Announcements

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Mark Your Calendar: Spring Self-Care Days

Students and faculty, mark your calendars for Tuesday, Feb. 23, and Wednesday, March 24, 2021—the spring term's Student Self-Care Days.

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Reminder: Students, Get a Flu Shot!

Students can get a free flu shot by making an appointment for the Oct. 20 clinic outside Posvar Hall or at Student Health Service. Schedule an appointment online or by calling 412-383-1800.

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October TIAA Financial Webinars Cover Market Updates, Medicare

Through the end of October, TIAA will offer live financial webinars on a variety of topics, including retirement savings and investing strategies.

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Pitt Law Voting Rights Expert Hosts Training Sessions

Virtual sessions are available on Oct. 14 and Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. The sessions will be led by Pitt Associate Professor of Law Jessie Allen, an expert on voter suppression and voter’s rights.

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Pitt Innovation Challenge to be Held Virtually

The annual Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) will be held this year on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at noon on PInCh’s YouTube page.

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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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Participate in Paid Decision-Making Experiments

You are being invited to participate in paid decision-making experiments at the Pittsburgh Experimental Economics Laboratory.

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Free Event: Adapting to Climate Change

Join us on Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. for the second Green Speakeasy, "Adapting to Climate Change: Lessons Learned Relocating an Alaskan Village," featuring Donald Antrobus, Village Infrastructure Protection Program Manager for the Denali Commission, and Joel Neimeyer, P.E., retired federal engineer.

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Gen Eds with Style: "Euro Chic: The Invention of Fashion"

This course address the historical shifts in cultural understandings of gender, class belonging, consumption habits and expectations, the international circulation of craftsmanship and celebrities, and technological innovation.

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Pittsburgh Campus to Move to Guarded Risk Posture

Today, the University announced that the Pittsburgh campus plans to shift to Guarded Risk posture on Monday, Oct. 19. Further messaging provided details on what this means for the community.

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Share Your Ideas: Pitt-Bradford Launches Strategic Planning Process

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is seeking input on its next strategic plan by Dec. 1.

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Register for the Faculty and Staff Development Program Fall Workshops

This term’s programming offers over 60 courses, all virtual to accommodate the various working environments of the University community.

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Register Today: Rolling Out a Vaccine for COVID-19: Present Prospects and Lessons from the Past

Sixty-five years ago, Jonas Salk and a team of scientists at Pitt developed the first safe and effective vaccine against polio. What can we learn from those efforts? Join a panel discussion on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. to find out.

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Dietrich School: Register Now for Equity Workshops

A new four-session workshop series for Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences faculty, students and staff will impart strategies to impact equity on campus.

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Graduate and Professional Students Virtual Town Hall

Important topics specific to the graduate student experience at Pitt will be discussed, including student organizations, diversity and inclusion efforts, health and counseling services and more.

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Political Activity and the University

The Office of Community and Governmental Relations has compiled guidance for the University community on campaign-related activities.

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University Senate to Host Mental Health Panel

Join and learn from an expert panel that includes award-winning author Kay Redfield Jamison from Johns Hopkins University on Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. via Zoom.

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Student Innovation Events

The Big Idea Center has many virtual innovation events this fall. They will inspire you on your entrepreneurial journey, provide practical advice and build your network. Join us for one or all of them.

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Free Sustainability Conference: Register Today

Hosted by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, this year’s conference theme is “Mobilizing for a Just Transition,” ensuring a focus on justice and ensuring no one is left behind in this transformation we are all a part of.

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Intro to Pitt Commercialization Webinar

Explore the step by step path to commercialization in this online webinar hosted by the Innovation Institute Oct. 13 at noon.