Minority Student Organization General Body Meeting
Wednesday, November 15, 6-7 p.m., Public Health 4140
Join the MSO for their second meeting of the year. All students in the health sciences who identify as an underrepresented minority and allies are welcome.
Graduate and Professional Student Government Fall Formal
Friday, November 17, 7:30-midnight, Carnegie Music Hall
Ready for a break? Come celebrate and clink your glasses with fellow graduate and professional students from all across the University! GPSG is hosting its annual fall formal! Tickets (early bird $25; $30 after 11/10) include: 3 alcoholic beverage tickets, DJ & dancing, photo booth, all-you-can-eat apps, coat check, plus endless fun and memories! ►Read more
Innovation in Education Award Proposals
Application deadline January 29
The Provost’s Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE) is now accepting proposals for 2018 Innovation in Education Awards, which are granted to University faculty for projects that enhance teaching and foster new instructional approaches that represent advances over existing methods. The annual program assists faculty with funding for the development of advanced and innovative teaching techniques. The deadline for proposals is Monday, January 29, 2018. ►Read more
Volunteer Nicaragua: Meal Packaging
Wednesday, November 15
The Graduate School of Nursing is partnering with Global Links, Rise Against Hunger and Pitt Study Abroad to supply and package 10,000 nutritious meals for mothers living in situations in vulnerability in rural Nicaragua. This is a GREAT opportunity to network with leaders of global nonprofits and learn about maternal health in Nicaragua. Free bagels will be provided! Please email Madi Grimaldi
to sign up!!!
Staff Council October Newsletter
Stay up-to-date on events, news, discounts, and all issues that affect Pitt staff by checking out the Staff Council Newsletter
. October's issue features articles on University Senate Council, UCIS Lunch and Learn series, 2017 Food Drive: Campus Challenge, and much more.
Collaborative, Inter-institutional, Interdisciplinary HIV/AIDS-related Catalytic Project Grants
Application deadline January 15
The Center for AIDS Research at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals and the University of Pittsburgh are inviting applications for a unique, inter-institutional catalytic grant opportunity, encompassing all disciplines of HIV/AIDS research, but with particular interest in HIV persistence and cure strategies, HIV-related cancers, co-infections, and co-morbidities, novel approaches to prevent HIV infection, and substance abuse in HIV-infected populations. Contact Dr. Nic Sluis-Cremer for more information.
HSLS November Newsletter
Check out the latest news in the HSLS Update
, including NCBI Hackathon, NNLM Services to Health Professionals, upcoming classes, and much more.
Mark Your Calendar
Upcoming ETD Workshops
Tuesday, November 28, 10-11 a.m., Hillman Library G-49
Wednesday, November 29, 2-3 p.m., Hillman Library G-49
Tuesday, December 5, 11 a.m.- noon, Hillman Library G-49
Wednesday, December 6, 2-3 p.m., Hillman Library G-74
Learn how to format your thesis or dissertation using the University’s Microsoft Word template. We’ll also cover converting the finished Word document to PDF and submitting it for review. ►Read more
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 2
Tuesday, December 5, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
is a PBS documentary based on this year's One Book, One Community book. This film tells the story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. Film screening and discussion featuring Jessie Burke, PhD, associate dean for education and associate professor, behavioral and community health sciences, and Ruth Modzelewski, PhD, mission coordinator at Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh and Pitt Public Health alum. The Food for Thought Series brings together the entire Pitt Public Health community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni for thoughtful discussion of today's issues--over food! ►Read more