Never A Spectator: Network with Pittsburgh’s Elite: Feb.28
Undergrad and graduate students are invited to dine and network with Pittsburgh’s most influential leaders from the government, nonprofit and business sectors on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. at the University Club, Ballroom B. Registration is free and open until February 22. You can register online. Some of our leaders include Mila Sanina, Executive […]
Apply by Monday: Scholar in Residence in New York City
Monday, Feb. 18 is the last day to apply for the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (OUR): New York City: Scholars in Residence. This 12-week, fully funded residency program supports two to four Dietrich School undergraduates to conduct self-directed research in New York City during the summer of 2019. Scholars will finalize their research projects […]
Rhodes, Schwarzman and Churchill Scholars Speak at Alumni Panel
Join the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Department of Economics for a Distinguished Alumni Panel on Monday, February 18, at 4 p.m. in 548 William Pitt Union. The distinguished panel include: Sangya Gyawali, winner of the 2019 Schwarzman Scholarship. Joseph Kannarkat, winner of the inaugural Kanders Churchill Scholarship. Lia Petrose, winner of the […]
UP Stages Presents “Flyin’ West”
Pearl Cleage’s play “Flyin’ West” is set in 1898 and follows four black women as they lay claim to land in Nicodemus, an all-black Kansas town. The play is a powerful commentary on sisterhood, identity and race and is based on fact: in the late 19th century, many African Americans left the South to settle out West. […]
Black History Month Event: Community and Police Engagement Forum: 2/21
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion Black History Month Program, in partnership with the Pitt School of Law, will host a panel discussion titled, “How Engagement Between Police and Communities Impacts Communities of Color” on Thursday, Feb. 21. The moderator will be David Harris, Sally Ann Semenko Endowed Chair and professor in the Pitt School of Law. Panelists […]
Panera Purchases to Benefit the United Way
On Thursday, Feb. 14, members of the Pitt community can help drive donations to the Pitt United Way Campaign by presenting a flyer at the Panera Bread located at 3800 Forbes Avenue. A portion of those sales will be donated to the United Way of Southwest PA. Customers can show either a paper copy or cellphone image of […]
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Language Coffeehouse: Feb. 26
Take a break from studying for mid-terms to order and enjoy kaffe and kanelbullar in Swedish, chai and chakli in Hindi or salep and kuru pasta in Turkish. Instructors and students from the Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center will teach you how to place your order in Swahili, Quechua, Irish, Persian, Vietnamese, Hungarian or one of the […]
Become an OUR Undergraduate Mentor
The Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (OUR) seeks experienced undergraduate researchers, scholars and artists to join our Undergraduate Mentor (UM) program. Undergraduate mentors encourage student-driven academic paths that follow independent creative or scholarly interests. They serve as undergraduate teaching assistants for the spring ARTSC 0120: First Experiences in Research course, share research […]
Fall in Love With Pitt Study Abroad
Thinking about study abroad for a semester? Why not study abroad during the fall? Here are five great reasons to consider: Fewer tourists and the best festivals It’s true that fewer students go abroad during the fall; it also means there are fewer tourists, which means many students meet more locals and deepen their experiences. Plus, many unique […]
Rent the Pitt News Photo Booth for Your Upcoming Events
The Pitt News has recently started renting out a photo booth for use at on-campus events. When it’s rented, two trained staff members will help set-up, take-down, and run the booth throughout your event to make sure everything goes smoothly. The Pitt News will also provide props, customizable photo strip artwork and unlimited photo prints for your event. […]