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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
A house is destroyed after a hurricane. The sky is dark and cloudy, and palm trees blow in the wind

Marginalized neighborhoods recover slowly from disasters. This Pitt professor wants to help.

Fernando Tormos-Aponte's social science research is inspired by his homeland’s experience rebuilding after Hurricane Maria.

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3 student founders of a Pitt health care startup were listed on 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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In-person teams are more innovative than remote ones

A Pitt analysis of 20 million research papers shows how teams of scientists that collaborate from a distance are less likely to do paradigm-shifting work.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Computing and Information
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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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Don’t miss Pitt’s Holiday Open House in the Cathedral of Learning

The annual event features nationality and heritage rooms decked in seasonal splendor, music and cultural demonstrations, traditional foods and baked goods and a visit from St. Nicholas.

  • Global
  • Pittsburgh Campus
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December graduates, RSVP for Winter Commencement by Dec. 6

Pitt’s first winter commencement will be held at the Petersen Events Center at 2 p.m. Dec. 17.

  • University News
  • Students
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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
A person waves an LGBTQ+ pride flag in front of the Cathedral of Learning

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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Nominate your favorite changemakers for Pitt’s diversity awards by Dec. 4

The UPSIDE Award and the Creating a Just Community Award will be presented during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Week in January.

  • 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
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Chancellor Gabel highlights higher education’s role in keeping America competitive

Delivering remarks as vice chair for education on the Council of Competitiveness, Gabel emphasized the importance of partnerships and thought leadership on new technologies.

  • Innovation and Research
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Pitt employees, attend a free conference on collaborating with industry partners

Register for virtual sessions on contracting, partnership management, research administration and more. UIDPVirtual 2023 is Dec. 5-7.

  • Faculty
  • Staff

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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Pitt earned the 2023 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award

The national honor recognizes the University’s Pittsburgh Study.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pennsylvania lawmakers approved funding to support Pitt’s in-state tuition discount

The funding saves in-state students approximately $64,000 over a four-year undergraduate career.

  • University News
  • Students
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LifeX won a $2 million economic development grant

The life sciences capital growth company will use the funds to accelerate technology entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh and beyond.

  • Technology & Science
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Save the date: Pitt’s 2024 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum is March 5

Nominations are open Partnerships of Distinction and other awards until Jan. 5.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
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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