Announcements

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What’s it Like to be an SHRS student?

Opportunities abound at Pitt SHRS. Don’t take our word for it. Immerse yourself in our brand new virtual campus experience.

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Virtual Green Speakeasy: Making the Invisible Visible

Hear "Making the invisible visible: Developing hyperlocal air monitoring networks to better inform policy development and enactment," by Harold Rickenbacker, manager of Clean Air and Innovation in the Environmental Defense Fund.

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Register for Staff and Faculty Blood Drive Benefiting the Pitt Pantry

There will be two staff and faculty blood drives at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on Friday, Nov. 13, and Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Save the Date: 2021 Mentoring and Advising Summit on March 11

Featured topics will include mentoring and advising in the midst of COVID-19, creating University-wide advisor support systems and leveraging technology to improve advising. Submit a proposal for a workshop or idea session. 

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Pre-diabetic or Think You Might Be? Register for a Free Diabetes Prevention Program Delivered Remotely

The Group Lifestyle Balance program can help you lose weight, become more physically active and reduce stress. All classes will be delivered remotely.

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Year of Engagement Proposals Due Dec. 1

Proposals to support a variety of new programs, events, curricula, experiments, operational improvements, research, product development and other engagement-driven initiatives can be eligible for matching grants of up to $8,000.

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Year of Engagement Awards More Than $20,000 in First Grant Cycle

From oral history projects to data analytics in high schools, Year of Engagement grant awardees will discuss their projects in two upcoming noon events on Nov. 12 and Nov. 16.

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Learn About the Crisis in Nigeria

On the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, we join together to discuss what is occurring in Nigeria.

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Creative Arts Fellowship Deadline Nov. 15

Students of any major are eligible to apply for the fellowships to support creating a piece of art, a film, a musical composition or other creative work under the supervision of a faculty member or graduate student.

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Free Virtual Backyard Composting Workshop

This Pitt Green Home Office Lunch & Learn will cover the importance and benefits of composting, along with how to set up composting at home, proper maintenance and how to use finished compost. 

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From Spark to Screen: Bringing Your Idea to Life

The Center for Creativity is hosting a virtual panel discussion with creators who will share their experiences making Pittsburgh-inspired movies.

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Public Comments Sought for Gift Acceptance and Naming Policy

Pitt students, faculty and staff can participate in reviewing draft policy and providing comments during the comment period.

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Auto Responses in Mobile Messaging Research Study

We are looking for participants for a research study to try out a messaging agent on their phone for two weeks.

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How Do You Bring Your Story to the Screen?

Join us for an all-star panel who will share their experiences making Pittsburgh-inspired movies.

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Dietrich School Peer Advising Is Avaialable Remotely!

Peer Advisors are available to meet with Dietrich School students remotely via Zoom for assistance. 

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A Tribute to the Founding Director of African Studies

This celebratory gathering is a tribute to the African Studies inaugural director Joseph K. Adjaye. The event will honor his memory through the establishment of an endowed scholarship to help students study Africa.

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What is HIM (Health Information Management)?

Health Information Management (BS) offers flexible and lucrative careers in health care. But what is it?

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This Friday: Celebrate First Cohort to Complete Pitt’s Global Competence Certificate

More than 25 Pitt faculty and staff will be celebrated at a virtual event on Friday, Nov. 6, for earning the Global Competence Certificate, one of the opportunities offered by Pitt’s Faculty and Staff Development Program. The celebration will close out this year’s annual International Week.

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Notes of PAWSitivity During These Trying Times

As you walk around campus, keep your eye out for small notecards featuring positive messages, inspiring quotes and even tiny works of art sure to brighten your day. 

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Register for Orientation to Research Fundamentals  

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Orientation to Research Fundamentals Program is an intensive, two-day workshop which covers the basic concepts required to successfully coordinate a research study and provides an overview of the research resources and regulatory requirements for conducting clinical research at the University of Pittsburgh.