Friday, October 16, 2020
Pitt senior Cedric Humphrey wanted to know what Joe Biden would say to young Black voters disappointed in the political system. During Thursday night’s ABC News town hall, he had a national stage to pose his question.
Thursday, October 8, 2020
In the internet age, misinformation can spread like wildfire—and, in the COVID-19 era, endanger lives. First-year student Thea Barrett is working with media organizations to help reduce its speed and reach.
Monday, October 5, 2020
Neuroscience major Lauren Nedrow made history last week as part of the inaugural class of female Eagle Scouts.
Thursday, October 1, 2020
From conducting self-led research on environmental justice to interviewing prominent Black Lives Matter activists Bree Newsome Bass and Darnell L. Moore for Pitt’s new anti-racism course, senior Oluchi Okafor is making their mark on vital contemporary issues.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Samantha Cortes (EDUC ’20) says the Panthers Forward program helped make her feel more connected during her final, untraditional year at Pitt. Seniors can apply for the program, which offers networking, mentoring and up to $5,000 toward federal student loans, through Sept. 20.
Friday, September 11, 2020
In addition to reciting the traditional Hippocratic Oath during their White Coat Ceremony, members of the School of Medicine’s Class of 2024 wrote their own class oath to acknowledge their ever-evolving responsibilities as physicians.
Friday, September 4, 2020
Senior Sai Bhatte and a committee of undergraduate and graduate students are working to keep campus open. “You hear complaints from your friends, your peers, your professors—to be in a position to take that to someone in power and make a change is really impactful,” she said.
Thursday, August 20, 2020
This week, Katie Fricchione (A&S ’12) is putting her Pitt degree to work as deputy director of public engagement for the DNC. And public health graduate student Amy Raslevich shared her personal story with the likes of Nancy Pelosi during a panel on health care coverage.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
The Office of the Provost hosted and compiled a broad range of activities and resources for incoming graduate students to learn about their roles and explore options for connecting to their colleagues and the community.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
When her spring plans were toppled, Ke’alohi Worthington made the best of it, with help from her advisor in the Graduate School of Public Health. Worthington’s internship with the Department of Health in Hawaii examined how COVID-19 has affected indigenous and other populations.