Pitt Commons Informational Session: July 18
As part of the Personalized Education Initiative, Pitt is implementing a new mentoring/online community platform called Pitt Commons. An informational session will take place on Wednesday, July 18, from 9–10:45 a.m. in 120 David Lawrence Hall. Any Pitt community member – faculty, staff, student, alumni, or friend – who is interested in learning more about the […]
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Box for Storing and Sharing Research Data: July 24
A Pitt Box account provides unlimited online/cloud storage and allows individual files up to 15 GB to be uploaded. In the Box for Storing and Sharing Research Data workshop, participants will learn how to access their Box account, upload files, streamline workflow with Box Drive, share files and folders (with or without password protection) and more. This class is […]
A Conversation with Lee Gutkind: July 20
The Summer Workshop in Creative Science Writing presents a conversation with Lee Gutkind on Friday, July 20, from 3-5 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium. Recognized by Vanity Fair as “the godfather behind creative nonfiction,” Gutkind is the author and editor of more than 25 books and founder and editor of Creative Nonfiction, the first […]
Rangel Graduate Fellowship
Rangel Graduate Fellowships support students through two years of graduate study in international affairs, plus mentoring, development and internships both on Capitol Hill and abroad. At the end of the program, students will receive an appointment in the State Department Foreign Service and must commit to five years of service. Deadline to apply is September […]
July 17: NLM Strategic Plan Lecture: Patricia Flatley Brennan
The director of the National Library of Medicine, Patricia Flatley Brennan will present her talk titled “Transforming Data into Knowledge and Knowledge into Health: NLM Strategic Plan 2017-2027”. This lecture will be held on July 17, 2018, at 3 p.m. in Lecture Room 6 in Scaife Hall. Patricia Brennan is a pioneer in the development […]
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Call for Proposals: Year of PittGlobal Matching Funds
Academic year 2018-19 is the Year of PittGlobal. Join us as we exchange ideas, celebrate global engagement and pave the way for innovative global initiatives at the University of Pittsburgh. We’re looking for great ideas and anticipate lively discussions and events related to the Year of PittGlobal. We’re inviting all campuses, schools, departments and units […]
From the Chancellor: Introducing Our New Provost, CIO and Treasurer
Dear University Community: Earlier today, during a meeting with the University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees, I presented three names for election as officers of the University. While it is highly unusual, even during a period of turnover, to have three major positions in the University’s leadership filled at the same meeting, I am very […]
Apply Online Now: 2019 Marshall Scholarship
The Marshall Scholarship online application for 2019 is now live. Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to 40 scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at a UK institution in any field of study. Interested students should check out the Pitt campus […]
Meet with Financial Aid Staff in the New Financial Aid Wellness Center
Students can now meet with financial aid staff in the new Financial Aid Wellness Center. Formerly located in Alumni Hall, financial aid staff are now on the first floor of Thackeray Hall (the same building as the Office of the Registrar and Student Payment Center). The renovated space is welcoming and conducive to private meetings with Financial […]
Welcome to Pitt’s new Digital Accessibility Coordinator, Angela Bedford-Jack
Pitt welcomes Angela Bedford-Jack, the University’s new technology accessibility coordinator in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. A University-wide technology accessibility committee is working to spell out what Pitt faculty, staff and students can expect the University to do to create wide technology accessibility, and what the Pitt community’s responsibilities will be in turn, in an […]