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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Pitt has become a thriving hub for older adults seeking intellectual enrichment and a vibrant community of lifelong learners.
A September conference drew more than 250 attendees to celebrate and showcase the work that’s transforming Pitt.
The Gismondi Foundation has committed to more than $1 million to support Pitt’s community engagement efforts
The latest gift will create a neighborhood education program meant to expand learning opportunities for children and Pitt students alike.
The Pitt Finish Line Grant will support financially vulnerable students so they can remain enrolled and complete their degrees.
Zuly Inirio has performed across the United States and Europe. Now, through song and the Afro-Latinx Song and Opera Project, she aims to increase diverse representation in the industry.
The Kessler Scholars Program will support these first-generation students throughout their four years to make sure they belong and thrive at Pitt.
Organizers hope festivals, art exhibits, professional development sessions and other events will show participants the nation’s largest ethnic group is not a monolith.
Clyde Wilson Pickett has named a new assistant vice chancellor and promoted two staffers in recent moves to strengthen equity work at Pitt.
Pittsburgh’s 2nd annual Indigenous Cultural Festival will celebrate the region’s indigenous residents
Everyone regardless of background is invited to the Sept. 18-24 festivities, which include a mini powwow and special exhibits at Pitt.
The pre-college, equity-centered initiative will now be recognized by college admissions. Early data shows it’s already helping to diversify university STEM programs.
Carrie Benson and Susan Graff are leading projects to prevent sexual misconduct and support underrepresented groups in medicine.
Winners across three campuses will strengthen the teacher pipeline, boost interdisciplinary graduate studies work and more.
Pitt’s Kirk Savage says the Beyond Granite exhibit on the National Mall taps into fresh ideas about public memorials. See it through Sept. 18.
In partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools, Genius, Joy and Love is showing young adults the transformative power of teaching and diversifying local schools.
Lack of representation can reinforce stereotypes about who belongs in the sciences, write Carl Kurlander and Chandralekha Singh.
Suicide deaths among Black adults are rising and misconceptions about the problem abound. Pitt’s Kamesha Spates is researching ways to tackle the crisis.
A new paper published in Cell offers institutional-level solutions to combat racism in research and support Black scientists.
A free multimedia discussion will examine the rebellious art form that’s gone mainstream.
Roll up your sleeves and help out at four local community gardens on June 16.
Plus, resources for LGBTQ+ students, faculty and staff at Pitt.