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4 Pitt staffers were honored with a professional development award

José Goyco-Blas, Valerie Kerr, Carolyn Mazzella and Allison Vorp received the annual Staff Council award.

  • University News
  • Staff
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Alex Mowrey earned a young alumni award from Slippery Rock University

He documents and shares scenes around campus as a social media content strategist and Pitt Athletics photographer.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Staff
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2 Pitt Medicine faculty earned Society of General Internal Medicine honors

Timothy Anderson and Jennifer Corbelli receive national awards for mentorship and scholarship in medical education, respectively.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Medicine
The Prevention at Pitt team at the Pittsburgh Action Against Rape Teal Ball

Prevention at Pitt was recognized as a community champion against sexual violence

Significant growth, peer education programs and partnerships with nonprofits are just a few reasons the University coalition earned the Pittsburgh Action Against Rape honor.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
Hayostek

Dev Hayostek is among the 2024 Bright Young People recognized by a Pittsburgh LGBTQ+ organization

He’s overseen Prevention at Pitt outreach programs that have engaged nearly 14,000 people.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Staff
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Pitt junior Connor Diaz was named a 2024 Newman Civic fellow

The civics enthusiast, Brackenridge Fellow and social justice activist was recognized for his commitment to increasing local engagement among Pitt students.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
Choukas-Bradley in front of screens with social media logos

She was studying social media’s effects before TikTok even existed

A National Science Foundation CAREER Award will help Sophia Choukas-Bradley develop new ways to approach her research.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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44 Pitt undergraduates received 2024 Brackenridge Fellowships

As recipients of one of the University’s most prestigious awards, the students will conduct independent research, scholarship or creative work under the guidance of a faculty mentor.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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Jason Togyer won two awards from Press Club of Western Pennsylvania

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion communications manager was honored for reporting and service to journalism.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
  • Staff
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Tiana Wilson earned an Organization of American Historians dissertation award

The assistant professor in Pitt's Department of Africana Studies won the 2024 Lerner-Scott Prize.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Innovation and Research
  • Department of Africana Studies
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9 undergraduates earned public service fellowships from the Frederick Honors College

The awards cover cost-of-living and other associated expenses for students participating in congressional or public service internships.

  • Community Impact
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
Kayla Kendricks posing with graduation cords and a Panthers Forward stole

Panthers Forward can now help graduates find loan forgiveness and repayment options

Pitt’s innovative debt-relief program has partnered with Savi, which can help some borrowers save thousands.

  • University News
  • Students
Insala

Lina Insana will study Italian American experiences through a National Endowment for the Humanities grant

The Heinz History Center and West Virginia University are co-partners on the Italian Diaspora Resource Map project.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
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What makes a career go?

A lifelong love of cars and his Pitt education drove KJ Jones (A&S ’85) to become editor at MotorTrend.

A stone sign at the University of Pittsburgh's Bradford campus

A new Pitt-Bradford partnership gives seniors early acceptance to Neumann University graduate programs

Any senior with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher may apply for advance acceptance after Aug. 1.

  • University News
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Students
  • Pitt-Bradford
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Pitt’s national patent ranking improved to No. 14 in 2023

Some 114 patents put the University up two spots on the National Academy of Inventors list.

  • Technology & Science
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16 Pitt students will research electrical grid sustainability through SHURE-Grid

The summer program is a collaborative partnership between the David C. Frederick Honors College, Swanson School of Engineering, Pitt’s Office of Research and the Idaho National Laboratory.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • Sustainability
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Introducing Pitt’s 2024-25 Fulbright winners

These 13 students and alumni will travel across the globe to study, teach and conduct research.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Teaching & Learning
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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5 Pitt students were named Community Research fellows

The Frederick Honors College will fund their summer work on a long-term sustainable project.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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See US pharmacy closures over the last decade on an interactive Pitt map

The School of Pharmacy and American Pharmacists Association project demonstrates the importance of health care access in local communities.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • School of Pharmacy