Announcements

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Register for Spring Term Teaching Workshops

Instructors, get a start on spring term and register for one of the University Center for Teaching and Learning’s upcoming workshops.

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Instructors: Help Your Students Learn How to Use Educational Technology Tools

The University Center for Teaching and Learning has created an Online Student Toolkit for students that will help them learn tools and strategies needed to succeed in hybrid and online courses.

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New Human Resources and Payroll System Launches

With the new year comes a new human resources and payroll system: Pitt Worx. Review the Getting Started in Pitt Worx guide on the Pitt Worx Hub on SharePoint to learn about the most important items to you as an employee.

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Develop Your Technical Skills and Improve the Lives of Children

Health Information Management (HIM) professionals use technology to connect clinicians and patients in both small and big ways.

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SHRS Innovation Challenge

The SHRS Innovation Challenge is an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to translate their ideas and developments, originating in our labs and classrooms, into rehabilitation products and services that have real impact.

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Call for Papers: GOSECA 18th Annual Conference (Virtual)

The Graduate Organization for Study of Europe and Central Asia (GOSECA) will host a annual graduate student conference. The theme is "Crisis, Change and Dissent" in Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

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Volunteers for Paid, Remote Research Study

University of Pittsburgh’s FACETLab is conducting a paid and remote research study using Zoom.

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Parking Update During Winter Break

Three lots will be available for postdocs, graduate students and essential staff to park at no cost while they are working on campus during the winter recess.

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Now Hear This: Processing ... Debuts Season Two

The University’s Center for Creativity has released several episodes of the second season of its podcast Processing ... New episodes will follow; subscribe now via Apple’s Podcasts app.

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LifeX Labs Accepting Applications for Free Accelerator Program

The accelerator is a free, three-month immersive program for a cohort of pre-incorporation or recently incorporated life sciences ventures. The deadline to apply is Jan. 22, 2021. 

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Participants Needed for a Paid Online Research Study

Pitt’s FacetLab is looking for volunteers to participate in a paid research study.

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Let's Talk Africa: The Past, Present and Future of Women and Law in Africa

Come join the honorable Ari Tobi, renowned speaker and writer. 

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Data: The New Weapon in the War Against Opioids

Health Information Management (HIM) professionals help connect the pieces to turn data into solutions.

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Join the African Studies Book Club

The African Studies Book Club is back with His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie, a Pitt African Studies alumna.

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Sign Up for the United Way Virtual Trivia Bowl

The Pittsburgh City Game will pit our University faculty and staff teams against Duquesne University’s in a bracket-style tournament fundraiser to benefit the United Way. Register by Jan. 20.

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Friday Deadline: Community Engaged Scholarship Forum Awards and Workshops

The deadline to submit nominations for the two awards honoring individuals at the 2021 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum (CESF) and for workshop and poster presentation proposals is this Friday, Dec. 11, at 11:59 p.m.

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Reminder: Human Resource, Payroll Systems Transition Begins Monday, Jan. 4

Employees and student workers must meet PRISM deadlines ahead of Pitt Worx launch.

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Pitt Sports Science Industry Insights Webinar

Join a sports science webinar featuring Brendon Huttman, former director of performance science for the Pittsburgh Pirates. 

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Register for Engaged Scholarship Workshop Series

Faculty, postdocs and grad students are invited to attend a workshop series to learn about Engaged Scholarship.

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Pitt IT Town Halls Scheduled for Staff and Faculty

Chief Information Officer Mark Henderson will share Pitt IT’s vision and major initiatives to support teaching, learning, research and work at the University.