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Submit your Pitt Seed video proposal by Feb. 1

Faculty and staff are encouraged to submit 90-second funding proposals for projects that would advance the University’s mission.

  • University News
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Dan’Talisha Deans joins Pitt’s Philanthropic and Alumni Engagement in a new director role

The School of Social Work alumna will lead diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging efforts in fundraising and programming.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Division of Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement
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This Pitt student won big during Wheel of Fortune’s College Week

Hear about the experience from Noah Stockwell, a second-year nursing student, who brought home lots of cash and prizes.

  • University News
  • Students
  • School of Nursing

These are the 2022 Chancellor’s Award for Staff winners

It’s the highest honor Pitt staff members can receive.

  • University News
  • Staff
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Lise Vesterlund’s ‘The No Club’ was named one of 2022’s best business books by The Times UK

The book shows how women are asked to do more non-promotable work than their male colleagues — and how to stop it.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Meet Pitt’s first Mitchell Scholar

The prestigious scholarship will support Alex Firestine as he earns a master’s degree in climate change, agriculture and food security at the University of Galway.

  • University News
  • Global
  • College of Business Administration
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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5 things to do in December

From holiday lights to pinecone crafts to an ugly sweater contest at Neville Roller Drome, here's how to make the month memorable.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Nationality Rooms Program and Intercultural Exchange
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Super Analytics Challenge applications for graduate students are due Dec. 2

This competition presents an opportunity for graduate students from any school to harness the power of data analytics to serve as catalysts for change.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
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How the pandemic inspired this Pitt student to pursue a career in public health

For Larisa Garza Chapa, a graduate degree is the first step to making meaningful changes in health equity.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Public Health
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We’re asking the wrong questions about AI

The tech behind Alexa and Tesla might be smart, but is it wise? Pitt philosophers Colin Allen and Brett Karlan say exploring that question could break us out of the artificial intelligence hype cycle.

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

Pitt was recognized for promoting high student voter participation

The University earned ALL IN’s designation as a Most Engaged Campus for College Student Voting.

  • Our City/Our Campus
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Panthers Forward debt-relief program welcomes 150 new members

Students in the first-of-its-kind program receive up to $5,000 in federal loan relief, mentoring and exclusive programming to support them as they graduate from Pitt.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • College of General Studies
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A Pitt clinician is helping trans people match their voice to their gender

Not sounding like yourself is linked to depression, if not also gender dysphoria, according to Leah Helou, founder of the Transgender Voice and Communication Training Program.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
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Go behind the scenes as Pitt’s Nationality Rooms are decorated for the holidays

Tours begin Nov. 25, and the annual open house will be held in person on Dec. 4 after a two-year hiatus.

  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Nationality Rooms Program and Intercultural Exchange
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How should we teach kids about Thanksgiving?

School of Education Professor Leigh Patel weighs in on the complexity of teaching American history.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Education
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Improve your mental health with these Pitt resources

Students, faculty and staff have access to health and well-being resources such as stress management courses, virtual and in-person counseling and more.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
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From Pitt to Hollywood: A conversation on making it in television and film

Alumna and STARZ comedy writer Kelechi Urama (A&S ’17) sat down with recent grad Tierney Washington to give advice on how to find success in Los Angeles.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt scientists discovered a key genetic step in melanoma’s race to live forever

The findings, published in Science, could change how oncologists understand and treat the cancer.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Public Health
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4 ways climate change and population growth combine to threaten public health

As the world’s population approaches 8 billion people, reducing global health risks will require combating climate change, says Pitt Public Health Dean Maureen Lichtveld.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Global
  • School of Public Health
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Two Pitt dental medicine leaders were elected presidents of national professional organizations

Bernard J. Costello and Paul J. Schwartz will serve as leaders of the U.S. oral and maxillofacial surgery certifying board and the U.S. Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, respectively.

  • School of Dental Medicine
  • Innovation and Research