Announcements

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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. 

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Save the Dates: Upcoming Student, Faculty and Staff Town Halls

Have questions about Pitt's Resilience Framework planning? Mark your calendars for upcoming town halls where you can learn the latest news and get your questions answered. 

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Panther Central Modifies Pitt ID Services

Panther Central has updated how they distribute Pitt IDs. Learn how to request a new card and what to do if yours is lost or expiring soon.

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'An Unquiet Mind': A Mental Wellness Book Club Virtual Couch Talk

University Senate is hosting an online couch talk to discuss "An Unquiet Mind," written by Kay Redfield Jamison, co-director of the Mood Disorders Center and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

We’ve Got You Covered

As one of our health and safety measures, face coverings are required on all of Pitt’s campuses. The University will be providing a Pitt-branded cloth face covering to all faculty, staff and students who are returning to campus this fall to help keep our community healthy and our Panther Pride showing.

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Safe Mobility Standards and Guidelines Announced

The Healthcare Advisory Group has provided guidance for University-related travel, personal travel and commuting.

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Pittsburgh and Greensburg Campuses Move to Elevated Risk Operational Posture

Pitt’s operational postures clarify who is permitted on campus and allow the University to react to changing conditions. The Elevated Risk Posture is more restrictive than the current Allegheny County Green Phase.

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Pitt-Greensburg to Move to Elevated Risk Posture on July 13

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg announced plans to join the Pittsburgh campus in moving to the Elevated Risk Posture on Monday, July 13.

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African Studies Program Starts Book Club with "Americanah"

The African Studies Program in the University Center for International Studies is hosting its first book club with the award-winning novel "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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Digital Stewardship Lab Live stream: 3D Model Editing in MeshMixer

Join us for an hour of 3D model editing on July 10 from 11 a.m.-noon. 

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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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Start Your Story of Success by Studying Health Information Management Today!

Apply now to earn your Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management where students enjoy a 100% employment rate! 

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Fall 2020 Course: Ethics of Data Science (HPS 1627 Living With Technology)

In History and Philosophy of Science 1627: Living With Technology, you will go beyond the headlines to explore the ethics of technology.

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July 15 Deadline for Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Disclosures

Faculty and staff required to make annual conflict of interest and/or commitment disclosures are asked to complete them by July 15, 2020, using the University’s new MyDisclosures system.

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Reminder: More Information About Fall Is on Its Way

In the coming weeks, information about housing, alternative arrangements for international students, contact tracing and more will be released. See the schedule.

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Last Chance: Submit to the Art of Diversity Showcase and Competition

All members of the Pitt and regional community are invited to submit creative works of any kind relevant to aspects of their cultural identity, sociocultural topics or social justice issues for the the Art of Diversity Showcase and Competition. The deadline is today, July 6.