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Cap off Pride Month with these book and film recommendations

Doctoral student and otaku scholar Alexandra Arana studies gender and sexual fluidity in anime and manga. Here are her top 5 picks.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Graduate and professional students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Bill Wagner

What does the future of space medicine look like?

Pitt distinguished professor Bill Wagner discussed how new materials and techniques could change medical care in space.

  • Technology & Science
  • Department of Surgery
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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How Pitt is paving the way for transfer students

A recent summit covered the challenges transfer students face when moving to four-year colleges — and highlighted Pitt programs that help smooth the transition.

  • University News
  • Undergraduate students
  • Prospective students
  • School of Education
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Pitt alumna Kate Moran is using technical innovation to combat climate change

The award-winning researcher and engineer’s adventures have included advising the Obama administration and taking Arctic expeditions to advocate for global sustainability.

  • Technology & Science
  • Global
  • Sustainability
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Kevin Washo, Charlie McLaughlin recognized by City & State PA as ‘Higher Education Trailblazers’

The news organization profiled the honorees in its May 28 higher education magazine issue.

  • University News
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Pitt-Johnstown’s Engineering and Science Building earned a LEED certification

It’s Pitt's 18th LEED-certified space.

  • Sustainability
Cho-yun Hsu

Cho-yun Hsu is a 2024 laureate of the prestigious Tang Prize

The award, which confers a $1.7 million cash prize, recognizes the Pitt professor emeritus’ era-spanning scholarship on the history of China.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Registration is open for Pitt Homecoming 2024

Participate in traditions like the Homecoming Tailgate, The Snake and the Alumni Awards Celebration Sept. 16-22.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Alumni
  • Pittsburgh Campus
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Pitt’s online health informatics MS program earned a top 5 national ranking

With flexible learning options, the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences degree prepares students for the rapidly growing field.

  • University News
  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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Pitt’s Department of Mathematics earned a grant to launch a public lecture series

Armin Schikorra, Carl Wang-Erickson and Ivan Yotov received funding from Pittsburgh’s Benter Foundation.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Why LGBTQ+ inclusion is essential to the academy, according to 7 Pitt researchers

From fighting HIV to studying adolescent social media use, these experts are using scholarship to advocate for their communities.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Pitt staff and publications won several 2024 Robert L. Vann Media Awards

The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation presented the annual awards at a June 13 dinner.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Staff
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David H. Waldeck was awarded 2024 Edward W. Morley Medal

The director of the Petersen Institute of Nanoscience and Engineering has been in Pitt’s Department of Chemistry since 1985.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt Law’s Center for Civil Rights and Racial Justice announced its 2024 student scholar awardees

Seven students advancing civil rights and racial justice received $1,000 each.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Law
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The Pittsburgh Study was honored for its child health equity programming

Community-centered youth leadership and data literacy events earned the Pitt-UPMC research initiative a National Institutes of Health recognition.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Visweswaran

Shyam Visweswaran was inducted as an International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics fellow

The honor society recognizes expertise in biomedical and health informatics internationally.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
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Get your tickets for Pitt Night at PNC Park

Cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates while showing school spirit on July 20.

  • Our City/Our Campus
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Sign up to volunteer during Pitt’s Juneteenth service day

Volunteers are needed for Rooted in the Community projects in the Hill District.

  • Community Impact
  • Pittsburgh Campus
The Education and Training Center at Pitt-Titusville

12 medical assistant and phlebotomy students completed a Pitt-Titusville career training

The free, 10-month Brockway Center for Arts and Technology course prepares trainees for their national certification exams.

  • Community Impact
  • Pitt-Titusville
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Your guide to Juneteenth celebrations around Pittsburgh

Check out these arts, culture and service events throughout the month.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus