Health Sciences Diversity

Diversity in the Academy: Pushing Forward or Lagging Behind?

October 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Department of Anthropology, and the Anthropology Graduate Student Organization present: Diversity in the Academy:  Pushing Forward or Lagging Behind?

11:00 am:  Strengths and Challenges to Diversity at Pitt, Philippa Carter, Director of Diversity Initiatives and Academic Affairs, University of Pittsburgh,

11:20 am: The Too Liberal Campus: Disrupting Assumptions about Liberal Bias in the Academy, Carolyn Rouse, Chair of Anthropology Department and Director of African Studies Program, Princeton University

12:00 pm: Break out session with lunch

1:00 pm: Real Talk Dialogues: What does RACE have to do with it?, Mario Browne, Director of Health Sciences Diversity, University of Pittsburgh

RSVP @ by Friday, September 29th.   


Location and Address

University of Pittsburgh, William Pitt Student Union Ballroom, 3959 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (across from the University of Pittsburgh Cathedral of Learning) 

Directions and Parking Information

Parking across from the Student Union at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall parking garage, entrance on Bigelow Boulevard.  Additional information here
On street parking at city meters.

University of Pittsburgh Year of Healthy U

This year Pitt is studying, recognizing, and appreciating practices that promote good health, showing how a cross disciplinary understanding of health can lead to better lives. The Year of Healthy U will advance our understanding of health in all its forms and renew our commitment to fostering a healthy community.