Pitt is taking a leading role in tackling the public health crisis by strengthening its prevention, treatment and recovery programs to bring meaningful change to the lives of students.
The 18-year-old founder, president and CEO of The Queen's Gambit Chess Institute, Ashley Priore, is coming to Pitt as an English major this fall, bringing with her the message that the skills of the game are the skills of life.
Cameron Barnett’s (A&S ’16G) first book of poetry gained national attention and awards. Today, he’s a teacher at Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School — the same place where he first dreamed of becoming a writer.
Professor Gunduz Caginalp says that publishing a recent paper with his son and mathematics visiting scholar, Carey (A&S ’11), has been the highlight of his 34-year career at Pitt.
In its first year, Pittwire brought national and international exposure to the work done at Pitt, with stories that inspired and resonated with the public — and Pittwire itself was honored with several journalism awards and nominations in May.
Elizabeth M.Z. Farmer, currently a professor and associate dean for research at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Social Work, will begin her deanship on Aug. 1.
As state legislators begin working to pass a budget by June 30, students, alumni, faculty and staff journeyed from Oakland to Harrisburg to call for predictable and adequate funding for Pitt.
The Modeling and Managing Complicated Systems Institute will use artificial intelligence and machine learning to analyze massive data sets, helping to find new solutions to national security challenges, the aging process and the opioid epidemic.
Renewing existing partnerships with European institutes and universities and creating a new one with the Danish Energy Agency, Pitt looks to advance research initiatives and increase student and faculty exchange.
By modeling friction and tread design, Pitt bioengineers Kurt Beschorner and Seyed Moghaddam are working toward a safer shoe.