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Inaugural Goldman Prize Competition Seeks to Improve Education Through Innovation

Sponsored by alumni Richard and Renée Goldman, the competition awarded three teams a total of $30,000 for their innovative ideas to improve education.
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Engineering Program Helps People With Disabilities Advance Professional Development

Pitt's Advancing Inclusive Manufacturing program helps college students with conditions such as paraplegia, epilepsy and autism transition to careers in machining and engineering.
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Science 2017 Highlights Art, Business, Technology and Science Speaking for Itself

The annual celebration of science and technology at the University of Pittsburgh is an opportunity for science professionals and aficionados alike to discover new research, network with colleagues and discuss topics affecting the scientific community.

International Week Highlights Global Reach

The weeklong celebration includes dozens of events, workshops, musical performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and special guest speakers, focusing on the theme of displacement.
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Robotics Team Meets Mission Impossible

After besting all the other teams in the 2017 International Aerial Robotics Competition Mission 7, the Pitt Robotics and Automation Society sets about refining its approach in hopes of completing the full, nearly impossible challenge at next year's event.
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Psychology Researcher Wants to Figure Out How Adults and Children Learn Math

Assistant professor of psychology Melissa Libertus has always loved math — and she's working to help more children and adults love it, too.
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Peer Mentoring Program Helps Students From China Adjust to College Life in Pittsburgh

The new program, called Pitt to You, connected Pittsburgh students with their future classmates during travels around China.
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Cancer Research Program Receives $30 Million

The Henry L. Hillman Foundation has made a commitment of $3 million per year for 10 years for ongoing support of the Hillman Fellows for Innovative Cancer Research Program, where researchers cultivate novel cancer discoveries that improve patient care.
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Community Invited to Give Input on Master Plan

The comprehensive plan, the first of its kind in a half-century, will examine the physical and social environment of the campus, including student housing, transportation, athletics, utility infrastructure and use of existing space.
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'Pitt Tonight' and Tomorrow: Emmy-nominated Student Production Makes a Lasting Mark

Jesse Irwin (A&S '17) wanted to start a late-night talk show at Pitt. With a student crew and film studies Assistant Professor Robert Clift's support, he made it happen in three months — and snagged an Emmy nod.