Announcements

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‘Sustaining Sustainability’ Podcast Returns

The Center for Sustainable Business podcast returned from its summer hiatus with a new episode on Friday, Sept. 18 at 11 a.m.

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Apply to the Pitt Tonight Staff

Pitt Tonight is now accepting applications for its marketing, band, production and writing departments.

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Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off

The national monthlong celebration kicks off at Pitt with a town hall highlighting the impact of COVID-19 on the U.S. Latinx population, an artifact showcase and more.

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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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Alzheimer Disease Research Center Call for Developmental Project Proposals

The Alzheimer Disease Research Center is looking for developmental projects that will stimulate new and innovative research relevant to Alzheimer Disease.

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Developing a Business Plan: Mini Session

Join us for a mini version of the Second Step: Developing A Business Plan workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

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Join WPTS Radio: Beat Quarantine Boredom

Your on-campus radio station, WPTS Radio is currently seeking new staff members of all backgrounds and experience levels to work a variety of roles.

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Students Get Free Admission to Area Museums

Students get free admission to local museums through PITT ARTS. See the Andy Warhol Museum, Mattress Factory, the Carnegie Science Center and more with your Pitt ID. 

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Join Pitt Tonight

Applications for marketing, production, band and writing are officially open, so #ApplyTonight or by our priority deadline of Sept. 30. 

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PalPITTations: A Cappella Group Auditions

The PalPITTations, the a cappella group consisting of students from the health science programs, is planning to have auditions for new members for the upcoming year the third week of September.

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Call for Nominations for Chancellor’s Distinguished Faculty Awards

The call for nominations for the annual Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching, Research and Public Service Awards is now open. The closing date for letters of nomination for all three awards is Friday, Oct. 16.

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Call for Nominations: Provost’s Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, this annual award recognizes outstanding mentoring of graduate students seeking a research doctorate degree.

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Instructors: Request Your Midterm Survey by Sept. 17

Faculty who previously conducted a midterm survey said it helped them make strategic changes midway through the term.

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Apply for Year of Engagement Funding Proposals: Deadline Oct. 1

The Year of Engagement steering committee is accepting applications for proposals for funded projects now through Oct. 1.

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‘Being Human’ Podcast Launches New Season

Started five years ago as part of the Year of the Humanities, the “Being Human” podcast features interviews with artists, authors and others whose work has an impact in their disciplines and beyond.

Reminder: Important Dates and Travel Guidance

Don’t forget: The fall term academic calendar has been modified due to the University’s response to the pandemic, and Pitt has issued important travel and social gathering guidance.

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Resources to Help Navigate Childcare and Education

Childcare and education resources are available for parents and caregivers who may be searching for quality childcare options or are juggling remote schooling for their dependents.

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Reminder: Add/Drop Period Ends Tomorrow

Friday, Sept. 4 is the last day to add or drop a class for the fall 2020 semester. There is no extended drop period this semester.

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University Honors College Creates Special Funds to Support Programs and Research to Combat Racism

Pitt Honors will provide a special research fund for students within the Honors College for projects addressing systemic racism and social justice.

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Research Standards and Guidelines Posted

New operational guidance for research is now available to offer Pitt researchers a proactive, flexible and resilient framework to enable research work across each of the University's operational postures.