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The war in Ukraine will be fought in court, too. Here’s how Pitt’s School of Law is helping.

This August, the Ukrainian Legal Assistance Project will bring Ukrainian lawyers to Pitt and support them in defending their country.

  • Ukraine
  • Global
  • School of Law
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Understand NIH training grants and how to get one at a June 6 summit

The virtual event is open to anyone who applies for these grants or supports people who do.

  • Innovation and Research
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Natalie Leland has been inducted into the Academy of Research in Occupational Therapy

Her research focuses on improving access and quality of care for older adults.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
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The bed party, explained

Pitt Panthers are going all out for the latest college commitment season trend.

  • Students
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Vanitha Swaminathan named co-editor of the Journal of Marketing

Swaminathan, the Thomas Marshall Professor of Marketing in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, previously served as an associate editor.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
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How do we know what we know?

Pitt’s Edouard Machery is leading a cross-cultural network of scholars to find out — and answer some of philosophy’s toughest questions.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Register now for Pitt’s 2022 Diversity Forum

The July 25-28 virtual event’s theme is “Rewiring Our Systems: Transforming the Intersections of Inequity.” Registration is free and open to the public.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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This Pitt theater professor is bringing more voices to the stage

Bria Walker’s recent production of “Emilia” featured three women of color playing the main role. It’s the latest example of her work to tell more people’s stories onstage.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke to university leaders about rebuilding Ukraine’s higher education sector

Despite the war, people in Ukraine are yearning for knowledge and skills, he told members of the Association of American Universities in a virtual address Monday.

  • Ukraine
  • University News
  • Global
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How do monarch butterflies know where to migrate?

Pitt engineers are developing a tiny tracking system to find out.

  • Technology & Science
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Heady math could resolve a breathy conundrum

Department of Mathematics Chair Jonathan Rubin and Postdoctoral Researcher Ryan Phillips in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences published the paper in April in the journal eLife.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt Nursing student earns grant to research congenital heart defects in infants

Jessica Davis was honored with a $24,000 grant through the Rockefeller University Heilbrunn Family Center for Research Nursing Scholars.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Students
  • School of Nursing
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Bacteria-killing viruses discovered by Pitt researchers are saving patients who have no other options

Two new studies from Graham Hatfull's lab show how phage therapy can help more people with dire antibiotic-resistant infections.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt-UPMC researchers will use $5 million from Bayer to fight chronic kidney disease

Using an innovative approach called population health management, Manisha Jhamb aims to get patients treated sooner to stave off severe disease. The effort could be a game-changer for rural areas.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
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Watch rarely screened Ukrainian films at Pitt

This year’s New East Cinema Symposium will focus on the impact of political repression on Ukrainian cinema.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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In photos: Pitt Police carry the torch for Special Olympics Pennsylvania

The Law Enforcement Torch Run raises money and awareness for the Special Olympics movement. Pitt Police will participate in all legs of the journey from Pittsburgh to State College.

  • Community Impact
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Don’t let Pennsylvania families and students lose their tuition benefit

For more than 50 years, the commonwealth has funded a tuition discount for in-state Pitt students. This year, the discount is at risk. Learn more in this Pitt Magazine Q&A with Chancellor Patrick

  • University News
  • Community Impact
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The Chancellor’s Annual Staff and Faculty Appreciation Picnic is back

On June 3, enjoy free lunch, games, raffles and more. Register by May 27 to be eligible for prizes.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Faculty
  • Staff
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Pitt historian Alaina E. Roberts won the Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize

The committee called her book on slavery, indigenous people and settler colonialism “a transformative work.”

  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Keep your mind sharp this summer with curated library guides from Pitt

Pitt experts and librarians have developed dozens of LibGuides to help you understand everything from Russian history to queer horror.

  • Our City/Our Campus