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Community Voices: Pittsburgh, the United States Steel Corporation, and 120 years of extraction

Join World History Center Graduate Student Assistant in Public History, Chie Togami, for a presentation and conversation about her three-part podcast series, “Extraction.” The project and podcast draws world-historical connections between Pittsburgh, the U.S. Steel Corporation, and people and…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/community-voices-pittsburgh-the-united-states-steel-corporation-and-120-years-of-extraction/

Student Sustainability Showcase (6th Annual)

Join us for the 6th Annual Student Sustainability Showcase, featuring tabling, lunch, and student project presentations from Ward Allebach’s ENVS Sustainability class!  More information coming soon!

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/student-sustainability-showcase-6th/

Somewhere: A Primer for the End of Days

Join Pitt Theatre for their newest production! With almost all the insects gone, the world is beginning to fall apart as crops fail and people struggle to hold on to their ways of life. Cassandra and her brother…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/somewhere-a-primer-for-the-end-of-days/

Building Racial Equity in the Food System

The relationship between the food system and racial justice is pervasive, profound and pernicious. Food culture is a uniquely all-inclusive system. It affects all of us but does not equitably distribute resources or provide equal opportunity. Racism has…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/building-racial-equity-in-the-food-system/

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15-October 15th!

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/hispanic-heritage-month-2021/

Tree Planting with OPDC

Join the Pitt Sustainability team as we help the Oakland Planning and Development Corporation team plant 19 new street trees in Oakland with TreeVitalize!  Planting will happen on Parkview Avenue near Boulevard of the Allies. Interested in volunteering? …

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/tree-planting-with-opdc/

Pitt Honors Food Ecosystems Scholar Community Dinner

Join the Pitt Honors Food Ecosystems Scholar Community for our first event of the academic year—an evening of food and casual discussion! This will be a great way for interested students across all disciplines to come and learn…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/pitt-honors-food-ecosystems-scholar-community-dinner/

AASHE Global Conference in Sustainability Higher Education

This year’s GSCHE will highlight inspiring examples of higher education leadership that empower participants to envision and create a future that is sustainable, equitable, and resilient. Are you committed to leveraging the power of higher education to forge…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/aashe-global-conference-in-sustainability-higher-education/

Environmental Justice: Safe Water in Homewood and Throughout Pittsburgh

Safe Water in Homewood is a goal for a community that continues to battle lead in water, storm water, and sewer backups. How are water challenges in Homewood and other Pittsburgh neighborhoods connected to the larger global fight…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/environmental-justice-safe-water-in-homewood-and-throughout-pittsburgh/

Academics, Equity, and Resilience: Building Pitt’s First Climate Action Plan

The University of Pittsburgh’s sustainability journey has been expounding over three decades, including the first university-wide Pitt Sustainability Plan (2018) and first AASHE STARS designation (Silver 2018); in 2021, Pitt achieved AASHE STARS Gold. While the Pitt Sustainability…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/academics-equity-and-resilience-building-pitts-first-climate-action-plan/