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Block party series brings together Oakland residents

Pitt students and their South Oakland neighbors bonded over tacos and prizes at the first of four summer events.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Home Installations Underway for Community Wi-Fi Pilot

A program between Pitt and Every1online that’s bringing Wi-Fi to local families in need is expanding. Residents of New Kensington and Homewood are encouraged to apply.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Research Sheds Light on How Children Interpret ‘Dark Tourism’

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Professor Mary Margaret Kerr shares insights on how to help children make meaning of tragic events.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Education
  • School of Medicine
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Call for nominations: Chancellor’s Distinguished Awards

The awards recognize faculty excellence in teaching, research and public service. Submit your nomination by Oct. 15.

  • University News
  • Faculty
  • Students
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Lecture to Focus on Disability Policy Beyond the Pandemic

A Sept. 13 virtual lecture by Sen. Bob Casey will address the pandemic’s impact on people with disabilities and the need to bolster home- and community-based services.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion