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PFAS expert Savitz interviewed by Detroit Public TV

GREAT LAKES NOW - Last week, ...
PFAS expert Savitz interviewed by Detroit Public TV

GREAT LAKES NOW - Last week, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s office declared two townships in Kalamazoo County a state of emergency due to elevated levels of the chemicals called “PFAS.” The amount is 20 times what the EPA says is unsafe. To find out more about PFAS contamination and what it can do... (08/15/2018)

Haldeman founded Scent with Love, recycles wedding flowers into special deliveries

THE INCLINE - Scent with Love...
Haldeman founded Scent with Love, recycles wedding flowers into special deliveries

THE INCLINE - Scent with Love, the all-volunteer organization takes donated flowers from weddings and other events and brings them to places like the Children’s Home in Bloomfield, Bethlehem Haven in Bluff, and Family House in Oakland and Shadyside. The organization was founded by SHANNON HALDEMAN ... (08/15/2018)

As affordable housing crisis grows, HUD sits on the sidelines

NEW YORK TIMES - The country ...
As affordable housing crisis grows, HUD sits on the sidelines

NEW YORK TIMES - The country is in the grips of an escalating housing affordability crisis. Millions of low-income Americans are paying 70 percent or more of their incomes for shelter, while rents continue to rise and construction of affordable rental apartments lags far behind the need. Ben Carson... (08/06/2018)

Pittsburgh task force takes on issue of landlords turning away renters with convictions

PUBLIC SOURCE - As housing pr...
Pittsburgh task force takes on issue of landlords turning away renters with convictions

PUBLIC SOURCE - As housing prices and rents rise in the Pittsburgh region, residents with convictions are often denied housing they can afford. Discrimination against people who have been incarcerated or have any marks on their rap sheet is one of several barriers the region’s fair housing task for... (08/06/2018)

Why Boston Medical Center is investing in housing

WBUR - "It makes me feel comf...
Why Boston Medical Center is investing in housing

WBUR - "It makes me feel comfortable about myself," says Chuck Gyukeri, "that I'm able to come in and out of my own home. And I’m getting my health issues together. "Gyukeri's apartment is in one of four brownstones on Waldeck Street — 35 units that came close to losing their affordable status.  (08/06/2018)

 

Tue
8/21
Human Genetics Dissertation Defense
BRANDON BLOBNER:MULTIDIMENSIONAL EXPLORATION OF BLOOD PRESSURE GENETICS & THE EPITHELIAL NA+ CHANNEL Human Genetics Dissertation Defense
BRANDON BLOBNER:MULTIDIMENSIONAL EXPLORATION OF BLOOD PRESSURE GENETICS & THE EPITHELIAL NA+ CHANNEL
Tue 8/21 2:00PM - 4:00PM
3121C Public Health

Wed
8/22
Professional Development Workshop
CourseWeb Introduction / Refresher TrainingCourseWeb Introduction / Refresher Training Professional Development Workshop
CourseWeb Introduction / Refresher Training
Wed 8/22 10:00AM - 11:00AM
1149 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

Faculty, students, and staff are invited to attend a CourseWeb training to learn how to navigate this platform or for a refresher before the new semester. Register in advance.

Wed
8/22
Career Services Event
Preparing Future Faculty for Teaching, Research Mentoring, and Career ExplorationPreparing Future Faculty for Teaching, Research Mentoring, and Career Exploration Career Services Event
Preparing Future Faculty for Teaching, Research Mentoring, and Career Exploration
Wed 8/22 12:00PM - 1:00PM


Pursuing a career in academia? Join CIRTL (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning) to discover how the center can enrich your professional development in preparation for a faculty career. Open to graduate students and postdocs. 157 Benedum Hall

Wed
8/22
Pitt Public Health Event
Orientation Sneak PeekOrientation Sneak Peek Pitt Public Health Event
Orientation Sneak Peek
Wed 8/22 3:30PM - 7:00PM
Public Health Fifth Avenue Lobby (Ground Floor)

Join us early for a little taste of what's to come with our Sneak Peek. Meet your future school, colleagues, and friends, tour the building, tour campus, tour Pitt Bridges, knock out your first semester to-do list. 
Thu
8/23
Pitt Public Health Event
New Student Orientation New Student Orientation Pitt Public Health Event
New Student Orientation
Thu 8/23 8:30AM - 1:00PM
University Club

Two days of new student orientation and Plunge activities begin at the University Club and continue at Pitt Public Health and around greater Pittsburgh.
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