June 5 Workshop: Teaching a 6-Week Course
As part of Graduate Student Teaching Initiative, the University Center for Teaching and Learning will host a workshop titled Teaching a 6-Week Course. Teaching a six-week course is a whirlwind, a challenge, and a very different kind of teaching; covering a full course in a third of the time is a difficult proposition for students and instructors. In this workshop, […]
Farmer’s Market at William Pitt Union on May 25
The Farmers Market at Pitt is an on-campus, sustainable farmers market where students, staff, and faculty can buy fresh produce and goods from local vendors. Cash, Dining Dollars, Lunch Money and Panther Funds are accepted. Thursday, May 25 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. William Pitt Union Driveway Follow the Farmer’s Market on Facebook. Click here for all 2017 Farmer’s Market dates.
Scope & Scalpel Exhibit at Falk Library Through August 15
In 1955, medical student Samuel B. Aronson II was working in a research lab run by Frank Dixon. During a gripe session at a local pub, the two discussed problems at the medical school. Out of this discussion came the idea for a class play. “Scope & Scalpel” is a satirical, uncensored play produced annually […]
Expanding the Life Science Sector
Pittsburgh Life Sciences Week is May 22–26! The week kicks off with the release of an opportunity analysis for growing the region’s life science sector, hosted by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher. The Innovation Institute is pleased to host several events during the week: Strategic Partnering for Success: The Story of the Alung Series C Funding Thursday, […]
What You Need to Know About the WannaCry Ransomware Attack
A new malicious software program named “WannaCry” has recently made news through large-scale infections in at least 99 different countries. “WannaCry” is a type of malicious software known as ransomware. It is most often downloaded as part of a phishing email scam, and then the recipient is tricked into running it. Once it has been run, […]
Summer Meal Plans Available Through Panther Central
Taking classes this summer? Summer Meal Plans are available. Click here to view meal plan details. Meal Plan applications are available here.
Scholarships Available for Summer Language Study
Are you interested in language study this summer? Are you open to receiving generous scholarships to do so? Would you like to study in an intensive environment? If this sounds interesting to you, do not hesitate to apply to our Summer Language Institute! We have spots open in our Turkish, Arabic, Czech, Polish and other programs. […]
Thinking about a course in Africana Studies?
Learn more about the opportunities in the department — from Jordan Henderson’s experience presenting at the National Council for Black Studies to these other student stories of epiphanies in the classroom and beyond.
Is your lab or department working on an innovation with commercial potential?
Applications are open for the Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Competition and the Kuzneski Innovation Cup, collectively known as the Pitt Ventures Student Challenge. Pitt students with an innovation derived from their department or lab’s research can apply to share in more than $60,000 in awards. The Wells Student Healthcare Competition offers a $20,000 first […]
Chemistry Department hosts Asher Symposium on May 11.
The University of Pittsburgh and the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Department of Chemistry present Asher Symposium Adventures in Enhanced Spectroscopies: Resonance Raman, Surface Enhanced Raman, and Twisted Chiro-Optical Spectroscopies The Asher Symposium celebrates photonic explorations by Sanford Asher, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. Thursday, May 11, 2017 Chevron Science Center 219 Parkman Avenue 9 […]