Announcements

Pitt Information Technology is aware of a new scam in which hackers mail harmful USB devices to potential victims through the United States Postal Service or other delivery services.
CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn) will be unavailable beginning at midnight on Saturday, April 4, until noon ET on Sunday, April 5. This maintenance is necessary to maintain the stability and reliability of CourseWeb.
Campus Mail is working to adhere to building delivery service times as closely as possible while following the University's health and safety guidance.
As the University takes additional steps to reduce the need for faculty and staff to be on campuses, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is closed to walk-ins and in-person appointments but continues to respond to all concerns during regular business hours.
Staff and faculty members who are essential onsite through the end of the semester can request campus parking at this time. Requests are pending space availability.
Apply for funding to support research and travel involving Jewish topics for students and faculty. The deadline is March 23 for funds expended between May 1 and Dec. 31.
This month, TIAA’s live financial webinars will explore the basics of social security, how to market-proof your retirement and unique features of health savings accounts.
Now through April 15, employees who make new or additional contributions to the United Way campaign will be entered to win footballs signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Tree Pittsburgh will host tree giveaways throughout the month of May in various locations around Pittsburgh.
The Pitt Cyber-convened Pittsburgh Task Force on Public Algorithms works to prevent bias in automated decision-making systems used by local agencies and governments.
A keynote address by Eric Hirschhorn will be followed by a panel discussion with Pitt representatives about foreign influence related to research and global threats that affect our academic environment.
Through faculty, staff, retiree and special events donations, the Pitt United Way Campaign has raised more than $694,000—92% of the University’s $750,000 goal.
The Office of Human Resources recently hosted a series of engagement sessions and compiled online feedback for the Shaping the Workplace initiative. Now you can learn about the results.
Faculty and staff are encouraged to register for a live webinar about the University’s new student loan assistance program partnership for employees.
Through the end of March, staff and faculty can access the Life Solutions webinar “How to Have a Professional and Respectful Workplace” to explore how to cultivate professionalism with both colleagues and supervisors.