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A Pitt clinician is helping trans people match their voice to their gender

Not sounding like yourself is linked to depression, if not also gender dysphoria, according to Leah Helou, founder of the Transgender Voice and Communication Training Program.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
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Go behind the scenes as Pitt’s Nationality Rooms are decorated for the holidays

Tours begin Nov. 25, and the annual open house will be held in person on Dec. 4 after a two-year hiatus.

  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Nationality Rooms Program and Intercultural Exchange
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How should we teach kids about Thanksgiving?

School of Education Professor Leigh Patel weighs in on the complexity of teaching American history.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Education
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From Pitt to Hollywood: A conversation on making it in television and film

Alumna and STARZ comedy writer Kelechi Urama (A&S ’17) sat down with recent grad Tierney Washington to give advice on how to find success in Los Angeles.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Improve your mental health with these Pitt resources

Students, faculty and staff have access to health and well-being resources such as stress management courses, virtual and in-person counseling and more.

  • University News
  • Health and Wellness
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4 ways climate change and population growth combine to threaten public health

As the world’s population approaches 8 billion people, reducing global health risks will require combating climate change, says Pitt Public Health Dean Maureen Lichtveld.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Global
  • School of Public Health
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Two Pitt dental medicine leaders were elected presidents of national professional organizations

Bernard J. Costello and Paul J. Schwartz will serve as leaders of the U.S. oral and maxillofacial surgery certifying board and the U.S. Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, respectively.

  • School of Dental Medicine
  • Innovation and Research
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Pitt scientists discovered a key genetic step in melanoma’s race to live forever

The findings, published in Science, could change how oncologists understand and treat the cancer.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Public Health
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These are the winners of the inaugural Dr. Larry E. Davis Black Excellence in the Academy Awards

Dozens of attendees celebrated the winners and the accomplishments of Black faculty at Pitt during the Nov. 3 ceremony.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Center on Race and Social Problems
  • School of Social Work
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Pitt alumna Jennifer Bertetto was named Publisher of the Year

The Trib Total Media president and CEO was honored by Editor and Publisher, a leading voice for the newspaper industry.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Alumni
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt’s new chilled water plant marked a construction milestone this week

On Nov. 8, the final section of the cooling tower for Pitt’s new chilled water plant was lifted into place as a crowd celebrated the achievement. This “topping off” ceremony signified a new stage of a

  • University News
  • Community Impact
  • Sustainability
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Kate Ledger is the American Marketing Association Foundation’s Higher Education Marketer of the Year

Among other achievements, Ledger launched the first University-wide brand campaign while concurrently leading Pitt’s COVID-19 communications strategy.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
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A multidisciplinary team of Pitt students will compete in the Indy Autonomous Challenge

The engineering and business students are back for a second year, hoping to win the Nov. 11 race and advance the technologies powering their driverless car.

  • Technology & Science
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Fill your spring schedule with these new academic programs

Check out brand-new course offerings, such as Happiness and Human Flourishing, Music for Social and Political Change, and Ethics of Biotechnology.

  • University News
  • Teaching & Learning
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Join a Nov. 10 open forum for the next dean of the Dietrich School and College of General Studies

Everyone is invited to share their thoughts on the next leader of the schools starting at 11 a.m. in 121 Alumni Hall. There’s also an online survey.

  • University News
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Pitt’s new solar energy partnership is among the largest in Western Pennsylvania

Construction has begun on the Gaucho Solar project, which will supply 100% of its electricity to Pitt for the next 20 years.

  • Technology & Science
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Sustainability
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Pitt veterans share their stories through art in a new exhibit

“Pitt Warriors: Our Stories” is on display at the McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success throughout Veterans Week.

  • University News
  • Arts and Humanities
  • College of General Studies
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3 draft policies are open for comments

Provide feedback on the Drones and University Network policies by Nov. 28 and the Vaccinations and Immunizations Requirements policy by Dec. 5.

  • University News
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Jamie Hanson and Cory Holding won the 2022 Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring

The award recognizes faculty members who go above and beyond in mentoring their students.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt is featured in Monopoly: Pittsburgh

In the newest edition of the classic game, players compete to buy up the city’s bridges, landmarks and restaurants.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences