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Appalachian Regional Commission awards School of Computing and Information $500,000

The Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative has awarded Pitt’s School of Computing and Information $500,000 for

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • School of Computing and Information
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Register for Be a Good Neighbor Day

Staff, students and faculty can choose from over 20 volunteer projects across the region.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
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Graduate students address hunger to win 2022 Super Analytics Challenge; discussions will continue in Catalyst for Impact Symposium

Students teamed up to fight food insecurity and hunger in the Pittsburgh community. Discussions will continue in the first-ever Catalyst for Impact Symposium on April 8, 2022.

  • Community Impact
  • Students
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Show your support at Pitt Day in Harrisburg

Attendees can meet with legislators and advocate for the future of the University.

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Submit your proposal for Pitt’s 2022 Diversity Forum

Proposals are due Friday, May 13, 2022.

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  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Don’t miss your chance to nominate someone for the 2022 Staff Mentor Award

The award recognizes staff members who place immense value on mentoring others. Nominations are due March 15.

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  • Community Impact
  • Staff
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University of Pittsburgh at Bradford named a Military Friendly School

Pitt-Bradford was designated a silver-level recipient in the small public school category by Viqtory Media.

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  • Community Impact
  • Pitt-Bradford
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Pitt earns Silver Bicycle Friendly University status

The League of American Bicyclists awards institutions that promote and enable safe, accessible bicycling on campus.

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  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher asks state lawmakers for continued support of Pennsylvania students

Here are the three things you need to know about his testimony in Harrisburg this month.

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  • Community Impact
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A new Pitt fellowship supports social justice in health

Five health sciences faculty members will get $10,000 and be paired with a community organization to address structural inequities and racism at Pitt and beyond.

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  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Faculty

A new Pitt Cyber report shows how policymakers and the public can address bias in algorithms

Algorithms can reflect existing biases in data and our society and can accelerate and exacerbate harm, especially along racial and gender lines.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Community Engaged Scholarship Forum celebrates collaborations improving the Pittsburgh area

The forum featured 13 sessions, virtual lounges and networking spaces, and announced the winners of the Partnerships of Distinction Awards.

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  • Our City/Our Campus
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25 projects awarded Pitt Seed funding and support

The projects range from using Netflix in student services to diversifying academia.

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  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
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Pitt Education’s Kari Kokka receives grant from the National Science Foundation

The grant supports early career faculty with the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education.

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  • Faculty
  • School of Education
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Pitt Education’s Ready to Learn program empowers middle schoolers to use math for social change

The Center for Urban Education hosts the after-school and summer math program, inspired by civil rights icon and educator Bob Moses.

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  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Education
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Register for the 2022 Mentoring and Advising Summit

Anyone who advises, mentors or coaches students is encouraged to join the March 4 event.

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  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
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More than 11,000 people gave $3 million on Pitt Day of Giving 2022

Donations from 50 states and six continents will benefit dozens of areas and funds representing every University of Pittsburgh school, college and campus.

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  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Alumni
  • Students
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See the new digital archive that puts Black history front and center

The Blue, Gold and Black Archive, debuting Feb. 21, will provide a permanent home for the stories and photos of Pitt’s Black community. Register now.

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  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Pitt's Black History Month Program is named after the first Black speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Alumnus K. Leroy Irvis was instrumental in reshaping education in the commonwealth.

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  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • School of Law
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Reminder: Register today for the Community Engaged Scholarship Forum

The fourth annual event is set for March 1.

  • University News
  • Community Impact