Dean's Spotlight Series

Join Pitt alumnus Kelly Richards for his talk "From Squad Car to Story Time: My Journey through Librarianship", the first event in the Dean's Spotlight Series. RSVP here


  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023: Dept. of Computer Science - Dr. Jacob Biehl and Dr. Edward Andrews

    Join ​Jacob Biehl (Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Dept. of Information Culture and Data Stewardship) and Edward Andrews, MD (Chief Resident, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine) for the second installment in the speaker series.


  • Wednesday, February 15, 2023: Dept. of Informatics and Networked Systems - Nathalie Baracaldo (SCI '16)

    Join alumna ​Nathalie Baracaldo (PhD, Manager AI Security and Privacy Solutions and Research Staff Member, IBM Master Inventor, IBM Almaden Research Center) for the third talk in this series. More details about the talk to come.


  • March 2023: Intelligent Systems Program - Vincent Aleven (SCI ’92G, ’97G)

    Join alumnus Vincent Aleven (Professor, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University) for the fourth installment in this series. More details about the talk to come. *Date to be determined.

​PNC Technology for Social Change Series

With this talk series, sponsored by PNC Bank, SCI highlights the importance of understanding how computing and information technology can be designed, implemented, and incorporated to support positive change in our communities. 

​            Join Dr. Benjamin Xie (Postdoctoral fellow, Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University) for the first installment of this series. RSVP here


Big Bash Weekend

SCI’s fifth-year celebration will culminate with an exciting three-day weekend of festivities!

  • Thursday, March 30, 2023: Female SCI Leaders: Diverse styles of leadership in technology

    Distinguished alumni, faculty, and other friends of SCI will share their insights and offer lively discussion about the ever-growing role of female leaders in technology. A reception will take place at the University Club before and after the forum and panel discussion.


  • Friday, March 31, 2023: Fifth Anniversary Celebration

    SCI has much to celebrate, and we look forward doing so with the many supporters of our school!  A cocktail reception, followed by dinner and remarks from dignitaries will all take place in the William Pitt Union’s Lower Lounge, Kurzman Room and Ballroom.


  • Saturday, April 1, 2023: School Research and Education Expo

This event will highlight the best of the best at SCI: Student and faculty work that is helping to move the needle forward in all areas of our school’s expertise.  Enjoy spending the early part of your Saturday learning, networking, and celebrating SCI, at the Information Sciences building and at our new space across the street, at 130 North Bellefield Ave.