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Flatten the Curve

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
is a top-ranked, internationally respected center of learning
and research that prepares students to influence public health
practices and care across the country and around the world.

Explore the school                   Coronavirus response

 

A message from Senior Vice Chancellor Anantha Shekhar

"We recognize that health car...
A message from Senior Vice Chancellor Anantha Shekhar

"We recognize that health care, as many systems and institutions, has a deeply flawed history and that the health of many people in this nation are impacted by ongoing injustice and inequity related to the places they live, the air they breathe, the education they receive, the jobs they do, and the... (06/05/2020)

ASPPH Statement: Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Pandemic. Economic collapse. ...
ASPPH Statement: Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Pandemic. Economic collapse. Struggle for civil rights and equity. These are synergistic conditions which, in tandem, have enormous implications for public health. And, sadly, they all expose the continuing problem of injustice, inequality, and structural and systemic racism in America. Read the re... (06/05/2020)

Contract tracing: Haggerty compares an app to humans going to humans

PITTSBURGH CURRENT - EPI’s Ca...
Contract tracing: Haggerty compares an app to humans going to humans

PITTSBURGH CURRENT - EPI’s Catherine Haggerty says, “A key strength of active case investigation is that instructionscan be immediately shared and explained. Additional continued monitoring of close contacts provides public health officials an ability to quickly identify if symptoms develop among c... (06/02/2020)

Chancellor Gallagher shares his outrage, grief, and solidarity

In a letter to the community,...
Chancellor Gallagher shares his outrage, grief, and solidarity

In a letter to the community, Chancellor Gallagher shares his outrage, grief, and anger. He challenges us all to demonstrate solidarity by standing with Pitt’s African American students, faculty, staff, and alumni in a shared commitment to realizing meaningful change. "How many times must we witnes... (06/02/2020)

A message from the school on racism as a public health crisis

We all must condemn, in the s...
A message from the school on racism as a public health crisis

We all must condemn, in the strongest terms possible, abuses of power by those charged with enforcing the law. At the same time, we must also confront the long-standing and fundamental issues that these tragic killings and the simultaneous coronavirus pandemic have made so evident. Systemic discrim... (06/02/2020)

 

Fri
5/15
Academic Calendar Notice
Summer 2020 Add/Drop Periods End - 5/15, 5/18, 6/24 Academic Calendar Notice
Summer 2020 Add/Drop Periods End - 5/15, 5/18, 6/24
Fri 5/15 to Wed 6/24


Add/drop ends for Summer 2020 (term 2207): 

Friday, May 15 (term); Monday, May 18 (12WK); Wednesday, May 13 (6WK1); Wednesday, June 24 (6WK2)

Mon
6/8
Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 1 (Teaching Center)Introduction to Canvas: Part 1 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 1 (Teaching Center)
Mon 6/8 2:00PM - 3:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

Welcome to Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system! This introductory training focuses primarily on the global functions of Canvas (the Course Dashboard, Calendar, and Inbox) as well as course settings and course user management.

Tue
6/9
Pitt Public Health Webinar/Online Event
Pandemic Policies and Practices: The Ethical Concerns of People with Disabilities (MAR-PHTC) Pitt Public Health Webinar/Online Event
Pandemic Policies and Practices: The Ethical Concerns of People with Disabilities (MAR-PHTC)
Tue 6/9 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Join Pitt health law experts Mary Crossley, and Elizabeth Van Nostrand who discuss some of the most pressing concerns for those with disabilities during this pandemic. The ethical concerns addressed include questions of access to healthcare, policies within the healthcare system (such as the allocation of ventilators), and the risks for people with disabilities associated with ‘reopening’ the economy.

Tue
6/9
Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center)Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 2 (Teaching Center)
Tue 6/9 2:00PM - 3:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help out to organize and present your course content? This training will introduce how the Pages, Modules and Files features work together to give  you a flexible, dynamic home for your course online.

Wed
6/10
Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center)Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center) Professional Development Event
Introduction to Canvas: Part 3 (Teaching Center)
Wed 6/10 2:00PM - 3:00PM
** Online/Virtual Event **

How can Canvas, Pitt's new learning management system, help you assess your students both online and off? This training will cover creating assignments, tests, and quizzes in Canvas, use the SpeedGrader tool to read, comment on and grade student work, and use the online gradebook