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The war in Ukraine will be fought in court, too. Here’s how Pitt’s School of Law is helping.

This August, the Ukrainian Legal Assistance Project will bring Ukrainian lawyers to Pitt and support them in defending their country.

  • Ukraine
  • Global
  • School of Law
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How the Plan for Pitt puts sustainability into practice

Sustainability is one of the University’s six core values. This Q&A explains what that actually means.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Sustainability
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The bed party, explained

Pitt Panthers are going all out for the latest college commitment season trend.

  • Students
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How do we know what we know?

Pitt’s Edouard Machery is leading a cross-cultural network of scholars to find out — and answer some of philosophy’s toughest questions.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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This Pitt theater professor wants to diversify the field

Bria Walker’s recent production of “Emilia” featured three women of color playing the main role. It’s the latest example of her work to tell more people’s stories onstage.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke to university leaders about rebuilding Ukraine’s higher education sector

Despite the war, people in Ukraine are yearning for knowledge and skills, he told members of the Association of American Universities in a virtual address Monday.

  • Ukraine
  • University News
  • Global
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How do monarch butterflies know where to migrate?

Pitt engineers are developing a tiny tracking system to find out.

  • Technology & Science
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Bacteria-killing viruses discovered by Pitt researchers are saving patients who have no other options

Two new studies from Graham Hatfull's lab show how phage therapy can help more people with dire antibiotic-resistant infections.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt-UPMC researchers will use $5 million from Bayer to fight chronic kidney disease

Using an innovative approach called population health management, Manisha Jhamb aims to get patients treated sooner to stave off severe disease. The effort could be a game-changer for rural areas.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
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Don’t let Pennsylvania families and students lose their tuition benefit

For more than 50 years, the commonwealth has funded a tuition discount for in-state Pitt students. This year, the discount is at risk. Learn more in this Pitt Magazine Q&A with Chancellor Patrick

  • University News
  • Community Impact
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In photos: Pitt Police carry the torch for Special Olympics Pennsylvania

The Law Enforcement Torch Run raises money and awareness for the Special Olympics movement. Pitt Police will participate in all legs of the journey from Pittsburgh to State College.

  • Community Impact
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Keep your mind sharp this summer with curated library guides from Pitt

Pitt experts and librarians have developed dozens of LibGuides to help you understand everything from Russian history to queer horror.

  • Our City/Our Campus
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Citizens Police Academy gives ‘intense’ look at officer training

Participants had to make split-second decisions in a 180-degree simulator, among other activities that helped them better understand the challenges officers face.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
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Pitt opens a cutting-edge biomedical research hub at The Assembly

The Pittsburgh space will serve as an epicenter of innovation in life sciences for Pitt researchers, entrepreneurs and established companies.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • School of Medicine
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When Pitt students move out, Clutter for a Cause finds a new life for stuff that’s left behind

The annual program diverts usable and quality items to reuse and recycle instead of landfills, and it also helps students be good neighbors.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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5 Stamps Scholars from Pennsylvania earned full tuition to Pitt

The award covers full tuition, room and board, and personal costs for four years.

  • University News
  • Students
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What it’s like to be a midwife

In honor of Mother’s Day, four midwives from Pitt’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program share their most memorable births and why their profession is so important.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Nursing
Georges Benjamin in cap and gown speaking at the commencement ceremony

Two public health leaders on COVID-19 and what’s next

Pitt Public Health Dean Maureen Lichtveld and physician Georges Benjamin discuss pandemic preparedness, climate change and the future of scientific research.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Covid-19
  • School of Public Health
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12 Pitt students won a competitive NSF research fellowship

And University Honors College mentors want to help even more STEM students at Pitt win Graduate Research Fellowships next year.

  • Technology & Science
  • Students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Swanson School of Engineering
  • University Honors College
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Pitt College Democrats and Republicans tell Harrisburg: Support Pennsylvania students

With a $15,000-per-year in-state tuition discount on the line, the student groups issued a rare bipartisan plea for lawmakers to uphold the nearly 60-year partnership between Pitt and Pennsylvania.

  • University News
  • Students