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New walking route, thanks to WalkWorks

ENDEAVOR NEWS - A walking rout...
New walking route, thanks to WalkWorks

ENDEAVOR NEWS - A walking route in Emporium will be inaugurated as part of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 3. Cameron County Chamber of Commerce has teamed with the Pa. Dept. of Health and Pitt Public Health's WALKWORKS program to create a 1.67-mile walking loop through the county seat marked ... (05/26/2017)

Sushi doughnuts in the shadow of Pitt Public Health

POST-GAZETTE - We have two wor...
Sushi doughnuts in the shadow of Pitt Public Health

POST-GAZETTE - We have two words for you — sushi doughnut. That’s as fair a place to start as any in the discussion of Mount Everest Sushi, a tiny little takeout shop with a few dine-in tables in the shadow of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health building in Oakland. Rest as... (05/25/2017)

Rotarian director talks with Salk and Burke about polio eradication (video)

A round-table was held today w...
Rotarian director talks with Salk and Burke about polio eradication (video)

A round-table was held today with some amazing minds on the issue of polio eradication: Jennifer Jones, director of Rotary International; PETER SALK, IDM visiting professor and son of research pioneer Jonas Salk; and DONALD BURKE, school dean and University associate vice chancellor of global health... (05/05/2017)

Laeng leaves collegiate gymnastics to begin master's degree at Pitt Public Health

THE HERALD - Accepted student ...
Laeng leaves collegiate gymnastics to begin master's degree at Pitt Public Health

THE HERALD - Accepted student JENNIE LAENG recently concluded one of the most successful collegiate careers enjoyed by a Mercer County-area athlete. During her collegiate career at the University of Nebraska she won seven individual event gymnastics titles and a total of 22 overall. She also compile... (05/03/2017)

2017 Pitt Public Health Convocation

Yesterday was filled with pomp...
2017 Pitt Public Health Convocation

Yesterday was filled with pomp and circumstance as eager graduates strode into the Carnegie Music Hall auditorium, led by convocation marshall, HUGEN's ROBIN GRUBS, to celebrate degrees completed. Addressing the crowd was Ambassador Deborah Birx, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Represe... (05/01/2017)

 

Thu
6/29
Professional Development Workshop
Encouraging Student Participation (Pitt UCTL)Encouraging Student Participation (Pitt UCTL) Professional Development Workshop
Encouraging Student Participation (Pitt UCTL)
Thu 6/29 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Alumni Hall

Few things are less comfortable than asking a question and seeing a classroom of blank faces staring back at you in silence. In this workshop, we cover concrete strategies for eliciting meaningful student participation, and facilitating that participation so that students meet course learning objectives. Participants will gain strategies to engage all of their students in the learning process.

Objectives: By the end of this workshop, students will be able to…
• Describe the role of participation in student learning and course design
• Employ strategies for increasing quality student participation

Location: Alumni Hall, Room B23


Fri
6/30
Career Services Lecture
Behind the Scenes: Editorial Process at EMBO Journal Behind the Scenes: Editorial Process at EMBO Journal Career Services Lecture
Behind the Scenes: Editorial Process at EMBO Journal
Fri 6/30 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Scientific editor, Ieva Gailite, PhD, will provide an overview of the editorial process of the four journals published by EMBO as an academic organization - The EMBO Journal, EMBO Reports, Molecular and Systems Biology, and EMBO Molecular Medicine. Dr. Gailite will give you a behind-the-scenes look at the editorial process at EMBO Press and The EMBO Journal in particular, and present a brief overview of the policies that EMBO has recently implemented. She will provide a brief insight into how manuscripts are evaluated and the role of scientific editors in this process.
Tue
7/4
Academic Calendar Notice
Independence Day Holiday Academic Calendar Notice
Independence Day Holiday
Tue 7/4


University Closed
Thu
7/6
Professional Development Workshop
Teaching International Students (Pitt UCTL)Teaching International Students (Pitt UCTL) Professional Development Workshop
Teaching International Students (Pitt UCTL)
Thu 7/6 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Alumni Hall

Do you have international students who you would love to know more about and to engage more in classes? Come learn about international students and the challenges they face. You will see engaging your international students takes as few as 4 steps. You will also have an opportunity to make a specific plan to engage your international students based on the 4-step approach.

Location: Alumni Hall, Room 815

Fri
7/7
Professional Development Workshop
Developing a Teaching Portfolio (Pitt UCTL)Developing a Teaching Portfolio (Pitt UCTL) Professional Development Workshop
Developing a Teaching Portfolio (Pitt UCTL)
Fri 7/7 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Alumni Hall

Teaching portfolios are an important component of many academic job applications and the promotion process: it is never too early in your teaching career to begin developing yours. While teaching portfolios vary widely, this workshop presents some guidelines to follow and some basic strategies you can use to ensure that your portfolio will best demonstrate your teaching experience, accomplishments, and potential. Whether you are just beginning to teach or about to enter the job market, this workshop will enable you to compile and develop your best teaching portfolio.
Objectives: By the end of this workshop, students will be able to…

• Identify the important characteristics of a teaching portfolio
• Make decisions about portfolio contents, structure, and framing based on an understanding of its likely audience
• Strategically compile teaching materials for use in a teaching portfolio
• Streamline information for more impactful presentation in a teaching portfolio

Location: Alumni Hall, Room B26

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