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Faculty, graduate students and undergrads now have their own Honors Convocations

The annual event used to celebrate faculty and students at one event. This year, everyone gets their due during three ceremonies.

  • University News
  • Faculty
  • Students
Pitt students posing with each other outside on Match Day

See photos from Match Day 2022

On March 18, fourth-year medical students learned where they’re headed for the next stop in their training.

  • Students
  • School of Medicine
  • Health and Wellness
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Behind the scenes at the Dietrich School’s machine shop

Meet the people who mill, drill and 3D print the tools that keep Pitt research on the cutting edge.

  • Technology & Science
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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How Pitt’s executive director of the engaged campus forges community connections

Jamie Ducar is helping Pitt be a responsive, effective and visible collaborator within its local communities.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Staff
Middle schoolers dancing in giant puppet costumes in Oakland

Middle schoolers learn creativity and collaboration through puppetry

A grant from Heather Henson, puppet artist and daughter of “The Muppets” creator Jim Henson, is bringing joy to Pitt's Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • School of Education
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Get ready for spring with Pitt Nationality Room tours

Psyanky eggs in Ukraine, tulips in Turkey: Learn how nine cultures celebrate the season during special tours March 18-19.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Global
  • Our City/Our Campus
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32 faculty projects have earned Momentum Funds awards

The awards support both individual faculty members and large groups that are scaling up world-changing scholarly projects.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Faculty
  • Pitt-Bradford
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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All about Pitt’s plan to go carbon neutral by 2037

The newly released Pitt Climate Action Plan spells out how investments in clean energy, transportation and efficiency will reduce the University’s carbon footprint to zero.

  • University News
  • Our City/Our Campus
William Klimstra and workers in yellow gowns in a lab

Decoy proteins could protect people from a deadly mosquito-borne virus

Pitt researchers received $14.5 million from the Department of Defense to fight viruses that cause brain infections and could be used in biowarfare.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Global
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Pitt will name the indoor track at Victory Heights after Panthers legend Herb Douglas

The honor for the trailblazing alumnus and oldest living Olympic medalist was announced at his 100th birthday celebration March 12.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Athletics
  • School of Education
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Notable Pitt women you should know this Women’s History Month

Learn about the lives of just a few of the incredible Pitt women whose path-forging work changed our past — and is shaping our tomorrow.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Athletics
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Education
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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An NBA player taught Pitt students how to be better speech therapists

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist spoke with a speech-language pathology class, part of a panel of speakers who shared how stuttering affected their lives.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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Learn how to get a NASA job in a new presentation series

Webinars offered through a Pitt-Bradford collaboration with NASA will provide students from all campuses and majors with detailed resume tips and other resources.

  • Technology & Science
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Students
  • Pitt-Bradford
  • NASA
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The Pittsburgh Foundation grants $1.3 million to Pitt health sciences researchers

Ten grants will fund studies of addiction prevention, sleep and teen substance use, cranial surgery and rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
  • School of Medicine
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A new Pitt fellowship supports social justice in health

Five health sciences faculty members will get $10,000 and be paired with a community organization to address structural inequities and racism at Pitt and beyond.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Faculty
Marina Nikiforova and Yuri Nikiforov posing for photo together in suits

After living near Chernobyl, these Pitt researchers set their eyes on thyroid cancer

Yuri Nikiforov and Marina Nikiforova saw the effects of thyroid cancer on children in Belarus. Now, their test for the disease has eliminated thousands of unneeded surgeries.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher speaking at podium

Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher asks state lawmakers for continued support of Pennsylvania students

Here are the three things you need to know about his testimony in Harrisburg this month.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
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Community Engaged Scholarship Forum celebrates collaborations improving the Pittsburgh area

The forum featured 13 sessions, virtual lounges and networking spaces, and announced the winners of the Partnerships of Distinction Awards.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus

A new Pitt Cyber report shows how policymakers and the public can address bias in algorithms

Algorithms can reflect existing biases in data and our society and can accelerate and exacerbate harm, especially along racial and gender lines.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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For tadpoles, what’s in their gut may be key to enduring climate change

A new Pitt study is the first to show a connection between heat tolerance and the microbiome in animals like amphibians.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences