Announcements

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Year of Sustainability
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To support the "Year of Sustainability" initiative, the Provost's office will entertain requests for matching funds up to $10,000 to support lectures, seminars, workshops, colloquia, etc. related to sustainability.  Programs that bring together individuals from multiple departments are encouraged.  Requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis and are starting immediately.
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MCSI Research Seed Grant RFP
Deadline to Apply is January 30, 2015
All Pitt faculty are eligible to apply.
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MCSI Summer Undergraduate Research Program Now Accepting Applications
Deadline to Apply: February 13, 2015
Are you a Pitt engineering or science student interested in earning $4,000 during the summer while conducting research in sustainable engineering?  Learn more details here. 

Events

Nov
20
2014
The Sustainability Showcase
12 p.m. to 2 p.m., 2017 Cathedral of Learning
Join us for a panel discussion about social, economic, and environmental sustainability efforts as they relate to community development in the East End of Pittsburgh.  More Details! 
Dec
4
2014

Sustainability Student Expo I

Swanson School of Engineering

6:00-8:00 pm, Alumni Hall
Feb
12
2015
Professor Heather I. Sullivan from Trinity University presents, "International Climate Fiction and Strategies of Sustainability in the Anthropocene"
5:00 pm, 602 Cathedral of Learning (Humanities Center)
Mar
18
2015
The University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work presents the Sidney A. Teller Lecturer, DeBrenna LaFa Agbenyiga
12:00 p.m., 2017 Cathedral of Learning
World Social Work Day! DeBrenna LaFa Agbenyiga, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Inclusion and Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, College of Social Science, and Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Michigan State University presents, "Sustainable Development and Social Justice Pillars: A Platform for Setting the Global Agenda That Links the Economy. Society and the Environment.  Lunch will be provided.  Registration is not required.
Mar
18-20
2015
Managing Risks in the Shale Industry:  A Comparison of Policies Worldwide
All Day Event

Conference (open to the public): March 18-19, 2015

Book Workshop (for authors only): March 20, 2015

Venue: University of Pittsburgh 

Scientific Organizer: Shanti Gamper-Rabindran.  Conference Administration: University Center for International Studies

Pitt Presenters: Bernard Goldstein (GSPH), Radisav Vidic (Engineering), Shanti Gamper-Rabindran (GSPIA-Econ)

For details, please see click here> 

Mar
30
2015
Why Gender Matters to Sustainability: Engaging the Public in a Meaningful Conversation
6:00 pm- 7:30 pm, 324 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored by GSWS and the Provost's Sustainability Initiative.  Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies.  Click here to find more details. 
Apr
17
2015

Sustainability Student Expo  II

Swanson School of Engineering

6:00-8:00 pm, Alumni Hall
Apr
19
2015
8:00 AM, DLLCC
Innovation and the Triple Bottom Line returns to Pittsburgh April 19-21, 2015! Sponsored by Pitt’s Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation and CMU’s Steinbrenner Institute, the Conference presents the latest research and practice directed at development of environmentally sustainable buildings and infrastructure. Read More>