Announcements

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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.

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Explore Health Career Options and the Programs that will Prepare you for Success

Which health career is right for you? Find out by registering for HRS 1018 Survey of Health and Rehabilitation Professions.

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This Saturday: Pitt Research Goes to Space

On Dec. 5, the Mission 14 Apollo Payload on SpaceX-21 will launch to the International Space Station with experiments developed by students and faculty from the Swanson School of Engineering and the School of Pharmacy.

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Staff Vacation Accrual Cap Lifted Through February 2021

The Office of Human Resources will review the cap monthly; any future changes to or decisions made about the cap will be communicated widely.

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Health Information Management (BS) Offers Flexible and Lucrative Careers in Health Care

A Health Information Professional ensures your health care information is accurate and secure.