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Dick Thornburgh in a gray suit and red tie shaking a man's hand behind a lectern
The former Pennsylvania governor and U.S. attorney general was a champion of justice who left a lasting legacy both within and beyond the University.
A man in a face mask and white coat and blue gloves administers a vaccine to a person in a yellow face mask and black shirt
Students and faculty from Pitt’s School of Pharmacy made history at a vaccinating the vaccinators event on Dec. 16. It’s just the beginning of the massive effort to inoculate health care workers against COVID-19.
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While it might not feel like it, more than a few good things happened in 2020. Here are stories of Pitt people and programs that made the world better during a turbulent year.
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The end of the year is upon us, and we're all looking forward to enjoying the winter break. Watch Pitt's message and get in the holiday spirit.
A person with headphones conducts to a socially distanced choir in Heinz Chapel
Pitt’s Heinz Chapel Choir faced a number of challenges this year but came through the pandemic with a new album of holiday music.
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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.