Past Events

Mar
06
The Modern Day Pow-wow
Monday, March 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:15pm
Studio Theatre, Cathedral of Learning

Members of the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center will be teaching a master class on the modern day Pow-wow and what it is to be Native American in today’s society, presented as part of the Theatre Arts Department’s course “Contemporary Global Stages: Dance Worlds.”

Mar
07
Correlated Electrons: The Dark Energy of Condensed Matter
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:00am
O'Hara Student Center Ballroom

The Pittsburgh Quantum Institute presents Laura Greene, President of the American Physics Society, as part of the Women in Quantum Science and Engineering Lecture Series.

Mar
09
ELATE ELUM Roundtable Discussion
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 9:00am
University Club, Ballroom A

A round table discussion of best practices for enhancing inclusion and success of women and under-represented groups in STEM. Please RSVP by Monday, March 6. 

Mar
13
For the Sake of All: Translating Evidence Into Action for Community Health
Monday, March 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
2017 Cathedral of Learning

The Center on Race and Social Problems Spring 2017 Speaker Series presents Jason Q. Purnell (Assistant Professor, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis).

Mar
15
Hospitality and Disability
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am
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A discussion session with Debbie Creamer (Director, Accreditation and Institutional Evaluation, The Association of Theological Schools) will invite conversation at practical, communal, and theological levels to reimagine hospitality that is truly accessible to all. An ASL interpreter will be present.

Mar
15
Live A Life That Truly Matters: Michael J. Sorrell, Esq.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom, Barco Law Building

President Sorrell will talk about how his use of diversity, academic rigor, experiential learning, and entrepreneurship has transformed Paul Quinn College, a struggling Historically Black College in a disadvantaged neighborhood in Dallas, TX, into a racially diverse college in a vibrant community.

Mar
15
Colloquium with Jane Ward
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning

Jane Ward will discuss her book "Not Gay," which examines the homosexual experiences of straight white men. For graduate students and faculty. 

Mar
15
"I'm Not Racist... Am I?" Documentary Screening
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
University Club, Ballroom A

"I'm Not Racist... Am I?" follows a diverse group of teens through a yearlong exploration to get at the heart of racism. The screening will be followed by a Q & A with the filmmakers, who will then facilitate a workshop on cultural appropriation. 

Mar
15
Luis Eduardo Luna: "Ayahuasca Reader: Encounters with the Amazon’s Sacred Vine"
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
304 Cathedral of Learning

Luis Eduardo Luna, a foremost authority on mestizo shamanism and visionary art, will offer a talk and book presentation of his publication that compiles texts from global authorities in ayahuasca studies. 

Mar
15
Supporting ALL Students: Working Effectively with LGBTQIA+ Students
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
7:15pm to 8:15pm
120 Lawrence Hall

The School of Education Department of Instruction and Learning presents this workshop featuring guest speaker Devin Browne, teacher in the Pittsburgh Public Schools system. Future educators and those committed to diversity and inclusion are encouraged to attend. 

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