Extended Call For Papers: GOSECA Grad Conference at Pitt
Join Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia (GOSECA) for its 17th annual graduate student conference, which will be held Feb. 28-29, 2020. This year’s conference is dedicated to an exploration of the topic “borderlands.” Submissions from all fields of study are welcome. The new, extended submission deadline is Friday, Jan. 31, […]
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Register for Pitt Day in Harrisburg
Pitt Day gives you the chance to meet with your elected officials and make a lasting impact on them. Join alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of Pitt to urge legislators to make Pitt a budget priority. Register online. We will brief you on talking with your legislators and provide information about Pitt’s impact, but […]
Chinese New Year 2020 Celebration: Spring Festival: Jan. 23
Join us to celebrate the Lunar New Year! This is the Year of the Rat. The invitation is open and free to all Pitt students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. Traditional Asian food will be served. The event is sponsored by Institute for International Studies in Education. Happy Chinese New Year! For questions: iise@pitt.edu. Chinese New Year […]
Win Two Lumberjaxes Axe Throwing Passes for Your Student Org
The Pitt News is giving away a pair of Lumberjaxes Axe Throwing Passes to two different Pitt student orgs. 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 org’s upcoming events to the SGB […]
One-on-One and Group Tutoring Begins Today
Pitt students are all smart, motivated, and hard working. But they’re not all the same. That’s where Study Lab comes in. At Study Lab, you can schedule a one-on-one appointment with a peer tutor, a student just like you who has mastered a particular subject area. Check out the complete list of courses for which tutoring […]
2020 Student Satisfaction Survey for Undergrads Launches Today
An official University survey for undergrads launches today. Randomly selected students on the Pittsburgh Campus will receive an email message with a unique link to the University’s official Student Satisfaction Survey. Please take 10 minutes to complete your survey. A random selection of students on the Pittsburgh campus will receive an email message from Kenyon […]
Intimate Waves: Writing for Haitian Prisoners of Guantanamo—Jan. 24
Based on archival work at the U.S. Naval Academy, Mónica del Valle will talk about the recently released writings and photographs of Haitian detainees in Guantanamo and Florida, seeking to trace conceptions forged by these Caribbean Sea migrants . Intimate Waves: Writing for Haitian Prisoners of Guantanamo Fri., Jan. 24 2 p.m. Babcock Room, 40th […]
Nominate Someone Interesting for a Silhouettes Profile
The Pitt News is currently seeking nominations for its yearly Silhouettes magazine—a collection of in-depth profiles spotlighting the human “hidden gems” of Pitt. We’re looking for students, staff, faculty and Oakland residents whose impact on students’ lives is seriously underrated, or who have led interesting lives themselves. Past profile subjects include Market Central staff members, […]
NEW: Earn Global Distinction on Your Pitt Transcript
Did you know that Pitt offers more than 250 classes every semester with international or global content? If you’ve taken one or more of these courses, you are on your way to earning Global Distinction. The Global Distinction is a new Pitt credential that supports your growth in learning more about the world inside and […]
Who’s Using Your Personal Data? Data Privacy Panel: Jan. 27
How is your personal information is being used, collected and shared? And who is profiting from it? Hear a discussion of these questions at the Data Privacy Panel, featuring: Lisa Martinelli, Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer of Highmark Health David Hickton, founding director of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and […]