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When grief doesn't go away

Pitt researchers are trying to help people experiencing prolonged grief during the pandemic.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt recognizes community members creating a more just, equitable and inclusive University

The University Art Gallery and Associate Professor Gina A. Garcia were honored this week for their work.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Pitt named a new chief investment officer

Jeffer Choudhry will manage the University of Pittsburgh’s Consolidated Endowment Fund.

  • University News
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5 ways to stay connected during shelter in place

The Pittsburgh campus is under a shelter-in-place period until Jan. 26. Our student reporter shares ways to stay busy.

  • University News
  • Students
Pitt team using 3D scanners on ancient objects

Honors College undergrads are digitizing collections at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History

The group’s 3D scans will be featured in an upcoming exhibit showing how objects made their way from Egypt to Pittsburgh.

  • Technology & Science
  • Global
  • Students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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A day in the life of Three River Battalion’s ‘Star Man’

Senior Matthew Starinsky is charged with leading 217 fellow cadets from 14 colleges and universities in the greater Pittsburgh region.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Students
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What you need to know about Dry January

Taking a break from booze? Sober curious? Abstaining from alcohol can improve your health. Learn more about University resources for students.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Students
  • School of Medicine
  • University News
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Difficult Conversations: So you messed up. Here's how to apologize.

Karina Schumann, director of Pitt’s Conflict Resolution Lab, shares her tips in this Q&A.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Remembering the 1969 Computer Center Take Over

On Jan. 15, 1969, students in the Black Action Society staged a nonviolent sit-in to demand change from Pitt. Read four participants’ accounts in this oral history.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
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A Pitt astronomer is helping assemble the biggest-ever 3D map of the universe

The massive Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument project has already mapped millions of galaxies. It’s thanks to Jeff Newman that they know where to look.

  • Technology & Science
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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The University of Pittsburgh is launching an undergraduate public health program

More than 800 students have already applied for the inaugural class starting this fall.

  • Health and Wellness
  • University News
  • School of Public Health
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New scholarship agreement helps graduate students in the sciences

Pitt’s partnership with an all-women, all-volunteer philanthropic organization is getting deeper, stronger and planning for perpetuity.

  • University News
  • Innovation and Research
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Nursing
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Watch: The Pitt Time Capsule Project tracked the Class of 2021 from start to finish

Nine students shared how their lives changed in this Student Affairs video series.

  • Alumni
  • Students
  • Division of Student Affairs
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Our City/Our Campus
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These windows will outsmart the elements

The Pitt and Oxford researchers' design harnesses the sun’s energy in winter and reflects it in the summer.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Pitt dermatologists expand access to uninsured and underserved

MobileDerm offers care in "dermatology deserts" in Pennsylvania.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Medicine
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Got a New Year’s resolution? Pitt’s got resources.

Whether you want to exercise more, save money or quit smoking, Pitt is here to help students and employees live better in 2022.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
Mateus Martins standing with bicycle on the sidewalk.

This alum is making Pittsburgh’s roads more accessible for cyclists and pedestrians

Mateus Martins approaches traffic engineering with a focus on equity.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Alumni
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Understanding Pitt's strategic plan: our purpose

People, programs and purpose are the pillars of the new Plan for Pitt. Here are four ways the University intends to carry out its purpose of changing lives for the better.

  • University News
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How emotions fuel fake news on social media

Angry about that headline? Then you’ll probably share this story, Pitt researchers show.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Innovation and Research
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • School of Education
Gayle and Bill Pamerleau sitting on a rock, Galye with MSU sweater and Bill with Pitt sweater

Pitt vs. Michigan State is a win-win for this Pitt-Greensburg couple

Bill and Gayle Pamerleau, both long-time Pitt employees and Michigan State University alums, say they’re torn between the two teams facing off in the Peach Bowl.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Pitt-Greensburg