Events

Thu
Jan
18

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This years theme is titled, "Creating a Just Community Across the Ages."

9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thu
Jan
18

The Creative Research Exhibition features the work of students participating in the Summer 2017 Studio Arts Field Study in Wyoming offered through the University Honors College and Studio Arts Research Fellows. 

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Thu
Jan
18

Humanities Center's Guest presenter Anne Knowles from the University of Maine will present her talk focusing on the Holocaust. 

5:00 pm
Thu
Jan
18

The Pitt Alumni Association presents Pitt✦Stops, a series of monthly events for local alumni.  Part 1, "How to Start or Grow a Business: Evaluating the Possibilities" will feature business start-up and innovation experts from Pitt’s Innovation Institute (II) delivering an informative presentation.

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Thu
Jan
18

Come and play wheelchair basketball with the Pittsburgh Steelwheelers every Thursday!  Sponsored by the Students for Disability Advocacy.  Everyone is welcome.  

6:30 pm
Thu
Jan
18

Poet-scholar Fred Moten and visual artist LaToya Ruby Frazier will present a reading, lecture and conversation at the Heinz Memorial Chapel.

7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Fri
Jan
19

Pitt students are invited to attend an idea generating competition where you will be able to pitch your idea, form a team, work with entrepreneurs-in-residence, and win cash prizes.

(All day)
Fri
Jan
19

As part of the Research on Africa lecture series, Adia Benton of Northwestern University will present his talk on epidemic response practices.  

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fri
Jan
19

In honor of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. this workshop titled "Read Between the Lines: Racial Disparities in Children's Literacy" will explore the topics of racial justice and childhood literacy.

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Mon
Jan
22

Sponsored by the Stress Free Zone and Center for Creativity, this is a unique workshop is for students, faculty and staff.  It will begin with 60 minutes of yoga where participants will practice moving their bodies and connecting their breath to clear their minds. All levels are welcome.
 

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tue
Jan
23

TIAA financial consultants, OHR Benefits Dept. will hold a Info Session on Retirement Savings Plan Updates for staff, faculty and their significant other.

10:00 am
Tue
Jan
23

As part of the Humanities Center Lecture, John Christman from Penn State University will present his talk titled, "How Can the Stateless Be Free? The Concept of Liberty in a World of Porous Borders."

4:00 pm
Wed
Jan
24

In this interactive session, students, faculty, staff and alumni who were first-generation college students will discuss the challenges they faced and how their socio-economic status limited their ability to fully participate in campus life.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Wed
Jan
24

Pick the brains of professional developers or talk with the Pitt Innovation Institute about what it takes to transform an idea into an app and, perhaps, even into a business. All Undergraduate Pitt students are invited. 

3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Thu
Jan
25

Attend an introductory session titled, "Finding Funding: Resources and Opportunities for New Researchers".  This workshop will be led by Ryan Champagne from the Office of Research and Robin Kear from the University Library System.

10:00 am to 11:00 am