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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
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Pitt has five new American Academy of Arts and Sciences members

Among the University’s honorees are American Cancer Society researchers, an archaeologist and Chancellor Joan Gabel.

  • University News
  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
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Norman Wolmark is honored by the American Surgical Association

The Pitt Medicine professor earned the Medallion for the Advancement of Surgical Care.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
Snoke and Hunt

David Snoke is the new co-director of the Pittsburgh Quantum Institute

With decades of conducting groundbreaking experiments, he will help position the interdisciplinary collaboration as a leader in quantum research.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Pittsburgh Quantum Institute (PQI)
A sign in front of Scaife Hall reading "University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine"

A team led by Stephen Y. Chan received an American Heart Association award

The researchers will study how inflammation affects heart and brain health.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Medicine
A graduate stands next to a large bell

Attend pinning and commencement for Pitt-Titusville’s nursing graduates

The ceremonies are at 11 a.m. April 27 in the Broadhurst Science Center.

  • University News
  • Students
  • Pitt-Titusville
A teacher shows two students a control panel attached to a laptop

Registration is open for the Swanson School’s summer day camp

The dynamic STEM program is open to second-12th graders.

  • Technology & Science
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Swanson School of Engineering
Chad Taylor playing the drums

Chad Taylor is the new William S. Dietrich II Endowed Chair in Jazz Studies

The lauded composer, educator and drummer’s career includes appearances on more than 130 records.

  • University News
Pitt's bioethics bowl team on Baylor's campus

Pitt scored a top 10 finish in its first National Bioethics Bowl

Eight undergraduates competed in the annual competition at Baylor University.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Undergraduate students
Michel Boninger speaks in front of a Pitt Health Sciences logo

Pitt is launching an Office of Sustainability in the Health Sciences

The new office, led by Michael Boninger, aims to reduce Pitt’s impact in a field that accounts for 10% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Sustainability
Aerial view of the Petersen Events Center, with rooftop solar panels

New rooftop solar installations are springing up across campus

Four arrays will provide the equivalent energy of taking more than 100 cars off the road — and more are on the way.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Sustainability
The top of Hillman Library against a blue sky and pink clouds

Pitt undergraduates launched the Pittsburgh Interdisciplinary Mathematics Review

The inaugural issue includes voices from faculty, graduate researchers and undergraduate editors.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Undergraduate students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Groups of students walk by Schenley Plaza, with the Cathedral of Learning in the background

Catch up on the past year at Pitt with this tl;dr

From new leadership to community engagement honors, the University redefined what is possible in 2023-24.

  • University News
A raised hand in a classroom

5 key takeaways from Pitt’s first Year of Discourse and Dialogue

An April capstone event highlighted embracing differences and learning about the First Amendment as strategies to make difficult conversations easier.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
Bennet van Houten and Deborah Polk

Two Pitt Health Sciences researchers are 2023 AAAS fellows

Deborah Polk and Bennett Van Houten received the prestigious honor for their respective work in dental guidelines and DNA damage and repair.

  • Innovation and Research
A Pitt-branded prescription bottle

The University Pharmacy has switched to biodegradable prescription bottles

The push to up the office’s sustainability game was led by director Michelle Covone.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Sustainability
Rosella sits with his camera in front of photographic prints

See 1950s Pittsburgh through this alumnus’ lens

In his book, Michael Rosella provides a tender and compelling glimpse of Pitt in the past.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
Two people hold small black hearing aids

Learn about hearing health care at a June 7 symposium

Registration is open for Pitt’s inaugural OTC Hearing Aid and Hearing Self-Care Symposium, which will bring together pharmacists and audiologists.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • School of Pharmacy
A bed of red flowers in front of the Cathedral of Learning

5 Pitt students earned Boren Awards to study language abroad

They will study critical languages around the world, from Senegal to Croatia.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global