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Pitt Senior on Presidential Inaugural Committee’s Media and Logistics Team Sees History Unfold

Enhanced security and pandemic precautions limited the number of people at the Inauguration Day proceedings, but Gabriella Ogude was able to see history in the making.

  • Students
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Communication
  • Department of Africana Studies

Pitt-Led NIH Trial Platform Shows Blood Thinners Decrease Need for Life Support in COVID-19 Patients

Early results of the trial, which is part of a three-trial platform consortium spanning more than 300 hospitals worldwide, found that full doses of heparin, a blood thinner, were not only safe but

  • Innovation and Research
  • Department of Surgery
  • Covid-19

Annual Social Justice Symposium Sought Common Ground for the Common Good

Miss yesterday’s symposium? We’ve got a recap of the conversations, which ranged from what to call protestors, how trauma relates to violence and how storytelling can foster belonging.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Behind the Executive Order that Could Politicize Civil Service

For decades, presidents routinely replaced large swaths of the government workforce, often requiring them to pay fees to political parties in exchange for their jobs. Professor Barry Mitnick explains

Pitt, Allegheny County Partner to Vaccinate Patient-Facing Students

On Jan. 28 and 29, the Allegheny County Health Department will provide COVID-19 vaccinations to Pitt health care students in the state’s Group 1A designation at the University’s Petersen Events Center

  • Covid-19