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A climber scales an indoor rock wall

Pitt's independent rock-climbing team challenges students' bodies and minds

Here's how one of the world's fastest growing sports is teaching its participants to take life "one move at a time."

  • Health and Wellness
  • Students
  • Pittsburgh Campus
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Difficult conversations: How to agree to disagree, according to a Pitt communications expert

As part of the Year of Discourse and Dialogue, we asked Gordon Mitchell how to have better conversations and navigate disagreements.

  • Health and Wellness
The Vorps sit on a couch in their home

Endometriosis research is the focus of a new hub at Pitt

A multidisciplinary team at the Hub for Endometriosis Research is tackling both the science of and advocacy for the understudied and currently incurable disease.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
  • Swanson School of Engineering
Synychych wears a VR headset to test her scuba diving application, displayed on a projector screen

An undergrad from Ukraine is exploring how VR might comfort those with PTSD

Moved by her own experiences with trauma, Sofiya Synychych developed a meditative application with help from Pitt-Bradford faculty.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Technology & Science
  • Pitt-Bradford
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Pitt experts predict the changes that will shape their field before the next leap day

Leap ahead with leaders in immunology, neuroscience and public health.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Technology & Science
Anzell sits in a lab

He was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease in high school. As a Pitt postdoc, he’s committed to finding answers.

Anthony Anzell came to the School of Public Health to study the mechanisms of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia with Beth Roman, a leading expert and basic research director in Pitt’s HHT Center.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Public Health
  • Graduate and professional students
Delitto, Schneider and Shekhar in suits

Pitt launches a Doctor of Chiropractic program

The evidence-based program will be the first of its kind in Pennsylvania and unique among research-intensive public institutions in the U.S.

  • University News
  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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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
The interior stairway of the Healthy Home Lab

This Central Oakland house is actually an innovative lab for aging in place

Pitt’s Healthy Home Lab aims to create new ways for a growing population of older adults to better their health and retain mobility and independence at home.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Two students study at a table in the Cathedral of Learning Commons Rooms. Two Christmas trees stand by the entrance.

How to stay mindful in the face of seasonal stress

Whether you’re dealing with finals or holiday chaos, follow this advice from Pitt Psychology Research Assistant Professor Emily Lindsay.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Hanson sits in an armchair

Childhood trauma could lead to worse COVID-19 outcomes decades later

A Pitt study shows another way negative experiences in early in life can get “under the skin.”

  • Health and Wellness
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Covid-19
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The Race &… Conference showed how Pitt is addressing disparities

A September conference drew more than 250 attendees to celebrate and showcase the work that’s transforming Pitt.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Shekhar at a podium with a Pitt shield logo

This year’s State of the School reviewed 2 years of successes for Pitt Medicine

Anantha Shekhar detailed how the School of Medicine met or exceeded the key goals he set — in areas from clinical excellence to faculty development — when he joined the University.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
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Hillandale Farms family donates $25 million to launch Pitt’s Orland Bethel Family Musculoskeletal Research Center

The transformative gift — for which the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine will make an equivalent co-investment — will support labs, fellows, research and clinical work to push orthopaedic

  • Health and Wellness
  • Pittsburgh Campus
  • School of Medicine
A person wearing a face mask talks to a therapist on a video call

The pandemic wasn’t the blanket mental health disaster that some predicted

Some groups took a big mental-health hit from COVID-19 — but others showed surprising resilience, according to recent research led by a Pitt PhD student.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Four employees stand in Pitt's Center for Financial Education and Wellness

Money management is hard. This Pitt center can help.

The Center for Financial Education and Wellness equips students with the skills to take control of their finances in college and beyond. Here are their top six money tips.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Students
a rendering of a sleek dining area

What’s new at The Eatery

Pitt’s largest dining facility has a new look and a new concept.

  • University News
  • Health and Wellness
A man and a woman stand in front of pictures of brain scans.

Pitt researchers have identified a new culprit in Alzheimer’s progression

Their discovery could help change the prevention and treatment of the disease.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
The Cathedral of Learning

These projects won $500,000 from the Pitt Seed program

Carrie Benson and Susan Graff are leading projects to prevent sexual misconduct and support underrepresented groups in medicine.

  • University News
  • Health and Wellness
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
A student talks to a person about their research in front of a poster

Summer Pitt Public Health programs spark passion for the field

High schoolers and undergraduate students worked closely with faculty mentors at Pitt and presented their research for their mentors and educators — and even the CDC.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • School of Public Health