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Attend the Make it Matter conference, co-hosted by Pitt-Greensburg

The May 8-10 event for employers, managers, HR professionals and executive leaders will focus on the importance of diversity.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Staff
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Pitt-Bradford psychology researchers presented findings on how prejudice impacts students

A student and professor shared the results of their study at the Eastern Psychological Association annual meeting.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Pitt-Bradford
Maya Jones stands in front of her French court gown

Take a closer look at this undergraduate researcher's pièce de résistance

To create a garment worthy of an 18th-century queen, Maya Jones set her sights on a Creative Arts Fellowship from Pitt's David C. Frederick Honors College.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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8 Pitt students were named to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The prestigious program supports outstanding students pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 100 STEM fields.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Graduate and professional students
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Pitt alumnus Sam Rosenzweig spent his career fighting injustice

He earned two degrees and met his wife on the Pittsburgh campus. He died at the age of 71 in Nevada.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Pitt researchers will travel to East Palestine to study the health effects of chemical exposures

Two National Institutes of Health grants will support studies on the train derailment that spilled hazardous materials into the Ohio community last February.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Community Impact
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In memoriam, spring 2024

Remembrances

  • Alumni
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4 ways to make your voice heard on campus

From writing for The Pitt News to joining the Student Government Board, these groups can help you share your perspective and tackle tough topics.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Students
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The first Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument results made the most precise measurement yet of our expanding universe

Using the DESI, researchers have made the largest 3D map of our universe and world-leading measurements of dark energy, the mysterious cause of its accelerating expansion.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • Space
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Todd J. Clark was appointed head of Widener's Delaware Law School

As dean, he is making a case for achievement, inclusion and excellence.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Law
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Cursive is not dead, according to this Pitt expert

Kelsey Voltz-Poremba says writing by hand is a crucial part of childhood development.

  • Teaching & Learning
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Michael Deem earned a fellowship to develop a new undergraduate course

The associate professor will work to create a class, Public Health and Human Flourishing, which will be offered beginning in 2025.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Public Health
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A new home for Pitt’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will unite its programs and foster interdisciplinary opportunities

The school will occupy six floors in the new building, set for December 2025 completion.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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Introducing the 2024 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum honorees

These Pitt students, faculty and staff have made significant impacts on their communities.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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The Conceptual Foundations program takes a philosophical look at medicine

This rapidly growing certificate program in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science has students tackling medical questions in a new way.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Teaching & Learning
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Pitt Medicine researchers created a tool to help patients make informed decisions about sterilization

Developed by Sonya Borrero and CONVERGE, the web-based decision aid is available in English and Spanish.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Medicine
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Prachi Gupta's memoir tackles the model minority myth

Read "They Called Us Exceptional: and Other Lies that Raised Us" and more, out now from alumni authors.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Alumni
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2 Dietrich School faculty earned ACLS Fellowships

Dela Kuma and Kaliane Ung will conduct their research projects over the next year.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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5 undergraduates will represent Pitt at the 2024 ACC Meeting of the Minds

The annual conference showcases diverse research across the member institutions.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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How to exchange diverse viewpoints on campus without the discord, according to Pitt experts

Faculty members Abdesalam Soudi and Ann Sinsheimer discuss centering respect and other lessons from Pitt's Year of Dialogue and Discourse with Clyde Wilson Pickett.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Provost