Events Calendar

University Times Events

April 6 - May 5, 2020

Monday, April 6

06 Apr
Birth Order: Behavioral Traits that Affect Your Life and Work: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us have heard the long-held theory that birth order has an impact on who we are as an adult. Studies have indicated there is a great deal of truth to...

April 06, 2020
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Make it Happen Morning

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of activity...

April 06, 2020 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Mid-Morning Mash-Up

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

April 06, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Zheqi Li

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Hotspot Mutations on Estrogen Receptor- are Multimodal and Contextual Drivers of Breast Cancer Endocrine...

06 Apr
Supporting Survivors: A Workshop for Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students

Join Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR) and the Title IX Office for an interactive workshop designed to help faculty and staff members best support...

April 06, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Finals: Creating and Using Rubrics for Remote Delivery Courses

Planning to use a final assessment that isn’t an exam, but not sure how to grade and offer feedback efficiently on a project or presentation in a remote...

April 06, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
PhD Defense: Ognjen Kojanic

Ownership vs. Property Rights in a Worker-Owned Company in Post-Socialist...

April 06, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Shaun Eack

There will be a great open discussion led by faculty members Shaun Eack and Jamie Booth about working remotely with your team as well as other ideas and...

April 06, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Three Minute Thesis University Competition

The Pitt 3MT competition is now open to eligible graduate students in all schools. In order to participate you will need to do the following: Record your...

April 06, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Lunch with a Punch Energizer

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 15 minutes...

April 06, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Alessandra Buccella- Dept of Philosophy

Alessandra Buccella will defend her dissertation “Perceptual Constancy” Due to current university closures, the defense will take place remotely. Join us on...

April 06, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
ETD Workshop

This workshop has been moved to Zoom! (https://pitt.zoom.us/j/991901556) Learn how to format your thesis or dissertation using the University’s Microsoft...

April 06, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Copyright and Your Thesis or Dissertation

We are moving this workshop to Zoom! (https://pitt.zoom.us/j/420389406) What do you need to know about copyright for your thesis or dissertation? Join us...

April 06, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Dissertation Defense for Piper Corp

After hard work researching and writing, Piper Corp will defend the dissertation titled, "Seeing together, Seeing for Ourselves: John Locke's Search for...

April 06, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Jack Samuel - Dept of Philosophy

Jack Samuel will defend his dissertation “The Sociality of Agency” Due to current university closures, the defense will take place remotely. Join us on...

April 06, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Cathedral

Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program PhD Defense: Design, Development, and Evaluation of a Laboratory Order Entry and Results Review System for a...

April 06, 2020 2:00 p.m.
06 Apr
Finals: Conducting Exams in Blackboard

If your face-to-face exams are shifting to online delivery, you may have questions about generating question types, inputting feedback, adjusting settings...

April 06, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 06, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Finish Strong Pitt

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

April 06, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
06 Apr
Head Over Heels

A jukebox musical featuring the songs of The Go-Go’s, Head Over Heels is the story of what happens when the royal court of Arcadia is threatened by the...

April 06, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 7

07 Apr
Birth Order: Behavioral Traits that Affect Your Life and Work: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us have heard the long-held theory that birth order has an impact on who we are as an adult. Studies have indicated there is a great deal of truth to...

April 07, 2020
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Make it Happen Morning

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of activity...

April 07, 2020 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Supporting Trans and Non-Binary Community Members: Virtual FSDP Workshop

This session will provide participants with the opportunity to practice inclusive language, discuss societal barriers to inclusion and gain tools that can be...

April 07, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Mid-Morning Mash-Up

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

April 07, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
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...

April 07, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Zoom Training Webinar

New to Zoom? You’re not the only one! Pitt IT and Zoom have teamed up to bring you this live, interactive webinar to help get you up to speed. Learn the...

April 07, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
McGowan Seminar Series

Dr. Young Jae Chun & Moataz Elsisy (Industrial Engineering, Pitt) Translational Research on Advanced Nitinol Medical Devices

April 07, 2020 11:30 a.m.
07 Apr
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...

April 07, 2020 11:45 a.m.
07 Apr
Finals: Essentials of Remote Grading and Feedback

Like objects in a car mirror, the end of the semester is closer than it appears. Have you been effectively assessing student progress in the remote learning...

April 07, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Introduction to Mindfulness: Virtual FSDP Workshop

Mindfulness is a practice that has been found to benefit both psychological and physical health. In this class, participants will be introduced to the...

April 07, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Rich Cordray in Conversation with David Hickton

This event has been postponed until further notice. Join Pitt Cyber, Pitt Law, Honors College, Matthew B. Ridgway Center, and Pitt Business for a brown bag...

April 07, 2020 12:00 p.m.
07 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Lunch with a Punch Energizer

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 15 minutes...

April 07, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Rule of Law Around the World: Part II

Continuing a long tradition at CILE, this is the second of two sessions this year in which Pitt Law LLM students will talk to the Pitt Law community on...

April 07, 2020 12:30 p.m.
07 Apr
Caregiving and COVID-19 Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people, especially family caregivers, with many questions about how to protect themselves and those that they provide...

April 07, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Cathedral

Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program PhD Defense: Predicting cancer drug effectiveness with deep learning artificial intelligence Major Advisor: Xinghua...

April 07, 2020 2:00 p.m.
07 Apr
3D Scanning to 3D Printing

3D Scanning to 3D Printing with The Digital Stewardship Lab and Open Lab @ Hillman This interactive workshop will cover the basics of 3D scanning and 3D...

07 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 07, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Anastasia Gorelova

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program PhD Defense: The Role of EBP50 in Regulating Endothelial-To-Mesenchymal Transition in Pulmonary Hypertension Major...

07 Apr
Finals: Creating and Using Rubrics for Remote Delivery Courses

Planning to use a final assessment that isn’t an exam, but not sure how to grade and offer feedback efficiently on a project or presentation in a remote...

April 07, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Organ Transplantation – Past, Present, and Future

David Cooper, MD Co-Director, Xenotransplantation Program Department of Surgery University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) C.F. Reynolds Medical History...

April 07, 2020 6:00 p.m.
07 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Finish Strong Pitt

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

April 07, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
07 Apr
Head Over Heels

A jukebox musical featuring the songs of The Go-Go’s, Head Over Heels is the story of what happens when the royal court of Arcadia is threatened by the...

April 07, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8

08 Apr
Birth Order: Behavioral Traits that Affect Your Life and Work: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us have heard the long-held theory that birth order has an impact on who we are as an adult. Studies have indicated there is a great deal of truth to...

April 08, 2020
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Make it Happen Morning

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of activity...

April 08, 2020 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Chemical Hygiene and Formaldehyde Awareness Combo Training

Target Audience: Chemical Hygiene Training is required for employees working in University of Pittsburgh laboratories where chemicals are being...

April 08, 2020 8:30 a.m.
08 Apr
Managing Staff Performance (Maximizing Your Staff's Potential): Virtual FSDP Workshop

One of the supervisor’s most important responsibilities is to provide a framework that enables staff to develop their performance and achieve goals. This...

April 08, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Dissertation Defense: Jeff Weston

Jeff Weston will defend his doctoral dissertation “To the Fullest: Organicism and Becoming in Julius Eastman’s Evil N****r (1979)” for the PhD Degree in...

April 08, 2020 9:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Mid-Morning Mash-Up

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

April 08, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Genetic Variation

This is a 4-hour workshop. The morning session (10am - 12pm) provides a brief overview of human genetic variations and cancer mutations. The afternoon...

April 08, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Finals: Creating Scaffolded Projects for Remote Delivery Courses

Scaffolded projects, or projects that students submit in pieces, gradually building and revising towards a completed artifact, can be a beneficial means of...

April 08, 2020 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Lunch with a Punch Energizer

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 15 minutes...

April 08, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Cathedral

This week at Fletcher, David Young, Partner, BCG, and Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever spoke about their visions for the business response to COVID-19,...

April 08, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Finals: Assessing Student Learning with Presentations

A course-based presentation is an excellent opportunity for assessing students understanding of the content. Whether in-person or online, students can...

April 08, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Introduction to Network Analysis and Visualization

The advancement of interconnected information and communication technologies have made networks one of the dominant ways of analyzing the use and flow of...

08 Apr
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Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 08, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
PCPR Presents: Annika Malmberg

Seminar titled: Sarepta Therapeutics Pursuing new therapies to relieve chronic pain

08 Apr
Case Presentations:  Gastroenterology

Kishore Vipperla, MD - GI Fellow, Year III

April 08, 2020 5:00 p.m.
08 Apr
Finals: Assessing Student Learning with Presentations

A course-based presentation is an excellent opportunity for assessing students understanding of the content. Whether in-person or online, students can...

April 08, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Finish Strong Pitt

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

April 08, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
08 Apr
Head Over Heels

A jukebox musical featuring the songs of The Go-Go’s, Head Over Heels is the story of what happens when the royal court of Arcadia is threatened by the...

April 08, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 9

09 Apr
Birth Order: Behavioral Traits that Affect Your Life and Work: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us have heard the long-held theory that birth order has an impact on who we are as an adult. Studies have indicated there is a great deal of truth to...

April 09, 2020
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Make it Happen Morning

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of activity...

April 09, 2020 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Basics of Federal Contract Administration: Virtual FSDP Workshop

This workshop offers a basic overview of the federal contract process. Content includes a submission process overview, an overview of key issues, financial...

April 09, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Mid-Morning Mash-Up

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

April 09, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Share Data with the Pitt Data Catalog

In this coffee break, learn how to advertise your data in the Pitt Data Catalog to help increase the reproducibility of your research, without having to make...

April 09, 2020 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Thesis Defense: Emilie Loudenslager

Emilie Loudenslager will present her BSN-Honors thesis, ”The Role of a PGC1-a Variation in Patient Outcomes After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury," with...

April 09, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
CRSP Speaker Series: "Confronting Racial Bias in Social Media Data and AI Tools against Gun Violence"

Speaker: Desmond U. Patton, PhD, MSW Associate Professor, Columbia School of Social Work and Department of Sociology, Associate Dean for Curriculum...

April 09, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Pitt IT Expert Partners' Meeting

Topics include: Demos of new Virtual Desktops for Remote Work and the Virtual Computing LabRequirements for departments that purchase and ship devices to...

April 09, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Lunch with a Punch Energizer

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 15 minutes...

April 09, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
photo of poetry reading in a parking space

We are currently investigating the possibility of moving this event online via Zoom. Please stay tuned for additional information. Today, it’s just a...

09 Apr
The Dictator Novel: Writers and Politics in the Global South

This event has been postponed until further notice. The Humanities Center welcomes Magali Armillas-Tiseyra (Penn State University, Comparative Literature)....

April 09, 2020 12:30 p.m.
09 Apr
Finals: Creating and Using Rubrics for Remote Delivery Courses

Planning to use a final assessment that isn’t an exam, but not sure how to grade and offer feedback efficiently on a project or presentation in a remote...

April 09, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
MAR-PHTC workshop

Preventive medicine physician and director of the Center for Public Health Practice Wendy Braund joins fellow Pitt Public Health faculty IDM’s Jeremy...

April 09, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Live Interview: Socialism for Realists

A live interview with Sam Gindin (University of Toronto). Please register to join us on Zoom:...

April 09, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 09, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
 Finals: Conducting Exams in Blackboard

If your face-to-face exams are shifting to online delivery, you may have questions about generating question types, inputting feedback, adjusting settings...

April 09, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Canvas for Remote Instruction

For instructors who are already familiar with Canvas or who have attended a previous Canvas training. We present a brief supplemental webinar covering tools...

April 09, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Aging Institute Research Seminar Series

As part of the Aging Research Seminar Series, Richard I. Morimoto, PhD, Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Biology; Director, Rice Institute for Biomedical...

09 Apr
ID Grand Rounds - Raj Gandhi, MD

Join ID Grand Rounds as special guest Dr. Raj Gandhi presents. Dr. Gandhi is the Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education at Massachusetts General...

April 09, 2020 4:00 p.m.
09 Apr
color digital sketch of unicorn

Pre-registration requested: register here This workshop will go through some of the basics of using the free digital design software Krita to turn your...

April 09, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Finals: Essentials of Remote Grading and Feedback

Like objects in a car mirror, the end of the semester is closer than it appears. Have you been effectively assessing student progress in the remote learning...

April 09, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Finish Strong Pitt

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

April 09, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
09 Apr
Head Over Heels

A jukebox musical featuring the songs of The Go-Go’s, Head Over Heels is the story of what happens when the royal court of Arcadia is threatened by the...

April 09, 2020 8:00 p.m.
09 Apr
photo of Center for Creativity Open Mic crowd

Our monthly open mic nights are Zooming ahead! Our March open mic is moving online via Zoom. As always, we're open to work in any genre: music, spoken word,...

April 09, 2020 8:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Friday, April 10

10 Apr
Birth Order: Behavioral Traits that Affect Your Life and Work: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us have heard the long-held theory that birth order has an impact on who we are as an adult. Studies have indicated there is a great deal of truth to...

April 10, 2020
Virtual Event
10 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Make it Happen Morning

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of activity...

April 10, 2020 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Mid-Morning Mash-Up

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

April 10, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
Finals: Assessing Student Learning with Presentations

Workshop DescriptionA course-based presentation is an excellent opportunity for assessing students understanding of the content. Whether in-person or online,...

April 10, 2020 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
Photo Restoration in Photoshop

Join us for an informal hour of photo restoration. During this hour-long demo, we will explore the tools and decision-making processes required to clean and...

April 10, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
Zoom Training Webinar

New to Zoom? You’re not the only one! Pitt IT and Zoom have teamed up to bring you this live, interactive webinar to help get you up to speed. Learn the...

April 10, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Lunch with a Punch Energizer

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute lunchtime energizer workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 15 minutes...

April 10, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
graphic of blackout poem

Pre-registration requested: register here Sources for poetry are all around us: newspaper articles, scientific and law journals, junk mail.... Explore found...

April 10, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
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...

April 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
Finals: Conducting Exams in Blackboard

If your face-to-face exams are shifting to online delivery, you may have questions about generating question types, inputting feedback, adjusting settings...

April 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
TiLT Forum

Are you interested in using technologies in your curriculum? Please join fellow language instructors in a presentation and a lively conversation. Talks are...

10 Apr
The Association Between Muscle Function, Physical Performance, and Falls and Fall Injuries in Older Adults

Epidemiology doctoral candidate Mary Winger defends her dissertation "The Association Between Muscle Function, Physical Performance, and Falls and Fall...

April 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 10, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
Finals: Creating Scaffolded Projects for Remote Delivery Courses

Scaffolded projects, or projects that students submit in pieces, gradually building and revising towards a completed artifact, can be a beneficial means of...

April 10, 2020 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
Be Fit Pitt Workout: Finish Strong Pitt

Be Fit Pitt powered by the Healthy Lifestyle Institute mid-morning workout with Programming Director, Dr. Renee Rogers and Team. Expect 30 minutes of...

April 10, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
10 Apr
African Music and Dance Ensemble Spring Concert

The Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble (PAMDE) presents energetic performances of traditional and popular music of Africa in this end of the semester...

April 10, 2020 8:00 p.m.
10 Apr
Head Over Heels

A jukebox musical featuring the songs of The Go-Go’s, Head Over Heels is the story of what happens when the royal court of Arcadia is threatened by the...

April 10, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 11

11 Apr
Birth Order: Behavioral Traits that Affect Your Life and Work: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us have heard the long-held theory that birth order has an impact on who we are as an adult. Studies have indicated there is a great deal of truth to...

April 11, 2020
Virtual Event
11 Apr
Head Over Heels

A jukebox musical featuring the songs of The Go-Go’s, Head Over Heels is the story of what happens when the royal court of Arcadia is threatened by the...

April 11, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 12

12 Apr
Birth Order: Behavioral Traits that Affect Your Life and Work: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us have heard the long-held theory that birth order has an impact on who we are as an adult. Studies have indicated there is a great deal of truth to...

April 12, 2020
Virtual Event
12 Apr
Head Over Heels

A jukebox musical featuring the songs of The Go-Go’s, Head Over Heels is the story of what happens when the royal court of Arcadia is threatened by the...

April 12, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Monday, April 13

13 Apr
Birth Order: Behavioral Traits that Affect Your Life and Work: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us have heard the long-held theory that birth order has an impact on who we are as an adult. Studies have indicated there is a great deal of truth to...

April 13, 2020
Virtual Event
13 Apr
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...

April 13, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
13 Apr
Visual Abstracts

Learn how to visually summarize your article information to increase the reach of your research. Seats are limited. In the event the class reaches...

April 13, 2020 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
13 Apr
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...

April 13, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
13 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 13, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, April 14

14 Apr
Birth Order: Behavioral Traits that Affect Your Life and Work: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us have heard the long-held theory that birth order has an impact on who we are as an adult. Studies have indicated there is a great deal of truth to...

April 14, 2020
Virtual Event
14 Apr
Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Description: This training includes an introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens, standard precautions, common pathogens, exposure risks, personal protective...

April 14, 2020 8:30 a.m.
14 Apr
What is Creative Placemaking? And Do Universities Have a Role to Play in It?

This event is postponed until further notice. Join us for our Year of Creativity symposium. Shoshanah B. D. Goldberg-Miller, PhD is Assistant Professor...

April 14, 2020 9:00 a.m.
14 Apr
ETD Workshop

This workshop has been moved to Zoom! (https://pitt.zoom.us/j/991901556) Learn how to format your thesis or dissertation using the University’s Microsoft...

April 14, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Apr
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...

April 14, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
14 Apr
Tax Planning in 2020: TIAA Live Webinar

It is that time of year, when taxes are on our minds. Many of us will have just filed our income tax return and will want to think about income tax planning...

April 14, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 14, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Apr
Inter-Faith Forward: Building New Bridges Together

Join Emiola Jay Oriola, Program Manager for the Office of Interfaith, as he discusses with the Pitt community: “Perspective changes everything without...

April 14, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Apr
The Starting Line: Beginning to Save for Retirement: TIAA Live Webinar

You can learn how to evaluate and manage debt, find additional ways to save, create a budget and begin to plan for retirement. Learn more about TIAA live...

April 14, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
14 Apr
Year of Creativity Celebration

All Year of Creativity Funding Opportunity Awardees along with the University of Pittsburgh community will be invited to celebrate the Year of Creativity and...

April 14, 2020 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 15

15 Apr
Birth Order: Behavioral Traits that Affect Your Life and Work: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us have heard the long-held theory that birth order has an impact on who we are as an adult. Studies have indicated there is a great deal of truth to...

April 15, 2020
Virtual Event
15 Apr
Panther Rehab Rounds

Join the Department of PM&R for an invited lecture in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Topics will be of interest to our Residents,...

April 15, 2020 7:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Apr
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...

April 15, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Apr
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...

April 15, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
15 Apr
Impacts of Adipose Tissue & Gut Microbiome on Diabetes Risk in African-Caribbean Men

Epidemiology doctoral candidate Curtis Tilves will defend his dissertation "The Impacts of Adipose Tissue and the Gut Microbiome on Diabetes Risk Among...

April 15, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Apr
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....

April 15, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 15, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
15 Apr
Blue Stars Red Carpet Awards

Help the Division of Student Affairs recognize Pitt's top leaders, advisors, and organizations. You can nominate individual students, advisors, programs, and...

April 15, 2020 4:00 p.m.
15 Apr
Endoscopic & Radiologic Unknowns:  Gastroenterology

Ru Min Lee, MD - Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellow, Year II Furkan Ertem, MD - Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellow, Year I

April 15, 2020 5:00 p.m.
15 Apr
Community Dinner and Conversation

The Community Engagement Center in Homewood hosts a regular community dinner and conversation. This is a chance for the community to meet CEC staff, tour...

15 Apr
University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Free - Pitt's Symphony Orchestra performs Debussy’s La Mer and a new work for strings by Nicholas Grieneisen.

April 15, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 16

16 Apr
P. Jay Pasricha, MBBS, MD - Johns Hopkins Medicine

Gastroenterology & hepatology accredited education for physicians and medical professionals. Fee: $75/lecture.

16 Apr
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...

April 16, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
16 Apr
GSPIA Student in Class

Join us for an on-campus information session for prospective students of our part-time Master of Public Policy and Management program for midcareer...

April 16, 2020 12:00 p.m.
16 Apr
Samar El Khoudary

This event will be rescheduled for the fall. The Puzzle of Good Cholesterol and Insights from Heart Fat 2020 Sutton-Tyrrell Lecture presents SAMAR R....

16 Apr
Understanding Medicare: TIAA Live Webinar

Paying for healthcare in retirement is a critical part of financial planning and it is important to understand how Medicare operates and what choices you...

April 16, 2020 12:00 p.m.
16 Apr
St. Augustine on Nature and the Environment

This event postponed until further notice. The Humanities Center welcomes Christina Hoenig (Classics) for a colloquium. Her respondents will be Allen...

April 16, 2020 12:30 p.m.
16 Apr
Live Interview: Everyday Maoism in Revolutionary China

A live interview with Aminda Smith (Michigan State University). Please register to join us on Zoom:...

April 16, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 16, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Apr
 Advanced OpenRefine Functions

This class is intended for those who have already take the Exploring and Cleaning Data with OpenRefine class or have an understanding of the basic functions...

April 16, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
16 Apr
Looking to Turn Your Retirement Savings into a “Paycheck” for Life: TIAA Live Webinar

Learn how creating a diversified income plan—one that uses a combination of income sources and includes annuity income that’s guaranteed for life*—can help...

April 16, 2020 3:00 p.m.
16 Apr
Pitt Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

The Pitt Jazz Ensemble performs contemporary and classic tunes for big band.

April 16, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Friday, April 17

17 Apr
13th Annual Student Sustainability Symposium

Come support us at the 13th annual Student Sustainability Symposium on April 17th, 2020! We will be highlighting the efforts made by Sustainability courses...

April 17, 2020 8:30 a.m.
17 Apr
Disability and Experience: A Workshop with Shaun Gallagher

Abstract: Philosopher Shaun Gallagher (University of Memphis) has written about extended cognition, the body, and phenomenology. His work spans divisions...

April 17, 2020 9:30 a.m.
17 Apr
Ching Chun "C.C." Li

This year's event has been canceled. ------------ This year's C.C. Li Lecture will feature Kathryn Roeder of Carnegie Mellon University on how statistics...

17 Apr
Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Virtual FSDP Workshop

When you go to the grocery store, are you thinking about dinner or eating heart healthy? Many times, dinner wins over! But good nutrition starts with smart...

April 17, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
17 Apr
Inhibitory Circuits that Orchestrate Structural and Functional Rewiring of Connections in Response to Early Sensory Experience

Takao Hensch, PhD, an expert on the how early life experience shapes brain function, visits Pittsburgh on April 17th to deliver our next Distinguished...

17 Apr
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...

April 17, 2020 12:00 p.m.
17 Apr
STAFF COUNCIL DIVERSITY TALK: WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR: DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE

Sherdina Harper is the Coordinator of Cultural Programming in the Office of Cross Cultural and Leadership Development in Student Affairs. She is involved in...

April 17, 2020 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
17 Apr
Sulfonylurea Receptor 1 in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Translational Evaluation

This lecture has been canceled and will be rescheduled for a future date. Ruchira M. Jha, MD, MSc, assistant professor of critical care medicine, of...

April 17, 2020 12:00 p.m.
17 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 17, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Saturday, April 18

18 Apr
A Night of Gamelan

Experience the shimmering sounds of Indonesian gamelan. The University of Pittsburgh Gamelan shares the stage with master artists from Indonesia for an...

April 18, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 19

19 Apr
Heinz Chapel Choir Spring Concert

Free - Heinz Chapel Choir performs their spring/international tour repertoire at Heinz Memorial Chapel.

April 19, 2020 3:00 p.m.

Monday, April 20

20 Apr
Canvas: Open Office Hours

Got questions about Canvas? An instructional technologist will be available for short, individual walk-in consultations about Pitt's new learning management...

April 20, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
20 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 20, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, April 21

21 Apr
Chemical Hygiene and Formaldehyde Awareness Combo Training

Target Audience: Chemical Hygiene Training is required for employees working in University of Pittsburgh laboratories where chemicals are being...

April 21, 2020 8:30 a.m.
21 Apr
McGowan Seminar Series

Dr. Ian Sigal (Ophtalmology, Pitt) Title TBD

April 21, 2020 11:30 a.m.
21 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 21, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Apr
Pitt OT Colloquium Poster Session

In response to the rapidly changing circumstances associated with COVID-19, the Department of Occupational Therapy has made the decision to move the...

April 21, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
21 Apr
Pancreatitis:  Meet the Experts

Pancreatitis patient education for patients, family membes, and loved ones provided in collaboration with the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) and UPMC. ...

Wednesday, April 22

22 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 22, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Apr
Randall Family Big Idea Competition Awards

The 2020 RFBIC Awards Ceremony will now be held virtually on April 22 due to the University of Pittsburgh’s decision to limit campus events during the...

April 22, 2020 5:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
22 Apr
Reversing Fraity/Sarcopenia in Cirrhosis:  The Strong Survive

Michael Dunn, MD - Professor of Medicine, Center for Liver Diseases Andres Duarte-Rojo, MD, MS - Associate Professor of Medicine, Center for Liver Diseases

April 22, 2020 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 23

23 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 23, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
23 Apr
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...

23 Apr
Diversity Book Club Featuring Damon Young

Please join the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion as we present Damon Young, the author of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker at...

April 23, 2020 6:00 p.m.

Friday, April 24

24 Apr
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...

April 24, 2020 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
24 Apr
EndNote for Remote Teams

This class will show you some features of EndNote that can help teams working remotely get their work done. Topics will include: How to share one library...

April 24, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
24 Apr
photo of coffee and paint palette

Are you getting a little tired of working on your creative projects by yourself? Feeling a slump in motivation mid-afternoon? Missing the chance to hang out...

April 24, 2020 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
24 Apr
comencement

Students graduated/graduating in August 2019, December 2019, April 2020 and August 2020, and their guests, are invited to take part in the Pitt Nursing...

April 24, 2020 3:00 p.m.

Monday, April 27

27 Apr
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...

April 27, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
27 Apr
Mara Hollander  on "Expanding Coverage and Addressing Social Determinants of Health in PA Medicaid"

Department of Health Policy and Management doctoral candidate Mara Hollander will defend her dissertation, "Expanding Coverage and Addressing Social...

April 27, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, April 28

28 Apr
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...

April 28, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
28 Apr
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...

April 28, 2020 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Wednesday, April 29

29 Apr
Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Description: This training includes an introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens, standard precautions, common pathogens, exposure risks, personal protective...

April 29, 2020 8:30 a.m.
29 Apr
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...

April 29, 2020 10:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
29 Apr
Quality Improvement Update:  Gastroenterology

Elyse R. Johnston, MD - Assistant Professor of Medicine, UPMC IBD Center

April 29, 2020 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 30

30 Apr
19th Annual Pittsburgh Symposium on Membrane Traffic

Keynote Speaker - 4:00 p.m. Professor Margaret Robinson, FRS Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, UK "Coated Vesicle Adaptors"

April 30, 2020 8:00 a.m.
30 Apr
2020 Covestro Distinguished Lecture - Jennifer Sinclair Curtis

CANCELLED The Covestro Distinguished Lectureship (a continuation of the Bayer Distinguished Lectureship) is presented annually by the Department of Chemical...

April 30, 2020 5:00 p.m.

Friday, May 1

01 May
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...

May 01, 2020 7:30 a.m.
Virtual Event
01 May
2020 Covestro Distinguished Lecture - Jennifer Sinclair Curtis

CANCELLED The Covestro Distinguished Lectureship (a continuation of the Bayer Distinguished Lectureship) is presented annually by the Department of Chemical...

May 01, 2020 9:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 2

02 May
Faculty Summer Writing Program Launch

Any end to an academic term is a hectic time, and in this unprecedented era of the COVID-19 pandemic we’re not only grappling with the usual end-of-term...

May 02, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Virtual Event

Tuesday, May 5

05 May
McGowan Seminar Series

Dr. Xi Ren (Charlie) & Wai Hoe Ng (Bioengineering, CMU) Engineering the cellular and extracellular microenvironment of the lung

May 05, 2020 11:30 a.m.

April 6 - May 5, 2020