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Civic Action Week gets students, faculty and staff out in the city

The second annual week of events prompted the Pitt community not just to volunteer, but to engage with bigger questions around civic responsibility and organizing.

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  • Our City/Our Campus
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Facilities apprenticeship program brings new levels of Hill District community partnership and collaboration

The new program is providing meaningful career opportunities for residents like Lemel Alexander.

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  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Festival showcases Latin American and Caribbean cultures

Food, fun and feather headdresses made for a vibrant scene outside the William Pitt Union during the Center for Latin American Studies’ annual festival, held at Pitt since 1979. See the photos.

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  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Center for Latin American Studies
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Why some education reforms stick and others don't

A study by Eleanor Anderson in the School of Education shows what it takes to make educational reforms rise above the ‘churn.’

  • School of Education
  • Innovation and Research
  • Teaching & Learning
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Pitt CFO Hari Sastry testifies before Pennsylvania House of Representatives

“Universities will look different,” he warned, if state appropriations are cut.

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  • Community Impact