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The policy strengthens and clarifies faculty ownership of intellectual property and improves the mechanisms that return revenues to Pitt innovators, departments, schools and other research units when their inventions find commercial success.
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The framework serves as a blueprint of the forthcoming strategic plan, and the University’s strategic planners are looking for feedback on the draft from the Pitt community.
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Pitt will host vaccine clinics at the Petersen Events Center in the upcoming weeks and volunteers are needed to help the process run smoothly. Learn more about how to enroll as a volunteer.
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Since 2020, Pitt Eats Local has infused more than a half-million dollars into the community and helped Oakland neighborhood restaurants bridge the gap during COVID-19.
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Robert Zoellick, a key player in American foreign policy, shared his views on the essential traditions of diplomacy and his advice for today’s college students with a Pitt audience earlier this week.
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Following a comprehensive search, historian Nicola Foote from Arizona State University has been named the new dean of the University Honors College, effective July 1, 2021.
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Piloted in 2018, the Pathways platform enables advisors to share notes, connect with other offices and do more with data to provide a seamless student experience.
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Many students and families have been looking forward to celebrating their academic achievements at in-person commencement ceremonies this year. You can help make it happen.
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Keila Grinberg will move from Brazil to Pittsburgh this year, as the new director of Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies. She brings with her expertise on that region’s history of enslavement as well as Afro-Brazilian culture.
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Larry E. Davis, dean of Pitt’s School of Social Work from 2001-2018 and founding director of its Center on Race and Social Problems, died on March 30. Members of Pitt’s community are sharing reflections about Davis and his many contributions to the University and race, civil rights and social justice.