Past Events

Nov
04
Precision Medicine’s Contribution to Public Health: An Infectious Disease Case Study
Friday, November 4, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
G23 Parran Hall

Vence L. Bonham, J.D. will use the example of preventing infectious disease to address the implications of using the constructs of race, ethnicity, and ancestral categories in genomic research for public health interventions. Presented as part of the Human Genetics Seminar Series. Open to the public. 

Nov
04
Tower C the World
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 11:00pm to Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 2:00am
Tower C

Tower C will be transformed into a cultural tour of Earth's seven continents. Travel between floors to explore food and music from different cultures and interact with student groups. Open to residents of Tower C and students signed in by a resident. 

Nov
05
2016 Diversity Student Weekend: Day 2
Saturday, November 5, 2016 -
12:30pm to 7:30pm
Mervis Hall; Various Locations

This two-day Diversity Weekend focuses on full time MBA opportunities for prospective women, the LGBTQIA community, under-represented racial/ethnic groups (specifically, African American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American students) as well as current or former military students. All prospective and current Katz students are encouraged to attend to learn about our various programs and interact with staff, alumni, and community partners. 

Nov
06
Slovak Heritage Festival
Sunday, November 6, 2016 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Cathedral of Learning Commons Room

The 26th Annual Slovak Heritage festival will feature musical performances, cultural displays, Slovak and East European import vendors, and ethnic foods. Free to the public.

Nov
08
Maurita Bryant: “Race and Gender in the Police: Beyond the Blue Uniform”
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
2017 Cathedral of Learning

A lecture by Maurita Bryant, Assistant Superintendent of the Allegheny County Police. Presented as part of the Center on Race & Social Problems' 2016 Fall Speakers Series.

Nov
09
Black Poets Speak Out: Poetry and Practice Community Workshop
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 11:30pm to Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 1:30am
Kelly-Strayhorn Theater’s Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave.

An interactive community workshop facilitated by Black Poets Speak Out Co-Founders Jericho Brown, Mahogany Browne, and Amanda Johnston, followed by a community reading. 

Nov
10
Housing Summit Luncheon Discussion w/Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove
Thursday, November 10, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
2017 Cathedral of Learning

An interdisciplinary and community panel discussion and luncheon with Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove, author of "Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America and What We Can Do About It." 

Nov
10
A Case for Tolerance: Challenges to Anti-Gay Laws in the Caribbean
Thursday, November 10, 2016 -
9:00pm to 10:15pm
University Club, Gold Room

Leading gay rights and HIV activist Maurice Tomlinson talks about his most recent initiatives challenging anti-gay laws in the Caribbean, as well as his continued work supporting and championing innovative visibility campaigns such as Prides.

Nov
10
Black Poets Speak Out Reading
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:30pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Reading and Q&A with Co-Founders of Black Poets Speak Out: Jericho Brown, Mahogany Browne, and Amanda Johnston followed by a reception.

Nov
10
Jeisson Castillo: Art and Spiritual Plants of the Amazon Forest
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 11:00pm
304 Cathedral of Learning

A presentation and workshop with Jeisson Castillo, a young painter, photographer and video artist whose work focuses on peasant and indigenous communities in Colombia.

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