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Get Your Pitt-Branded Face Coverings 

Residential students should receive their Pitt face covering when they move in, but off-campus undergraduate and graduate students can pick theirs up this week. Faculty and staff should check in with their school or department.

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New Pitt Commons Feature Offers Professional Development Opportunities

The new Projects on Pitt Commons is a virtual gathering place where users can post and find short-term professional opportunities in a community marketplace.

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Reminder: University-Wide Orientation for Graduate and Professional Students on Aug. 17

On Monday, Aug. 17, from 3 to 5 p.m., new University graduate and professional students are invited to a virtual event to meet key administrative and student leaders and get an introduction to the Pittsburgh campus and city.

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Don’t Forget Your Daily COVID-19 Health Check When Coming to Campus

To help reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread, all students, faculty, staff and visitors coming to any University of Pittsburgh campus this fall must complete a Daily COVID-19 Health Check.

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Reminder: Orientation for New Teaching Assistants on Aug. 14

From noon to 2 p.m., new University teaching assistants (TAs) are invited to a virtual event that will introduce them to their roles and responsibilities as TAs, as well as provide them with training in skills useful to fulfilling those roles.

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Workshop for New Biomedical Investigators

This workshop is aimed at acquainting new basic biomedical researchers who conduct in vitro studies and animal studies in any discipline with the offices and committees they need to interact with at Pitt. 

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Polarized Pandemics: The Politics of COVID-19 and Racism

Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for Polarized Pandemics: The Politics of COVID-19 and Racism on Aug. 12 at noon.

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Passing Periods Extended and Classroom Assignments Finalized for Fall Term

Also, a new graphic shows the different classroom modalities and options for in-class experiences in the Guarded Risk operational posture.

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Join The Pitt News

The Pitt News is always looking for its next paid team of editors, reporters, photographers, videographers and copy editors to work at the award-winning newspaper.

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Pitt u.lab Hub is Hosting Taster Sessions to Welcome New Members

Please join us for our 2020 Pitt u.lab hub taster session and look forward to learning about activities the team is planning for this year.

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Begin Your Commercialization Journey

If you are a Pitt researcher interested in seeing your discoveries make an impact on the world through licensing to an existing company, or starting a new company, the Pitt Venture's First Gear program provides the support and mentoring to help you begin your journey.

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First Step: Mechanics of Starting A Small Business

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you'll need to attract customers, learn about business structures, access helpful resources, learn about available funding options and understand what you need to formally establish your business.

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Learn Your Library: A Virtual Introduction to HSLS

Join the Health Sciences Library System in this information session to learn about the library resources and how they can be beneficial to you..

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University Reduces Student Activity Fees

Recognizing that many in-person activities are not able to take place this year, Pitt is reducing the Student Activity fees for the 2020-21 academic year across all five campuses by 20%.

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Increase Patient Access to Healthcare and Impact Healthcare in a Big Way

Begin your career in Health Information Management today and significantly increase patient access to the health care services they need. 

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Auto Responses in Mobile Messaging Research Study

The School of Computing and Information is looking for participants for a research study to try out a messaging agent on their phone for two weeks.

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Webinar: How to Succeed in the Flex@Pitt Format

Join Undergraduate Academic Coaches from the Dietrich School's Study Lab to learn how to study smarter in any Flex@Pitt format. 

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Take Italian this Fall

Come take Italian in a supportive and engaging environment.

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Reminder: Join Staff Resiliency Town Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 5

All Pitt staff are invited to join a Zoom town hall on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 9:30 a.m. to learn more about the University’s planning for returning to campus during the fall term and ask questions.

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Last Chance: Vote for the People's Choice Award

Voting closes at midnight for the People’s Choice Award for the Art of Diversity Showcase and Competition. Cast your vote for your favorite visual, performance or written work now.