Time is Running Out to Apply for Panthers Forward!
Applications for Panthers Forward are due this Sunday! The program is open to full-time Pitt seniors on the Pittsburgh campus who will graduate in spring 2020, are in good standing with the University and received federal student loans during the 2019-20 academic year. If you apply and are accepted into the program: Panthers Forward will offset up […]
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PARK(ing) Day 2019: Sept. 20
Stop by on Friday, Sept. 20, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. as University departments, centers, offices and organizations transform parking spaces along Schenley Drive (Hillman Library to Posvar Hall) in Pittsburgh and at various locations at Bradford, Greensburg and Johnstown campuses. Among the planned PARK(ing) spaces are tea and hors d’oeuvre parties, large format […]
Pitt Med Student Mentorship Alliance: Sophomore Mentorship Program
We are Pitt Med Student Mentorship Alliance (PMSMA), an organization run by current medical students at Pitt. Our goal is to provide direct mentorship to undergraduate students who are considering applying to medical school. Each undergrad will be paired with a Pitt Med student, who will be there to answer questions about classes, research, shadowing, […]
HEALTHY U Fair: Friday, Sept. 25
The HEALTHY U Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 5, is an annual event intended to provide the students of the University of Pittsburgh an opportunity and place to promote healthy behaviors and enhance wellness… while having some fun! The theme of the Fair focuses on the eight dimensions of wellness, a balance in all dimensions of one’s […]
Win 2 Kennywood Fright Night Tickets From The Pitt News
This October, The Pitt News is giving away two Kennywood Fright Night tickets to three different Pitt student organizations. Your organization can use the pair of tickets in its own giveaway or to incentivize something like showing up to a fundraiser/event! You can enter the contest by uploading your organization’s upcoming events to the SGB-sponsored […]
Alum Mark Janavel’s Documentary: Transient: First 100 Days of Trump: September 18
Come to a screening of the film, “Transient: First 100 Days of Trump”, a documentary by filmmaker and Kenneth P. Dietrich School alumnus Mark Janavel on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in 501 Cathedral of Learning. “Transient” follows transgender individuals throughout the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency. A Q&A with Janavel follows the […]
Award-winning Sports Historian Rob Ruck Talks Football: Sept. 20
Discover how a tiny Pacific archipelago is producing more players from Troy Polamalu to Marcus Mariota for the NFL than anywhere else in the world on Friday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. in 2500 Wesley W. Posvar Hall. The Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Department of History Book Symposium Series presents award-winning sports […]
Applications for Panthers Forward Closing Soon!
Don’t miss out on a chance for up to $5,000 in federal student loan relief! Apply for Panthers Forward by Sunday, Sept. 22. The program is open to full-time Pitt seniors on the Pittsburgh campus who will graduate in spring 2020, are in good standing with the University and received federal student loans during the 2019-20 […]
“I” Isn’t Just for Innovation…it’s for ICECREAM: Sept. 19
Make your dream ice cream sundae while learning about Pitt’s innovation & entrepreneurial ecosystem. Learn about education, funding and mentorship opportunities in the new academic year as you contemplate your journey from the classroom (or lab!) to the marketplace. Win great prizes and free tickets to Thrival Innovation & Music Festival. Hear a presentation from […]
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Beyond Beginner Workshop: Getting Going With Pandas in Python
In this workshop, attendees will work at their own pace to learn basic data science tasks in Pandas. Pandas is a fantastic Python package that provides data structures and analysis tools for data science tasks. The workshop will cover the data structures, selection, mapping functions, reductions, statistics, input/output, pivot tables, grouping and time-series data. Basic knowledge of […]