Past Events

HCUAP Symposium: Urban Art in the Post-Industrial Landscape
Saturday, October 8, 2016 -
1:00pm to 9:00pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

This day-long symposium explores the history of graffiti art in New York, Chicago, Pittsburgh and León Guanajuato, Mexico charting its post-industrial past and evolving present.

Year of Diversity Celebration!
Monday, October 10, 2016 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
William Pitt Union Lawn

Learn about the Year of Diversity from the Chancellor, Provost, and members of the committee while enjoying music and refreshments. Find out how to get involved and contribute your thoughts. 

Religion & Ethics in Higher Education Symposium
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
12:30pm to 8:30pm
5604 Posvar Hall

This symposium will explore the role of religious diversity in the university. 

How to Be a Muslim Ally
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
University Club - Ballroom B

The Islamic Center of Pittsburgh welcomes you to become a Muslim ally. Through this dynamic diversity training, you will gain knowledge about how to interact with Muslims in America to ensure their comfort and convey your solidarity. Presented by The Dietrich School’s Open Door Project Community Conversation Series. 

Gwen's Girls 2016 Equity Summit
Friday, October 14, 2016 -
11:30am to 8:00pm
William Pitt Union

The Equity Summit will be focused on systemic inequities experienced by black girls in the Pittsburgh region, and attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about these inequities as well as a variety of efforts to address them.

Defamation: A Play By Tony Logan
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 9:30pm to Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 1:00am
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom

"Defamation" touches on some of today's most highly-charged issues: race, religion, gender, class and the law. It's an old-school courtroom drama...and the audience is the jury.

Aglaonike's Tiger
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 12:00am to Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
Studio Theater (Cathedral of Learning)

A new play by Claudia Barnett, directed by Shelby Brewster. Unable to practice astronomy because she is a woman, Aglaonike bills herself as a sorceress and makes eerily accurate predictions of celestial events. Inspired by the untold history of the first female astronomer, Aglaonike's Tiger follows this intrepid woman through a series of challenges both magical and scientific.

Intimate Apparel
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 12:00am to Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
Henry Heymann Theatre

Esther, a Black seamstress, makes delicate lingerie for both wealthy White society ladies and poor prostitutes. Can a woman trying to make ends meet in 1905 in New York City refashion her dreams? The story is based on the experiences of playwright Lynn Nottage’s own great-grandmother. Directed by KJ Gilmer.

Welcome International Students
Saturday, October 15, 2016 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
William Pitt Union Lower Lounge

All new international students to the city of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County are invited to share their stories and connect with other international visitors in the region. 

Evening of Diversity
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10:00pm to Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 12:00am
Alumni Hall Ballroom

Pitt’s Hispanic and Latino Professional Association invites you to celebrate diversity and mark the end of Hispanic Heritage month.