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Alum wants no hero left behind

To honor a fallen friend from ROTC, Nick Liermann (CGS ’00) launched an organization to give service dogs to injured veterans. An upcoming cycling marathon will raise funds for the group.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
Students at Panthers Forward

Panthers Forward program fills financial aid gap for last-year students

The first-of-its-kind program gives up to $5,000 and exclusive mentoring to participants. Applications for this year are due Sept. 26.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Students
Oakland block party, decorated with gold and blue balloons

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
Mary Margaret Kerr in black and white

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