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More than 9,400 alumni and donors raised $2.4 million during this year’s Pitt Day of Giving
See which schools, programs and student organizations won additional challenge funds.
Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies joined an international consortium on Afro-Latin American studies
Universities from five countries will examine how African descendants contributed to Latin American history and culture.
Meet 6 local heroes of Black resistance
Pitt will honor the champions for equality, inclusion and anti-racism initiatives at a Feb. 22 night of celebration.
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center named a new director
James Barr von Oehsen, who was also named vice chancellor for research computing, will lead the Pitt-Carnegie Mellon venture.
A Ukrainian Pitt professor on the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion
Economist Tymofiy Mylovanov has been documenting daily life in the war zone. Here’s what he has to say about the conflict and the future.
See the new Webb telescope image that left a Pitt astronomer ‘starstruck’
Using galaxies like a magnifying glass allowed astronomers, including Rachel Bezanson, to capture never-before-seen details in a patch of sky known as Pandora’s Cluster. Look back in time with her.
Black-owned businesses to explore in Pittsburgh
Pitt’s Office of Engagement and Community Affairs offered a list of boutiques, bakeries and more to support during Black History Month.
Worried about students using AI chatbots? This professor isn’t.
Ray Jones in Pitt Business is an avid user of ChatGPT — and he’s encouraging his students to try it, too.
Pitt lands $14.3 million for research linking dementia and cardiovascular disease
Funded by the WoodNext Foundation, researchers will use an interdisciplinary approach to uncover the causes of two of the most costly and deadly illnesses in the U.S.
Don’t miss a historic performance of August Wilson’s ‘Seven Guitars’ by Pitt Stages this February
It’s the theater department’s first time featuring work from the celebrated American Century Cycle and the second show featuring an all-Black cast.
Pitt-themed valentines for your campus crush
Let your special someone know that they Roc your world.
Attraction is key to keeping your relationship alive — but not how you think
How secure you feel in your relationship impacts how you view your partner’s attraction to other people, says Pitt psychologist Alexandra Black.
Pitt Day of Giving is a collective effort
And it's about a lot more than just fundraising.
Amy Wildermuth steps down as School of Law dean
Wildermuth will move to a faculty role; Vice Dean Haider Ala Hamoudi will serve as interim dean.
Pitt has been named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. students for 2022-23
Meet the nine Pitt scholars in this year’s cohort.
Pitt’s pandemic practices could serve as an example for other institutions
The University’s approach to COVID-19 employed new testing strategies and put trust in its experts and community, a Journal of American College Health paper found.
Nominate a local hero of Black resistance by Feb. 6
Winners will be celebrated at Pitt’s 2023 K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month event on Feb. 22.
Pitt earned its first LEED Platinum certification
The Salk Hall renovation project marks 17 buildings with the green certification, totaling 1.6 million square feet, at the University.
Meet the people who handle the toughest trash on campus
When a dentist removes old fillings or a mechanic changes a car’s oil, where do the chemicals go? At Pitt, thoughtful handling of harsh materials led to record-breaking recycling numbers in 2022.
Two Pitt School of Pharmacy faculty were named 2022 AAAS Fellows
The American Association for Advancement of Science recognized Donna Huryn and Wen Xie for their contributions to science and society.