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Here's how Pitt community members changed their Thanksgiving plans for celebrate safely and help out people in need.
Want to get involved in an organization or community group but unsure where to start? The Student Government Board has a personalized, new program to help.
The University received two awards from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities for its achievements in community, social and cultural development — particularly within the Pittsburgh
Many careers today require more tech skills than ever. Pitt’s Community Engagement Center in the Hill District has launched multiple initiatives for school-aged students and adults to boost science
A first-of-its kind partnership aims to bridge the digital divide by providing high-speed internet to local school students in need. Pitt’s contribution: A powerful beam transmitted from atop the
Pitt’s Office of Community and Governmental Relations, in collaboration with dining services provider Compass, food services distributor Sysco and community partners, recently delivered 5,000 USDA
Pitt's Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted two discussion panels to build awareness of opportunities for and the accomplishments of people with disabilities in the workplace, as well as how Pitt
Ashley Thompson and Spencer Sutter collected ballots from hospitalized patients at UPMC Mercy on Election Day to make sure that everyone who could vote did.
Election Day 2020 is sure to be one for the history books. Pittwire asked a handful of students and faculty: What are you doing on Nov. 3?
The University of Pittsburgh has been selected as one of 19 universities joining the Aspire Alliance—a three-year institutional change effort to develop inclusive faculty recruitment, hiring and
Eight panelists from the University of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh-area nonprofits took part in the virtual panel discussion “Unpacking the New Title IX Regulations” to talk about recent changes to
In 2019, Pitt social work faculty surveyed the mental health well-being of staff at social service agencies and schools as the community approached the first anniversary of the Tree of Life tragedy
When senior Blya Krouba moved from Ivory Coast to a Philadelphia suburb as a girl, she became acutely aware of her dark skin in a way she hadn’t before. Read about her recent project exploring
Carrie Benson and Pitt’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office have been busy hosting online workshops and adding peer educators to its staff—all to drive home the message that everyone must
As the Pitt Police remain vigilant throughout the pandemic, they respond to requests for transparency and more frequent communication with students. Join them in an Oct. 15 town hall.
High achievers must often overcome significant obstacles on their way to success, no matter the field. But Elayne Arrington (ENGR ’61)—like other Black women in STEM before her—encountered more than
In September, the state released an app that anonymously identifies and alerts users of potential COVID-19 exposures. The more people who use it, the more effective it becomes.
The University’s chapter of Women in International Security is hosting a public conference next week focused on peace and security in uncertain times. Learn more about the group and its efforts to
A virtual town hall with members of the regional Latinx community explored racial and ethnic identity and the diversity of the cultures that make up the Hispanic population in the United States.
In addition to reciting the traditional Hippocratic Oath during their White Coat Ceremony, members of the School of Medicine’s Class of 2024 wrote their own class oath to acknowledge their ever