Things to Know

A twice monthly e-newsletter featuring updates and announcements for students and faculty from the Office of Student Affairs, the Graduate School of Public Health, and the University. To view in your web browser, visit

From the Dean

School and University Updates

ETD Workshop for Spring 2022 Graduates

Learn how to format your essay, thesis, or dissertation using the University’s Microsoft Word template. The University Library System staff will also cover converting the finished Word document to PDF and submitting it for review. The workshop will be held in G23 Public Health. There will also be a Zoom link if you would rather join virtually.   

Resources from the Health Sciences Library System

From free classes on Basic EndNote, Painless PubMed, and more, to research help and even our own public health liaison librarian, Helena VonVille, The Health Sciences Library System at Pitt features a myriad of resources for you during your program.   

Experience, Integration, Expression: The Work of Norman Klenicki

The Center for Bioethics and Health Law is pleased to announce the opening of this virual art exhibition serving, along with related programming, as a resource for consideration of the intersections of mental health, trauma, art, narrative, history, medicine, and pharmacology. A self-taught artist and son of Auschwitz survivors, Klenicki uses his canvasses to memorialize Holocaust victims and to channel the energy and emotions he experiences as ... 

Your Guide to Internship Preparation!

Are you looking for an internship or practicum this summer? Are you a bit unsure of where to start? Look no further, as we bring back a modified Practicum and Internship Symposium on Wednesday, January 26 at 5:30 p.m. Hear from faculty and students on opportunities and personal experiences, along with advice and steps to beginning your journey.   

Apply for April 2022 Graduation (Term 2224)

Graduation applications for April 2022 are now open! Please submit your app to Late fees will be issued starting 2/1.   

Career Services

G2U Virtual Career Fair, Jan. 27 1-5 p.m.

Join G2U for their Virtual Career Fair about opportunities in public health with the federal government. Register in advance!  

Grant, Scholarship, Internship, and Conference Opportunities

2022 LEND Open House

Graduate students, self-advocates, family members of persons with disabilities who are interested in gaining leadership skills and clinical experience on a career path that includes work with children with disabilities are invited to atted this virtual open house to learn about 2022-23 interdisciplinary training opportunities! Wednesday, January 26, 4 p.m.   

Deadline Correction: Bridging the Gaps – Pittsburgh Community Health Internship

Do you want to impact underserved communities in a hands-on way, learn about at-risk populations through experiential learning with community-based organizations, and work interdisciplinarily with other health professional students while earning $3,000 this summer? Read more and apply by February 9.  

Teaching Tips

Move your Panopto videos from semester to semester in Canvas

Follow these steps to move your Pantopto recordings to your new Canvas course!  

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Upcoming issues

Things to Know comes out every-other Tuesday, including these dates for spring term 2022:

  • 1/18
  • 2/1
  • 2/15
  • 3/1
  • 3/15
  • 3/29
  • 4/12
  • 4/26