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This new chip could lead to faster, more secure AI

Developed by a team including a Pitt engineering professor, the technology performs calculations locally instead of relying on the cloud.

  • Technology & Science
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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In-state students will benefit from additional commonwealth funding

Pitt will distribute 100% of the one-time COVID-19 relief funding recently granted by Gov. Wolf to in-state students who are enrolled this fall.

  • University News
  • Graduate and professional students
  • Students
  • Pitt-Bradford
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Check out these brand-new academic offerings at Pitt

Perfect your fall schedule with these new courses, certificates and programs, from a new public health degree to classes on AI ethics, reparations and the history of rock ‘n’ roll.

  • Teaching & Learning
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Lantern Night explained

Pitt’s oldest tradition turns 102 this year — learn more about the rite of passage and how it’s changed over time.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Alumni
  • Students
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Carrie Leana won a societal impact award for her work tackling poverty and inequality

The award committee described her interdisciplinary work as scientifically credible and useful to society.

  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • School of Medicine
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School of Education volunteers helped out at a summer day camp for children impacted by cancer

The day camp offers a place of connection for kids impacted by cancer.

  • Community Impact
  • School of Education
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Pitt-Johnstown is now a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary

The certification recognizes organizations that demonstrate leadership and commitment in areas such as environmental planning, wildlife and habitat management and resource management.

  • Pitt-Johnstown
  • Sustainability
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Your 2022 guide to dining on the Pittsburgh campus

Highlights include new SodaStream machines and an improved employee dining program.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Sustainability
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A brief history of the Backyard Brawl

Pitt football is set to play West Virginia University for the first time since 2011. Brush up on the long-standing rivalry ahead of the Sept. 1 game.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Athletics
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This Pitt project supports economic development in Fayette County and beyond

As part of the Appalachian Teaching Project, Pitt researchers and students help towns in the region leverage what makes them unique in order to thrive.

  • Community Impact
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Pitt’s Hillside Area Development was recognized for its innovative design

The project is transforming a challenging hillside into a unifying connector on campus.

  • Our City/Our Campus
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Corina Bondi received the Rosalind Franklin Award from the National Neurotrauma Society

The award recognizes female researchers who make a notable scientific contribution to the field.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
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Lesley Rains joined the University of Pittsburgh Press as its publicity manager

She brings a wealth of academic and bookselling experience to the role.

  • Arts and Humanities
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Go ‘All In’ for Pitt students Aug. 21-27

The ACC-led All in for Students effort seeks to raise funds for student programs, initiatives and organizations.

  • University News
  • Students
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Pitt health sciences volunteers provided free dental, eye and hearing care at a recent clinic

More than 300 Pitt volunteers helped over 1,400 people access health care at this year’s Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh event.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • School of Dental Medicine
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
  • School of Medicine
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Four graduate students received support from the inaugural LGBTQIA+ Endowed Research and Outreach Fund

The fund was created by Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program Director Todd Reeser and instructor Julie Beaulieu.

  • University News
  • Graduate and professional students
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Pitt’s University Library System received its largest-ever grant in support of the August Wilson Archive

The Henry L. Hillman Foundation donated $1 million to finish the processing of the archive and bring it to the public.

  • University News
  • Arts and Humanities
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Public Health alumna Mya Brady published a study examining visualizations of infection clusters

It’s her first, first-author publication.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Public Health
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Amy Lane received the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists’ Lifetime Achievement Award

She has worked on projects related to the older driver.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
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Meet the newest class of the Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame

The 12 athletes from nine sports will be inducted during a Sept. 30 celebration.

  • Athletics
  • University News