Announcements

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Take Italian this Spring

The Italian program is pleased to share with you its course offerings for the spring term.

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Pitt SHRS Fall Open House

Explore our programs and career paths at the Fall 2020 Open House for the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 6-9 p.m.

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Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

The Mechanics of Starting a Small Business program provides a foundation by helping you learn about business structures, how to access helpful resources, discover available funding options, what to do to formally establish your business and prepare you to develop a business plan to attract funding for your business. 

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Panel to Explore New Federal Regulations on Sexual Misconduct

The session, which will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 22, will feature Associate Vice Chancellor for Civil Rights and Title IX Katie Pope, Professor of Law Deborah Brake and a representative from Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, among others.

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Submit an Artifact for the Hispanic Heritage Month Showcase

While Hispanic Heritage Month is over, Pitt is still collecting artifacts for its showcase, which will be displayed in an online gallery and shared via University social media channels.

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Volunteers Needed for Farmers to Families Food Box Distributions

Help distribute food boxes to Pittsburgh neighbors at sites in Homewood and Oakland on Oct. 21, in the Hill District on Oct. 24 and in Carrick, Hazelwood and Homestead/Munhall on Oct. 29.

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Bigelow Block to Reopen to Pedestrian Traffic, Provide Additional Outdoor Student Spaces

On Oct. 24, access to the midblock crosswalk and the north and east portions of the William Pitt Union grounds and the surrounding walkways will reopen. 

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The University of Pittsburgh on Coursera

The Coursera community has launched a global effort to assist universities and colleges in delivering courseware online, and Pitt students, faculty and staff can access its catalogue.

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Life Solutions Webinar Teaches How to Save for the Future

Available through October, "Saving for the Future," a Life Solutions webinar, will teach you how to utilize emotionally charged saving techniques to motivate you to set and keep your savings goals.

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Ad Hoc Committee on Fossil Fuels Seeks Input

Members of the University of Pittsburgh community are encouraged to express their views to the Ad Hoc Committee on Fossil Fuels of the Board of Trustees in two upcoming forums.

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Learn About Retirement Income Planning

The Office of Human Resources is partnering with TIAA to offer employees exclusive access to a webinar focused on how to manage lifetime income.

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Thirteen-Day Cybersecurity Challenge: Escape from Zombieburgh

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness month, and Pitt Information Technology invites students to participate in their 13-Day Cybersecurity Challenge. It all starts on Monday, Oct. 19, and runs daily through Halloween.

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Wi-Fi Upgrade to Affect MyResNet Service Early on Oct. 18

As part of its ongoing efforts to resolve service disruptions and optimize MyResNet performance, Pitt IT has scheduled network maintenance to upgrade Wi-Fi infrastructure in University residences on Sunday, Oct. 18.

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Plugging Into Profits Session: Financing Your Small Business

Understand the financial fundamentals of a small business.

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Guarded Risk Posture and Activity Area Plans

As the Pittsburgh campus plans to move to Guarded Risk posture on Oct. 19, remember that each unit has its own activity area plan outlining its operations in each posture.

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Pitt-Johnstown Moves to Elevated Risk Posture

In response to an increase in cases on campus, the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown campus has moved to the Elevated Risk operational posture, effective Oct. 14.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week

During one week each November, thousands of events and competitions in 170 countries inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. 

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A Strategic Approach to United States Cybersecurity

Join Pitt Cyber and Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab for a conversation with the Cyberspace Solarium Commission on Oct. 19.

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New Spring Course: "Green France"

Take French 1036, "Green France," a new interdisciplinary course taught in English with no pre-requisites. Counts for the Sustainability Certificate and the Environmental Studies and French majors.

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Attend the Pitt Education Virtual Admissions Open House

Are you considering becoming a student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education? Attend our fall 2020 virtual open house. Join us to learn more about us and your fit within our school on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. via Zoom.