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Street Medicine workers helping the homeless near a bridge

Street Medicine at Pitt serves Pittsburghers without homes — and educates future medical professionals

On a cold night in January, students headed downtown to provide health care, cold weather supplies and a listening ear.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
Michael Hatridge with two students in lab

Pitt physicists built their very own quantum computer

While impressive for its size alone, the Lego-like computer’s real innovation is in how its components are connected.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Art exhibition with drawings of people's faces on brown paper bags

See the University Art Gallery’s longest-running Black women’s exhibit

Quilts, photos, paintings and other artworks from 22 artists form the Women of Visions exhibit, which is on display through Feb. 25.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Kamron Khodjaev sitting  on steps outside with his hands folded

This startup is helping the insurance industry understand autonomous vehicles

Self-driving cars need to be insured if they’re going to become part of our daily lives. Koop Technologies, formed by international students at Pitt-Bradford, is collecting the data to make it happen

  • Technology & Science
  • Alumni
  • Pitt-Bradford
Valerie Kinloch holding up her hand and smiling with a young girl

New Pitt School of Education program supports future Black educators

The initiative seeks to add 35 Black teachers to the Pittsburgh Public School District over seven years.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Education
  • Community Impact
  • Teaching & Learning
De’Jovia Davis wearing blue and gold uniform

Pitt’s first Black female assistant drum major marches with passion and persistence

De’Jovia Davis may have been raised in the South, but she discovered her home at Pitt Band.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
People gathered in the Cathedral of Learning wearing black shirts

Save the date for these Black History Month programs at Pitt

See the Blue, Gold and Black Experience Gallery, contribute to a new digital archive and attend the Black Excellence Bash.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Blue Pitt box truck parked next to EV charging station.

Latest greenhouse gas inventory shows Pitt's progress toward carbon neutrality

A report led by grad student Jessica Vaden shows a decrease in campus emissions by almost a third since 2008.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Swanson School of Engineering
Haben Girma wearing red shirt in front of blue background

Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems marks 20 years with lecture on disability justice

Hear from human rights lawyer and White House Champion of Change Haben Girma Feb. 2 at 4:45 p.m.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Colorful illustration of microorganisms

How fecal transplants could transform cancer care

Changing bacteria in the gut can cause remarkable effects in some melanoma patients, Pitt researchers proved.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
Multiple red lanterns lit up in the dark to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Pitt student groups

Here are three ways to ring in the Year of the Tiger, beginning Feb. 1.

  • University News
  • Global
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Wellness Center nameplate with person standing next to it

Mental health professionals will now respond to crises on campus, thanks to a new partnership

The University Counseling Center and Pitt Police have launched a new initiative to de-escalate situations where students are in distress.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
Paintings of Malcolm X and others on display for Black History Month

How to find Pitt’s Black History Month events

This year's theme is the Blue, Gold and Black Experience.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Sweat bee covered in pollen standing on a bright yellow flower

Pitt biologists found hundreds of plant viruses hitchhiking on pollen

The first-of-its-kind study points to honeybees as a potential “superspreader” of plant disease.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
collage of new faculty member portraits

A Pitt hiring initiative aims to reduce racial disparities in the region

The program's goals are to engage more faculty to conduct research, educate students and engage in service.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Medicine
  • Swanson School of Engineering
Pitt nurses working together while wearing masks and yellow gowns

Pitt School of Nursing tops U.S. News & World Report online master’s ranking with a perfect score

Programs in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and the School of Education also ranked among the best in the nation.

  • University News
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Nursing
Woman in purple shirt getting a vaccine at a clinic in Homewood

Brush up on boosters

Get the latest info from the experts in Pitt’s COVID-19 Medical Response Office.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Covid-19
Panther statue in front of the Cathedral of Learning on a sunny day

4 Pitt faculty members named 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows

They join W.E.B. DuBois, Thomas Edison and Margaret Mead in having received one of science's highest honors.

  • Technology & Science
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Randi Congleton standing outside and smiling with arms folded

How Pitt’s assistant vice chancellor for diversity plans to bring more voices to the table

Randi Congleton adds a personal touch to equity and inclusion.

  • University News
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Students crossing a street in front of the Cathedral of Learning

Pitt received a $245,000 innovation grant to improve students’ careers and lives

The University of Pittsburgh joins 14 other institutions in Strada Education Network’s $10 million Beyond Completion Challenge.

  • University News
  • Students