Diversity & Community
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
In Japan, the age of 20 is considered the beginning of adulthood. A group of Japanese women studying English at Pitt were away from home during the traditional national holiday, so the University and the community threw the students a party.
Friday, January 26, 2018
Undergraduate student Kate Koenig created the "I Am_" Project to chronicle the lives of transgender young people through in-depth Q&A interviews and photos. Her work was awarded the Iris Marion Young Award for Community Engagement.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The Just Discipline Project, created by social work assistant professor James Huguley, teaches fifth- and sixth-graders strategies for defusing peer conflicts.
Friday, January 5, 2018
All members of the Pitt community are invited to participate in events honoring the spirit and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Based on poet and playwright Langston Hughes’ adaptation of the classic nativity story, "Black Nativity" is marking its 24th year at the University of Pittsburgh, bringing a distinctive multicultural holiday experience to the city of Pittsburgh.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Thirty Nationality Rooms are decorated with holiday trimmings symbolic of the countries and heritages they represent, and tours celebrating the season are on offer to the public.
Friday, November 10, 2017
Over its 10 years, volunteers for Pitt Make a Difference Day have given 120,000 cumulative hours of service — and this year, it went national.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
The University, in collaboration with Pitt's Center for African American Poetry and Poetics, is set to honor Thaddeus Mosley (A&S '50) with the Distinguished Professional Achievement Award.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The weeklong celebration includes dozens of events, workshops, musical performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and special guest speakers, focusing on the theme of displacement.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
One in five college-age women and one in 14 college-age men have reported being a victim of a sexual assault while in college. Top officials and peer advocates from 13 regional colleges and universities are working to prevent these crimes.