Filter By

The Barco Law Building

2 Pitt Law professors were elected Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

John Linarelli and Christian Powell Sundquist join a prestigious group — no more than 1% of licensed attorneys with outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession.

  • Faculty
  • School of Law
a Panther statue at sunset

Jacqueline Ellison’s research was published in Health Affairs

Her study on contraceptive use among Medicaid enrollees could have major health implications for people with disabilities.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • School of Public Health
Rescher sits next to a gold cypher machine

Nicholas Rescher, a polymath who helped to establish Pitt as a philosophy powerhouse, dies at 95

Renowned for a “sheer range of intellect,” the professor’s career spanned six decades of teaching and researching topics such as logic, metaphysics, epistemology and philosophy of science.

Brianna Ross at her office desk

Meet 5 award-winning alumni educators who are transforming classrooms

Their work is shaping the future, which ultimately benefits us all.

  • Community Impact
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Alumni
  • School of Education
The Cathedral of Learning

Pitt received a seed grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The University will use the $250,000 award to advance diverse, equitable STEM doctoral programs.

  • Faculty
  • Provost
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Pitt's Community Engagement Center in the Hill District

Jamie Ducar and Khirsten L. Scott received prestigious community engagement awards

Campus Compact recognized the pair for their efforts in education equity, administration and ethical engagement.

  • Community Impact
Five people in front of a chalkboard

The School of Education is tackling the teacher shortage with an innovative, multifaceted approach

With its new undergraduate teacher education program, Pitt wants to get more qualified teachers into K-12 classrooms faster.

  • Community Impact
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Education
The top of Hillman Library against a blue sky and pink clouds

The University Library System will host the full collection of Pitt podcast ‘Being Human’

Audio and transcripts of interviews with nearly 70 humanities researchers are available now.

  • Humanities Center
  • Arts and Humanities
A blue flag with a Pitt shield

Anthony Grace was awarded a continuation of his National Institutes of Health grant

The Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience is studying adolescent stress as a risk factor for major mental disorders.

  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Innovation and Research
  • Health and Wellness
An illustration of people on a track looking up at a lighthouse

Preventing violence among youth could start on the field

Pitt researchers are studying a national antiviolence program that is instilling healthy relationship and mental health practices in young male athletes through their coaches.

  • Teaching & Learning
Darris Means leans on a railing

What if … we could remove roadblocks for rural students?

Darris Means has spent the last decade examining how to build resources for Black youth in rural districts.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Alumni
A person walks by the Cathedral of Learning.

Graduate students, apply for study abroad funding by Feb. 15

Conduct independent research or have an international learning experience with Pitt’s Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs Scholarships.

  • Graduate and professional students
  • Global
The Webbs stand on a track

Pitt’s father-son coaching team is keeping track in the family

Their one-on-one approach helps student-athletes sprint toward their best selves.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Athletics
Carniero, wearing an orange hardhat, stands in an industrial factory

A Pitt alumnus is developing ‘green steel’ to revolutionize the industry

Boston Metal CEO Tadeu Carneiro says, “We are privileged, all of us, to be living in the decade during which we will save the planet.”

  • Technology & Science
  • Sustainability
A drone shot of people using a crosswalk

Forbes Avenue sidewalk closures planned through April

Stay safe near construction zones as work continues on The Eatery and Hillman Library.

  • University News
  • Pittsburgh Campus
A Pitt script flag on a lamppost beside a snowy path

Pitt health sciences was recognized for professional development by the National Postdoctoral Association

The schools’ Office of Academic Career Development received a nod from the NPA Pilot Recognition Program.

  • Graduate and professional students
Hands on a keyboard

The STEM Coding Lab was awarded a grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation

Pitt students and faculty volunteer with the nonprofit, which strives to provide under-resourced Pittsburgh-area children with essential computer skills.

  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Technology & Science
Yellow trees in front of the Cathedral of Learning

Pitt researchers, submit a letter of intent for the Manners Awards by March 4

The University Center for Social and Urban Research will award up to $20,000 to two interdisciplinary research projects.

  • Faculty
  • University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR)
The red doors of Heinz Memorial Chapel

In Memoriam

Remembrances.

Four students watch as an instructor points at a wall of screens displaying data

An R.K. Mellon Foundation award will help Pitt train Pennsylvania workers in responsible data science

The Office of the Provost initiative will use the funding to build online programs to ensure the region’s workers are job-ready.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Provost