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This professor uses scholar-activism to change common perceptions of what research at Pitt looks like
Gina Garcia is a social scientist and expert on Hispanic Serving Institutions whose work champions equity for students nationwide.
Pitt Alumni Association celebrates remarkable grads with annual awards during homecoming
Six notable alumni were feted for their professional achievements, volunteer commitments, and dedication to Pitt.
Go behind the scenes with the athletic training students who support Pitt football
From wrapping ankles to monitoring hydration, these students get on-the-field job experience while they keep the Panthers in tip-top shape.
Cathedral of Learning or Cathy? Explaining the debate over Pitt's most iconic building
You probably studied or took classes there. But what do you call it?
Pitt is extending its test-optional program through fall 2025
First-year undergraduates applying to Pitt can decide whether to include their ACT or SAT scores as the University continues to assess the impact of the program.
Pitt Homecoming 2022: Everything students need to know
This week’s celebration is for alumni — and students and the larger Pittsburgh community.
A new Pitt apprenticeship program will address the dental assistant shortage
The 14-month program will pay students and provide full tuition, with an aim to diversify the region’s dental health care workforce.
Pitt celebrated the groundbreaking of the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
On Sept. 29, the University of Pittsburgh broke ground on the institution’s new state-of-the-art Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. To commemorate the next phase of construction, Pitt hosted a
A celebration of community at Pitt's Homewood CEC block party
Residents are encouraged to keep coming back: “It’s here. Utilize it.”
6 things to do in October
From Bradford birding to Hispanic Heritage Month events, there’s plenty to keep you busy as fall rolls in.
Want to feel less stressed? Take a tour of Pitt’s trees.
Pitt’s tree-planting efforts support more than the environment — there are health benefits too. Here are five trees on the Pittsburgh campus that are worth a peep as the leaves begin to turn.
Looking at smiling faces extends the antidepressant effects of ketamine
Pitt psychiatrist Rebecca Price writes about her new study, which supports the idea that the drug opens a “window of opportunity” for patients with depression to improve their self-worth.
Hispanic Heritage Month resources at Pitt and in Pittsburgh
Join these Pitt groups, plus learn about community resources for those who have or are interested in Hispanic heritage.
And the 2022 Spirit of Pitt Awards go to...
Recipients were honored during halftime at the homecoming football game.
How Pitt biologists are making fieldwork more equitable
In a new publication, Pitt researchers share how they crafted a guide that prioritizes safety for field researchers from marginalized groups.
Pitt’s Center for Governance and Markets won a $2.4 million grant to study how societies overcome deep differences
Funded by the John Templeton Foundation, Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili will co-lead the project, which will foster a global network of scholars to tackle polarization and social divisions.
A home for scholars studying Latin America has opened in Pittsburgh
The new Latin American Cultural Center and Museum houses art, programming and 20,000 years’ worth of history. Here’s how Pitt people and the community made it happen.
Pitt’s search for its next chancellor begins
The search committee is seeking community feedback and has hired a search firm to find the University’s 19th chancellor. Here’s how you can participate.
4 Pitt students earned inaugural Voyager Scholarships
The Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service supports young leaders who can bridge divides and help solve the world’s biggest challenges. Meet our winners.
Pitt geologists mapped how metal pollutants have traveled across the city
A new study shows where industry and weather dropped metals like lead and cadmium in Pittsburgh soils.