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First Thursdays at the SOOS

“Let’s hang out! Join us the first Thursday of each month for a meet-up in the Student Office of Sustainability– get updates from student organizations, meet with friends both old and new, and hang with us in the…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/first-thursdays-at-the-soos/

Brilliant Breakfasts: Engineering + Our Air Quality

What’s it like to spend your days doing vital environmental research? That’s exactly what Harold Rickenbacker, PhD student, does. Come break bagels with him & pick his brain. Casual conversation + bagels and coffee.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/brilliant-breakfasts-engineering-our-air-quality/

World History Center Environmental Humanities Seminar: Natural Gas Drilling

Join Marcy Ladson, Doctoral Student in History at Pitt, and James Wynn, Assistant Professor of English at CMU, as they discuss natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania prior to the Marcellus shale boom.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/world-history-center-environmental-humanities-seminar-natural-gas-drilling/

World History Center Environmental Humanities Seminar: Ecology Between Scales

Speakers: Zach Horton, Assistant Professor of English at Pitt Noah Theriault, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at CMU

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/world-history-center-environmental-humanities-seminar-ecology-between-scales/

The Center for Energy Lecture Series

Join Dr. Michael Aklin, Assistant Professor at Pitt in Political Science and Public Policy, as he discusses the challenges to rural electrification in the developing world.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/the-center-for-energy-lecture-series-3/

The Center For Energy Lecture Series

Join Dr. Naoko Ellis, a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of British Columbia, as she discusses technologies and mindsets towards a low carbon future.

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/the-center-for-energy-lecture-series-2/

The Center For Energy Lecture Series

Join Dr. Ted Frick, the Global Head of Research and Development at Covestro LLC., as he discusses energy efficiency and sustainability efforts at Covestro.  

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/the-center-for-energy-lecture-series/

Environmental Social Justice AltBreak

Join the Student Office of Sustainability and the Office of PittServes as we serve alongside the southwestern PA community while learning the impact of environmental and social justice in the region. March 11-15 , $150. Scholarships and support…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/environmental-social-justice-altbreak/

Social Enterprises: Profit with a Purpose

Learn about for-profit verses non-profit companies, social enterprise, hybrid and alternative legal models, including the Benefit Corporation L&C’s, and Flexible Purpose Corporations. This is a must-attend event for anyone interested in starting and running a company that blends…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/social-enterprises-profit-with-a-purpose/

Deadline to apply for Engineering Sustainability 2019 Scholarship

The Engineering Sustainability 2019 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for students and junior faculty. The conference has funding available for a limited number of students and junior faculty members (assistant professor level) who wish to attend…

https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/events/deadline-to-apply-for-engineering-sustainability-2019-scholarship/