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Bergman sits at a microphone in the WPTS studio

This man of many voices got his start at Pitt’s WPTS

Looney Tunes star Jeff Bergman paid a visit to the Pittsburgh campus before his appearance at Steel City Con.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Alumni
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Anthony Grace is among ScholarGPS’ Highly Ranked Scholars

The distinguished professor of neuroscience was ranked No. 1 in the field of dopaminergic pathways.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Six students stand beside an Emory University banner

Pitt undergraduates came in second place in the 2024 Emory Morningside Global Health Case Competition

The six juniors had a week to prepare a proposal for a comprehensive intervention to end tuberculosis in India.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Global
  • Undergraduate students
A beam is lifted to the top of a structure that is under construction

Pitt is updating its Campus Master Plan

The Office of Planning, Design and Construction will lead the update, which will strengthen the University’s commitment to sustainability, community engagement and more.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Pittsburgh Campus
A hand holding a small chip that has gold circuits on the surface

How nanotubes, nanoparticles and antibodies are used to detect tiny amounts of fentanyl

This Pitt-developed sensor is portable, affordable and orders of magnitude more sensitive than the next-best thing.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Scaife Hall

2 Pitt Medicine faculty earn AGA mentor awards

Robert E. Schoen won in the clinical practice section, and Dhiraj Yadav won in the pancreatic diseases section.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
Hatfull holds sample bottles while speaking to a camera crew

Graham Hatfull is among the latest National Academy of Sciences electees

Phage research by the Eberly Family Professor of Biotechnology is helping treat infections that are unresponsive to antibiotics.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
Doyen

PhD student Kale Serrato Doyen is a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation fellow

The award will support the Dietrich School scholar as she maps the Teenie Harris archive.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Innovation and Research
  • Graduate and professional students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Left to right, Sustainable Design Labs researchers Hassan Nawaz and David Sanchez pose for a portrait in their lab.

Pitt’s Sustainable Design Lab is developing novel materials to combat global water pollution issues

Researchers Hassan Nawaz and David Sanchez are designing metal organic frameworks (MOFs) to deal with arsenic and other heavy metals from Pittsburgh to Pakistan and beyond.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • Sustainability
Emily Elliott casts a bucket into a river

Emily Elliott was selected as a fellow of the Ecological Society of America

The recognition is awarded to ESA members who make “outstanding contributions” to advancing or applying ecological knowledge.

  • Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education, and Outreach
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Carla Ng watches a student pipette in the lab

PFAS, the ‘forever chemicals,’ explained by Pitt engineer Carla Ng

A leading expert on forever chemicals, Ng explains what they are, where they’re found and what researchers are doing to eradicate them.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Sustainability
  • Swanson School of Engineering
Daffodils in front of the Cathedral of Learning

Employees, benefits open enrollment is May 1-15

Now is the time to make any changes to your elections.

  • University News
  • Faculty
  • Staff
Nguyen and Leslie

Hear from the graduates who earned this year’s top University honors

Benjamin Leslie is this year’s Emma W. Locke awardee; the ODK Senior of the Year award goes to Joshua Nguyen.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
  • Undergraduate students
School of Medicine building sign behind tree

Kiran Bambha is a 2024 AASLD fellow

The medical director of hepatology is one of 62 recognized by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
Graduates link arms after the ceremony

Spring commencement 2024, in photos

See the most exciting moments from Sunday’s ceremony.

  • University News
  • Students
  • Commencement
Bronze figures on a fountain

13 undergraduates earn Department of Studio Arts honors

The Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences recognized the students for their contributions this year’s exhibition.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Undergraduate students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Zak Hutchinson and Anna Marsland in white lab coats, holding pipette tip boxes.

Labs produce a lot of waste. Here’s how Pitt is making them more sustainable.

24 research labs have joined the Green Labs program, an effort to reduce the environmental impact of their work.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Sustainability
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2 Pitt faculty are on the New Pittsburgh Courier’s 40 under 40 list

The publication will recognize Brooke Rawls and Lawrence Uradu at a May 2 ceremony for excellence among African American professionals in the region.

  • Community Impact
  • Faculty
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Medicine
Xavier Littlejohn on the Pitt campus in a black jacket

Just 3% of teens from Pennsylvania’s foster system go to college. This Pitt program aims to change that.

The Horizon Scholars Program provides comprehensive support to Pitt students on all campuses who have experience with the child welfare system. Here’s how you can help — or get help.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
ROC packs cereal into a United Way bag, held by a volunteer

This year’s United Way Campaign set University records

David N. DeJong and other campaign leaders say it’s a testament to the power and impact of Pitt people.

  • University News
  • Division of Philanthropic & Alumni Engagement