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Pitt-Bradford students finished first in a global business simulation

Business management capstone students ranked first in earnings worldwide during the week of Nov. 13.

  • Undergraduate students
  • Pitt-Bradford
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The University grounds team is making campus cleanup quieter and more sustainable

The facilities management and sustainability offices collaborated to implement battery-powered equipment that helps mitigate carbon emissions and noise pollution.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Sustainability
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Alumnus Willie Kinard III published his debut poetry collection

Their book, “Orders of Service,” won the 2022 Alice James Award.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Alumni
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt joined Europa University Viadrina in leading a global research and education network on EU foreign policy

Scholars from 18 countries will conduct research to better understand the EU’s future role in global governance.

  • University News
  • Global
  • Ukraine
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • University Center for International Studies (UCIS)

Jessica Merlin’s opioid treatment research was published in the New England Journal of Medicine

The director of Pitt’s Challenges in Managing and Preventing Pain clinical research center highlighted systemic flaws with a patient case study.

  • School of Medicine

Shyam Visweswaran was appointed to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee

The professor in Pitt’s Department of Biomedical Informatics will work to assess how researchers use racialized groups and ethnic categories.

  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
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Pitt is on Time magazine’s first Best Colleges for Future Leaders list

The University is among 100 schools ranked based on an analysis of the 2,000 top leaders in the U.S. and where they were educated.

  • University News
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
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3 student founders of a Pitt health care startup were listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Their company, HEARTio, is developing an algorithm to help doctors more quickly identify coronary artery disease.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Students
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Kay Brummond published an editorial on Organic Syntheses’ century of service

The Department of Chemistry professor has served on the journal’s board of editors and board of directors.

  • Technology & Science
  • Faculty
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23 Pitt researchers are included on Clarivate’s annual Highly Cited list

Faculty from departments across the University rank in the top 1% by citations for their field over the past decade.

  • Faculty
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Todd Reeser and Angie Bedford-Jack will chair Pitt’s new LGBTQIA+ Steering Committee

They will organize an advisory board to improve the climate and culture at Pitt.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Anne Marie Lennon is the next chair of Pitt’s Department of Medicine

The accomplished physician-scientist whose research has advanced early cancer detection will join the School of Medicine in March.

  • University News
  • School of Medicine

Chancellor Joan Gabel was elected as chair of the APLU Council of Presidents

Gabel will lead the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities' council of chief executives of member colleges and universities and systems.

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Clare Sierawski won a Distinguished Alumni Award from Pitt’s Department of Geology and Environmental Science

Hear from the USDA senior energy counselor at a Nov. 16 talk.

  • Sustainability
  • Alumni
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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30 Pitt-Bradford and Pitt-Titusville nursing graduates passed the licensing exam this year

The two campuses saw a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Exam during 2023.

  • Community Impact
  • Pitt-Bradford
  • Pitt-Titusville
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The Assembly was honored by the Society for College and University Planning

Pitt’s collaborative biomedical research facility earned the Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture for Building Additions, Renovations or Adaptive Reuse.

  • Sustainability

Marco Capogrosso received the Society for Neuroscience's Young Investigator Award

The assistant professor was recognized for leading a first-in-human clinical trial for electrical stimulation in the upper spinal cord to treat patients with upper-body paralysis caused by stroke.

  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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3 Pitt Nursing people were recognized at the 2023 Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania

Faculty members Elizabeth Schlenk and Marci Nelsen and PhD student Alice Cline were honored at the Oct. 27 gala.

  • School of Nursing
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Pitt-Bradford was featured in the 2024 Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges

It’s the second year the campus has been recognized as one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges.

  • Sustainability
  • Pitt-Bradford

Shaun Eack won the Gerard E. Hogarty Excellence in Schizophrenia Research Memorial Award

He will be presented with the honor, named for his late mentor, at a Nov. 17 conference.

  • Faculty
  • School of Social Work