Archived ULS News & Announcements

Close up of a bee pollinating a flower and also a close up of a frog in water with a butterfly sitting on the frog's head
15 Mar 2021

Citizen Science Month: Getting Involved

April is Citizen Science Month! Please join us on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 11 a.m. – Noon to learn about opportunities for participating in Citizen Science projects ("Urban Biodiversity" and “FrogWatch USA”) here at Pitt and in general. Becky Gonda, Director...
Horror Studies - Women in Horror 3
05 Mar 2021

Horror Studies - Women in Horror 3

Join us on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 7p.m. for a conversation with acclaimed horror authors Jewelle Gomez and Michelle Lane. The conversation will explore expanding traditional horror conventions to include marginalized communities, the...
Author: Sharee Milller and Book Cover:  Don't touch my hair!
05 Mar 2021

Sharee Miller: Children's Literature Conference Keynote

Sharee Miller, author and illustrator of Princess Hair, Don’t Touch My Hair, and Michelle’s Garden, will be our first ever Online Keynote Speaker!  Please join us on March 15, 2021 from 6-7:30pm for this FREE event.  Sharee has put...
Horror Studies - Women in Horror
05 Mar 2021

Horror Studies - Women in Horror 2

Join us on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 7p.m. for a reading and conversation with acclaimed horror poet Linda D. Addison. The conversation will focus on her biography and path to success, her role as a mentor, her approach to horror...
Horror Studies - Women in Horror
05 Mar 2021

Horror Studies - Women in Horror 1

Join us on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7-8p.m. for a reading and conversation between two iconoclastic horror authors works challenge and expand our notions of the horror genre.  Kathe Koja and Maryse Meijer will read...
Illustration of multiple profiles of a woman's face
28 Feb 2021

Women’s History Month: Honoring Women on the Frontline of COVID-19

Join us on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, from 1-2 p.m. for a conversation about the many ways women have served on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. They are nurses, pharmacists, doctors, and other healthcare workers. They are teachers, librarians, cashiers, executives, and food industry workers....
09 Feb 2021

Black History Month 2021: The Black Family @ Pitt

Check out our New LibGuide featuring Pitt events and resources highlighting the 2021 Black History Month theme of the Black Family
African American Read-in
08 Feb 2021

National Council of Teachers of English's (NCTE) 31st Annual African American Read-In

The African American Read-In provides an opportunity for students, educators, families, and community members to listen to, learn about, and share African American literature by African American authors. Join our free livestream on our ...
University of Pittsburgh's K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month - Rooted in Strength: The Resiliency of Black Families
29 Jan 2021

Rooted in Strength: The Resiliency of Black Families

Celebrate the University of Pittsburgh's K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month with us!    Black Families are resilient.  Join us on Thursday, February 18, 2021 from 3-4:30 p.m. for an inspiring panel discussion and learn about ways to better support your family through the...
IEEE Xplore: Digital Library
28 Jan 2021

IEEE Standards: Innovation, Ethics, and Privacy

On Monday, March 22, 2021 at 12:10 pm dive into Standards and learn how standards can help you during your career!  This fast paced 50 minute webinar will cover:• Learn how IEEE Standards are important in academia, patenting, and the innovation process• Understanding the IEEE...