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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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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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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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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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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
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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

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
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This Pitt-led program will help underrepresented minorities in science and medicine move into leadership roles

The multi-institutional TRANSFORM program supports mid-career faculty during a pivotal time for growth.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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MLB, USA Softball and kids alike use a Pitt inventor’s smart bats and balls

Diamond Kinetics, founded by a Pitt professor and alumnus, creates sensors and other tech to help players analyze their game.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • College of Business Administration
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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1 in 2 Black adolescents faced online racial discrimination in 2020, a Pitt study found

That’s significantly higher than previously documented, say the Pitt researchers who studied more than 600 youth over an 8-month period.

  • Technology & Science
  • Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC)
  • School of Education
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The inaugural Dickson Prize Day brought groundbreaking scientists to Pitt

Here’s what they had to say during their on-campus remarks. Previous awardees have gone on to win the Nobel Prize.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
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Octavia Peck Palmer named president-elect of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry

The School of Medicine faculty member says she hopes to build public awareness of laboratory medicine and drive advancements that improve patient care.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Medicine
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Learn to fight inequity at this year’s Diversity Forum

The University’s signature inclusion event features 65 free sessions that will help participants learn, heal and grow. Here’s a preview of the workshops, performances and art.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Meet the University’s only female motorcycle officer

In addition to cruising campus, Sgt. Jessica Urban coordinates Pitt Police’s participation in the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania and serves as a field training officer.

  • Our City/Our Campus
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The Division of Student Affairs appointed two new directors focusing on inclusion and student involvement

Emiola J. Oriola is the director of belonging and inclusion, and DaVaughn Vincent-Bryan is the director of involvement and student unions.

  • Students
  • Division of Student Affairs
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9 Pitt students and alumni named Fulbright scholars

The study abroad fellowship is among the most prestigious and competitive awards for American scholars.

  • Global
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Education
  • Swanson School of Engineering