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Foladare takes a selfie with a group against an Ecuador flag

This recent graduate is following in her father's footsteps all the way to Ecuador

And, Mollie Foladare was among the first to serve with the Peace Corps post-pandemic.

  • Community Impact
  • Global
  • Alumni
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Anne Marie Lennon is the next chair of Pitt’s Department of Medicine

The accomplished physician-scientist whose research has advanced early cancer detection will join the School of Medicine in March.

  • University News
  • School of Medicine
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Chancellor Gabel highlights higher education’s role in keeping America competitive

Delivering remarks as vice chair for education on the Council of Competitiveness, Gabel emphasized the importance of partnerships and thought leadership on new technologies.

  • Innovation and Research
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Chancellor Joan Gabel was elected as chair of the APLU Council of Presidents

Gabel will lead the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities' council of chief executives of member colleges and universities and systems.

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Pitt employees, attend a free conference on collaborating with industry partners

Register for virtual sessions on contracting, partnership management, research administration and more. UIDPVirtual 2023 is Dec. 5-7.

  • Faculty
  • Staff
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LifeX won a $2 million economic development grant

The life sciences capital growth company will use the funds to accelerate technology entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh and beyond.

  • Technology & Science
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt earned the 2023 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award

The national honor recognizes the University’s Pittsburgh Study.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pennsylvania lawmakers approved funding to support Pitt’s in-state tuition discount

The funding saves in-state students approximately $64,000 over a four-year undergraduate career.

  • University News
  • Students
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These Pitt students brought their passion for public service to the White House

From drafting materials for President Biden’s senior staff to seeing Jennifer Hudson perform, Chinyere Okonkwo, Jake Lorenz, Sophia Shapiro and Liam Horan got a front seat to history as summer interns

  • Community Impact
  • Students
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Save the date: Pitt’s 2024 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum is March 5

Nominations are open Partnerships of Distinction and other awards until Jan. 5.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
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Clare Sierawski won a Distinguished Alumni Award from Pitt’s Department of Geology and Environmental Science

Hear from the USDA senior energy counselor at a Nov. 16 talk.

  • Sustainability
  • Alumni
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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30 Pitt-Bradford and Pitt-Titusville nursing graduates passed the licensing exam this year

The two campuses saw a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Exam during 2023.

  • Community Impact
  • Pitt-Bradford
  • Pitt-Titusville
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Childhood trauma could lead to worse COVID-19 outcomes decades later

A Pitt study shows another way negative experiences in early in life can get “under the skin.”

  • Health and Wellness
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Covid-19
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Graduating soon? Share about your Pitt experience with the senior survey

The Office of the Provost is asking all graduating seniors to complete the survey as part of their application for graduation.

  • Undergraduate students
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A Pitt professor reflects on his grandfather's wisdom in a new memoir

Plus, three more books by alumni authors are out now.

  • Global
  • Faculty
Allegheny Observatory under a night sky

Faculty, the Pitt Space Research initiative is seeking collaborators

Attend a proposal workshop at 9 a.m. Nov. 17.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Space
  • Faculty
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The same motor task can make different groups of brain cells light up

New research from Swanson School researchers may help develop better algorithms for self-driving cars by studying how the brain reacts to visual stimuli.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Comment on a draft policy regarding Pitt immunization requirements through Dec. 4

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

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The Assembly was honored by the Society for College and University Planning

Pitt’s collaborative biomedical research facility earned the Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture for Building Additions, Renovations or Adaptive Reuse.

  • Sustainability
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Kenyon Bonner is stepping down as vice provost for student affairs

The longtime Pitt leader is headed to the University of Virginia for a new opportunity.

  • University News