Thursday, July 12

Health Science Library System Workshop
“Endnote Basics,” Andrea Ketchum; Scaife Hall, Classroom 2, 9 a.m. (Register: HSLS workshop)

Teaching Center Workshop
“Syllabus Construction: Foundations”; B23 Alumni Hall, 10 a.m. (Register: Teaching Center)

Teaching Center Workshop
“Writing Assignments: Design, Assessment and Feedback”; B23 Alumni Hall, 1 p.m. (Register: Teaching Center)


Friday, July 13

Small Business Development Center Workshop
“The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”; 114 Mervis Hall, 7:30 a.m. (Information: SBDC workshop)

Pediatric Innovation Retreat
William Pitt Union, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Information: McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine)

Teaching Center Workshop
“Creating Instructional Media: Adobe Premiere Pro”; B26 Alumni Hall, 10 a.m. (Register: Teaching Center workshop)

Teaching Center Workshop
“Encouraging Student Participation”:  815 Alumni Hall, 2 p.m. (Register: Teaching Center workshop)


Tuesday, July 17

Teaching Center Workshop
“Qualtrics Online Survey System”; B26 Alumni Hall, 10 a.m. (Register: Teaching Center workshop)

Health Sciences Library System Lecture
“Transforming Data Into Knowledge and Knowledge Into Health,” Patricia Brennan, director of the National Library of Medicine; Scaife Hall Lecture Room 6, 3 p.m. (Information: HSLS lecture)


Thursday, July 19

Health Science Library System Workshop
“Introduction to the Pitt Data Catalog,” Helenmary Sheridan; Scaife Hall, Conference Room B, 1 p.m. (Register: HSLS workshop)

Senate/ Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Discrimination Advocacy Committee Meeting
826 Cathedral of Learning, 1 p.m.

Health Science Library System Workshop
“Presentation Zen: Effective Visuals and Design,” Rebecca Abromitis; Scaife Hall, Classroom 2, 3 p.m. (Register: HSLS workshop)


Monday, July 23

Postdoctoral Orientation to Career Development Workshop
1105 AB Scaife Hall, 10:30 a.m.-Noon (Register: DPCD workshop)


Tuesday, July 24

Health Science Library System Workshop
“Box for Storing and Sharing Research Data,” Melissa Ratajeski; Falk Library Classroom 2, 9 a.m. (Register: HSLS workshop)

Teaching Center Workshop
“Quality Matters @ Pitt”; 815 Alumni Hall, 10 a.m. (Register: Teaching Center Workshop)

Health Science Library System Workshop
“Painless PubMed,” Barb Folb; Falk Library Classroom 2, 11:30 a.m. (Register: HSLS workshop)


Wednesday, July 25

Health Science Library System Workshop
“Bioinformatics Data Analysis: Options 4 Rigor,” Carrie Iwema; Falk Library Classroom 2, 1 p.m. (Register: HSLS workshop)


Thursday, July 26

Teaching Center Workshop
“Designing Better Test Questions”; 815 Alumni Hall, 10:30 a.m. (Register: Teaching Center Workshop)

Human Engineering Research Laboratories Open House
Bakery Square Office Building, 4th floor, 1:30 p.m.

Ramp Crawl
Schenley Plaza, 5 p.m. (Register: Oakland For All eventbrite)



School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences/Communication Science and Disorders
“The Influence of Speech Production Experience on the Size and the Structure of the Speech Motor Program,” Hyun Kim; July 12, 4016 Forbes Tower, 9 a.m.

School of Public Health/Environmental & Occupational Health
"The Role of Apolipoprotein E in Traumatic Brain Injury as Determined by Isoform and Abca1 Haplodeficiency," Emilie Castranio; July 12, 4128 Graduate School of Public Health, 1 p.m.

School of Arts and Sciences/Physics and Astronomy
“Developing Research-Based Learning Tools for Quantum Mechanics,” Christof Keebaugh; July 13, 321 Allen Hall, 10 a.m.

School of Arts and Sciences/Chemistry
“New B–H Insertion Reactions of Ligated Boranes,” Thomas Allen; July 17, 307 Eberly Hall, 10 a.m.

School of Public Health/Biostatistics
“Predicting Clinical Variables From Neuroimages Using Fused Sparse Group Lasso,” Joanne Beer; July 17, 7139 Graduate School of Public Health, 1 p.m.

School of Arts and Sciences/Chemistry
“Design Principles for Peptide Backbone Modification and their Application to Functional Mimicry of Ubiquitin,” Halina Werner; July 18, 655 Chevron, 9 a.m.

School of Public Health/Biostatistics
"Power and Sample Size Determination for Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trials," Christopher Keener; July 18, 7139 Graduate School of Public Health, 10 a.m.

School of Arts and Sciences/Biological Sciences
“Changes Throughout a Hox Regulated Network Drive Body Plan Evolution in Drosophila,” Yang Liu; July 19, A219B Langley Hall, 2 p.m.

School of Arts and Sciences/Philosophy of Science
“The Human, Love, and Inner Life: Ethics After Murdoch,” Annalisa Paese; July 19, 211 David Lawrence Hall, 2 p.m.

Katz Graduate School of Business
“Three Essays on the Dynamics of Industry Formation,” Robert Ryan; July 23, 101 Mervis Hall, 1 p.m.

School of Medicine/Biomedical Informatics Program
“Semantics Enhanced Deep Learning Medical Text Classifier, Joe Aguilar; July 23, 536 Offices at Baum, 2 p.m.

School of Medicine/Neurobiology Program
“Brain Structure and Function in Emotion Processing, Emotion Regulation and Reward Processing Neural Circuitries in Offspring at Risk for Bipolar Disorder,” Heather Acuff; July 24, 1495 Biomedical Science Tower, 1 p.m.

School of Public Health/Epidemiology
“Stress and Cardiovascular Risk in Mid-Life Women: How Important are Social Roles?” Andrea Stewart; July 25, A522 Crabtree Hall, 1 p.m.



Scientists as Artist 2018
Deadline to submit three pieces is September 1. (Information: Center for Biologic Imaging (CBI))

 SPIRiT Pilot Program Funding
Applications are due November 30 by 5 p.m. (Information: CTSI website)



Hillman Library Exhibits

  • “It Has Always Been All About the Land,” Edward Sheriff Curtis photographs; through August; Hillman Library Special Collections Room, 3rd floor, during open hours
  • “Small Press Activism,” Jeanann Croft Haas; through August; Hillman Library, 2nd floor exhibit cases, during open hours
  • “Space and Film: Geography as a Major Actor,” Boris Michev, curator; through August; Hillman Library, 1st floor, during open hours
  • “Stories of the Library: 50 Years of Hillman”; through August; Hillman Library Ground Floor, during open hours