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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
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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
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Pitt has been named a 2023-24 Fulbright Top Producer

Since the 2013-14 cycle, Pitt has earned this prestigious accolade nine times and has produced 114 Fulbrighters.

  • Global
  • Students
  • Alumni
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
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12 things you didn’t know about Pitt’s Heinz Memorial Chapel

It’s (not just) a love story.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Pittsburgh Campus
Swaminathan

Vanitha Swaminathan was named an American Marketing Association Fellow

The Thomas Marshall Professor of Marketing and director of the Center for Branding at Pitt Business was recognized for academic achievements.

Thanos Tzounopoulos sits on a black bench with a microscope in the background.

Pitt researchers discovered a way to prevent hearing loss caused by loud noise

Free-floating zinc molecules in the inner ear may hold the key to why hearing loss occurs, according to a new paper from the School of Medicine.

  • Technology & Science
  • Center for Neuroscience
  • School of Medicine
Belback

Pitt earned a federal Rural Postsecondary and Economic Development grant

April Belback in Pitt’s Office of the Provost spearheaded the process that earned the University $2.2M to develop supports for rural students over the next four years.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Kline

Bill Kline was recognized by his fellow Pitt-Bradford staffers

The director of computing, telecommunications and media services has worked at the regional campus for 40 years.

  • Staff
  • Pitt-Bradford
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High school students are taking their Pitt summer projects to a big science stage

Public Health Science Academy participants Natalia Connor and Julian Whaley Miller will present their research results at an annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Teaching & Learning
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Comment on a draft policy regarding payments for students and research participants

Members of the Pitt community are invited to provide feedback via an online form through March 7.

  • University News
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Mark Shlomchik was elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the AAI

It’s among the highest honors bestowed by the professional immunology association.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Medicine
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Share your Pitt story and make a gift during PDoG on Feb. 27

Gifts help ensure a brighter future for Pitt students for years to come.

  • University News
Rory Cooper touches his device

Rory Cooper was elected to the National Academy of Engineering

The appointment is among the highest professional distinctions that can be accorded to an engineer.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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Pitt is on a team that was granted $1M for energy research

The award is part of the National Science Foundation Regional Innovation Engines program.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Sustainability
Sharrard

Aurora Sharrard has been promoted to Pitt’s assistant vice chancellor for sustainability

She’s overseen the University’s sustainability strategy, implementation and partnerships since 2018.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Sustainability
The Cathedral of Learning

Pitt Pharmacy researchers earned a grant to improve opioid use disorder treatment

The school’s Program Evaluation and Research Unit will receive $7.8 million from the National Institute on Drug Abuse over five years.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • School of Pharmacy
Kalimamukwento

Mubanga Kalimamukwento won the 2024 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, selected by Angie Cruz

Her collection, which will be published by University of Pittsburgh Press in October, explores Zambian womanhood.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
A drone shot fades from Pitt's campus on a snowy day to a sunny day

Turn your winter from gray to green with these sustainable activities

Plus, here’s how Pitt reduced emissions and diverted a record number of donations from landfills.

  • University News
  • Sustainability
Abel

Taylor Abel has been named chief of pediatric neurosurgery at UPMC

The Pitt Medicine and Engineering professor was tapped after a national search.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Medicine
  • Swanson School of Engineering
Yohe sits at a classroom desk with a laptop

Regional high schoolers are getting a head start with this Pitt-Bradford program

More than 1,200 students from 30 high schools are earning college credits before they arrive on campus.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Pitt-Bradford