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David H. Waldeck was awarded 2024 Edward W. Morley Medal

The director of the Petersen Institute of Nanoscience and Engineering has been in Pitt’s Department of Chemistry since 1985.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Visweswaran

Shyam Visweswaran was inducted as an International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics fellow

The honor society recognizes expertise in biomedical and health informatics internationally.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
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Get your tickets for Pitt Night at PNC Park

Cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates while showing school spirit on July 20.

  • Our City/Our Campus
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Registration is open for Pitt’s Juneteenth service day on June 21

Volunteers are needed for Rooted in the Community projects in the Hill District.

  • Community Impact
  • Pittsburgh Campus
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Pitt Law’s Center for Civil Rights and Racial Justice announced its 2024 student scholar awardees

Seven students advancing civil rights and racial justice received $1,000 each.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Law
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The Pittsburgh Study was honored for its child health equity programming

Community-centered youth leadership and data literacy events earned the Pitt-UPMC research initiative a National Institutes of Health recognition.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Your guide to Juneteenth celebrations around Pittsburgh

Check out these arts, culture and service events throughout the month.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
The Education and Training Center at Pitt-Titusville

12 medical assistant and phlebotomy students completed a Pitt-Titusville career training

The free, 10-month Brockway Center for Arts and Technology course prepares trainees for their national certification exams.

  • Community Impact
  • Pitt-Titusville
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Alex Mowrey earned a young alumni award from Slippery Rock University

He documents and shares scenes around campus as a social media content strategist and Pitt Athletics photographer.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Staff
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4 Pitt staffers were honored with a professional development award

José Goyco-Blas, Valerie Kerr, Carolyn Mazzella and Allison Vorp received the annual Staff Council award.

  • University News
  • Staff
Hayostek

Dev Hayostek is among the 2024 Bright Young People recognized by a Pittsburgh LGBTQ+ organization

He’s overseen Prevention at Pitt outreach programs that have engaged nearly 14,000 people.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Staff
The Prevention at Pitt team at the Pittsburgh Action Against Rape Teal Ball

Prevention at Pitt was recognized as a community champion against sexual violence

Significant growth, peer education programs and partnerships with nonprofits are just a few reasons the University coalition earned the Pittsburgh Action Against Rape honor.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt junior Connor Diaz was named a 2024 Newman Civic fellow

The civics enthusiast, Brackenridge Fellow and social justice activist was recognized for his commitment to increasing local engagement among Pitt students.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
Choukas-Bradley in front of screens with social media logos

Pitt researcher studies adolescent mental health, social media use and body image

A National Science Foundation CAREER Award will help Sophia Choukas-Bradley develop new ways to approach her research.

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2 Pitt Medicine faculty earned Society of General Internal Medicine honors

Timothy Anderson and Jennifer Corbelli receive national awards for mentorship and scholarship in medical education, respectively.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Medicine
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44 Pitt undergraduates received 2024 Brackenridge Fellowships

As recipients of one of the University’s most prestigious awards, the students will conduct independent research, scholarship or creative work under the guidance of a faculty mentor.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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Jason Togyer won two awards from Press Club of Western Pennsylvania

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion communications manager was honored for reporting and service to journalism.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
  • Staff
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Tiana Wilson earned an Organization of American Historians dissertation award

The assistant professor in Pitt's Department of Africana Studies won the 2024 Lerner-Scott Prize.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Innovation and Research
  • Department of Africana Studies
The Cathedral of Learning is seen over rooftops in a Pittsburgh neighborhood

9 undergraduates earned public service fellowships from the Frederick Honors College

The awards cover cost-of-living and other associated expenses for students participating in congressional or public service internships.

  • Community Impact
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
Kayla Kendricks posing with graduation cords and a Panthers Forward stole

Panthers Forward can now help graduates find loan forgiveness and repayment options

Pitt’s innovative debt-relief program has partnered with Savi, which can help some borrowers save thousands.

  • University News
  • Students