Faculty & Teaching
Monday, August 24, 2020
This back-to-school season, the PittEd Justice Collective convened a panel of experts for a webinar on how to create remote learning environments that are anti-racist and equitable.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
As the U.S. celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, historian Laura Lovett draws parallels to today’s activism and the years of work that ultimately secured women the right to vote. Plus, the University Library System offers resources on the centennial.
Monday, August 17, 2020
From Afrofuturism in music to a new graduate certificate on transnational Asia, this academic year is set to offer students even more academic opportunities.
Friday, August 7, 2020
Rakíe Cham and Wissam Saidi, both in the Swanson School of Engineering, reflect on their childhoods in Lebanon and the recent explosions in Beirut.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Classroom schedules and availability, contact tracing, and faculty assessments and evaluations were among the questions fielded in a recent discussion.
Monday, July 27, 2020
As Pitt instructors prepare their fall classes, the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics is calling upon them to schedule a weeklong Black Study Intensive from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 to join in conversation about today’s racial justice movement.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel turned 60 this month, amid criticism for the way it handles race and racism. Geoffrey Glover from the Department of English offers ways to read the book in the context of today’s social justice movement.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
The Justice Collective is a new, three-year commitment led by School of Education Dean Valerie Kinloch that’s bringing Pitt and the community together in concrete ways to combat racism and revolutionize the educational landscape.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
As the fall semester approaches, schools and departments at Pitt are working to reinvent the usual ways of teaching and learning. Read about the latest developments in Flex@Pitt and how the Swanson School of Engineering is flexing its creative muscles for the benefit of students and faculty alike.
Monday, June 29, 2020
A professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Leading in the School of Education with secondary appointments in the Department of Linguistics and the Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program, Godley will serve as vice provost for graduate studies beginning July 1.