Announcements

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Second Step: Developing a Business Plan

Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for your business.

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Participate in Paid Decision-Making Experiments

You are being invited to participate in paid decision-making experiments at the Pittsburgh Experimental Economics Laboratory.

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Free Event: Adapting to Climate Change

Join us on Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. for the second Green Speakeasy, "Adapting to Climate Change: Lessons Learned Relocating an Alaskan Village," featuring Donald Antrobus, Village Infrastructure Protection Program Manager for the Denali Commission, and Joel Neimeyer, P.E., retired federal engineer.

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Gen Eds with Style: "Euro Chic: The Invention of Fashion"

This course address the historical shifts in cultural understandings of gender, class belonging, consumption habits and expectations, the international circulation of craftsmanship and celebrities, and technological innovation.

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Pittsburgh Campus to Move to Guarded Risk Posture

Today, the University announced that the Pittsburgh campus plans to shift to Guarded Risk posture on Monday, Oct. 19. Further messaging provided details on what this means for the community.

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Share Your Ideas: Pitt-Bradford Launches Strategic Planning Process

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is seeking input on its next strategic plan by Dec. 1.

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Register for the Faculty and Staff Development Program Fall Workshops

This term’s programming offers over 60 courses, all virtual to accommodate the various working environments of the University community.

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Register Today: Rolling Out a Vaccine for COVID-19: Present Prospects and Lessons from the Past

Sixty-five years ago, Jonas Salk and a team of scientists at Pitt developed the first safe and effective vaccine against polio. What can we learn from those efforts? Join a panel discussion on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. to find out.

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Dietrich School: Register Now for Equity Workshops

A new four-session workshop series for Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences faculty, students and staff will impart strategies to impact equity on campus.

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Graduate and Professional Students Virtual Town Hall

Important topics specific to the graduate student experience at Pitt will be discussed, including student organizations, diversity and inclusion efforts, health and counseling services and more.

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Political Activity and the University

The Office of Community and Governmental Relations has compiled guidance for the University community on campaign-related activities.

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University Senate to Host Mental Health Panel

Join and learn from an expert panel that includes award-winning author Kay Redfield Jamison from Johns Hopkins University on Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. via Zoom.

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Student Innovation Events

The Big Idea Center has many virtual innovation events this fall. They will inspire you on your entrepreneurial journey, provide practical advice and build your network. Join us for one or all of them.

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Free Sustainability Conference: Register Today

Hosted by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, this year’s conference theme is “Mobilizing for a Just Transition,” ensuring a focus on justice and ensuring no one is left behind in this transformation we are all a part of.

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Intro to Pitt Commercialization Webinar

Explore the step by step path to commercialization in this online webinar hosted by the Innovation Institute Oct. 13 at noon.

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Interview with Chuck Rosenberg: Governing in Crisis

Join the Institute of Politics and the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy for its latest episode of "Governing in Crisis."

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Sign up if You'd Like a Pitt Med Student Mentor Through Pitt Med Student Mentorship Alliance

If you are premed and would like to be paired with a medical student mentor at Pitt Med through the Pitt Med Student Mentorship Alliance, please sign up by Sunday, Oct. 4. 

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Can I Attend My Class in Person?

If you’re wondering whether you’re able to take a certain class in person, the Office of the Provost has published a guide that can help to answer your questions.

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Register for a Teaching Partners Flex@Pitt Conversation

On Friday, Oct. 2, from noon to 1 p.m., hear Flex@Pitt success stories from faculty members who have transformed their classrooms under the model.

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Spring 2021 Academic Calendar Released

Among the highlights shared by Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd include the first day of spring term classes (Jan. 19), replacement of the typical weeklong spring break with two student self-care days and a May 1 end to the spring term.