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Women in Computer Science Club Creates Space For Community

The club, open to students of all genders, aims to foster diversity in the field of computing through mentorship, advocacy and social events.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

From Classroom to Lab to Community

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

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Beyond Pronouns: Supporting Transgender Members of the Campus Community

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

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Students Receive Impactful Mentorship Through New Program

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

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Department of Communication Science and Disorders

Grad Students vs. Homelessness

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

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Build Your Diversity Consciousness

A new anti-racism series helps students, faculty and staff have empowering, eye opening and uncomfortable conversations. Sign up by March 29.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

‘Audacious’ Study Works to Ensure All Children Thrive

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

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Pitt Community Responds to Violence Against Asian Americans

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%

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Partnership Boosts Pitt Commons

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

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Johnson Institute Names 2021 Exemplary Leader Awardees

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

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership

Nearly a Year

One year in, a look back at the Pitt people who sprang to action in the early days of the pandemic.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Covid-19

Updates From Wuhan

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.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Department of Critical Care Medicine
  • Covid-19

Forum Highlights Scholarship and Partnership

Attendees of the Community Engaged Scholarship Forum gathered to elevate, celebrate and reflect on resilience in the face of obstacles and overcoming challenges.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Partnerships and Leaders Honored at Community-Focused Forum

People and projects ranging from college prep programs to public art intiatives were recognized at the 2021 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum.

  • Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Events Celebrate Women of Pitt and Beyond

March on: See a list of Pitt’s Women’s History Month events.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Pitt’s Manufacturing Assistance Center expands to Pitt-Titusville and partners with Conturo Prototyping in Homewood

The new agreement strengthens the trade skills program in Pittsburgh’s East End and suburbs while reaching workers in Crawford County.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Manufacturing Assistance Center

Living Legacy: Freedom House 2.0 Looks to Past, Prepares for Future of Emergency Medical Services

In the 1960s, Pittsburgh hosted one of the first professional ambulance services in the nation, Freedom House. A new partnership is building on that legacy and once again changing the face of

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Department of Emergency Medicine

Leaders in Community Engagement, Health Equity and Criminal Justice Reform to Speak at Pitt Forum

There’s still time to register for the third annual Community Engaged Scholarship Forum, focused on advancing community resiliency. Learn more about the virtual forum’s themes and keynote speakers.

  • Institute of Politics
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Gratitude and Moving Forward Key Themes in Blue, Gold & Black Event

Eight members of Pitt’s Black community convened Wednesday evening to discuss their experiences and what still needs to be done to ensure that Pitt is a just and equitable institution. Watch the K

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Keynote to Focus on Rebuilding Social Trust in Neighborhoods

A keynote panel at the upcoming Community Engaged Scholarship Forum will discuss how we can help neighborhoods and local institutions more deeply understand one another and strengthen their

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion