Things to Know

A twice monthly e-newsletter featuring updates and announcements for students and faculty from the Office of Student Affairs, the School of Public Health, and the University. 

From the Dean

School and University Updates

Check Out Our New LCD Screens Throughout the Building!

Our screens highlight school, department, and student news or announcements. Send your announcements to   

Student Organizations

Underrepresented in the Health Sciences Mixer

Students interested in networking with staff, faculty, and fellow students promoting the welfare and interests of students underrepresented in the health sciences are invited to sign up by October 17 for this October 24 event at the Wyndham in Oakland! Sponsored by Health Sciences Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Pitt Schools of the Health Sciences, and Pitt Public Health's FORWARDS student organization.   

Career Services

Scholarship, Conference, and Other Opportunities

Russell Rule Rycheck Award for a Promising Master of Public Health Student

The deadline for applying for the Russell Rule Rycheck Award, a $500 award for MPH students committed to the practice of public health, is December 5. Funds can be used for books, coursework, travel, or professional development.  

William T. Green Jr. Award in Public Health Studies

The deadline for applying for the William T. Green Jr. Award, a $750 award to support research and special projects for currently enrolled Pitt Public Health students, is December 5. Funds can be used for direct research costs, books, travel, or professional memberships.  

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