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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
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Pitt has 2 new Goldwater Scholars

The prestigious scholarship is awarded to sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue research careers in the sciences and engineering fields. Meet our winners.

  • University News
  • Technology & Science
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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A first-generation Pitt alumna was selected for a Pickering Fellowship

Selected out of 1,400 applicants, Khadajah Muhammad will be equipped with foreign affairs skills before participating in both a domestic and international internship.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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2 Pitt teams will compete in the Rice Business Plan Competition

The world’s most prestigious pitch competition begins April 4.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Graduate and professional students
  • School of Medicine
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Pitt seniors earned awards from the Dietrich School and College of General Studies

The March ceremony celebrated scholars for academics, perseverance and service.

  • University News
  • Undergraduate students
  • College of General Studies
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Registration is open for Faculty and Staff Development Program courses

Classes for Pitt employees to advance their potential start in April.

  • University News
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Faculty
  • Staff
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A Pitt alumna and Fulbright scholar participated in the EU-US Young Leaders Seminar

Michelle Furmansky was among 40 people from across the globe in the invitation-only summit.

  • Global
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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A Pitt-Carnegie Mellon team will compete in the EnergyTech University Prize National Pitch Event

The Flow Battery Diagnostics for Energy Reliability project is among 28 student finalist teams to advance to the competition in Austin, Texas.

  • Technology & Science
  • Sustainability
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Students, annual student loan notifications are coming

Look out for an email in early April with the subject line “Track Your Pitt Borrowing History.”

  • University News
  • Students
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Leasa Maley earned the President’s Award for Staff Excellence

The assistant director of auxiliary services has worked at Pitt-Bradford for 37 years.

  • University News
  • Staff
  • Pitt-Bradford
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A Dell Technologies gift will provide Pittsburgh medical researchers with expanded computational power

A new high-performance computer system in the Innovation Hub for Health Science Medical Research will help improve outcomes for patients.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
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Pitt Chancellor Joan Gabel is in pursuit of what’s possible

Forward-thinking and values-driven, she’s embraced Pitt’s boundless potential throughout her first year as the University’s 19th leader.

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Difficult conversations: How to agree to disagree, according to a Pitt communications expert

As part of the Year of Discourse and Dialogue, we asked Gordon Mitchell how to have better conversations and navigate disagreements.

  • Health and Wellness
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Sirry Alang earned a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The School of Education researcher, in partnership with Drexel University, will lead project designed to dismantle structural racism in health care.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Faculty
  • School of Education
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Meet the recipients of the 2024 Provost’s Award for Excellence Undergraduate Advising

The annual award recognizes Pitt faculty for outstanding advising of undergraduate students.

  • University News
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Faculty
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NSF funding will help Pitt researchers track real-time water quality with satellites

The new award to the Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory will give agencies and community organizations more insight into local water quality.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education, and Outreach
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Pitt is well-represented on the 2024 Women of Influence list

Samantha Balbier, director of the Institute of Politics, and adjunct instructor Vera Krekanova will be recognized along with seven alumnae in the annual Pittsburgh Business Times edition.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Register for Pitt's spring commencement by April 10

This year’s ceremony is April 28 at Petersen Events Center.

  • University News
  • Undergraduate students
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A Pitt senior was named to the German Academic Exchange Service

Sydney Wilhelmy looks to pursue graduate studies in international relations at the at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.

  • Global
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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Phil Bakken named Pitt’s vice chancellor and secretary to the Board of Trustees

He currently serves as the chief of staff to the president and corporation secretary to the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska System.

  • University News
  • Community Impact