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Stimulating the spinal cord helps improve arm control in paralyzed macaques, a Pitt study found

The team’s new technology could help humans with limited arm function regain movement.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
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This Pitt-supported free job training program is filling a dire need in research

A partnership with Manchester Bidwell Corporation is making sure the region’s clinical research studies have the talent they need to make groundbreaking discoveries.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • Clinical and Translational Science Institute
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Pittsburgh’s Neighborhood 91 will be home to futuristic manufacturing

A recent event at the Neighborhood 91 campus brought together the regional defense manufacturing community and showed the promise of 3D printing for industry.

  • Technology & Science
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Housing assignments for the 2022-23 academic year have been announced

Students should check their Pitt email account for details. Additional information is available on the Pitt Arrival website.

  • University News
  • Students
  • Pitt Arrival
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Pitt announces the 2020 and 2021 Distinguished Alumni Fellows

This most prestigious alumni award recognizes those who have excelled personally and professionally while also exhibiting outstanding service to the University.

  • University News
  • Alumni
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • School of Medicine
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She's the first winner of a new scholarship to support LGBTQ+ medical students

Elyse Mark, student coordinator for Pitt’s Medical Student Pride Alliance, received the inaugural Dena Hofkosh Award.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Medicine
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Karin Asher is Pitt’s inaugural assistant dean for student engagement and professional development

The longtime Career Center staffer will be focused on bringing cohesion to student success efforts at Pitt.

  • Students
  • Staff
  • Division of Student Affairs
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Robots are driving their US co-workers to substance abuse, a Pitt study found

Analysis of data from the U.S. and Germany found that automation reduces workplace injuries but has a negative effect on American workers’ mental health.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Here’s what Pitt is doing to spend more money with diverse businesses

Meet Jennifer Barnes, Pitt’s supplier diversity and sustainability coordinator who’s helping Pennsylvania businesses thrive at Pitt.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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State lawmakers voted to fund Pitt and save the in-state tuition rate

The University of Pittsburgh will receive nearly $152 million in state funding for the 2022-23 academic year, which will help nearly 17,000 undergraduates and their families.

  • University News
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Pitt’s online travel booking tool now shows carbon emissions information for flights

The feature is one of many efforts to improve sustainability and reach carbon neutrality at Pitt.

  • University News
  • Sustainability
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A gift from David C. Frederick will benefit students at the University of Pittsburgh and University College at Oxford University

The David C. Frederick Honors College at the University of Pittsburgh is named in honor of the Pitt alumnus (A&S ’83) and Rhodes Scholar.

  • Global
  • Alumni
  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Rick Esch has been appointed president of Pitt’s Bradford and Titusville campuses

Esch, a Pitt-Bradford alumnus, has been serving as interim president for the past year.

  • University News
  • Pitt-Bradford
  • Pitt-Titusville
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Pitt alumna’s book explores what happens when a nurse becomes a patient

Theresa Brown (NURS ’07) got cancer — and a whole new perspective on the medical system. The best-selling author shared her experience in her latest book, "Healing."

  • School of Nursing
  • Health and Wellness
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Pitt staff member selected for Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Project Development and Evaluation Workshop

Honoree Laura Miller is associate director of the Office of Academic Career Development in the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences.

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This Pitt student co-authored an engineering textbook

Recent graduate Samantha Wismer spent her years at Pitt going above and beyond to improve engineering education.

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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The Collaboratory Against Hate published its first white paper, ‘Research Needs for Countering Extremist Hate’

The authors identified challenges in combating extremist hate.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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9 Pitt alumni graduate from Leadership Development Initiative

Participants in the Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc. program completed eight months of community engagement skill-building and engaged in networking opportunities and a regionally based enrichment project.

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Pitt’s first Black provost, Donald M. Henderson, dies at 91

Henderson (A&S ’67G) “transformed the role of provost, and the University of Pittsburgh itself, during his tenure here,” Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said.

  • Staff
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6 ways to get outside this July

There’s plenty to do this month, including baseball games, the return of Picklesburgh, and movies in the park.

  • Our City/Our Campus