2017 Graduate and Professional Student Government Orientation: August 22
Attention all graduate and professional students! Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) is hosting (with the Graduate Studies Office of the Provost) the 2017 GPSG Orientation on Tuesday, August 22, from 2 – 7 p.m. GPSG orientation is for graduate and professional students who would like the opportunity to learn about Pitt resources, meet University officials, connect […]
Pittsburgh Premiere of “Woman on Fire”: The Story of NYC’s First Openly Transgender Firefighter
“Woman on Fire”: The Story of NYC’s First Openly Transgender Firefighter August 25, 2017 7-10 p.m. Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the University Honors College for the Pittsburgh premiere of “Woman on Fire” a full-length documentary directed by University of Pittsburgh graduate Julie Sokolow. “Woman on Fire” tells the story of New York City’s first […]
Seeking Arts Mentors for Creative Empowerment for Youth
Creative Empowerment for youth is seeking mentors! The mission of Creative Empowerment for Youth is to offer an after-school mentorship program to schools that have underfunded arts and/or for additional artistic and creative exposure. The program will aim to promote creativity, self-expression, and positive relationships with a college-aged mentor and their 3-5th grade student(s). Each week, a different […]
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Arrival Survival is Next Week: August 21-25
Thousands of freshman students and their families begin to arrive in Oakland on Monday, August 21, 2017. Drive, walk and bike carefully – road closures and traffic advisories could be in effect. Help the new members of the Pitt community feel welcome! Find out more through the new Arrival Survival website. Like Arrival Survival on Facebook and follow @PittArrival on Twitter.
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Media Literacy Class
The world of news is confusing. Learn why Facebook is not a news organization, Twitter can get you fired, truth is relative for some and corporations now write their own news. Over the past 20 years, the media landscape has changed dramatically from a hierarchy of powerful newspapers and broadcast networks to hundreds of slick […]
HSLS Workshop: Painless PubMed on August 22
Painless PubMed, a Health Sciences Library System Workshop This one-hour workshop is designed to quickly introduce or update you about searching in the PubMed database. Offered bi-weekly, the topics include building an effective search strategy, efficiently locating full text articles, and setting up your personal MyNCBI account. Need information for a grant application or a homework […]
Mentor Preschool Children While Earning Work Study With Jumpstart
Every child deserves a quality education and to start school ready to succeed. Jumpstart is working to ensure each of our children enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Join today! As a Corps Member, you will: Work directly with preschool children right in the Pittsburgh community. Earn your entire work study award ($2,000) and/or a $1,200+ AmeriCorps Segal […]
Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence: Veterans’ Free Business Training
Operation Business Bravo Free Training Programs for military and their family members who are business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. • Receive personalized materials to increase profits • Generate and Improve cash flow • Develop new sales and attract new customers Attend individual seminars or all four: September 26 8-10:00 am Sales and Strategy October 10 8-10:00 am […]
The Second Step: Developing a Business Plan workshop will be held on August 18.
Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for your business. The Second Step: Developing a Business Plan Small Business Development Center at the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence 2017 Dates August 18 September 22 October 20 November 17 December 15 7:30–10:30 am Mervis Hall The $25 […]
Employee Work-Injury/Illness Treatment Healthcare Provider Panel Updates
All University of Pittsburgh employees and supervisors: Please see important information regarding workers’ compensation, healthcare provider panel updates and required workplace postings as of 8/1/17. IMPORTANT NOTE: The MyHealth@Work clinic is currently approved ONLY for treatment of work-related bloodborne pathogen and animal-related exposures. For questions and concerns, please go to the Office of Risk Management, Insurance & […]