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The University of Pittsburgh is a top college for LGBTQIA+ students

Best Colleges recognized Pitt's gender-inclusive housing, comprehensive resources and integration of LGBTQIA+ students in Greek Life.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Jennifer White recognized for innovative occupational therapy practice

The assistant professor was granted the Emerging and Innovating Practice Award by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
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How not to use brain scans in neuroscience

A Nature paper led by a Pitt PhD student revealed a crucial flaw in studies that attempt to predict complex personality traits from one-off brain scans.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Graduate and professional students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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These 10 projects are moving to phase four of the Pitt Seed Program

The winners will each get $75,000 to pursue projects in support of the Plan for Pitt.

  • University News
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Pitt’s 28th Annual White Coat Ceremony welcomed the newest class of med students

The Class of 2026 received their coats, recited the Hippocratic Oath and honored a late legend of the school.

  • University News
  • School of Medicine
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The School of Engineering’s dean takes on new role with Pitt Research

James Martin will focus on STEM research, while Sanjeev Shroff will serve as interim dean of the Swanson School.

  • University News
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Pitt is the only university in the U.S. with this giant 3D printer for metal

With the technology finally maturing and industry taking notice, Pitt engineers now have access to a machine that pushes the limits of additive manufacturing.

  • Technology & Science
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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4 health sciences faculty won the inaugural Ascending Stars Award

The honor supports highly productive and creative mid-career faculty with $25,000 in research support.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Public Health
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The Community Engagement Center in Homewood has a new director

Homewood resident and educator Michelle Stewart plans to further strengthen collaborations between the community and University partners.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt brings cybersecurity concepts to local high school students during 6th annual CyberCamp

Students learn a range of technical skills including introductory digital literacy, cyber ethics and systems security.

  • Technology & Science
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Teaching & Learning
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Instructors, get ready for fall with these 3 Teaching Center resources

The center is your one-stop shop for course design resources and support, educational technology and teaching workshops, and mentor training.

  • Teaching & Learning
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Medicine’s Utibe Essien won a Harold Amos Faculty Development Award

The program supports faculty from historically disadvantaged backgrounds in their research endeavors.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Medicine
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See the winners of the 2022 Art of Diversity Showcase

These visual, written and performance artists were chosen out of nearly 80 submissions and won cash prizes.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Memorable moments from the 2022 Diversity Forum

The four-day event sparked learning, conversations and connections. Here’s a recap.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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A summer academy for high schoolers aims to bring more students to public health

The Public Health Science Academy welcomed local students to Pitt to learn about the field and work on real-world projects.

  • Community Impact
  • School of Public Health
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Performers and activists use art to spark change at Pitt’s Diversity Forum 2022

During one of the forum’s dozens of events, art was celebrated as a source of joy, resilience and community.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Evan Facher is the inaugural associate dean for commercial translation in the School of Medicine

He’ll continue in his leadership roles at the Innovation Institute as well.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Innovation Institute
  • School of Medicine
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5 free things to do in Pittsburgh this August

From salsa dancing to stargazing, we’ve got you covered for budget-friendly fun.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt hosted the first Transnational Dialogues in Afro-Latin American and Afro-Latinx Studies Summer Institute

Scholars from across the country gathered to deepen their understanding of blackness in Latin America, the Caribbean and diasporic populations in the U.S.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
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Spousal caregivers with disabilities face a wide range of adversities

The first report from Pitt’s National Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Family Supports highlights the many challenges of caring for loved ones.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Public Health