Faculty & Teaching
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
In a year where the COVID-19 pandemic has altered usual in-person voting procedures and campaigns have raised early doubts about whether results will be accurate, Pitt experts say voters should be prepared for a range of outcomes.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Rae Mancilla and Andrea Hergenroeder from Pitt's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences shared how their physical therapy department has adapted to COVID-19 instruction and the Flex@Pitt model during a conference in Chile. Hergenroeder said she hopes to share her experiences with Flex@Pitt with other parts of the world in the near future.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
For Lori Campbell-Tanner’s students in her Harry Potter: Blood, Power, Culture course, the Flex@Pitt model has enabled an online learning environment as engaging as the literary world they explore.
Monday, October 19, 2020
Toren Finkel and Amy Wagner have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine for their work on aging and neuro-rehab, respectively.
Friday, October 16, 2020
Though not without its challenges, Kristin Butela says students in her Foundations of Biology Lab course are collaborating and communicating their work better than in years’ past, in part due to adjustments under Flex@Pitt.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Organic chemistry is tough in the best of times, but both students and instructor George Bandik report a successful course so far under Flex@Pitt.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Place your bets: Will a cantaloupe, cabbage or grapefruit launch farthest in a homemade trebuchet? Students at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg recently found out with the help of history instructor William Campbell.
Friday, September 11, 2020
Read how two courses—one in pharmacy and one in engineering—are succeeding under the Flex@Pitt model, as the University prepares to allow more in-person classes next week.
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.