Announcements

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Interview with Chuck Rosenberg: Governing in Crisis

Join the Institute of Politics and the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy for its latest episode of "Governing in Crisis."

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Sign up if You'd Like a Pitt Med Student Mentor Through Pitt Med Student Mentorship Alliance

If you are premed and would like to be paired with a medical student mentor at Pitt Med through the Pitt Med Student Mentorship Alliance, please sign up by Sunday, Oct. 4. 

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Can I Attend My Class in Person?

If you’re wondering whether you’re able to take a certain class in person, the Office of the Provost has published a guide that can help to answer your questions.

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Register for a Teaching Partners Flex@Pitt Conversation

On Friday, Oct. 2, from noon to 1 p.m., hear Flex@Pitt success stories from faculty members who have transformed their classrooms under the model.

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Spring 2021 Academic Calendar Released

Among the highlights shared by Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd include the first day of spring term classes (Jan. 19), replacement of the typical weeklong spring break with two student self-care days and a May 1 end to the spring term.

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New Human Resources and Payroll System Set to Launch in January

The Pitt Worx system will be employees’ one-stop shop for all HR and payroll needs, and will be accessible across a variety of devices.

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Quarantine After Travel: What Counts?

Sorry, but doing laundry at mom’s this weekend could count as travel. If you’ve gone outside the region for any reason, please quarantine when you return. Students, faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to keep off-campus activities and personal travel to a minimum to help keep us all safe.

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Reminder: University to Host Middle States Open Forum

Learn about the procedure and timeline of the Middle States Accreditation process during an open-forum Zoom session on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at noon.

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Student, Faculty, Staff Feedback on Tobacco Use Requested

The survey will inform the University’s Ad Hoc Committee on Health and Well-being, which was formed last year to address how Pitt can best promote the health and wellness of all members of the University community.

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Join us for Hacking4Humanity 2020: Disinformation

Join us for Hacking4Humanity—registration is now open.

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International Pathways to Pitt School of Education

The Institute for International Studies in Education, Admissions and Enrollment Services, and Student and Career Services are co-hosting a space for informal discussion about the many unique, exciting and challenging journeys our international students have taken to Pitt Education.

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Listen to This: P.R.I.D.E. Program Launches Season 2 of Podcast

The P.R.I.D.E. Program in the School of Education’s Office of Child Development has released a new season of its podcast that addresses implicit bias and young children. 

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Upcoming Flu Shot Clinics

All students, faculty and staff, as well as their dependents, are encouraged to obtain a flu shot to help them stay healthy throughout the winter months.

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Funding from Takeda Pharma

The University of Pittsburgh is expanding its successful partnership with Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and is seeking requests for proposals for funded research projects across a range of categories.

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First Approaches to Research Information Sessions

Join staff and students from the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences' Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity to learn how you can participate in a groundbreaking new research course this spring. 

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Emerging Filmmakers Honored at the Second Japan Documentary Film Award

Join the Japan Council of the University of Pittsburgh and the Asian Studies Center's SCREENSHOT: ASIA from Sep. 24-26 at the second biennial University of Pittsburgh Japan Documentary Film Award

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Tuesday: Sexual Misconduct Support and Response Resource Fair

“Here to Help: A Resource Fair,” a virtual fair for community members who may have been affected by sexual misconduct, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22.

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Call for Nominations for 2020 UPSIDE Award

UPSIDE will highlight programs that seek to increase access equity in all aspects of the University by and for minoritized populations, including women and other protected classes.

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Theatre, University and the Great Online in Italy

Besides sharing his recent experience over a Zoom lecture open to all, Lorenzo Maragoni will lead one of the meetings of ITAL 1041, our own Italian Theatrical Workshop, which is currently facing creative and technical challenges similar to those he and his actors have overcome.

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News Update: Projection on the Cathedral of Learning

After an outside group briefly projected a political message onto the Cathedral of Learning Tuesday night, Pitt issued the following statement.