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Pitt professor and students collaborate on published linguistics book

Shelome Gooden mentored students and included their work in the collection that examines languages, dialects and their surrounding cultures.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Department of Linguistics
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Your participation is needed: Diversity and equity campus climate survey

The feedback from students, faculty, staff and administrators will help OEDI understand campus climate.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Chandralekha Singh won an Indian Institute of Technology Distinguished Alumna Award

The distinguished physics professor earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from IIT Kharagpur.

  • Technology & Science
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Don’t miss your chance to attend the Health Science Social Justice Education Summit

Pitt’s Office of Health Sciences Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a day of keynotes and workshops on Feb. 28. Workshop abstracts are due Jan. 3.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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How a Pitt program in the Hill District is closing the digital divide in Pittsburgh

The Community Engagement Center’s Digital Inclusion Studio promotes digital literacy and development for both adults and children.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • School of Computing and Information
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Lucas Berenbrok won the Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award

The associate professor was recognized for his expertise in pharmacogenomics and leadership educating pharmacists on over-the-counter hearing aids.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Pharmacy
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Law student Shakhzoda Tuychieva received a fellowship from the American Bar Association

As a Section of Dispute Resolution fellow, she will serve on a committee to advance women’s careers in the field.

  • School of Law
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Thinking about graduate school? Learn about the Pitt2Pitt Scholarship during a Jan. 18 fair

More than 80 master’s and professional programs offer scholarship funding for students and alumni who continue their studies at Pitt.

  • University News
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Graduate and professional students
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Volunteer at the Petersen Events Center for the Pitt United Way Campaign

Each two-hour shift earns the campaign $30.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
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A fertilizer startup co-founded by a Pitt alumnus won the 2022 TransTech Energy Evolving Energy Technology Showcase

Ecotone Renewables uses zero-emission upcycling to produce sustainable Soil Sauce — an innovation that earned the company a $7,500 prize.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • Sustainability
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The benefits of alcohol have been exaggerated, says this Pitt professor

Although many cut down on their consumption for Dry January, popular beliefs about the positives of drinking prevail. Christina Mair explains that the research isn't so clear.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Public Health
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Your Pitt winter survival guide

Taking these precautions from the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management will help keep you safe and warm all season.

  • University News
  • Prospective students
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Rory Cooper has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

With the honor, the Pitt professor and wheelchair technology innovator joins an illustrious group of innovators.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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Undergraduate student Vidya Surti was appointed to the board of directors of Radiant Hall

The Pitt junior said she hopes to increase support for disabled artists through community partnerships and programs at the nonprofit.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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Sign up for Pitt’s MLK Day of Service by Jan. 11

Volunteers will commemorate the national “day on” by serving at local nonprofits on Jan. 16.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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These Pitt English classes used a video game to teach interactive fiction

Night School Studio donated copies of its supernatural thriller ‘Oxenfree’ to Amanda Tien's writing courses.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Students
  • Department of English
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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5 activities to kick off the spring semester

From mask crafting to Indian dancing, there’s plenty to do in January.

  • University News
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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2 students completed the MAC basic machining course at Pitt-Titusville

Two students completed the 15-week basic machining course offered by the Manufacturing Assistance Center at the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville Education and Training Hub, which gave them a

  • Pitt-Titusville
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Mia Achitoov

A future doctor who values elders and offers comfort in the hospital and beyond.

  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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How to turn the tide of the opioid epidemic

A group of bipartisan politicians and health care experts shared their plans, progress and hope during a Dec. 16 Pitt panel discussion.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • School of Dental Medicine