Two Pitt projects will blast off to the International Space Station this spring to study microgravity’s effects on people and spacecrafts. The research brings together faculty, students and a tiny, see-through crustacean.Read about the projects
After Massachusetts’ 2006 expansion of health insurance coverage, advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services, found a team led by Pitt Public Health’s Lindsay Sabik.Go deeper into the data
Pitt virologists answer questions concerning coronavirus and how the recent outbreak started.Read about the virus
Margaret Weitekamp (A&S ’93), the curator and department chair of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Space History Department, uses her passion for storytelling to encourage visitors to inquire about the past, and ignite their interest in the 5,000 artifacts under her charge.Learn about her work
With support from an Honors College alumnus and political science professor, Meital Rosenberg (A&S ’17) recently earned first-author credit in Nature Sustainability for her undergraduate research on gender dynamics and electricity access in India.Learn about the findings
Alumnus Herb Douglas (EDUC ’48, ’50G), the oldest living African American Olympic medalist, says plans for new training spaces for athletes will bring recruiting and Pitt Athletics to new heights.Learn more
For every 1,000 solar panels installed in Australian neighborhoods, seven percent of the neighbors will switch from skepticism to belief in climate change, a recent study by Assistant Professor of Economics Andrea La Nauze found.What could this mean for your neighborhood?