Faculty & Teaching
Thursday, April 1, 2021
A new Pitt College in High School course on sustainability is letting high school students experience a college undergraduate course—and it's becoming more than just a class for the students.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Pitt bioengineer Kacey Marra is creating new ways to help heal nerve injuries. A speech by Christopher Reeve inspired her into the field.
Friday, March 19, 2021
Picking a March Madness bracket is hard in the best of years, but what will the uncertainty of COVID bring to the 2021 NCAA basketball tournaments? Pitt sports analytics expert Konstantinos Pelechrinis shares his thoughts on this year’s matchups.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Artists and musicians are creating one-of-a-kind, digital-only work, some selling for record-setting millions. Pitt experts weigh in on the economic, technological, artistic and environmental considerations.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
In addition to learning the foundations of journalism, students in Brian Broome’s nonfiction course recently tried their hand at the art of the op-ed for the Pittsburgh Current.
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Sanford Asher has spent his career studying UV Raman spectroscopy, which uses ultraviolet light to excite molecules and determine the basic components of matter. Now, he’s using it to look for life on Mars.
Friday, February 26, 2021
Students in Jeffrey Hildebrand and Nancy Kaufmann’s lab course get valuable real-world experience—and recently, a publication credit—as they uncover why neural tubes fail to close during development.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
The Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum recognizes faculty members who integrate diversity and inclusion concepts into their courses and curricula at Pitt. See this year’s winners.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
From the University Times: Recipients of the Chancellor's Distinguished Awards all received letters from Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and will be awarded a $2,000 cash prize and a grant of $3,000 to support the recipient’s teaching, research or public service activities.
Friday, February 5, 2021
The first pregame poem, first matchup with home-field advantage, first female officiant: Pitt experts offer commentary on Sunday’s historic game. Plus, a branding pro on what to expect from this year’s commercials.