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20 Projects Receive Pitt Seed Funding

The Pitt Seed Grant program, now in its fourth year, will provide funding to projects from 16 units, schools and divisions across the University and support the goals of Pitt’s strategic plan.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research

First Editions of Twain, Hemingway Works Come to Pitt

Actor, bibliophile and philanthropist Richard E. Rauh (A&S ’62, ’64G) has donated his rare book collection to the University of Pittsburgh Library System.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
children and adults in a gym jumping over a rope ladder on the ground

STEM Mentorship Program Gets Green Light

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will partner with Pittsburgh Public Schools to give school-age children in under-resourced communities exposure to STEM-related professions and access

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Graham Hatfull holding a Petri dish

Research Updates: Making Progress on an ‘Antibiotic Nightmare’

In 2019, Graham Hatfull’s research on bacteria-killing viruses saved a British teenager’s life. A new patient’s case further advances the science behind curing antibiotic-resistant lung infections.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

New Partnership to Accelerate Therapies for Genetic Diseases and Cancers

Pitt will collaborate with BridgeBio Pharma, Inc. to identify and support the development of novel therapies for patients with genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research