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Pitt researchers will travel to East Palestine to study the health effects of chemical exposures

Two National Institutes of Health grants will support studies on the train derailment that spilled hazardous materials into the Ohio community last February.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Community Impact
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Cursive is not dead, according to this Pitt expert

Kelsey Voltz-Poremba says writing by hand is a crucial part of childhood development.

  • Teaching & Learning
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A new home for Pitt’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will unite its programs and foster interdisciplinary opportunities

The school will occupy six floors in the new building, set for December 2025 completion.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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4 ways to make your voice heard on campus

From writing for The Pitt News to joining the Student Government Board, these groups can help you share your perspective and tackle tough topics.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Students
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The first Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument results made the most precise measurement yet of our expanding universe

Using the DESI, researchers have made the largest 3D map of our universe and world-leading measurements of dark energy, the mysterious cause of its accelerating expansion.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • Space
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Todd J. Clark was appointed head of Delaware’s Widener Law School

As dean, he is making a case for achievement, inclusion and excellence.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Law
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Michael Deem earned a fellowship to develop a new undergraduate course

The associate professor will work to create a class, Public Health and Human Flourishing, which will be offered beginning in 2025.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Public Health
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2 Dietrich School faculty earned ACLS Fellowships

Dela Kuma and Kaliane Ung will conduct their research projects over the next year.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Prachi Gupta's memoir tackles the model minority myth

Read "They Called Us Exceptional: and Other Lies that Raised Us" and more, out now from alumni authors.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Alumni
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Introducing the 2024 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum honorees

These Pitt students, faculty and staff have made significant impacts on their communities.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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The Conceptual Foundations program takes a philosophical look at medicine

This rapidly growing certificate program in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science has students tackling medical questions in a new way.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Teaching & Learning
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Pitt Medicine researchers created a tool to help patients make informed decisions about sterilization

Developed by Sonya Borrero and CONVERGE, the web-based decision aid is available in English and Spanish.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Medicine
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Meet Pitt’s 2024 faculty Fulbright winners

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers faculty the opportunity to teach and conduct research abroad.

  • University News
  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Faculty
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5 undergraduates will represent Pitt at the 2024 ACC Meeting of the Minds

The annual conference showcases diverse research across the member institutions.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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How to exchange diverse viewpoints on campus without the discord, according to Pitt experts

Faculty members Abdesalam Soudi and Ann Sinsheimer discuss centering respect and other lessons from Pitt's Year of Dialogue and Discourse with Clyde Wilson Pickett.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Provost
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2 Pitt teams will compete in the Rice Business Plan Competition

The world’s most prestigious pitch competition begins April 4.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Graduate and professional students
  • School of Medicine
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Pitt has 2 new Goldwater Scholars

The prestigious scholarship is awarded to sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue research careers in the sciences and engineering fields. Meet our winners.

  • University News
  • Technology & Science
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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A first-generation Pitt alumna was selected for a Pickering Fellowship

Selected out of 1,400 applicants, Khadajah Muhammad will be equipped with foreign affairs skills before participating in both a domestic and international internship.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt seniors earned awards from the Dietrich School and College of General Studies

The March ceremony celebrated scholars for academics, perseverance and service.

  • University News
  • Undergraduate students
  • College of General Studies
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Registration is open for Faculty and Staff Development Program courses

Classes for Pitt employees to advance their potential start in April.

  • University News
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Faculty
  • Staff