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In honor of Audubon Day, check out Pitt’s collection of his prints

Pitt has one of the only sets of John James Audubon’s Birds of America series and was among the first to make them accessible in high resolution. Take a look.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
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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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Attend an exposition of Luso-Brazilian culture

The expo will feature arts, music and information about the Portuguese-speaking world.

  • University News
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
Recipients of the Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Award

Introducing this year’s Bellet Teaching awardees

Jennifer Laaser, Dana Och and Ellen Smith in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences were nominated for excellence inside and outside of the classroom. See what makes them special.

  • University News
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Faculty
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Technology & Science
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Pitt’s Keisha N. Blain and Yona Harvey are 2022 Guggenheim Fellows

The historian and poet are among 180 recipients of the prestigious award.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Redditors hail to Pitt on r/place

Alum Ryan Lynch and hundreds of other users defended the Pitt logo during a massive online collaborative art project.

  • Technology & Science
  • Arts and Humanities
  • School of Computing and Information
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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A writing workshop for LGBTQIA+ elders builds community and records history

In Our Own Write, a bi-weekly workshop hosted by Pitt’s Center for Creativity, forges connections through gratitude and loss.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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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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Terry Smith receives 2022 Distinguished Teaching of Art History Award

The award is presented to an individual who has been actively engaged in teaching art history for most of their career.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Get ready for spring with Pitt Nationality Room tours

Psyanky eggs in Ukraine, tulips in Turkey: Learn how nine cultures celebrate the season during special tours March 18-19.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt’s Waverly Duck wins Scholarly Achievement Award for book ‘Tacit Racism’

The book lays out the many ways in which racism is coded into the everyday social interactions of Americans.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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See the ‘women in the windows’ at Heinz Chapel this March

Throughout Women’s History Month, anyone with a Pitt ID can attend a free tour of the chapel’s stained-glass windows featuring historical women.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Register for 'College Writing and Your Neurodiverse Brain'

Registration is limited for the workshop led by English Instructor Johanna Murphy at noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Learn about Ukraine's resilience and its history with Russia through these 4 songs

One way to better understand a country's culture and past is through popular music, says Pitt professor and ethnomusicologist Adriana Helbig.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Ukraine
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ICYMI: A conversation on class, gender and fiction

Hear from Africana Studies’ Robin Brooks on her new book, “Class Interruptions.”

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Faculty
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Alaina E. Roberts is a finalist for Los Angeles Times book prize

Professor Roberts digs into archival research and family history for her book, “I've Been Here All the While: Black Freedom on Native Land.”

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Fall in love with data during these events

Feb. 14-18 is international Love Data Week, designed to raise awareness about research data management, sharing and preservation. At Pitt, there’s witchcraft is involved.

  • University News
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Innovation and Research
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See the University Art Gallery’s longest-running Black women’s exhibit

Quilts, photos, paintings and other artworks from 22 artists form the Women of Visions exhibit, which is on display through Feb. 25.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences