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Your turn to assess Pitt

Pitt’s 2022 Middle States accreditation process is under way, and the steering committee leading the process seeks input from the Pitt community about who we are and where we’re headed.

  • University News
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Orthopaedic giant Freddie Fu dies at age 70

Fu brought knee surgery into the 21st century, mentored thousands and cultivated a thriving sports health community in Pittsburgh.

  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • School of Medicine
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Algorithms led us into echo chambers online. Can they get us out?

Pitt engineers aim to break down social media echo chambers using the very technology that built them.

  • Swanson School of Engineering
  • Technology & Science
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Dean of pharmacy to step down

Patricia Kroboth announced her decision to step down as leader of the School of Pharmacy in June of 2022.

  • University News
  • School of Pharmacy
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Frogs are teaching scientists how nature can rebound

RIBBiTR, a new Pitt-hosted institute funded by a $12.5 million National Science Foundation grant, will research frogs and toads bouncing back after a catastrophic brush with disease.

  • Technology & Science
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences