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Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management Scott Bernotas’ commitment to sustainability has helped move Pitt closer to its energy reduction goals and earned him a spot on Environment + Energy Leader’s list of 100 professionals making a difference in the field.
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Yates will lead the units that aid investigators in designing and performing research studies that meet current ethical standards and conform to all applicable laws and regulations.
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Pitt photographers share a collection of photos from a year like no other.
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Optimism is hardwired in most humans, says public health professor Steve Albert. If you don’t feel like you’re one of them right now, here are three perspectives on why, despite all that 2020 brought us, things are looking brighter.
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Faculty and staff are using their winter break to catch up on TV shows and explore socially relevant releases and bestsellers. Get inspired by their picks.
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Tonight through Dec. 14, Pittsburghers will have a chance to see the geminid meteor shower. Astronomy’s Sandhya Rao offers her tips for viewing.
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Pitt uses information from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for a variety of educational financing options, including scholarships and work study. That’s why it’s so important for students to fill out the FAFSA every year and as soon as possible.
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Though there is no in-person Holiday Open House for Pitt’s iconic Nationality Rooms this year, Pittwire has collected photos of years gone by to get you in the holiday spirit. Take a look.
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This year’s longstanding holiday tradition hosted by the University of Pittsburgh is a two-week virtual celebration of cultures from around the world.
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Diversity and inclusion and institutional resilience are key priorities for the fourth year of the Pitt Seed program.