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Pitt will provide one N95 respirator per person starting Jan. 27

Get yours at the concierge entrances to buildings or at three pickup stations this week. Surgical masks will continue to be available.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
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Apply now for a new faculty development certificate program

To obtain the certificate of completion, faculty will be required to participate in about 15 hours of programming.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
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When grief doesn't go away

Pitt researchers are trying to help people experiencing prolonged grief during the pandemic.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, OEDI offer walk-in hours

January sessions will be virtual, with in-person walk-in hours returning in February.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
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What you need to know about Dry January

Taking a break from booze? Sober curious? Abstaining from alcohol can improve your health. Learn more about University resources for students.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Students
  • School of Medicine
  • University News
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Difficult Conversations: So you messed up. Here's how to apologize.

Karina Schumann, director of Pitt’s Conflict Resolution Lab, shares her tips in this Q&A.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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The University of Pittsburgh is launching an undergraduate public health program

More than 800 students have already applied for the inaugural class starting this fall.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
  • School of Public Health
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Pitt dermatologists expand access to uninsured and underserved

MobileDerm offers care in "dermatology deserts" in Pennsylvania.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Medicine
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Get your COVID-19 booster at the Petersen Events Center on Jan. 12

Appointments are preferred, though walk-ins will be welcome.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
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Got a New Year’s resolution? Pitt’s got resources.

Whether you want to exercise more, save money or quit smoking, Pitt is here to help students and employees live better in 2022.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
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How emotions fuel fake news on social media

Angry about that headline? Then you’ll probably share this story, Pitt researchers show.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • School of Education
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Pitt vs. Michigan State is a win-win for this Pitt-Greensburg couple

Bill and Gayle Pamerleau, both long-time Pitt employees and Michigan State University alums, say they’re torn between the two teams facing off in the Peach Bowl.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Pitt-Greensburg
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Difficult Conversations: How to give bad news, according to a palliative care doctor

Bob Arnold, founder of UPMC’s Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, shares his expertise and tips in this Q&A.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
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Pitt researchers receive grant to explore wireless technology for people with disabilities

The team hopes to improve accessibility and promote mainstream wireless inclusion through technology services with a $4.6 million grant.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
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Get ready for the Peach Bowl with these recipes

When Pitt takes on Michigan State on Dec. 30, you'll be ready with these peachy recipes from a Pitt Athletics nutritionist.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Athletics
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How you can help your neighbors this holiday season

Calls to the United Way’s 211 crisis hotline have soared over the past 18 months. Help them help neighbors in need.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
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A team effort gets a child a new kidney for Christmas

Molly Trott gave her Pitt Athletics coworker Mary Beth George and her family an exceptional early Christmas present.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Athletics
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8 ways to study smarter, according to Study Lab tutors

Exams are approaching — here’s how to ace ’em.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Students
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Why do some people get jet lag and others don’t?

A $6.2 million grant from the Wood Next Fund will help Pitt researchers find out — and potentially unlock other sleep mysteries in the process.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
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Get your booster and volunteer at pop-up clinics

Want to help boost community immunity? Register to volunteer at a Dec. 16 or Jan. 12 pop-up clinic.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News