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A little-studied brain circuit could have big effects on learning

New research led by a Pitt undergrad and psychology’s Jamie Hanson could inform interventions to help children who experience high levels of stress.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Ruth Mostern publishes new book

Mostern traces China’s history from the Neolithic times to the present day, illustrating the long-term effects of interactions between humans and the natural landscape.

  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Arts and Humanities
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Pitt team finishes third in NASA challenge

Pitt's VULCAN prototype received recognition for the Most Innovative Concept and Lightest System Mass.

  • Technology & Science
  • Students
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Relationship Violence Awareness Month offers ways to support survivors

Speak with advocates, break through the bystander effect, and talk about healthy relationships.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
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Extremism prevention experts gather in Pittsburgh to ‘Eradicate Hate’

The inaugural summit features Pitt notables including Bailey Dean of the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences Kathleen Blee and Chancellor Emeritus Pittsburgh Mark Nordenberg.

  • Community Impact
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences