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Marisa Williams, who was tasked by Gov. Tom Wolf to better the lives of Black Pennsylvanians, credits Pitt’s TRIO Student Support Services Program with starting her on a path of community building.
The Healthy Homewood Project brought together Pitt graduate students and the neighborhood YMCA to combat obesity and chronic illness through wellness education and fitness.
Robert Stein and his team help Western Pennsylvania entrepreneurs create, open and sustain businesses as diverse as the region — from trucking companies to Latin American restaurants.
Christine and Brigette Bethea of Argyle Studio and ULEADx are pairing with Pitt people to give artists and leaders a leg up in Pittsburgh.
With a simmering pandemic, an aging population and more than a million expected to retire from the profession in the next decade, the national need for well-trained nurses is as serious as ever.
For more than 50 years, the commonwealth has funded a tuition discount for in-state Pitt students. This year, the discount is at risk. Learn more in this Pitt Magazine Q&A with Chancellor Patrick
The Law Enforcement Torch Run raises money and awareness for the Special Olympics movement. Pitt Police will participate in all legs of the journey from Pittsburgh to State College.
The annual program diverts usable and quality items to reuse and recycle instead of landfills, and it also helps students be good neighbors.
Kirk Holbrook was selected to be a Bridging Fellow and Remake Learning ambassador.
The pioneering efforts, including hiring a new rural recruiter, are boosting geographic diversity at the University of Pittsburgh.
Presenters at the Pitt event warned about the opportunity gap between those with and without high-speed internet access.
Thais Ridgeway (A&S ’13) is fighting dating violence through her work as a lawyer, Army reservist and Miss New York United States 2020.
The Pitt community steps up and speaks up to protect the in-state tuition rate for Pennsylvania’s students and families.
Help raise $750,000 before April 29.
Junior Nina Mennies has been awarded a Newman Civic Fellowship, which supports community-minded students in their journey to becoming change-makers.
One year after Pitt acquired its vaccine supply, volunteers, staff and interns share the lessons they’ve learned.
Patel will serve on expert study panels and will be a mentor for professional development fellowship programs.
A $9.6 million grant will help Pitt and RAND researchers measure the link between structural racism and cognitive decline in two Pittsburgh neighborhoods.
Dean Valerie Kinloch coauthors book, 'Where is the Justice: Engaged Pedagogies in Schools and Communities'
The book focuses on pedagogical practices that advance equity and encourage collaborations among stakeholders who are working to provide quality education within schools across the country.
Jamie Ducar is helping Pitt be a responsive, effective and visible collaborator within its local communities.