane Maria to the Political Summer Storm of 2019: Political Summer Storm of 2019: Puerto Rico at a Cross Road

For many years Puerto Ricans have been enduring a humanitarian crisis caused by the coalescing of the destruction caused by hurricane María and the austerity...

September 28, 2019 9:00 a.m.
28 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 28, 2019 9:30 a.m.
28 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 28, 2019 2:00 p.m.
28 Sep
Craig Karges: Experience the Extraordinary

Craig Karges is known for his unusual mental feats involving extraordinary phenomena to millions of television viewers on The Tonight Show, Fox News, CNN...

Sunday, September 29

29 Sep
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

29 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 29, 2019 11:00 a.m.
29 Sep
Austrian Scholarship Presentation

The Austrian Nationality Room Committee invites the public to share in learning about Danielle Schomer's and Manasi Thirumoorthi's studies this past summer,...

29 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 29, 2019 2:00 p.m.
29 Sep
Sunday Stanza: Blackouts & Cutups

Sources for poetry are all around us: newspaper articles, scientific and law journals, junk mail, comments sections.... Explore two forms of found poetry in...

Monday, September 30

30 Sep
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

30 Sep
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

September 30, 2019 7:00 a.m.
30 Sep
Fire Safety Day

The University of Pittsburgh will be hosting the 28th Annual Fire Safety Day in support of the Senate Resolution 105 recognizing Campus Fire Safety Month and...

September 30, 2019 11:00 a.m.
30 Sep
Fall Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month! Food insecurity is a reality for many people throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. In Oakland, both our community neighbors...

September 30, 2019 2:00 p.m.
30 Sep
Finding Funding

The University of Pittsburgh subscribes to Pivot, a comprehensive source for funding information that provides timely updates and recommendations tailored to...

30 Sep
Dissertation Defense: La Li

Cellular and Molecular Pathology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Mechanism of Blast Trauma-Induced Heterotopic Ossification: Role of Muscle Trauma Advisor:...

September 30, 2019 2:30 p.m.
30 Sep
Nostalgia for the Future

A film on Indian modernity, the making of the citizen and the architecture of the home. Followed by a Q&A with director Avijit Mukul Kishore. Nostalgia for...

September 30, 2019 4:15 p.m.
30 Sep
Tyrone Williams and Julie Patton

Reading and conversation with Tyrone Williams, literary scholar and author of six collections of poetry, and Julie Patton, poet, composer, performer,...

September 30, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 1

01 Oct
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

01 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

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 01, 2019 9:30 a.m.
01 Oct
Top Hat: Beyond Classroom Polling

For instructors already familiar with Top Hat's most commonly used student polling features, we will explore Top Hat's other features. Using Top Hat,...

October 01, 2019 10:00 a.m.
01 Oct
In vitro Spermatogenesis in Testicular Tissue Culture

As part of the McGowan Institute Injury, Repair and Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series, Dr. Kyle Orwig & Kien Tran will present their talk titled, 'In...

October 01, 2019 11:30 a.m.
01 Oct
A Multi-Modular Approach to Accelerate Liver Regeneration

As part of the PLRC Seminar Series, Dr, Valerie Gouon-Evans, Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University, will present on, "A multi-modular approach...

October 01, 2019 12:00 p.m.
01 Oct
Campus Safety Crawl

Please join us for the 2019 University of Pittsburgh Staff Council Safety Crawl on Tuesday, October 1. The goal of the Safety Crawl is to proactively monitor...

01 Oct
Jennifer Golden, PhD: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar Series

Topic: Developing chemical transformations and heterocycles to advance anti-infective drug discovery.

October 01, 2019 12:00 p.m.
01 Oct
Green Certified Brown Bag: Green Events and Zero Waste

Expand your knowledge of planning Green Certified events, composting on campus, and zero waste events. The Office of PittServes, the Student Office of...

October 01, 2019 12:15 p.m.
01 Oct
Encouraging Student Participation

Few things are less comfortable than asking a question and seeing a classroom full of blank faces staring back at you in silence. In this workshop, we cover...

October 01, 2019 1:00 p.m.
01 Oct
Responsibly Reusing Data

Need to find a dataset to act as a control for your study? Or do you want to reuse open access data? This workshop offers tips for locating and citing data,...

01 Oct
3D Printing Workshop: The Open Lab @ Hillman

During this interactive workshop, participants learn the basics of 3D printing by examining current technologies, using online resources to find and generate...

October 01, 2019 2:30 p.m.
01 Oct
When Researchers Invite Communities to Dance: A Story about Preventing Sexual Violence

Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, Edmund R. McCluskey Professor of Pediatric Medical Education, professor of pediatrics, School of Medicine; professor of behavioral...

October 01, 2019 4:00 p.m.
01 Oct
The American Experience Distinguished Lecture

The University of Pittsburgh and Dick Thornburgh, Pennsylvania's 41st Governor invite you to: The American Experience Distinguished Lecture...

Wednesday, October 2

02 Oct
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

02 Oct
Bulk RNA-Seq

This is a 4-hour workshop on the techniques, platforms, and methods used in analyzing bulk RNA-Seq data. The morning session (10am - 12pm) starts with a...

02 Oct
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...

October 02, 2019 10:00 a.m.
02 Oct
Co-lab: Tyrone Williams and Julie Patton share work in progress

Includes responses from students in the course Studio in African American Poetry and Poetics.

October 02, 2019 6:00 p.m.
02 Oct
"My Butch Career: A Memoir"

Pioneering LGBTQ Studies Scholar Esther Newton, Professor Emerita of Anthropology and Kempner Distinguished Research Professor, SUNY Purchase, will read from...

02 Oct
LAB 1: Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights

Gertrude Stein's "Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights" is about a doctor selling his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge.

October 02, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 3

03 Oct
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

03 Oct
Flu Shot Clinic - Greensburg

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...

03 Oct
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – All Job types

This instructor-led session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, from the comfort of your desk. The...

03 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

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, 2019 9:30 a.m.
03 Oct
Colloquium with Tyrone Williams

"Identity, Politics, New Criticism and the Civil Rights Movement," with responses by Charles Legere and Lauren Russell, presented by the Humanities Center in...

03 Oct
Identity Politics, New Criticism and the Civil Rights Movement

Join the Humanities Center at our Thursday colloquia. We're having Tyrone Williams (Xavier, English) to discuss his written work, prepared responses by...

October 03, 2019 12:30 p.m.
03 Oct
Qualtrics: Creating Advanced Surveys, Interactive Content and Reports

For users who are already familiar with the basic features of the Qualtrics Online Survey platform, this workshop will introduce more advanced features that...

October 03, 2019 2:00 p.m.
03 Oct
"Free to... Be Black as Hell": Black Feminist Pedagogies and Writing Lives in the Makings of 21st Century Freedoms

DBLAC's Inaugural Geneva Smitherman Black Life and Culture Lecture Co-sponsored by Pitt Education's Center for Urban Education, Communication (Agora Lecture...

03 Oct
Insights and Images: Computational and Neuroimaging Studies of Mental Health in Older Adults

Howard J. Aizenstein, MD, PhD, Charles F. Reynolds III and Ellen G. Detlefsen Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry, professor of psychiatry, School of Medicine;...

03 Oct
Ring It On!

Pre-registration required: register here Ever wanted to learn a new musical instrument, but never had the time or experience? Well, now you can, and it's...

03 Oct
LAB 1: Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights

Gertrude Stein's "Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights" is about a doctor selling his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge.

October 03, 2019 8:00 p.m.
03 Oct
next to normal

next to normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family. Traumatized by the death of her infant son from an undiagnosed intestinal obstruction, Diana has...

October 03, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Friday, October 4

04 Oct
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

04 Oct
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 04, 2019 7:30 a.m.
04 Oct
Emerging Latinx Communities Reading and Publishing Group

Discussion and networking with the Center for Health Equity in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15). All are welcome.

October 04, 2019 10:30 a.m.
04 Oct
Selective Modulation of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Function in Alzheimer’s Disease

Amantha Thathiah, PhD, assistant professor of neurobiology, School of Medicine, will present the next SVC lecture on Friday, Oct. 4, at noon, in BST S100A....

October 04, 2019 12:00 p.m.
04 Oct
A Beginner’s Introduction to Web-scraping

What is web-scraping, and why is everyone talking about it? This workshop will discuss the fundamentals of automating the retrieval of data from web sources,...

04 Oct
Office Hours For Innovators & Entrepreneurs at LifeXLabs

LifeX Labs offers innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to consult with experienced and trusted service providers at no cost. These 30-minute meetings...

04 Oct
Brand Briefings

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

October 04, 2019 2:00 p.m.
04 Oct
Judaism, Nazism and Antisemitism in Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud

5th Annual Karl Stern Lecture Judaism, Nazism, and Anti-Semitism in Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud Professor Daniel Burston, Duquesne Department of...

October 04, 2019 3:00 p.m.
04 Oct
Karen Adolph Collqouium

“Learning to Move and Moving to Learn” Basic manual and locomotor behaviors are foundational for learning and doing in the everyday environment. The...

04 Oct
Pitt-Johnstown Homecoming

Join Pitt-Johnstown students, staff, faculty, alumni, family, and friends for a full slate of fun and activities as Homecoming continues.

October 04, 2019 4:30 p.m.
04 Oct
LAB 1: Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights

Gertrude Stein's "Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights" is about a doctor selling his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge.

October 04, 2019 8:00 p.m.
04 Oct
next to normal

next to normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family. Traumatized by the death of her infant son from an undiagnosed intestinal obstruction, Diana has...

October 04, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 5

05 Oct
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

05 Oct
Pitt-Johnstown Homecoming

Join Pitt-Johnstown students, staff, faculty, alumni, family, and friends for a full slate of fun and activities as Homecoming continues.

October 05, 2019
05 Oct
LAB 1: Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights

Gertrude Stein's "Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights" is about a doctor selling his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge.

October 05, 2019 2:00 p.m.
05 Oct
Pitt Choral Showcase

Hear a free concert of outstanding vocal music performed by Heinz Chapel Choir, Men’s Glee Club, and Women’s Choral Ensemble. Free

October 05, 2019 4:00 p.m.
05 Oct
Dinner Theatre to die for: Murder at the Drac Shack

Come supoport student veterans by attending this event. Enjoy a fun night of dinner theatre and find out who done it. This event is sponsored by Pitt Vets....

October 05, 2019 5:30 p.m.
05 Oct
LAB 1: Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights

Gertrude Stein's "Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights" is about a doctor selling his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge.

October 05, 2019 8:00 p.m.
05 Oct
Music on the Edge: Roger Zahab Portrait Concert

This celebration of Roger Zahab’s remarkable contributions as composer, performer, and teacher will feature cellist David Russell and conductor/pianist Rob...

October 05, 2019 8:00 p.m.
05 Oct
next to normal

next to normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family. Traumatized by the death of her infant son from an undiagnosed intestinal obstruction, Diana has...

October 05, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 6

06 Oct
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

06 Oct
Letterpress Demo Day

Letterpress was the main form of printing text for 500 years, starting from its invention in the 15th century. If you're interested in learning to tell your...

06 Oct
LAB 1: Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights

Gertrude Stein's "Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights" is about a doctor selling his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge.

October 06, 2019 2:00 p.m.
06 Oct
next to normal

next to normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family. Traumatized by the death of her infant son from an undiagnosed intestinal obstruction, Diana has...

October 06, 2019 2:00 p.m.

Monday, October 7

07 Oct
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

07 Oct
Orientation to Research Fundamentals: Basics for Research Coordinators

The two-day CTSI Orientation to Research Fundamentals Program (October 7 - 8) is an intensive workshop which covers the basic concepts required to...

October 07, 2019 8:00 a.m.
07 Oct
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...

07 Oct
SSW Research Break: Older American Adults and Depression: A Zero-Inflated Poisson Regression Model

Presenter: Haeran Song Research Breaks promote a robust intellectual community by providing the opportunity to share works in progress and expertise. For...

October 07, 2019 12:00 p.m.
07 Oct
IRB 101 for Exempt Studies

This session will provide faculty, staff, and students the opportunity to learn about exempt research projects. New federal regulations went into effect last...

October 07, 2019 2:00 p.m.
07 Oct
A Conversation with Poet and Translator Michelle Gil-Montero

Michelle Gil-Montero, Associate Professor of English at Saint Vincent College, is a poet and translator of contemporary Latin American poetry, hybrid-genre...

October 07, 2019 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 8

08 Oct
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

08 Oct
Orientation to Research Fundamentals: Basics for Research Coordinators

The two-day CTSI Orientation to Research Fundamentals Program (October 7 - 8) is an intensive workshop which covers the basic concepts required to...

October 08, 2019 8:00 a.m.
08 Oct
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Part-Time Faculty

This in-person session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, with the help of a training specialist....

October 08, 2019 9:00 a.m.
08 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

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 08, 2019 9:30 a.m.
08 Oct
Developing A Teaching Philosophy Statement

A teaching philosophy statement is a concise, compelling illustration of you as an instructor, a useful exercise in reflexive examination of your teaching,...

October 08, 2019 11:00 a.m.
08 Oct
Spanish Tertulia

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...

October 08, 2019 11:45 a.m.
08 Oct
Flu Shot Clinic - Mechanicsburg

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...

08 Oct
Homecoming Kick Off Event

Start the Homecoming Season off right with the Blue & Gold Society! Meet all of the homecoming court candiates, take a picture with Roc, or sing the fight...

October 08, 2019 12:00 p.m.
08 Oct
Beyond Beginner Workshop: Getting Going with Pandas in Python

In this workshop, attendees will work at their own pace to learn basic data science tasks in Pandas. Pandas is a fantastic Python package which provides data...

08 Oct
Copyright for Scholarly Authors

Have you ever run into copyright questions when publishing your research? Ever needed to use someone else’s figure or image? Wondering what permission is...

October 08, 2019 1:00 p.m.
08 Oct
360 Degree Video Workshop: The Open Lab @ Hillman

In this hands-on workshop, participants learn to create 360° videos. Upon completing the first hour of the workshop, participants are authorized to...

October 08, 2019 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 9

09 Oct
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

09 Oct
Pathway Enrichment Analysis--Open Access Tools

This is a 4-hour workshop. The morning session (10am - 12pm) provides a brief overview of bioinformatics concepts and software used for interpreting a gene...

09 Oct
Artful Wednesdays: Funky Fly Project

Enjoy the funk and contemporary jazz sounds of this local quartet appearing FREE in Nordy's during your lunch break! Free Lunch! No need to sign up, just...

October 09, 2019 12:00 p.m.
09 Oct
Graham Hatfull, PhD: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar Series

Topic: Prospects for phage therapy of mycobacterial infections: opportunities and challenges

October 09, 2019 12:00 p.m.
09 Oct
Inclusive Language Training

This training will offer attendees the opportunity to learn about gender within cultures/systems/interpersonal exchanges. This one-hour training will aim to...

October 09, 2019 12:00 p.m.
09 Oct
ETD Workshop

Learn how to format your thesis or dissertation using the University’s Microsoft Word template. We’ll also cover converting the finished Word document to PDF...

October 09, 2019 1:00 p.m.
09 Oct
Copyright and Your Thesis or Dissertation

What do you need to know about copyright for your thesis or dissertation? Join us for a workshop specifically about copyright and graduate student work....

October 09, 2019 2:00 p.m.
09 Oct
next to normal

next to normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family. Traumatized by the death of her infant son from an undiagnosed intestinal obstruction, Diana has...

October 09, 2019 8:00 p.m.
09 Oct
Open Mic Open Minds

The Pitt Center for Creativity, in partnership with Pitt Active Minds, Pitt’s Mental Wellness Task Force, the University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center, and...

October 09, 2019 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 10

10 Oct
Art Show @ Pitt - Greensburg

The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is intended to showcase the artistic talent of the campus community, as well as the talent of those who live and work in...

10 Oct
Volunteer with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Looking for a way to give back and get involved with the Pitt and Pittsburgh communities? The second Thursday every month is a repackaging and redistribution...

10 Oct
All of Us Research Program

On Thursday, October 10, and Wednesday, October 16, representatives of the All of Us Pennsylvania, in coordination with the University of Pittsburgh, will be...

October 10, 2019 8:00 a.m.
10 Oct
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...

October 10, 2019 9:30 a.m.
10 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

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 10, 2019 9:30 a.m.
10 Oct
Tiepolo, Canova, Degas: The Dancer In and Out of Character

The Humanities Center Visiting Fellow, Christopher Wood (NYU, German) will be giving a Thursday colloquium. His respondents will be Josh Ellenbogen (Pitt,...

October 10, 2019 12:30 p.m.
10 Oct
Demonstrating research impact using citation analysis tools

The session will introduce tools designed to help researchers represent impact of research outputs using citations and other quantitative measures of impact....

October 10, 2019 1:00 p.m.
10 Oct
Change the Subject Film Screening

Join us for a viewing of the documentary Change the Subject, followed by a Q&A. The documentary explores when a group of Dartmouth College students...

10 Oct
Experience Virtual Reality with The Open Lab @ Hillman

Are you curious about virtual reality, how it works, what experiences are available, and how it can be used for both fun and as an educational tool? Join...

October 10, 2019 2:30 p.m.
10 Oct
Everyday Radioactive Life in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan

From 1949 to 1989, the Soviet Union conducted 456 nuclear tests at Semipalatinsk nuclear test site in Kazakhstan. Despite decades of nuclear fallout, Kazakh...

October 10, 2019 4:00 p.m.
10 Oct
Gombrich on Raphael: The Enigma of Perfect

Please join the Humanities Center for a lecture from Visiting Fellow Christopher Wood, NYU, Professor of German.

October 10, 2019 4:00 p.m.
10 Oct
Neither Seen Nor Heard: The Culture and Consequence of Clinical Dismissal

The Medical Humanities welcome Sarah Manguso, author of 300 Arguments (2017) and Ongoingness: The End of a Diary (2015) for a lecture.

October 10, 2019 5:15 p.m.
10 Oct
Neither Seen nor Heard: The Culture and Consequence of Clinical Dismissal

Sarah Manguso, MFA Author of The Two Kinds of Decay and Ongoingness: The End of a Diary, and five other books Abstract: How does the medical establishment...

October 10, 2019 5:15 p.m.
10 Oct
"Las Madres de Berkes" Documentary Film Screening

Join us for a screening and talkback of “Las Madres de Berks”, a short documentary created by Michelle Angela Ortiz. "Familias Separadas" is a public art...

October 10, 2019 6:00 p.m.
10 Oct
next to normal

next to normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family. Traumatized by the death of her infant son from an undiagnosed intestinal obstruction, Diana has...

October 10, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Friday, October 11

11 Oct
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...

October 11, 2019 12:00 p.m.
11 Oct
Developing a Teaching Portfolio

Teaching portfolios are an important component of many academic job applications and the promotion process: it is never too early in your teaching career to...

October 11, 2019 1:00 p.m.
11 Oct
Office Hours For Innovators & Entrepreneurs at LifeXLabs

LifeX Labs offers innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to consult with experienced and trusted service providers at no cost. These 30-minute meetings...

11 Oct
Understanding and Practicing Cartographic Literacy

Every day we interact with visualizations of space, AKA maps. How we interact with a map is determined by many factors. Who made it? What is it trying to...

11 Oct
Family separations: short and long-term effect on children

Family separations have been a crisis at the U.S. Southern Border. These separations are an adverse childhood event, one that most likley will produce trauma...

11 Oct
The 21st Annual Jack Matthew-Herbert Rubin Lecture

The 21st Annual Jack Matthews-Herbert Rubin Lecture featuring: Bharath Chandrasekaran, PhD ...

October 11, 2019 4:00 p.m.
11 Oct
next to normal

next to normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family. Traumatized by the death of her infant son from an undiagnosed intestinal obstruction, Diana has...

October 11, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 12

12 Oct
Saturday Shareshop: Cosplay and Costume Construction

Come watch our makers work on projects they’re interested in and ask questions about their processes, the hows and whys of making, and more! October's focus...

12 Oct
Noche Latina 2019

Sponsored by CMU's Spanish and Latin Student Association (SALSA), this will be a night of Latino food, dance, and music. This Hispanic Heritage Month and...

October 12, 2019 8:00 p.m.
12 Oct
next to normal

next to normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family. Traumatized by the death of her infant son from an undiagnosed intestinal obstruction, Diana has...

October 12, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 13

13 Oct
Letterpress Demo Day

Letterpress was the main form of printing text for 500 years, starting from its invention in the 15th century. If you're interested in learning to tell your...

13 Oct
next to normal

next to normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family. Traumatized by the death of her infant son from an undiagnosed intestinal obstruction, Diana has...

October 13, 2019 2:00 p.m.
13 Oct
Sunday Stanza: Play, Bucket, & Wish

We're surrounded by lists every day: playlists, grocery lists, menus, wish lists. Umberto Eco said that "the list is the origin of culture." It can certainly...

Monday, October 14

14 Oct
ETD Workshop

Learn how to format your thesis or dissertation using the University’s Microsoft Word template. We’ll also cover converting the finished Word document to PDF...

October 14, 2019 11:00 a.m.
14 Oct
Flu Shot Clinic - Bridgeside Point II

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...

14 Oct
Dissertation Defense: Amity Fenn Eaton

Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Effects of Stretch on the Bladder Umbrella Cell Apical Junctional Ring Advisor: Gerard...

Tuesday, October 15

15 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

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 15, 2019 9:30 a.m.
15 Oct
Fraternity and Sorority Life Blood Drive

Greek Week will be sponsoring a Vitalant Blood Drive. To make an appointment, vist https://www.vitalant.org and search for the group code CU10024 or email...

October 15, 2019 11:00 a.m.
15 Oct
 Non-invasive Brain Stimulation to Monitor and Enhance Brain Recovery

As part of the McGowan Institute Injury, Repair and Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series, Drs. George Wittenberg & Amit Sethi will present their talk titled,...

October 15, 2019 11:30 a.m.
15 Oct
Making Gifts to Loved Ones and Charities: TIAA Live Webinar

You can help to maximize the value of your life’s work and help to take care of your survivors and philanthropic causes with a little planning. This webinar...

October 15, 2019 12:00 p.m.
15 Oct
Thornburgh Family Lecture on Disability Law & Policy

Ted Kennedy, Jr., Chair of the Board of the American Association of People with Disabilites presents, "The Future of Disability Rights." Mr. Kennedy is a...

October 15, 2019 1:00 p.m.
15 Oct
3D Printing Workshop: The Open Lab @ Hillman

During this interactive workshop, participants learn the basics of 3D printing by examining current technologies, using online resources to find and generate...

October 15, 2019 2:30 p.m.
15 Oct
Basic EndNote

Interested in EndNote but don’t know where to begin? This hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your references, as well...

15 Oct
Resist Art: Tissue

Pre-registration required: register here Is it Impressionism? No, but classical paint techniques don’t apply in this workshop! Learn to make a landscape...

15 Oct
Science 2019: Career Symposium for Postdocs and Graduate Students

Exploring Your Passions and Recognizing Your Potential This interactive workshop, presented by the Office of Academic Career Development–Health Sciences and...

15 Oct
Book Launch - "Becoming Hispanic-Serving Institutions: Opportunities for Colleges and Universities"

Co-sponsored by University of Pittsburgh's School of Education and Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS). Join author and School of Education associate...

15 Oct
Start Smart Seminars:

Start Smart is a series of legal education seminars for entrepreneurs. It is year-round, free, and open to the public. It is hosted by the University of...

October 15, 2019 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 16

16 Oct
All of Us Research Program

On Wednesday, October 16, representatives of the All of Us Pennsylvania, in coordination with the University of Pittsburgh, will be on campus conducting...

October 16, 2019 8:00 a.m.
16 Oct
Research Metrics and Publication Reports

Learn about Pitt's toolbox for presenting quantitative research impact reports in support of grant applications, appointment and tenure portfolio, and...

16 Oct
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Staff

This in-person session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, with the help of a training specialist....

October 16, 2019 9:00 a.m.
16 Oct
Flu Shot Clinic - Bradford

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...

16 Oct
Fraternity and Sorority Life Blood Drive

Greek Week will be sponsoring a Vitalant Blood Drive. To make an appointment, vist https://www.vitalant.org and search for the group code CU10024 or email...

October 16, 2019 11:00 a.m.
16 Oct
Artful Wednesdays: Conscious Soca

Groove to the calypso rhythms and sounds of Trinidad and Tobago FREE during lunch in Nordy's! Free Lunch! No need to sign up, just show up and bring all your...

October 16, 2019 12:00 p.m.
16 Oct
Staff Council General Meeting

Please join us for our monthly general assembly meeting! If you have any questions please feel free to email the staff council office at...

October 16, 2019 12:00 p.m.
16 Oct
Understanding Health Savings Accounts (HSAs): TIAA Live Webinar

You may know about the tax advantages of contributing to a Health Savings Account (HSA), but did you know that HSAs are also a way to save for health care in...

October 16, 2019 12:00 p.m.
16 Oct
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Student and All-Temps

This in-person session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, with the help of a training specialist....

October 16, 2019 1:00 p.m.
16 Oct
Let's Talk Africa: ASP Student Panel on Summer Experiences in Africa

Join the African Studies Program students as they share their summer abroad experiences while in Africa! We will hold a round-table discussion at the event....

October 16, 2019 3:00 p.m.
16 Oct
Market-Proof Your Retirement: TIAA Live Webinar

In retirement—and the years leading up to it—protecting your savings becomes just as important as growing it. Join us to learn how to create your own...

October 16, 2019 3:00 p.m.
16 Oct
 Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Scholars Lecture

We are proud to present a panel of University of Pittsburgh innovators & past Michael G. Wells competitors who have moved on to create a startup company...

October 16, 2019 4:00 p.m.
16 Oct
Green Speakeasy

Join us for an invited talk, light snacks, and 2 free drinks. RSVP required at engineering.pitt.edu/GreenSpeakeasy

October 16, 2019 4:00 p.m.
16 Oct
EndNote Basics Workshop

Each EndNote session will cover an introduction to EndNote, adding entries to an EndNote library, and using EndNote to create in-text citations and...

October 16, 2019 5:00 p.m.
16 Oct
Innovation Showcase

For consecutive years, Pitt innovators have had record-breaking results for innovation. In FY2019, Pitt innovators were issued 91 U.S. patents and formed 17...

October 16, 2019 5:00 p.m.
16 Oct
University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Free Pitt's Symphony Orchestra performs Oyebade Dosunmu’s an Ifa Moral (2004), Klucevsek’s Wave Hill (1995), Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist...

October 16, 2019 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 17

17 Oct
Science 2019: Inflammation, Immunology, and Disease

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 9:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Science 2019: It’s the Only Planet We Have

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 9:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Science 2019: Mapping and Understanding the Brain

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 9:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Science as Art

From the lab to the lecture hall, creativity abounds on campus. As part of Pitt’s Year of Creativity, this year’s Science as Art celebrates creativity hidden...

October 17, 2019 9:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – All Job types

This instructor-led session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, from the comfort of your desk. The...

17 Oct
Walk-In Flu Shots at Falk Pharmacy

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 17, 2019 9:30 a.m.
17 Oct
Writing Good READMEs

Have you ever seen a README for a piece of software? It's a simple text document that tells you who made a program, what it does, and how to run it. Learn...

17 Oct
Fraternity and Sorority Life Blood Drive

Greek Week be sponsoring a Vitalant Blood Drive. To make an appointment, vist https://www.vitalant.org and search for the group code CU10024 or email...

October 17, 2019 11:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Host Defense Strategies

At the Science 2019 Dickson Prize in Medicine Lecture, Ruslan Medzhitov, PhD, will discuss his groundbreaking research. Register free on site. Rusland...

October 17, 2019 11:00 a.m.
17 Oct
Copyright Permission Who Can Grant it, and How to Ask for Them

Want to re-publish a journal article you have written as part of a new book? Ever needed to use someone else’s figure or image? Want to reproduce another...

October 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Quarterly Economic and Market Update: TIAA Live Webinar

Take a closer look at our views on the financial markets, including key market drivers, U.S. economy, policy and politics, and investing in public markets....

October 17, 2019 12:00 p.m.
17 Oct
 From 'La Banda' to 'El Equipo': Contingent Subjectivities in Legal Graffiti Programs in Leon Guanajuato Mexico

Join the Humanities Center at our Thursday colloquia. Caitlin Bruce (Pitt, Communication) to discuss her written work, prepared responses by several faculty...

October 17, 2019 12:30 p.m.
17 Oct
Celebrities, Science, and Pseudoscience: Tackling Misinformation in the Era of Health Noise

Popular culture is filled with health myths, pseudoscientific noise and dangerous conspiracy theories. This is having a measurable impact on public health...

October 17, 2019 12:30 p.m.
17 Oct
Poster Session 1

This is a Science 2019 event where Faculty, postdocs, grad students, and other researchers from across the University will exhibit posters showcasing their...

October 17, 2019 1:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Talent Center Education Session for Department Admins – Part-Time Faculty

This virtual session will give you a detailed overview on Pitt's new talent acquisition platform, Talent Center, with the help of a training specialist. The...

17 Oct
Science 2019: Cellular and Protein Signaling and Trafficking

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 2:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Science 2019: Gene Expression, Development, and Disease

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 2:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Science 2019: Harnessing Technologies and Systems To Solve Real-World Problems

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 17, 2019 2:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Within Reach: Transitioning from Career to Retirement: TIAA Live Webinar

You can plan ahead to help make the most out of your retirement—from paying yourself to allowing for taxes, healthcare and estate planning wishes. Learn...

October 17, 2019 3:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Atoms and Aliens in Eurasian Science Fiction

Since the mid-20th century , science fiction ahs shaped our view of the nuclear. The possibilities and horror of the nuclear has had a comparable impact on...

October 17, 2019 4:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Health Monitoring with Machine Learning and Wireless Sensors

At the Science 2019 Hofmann Lecture, Dina Katabi, PhD, will discuss her work and research. Register free on site.

October 17, 2019 4:00 p.m.
17 Oct
Mitochondrial Cardiomyopathy Phenocopied

ALS/FTD/Mopathy Mutant CHCHD10 and CHCHD2/10 DKO Mice Derek Narendra, MD, PhD from the NIH in Neuroscience will present his talk as part of the Aging...

17 Oct
Undergraduate Research Poster Reception

Science 2019 At a special reception open to all Science 2019 registrants, undergraduates from across the University will exhibit faculty-mentored posters in...

October 17, 2019 5:15 p.m.
17 Oct
Tisa Bryant & Douglas Kearney: Readings and Onstage Conversation with Yona Harvey

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents readings and conversations with poets Tisa Bryant and Douglas Kearney. Tisa Bryant is the author of the...

October 17, 2019 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 18

18 Oct
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 18, 2019 7:30 a.m.
18 Oct
Day of Caring

We aspire to be a university that strengthens our communities. Join us for the annual Pitt Day of Caring, held in partnership with the United Way. Day of...

October 18, 2019 8:30 a.m.
18 Oct
Science 2019: New Materials and Their Applications

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 9:00 a.m.
18 Oct
Science 2019: Novel Therapeutic Strategies

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 9:00 a.m.
18 Oct
Past, Present, and Possible Futures for Regeneration Research

At the Science 2019 Mellon Lecture, Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, PhD, will discuss his research. Register free on site.

October 18, 2019 11:00 a.m.
18 Oct
What Revolution? Public Health and the Push

The idea that we are in the midst of a genetic revolution has been with us for decades. The latest iteration of this promise of paradigm-shifting...

18 Oct
Mentoring Academy | Second Session

Aligning Expectations and Assessing Understanding This is the second of four sessions in our our fall series of the Mentoring Academy. This session will...

October 18, 2019 12:00 p.m.
18 Oct
How to Use Web APIs for Collecting Data and Other Stuff: A WPRDC Workshop

Join David Walker and Steve Saylor from the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center (WPRDC) as they give an introduction to how web APIs (Application...

18 Oct
Office Hours For Innovators & Entrepreneurs at LifeXLabs

LifeX Labs offers innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to consult with experienced and trusted service providers at no cost. These 30-minute meetings...

18 Oct
Poster Session 2

This is a Science 2019 event where Faculty, postdocs, grad students, and other researchers from across the University will exhibit posters showcasing their...

October 18, 2019 1:00 p.m.
18 Oct
Science 2019: Artificial Intelligence

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 2:00 p.m.
18 Oct
Science 2019: Oxidative Stress

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 2:00 p.m.
18 Oct
Science 2019: Tumorigenesis—Speeding It Up and Putting on the Brakes

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 2:00 p.m.
18 Oct
3D Printing for All!

Pre-registration required: register here 3D printing isn't as intimidating as you think! Come learn the basics of 3D modeling, and design your own keychain....

18 Oct
Book Event with Clay Risen

Join the Humanities Center for a Conversation with Clay Risen, author of The Crowded Hour: Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the Dawn of the American...

October 18, 2019 4:00 p.m.
18 Oct
Research on the Edge of the Expanding Sphere V. 2.0

At the Science 2018 Senior Vice Chancellor for Research Lecture, Alfred Spector, PhD, will discuss his work and research. Register free on site.

October 18, 2019 4:00 p.m.

September 19 - October 18, 2019