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Opportunities for students, faculty and staff to reach out, give back and grow continue to increase over the weeks since the University began responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A group of Pitt medical students have started sprawling volunteer efforts to help children and adults in need, both virtually and door to doorstep.
A School of Education associate professor helped develop a comprehensive rubric that measures how well students problem-solve in computer science learning. In the process, educators can see how gender
The Department of Africana Studies’ history of community-building and fostering critical conversations makes it an especially salient major for students wishing to tackle tough issues today. The new
PittEnrich is a new program launched with The Gismondi Family Foundation, Pitt’s School of Social Work, the School of Education and the Community Engagement Center in Homewood.
What does it mean to be an effective mentor or advisor to students today? Folks from Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University gathered last week to discuss inclusive excellence in higher ed.
Stephanie Adams of the University of Texas at Dallas didn’t follow a straightforward path to become a university dean. She shared her story with members of the Swanson School of Engineering community
Born of a lunchtime conversation among three women faculty members and sponsored by multiple units on campus, the upcoming “Black to the Future” festival will showcase artistic talent, resilience and
More than 250 people attended a panel discussion on Feb. 12 to hear a group of Pitt and county experts discuss the coronavirus outbreak.
Once a month, a team from Pitt's School of Medicine delivers fresh produce to homes in a partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Produce to People program. They don't just deliver
Pitt is one of a select number of universities honored with a Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement—a recognition of the many partnerships and initiatives that contribute to the well-being
Students across the University are coming together at a hydroponics club to grow and share produce and gain hands-on experience with sustainable agriculture.
Dedicated archivists spent more than two decades collecting and cataloging papers, photos, promotional materials and more in the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Collection housed at Pitt.
It may not come as a surprise that Pitt neighbor Mister Rogers left an imprint on the School of Education and related programs, but the Department of English, too? His approach to childhood
Part student lounge and part academic resource center, the cozy and colorful Global Hub features the touch-screen Engagement Wall, which introduces all of Pitt’s global learning options. Students can
Working parents in academia face some tough challenges. Health science researchers Jackie Burgette and Kristin Ray are doing their part to remedy a big one: child care at conferences.
Through partnerships with grocery stores and government entities, Judy Dodd, an assistant professor of nutrition and dietetics, has been educating students and consumers on healthier eating habits for
Students from Pittsburgh’s Hill District put their coding skills to the test to recreate the 1978 game Space Invaders, using a computer program provided by Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering and the
The new Philippine Nationality Room, designed after consultation with scholars and architects from Manila, represents the influence of cultures that make up the nation, an archipelago of more than 7
A newly released report highlights how Pitt’s $4.2 billion annual total economic impact drives innovation, draws talent, shapes careers and anchors communities across the state.