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Peter Wipf has been honored for creative organic chemistry

Wipf won the 2023 Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from the American Chemical Society.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Cathy vs. Cathedral: Which name won?

We asked you to take a side in the Cathedral of Learning nickname debate, and the results are in.

  • University News
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt’s Global Experiences Office has a new director

Hillary Koller, a two-time Pitt alum, brings 15 years of higher ed experience to the role. Her team is re-imagining what it means to study abroad.

  • University News
  • Global
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Two Pitt physicists were honored by the American Physical Society

Chandralekha Singh received an award for removing barriers to marginalized groups in physics, and Vittorio Paolono was named an APS Fellow.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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How a Pitt alumna is fostering recovery through literacy

Courtney Colligan uses performance arts and writing to help people in prison build self-esteem, self-worth and overcome trauma.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Learn about housing and community resources at October town halls

Pitt’s annual Be a Good Neighbor Tenant Town Halls will provide Pittsburgh students with resources for off campus living. The first town hall will take place on Oct. 25 from 5-7 p.m. in the William

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Students
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These Pitt faculty use pop songs to teach English

A new podcast from linguists Ece Ulus and Heather McNaught dissects song lyrics to teach pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar to language learners.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • English Language Institute
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Pitt’s new $2.5 million partnership with the Pennsylvania Turnpike aims to improve the state’s roads

Electrified roadways, noise cancellation, sustainable geogrids and near real-time infrastructure modeling could soon become reality in Pennsylvania.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Support the Pitt United Way Campaign through donations, events, volunteering and more

The Pitt United Way Campaign is underway, with a goal of raising $750,000 to support our neighbors.

  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt’s Evan Schneider has earned a Packard Fellowship for galaxy modeling

Using her own code and the world’s fastest supercomputers, Schneider and fellow researchers can simulate galaxies with greater clarity than ever before.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Plan your schedule for Pitt’s Civic Action Week: The Path to Joy and Liberation

The annual event kicks off Monday and aims to deepen a collective institutional understanding of systemic challenges and work toward solutions.

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Two Pitt student pharmacists received Walmart Health Equity Scholarships

Rena Reid and Kenneth Richardson are recognized for their dedication to bridging gaps in health care in underserved communities.

International Education Week to highlight global education at Pitt

Key events include the Latin American and Caribbean Festival, the East European Festival and international speed friending.

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Explore queer historicity and life beyond gender binaries at two University Art Gallery exhibits

Greer Lankton’s and Andrey Avinoff’s art and ephemera explored and pushed up against societal norms of gender and sexuality.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Pitt School of Computing and Information opens new expansion to support collaboration

The 10,000-square foot space reflects the school’s vision and growth over the past three years.

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Pitt's Mitali Ray named a National Institutes of Health MOSAIC Scholar

Mitali Ray, a postdoctoral associate doing research in Pitt's schools of Nursing and Public Health, has been named a National Institutes of Health MOSAIC (Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and

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Meet the Pitt baseball sophomore who credits his family, Roberto Clemente and other Hispanic legends for his determination

Tommy Tavarez’s road to becoming a standout infielder on the Panthers' baseball team was paved with black and gold.

  • Athletics
  • Students
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The Indian Nationality Room mimics a university courtyard in Nalanda. The pillars are decorated with rosettes and fruit.

Submit your Nationality Room art by Oct. 17 to be featured later this month

Art inspired by the Nationality Rooms may be shown online or in person for International Artists Day Oct. 25.

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Register for the 2022 Latinx Connect conference

Panel discussions and workshops will spotlight dialogue about Latinx identities, cultures and contemporary issues.

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Pitt's Just Discipline Project expands to more schools this fall

Led by Ming-Te Wang and James Huguley, the program seeks to eliminate disciplinary practices that contribute to the school-to-prison pipeline.

  • Center on Race and Social Problems
  • School of Education
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion