Events Calendar

University Times Events

Friday, October 25

25 Oct
Cathedral

So often, the holidays are depicted as a time of blissful good cheer and family connection. Why do so many of us feel busy, pressured, or lonely each year...

October 25, 2019
25 Oct
Issues in LGBT Health with  Secretary of Health Rachel Levine

In honor of LGBT History Month, Pitt Public Health welcomes back PA Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, MD. Among the nation’s leading advocates for LGBTQ...

25 Oct
To Those Who Grasp It: Responding to October 27

On October 27th, 2018, a white supremacist killed eleven worshipers at the Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations in the...

25 Oct
campus

As part of Homecoming 2019, stop by the Pitt Global Hub to contribute your answer to "What Makes Pitt Feel Like Home?," as well as try out some coffee and...

25 Oct
Writing Assignments: Design, Assessment, and Feedback

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

October 25, 2019 11:00 a.m.
25 Oct
Spooky Strides

Join the Be Fit Pitt group for a 1-mile walking loop around the Cathedral of Learning. The loop will include multiple Halloween-themed activity stations....

25 Oct
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...

25 Oct
Cathedral

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

October 25, 2019 2:00 p.m.
25 Oct
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...

October 25, 2019 2:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Agora Speaker Series

Transnational, Hemispheric, and Cold War Arts: A Collective Book Launch

October 25, 2019 3:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Dr. Penny Sackett (Former Chief Scientist of Australia)

Title: Living as if we have a future on this Earth Abstract: We are living in the Anthropocene. Recent research shows that humans are — on many fronts —...

October 25, 2019 3:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Mixed Media (Card) Making

Do you love to experiment with mixed media? Need a personalized gift for a friend or family member? Create mini custom designs with paper, beads, fabric, and...

25 Oct
Transnational, Hemispheric, and Cold War Arts: A Collective Book Launch

Join the Humanities Center for a Transnational, Hemispheric, and Cold War Arts: A Collective Book Launch with Caitlin Bruce (Pitt, Communication), Harris...

October 25, 2019 3:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Disability and the Future: A Conversation on Conserving and Promoting Human Diversity

The Medical Humanities welcome Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Emory, English) for a lecture. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson is a disability justice and culture...

October 25, 2019 5:30 p.m.
25 Oct
Disability and the Future: A Conversation with Rosemarie Garland-Thomson on Conserving and Promoting Human Diversity

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, PhD Professor of English Emory University Abstract: This free reading and activist-academic networking hour at the Senator John...

October 25, 2019 5:30 p.m.
25 Oct
Pitt Law Alumni Reunion Weekend

Join us this fall as we celebrate 2019 Pitt Homecoming and host our annual Pitt Law Alumni Reunion Weekend. Attendees will have an opportunity to visit with...

October 25, 2019 6:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Agora Speaker Series

This free reading and activist-academic networking hour at the Senator John Heinz History Center provides an opportunity for scholars, activists, health care...

October 25, 2019 7:00 p.m.
25 Oct
Homecoming Laser and Fireworks Show

Join your fellow Pitt students and alumni on Bigelow Boulevard to see the skies above the Cathedral of Learning light up. Pitt Program Council invites you to...

October 25, 2019 9:00 p.m.

Friday, October 25