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Tamar Krishnamurti took part in a NASEM drug forum

The assistant professor of medicine was invited to a panel discussing real-world implementation considerations for in-home opioid disposal systems.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • School of Medicine
A person wearing a VR headset holds up their hands and speaks to an instructor

A Pitt professor is using virtual reality to connect to the Hill District’s past

The Time Traveling Project adds historical context to the photography of Charles “Teenie” Harris, a prolific chronicler of 20th-century Black life.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Join a dialogue on thriving Latinx futures at a free March 21-23 conference

Latinx Connect attendees will envision ways to empower diverse Latinx communities.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Amy Williams will be honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters

The Pitt professor of music will present her work at the society’s library in the spring.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Roberts holds her book at the end of two library stacks

Alaina Roberts’ book takes a fresh look at freedom in the American West

In researching her family’s past, the Pitt historian found an oft-overlooked narrative of Black emancipation and Native displacement.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Liu

Peggy Liu was honored by the Association for Psychological Science for early career contributions

The Ben L. Fryrear Chair in Marketing is recognized as a leading expert on consumer behavior.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
A bus travels over a yellow bridge into downtown Pittsburgh

3 Pitt students are the hosts of a new overnight radio program

Undergraduates Jaime Ely, Margaux Rentzel and Ryan Tarabokia discuss national and world news on “KDKA Next Take.”

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Undergraduate students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
a Panther statue at sunset

3 Pitt students competed at the Gorlok Gala debate tournament

Natalie Rose, Rosalind Dong and Wenhao “Dannie” Lyu — all first-year students — performed at one of the most competitive events of the regular season.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Undergraduate students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Three plaques sit on a table with a blue tablecloth in front of a projection of Pittsburgh's skyline

Pitt will pay tribute to 7 community leaders on Feb. 24

This year’s K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month celebration will recognize unsung champions of the arts.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
Kehinde sits in a podcast studio, surrounded by microphones and computer monitors

This Pitt junior’s podcast is transforming communities through conversation

“Let’s Talk Social Innovation” spotlights local and University leaders making an impact.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Swanson School of Engineering
People exit through glass doors at the Barco Law Building

Pitt Law’s Securities Arbitration Clinic was invited to an SEC summit

Students will learn from commission staff and discuss the free legal services they provide to investors who lack representation.

  • Community Impact
  • School of Law
Delitto, Schneider and Shekhar in suits

Pitt launches a Doctor of Chiropractic program

The evidence-based program will be the first of its kind in Pennsylvania and unique among research-intensive public institutions in the U.S.

  • University News
  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Peart

Senior Alex-Jaden Peart earned a 2024-25 Lionel Pearson Fellowship

The Pitt Bachelor of Philosophy candidate will receive funding for a year of graduate study from the Society for Classical Studies.

  • Global
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Chu

Danny Chu was named president-elect of the Society of University Surgeons

The professor of cardiothoracic surgery in the School of Medicine has served as the premier society’s secretary since 2021.

  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
Snow falls on a panther statue's face

Pitt researchers’ findings on how scent may help depressed people were published in JAMA Network Open

Kymberly Young led the study, which showed scent could be used in the clinical setting to help stop negative thought cycles and rewire thought patterns, aiding faster healing.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Medicine
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Pitt ranks in top 20 for patents granted to universities worldwide

Pitt innovators earned 114 U.S. patents in 2023. Learn how the Innovation Institute can help your invention make it to market.

  • University News
  • Innovation and Research
Miller shakes a person's hand

Junior Zachary Miller won the 2024 Dick Thornburgh Forum Disability Service Award

The junior bioengineering major won this year’s prize, granted to a student from any Pitt campus whose service has made a difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Undergraduate students
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Swanson School of Engineering
Posvar performing in an opera

Attend a celebration of Mildred Miller Posvar’s life at Heinz Memorial Chapel

The community and the public are invited to the March 3 ceremony honoring an active Pitt advocate and internationally renowned opera singer.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Our City/Our Campus
A panther statue on the snowy Pitt grounds. The Cathedral of Learning is in the background

Share your thoughts on an LRDC director at an open forum Feb. 16

The Office of the Provost is beginning to search for a new leader of Pitt’s Learning, Research and Development Center.

  • University News
  • Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC)
  • Provost
McCabe

A new satire novel by a Pitt-Bradford writing professor reflects on COVID-19

“The Pamela Papers" by Nancy McCabe is out now.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty
  • Pitt-Bradford