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During this National Volunteer Week, we thank the hundreds of members of Pitt’s family who have been helping out during the pandemic. Their work is not over yet.
Nearly a year ago, the world was shocked by the brutal killing of George Floyd. The scene catalyzed a national discourse on inequity, injustice and the police and brought new attention to society’s
Throughout the past year, students, faculty and staff have found creative ways to keep tutoring, gardening and donating to their communities. During National Volunteer Week, find out how you can join
The Pitt Global Ties game night connected domestic and international students across the country for an evening of fun and food.
The Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement project is a national training and support initiative for U.S. law enforcement agencies committed to building a culture of peer intervention that prevents
Join a tour of the 9,000-square-foot facility and learn about programs at the CEC in the Hill online or in person May 14-15. The newest Community Engagement Center is the result of years of
The club, open to students of all genders, aims to foster diversity in the field of computing through mentorship, advocacy and social events.
Nearly 200 attendees gathered virtually on April 7 to discuss weaving social justice into the K-12 curriculum. The event also featured poetry readings and live DJ sets between sessions.
Senior Jeremy Olin wanted the work for his computer science major to have a real-life impact, so he joined 412 Connect: a new project with a mission to promote and increase the visibility of Black
Pitt’s Minoritized Orientation and Gender Identities Graduate and Professional Alliance (MOGI) convened a panel of transgender members of the University community to share their own experiences and
Pitt grad students are using data skills and business analytics to reduce homelessness. Five teams will present their solutions in the Katz school’s Super Analytics Challenge finals on Friday, March
The Innovative Mentoring and Professional Advancement Through Cultural Training (IMPACT) program is a multi-university effort to diversify audiology and speech-language pathology graduate schools—and
The Pittsburgh Study is shifting the typical power dynamic of community research to make sure that children are supported, healthy and thriving. Drop in on a conversation with the project’s creators
A new anti-racism series helps students, faculty and staff have empowering, eye opening and uncomfortable conversations. Sign up by March 29.
Members of the University of Pittsburgh community shared their responses to the recent spate of violence targeting Asians and Asian Americans. A recent report by Stop AAPI Hate found a nearly 150%
Pitt joins the multi-institute Taskforce on Higher Education and Opportunities that aims to ensure student success, partner with local communities and reimagine education. The mentoring and networking
Gisele Barreto Fetterman and Leah Lizarondo, who have made their mark on the Pittsburgh community by working to address neighbors’ basic needs in sustainable ways, will be recognized in a virtual
Former Pitt fellow and critical care doctor Zhiyong Peng spent nearly all his time at the Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University last year. Pittwire checked in to see how he’s doing today.
One year in, a look back at the Pitt people who sprang to action in the early days of the pandemic.
Attendees of the Community Engaged Scholarship Forum gathered to elevate, celebrate and reflect on resilience in the face of obstacles and overcoming challenges.