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8 empowering events to check out in February
Celebrate Black history and diverse voices throughout the month with works by August Wilson, a dance ensemble, a women's hackathon and more.
Alcohol may make you more sociable in person, but not online, this Pitt study suggests
Psychology’s Michael Sayette found evidence for what many of us already suspected: Zoom calls don’t quite cut it when it comes to certain social interactions.
How Pitt researchers are using AI to help stroke patients
A team from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is harnessing the multimodal technology to deliver patient-focused treatment.
Nikki Giovanni’s advice for a Pitt audience: Find your own path
The acclaimed poet and writer spoke on emotional wellness during MLK Social Justice Week.
The World History Center won a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant
Principal investigator Ruth Mostern will use the $350,000 award to fund an expansion of the World Historical Gazetteer.
A Pitt study linked some cancers to dental disease
Marian Bezamat and colleagues recently found a surprising connection between cavities and skin and breast cancer.
Pitt’s Pre-Health Scholars Program commits to increasing diversity in health professions
The program supports underrepresented undergraduates with advising and mentoring to ensure their retention and success.
Struggling with your New Year’s resolutions? There’s still hope, say these Pitt experts
It’s not too late to reevaluate your goals and set yourself up for success: Here are Omid Fotuhi and Sophia Choukas-Bradley’s 7 tips for lasting change.
Pitt-Greensburg unveiled its new Life Sciences Building
The two-story building, which features seven lab spaces, will allow nursing and sciences programs to grow.
How a Pitt program in the Hill District is closing the digital divide in Pittsburgh
The Community Engagement Center’s Digital Inclusion Studio promotes digital literacy and development for both adults and children.
Thinking about graduate school? The Pitt2Pitt Scholarship can help you get there.
More than 80 master’s and professional programs offer scholarship funding for students and alumni who continue their studies at Pitt.
The benefits of alcohol have been exaggerated, says this Pitt professor
Although many cut down on their consumption for Dry January, popular beliefs about the positives of drinking prevail. Christina Mair explains that the research isn't so clear.
Rory Cooper has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame
With the honor, the Pitt professor and wheelchair technology innovator joins an illustrious group of innovators.
5 activities to kick off the spring semester
From mask crafting to Indian dancing, there’s plenty to do in January.
How to turn the tide of the opioid epidemic
A group of bipartisan politicians and health care experts shared their plans, progress and hope during a Dec. 16 Pitt panel discussion.
2022 in photos
Pitt’s photographers see everything — from behind-the-scenes lab work to candid moments between students and alums. See some of our team’s favorite pics of the year.
Our favorite Pittwire stories of 2022
These are the pieces about the University of Pittsburgh we loved writing and reading this year.
Christmas Day at Pitt expands to better meet community need
This year’s service event will feed 2,500 guests at four locations throughout Pittsburgh.
These were the most popular posts on Pitt social media in 2022
It was an exciting year for Pitt official, including the launch of our TikTok account. Here’s what clicked with Panthers around the world.
Frances Hesselbein, a Pitt visionary and one of the world’s ‘greatest leaders,’ has died at 107
The Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and former CEO of the Girl Scouts left an indelible mark at the University of Pittsburgh.