Announcements

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Learn About the Crisis in Nigeria

On the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, we join together to discuss what is occurring in Nigeria.

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Creative Arts Fellowship Deadline Nov. 15

Students of any major are eligible to apply for the fellowships to support creating a piece of art, a film, a musical composition or other creative work under the supervision of a faculty member or graduate student.

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Free Virtual Backyard Composting Workshop

This Pitt Green Home Office Lunch & Learn will cover the importance and benefits of composting, along with how to set up composting at home, proper maintenance and how to use finished compost. 

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From Spark to Screen: Bringing Your Idea to Life

The Center for Creativity is hosting a virtual panel discussion with creators who will share their experiences making Pittsburgh-inspired movies.

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Public Comments Sought for Gift Acceptance and Naming Policy

Pitt students, faculty and staff can participate in reviewing draft policy and providing comments during the comment period.

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Auto Responses in Mobile Messaging Research Study

We are looking for participants for a research study to try out a messaging agent on their phone for two weeks.

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How Do You Bring Your Story to the Screen?

Join us for an all-star panel who will share their experiences making Pittsburgh-inspired movies.

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Dietrich School Peer Advising Is Avaialable Remotely!

Peer Advisors are available to meet with Dietrich School students remotely via Zoom for assistance. 

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A Tribute to the Founding Director of African Studies

This celebratory gathering is a tribute to the African Studies inaugural director Joseph K. Adjaye. The event will honor his memory through the establishment of an endowed scholarship to help students study Africa.

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What is HIM (Health Information Management)?

Health Information Management (BS) offers flexible and lucrative careers in health care. But what is it?

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This Friday: Celebrate First Cohort to Complete Pitt’s Global Competence Certificate

More than 25 Pitt faculty and staff will be celebrated at a virtual event on Friday, Nov. 6, for earning the Global Competence Certificate, one of the opportunities offered by Pitt’s Faculty and Staff Development Program. The celebration will close out this year’s annual International Week.

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Call for Artists: What Does Black Lives Matter Mean to You?

Pitt invites artists throughout Western Pennsylvania to submit art for the outdoor exhibition, “Don’t Look Away: Because Mattering is the Minimum,” which will be erected on the Pittsburgh campus this winter. The deadline to submit is Dec. 1, 2020.

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Notes of PAWSitivity During These Trying Times

As you walk around campus, keep your eye out for small notecards featuring positive messages, inspiring quotes and even tiny works of art sure to brighten your day. 

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Register for Orientation to Research Fundamentals  

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Orientation to Research Fundamentals Program is an intensive, two-day workshop which covers the basic concepts required to successfully coordinate a research study and provides an overview of the research resources and regulatory requirements for conducting clinical research at the University of Pittsburgh.  

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University Creates Voluntary Early Retirement Program for Represented Employees

Eligibility is limited to represented (union-eligible) employees who have served a minimum of 10 consecutive years of full-time service at the University and who have reached age 59 by Sept. 1, 2020. Learn more about the program.

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Health Sciences Graduate Programs and Career Paths: The Perspectives of Black Faculty

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 5-6 p.m., Black faculty members will share insights on their own career paths and the graduate and professional programs their different schools offer at Pitt.

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Voting Questions Answered

With Nov. 3 just days away, many people still have questions on how, where and whether they can vote. Get information on issues such as voting while in isolation or quarantine, voting in person and casting a mail-in ballot.

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Falk Laboratory School Holding Virtual Open Houses

Join Falk Laboratory School for a virtual open house on Saturday, Nov.14, 2020, and Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020.

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Reminder: Submit Community Engaged Scholarship Forum Proposals and Award Nominations

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit workshop proposals and nominate partnerships and peers for awards for the 2021 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum, "Progress Through Partnerships: Advancing Community Resilience," by Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. 

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GSPIA to Host Virtual Event on the Military, Politics and the Upcoming Election

The Wednesday, Oct. 28, event will feature a panel of civil-military experts discussing how the military’s reputation for being politically neutral is being challenged during the current election cycle.