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Experts from the Swanson School of Engineering, the School of Computing and Information and the Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security join a new consortium to produce methods, standards and tools to address complex cybersecurity vulnerabilities in manufacturing.Learn more
Pitt experts know moving back home during a pandemic and sheltering in place around loved ones isn’t easy. Here are some of their tips for prioritizing your health and well-being during this time and throughout the holidays—and talking to friends and family about the same.Learn more
In an effort to continue offering flexible modes of learning and foster student engagement through an extended winter recess, the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will offer 10 remote courses in a first-ever winter session to all Pitt students.Learn more about the winter session
As Pitt’s fall term comes to a close in an academic year like no other, the need for flexibility amid changing postures due to COVID-19 has been the rule. Here to help is a handy guide to important dates and updates for Pittsburgh campus students and employees on housing, building access, libraries, dining and more.
More than a billion people use Google Maps each month—but have you ever stopped to consider what makes the tool work? Tomorrow, a multidisciplinary series of virtual events celebrates the technology behind maps. Join a hackathon, test your knowledge at trivia or see an exhibit of cartographic curiosities, aka strange maps.Learn more
On Monday, Moderna became the second company to announce promising early results of its Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial. The Pittsburgh site, led by Pitt’s Judy Martin, has seen more than 250 Pittsburghers roll up their sleeves to volunteer.Learn more
Veteran Tristan Wimmer (BUS ’20G) BASE jumped 22 times in one day to raise awareness of the estimated 22 veterans who die by suicide each day. He’s spending this Veterans Day in the Utah desert with a fellow veteran who is duplicating his feat.Read more
The University received two awards from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities for its achievements in community, social and cultural development—particularly within the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood—and internationalization work and global engagement efforts.Learn more
Many careers today require more tech skills than ever. Pitt’s Community Engagement Center in the Hill District has launched multiple initiatives for school-aged students and adults to boost science and tech literacy in the city.Read more
A first-of-its kind partnership aims to bridge the digital divide by providing high-speed internet to local school students in need. Pitt’s contribution: A powerful beam transmitted from atop the Cathedral of Learning.Learn more