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Making It Work While Working from Home

Working from home is the new norm for many employees. University of Pittsburgh experts share their advice for creating a more ergonomic work space, making time for exercise and more.
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Staffer Summons Satan for Starring Role

As part of the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, public health project manager Scott O’Neal recently debuted the role of Satan in a metal opera based on “Paradise Lost.” The production was the brainchild of Stewart Copeland of The Police.
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Librarian Helps Aspiring Entrepreneurs Clear Pathways to Their New Ventures

LaMonica Wiggins, the new entrepreneurship librarian at Pitt’s University Library System, works with people who are exploring new business ventures and assists them with industry, company and market research to support their ideas.
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Librarian Helps Families of Mentally Ill Access Support, Resources With New Guide

In her new book, advocate and law librarian Linda Tashbook offers practical advice as well as nuts-and-bolts legal information that family members of those with mental illness need.
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Pitt, in Partnership With UPMC, Hires Kristin Davitt to Lead Development in Key Role

The role — which is new to both institutions — will see Davitt directing institutional advancement for the University and leading the Medical and Health Sciences Foundation, which raises funds for all of Pitt’s Schools of the Health Sciences and UPMC.
Kiersten Todt

National Cybersecurity Expert Joins Pitt's Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security

Kiersten Todt, the former executive director of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, will be representing Pitt’s Cyber Institute in Washington, D.C.
Heather Lyke was introduced as Pitt's new athletic director at a press conference in the Petersen Events Center.

Heather Lyke Appointed Athletic Director

The first female athletic director in Pitt's history, Lyke brings with her a history of nationally lauded successes and a track record exemplifying her dedication to student-athletes.
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New Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security Positions Pitt as Leader in Cyber Fields

The new institute, headed by former United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania David J. Hickton, aims to build on Pitt’s existing strengths in the area of cybersecurity and will provide a platform for innovative solutions to meet ever-evolving threats.