Events Calendar

University Times Events

June 16 - July 15, 2019

Sunday, June 16

16 Jun
Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections: Life Solutions Webinar

You get upsetting news and suddenly feel sick to your stomach. You're nervous about a big meeting and you begin to sweat, your heart races. Examples of the...

June 16, 2019
16 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 16, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Monday, June 17

17 Jun
Building Faith: Protecting Religious Freedom Through Land Use Laws

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law is proud to co-sponsor an unique CLE event with the Duquesne University School of Law. In recent years, legal...

June 17, 2019
17 Jun
Master Your Mind: Emotional and Physical Health Connections: Life Solutions Webinar

You get upsetting news and suddenly feel sick to your stomach. You're nervous about a big meeting and you begin to sweat, your heart races. Examples of the...

June 17, 2019
17 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 17, 2019 8:00 a.m.
17 Jun
Pitt-Johnstown Academic Planning Day

Academic planning days familiarize an incoming student with the Pitt-Johnstown campus, faculty, staff, regulations and procedures, and offers first-term...

17 Jun
Alexandra Mountain PhD Defense

White Ice: Labor and Education in the Global Hockey Arena, 1950-1980

17 Jun
Using Biology To Define Appropriate Treatments for Back Pain

The Right Treatment for the Right Patient at the Right Time Gwendolyn Sowa, MD, PhD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Professor, chair of the Department...

June 17, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 18

18 Jun
IISE 2019 SYMPOSIUM SERIES

At these globally-oriented presentations, our international visiting scholars will talk about how crises are managed in Pakistan schools, doctoral admission...

18 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 18, 2019 8:00 a.m.
18 Jun
Health and Flexible Spending Account Brown Bag

Health and Flexible Spending Account Brown Bag Tuesday, June 18 | Noon @ O’Hara Student Center Ballroom Two representatives from UPMC benefits department,...

June 18, 2019 12:00 p.m.
18 Jun
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...

18 Jun
Data Fusion and Modeling Complexity in Cancer

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series will host Saumyadipta Pyne, PhD, Scientific Director at the Public Health Dynamics...

18 Jun
Becoming a Grading Guru: Designing Rubrics

Asking students to perform authentic, complex tasks can provoke higher-level learning, but how can we assess a complicated assignment when it has no...

June 18, 2019 1:00 p.m.
18 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Lizette A. Muñoz Rojas

Lizette A. Muñoz Rojas will present her talk titled "Cuisine and the Conquest: Contrasting two 16th century native populations of the Viceroyalty of Peru".

June 18, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 19

19 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 19, 2019 8:00 a.m.
19 Jun
Instructional Multimedia: Panopto

Participants will get the most out of this workshop if they already have a basic familiarity with using a computer, and with Blackboard. If you are unsure...

June 19, 2019 10:00 a.m.
19 Jun
Teaching International Students

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

June 19, 2019 10:30 a.m.
19 Jun
Multicenter Research under an Investigator-Sponsored IND

This presentation will provide an overview of investigator-sponsored clinical trials with multiple research sites. Specifically, we will address the...

June 19, 2019 11:00 a.m.
19 Jun
Picnic on the Patio

Join Pitt Dining for a picnic on the Towers patio every Wednesday this summer! The picnics will feature a special menu item each week, along with all your...

June 19, 2019 11:00 a.m.
19 Jun
Staff Council General Meeting

Staff Council exists to advocate for and advance the interests of staff members across the institution while providing opportunities for professional...

June 19, 2019 12:00 p.m.
19 Jun
Q&A and Book Signing with UPJ’s Marissa Landrigan

Marissa Landrigan, associate professor of English at Pitt–Johnstown, will be in Pittsburgh to read from her most recent book, "The Vegetarian's Guide to...

June 19, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 20

20 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 20, 2019 8:00 a.m.
20 Jun
Pitt-Johnstown Academic Planning Day

Academic planning days familiarize an incoming student with the Pitt-Johnstown campus, faculty, staff, regulations and procedures, and offers first-term...

20 Jun
Developing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

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

June 20, 2019 10:00 a.m.
20 Jun
Cell Atlases as Road Maps to Health and Disease

Aviv Regev, PhD, professor of biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and chair of the faculty and director, Klarman Cell Observatory, Broad...

June 20, 2019 12:00 p.m.
20 Jun
Lunchtime Create Break: Felting Creatures

When the semester ends, it's time to take a deep breath and relax a little. At the Center for Creativity, we'd like to thank our Pitt faculty and staff for a...

20 Jun
Understanding Enrollment and Advisement Tools Available to Students

PeopleSoft Student Information System This presentation will provide an overview of enrollment and advisement tolls in PeopleSoft from the student and...

June 20, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Friday, June 21

21 Jun
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...

June 21, 2019 7:30 a.m.
21 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 21, 2019 8:00 a.m.
21 Jun
Open Forum: Senior Vice Chancellor Search

The search has begun for the next Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of...

June 21, 2019 8:00 a.m.
21 Jun
Do CEOs’ Outside Directorships Hurt the Performance of Their Own Firms?

Pengcheng Zhu will hold his final dissertation defense meeting on June 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 1 PM in Room 270 Mervis Hall.

June 21, 2019 10:30 a.m.
21 Jun
IMPACT 50 Summit

The Swanson School will co-host a special three-day gathering of alumni and supporters of the Pitt IMPACT Program, including includes a memorial to the late...

June 21, 2019 3:00 p.m.
21 Jun
CLE Event, Reception and Pittsburgh Pirates Game

Kick off Friday, June 21 with a 5 p.m. CLE event, at K&L Gates, entitled “Borders, Walls, Private Property, and the Trump Administration Agenda,” presented...

June 21, 2019 5:00 p.m.
21 Jun
Memorial Tribute for Dr. Karl Lewis, Founder of IMPACT at Pitt

Dr. Lewis was associate professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Pittsburgh and founded the Pitt Engineering IMPACT...

June 21, 2019 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 22

22 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 22, 2019 8:00 a.m.
22 Jun
IMPACT 50 Summit

The Swanson School will co-host a special three-day gathering of alumni and supporters of the Pitt IMPACT Program, including includes a memorial to the late...

June 22, 2019 9:00 a.m.

Sunday, June 23

23 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 23, 2019 8:00 a.m.
23 Jun
IMPACT 50 Summit

The Swanson School will co-host a special three-day gathering of alumni and supporters of the Pitt IMPACT Program, including includes a memorial to the late...

June 23, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Monday, June 24

24 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 24, 2019 8:00 a.m.
24 Jun
Pitt-Johnstown Summer Session 2 Begins

Pitt-Johnstown's 2019 Summer Session 2 begins June 24.

24 Jun
Pitt-Johnstown Academic Planning Day

Academic planning days familiarize an incoming student with the Pitt-Johnstown campus, faculty, staff, regulations and procedures, and offers first-term...

24 Jun
Christian Sands presents on Erroll Garner

June 24th, 2019 12:00 -2:00 PM Free Workshop at the Afro-American Music Institute (Homewood) 7131 Hamilton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15208 Jazz Piano...

June 24, 2019 12:00 p.m.
24 Jun
Using Implementation Science To Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Liver Disease

Shari Rogal, MD, MPH, John J. Fung/Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Assistant Professor of Transplant Surgery and assistant professor of surgery and of medicine,...

June 24, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 25

25 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 25, 2019 8:00 a.m.
25 Jun
4th Annual University-Wide Diversity Retreat

SAVE THE DATE Fourth Annual University-Wide Diversity Retreat “Instituting a Culture of Inclusion” Tuesday, June 25, 2019 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Alumni...

June 25, 2019 8:30 a.m.
25 Jun
The use of Gene Expression Profiling in Diagnosing Melanoma

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series will host Laura Ferris, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of...

25 Jun
Becoming a Grading Guru: Designing Better Test Questions

The traditional exam has been much-maligned in higher education. Educators bulk at the notion of “teaching to the test.” But are tests, or teaching to tests,...

June 25, 2019 1:00 p.m.
25 Jun
Nursing Speaker Series: Nurse Anesthesia Panel

Join the Pitt School of Nursing and the Eta chapter of Sigma for a panel discussion with four dynamic Pitt alumni. Jaclyn Ashline (BSN ’12, MSN ’16), Holly...

Wednesday, June 26

26 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 26, 2019 8:00 a.m.
26 Jun
Learn About Good Research Practices

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...

26 Jun
Picnic on the Patio

Join Pitt Dining for a picnic on the Towers patio every Wednesday this summer! The picnics will feature a special menu item each week, along with all your...

June 26, 2019 11:00 a.m.
26 Jun
Therapy Dogs at Pitt

Stressed out about the end of the fiscal year? Fretting over your programming for next year? Or, simply in need of a break from your office? To help ease our...

June 26, 2019 12:00 p.m.
26 Jun
PARK(ing) Day 2019: A Deeper Dive

Each September, people around the world turn metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces for a day: temporary parklets, creative interventions and social...

26 Jun
Writing Assignments: Design, Assessment, and Feedback

There are few things as painful as reading a poorly written student essay, and few things as rewarding as reading a well-crafted response to a writing...

June 26, 2019 1:00 p.m.
26 Jun
Who’s Next: Education happy hour with The Incline

Join us at a happy hour in honor of The Incline’s third Who’s Next: Education class including Assistant Professor Darren Whitfield. RSVP here.

Thursday, June 27

27 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 27, 2019 8:00 a.m.
27 Jun
Pitt-Johnstown Academic Planning Day

Academic planning days familiarize an incoming student with the Pitt-Johnstown campus, faculty, staff, regulations and procedures, and offers first-term...

27 Jun
Dissertation Defense: Yang Yu

Yang Yu will present her PhD dissertation titled, "The Role of Psychosocial and Behavioral Factors in Surgical Treatment for Weight Loss," with committee...

June 27, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Friday, June 28

28 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 28, 2019 8:00 a.m.
28 Jun
Legal Office Hours

Attend this rare opportunity to sit down face-to-face with legal professionals who have helped dozens of local startups across numerous sectors. Your...

June 28, 2019 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 29

29 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 29, 2019 8:00 a.m.
29 Jun
Pitt Day @Kennywood!

Come and celebrate with Pitt employees, families, and friends! There will be raffle baskets, bingo, t-shirt sales and activites for all ages!

June 29, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, June 30

30 Jun
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

June 30, 2019 8:00 a.m.
30 Jun
37th National Neurotrauma Society Symposium

We welcome individuals, families, and groups from the Pittsburgh region to attend this FREE event. The event is intended to attract middle schoolers, high...

Monday, July 1

01 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 01, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, July 2

02 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 02, 2019 8:00 a.m.
02 Jul
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...

Wednesday, July 3

03 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 03, 2019 8:00 a.m.
03 Jul
Picnic on the Patio

Join Pitt Dining for a picnic on the Towers patio every Wednesday this summer! The picnics will feature a special menu item each week, along with all your...

July 03, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 4

04 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 04, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Friday, July 5

05 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 05, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Saturday, July 6

06 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 06, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Sunday, July 7

07 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 07, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Monday, July 8

08 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 08, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, July 9

09 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 09, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, July 10

10 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 10, 2019 8:00 a.m.
10 Jul
Dissertation Defense: Hongjin Li

Hongjin Li will present her PhD dissertation titled, "The Psychological Symptom Cluster Among Women with Breast Cancer During Adjuvant Therapy", with...

July 10, 2019 10:00 a.m.
10 Jul
Best Practices in Online Teaching

Faculty who teach online or hybrid classes want to know how to design and teach courses that are pedagogically effective. This workshop will summarize and...

July 10, 2019 10:30 a.m.
10 Jul
Maggie & Stella's July Sip and See

Join Maggie & Stella's Cards & Gifts for a Sip and See event and enjoy tea and dip samples, raffles, discounts, and more!

July 10, 2019 11:00 a.m.
10 Jul
Picnic on the Patio

Join Pitt Dining for a picnic on the Towers patio every Wednesday this summer! The picnics will feature a special menu item each week, along with all your...

July 10, 2019 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 11

11 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 11, 2019 8:00 a.m.
11 Jul
Teaching Effectively with and without PowerPoint

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

July 11, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Friday, July 12

12 Jul
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...

July 12, 2019 7:30 a.m.
12 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 12, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Saturday, July 13

13 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 13, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Sunday, July 14

14 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 14, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Monday, July 15

15 Jul
Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of...

July 15, 2019 8:00 a.m.

June 16 - July 15, 2019