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Allegheny County Policing Project simplifies police policies for the community

This Pitt-initiated project is designed to create a greater understanding of local policing and police accountability.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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Apply for Pitt's Community Engaged Scholarship Forum by Dec. 22, 2021

The annual event highlights scholarship and partnership.

  • Community Impact
  • Students
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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 Pitt alumnus on his much more than 'OK' career

A phone call from the governor changed Samuel McCullough’s life. Now he’s giving back to help change lives at his alma mater.

  • Community Impact
  • Alumni
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This year’s recipients of the Coleman Award for Excellence in Community Service

Food bank CEO Lisa Scales and former Pitt community relations leader John Wilds will be honored during a Dec. 9 event hosted by the Institute of Politics.

  • Community Impact
  • Institute of Politics
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The first in-person event at the SHRS Wellness Pavilion focused on Black maternal health

The forum gave attendees a chance to discuss solutions to pressing health issues in the Homewood community and beyond.

  • Community Impact
  • Health and Wellness
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Grad students: Applications for the Super Analytics Challenge are due Dec. 3

Team up with fellow students to address hunger in this year’s challenge.

  • Community Impact
  • Graduate and professional students
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
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Share your thoughts about the next leader of the University Center for Social and Urban Research

The provost’s office will begin the search for a permanent director of the center with an open forum via Zoom on Friday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m.

  • Community Impact
  • University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR)
  • University News
Pitt monument sign with autumn trees

Pitt ophthalmologists provided free vision care at an October clinic

Almost 300 pairs of glasses were ordered, and serious vision issues were identified in 100 patients.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • School of Medicine
Clyde Pickett wearing suit and brown bowtie

Meet Pitt’s chief diversity officer

Vice Chancellor Clyde Wilson Pickett shares what he’s been doing to create a more equitable and inclusive university.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Education
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Year of Data and Society funding will support projects on air quality, social justice and more

The first round of winning projects for the year’s theme have been announced. Submit your own application for the next round of funding by Dec. 1.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
  • Faculty
Two women with masks sitting at table at vaccine clinic

A vaccine clinic in Homewood helped more than 400 people get their flu and COVID-19 vaccines this week

Sponsored by a half dozen local organizations, including Pitt, the clinic boosted access to the life-saving shots.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
Pittsburgh Skyline

Harness the power of data analytics to address hunger during this year’s Super Analytics Challenge

All graduate students are invited to an information session on Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. to learn more about the competition.

  • Community Impact
  • Graduate and professional students
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
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How Pitt helps women business owners dream big

Five entrepreneurs share how Pitt’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence is setting them up for success.

  • Community Impact
  • Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Present a talk, poster or workshop at the upcoming Community Engaged Scholarship Forum

Proposals are due Dec. 22. You can also nominate a person or group to win an award for their work in the community.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
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11 Pitt veterans who made a major impact

Learn about how these military greats, from the author of the GI Bill of Rights to a former Army Surgeon General, shaped the world — and how Pitt shaped them.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Alumni
  • Pitt-Johnstown
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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A new Pitt-Titusville center is expanding manufacturing training in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Companies in the region are hungry for skilled machinists. Pitt’s Manufacturing Assistance Center is now providing them.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Pitt-Titusville
  • Swanson School of Engineering

412Connect project transforms grief to action

A Graduate School of Public and International Affairs project won an award for bridging research and practice.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Community Impact
Jill Sarada smiling outside

Jill Sarada named director of the Falk Laboratory School

Sarada will be responsible for leading with strategic vision, fostering academic excellence, strengthening Falk’s overall community and ensuring Falk’s financial future.

  • Faculty
  • School of Education
  • Community Impact
Eunice Yang speaking with Rich Lunak at the 2019 Wells Lecture

This Pitt-Johnstown engineer wants to keep seniors standing tall

Eunice Yang will soon begin beta testing for OK2StandUP, a Fitbit-like monitor of the autonomic nervous system that predicts and prevents falls.

  • Technology & Science
  • Pitt-Johnstown
  • Community Impact