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Campus Sustainability Month is bringing green events to Pitt

Take a mini-course, listen to a talk on environmental justice or attend a virtual sustainability conference. Find ways to get engaged with sustainability on and off campus.

  • Community Impact
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Applications for Pitt Public Health equity program due Oct. 1

All public health students are eligible for the Health Justice Scholars program, which supports scholars with an interest in health equity research, policy and practice.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
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Register for Civic Action Week

On Oct. 4-9, show your commitment to addressing society’s most pressing challenges.

  • Community Impact
  • Teaching & Learning
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Attend a campus sit-down with one of Europe’s top leaders on trade

An executive vice president of the European Commission will talk transatlantic trade and technology with GSPIA Associate Dean Erica Owen. He’ll also take questions from students.

  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Global
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Tuesday at noon: Fall Safety Fair

Fire safety demonstrations, a visit from K-9 Filo and giveaways await students and employees at tomorrow’s event.

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
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Remembering real estate pioneer and philanthropist Howard Hanna Jr. (BUS ’42, ’49G)

“His influence and positive impact are lasting examples of what we hope all of our graduates accomplish,” said Pitt Business Dean Arjang A. Assad.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
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Calling all faculty and staff volunteers

Register as a team or individual for the 2021 Staff and Faculty Day of Caring. The Friday, Oct. 8, event is the signature day of service during Civic Action Week.

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Community Impact
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Students: How to receive American Rescue Plan Act funds

Pitt received $54.7 million in new federal COVID-19 relief funds and has allocated $31.9 million to go directly to students. Here’s what undergrads and grad students should do as part of the

  • Students
  • Covid-19

New childcare option for faculty, staff and grad students

Children ages 3-5 are eligible for a new partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania. Sites in Carnegie and Lawrenceville are prioritizing Pitt applicants through Oct. 1.

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • University News
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Coaching, telehealth, walking groups and more

The Office of Human Resources offers a variety of virtual and in-person benefits to keep employees healthy.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • Staff
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Comments sought for two draft policies

University community members have until Oct. 18 to review and comment on drafts titled Campus Crime Awareness and Protection of Children from Abuse.

  • University News
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
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On Sept. 21, be a good neighbor

Join the Oakland community at Pitt's final Be a Good Neighbor Block Party from 5-7 p.m. at The Corner.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Cast your vote for the 2021 Homecoming Court

Sixteen candidates are vying for a spot on the 2021 Homecoming Court. Read their bios and cast your vote this week.

  • University News
  • Students
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Next week: bike to campus!

On Sept. 20-24, join students, faculty and staff for a mix of in-person and virtual events designed to encourage bike commuting.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt unveils new family care benefit through Care.com

Pitt’s partnership with Care.com offers eligible employees access to a network of local caregivers, a total of 10 backup care days for child and adult care, and more.

  • Staff
  • Faculty
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Play at Park(ing) Day

Join people across the world in repurposing parking spaces and converting them into parks and places for art.

  • University News
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
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Call for nominations: Chancellor’s Distinguished Awards

The awards recognize faculty excellence in teaching, research and public service. Submit your nomination by Oct. 15.

  • University News
  • Faculty
  • Students
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Campus flu shot clinics begin next week

The Pittsburgh campus will host free flu shot clinics beginning on Sept. 15. Bradford and Johnstown clinics begin on Oct. 12 and Sept. 22, respectively.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus

Pitt’s National Center on Family Support to host conference on caregiving research

The conference, held March 3-4, 2022, is now accepting abstract submissions.

  • University News
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
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Meet Up at the Be a Good Neighbor Block Parties This Month

Bring your friends and neighbors and join the Oakland community at Pitt's Be A Good Neighbor Block Parties this month.

  • University News
  • Students