Past Events

Feb
15
Elaine Brown: Power to the People Then & Now
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
Alumni Hall

Elaine Brown, the former Chairman of the Black Panther Party will give a lecture as part of the Community Empowerment Association's Black History Month Series.

Feb
16
From Stonewall to the Supreme Court
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
3703 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

An interdisciplinary panel of experts will discuss the past achievements, current priorities, and future challenges of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Americans and their allies. 

Feb
16
Diversity in the Sciences: Keys to Success in the International Community
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Room 120, BST Lobby

Scientists work with a huge number of individuals from different backgrounds, so this three part workshop has been developed to explore diversity in the scientific workplace through a variety of interactive exercises and tools. Today's workshop will focus on "Understanding Group Dynamics."

Feb
17
Diversity Networking Breakfast
Friday, February 17, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Nordy's Place (WPU Lower Level)

Network with a variety of the region's top employers who have expressed interest in meeting diverse student talent, along with a free hot breakfast buffet. Professional attire required. 

Feb
17
Teaching about Race: Whose Intellectual Traditions Matter and What We Can Do About It?
Friday, February 17, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning

A discussion with professor Ron Jackson (University of Cincinnati). 

Feb
17
Managing Diversity in Global Business
Friday, February 17, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
270 Mervis Hall - Colloquium Room

During this panel, experts in the field of international human resources and workplace mobility along with administrators that recruit or advise diverse student populations will discuss how to manage international cultures and different perspectives, genders, ages, and religions during the students’ time at the University of Pittsburgh and in their future career. 

Feb
17
The Dangerous Public Fantasies of Post-racialism and the Black Bogeyman
Friday, February 17, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Cathedral of Learning G24

A lecture by Professor Ronald Jackson (University of Cincinnati).

Feb
17
Spanish and English Songs for Little Language Learners with 123 Andrés
Friday, February 17, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
226 Cathedral of Learning

Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés will be discussing his work (particularly his latest album “Arriba Abajo”) before his concert at City Asylum. Presented by LAGOS - Latin American Graduate Organization of Students.

Feb
17
Conversations with the Director: Julie Sokolow Screening and Q&A
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
Frick Fine Arts Building

A screening of the documentary "Aspie Seeks Love," which follows David Matthews' search for love after a late-in-life Asperger’s diagnosis, directed by Pitt alum Julie Sokolow. 

Feb
18
Leadership Development Seminar
Saturday, February 18, 2017 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
Mukaiyama University Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

This seminar's workshops will focus on developing effective leadership skills in relation to diversity and inclusion.

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