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Go behind the scenes with the athletic training students who are supporting Pitt football

From wrapping ankles to monitoring hydration, these students get on-the-field job experience while they keep the Panthers in tip-top shape.

  • Center for Sports Medicine
  • Athletics
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
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Two Pitt faculty members won NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards

Alok Joglekar and Tagbo Niepa will receive $4 million total through the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, which supports early career scientists.

  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Cathedral of Learning or Cathy? Explaining the debate over Pitt's most iconic building

You probably studied or took classes there. But what do you call it?

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt is extending its test-optional program through fall 2025

First-year undergraduates applying to Pitt can decide whether to include their ACT or SAT scores as the University continues to assess the impact of the program.

  • University News
  • Prospective students
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Pitt Homecoming 2022: Everything students need to know

This week’s celebration is for alumni — and students and the larger Pittsburgh community.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Alumni
  • Students
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A new Pitt apprenticeship program will address the dental assistant shortage

The 14-month program will pay students and provide full tuition, with an aim to diversify the region’s dental health care workforce.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Dental Medicine
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Pitt celebrated the groundbreaking of the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center

On Sept. 29, the University of Pittsburgh broke ground on the institution’s new state-of-the-art Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. To commemorate the next phase of construction, Pitt hosted a

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
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A celebration of community at Pitt's Homewood CEC block party

Residents are encouraged to keep coming back: “It’s here. Utilize it.”

  • Our City/Our Campus
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6 things to do in October

From Bradford birding to Hispanic Heritage Month events, there’s plenty to keep you busy as fall rolls in.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Pitt-Bradford
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Looking at smiling faces extends the antidepressant effects of ketamine

Pitt psychiatrist Rebecca Price writes about her new study, which supports the idea that the drug opens a “window of opportunity” for patients with depression to improve their self-worth.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
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Want to feel less stressed? Take a tour of Pitt’s trees.

Pitt’s tree-planting efforts support more than the environment — there are health benefits too. Here are five trees on the Pittsburgh campus that are worth a peep as the leaves begin to turn.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Sustainability
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Meet the 2022 Spirit of Pitt Award nominees

Vote for your favorites on Oct. 4-5. They’ll receive an award and $1,500 during the Oct. 8 Homecoming game.

  • Our City/Our Campus
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Resources to know for Hispanic Heritage Month

Join these Pitt groups, plus learn about community resources for those who have or are interested in Hispanic heritage.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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How Pitt biologists are making fieldwork more equitable

In a new publication, Pitt researchers share how they crafted a guide that prioritizes safety for field researchers from marginalized groups.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt’s Center for Governance and Markets won a $2.4 million grant to study how societies overcome deep differences

Funded by the John Templeton Foundation, Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili will co-lead the project, which will foster a global network of scholars to tackle polarization and social divisions.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
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Pitt’s search for its next chancellor begins

The search committee is seeking community feedback and has hired a search firm to find the University’s 19th chancellor. Here’s how you can participate.

  • University News
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A home for scholars studying Latin America has opened in Pittsburgh

The new Latin American Cultural Center and Museum houses art, programming and 20,000 years’ worth of history. Here’s how Pitt people and the community made it happen.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Center for Latin American Studies
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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4 Pitt students earned inaugural Voyager Scholarships

The Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service supports young leaders who can bridge divides and help solve the world’s biggest challenges. Meet our winners.

  • David C. Frederick Honors College
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Community Impact
  • Global
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Pitt’s first Indigenous Cultural Festival kicks off Sept. 19

The weeklong collaboration with the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center will welcome past and present Indigenous University community members and educate newcomers on Native cultures.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt geologists mapped how metal pollutants have traveled across the city

A new study shows where industry and weather dropped metals like lead and cadmium in Pittsburgh soils.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences