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Tera Levin will study pathogenesis through a Burroughs Wellcome Fund program

The PATH program funds assistant professors studying points where human and infectious agent systems connect.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Michele V. Manuel

Michele V. Manuel is the first woman U. S. Steel Dean of the Swanson School of Engineering

The award-winning materials engineer, innovator and leader joins Pitt from the University of Florida Sept. 1.

  • University News
  • Technology & Science
  • Provost
  • Swanson School of Engineering
Robert Gregerson and Nicola Foote

The David C. Frederick Honors College is expanding to Pitt-Greensburg

Students on the regional campus will now have the same access to interdisciplinary research and mentoring resources as those in Pittsburgh.

  • University News
  • Pitt-Greensburg
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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15 Pitt students completed the Physician Assistants Advancing Diversity program

The free weeklong program is open to current students on any campus.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Students
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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Pitt improved in a number of Center for World University Rankings

Nationally, the University rose to No. 41 overall and to No. 20 among public schools.

  • University News
  • Innovation and Research
A person wearing gloves holds a football-sized falcon chick

The newest Cathedral of Learning falcons were banded and given a clean bill of health

See photos of the pair of fluffy, football-sized chicks from their May 20 banding.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Cathedral of Learning
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Pittsburgh high schoolers spend a summer engaged in STEM through this Pitt program

Students learn more than just lab work through Pitt Bio Outreach, which also provides mentoring as they prepare for college and fosters community connections.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt-Greensburg students were honored at a Student Pennsylvania State Education Association conference

The campus chapter earned its fifth consecutive APEX award for holding activities that align with SPSEA pillars.

  • Community Impact
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Pitt-Greensburg
Volunteers stand behind a Clutter for a Cause sign

Clutter for a Cause diverted a record 22K pounds of material from landfills

The event saved tons of electronics, food products and more from residence halls during move-out week.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Sustainability
  • Students
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Pitt-Greensburg student researchers won top prizes at the Tri-Beta district convention

Their chapter was also honored with the Northeast 3 Outstanding District Chapter Award.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Students
  • Pitt-Greensburg
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
Aiden Hulings

Pitt-Bradford earned its 14th consecutive Military Friendly designation

The gold level school has been recognized for embracing military students and their families and dedicating resources to ensure their success.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
  • Pitt-Bradford
Louis Deemer

Louis Deemer won a NAFSA Rising Star Young Leader Award

He is an immigration specialist in the Office of International Services, a Pitt Commons mentor, and an instructor to students, faculty and staff.

  • Community Impact
  • Global
  • University Center for International Studies (UCIS)
The Cathedral of Learning

9 PhD students were named 2024 Humanities Engage fellows

They will receive funding for immersive summer projects and innovative dissertation research.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Innovation and Research
  • Graduate and professional students
  • Humanities Center
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How Pitt is taking steps to make life sciences jobs more accessible for all

A recent presentation and workshop convened by the Office of Engagement and Community Affairs explored creating pathways to well-paying jobs for community members in a growing industry.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
Laura Levitt speaking at a podium

Laura Levitt received the inaugural Fine Fellowship

Through a partnership with Pitt’s Jewish Studies Program and the Heinz History Center, the Temple University professor will work with materials from the Tree of Life attack and its aftermath.

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5 faculty won Pitt’s Health Sciences Ascending Star award

The honor was established in 2022 to recognize highly productive and creative midcareer faculty members in the six schools of the health sciences.

  • University News
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
Chevron Science Center

David Waldeck and Brian Bloom published a ‘spintronics’ paper in Science Advances

The research shows how certain materials could serve as gateways to control currents that harness an electron’s spin rather than its charge.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Nursing graduates in white coats holding lamps read aloud from a booklet

Pitt-Greensburg held its first pinning ceremony for nursing graduates

The event, held April 26, welcomed 28 graduates into the nursing profession.

  • University News
  • Health and Wellness
  • Pitt-Greensburg
Four people walking outside on Pitt's campus

Pitt invited local high schoolers to experience the University’s disability resources firsthand

The University for a Day event, May 6, included a campus tour, an information session featuring an alum and an admissions presentation.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Two people in personal protective gear examine a patient's ear

A Pitt project is addressing skin cancer disparities in Black communities

School of Medicine students connected with community leaders and distributed 750 pamphlets to spread the word throughout Pittsburgh.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Medicine