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Daren Ellerbee and Thaddeus Mosley standing by wooden art piece

Gallery brings outside in

Pitt’s Community Engagement Center in Homewood uses a gift from sculptor Thaddeus Mosley (A&S ’50) and works from other artists to highlight the value of art in building connections.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
two men shaking hands outside of the Cathedral

Alum wants no hero left behind

To honor a fallen friend from ROTC, Nick Liermann (CGS ’00) launched an organization to give service dogs to injured veterans. An upcoming cycling marathon will raise funds for the group.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
Mary Margaret Kerr in black and white

Research Sheds Light on How Children Interpret ‘Dark Tourism’

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Professor Mary Margaret Kerr shares insights on how to help children make meaning of tragic events.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Education
  • School of Medicine
Student with wheelchair going through a doorway

Lecture to Focus on Disability Policy Beyond the Pandemic

A Sept. 13 virtual lecture by Sen. Bob Casey will address the pandemic’s impact on people with disabilities and the need to bolster home- and community-based services.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Drone image of Cathedral of Learning and Oakland

Home Installations Underway for Community Wi-Fi Pilot

A program between Pitt and Every1online that’s bringing Wi-Fi to local families in need is expanding. Residents of New Kensington and Homewood are encouraged to apply.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus