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Give feedback on the Swanson School of Engineering’s search for a new dean

Attend the open forum on Oct. 27.

  • University News
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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What if we could talk to cells?

Nathan Lord earned an NIH New Innovator Award for his research on the chemical language of the body’s building blocks. It’s work that could transform regenerative medicine.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
An illustration of the Future Works building

A Pitt community partnership is transforming the Jupiter Building into a training hub

With support from the Richard King Mellon Foundation and local schools and businesses, Future Works is the outcome of a yearslong effort to revitalize downtown Johnstown.

  • Community Impact
  • Pitt-Johnstown
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Leah Jacobs earned a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Justice

The assistant professor in Pitt’s School of Social Work will study the effectiveness of youth interaction training for law enforcement.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Social Work
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Share your input on Pitt’s next provost and senior vice chancellor

Give feedback online or at open forums on Oct. 27 and Oct. 31.

  • University News
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Park Lawrence Rankin, an architect who oversaw $1 billion in improvements to Pitt’s campuses, died at 73

During his 14 years at the University, the devoted architect led hundreds of construction and renovation projects, including the Cathedral of Learning cleaning in 2007.

  • University News
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Cynthia Golden won the 2023 Educause Leadership Award

The former associate provost and executive director of the University Center for Teaching and Learning was recognized for her service to the higher education technology community.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Faculty
Two students lift a poster for the Grafica de Puerto Rico exhibit

These University Art Gallery exhibits spotlight Latinx and Caribbean identities

The series features Puerto Rican silk screen posters and an exploration of water in the Americas. Here’s how two Pitt students helped curate the works.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Pittsburgh Campus
Cooper, wearing a medal, poses with President Biden

President Biden gave the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to Pitt’s Rory Cooper

The honor — the nation’s highest for technological achievement — is the latest and most significant recognition of Cooper’s decades of innovations in wheelchair technology.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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A new Pitt initiative will help lower-income students get to graduation

The Pitt Finish Line Grant will support financially vulnerable students so they can remain enrolled and complete their degrees.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Pitt students brought Pharmacy Appreciation Week to Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh issued a proclamation honoring the community caregivers, who were recognized at a School of Pharmacy celebration.

  • Community Impact
  • School of Pharmacy
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Michael Giazzoni is an associate editor for the Concurrent Enrollment Review

The first edition of the independent journal dedicated to research in the field of dual/concurrent enrollment is out now.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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An NIH director’s award will help Pitt researchers study the vast reach of tiny proteins

Their findings could affect our understanding of everything from genetic diversity to autoimmune diseases.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
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Comment on University policies to be decommissioned through Nov. 15

Members of the Pitt community are invited to provide feedback via an online form.

  • University News
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Deborah Moon received a CDC new investigator award

The School of Social Work researchers will study the effects of a community-based maltreatment prevention program for parents.

  • Faculty
  • School of Social Work
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Pitt Medicine researchers’ findings on brain cells linked to protection against dementia were published in Cell

The results from Hansruedi Mathys’ study suggest there is a link between inhibitory neurons and resilience to Alzheimer’s disease pathology.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
A bronze Panther statue

The Pennsylvania Innocence Project will recognize the work of Pitt student interns

Since 2016, more than 50 University of Pittsburgh students have volunteered to help the wrongfully convicted.

  • Community Impact
  • Students
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Sean Morrissey won a 2023 Creative Development Award from the Heinz Endowments

The visiting assistant professor will use the $20,000 to establish an experimental printmaking studio.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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The most memorable moments from Pitt homecoming 2023

Relive the weekend from the Snake to a Panthers football victory with this photo gallery.

  • University News
  • Pittsburgh Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Computing and Information
The Pittsburgh city skyline seen from the Ohio River

Ronald Roth was honored with a proclamation by the City of Pittsburgh

Mayor Ed Gainey named Oct. 10 in Roth’s honor for his decades of serving community health as an emergency medicine instructor.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • School of Medicine