Announcements

Faculty and staff are invited join the Clinical and Translational Science Institute in the William Pitt Union ballroom on Monday, Oct. 28, to celebrate the work of Jonas Salk and find out how they can participate in the University’s groundbreaking research studies.
TIAA will offer Pitt faculty and staff a customized, live webinar to help participants consider their current state of finances and plan for the future.
Join the University Store on Fifth and Maggie & Stella Gifts and Cards next week to shop, enjoy refreshments and win prizes.
Join Staff Council for a brown-bag event featuring Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer Mark D. Henderson.
The University’s draft Institutional Master Plan will be discussed at an Oakland-wide community meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
Applications for the 2020 Forge Your Own Path Grant Program — formerly the Personalized Education Grant Program — are being accepted until Nov. 22. Staff, faculty and students are invited to submit project proposals.
This month, Pitt Information Technology’s Cybersecurity Scare House and the Healthy Lifestyle Institute’s Spooky Strides help faculty and staff get into the Halloween spirit — and online safety and physical wellness.
Starting Thursday, Oct. 17, visit Alumni Hall’s J.W. Connolly Ballroom for the annual “Science as Art” exhibit. This year’s show engages visitors to interact and compete for a prize.
Holidays can sometimes bring as much stress as they do cheer. Life Solutions aims to help employees craft strategies to manage stress and enjoy the season.
Strengthening our engagement with the communities around us is a strategic goal of the University, supported in many ways by many units, and the new Staff Community of Practice for Community Engagement aims to strengthen and advance those efforts across the University.
On Friday, Oct. 11, join the Pitt Queer Professionals communities group on the rooftop terrace of the University Club to celebrate National Coming Out Day.
Pitt Commons is hosting office hour sessions throughout the fall term. Stop by 355 Cathedral of Learning to ask questions or learn more about the platform.
Staff Council’s fall programing includes monthly general meetings and a campus walking tour.
The three-day symposium begins Wednesday, Oct. 16 and will feature lectures from Pitt faculty as well as the latest in innovations and research in the physical and life sciences, engineering and technology.
TIAA’s live webinars in October feature ways to market-proof your retirement, a closer look at the U.S. economy and tips on safeguarding your privacy and financial security.