Third Annual Three Rivers Urban Soils Symposium

Virtually join the Three River Urban Soils Symposium to discuss urban soils and their relation to urban agriculture, stormwater management, and community health. This online program will feature expert presentations, project highlights, and an interactive group discussion. To learn…

Ethical, Anti-Racist and Decolonial Approaches to Engaged Scholarship

Examine the unique ethical challenges found within engaged scholarship, including colonizing approaches to working in and with communities, and discuss equitable and anti-racist approaches for collaboration. This event is part of a year-long program called the Engaged Scholarship…

The Environmental Justice Symposium

“How do we build a more just and sustainable world?” GBBN Architects will be convening grassroots leaders, city sustainability officials, and mission-driven developers from Cincinnati, Louisville, Minneapolis, and Pittsburgh – including Mayors Bill Peduto of Pittsburgh and John…

MCSI Summer 2021 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Open for Application!

The Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation is looking for Pitt undergraduate students to do research in sustainability for Summer 2021! If you are interested in going beyond classroom curriculum, developing your own ideas, and working independently on research all while getting paid…this program is for you!

SOOS First Thursday – April

Join the Pitt Student Office of Sustainability (SOOS) for its First Thursday meeting in April! This First Thursday we will be talking about sustainable food systems! We will have some SOOS updates and then have a few speakers…

SOOS First Thursday – March

Join the Pitt Student Office of Sustainability (SOOS) for its First Thursday meeting in March! Details coming soon!

SOOS First Thursday – February

Register for the February First Thursday, February 4th at 5pm!! We will be debriefing the Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit-attendees of the summit are encouraged to attend!

Zero Waste Week

Sunday, February 21: Kickoff 1pm : What is a Circular Economy? Ask a Professor! 5pm: Waste Challenge Kickoff! Monday, February 22: Face Your Waste 3:30pm: Contamination Examination with Pitt Eco-Rep Tuesday, February 23: Trace your Waste  Ongoing: Face…

Pitt Professional Development in Sustainability

Pitt’s Sustainability Professional Certificate Program reinforces the University’s commitment to sustainability with workshops open to all employees. Each course addresses sustainability considerations relating to individual behaviors, University programs, and trends that impact individual, organizational, and national efforts to balance equity, environment, and economics.

Pitt Facilities’ Scott Bernotas Named to E+E 100

As head of Pitt Facilities, Scott Bernotas’s commitment to sustainability landed him on Environment + Energy Leader’s list of 100 professionals making a difference.