Current & Recent Talks

Nov

20

CUE Brown Bag Series

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm, 4303 Posvar

The Center for Urban Education will hold a discussion entitled "Supporting Students of Immigrant Communities: A Panel on the Role of Educators and Allies," which will explore how educators of a variety of grade levels and settings can support students and families of immigrant communities.

Nov

20

School of Social Work Open Forum

4:30 pm, 332 Cathedral of Learning

The Office of the Provost has initiated a search for the next Dean of the School of Social Work. As part of this process, the search committee will hold an open forum so that members of the university community can share their input about the next dean. All members of the Pitt community with an interest in the School of Social Work are welcome to attend.

Nov

21

PIER Edbag

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm, 336B Baker Hall, CMU

Amy Shannon will present "My FBE in Burkett Elementary's 4th Grade STEM Classes."

Nov

29

Black Minds Matter

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, 2017 Cathedral of Learning

Kenyon Bonner, Vice Provost and Dean of Students, will present "Campus Climate and Non-Cognitive Outcomes."

Nov

30

Black Minds Matter

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, 2017 Cathedral of Learning

Dana Thompson Dorsey, Associate Professor and Associate Director for Research and Development, Center for Urban Education, will present "Promising Practices for Teaching and Learning."

Nov

30

Trans-Inclusive Syllabi Workshop

11:30 am - 1:00 pm, 211 David Lawrence Hall

Please join the Center for Diversity for a workshop on trans-inclusive syllabi. Participants will hear from a panel of Pitt faculty and students committed to promoting trans education across the disciplines at Pitt. The panel will be followed by a workshop. We request that attendees prepare by bringing course materials to workshop and by reviewing our workshop materials in advance.

Dec

1

Department of Psychology Special Guest Speaker

1:30 pm, 505 Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University

Anjan Chatterjee, Professor, The University of Pennsylvania, and Chair of Neurology, Pennsylvania Hospital, will present "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Beauty."

Dec

1

RLG Meeting

10:00 am - 11:30 am, LRDC, 9th Floor

Christina Bjorndahl will present.

Dec

1

SOE Graduate Student Colloquium Series

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Posvar Colloquium Room

Student Poster Session.

Dec

4

Ethics Brain Bag

6:00 pm, Mellon Institute Social Room, CMU

Aaron Batista, Associate Professor, Bioengineering, will hold a discussion of animal research ethics.

Dec

5

CUE Panel Discussion

5:30 pm, WPU Ballroom

Do public figures have a right or responsibility to challenge institutional racism? Join the Center for Urban Education for a panel discussion featuring current and former athletes, media, administrators, and policymakers on the societal and cultural implications of athletes using their platforms to advocate for social justice. Reception at 5:00 pm.

Dec

6

Black Minds Matter

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Cathedral of Learning, Room 2017

Derrick D. Matthews, Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health, will present "Holistic Support for Black Male Learners."

Dec

7

CUE Brown Bag Series

11:45 am - 1:15 pm, 4303 Posvar

Abiola Farinde-Wu, Assistant Professor of Urban Educaiton, Department of Leadership in Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston, will present "I Am Urban: Exploring Black Female Teachers’ Preferences for Urban Public Schools."

Dec

7

CNBC Colloquium Series

4:00 pm, 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3

Judith R. Walters, Neurophysiological Pharmacology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), will present “Rats, Rhythms and Robust Loss of Dopamine: What Can We Learn from Excessive Synchronization in Basal Ganglia Circuits in Parkinson’s Disease?”

Dec

8

Department of Psychology Colloquium Series

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Martin Room, 4127 Sennott Square

Robert McCall, Professor, Psychology, and Co-Director, Office of Child Development, will present "The Effects of Early Social-Emotional Experience: Lessons Learned from Studies of Russian Orphanage Children."

Dec

13

Black Minds Matter

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Cathedral of Learning, Room 2017

"Advancing Black Male Policy, Support, and Research"