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This Pitt anthropologist studies race, class and sports. Here’s what he thinks about the 2022 Olympics.

Gabby M.H. Yearwood turned his experience as the only Black kid on the ice rink into a career of thinking critically about the cultural importance of sports.

  • Global
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Adam Change wearing Pitt hoodie and posing for photo with a friend in orange hat

Meet the Pitt alumnus giving a voice to NFL China

Adam Chang started commentating football games for Tencent Sports in September.

  • Global
  • Alumni
Multiple red lanterns lit up in the dark to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Pitt student groups

Here are three ways to ring in the Year of the Tiger, beginning Feb. 1.

  • University News
  • Global
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Honors College undergrads are digitizing collections at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History

The group’s 3D scans will be featured in an upcoming exhibit showing how objects made their way from Egypt to Pittsburgh.

  • Technology & Science
  • Global
  • Students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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The Allegheny County Youth Poet Laureate with a 30-year plan.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Undergraduate students
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Scott Morgenstern receives Fulbright Specialist Program award

Morgenstern will complete his project at the Universidad de Salamanca in Spain.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Global
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Pitt student Maja Lynn wins 2022 Marshall Scholarship

The anthropology and museum studies senior wants to ensure that museums are a force for good in post-conflict societies. She’ll use the prestigious award to study in Northern Ireland.

  • University News
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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This Pitt effort is relocating Afghan scholars to the U.S.

Meet Omar Sadr, a political scientist who fled Taliban violence and now leads the Afghanistan Project at Pitt.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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In terms of carbon footprint, not all oil is created equal

To predict the climate impact of oil as demand shifts, we need to take into account the many ways it's extracted, according to a new study in Nature by Pitt’s Mohammad Masnadi.

  • Swanson School of Engineering
  • Technology & Science
  • Global
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Alumnus Johannes John-Langba appointed regional VP for Africa at the World Federation for Mental Health

John-Langba’s research area is on the psychosocial dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic among university students and its impact on carers of persons with mental and neurological disorders.

  • University News
  • Global
  • Alumni
Ihsan Qazi wearing black suit with glasses

Computer science alum wins Sheth award for making internet access more equitable

Ihsan Qazi is working to make cheap smartphones as efficient as more expensive models and re-engineer websites to render on affordable devices.

  • Technology & Science
  • Alumni
  • Global
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Festival showcases Latin American and Caribbean cultures

Food, fun and feather headdresses made for a vibrant scene outside the William Pitt Union during the Center for Latin American Studies’ annual festival, held at Pitt since 1979. See the photos.

  • Global
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Center for Latin American Studies
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Kevin Kearns receives teaching excellence award

The Leslie A. Whittington Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes long-term excellence in teaching public policy and public affairs.

  • Global
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Faculty
Valdis Dombrovskis speaking with Erica Owen in front of crowd and camera crew

EU leader shares advice with students at a Pitt event

Valdis Dombrovskis tackled the complex global issues of carbon neutrality, trade and how to make technological changes work for all people in his Sept. 30 talk.

  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Global
  • Technology & Science
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Google Arts & Culture features items from Pitt archives

Pittsburgh joins just four other American cities in being featured on the prestigious platform.

  • University News
  • Cathedral of Learning
  • Global
Valdis Dombrovskis with black suit and blue tie

Attend a campus sit-down with one of Europe’s top leaders on trade

An executive vice president of the European Commission will talk transatlantic trade and technology with GSPIA Associate Dean Erica Owen. He’ll also take questions from students.

  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Global
Ariel Armony smiling, book shelves in background

Ariel C. Armony named Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo fellow

The fellowship is sponsored by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.

  • Global
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Global Experiences Office reinvents study abroad

Study abroad has a new name — the Global Experiences Office — and a new approach. Students can now get a truly global education from anywhere.

  • Global
a bronze statue of a panther with its left front paw raised and mouth wide

Michele Reid-Vazquez Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

Michele Reid-Vazquez, associate professor of Africana Studies, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for Higher Education grant for her proposed institute,

  • Department of Africana Studies
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Pitt people help with Afghan resettlement efforts

A Pitt professor and dozens of volunteers are helping to connect Afghan citizens with former employers so they can apply for asylum in the U.S. Plus, Pitt resources for veterans.

  • Community Impact
  • Global
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs