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The fourth installment in the Office of the Provost's "Year Of" series, the Year of Healthy U addresses eight dimensions of wellness: emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social and spiritual.

The City of Pittsburgh's Climate Action Plan 3.0 lauds efforts made by Pitt's Food Recovery Heroes, a student-run club that collects food left over in dining halls and at local establishments to donate to organizations that feed the hungry.

Alexandre Vieira of Pitt's School of Dental Medicine is leading a study to discover how dental formations caused by genetic mutations can serve as biomarkers for ailments such as kidney disease, asthma and cancer.