Events Calendar

University Times Events

January 22 - February 20, 2020

Wednesday, January 22

22 Jan
Mindful Meal Planning: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us would like to eat healthier, but cost can be a major deterrent. By investing a small amount of time and effort in mindful meal planning, you can...

January 22, 2020
22 Jan
Dissertation Defense: Kate Lillian Carroll

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Contributions of Innate and Adaptive Immunity in the Development of Herpes Stromal Keratitis After...

January 22, 2020 9:00 a.m.
22 Jan
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

22 Jan
Intellectual Property Concepts

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

22 Jan
Cathedral

Overseeing a research study can be challenging, especially if you are new to the research environment. This workshop will provide an overview of the various...

January 22, 2020 1:00 p.m.
22 Jan
Cathedral

Overseeing a research study can be challenging, especially if you are new to the research environment. This workshop will provide an overview of the various...

January 22, 2020 1:00 p.m.
22 Jan
Mentoring and Advising Workshop: Understanding the Unique Path of an International Student

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

January 22, 2020 1:00 p.m.
22 Jan
DocuSign Next Steps: Enhancing Digital Agreements

Increase your DocuSign skills to take your digital business a step further. Learn conditional logic, custom fields, reporting, and more in this workshop for...

January 22, 2020 1:30 p.m.
22 Jan
Making Your Digital Materials Accessible & Inclusive

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

January 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.
22 Jan
Remediating Pornography: The On Our Backs Digitization Debate

The Humanities Center welcomes Elizabeth Groeneveld (Old Dominion, Women's Studies) for a lecture. Elizabeth Groeneveld (Ph.D., University of Guelph) is...

January 22, 2020 4:00 p.m.
22 Jan
Sophie: The Incomparable Mayor Masloff - Dr. Barbara Burstin presents her new book

Dr. Burstin will speak about her book and the improbable journey of Sophie Masloff, the daughter of poor Romanian Jewish immigrants who grew up in the Hill...

January 22, 2020 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 23

23 Jan
Mindful Meal Planning: Life Solutions Webinar

Most of us would like to eat healthier, but cost can be a major deterrent. By investing a small amount of time and effort in mindful meal planning, you can...

January 23, 2020
23 Jan
DocuSign Basics: Gather e-Signatures and Manage Document Workflow

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

January 23, 2020 9:00 a.m.
23 Jan
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...

January 23, 2020 9:00 a.m.
23 Jan
Introduction to Canvas

Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This three-hour long training will get you up and running in Canvas in a single session. We will...

January 23, 2020 9:00 a.m.
23 Jan
Pitt Seed Project Informational Session

Pitt Seed Projects are well defined actions that will play an instrumental role in transforming the University of Pittsburgh. Proposed projects can include a...

January 23, 2020 9:00 a.m.
23 Jan
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...

23 Jan
Strategic Planning Workshop for Faculty: Drive Pitt’s progress

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

January 23, 2020 9:30 a.m.
23 Jan
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

23 Jan
Reporting Guidelines: Transparent Writing Equals Better Results

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...

23 Jan
Teaching International Students

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

January 23, 2020 10:30 a.m.
23 Jan
Strategic Planning Workshop for Staff: Drive Pitt’s progress

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

23 Jan
chinese new year celebration

Join us to celebrate the Lunar New Year. This is the year of rat. The invitation is open and free to all Pitt students, faculty, staff, alumni, and...

January 23, 2020 12:30 p.m.
23 Jan
Trans Bodies in Lesbian Porn

The Humanities Center welcomes Elizabeth Groeneveld (Old Dominion, Women's Studies) for a colloquium. Her respondents will be Matt Lovett (Gender, Sexuality...

January 23, 2020 12:30 p.m.
23 Jan
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...

January 23, 2020 1:00 p.m.
23 Jan
Laser Cutter and Adobe Illustrator with The Open Lab @ Hillman

During this interactive workshop, you will learn how to: use Adobe Illustrator to create a 2D digital design, safely use the Epilog Zing laser to cut and...

23 Jan
Misinformation in the Classroom

Students interact with information and news in a variety of ways, including through their peers, professors, and social media. How do we prepare them for the...

23 Jan
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...

23 Jan
Strategic Planning Workshop for Faculty: Drive Pitt’s progress

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

January 23, 2020 2:00 p.m.
23 Jan
Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

The Race, Science and Technology in the Global African World series presents: Safiya Umoja Noble, Associate Professor, Departments of Information Studies...

January 23, 2020 4:00 p.m.
23 Jan
Single Cell Genomics in Studying Genome Instability Imaging

As part of the Aging Research Seminar Series, Jan Vijg, PhD, Lola and Saul Kramer chairperson in Molecular Genetics, Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein...

Friday, January 24

24 Jan
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...

January 24, 2020 7:30 a.m.
24 Jan
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...

24 Jan
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

24 Jan
Advancing Digital Health and Data Analytics at the School of Nursing

The School of Nursing and the Mobile Sensing + Health Institute (MoSHI) are co-hosting MoSHI's January seminar. This rapid-fire presentation includes...

January 24, 2020 12:00 p.m.
24 Jan
Gastroenterology T32 Research Presentations

Brian Edwards, PhD will discuss "Sympathetic Regulation of Colon Function. Vikram Raghu, MD will discuss "Cost-effectiveness of Teduglutide in the...

24 Jan
Grant Writing Workshop

Do you want to obtain funding for a project but aren’t sure where to start? This workshop provides an overview of the grant-writing process as well as tips...

January 24, 2020 1:00 p.m.
24 Jan
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...

January 24, 2020 1:30 p.m.
24 Jan
Data Visualization Best Practices Including Introduction to Tableau Public

Being able to effectively communicate your data to an audience is a necessary part of any project. How to harness visualization tools to tell a story will be...

24 Jan
Cathedral

Based on archival work at the U.S. Naval Academy Mónica del Valle will talk about the recently released writings and photographs of Haitian detainees in...

January 24, 2020 2:00 p.m.
24 Jan
Researchers' Writing Group

Join the Researchers’ Writing Group – this voluntary writing program is open to all faculty. The program will provide a space for interested faculty to meet...

January 24, 2020 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 25

25 Jan
Music on the Edge: TAK Ensemble

UPDATE: The location of this event has been changed to Bellefield Hall Auditoriurm Free - Music on the Edge presents TAK ensemble, an energetic and...

January 25, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Monday, January 27

27 Jan
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...

January 27, 2020 9:00 a.m.
27 Jan
Strategic Planning Workshop for Faculty: Drive Pitt’s progress

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

January 27, 2020 9:30 a.m.
27 Jan
Advanced EndNote

This hands-on class will show you how to use more advanced features of EndNote, including adding and editing citation styles, using filters and Smart Groups,...

27 Jan
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

27 Jan
Strategic Planning Workshop for Staff: Drive Pitt’s progress

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

January 27, 2020 12:00 p.m.
27 Jan
Visual Analytics: Getting Started with Data-Informed Decision Making

The University generates large volumes of data that can be used to improve the operations and administration of teams—both large and small. This workshop...

January 27, 2020 1:00 p.m.
27 Jan
Pitt Commons Training Session: General Questions

Join us for a training session to discover the rich opportunities available on the web-based hub for mentoring, networking and connecting with people in the...

27 Jan
Fashion Patternmaking

This class is open to all skill levels! This class is the first step to creating your own patterns from scratch. Please wear form-fitting clothes, as we...

January 27, 2020 6:00 p.m.
27 Jan
Institutional Colors in my Neighborhood: The challenge of Graffiti Art

The brown buff paint in Chicago is a sign of trauma. Chicago's graffiti blasters program is a task force strategy to erase graffiti (voices) that rebel in...

January 27, 2020 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 28

28 Jan
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...

January 28, 2020 9:00 a.m.
28 Jan
Nurse Practitioner Specialization and the Ripple Effects of Policy

This breakfast is hosted by the Pitt Nursing Health Services and Policy Research Group. As the nurse practitioner workforce has grown, nurse practitioner...

January 28, 2020 9:00 a.m.
28 Jan
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

28 Jan
Teaching Inclusively

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

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

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

January 28, 2020 11:45 a.m.
28 Jan
Strategic Planning Workshop for Staff: Drive Pitt’s progress

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

January 28, 2020 12:00 p.m.
28 Jan
lterations in circadian machinery and ω-oxidation of fatty acids in the pathogenesis of alcohol-induced liver injury

As part of the PLRC Seminar series, Dr. Suthat Liangpunsakul, Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, will present on "Alterations...

January 28, 2020 12:00 p.m.
28 Jan
Advanced PowerPoint For Presentations

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

28 Jan
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...

January 28, 2020 1:00 p.m.
28 Jan
Strategic Planning Workshop for Faculty: Drive Pitt’s progress

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

January 28, 2020 3:30 p.m.
28 Jan
Who's Using Your Data? Data Privacy Panel & Dinner

How is your personal information is being used, collected, and shared? Who is profiting from it? Discover the debates happening behind-the-scenes about your...

January 28, 2020 4:00 p.m.
28 Jan
GET CRANKY: Panoramic Scrolling Workshop

Crankies, known as scrolling panoramas in the 19th century, are an old form of storytelling art. In this workshop, we will explore ways to share stories...

January 28, 2020 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 29

29 Jan
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...

January 29, 2020 9:00 a.m.
29 Jan
Microsoft Teams: Communicate and Collaborate Like Never Before

This introductory session demonstrates how you and your students, staff, or colleagues can improve communication and collaboration using Microsoft Teams....

January 29, 2020 9:00 a.m.
29 Jan
ChIP-Seq

This is a 4-hour workshop. The morning session (10am - 12pm) provides a brief introduction to techniques, platforms, and methods used in chromatin profiling...

29 Jan
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

29 Jan
Preventing Cheating and Plagiarism

One national study conducted by the Academic Integrity Center at Duke University suggests that 3 in 4 college students cheat. And cheating is more likely...

January 29, 2020 10:30 a.m.
29 Jan
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...

January 29, 2020 11:00 a.m.
29 Jan
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....

January 29, 2020 12:00 p.m.
29 Jan
Strategic Planning Workshop: What is your plan for Pitt?

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

January 29, 2020 12:00 p.m.
29 Jan
Using Animals Responsibly in Biomedical Research

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

29 Jan
Compensating Your Research Participants

Learn about Pitt's Vincent Payment Solution which was customized to meet the needs of Pitt/UPMC researchers. This session will provide a brief overview of...

29 Jan
Qualtrics Basics: Create Your Own Online Surveys

Pitt’s Online Survey System (Qualtrics) allows you to easily create and distribute surveys, collect data, analyze responses, and present results using...

January 29, 2020 1:00 p.m.
29 Jan
Querying Databases with SQL

Relational databases play an important role in both academic research and data-driven industries, and the most common way to access them is using Structured...

29 Jan
Reckoning and Judgement: The Promise of Al

The Humanities Center welcomes our Visiting Fellow Brian Cantwell-Smith (University of Toronto, School of Information) for a lecture. Brian Cantwell Smith...

January 29, 2020 4:00 p.m.
29 Jan
Faculty Book Talk: Alan Lesgold

Learning for the Age of Artificial Intelligence is a richly informed argument for curricular change to educate people towards achievement and success as...

29 Jan
Learning for the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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

January 29, 2020 4:30 p.m.
29 Jan
Endoscopic and Radiologic Unknowns

Amir Gougol, MD, GI Fellow, Year IAmir Ali Ghafarri, MD, PhD, GI Fellow, Year i

January 29, 2020 5:00 p.m.
29 Jan
Fusion 360 Training: Part 1

Fusion 360 is a cloud-based Computer Aided Design (CAD) & Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) tool for collaborative product development that combines...

January 29, 2020 6:00 p.m.
29 Jan
Poison Garden: Poisoning in Agatha Christie's Literature

Sylvia Pamboukian, PhD Professor of English Robert Morris University C.F. Reynolds Medical History Society Lecture Series

January 29, 2020 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 30

30 Jan
Qualtrics Next Steps: Do More with Online Surveys

For staff who are interested in taking their skills using Pitt’s Online Survey System (Qualtrics) to the next level. Participants in this hands-on session...

January 30, 2020 9:00 a.m.
30 Jan
SBIR/STTR Workshop

Interested in learning about funding opportunities for startups and small businesses? Join us for our SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research)/STTR (Small...

30 Jan
SBIR/STTR Workshop

Get in-depth exposure to federal grant funding opportunities Learn about resources specifically available to University faculty and PA small...

30 Jan
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

30 Jan
Drawing the Lines

How redistricting reform will improve Pennsylvania and restore citizen’s trust in government. The Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy Discussions...

January 30, 2020 12:00 p.m.
30 Jan
From Protocol to Publication: Selecting the Right Reporting Guideline for Your Paper...

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...

30 Jan
Graduate Studies Lunch and Learn: resolve Crisis Services

The Provost Office - Graduate Studies facilitates monthly gatherings for administrators and faculty to discuss available resources, academic policies and...

January 30, 2020 12:00 p.m.
30 Jan
Strategic Planning Workshop for Staff: Drive Pitt’s progress

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

January 30, 2020 12:00 p.m.
30 Jan
Effing the Ineffable: What Deep Learning Teaches Us About Saying What Cannot Be Said

The Humanities Center welcomes our Visiting Fellow Brian Cantwell-Smith (University of Toronto, School of Information) for a colloquium. His respondents will...

January 30, 2020 12:30 p.m.
30 Jan
Becoming a Grading Guru | Part One

The Grading Process and Providing Feedback This workshop will introduce participants to types of student assessment and the steps in the grading process....

January 30, 2020 1:00 p.m.
30 Jan
Vinyl Making 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...

January 30, 2020 1:00 p.m.
30 Jan
Strategic Planning Workshop: What is your plan for Pitt?

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

January 30, 2020 2:00 p.m.
30 Jan
BridgeBio Session

Here's a potential opportunity to get funding for your research in genetic diseases. BridgeBio, a drug development company focused on producing breakthrough...

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

Art in public spaces can play a role in how the University community interacts with the campus and each other. Provost Ann Cudd and Senior Vice Chancellor...

January 30, 2020 4:00 p.m.
30 Jan
Exposing Chernobyl

The hit HBO minseries Chernobyl thrust the nuclear disaster back into public consciousness. What are its legacies in and around the “Exclusion zone”? This...

January 30, 2020 4:00 p.m.
30 Jan
Pulling Curiosity Off the Shelf: the Library as a Platform for Inquiry

Join us for a lecture from Megan Prelinger. Megan Shaw Prelinger is a cultural historian and archivist. She is the co-founder of the Prelinger Library in...

January 30, 2020 4:00 p.m.
30 Jan
Hoopla 2020

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

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

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

January 30, 2020 6:00 p.m.
30 Jan
Khadijah Queen and Kathy Fagan: Readings and Onstage Conversation with Yona Harvey

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents readings and conversations with poets Khadijah Queen and Kathy Fagan. Khadijah Queen is the author of the...

January 30, 2020 7:30 p.m.
30 Jan
Pianist Benjamin Laude

Laude will perform selections by Beethoven in honor of the composer's 250th birthday. Laude is a pianist of international standing whose playing has been...

30 Jan
photo of Center for Creativity Open Mic crowd

Bring your talent. Bring a friend. Bring it on. We provide a stage, a mic, and a supportive environment, whether you're an experienced performer or a...

January 30, 2020 8:30 p.m.

Friday, January 31

31 Jan
Martin Barkman

Join the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration Center for Supply Chain Management's Breakfast Speaker Series....

31 Jan
Pitt-Greensburg: All of Us Research Program

Representatives of the All of Us Pennsylvania, in coordination with the University of Pittsburgh, will be on campus conducting visits with individuals...

31 Jan
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

31 Jan
School-Wide Read

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

January 31, 2020 10:30 a.m.
31 Jan
Application of Novel Implementation Science Methods in a VA National Hepatitis C Program

Shari S. Rogal, MD, MPH - Assistant Professor of Medicine & Surgery, Center for Liver Diseases

31 Jan
Dissertation Defense: Yun-Yi Pai

Physics and Astronomy defense entitled, "Superconductivity of Strontium Titanate in Reduced Dimensions" by Yun-Yi Pai

January 31, 2020 12:00 p.m.
31 Jan
Experimental Approaches to the Treatment of Schizophrenia

The Department welcomes Donald Goff, MD to Pittsburgh where he will present a Distinguished Scientist Lecture as part of our regular Friday series. Dr. Goff...

31 Jan
Novel Insights into the Role of Beta-Catenin in Biliary Pathophysiology

Kari Nejak-Bowen, PhD, MBA, assistant professor of pathology (Division of Experimental Pathology), School of Medicine, will present the next Senior Vice...

January 31, 2020 12:00 p.m.
31 Jan
Creating Digital Exhibits with Omeka

Omeka is a platform for creating digital exhibits. Using this tool, you can organize related items into collections or narrative exhibits in order to display...

31 Jan
Developing a Lesson Plan

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

January 31, 2020 2:00 p.m.
31 Jan
Researchers' Writing Group

Join the Researchers’ Writing Group – this voluntary writing program is open to all faculty. The program will provide a space for interested faculty to meet...

January 31, 2020 2:00 p.m.

Monday, February 3

03 Feb
Laser Cutting Workshop

Learn how to use the Rabbit industrial laser cutter at Pitt MAC! Once you've taken this workshop you will be able to use the laser cutter during equipment...

February 03, 2020 6:30 a.m.
03 Feb
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

03 Feb
Introduction to Canvas

Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This three-hour long training will get you up and running in Canvas in a single session. We will...

February 03, 2020 1:00 p.m.
03 Feb
DocuSign Basics: Gather e-Signatures and Manage Document Workflow

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

February 03, 2020 2:00 p.m.
03 Feb
Teaching Effectively with and without PowerPoint - Canvas Edition!

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...

February 03, 2020 2:00 p.m.
03 Feb
Night Out at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center

Please join the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion for a night out at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center on Monday,...

Tuesday, February 4

04 Feb
LabArchives: Making the Switch to Electronic Research Notebooks

Learn how LabArchives Professional Edition—available to Pitt students, faculty, and staff at no charge—can help organize, manage, share, and store research...

February 04, 2020 10:00 a.m.
04 Feb
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...

04 Feb
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

04 Feb
Becoming a Faculty Ally: Teaching and Mentoring Latinx/Hispanic Students

As part of Understanding Our Students series, this session will focus on better understanding the needs of Latinx/Hispanic students in dealing with academic...

February 04, 2020 11:30 a.m.
04 Feb
Study Closeout

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

Wednesday, February 5

05 Feb
Box Basics: Getting Started with Cloud Collaboration

Learn how to access, edit, store, share, and comment on files online – for real-time cloud collaboration – from anywhere in the world. Plus, discover the...

February 05, 2020 10:00 a.m.
05 Feb
Gene Regulation

This 3-hr hands-on workshop provides an overview of resources and search strategies on transcriptional regulation. Emphasis will be given to HSLS-licensed...

05 Feb
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

05 Feb
Communication Ethics for Preventing Misconduct

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

05 Feb
Dissertation Defense: Sherin David

Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Stem Cell and Tissue-based Therapies for Male Infertility Major Advisor &...

05 Feb
Center of Excellence Lecture:  Liver Diseases

Ramon Bataller, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Chief of Hepatology, Center for Liver Diseases

February 05, 2020 5:00 p.m.
05 Feb
Mendeley Basics Workshop

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

February 05, 2020 6:00 p.m.
05 Feb
LAB 3: Oblivion

A touching and funny—and very modern—tale of parents, children, and the gulf that sometimes exists between them. Uber-hip Brooklynites Pam and Dixon take...

February 05, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 6

06 Feb
Members of Pitt Law PLISF Student Organization

Mark your calendars. PLISF is excited to announce that our 34th annual Auction will be held on Thursday, February 6th, 2020 on the first floor of the Barco...

February 06, 2020
06 Feb
Microsoft Teams: Communicate and Collaborate Like Never Before

This introductory session demonstrates how you and your students, staff, or colleagues can improve communication and collaboration using Microsoft Teams....

February 06, 2020 10:00 a.m.
06 Feb
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

06 Feb
Cathedral

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...

February 06, 2020 11:00 a.m.
06 Feb
Queering the Frankfurt School

The Humanities Center welcomes Adrian Daub (Stanford University, Comparative Literature) for a colloquium. His respondents will be Sabine von Dirke (German)...

February 06, 2020 12:30 p.m.
06 Feb
photo of two coffee cups with coffee coats

Pre-registration required: register here Cold coffee got you down this winter, or tired of playing hot potato after pouring a hot tea? Don’t you wish that...

06 Feb
Age of Epigonality: Creativity in the Rearview Mirror

Join us for a lecture from Adrian Daub (Standford University, Comparative Literature and German Studies). Adrian Daub is Professor of Comparative Literature...

February 06, 2020 4:00 p.m.
06 Feb
Year of the Rat

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

February 06, 2020 4:30 p.m.
06 Feb
2 people working with clay

As part of the University of Pittsburgh’s Year of Creativity celebrations, the University of Pittsburgh is partnering with Union Project to offer a 6-week...

February 06, 2020 6:00 p.m.
06 Feb
LAB 3: Oblivion

A touching and funny—and very modern—tale of parents, children, and the gulf that sometimes exists between them. Uber-hip Brooklynites Pam and Dixon take...

February 06, 2020 8:00 p.m.
06 Feb
The Verge

THE VERGE by Susan Glaspell (Trifles) was first produced by the Provincetown Players in the 1920s. While this non-realism play begins comedically, Glaspell...

February 06, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Friday, February 7

07 Feb
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...

February 07, 2020
07 Feb
Visual Analytics: Getting Started with Data-Informed Decision Making

The University generates large volumes of data that can be used to improve the operations and administration of teams—both large and small. This workshop...

February 07, 2020 10:00 a.m.
07 Feb
Basic EndNote for Macs

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

07 Feb
Researchers on the Rise: Melanie Grubisha, MD, PhD, and Rui Peixoto, PhD

We are pleased to feature presentations by two of our rising stars, Melanie Grubisha, MD, PhD and Rui Peixoto, PhD as part of our Researchers on the Rise...

07 Feb
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...

February 07, 2020 1:00 p.m.
07 Feb
Introduction to ArcGIS Level 1

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...

07 Feb
Researchers' Writing Group

Join the Researchers’ Writing Group – this voluntary writing program is open to all faculty. The program will provide a space for interested faculty to meet...

February 07, 2020 2:00 p.m.
07 Feb
Amanda Little speaks at the Global Food Forum

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

February 07, 2020 4:00 p.m.
07 Feb
LAB 3: Oblivion

A touching and funny—and very modern—tale of parents, children, and the gulf that sometimes exists between them. Uber-hip Brooklynites Pam and Dixon take...

February 07, 2020 8:00 p.m.
07 Feb
The Verge

THE VERGE by Susan Glaspell (Trifles) was first produced by the Provincetown Players in the 1920s. While this non-realism play begins comedically, Glaspell...

February 07, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 8

08 Feb
LAB 3: Oblivion

A touching and funny—and very modern—tale of parents, children, and the gulf that sometimes exists between them. Uber-hip Brooklynites Pam and Dixon take...

February 08, 2020 2:00 p.m.
08 Feb
LAB 3: Oblivion

A touching and funny—and very modern—tale of parents, children, and the gulf that sometimes exists between them. Uber-hip Brooklynites Pam and Dixon take...

February 08, 2020 8:00 p.m.
08 Feb
Music on the Edge: Duo Cortona

Co-presented with The Andy Warhol Museum Duo Cortona is a contemporary music ensemble dedicated to the creation of works for its unique instrumentation:...

February 08, 2020 8:00 p.m.
08 Feb
The Verge

THE VERGE by Susan Glaspell (Trifles) was first produced by the Provincetown Players in the 1920s. While this non-realism play begins comedically, Glaspell...

February 08, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 9

09 Feb
LAB 3: Oblivion

A touching and funny—and very modern—tale of parents, children, and the gulf that sometimes exists between them. Uber-hip Brooklynites Pam and Dixon take...

February 09, 2020 2:00 p.m.
09 Feb
The Verge

THE VERGE by Susan Glaspell (Trifles) was first produced by the Provincetown Players in the 1920s. While this non-realism play begins comedically, Glaspell...

February 09, 2020 2:00 p.m.

Monday, February 10

10 Feb
Pitt-Johnstown: What's your plan for Pitt?

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

February 10, 2020 10:00 a.m.
10 Feb
Webinar: Introduction to Canvas | Part 1

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

February 10, 2020 10:00 a.m.
10 Feb
Ninth Annual Scholarly Presentation Symposium

Join the School of Nursing and Dean Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob for a symposium featuring the work that has been published and presented by Nursing faculty,...

10 Feb
PEXT Brown Bag Lunch & Learn - Winter 2019

Bring your lunch and join the PantherExpress Travel & Expense Management team for a brown bag lunch and learn training session. Topics will include answers...

February 10, 2020 11:30 a.m.
10 Feb
Pitt-Johnstown: Strategic Planning Focus Group

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a focus group to share your thoughts about the next...

February 10, 2020 12:00 p.m.
10 Feb
Cathedral

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program Phd Defense: Tissue-restricted chikungunya virus is attenuated in mice and protective against virulent virus...

February 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.
10 Feb
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...

February 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.
10 Feb
Pitt-Johnstown: What's your plan for Pitt?

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a workshop to share your thoughts about the next...

February 10, 2020 1:30 p.m.
10 Feb
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....

February 10, 2020 2:00 p.m.
10 Feb
Qualtrics Next Steps: Do More with Online Surveys

For staff who are interested in taking their skills using Pitt’s Online Survey System (Qualtrics) to the next level. Participants in this hands-on session...

February 10, 2020 2:30 p.m.
10 Feb
Doctors, Termites, and Princesses: Landscapes of Health and Medicine in East Africa

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

February 10, 2020 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 11

11 Feb
Getting Systematic About Systematic Reviews

You’ve heard of systematic reviews (SRs), but what are they? This class will describe this relatively new type of research study, point you to emerging...

11 Feb
Better Grading and Feedback with Gradescope

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...

February 11, 2020 10:00 a.m.
11 Feb
DocuSign Next Steps: Enhancing Digital Agreements

Increase your DocuSign skills to take your digital business a step further. Learn conditional logic, custom fields, reporting, and more in this workshop for...

February 11, 2020 10:00 a.m.
11 Feb
Webinar: 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...

February 11, 2020 10:00 a.m.
11 Feb
Provost's Office Hours

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

February 11, 2020 10:30 a.m.
11 Feb
Introduction to Trusts: TIAA Live Webinar

Living trusts. Revocable trusts. Irrevocable trusts. Life insurance trusts. Phew…that’s a lot of trusts! You can learn about the different types of trusts...

February 11, 2020 12:00 p.m.
11 Feb
Mentoring and Advising Workshop: Referrals in Pathways: When and How to Make Them

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the referral process in Pathways, Pitt’s new advising and student success platform. We’ll cover when and how to make a...

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

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

11 Feb
White Privilege in Information

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

February 11, 2020 1:00 p.m.
11 Feb
Zotero Basics Workshop

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

February 11, 2020 4:00 p.m.
11 Feb
photo of typewriter

Pre-registration required: register here! “If you’re afraid you can’t write, the answer is to write." - Richard Rhodes Want to write, but not sure where...

Wednesday, February 12

12 Feb
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...

February 12, 2020 11:00 a.m.
12 Feb
PEXT Brown Bag Lunch & Learn - Winter 2019

Bring your lunch and join the PantherExpress Travel & Expense Management team for a brown bag lunch and learn training session. Topics will include answers...

February 12, 2020 11:30 a.m.
12 Feb
campus

​The only pure jazz artists on the Artful Wednesdays lineup this year features award-winning jazz saxophonist and recording artist, Mike Tomaro, as he...

February 12, 2020 12:00 p.m.
12 Feb
It's Only A Model: What Can and Can't be Learned from Computation

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

12 Feb
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...

February 12, 2020 12:00 p.m.
12 Feb
Command Line Basics

This hands-on workshop will teach how to (1) access a remote Unix machine (Center for Research Computing- HTC Cluster) using a text-based terminal, (2) use...

12 Feb
Creating Web Archives with Webrecorder

Do you screenshot or bookmark websites that you want to save? Many of us have had the experience of attempting to access a website only to find that links...

12 Feb
LabArchives: Making the Switch to Electronic Research Notebooks

Learn how LabArchives Professional Edition—available to Pitt students, faculty, and staff at no charge—can help organize, manage, share, and store research...

February 12, 2020 1:00 p.m.
12 Feb
She’s Got It: A Woman’s Guide to Saving and Investing: TIAA Live Webinar

You can discover saving and investing strategies developed especially for women and how you can put them into action. Learn more about TIAA live webinars...

February 12, 2020 3:00 p.m.
12 Feb
Reach for the Stars Presented by the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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

February 12, 2020 5:30 p.m.
12 Feb
Carter Calvert performs as Patsy Cline

Carter Calvert, a Broadway star and the title character in Always...Patsy Cline, has gained rave reviews and triumphant accolades for her heartfelt portrayal.

February 12, 2020 7:30 p.m.
12 Feb
The Verge

THE VERGE by Susan Glaspell (Trifles) was first produced by the Provincetown Players in the 1920s. While this non-realism play begins comedically, Glaspell...

February 12, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 13

13 Feb
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...

13 Feb
Inaugural Cancer and Caregiving Research Conference and Caregiver Workshop

Session on February 13 is geared for faculty clinicians, fellows, and graduate students. Session on February 14 is designed for families who are living with...

February 13, 2020 7:15 a.m.
13 Feb
Qualtrics Basics: Create Your Own Online Surveys

Pitt’s Online Survey System (Qualtrics) allows you to easily create and distribute surveys, collect data, analyze responses, and present results using...

February 13, 2020 10:00 a.m.
13 Feb
Webinar: 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...

February 13, 2020 10:00 a.m.
13 Feb
Managing Data for Comprehensive Lit Reviews: DistillerSR

Pitt faculty and staff in the schools of the health sciences have access to DistillerSR (DSR), web-based software that can be used to create screening and...

13 Feb
Strategic Planning Focus Group on Sustainability

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a focus group to share your thoughts about the next...

February 13, 2020 11:00 a.m.
13 Feb
Winter Academy Pitt Nursing Luncheon

Guests are cordially invited to join Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, for a special luncheon...

February 13, 2020 11:30 a.m.
13 Feb
Cybersecurity @ Home

Learn what cyber criminals are after and steps you can take to help secure your identity and help protect your finances. We will discuss phishing, measures...

February 13, 2020 12:00 p.m.
13 Feb
Data Security Best Practices for Researchers

This session will provide researchers the foundation for good data security practices. Protecting research data is a fundamental obligation to study...

13 Feb
Relationship Therapy: Investigators and Statisticians

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

13 Feb
De Ting About Blackness (A Meditation)

The Humanities Center welcomes Lou Maraj (English) for a colloquium. His respondents will be RA Judy (English) and Shalini Puri (English). Louis M. Maraj is...

February 13, 2020 12:30 p.m.
13 Feb
Developing a Teaching Portfolio

Teaching portfolios are an important component of any job application packet, and it is never too early in your teaching career to being developing yours....

February 13, 2020 1:00 p.m.
13 Feb
Cathedral

Presented by Patrick Strollo, MD, vice president, Medical service line, vice chair of Medicine for Veterans Affairs, and professor of Medicine and Clinical...

February 13, 2020 1:45 p.m.
13 Feb
Within Reach: Transitioning from Career to Retirement: TIAA Live Webinar

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

February 13, 2020 3:00 p.m.
13 Feb
Chronic Mcm 10 Deficiency is Linked to Human Disease

As part of the Aging Research Seminar Series, Anja Bielinsky, PhD, Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics; Associate Dean for Foundational...

13 Feb
Pitt Cyber Welcomes Preet Bharara

Join Pitt Cyber in welcoming former US Attorney and New York Times best-selling author Preet Bharara to the University of Pittsburgh. Bharara will discuss...

February 13, 2020 4:30 p.m.
13 Feb
IBD Collaborative

This semi-annual dinner program is offered as a regional collaboration between UPMC, AHN and regional gastroenterologists. Discussion for this Feb. 13th...

February 13, 2020 5:30 p.m.
13 Feb
The Verge

THE VERGE by Susan Glaspell (Trifles) was first produced by the Provincetown Players in the 1920s. While this non-realism play begins comedically, Glaspell...

February 13, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Friday, February 14

14 Feb
Pitt-Greensburg: All of Us Research Program

Representatives of the All of Us Pennsylvania, in coordination with the University of Pittsburgh, will be on campus conducting visits with individuals...

14 Feb
Inaugural Cancer and Caregiving Research Conference and Caregiver Workshop

Session on February 13 is geared for faculty clinicians, fellows, and graduate students. Session on February 14 is designed for families who are living with...

February 14, 2020 8:00 a.m.
14 Feb
Strategic Planning Focus Group on Data/Analytics

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a focus group to share your thoughts about the next...

February 14, 2020 9:30 a.m.
14 Feb
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...

February 14, 2020 10:00 a.m.
14 Feb
Clinical Grand Rounds

Dr. LalithKumar Solai, MD and Tami Minnier, MSN, RN, FACHE will host a Clinical Grand Rounds and discuss strategies for keeping patients safe while in our care.

14 Feb
Pitt Queer Professionals General Meeting

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

February 14, 2020 12:00 p.m.
14 Feb
The Role of Intestinal Lipoproteins in Inflammation and Metabolism

Alison B. Kohan, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

14 Feb
Afro-Latinx Portraiture: The Case of Arturo Schomburg

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

February 14, 2020 12:15 p.m.
14 Feb
Learning Python through Jupyter

This workshop is for attendees of any experience level. If you have experience with another programming language or have never programmed at all, this...

14 Feb
Pitt Commons Training Session: Group Features and Best Practices

Join us for a training session to discover the rich opportunities available on the web-based hub for mentoring, networking and connecting with people in the...

February 14, 2020 1:00 p.m.
14 Feb
Researchers' Writing Group

Join the Researchers’ Writing Group – this voluntary writing program is open to all faculty. The program will provide a space for interested faculty to meet...

February 14, 2020 2:00 p.m.
14 Feb
Pitt-Greensburg: Joan Chambers Concert Series presents Elizabeth Lins Shoenfelt, soprano

The Joan Chambers Concert Series will present soprano Elizabeth Lins Shoenfelt in a concert that is free and open to the public. The performance begins at...

14 Feb
Pitt-Greensburg: Joan Chambers Concert Series presents Elizabeth Lins Shoenfelt, soprano

The Joan Chambers Concert Series presents soprano Elizabeth Lins Shoenfelt in concert at the Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center. This event is free...

14 Feb
The Verge

THE VERGE by Susan Glaspell (Trifles) was first produced by the Provincetown Players in the 1920s. While this non-realism play begins comedically, Glaspell...

February 14, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 15

15 Feb
Steel City Step Show

Join the University of Pittsburgh's National Pan-Hellenic Council for the 23rd ANNUAL Steel City Step Show, a night of stepping, a dance style rooted in...

15 Feb
The Verge

THE VERGE by Susan Glaspell (Trifles) was first produced by the Provincetown Players in the 1920s. While this non-realism play begins comedically, Glaspell...

February 15, 2020 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 16

16 Feb
The Verge

THE VERGE by Susan Glaspell (Trifles) was first produced by the Provincetown Players in the 1920s. While this non-realism play begins comedically, Glaspell...

February 16, 2020 2:00 p.m.
16 Feb
Heinz Chapel Chamber Choir Festival

Free - Three outstanding high school chamber choirs join Heinz Chapel Choir for a celebration of a cappella singing. This year's guests include Seneca Valley...

February 16, 2020 3:30 p.m.

Monday, February 17

17 Feb
Cathedral

Are you planning on conducting research internationally? Join us to learn about the tips, tools, and where to find the necessary resources. This workshop...

February 17, 2020 10:00 a.m.
17 Feb
Strategic Planning Focus Group on Collaboration/Partnerships

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a focus group to share your thoughts about the next...

February 17, 2020 12:00 p.m.
17 Feb
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...

17 Feb
Box Basics: Getting Started with Cloud Collaboration

Learn how to access, edit, store, share, and comment on files online – for real-time cloud collaboration – from anywhere in the world. Plus, discover the...

February 17, 2020 2:00 p.m.
17 Feb
Strategic Planning Focus Group on Sustainability

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a focus group to share your thoughts about the next...

February 17, 2020 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 18

18 Feb
Dissertation Defense: Ariel Shensa

Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Program PhD Defense: Social Media and Face-to-Face Interactions Among U.S. Young Adults: Associations with...

February 18, 2020 9:00 a.m.
18 Feb
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...

February 18, 2020 11:45 a.m.
18 Feb
Mentoring Academy | Second Session

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

February 18, 2020 12:00 p.m.
18 Feb
Role of FGF 19 & 21 on Hepatic Lipid Metabolism

As part of the PLRC Seminar Series, Dr. David Mangelsdorf, Professor of Pharmacology &Biochemistry at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will...

February 18, 2020 12:00 p.m.
18 Feb
IT Security: Protecting Yourself and the University from Cyber Threats

Pitt Information Technology has a robust array of security measures and centralized security controls to protect the University’s network and data, but we...

February 18, 2020 2:00 p.m.
18 Feb
Start Smart: Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Join top IP lawyers for an interactive seminar and workshop on how to protect your intellectual property rights; how to handle intellectual property created...

February 18, 2020 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 19

19 Feb
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,...

February 19, 2020 7:00 a.m.
19 Feb
Cathedral

Overseeing a research study can be challenging, especially if you are new to the research environment. This workshop will provide an overview of the various...

February 19, 2020 9:00 a.m.
19 Feb
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...

19 Feb
DocuSign Basics: Gather e-Signatures and Manage Document Workflow

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

February 19, 2020 10:00 a.m.
19 Feb
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...

February 19, 2020 10:00 a.m.
19 Feb
campus

​Experiencing htis ensemble of brilliant classical guitarists will bring sheer beauty and harmony to your February day! Free lunch! No need to sign up,...

February 19, 2020 12:00 p.m.
19 Feb
How to Partner with and Recruit in Schools

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

19 Feb
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...

February 19, 2020 3:00 p.m.
19 Feb
Recording High Quality Video

In this workshop you will learn the basics of video recording. Learn how to plan for a shoot, the techniques professionals use to record high quality video,...

19 Feb
Faculty Book Talk: Oscar E. Swan

Customs and Culture in Poland under the Last Saxon King Jedrzej Kitowicz was a parish priest in central Poland with a military and worldly past. In his later...

19 Feb
Pitt Pancreas Faculty (2019)

Adam Slivka, MD, PhD - Professor of Medicine, Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs Dhiraj Yadav, MD, MPH - Professor of Medicine, Program Director -...

February 19, 2020 5:00 p.m.
19 Feb
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...

Thursday, February 20

20 Feb
Strategic Planning Focus Group on Collaboration/Partnerships

Progress never comes from standing still and your ideas about the future of the University matter. Join a focus group to share your thoughts about the next...

February 20, 2020 9:30 a.m.
20 Feb
Version Control

In this coffee break, learn the basics of version control and how it helps keep your work safe and reliable. We’ll cover how Github, Google Drive, and Box...

20 Feb
Becoming a Grading Guru | Part Two

Designing Rubrics This workshop will present different types of rubric, review rubric design best practices, and guide participants through the process of...

February 20, 2020 11:00 a.m.
20 Feb
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...

20 Feb
Digitally Detecting Plagiarism

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

20 Feb
Staff Council TALKS " Flexible Work Arrangements at Pitt"

Did you hear? Flexible work arrangements for staff at Pitt, such as flexible work schedule, compressed week, telecommuting, and job sharing, do exist!...

February 20, 2020 12:00 p.m.