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The University Library System received a grant from the Recordings at Risk program

The $36,826 grant will allow ULS to digitize five Pittsburgh area oral history collections held by the Archives and Special Collections Department.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Use Pitt Concern Connection to report your concerns 24/7

The all-in-one reporting service can be used for issues ranging from discrimination to research compliance and more.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt Hillel creates meaningful cultural experiences on campus and beyond

The student-led and staff supported group is a place of fellowship and celebration for Jewish college students across Pittsburgh.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Aurora Sharrard promoted to Pitt’s executive director of sustainability

Sharrard spearheads sustainability initiatives and green practices throughout the University.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Sustainability
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Pitt earns 2021 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition

Tree Campus Higher Education honors colleges and universities for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
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From first-generation to graduation

Pitt’s TRIO Student Support Services has been helping under-resourced undergraduates like Elizabeth Shunk for 50 years.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Social Work
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How a veteran teaches about ancient wars at Pitt

Josh Cannon, who served two tours in Iraq, uses humor and personal experiences to make battles fought long ago feel relevant to modern life.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Faculty
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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Attend the Pittsburgh Climate Hackathon to solve energy issues

Students and industry professionals will address climate-related issues and come up with ideas to positively impact the region.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
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Celebrate the Year of Data and Society on April 8

The event will include panels on facilitating learning about data, sustaining the impact of project activities, lightning talks and a poster session.

  • University News
  • Innovation and Research
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt Farmers Market is back

Get fresh produce and visit local vendors on select Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the William Pitt Union.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Events to celebrate Earth Month

Enjoy a monthlong celebration of Earth, featuring a variety of events hosted by Pitt Sustainability to educate the Pitt community about the environment.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
Burton Morris speaking at podium next to Cathedral artwork

Pop artist Burton Morris said he owes his life to the Cathedral of Learning. You can now see his painting of it in Hillman Library.

His parents met at Pitt in the ’50s. Last week, the Pittsburgh native unveiled his painting of the building that holds a special place in his heart.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Cathedral of Learning
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6 in-person shows to see in Pittsburgh this April

From Afropop to Pitt Stages plays, Pittwire previews upcoming performances you won’t want to miss.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Attend Sexual Assault Awareness Month events at Pitt

Programming is intended to engage in education and dialogue aimed at eradicating sexual violence and to hold space for the survivors on Pitt’s campus.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
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How a circular economy could fix the supply chain

"The real innovation lies when you think about the beginning of design,” says Melissa Bilec, co-director of Pitt’s Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Faculty
  • Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Nearly 30,000 vaccines and counting

One year after Pitt acquired its vaccine supply, volunteers, staff and interns share the lessons they’ve learned.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Covid-19
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At this Sampsonia Way Magazine event, hear about ‘The Everyday Pandemic’

The daily toll of life through the COVID-19 pandemic will be told from the perspective of writers and artists who are familiar with the experience of isolation and exile.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
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This scholarship supports working students

The David C. Frederick Scholarship supports high-achieving sophomores who are also employed part or full time. Apply by March 31.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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ICYMI: Indoor masking will be optional starting March 28

Effective Monday, March 28, indoor masking will be optional except for in health care settings and on-campus shuttles.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Behind the scenes at the Dietrich School’s machine shop

Meet the people who mill, drill and 3D print the tools that keep Pitt research on the cutting edge.

  • Technology & Science
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences