Announcements

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University Reduces Student Activity Fees

Recognizing that many in-person activities are not able to take place this year, Pitt is reducing the Student Activity fees for the 2020-21 academic year across all five campuses by 20%.

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Increase Patient Access to Healthcare and Impact Healthcare in a Big Way

Begin your career in Health Information Management today and significantly increase patient access to the health care services they need. 

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Auto Responses in Mobile Messaging Research Study

The School of Computing and Information is looking for participants for a research study to try out a messaging agent on their phone for two weeks.

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Webinar: How to Succeed in the Flex@Pitt Format

Join Undergraduate Academic Coaches from the Dietrich School's Study Lab to learn how to study smarter in any Flex@Pitt format. 

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Take Italian this Fall

Come take Italian in a supportive and engaging environment.

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Reminder: Join Staff Resiliency Town Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 5

All Pitt staff are invited to join a Zoom town hall on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 9:30 a.m. to learn more about the University’s planning for returning to campus during the fall term and ask questions.

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Last Chance: Vote for the People's Choice Award

Voting closes at midnight for the People’s Choice Award for the Art of Diversity Showcase and Competition. Cast your vote for your favorite visual, performance or written work now.

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Register Now: Resilience Framework Town Halls

Panelists, moderators and registration links are now available for the upcoming Resilience Framework town halls for faculty, students and staff.

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Funding from Pfizer

Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation are searching for new research programs within their strategic emerging scientific areas.

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Sign-up for Paid Participation in Economics Experiments

Researchers at University of Pittsburgh Experimental Economics Laboratory are conducting studies designed to test theories about individual decision making and students are being invited to participate.

Certainty & Serenity: Financial Security & E-Commerce Solutions to Strengthen Your Business

This webinar will educate on solutions to strengthen your business: Small business fraud, real cyber security protection, cyber insurance plus reaction time, safer e-commerce transactions. 

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Students Pursuing Pre-Med are Invited to Meet with Current School of Medicine Students

Dietrich School students interested in a future career as a medical doctor are invited to participate in a new partnership between the Dietrich School's Academic Advising Center and the Pitt Med Advisory Council.

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Deadline for Staff Early Retirement Eligibility Approaches

Eligible University staff have received information about the Staff Early Retirement Package and must let the Office of Human Resources know by Aug. 1 if they would like to accept.

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Pitt IT Helps Students and Faculty Get Tech Ready for Fall

To make sure students and faculty are ready for learning and teaching this fall, Pitt IT has shared recommended specifications for laptops and other devices.

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QuickBooks Financial Statement Essentials Plus Bank Reconciliations

Please join the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center and Wilke & Associates, CPAs, as they provide an overview of completing and understanding bank reconciliations, why reconciling your accounts is so important, and how this helps business owners maintain control over their company’s financial situation.

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New Students, Parents Can Get Their Questions Answered at Virtual Send-off Events 

Twenty virtual send-off events are happening today through the start of classes on Aug. 19. These informal, one-hour virtual events are designed for new students and parents to get their questions answered about the first days at Pitt’s campuses, but any member of the Pitt community can register. 

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Pitt Notifies Students of Housing Assignments, Including Hotels

The University of Pittsburgh today notified students of their housing assignments for the upcoming academic year, including the estimated 25% of first-year students that will live in three nearby hotels to reduce density in residence halls.

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Collaborate to Develop Better Technology Solutions for Clinical Care

Discover how Health Information Management professionals work with clinicians to customize solutions to meet the needs of the patient and the requirements of the clinician.

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Volunteer or Earn Work Study Helping Kids Learn with Jumpstart

Join Jumpstart for Zoom information sessions on July 29 and 30 to learn how you could help a child bridge that gap but give them the tools needed to overcome educational obstacles this year and beyond.

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Let's Talk Africa Covid 19: Impact on Education

Join the African Studies Program on July 24 for this timely panel discussion and learn from and share with educators from Algeria, Uganda, Ghana and Tanzania.