Students

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Meet Pitt’s two newest Goldwater Scholars, Mark Farino and Asher Hancock. To date, 62 undergrads have received this top scholarship for STEM studies.
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The team has steamrolled opponents en route to a fifth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance; the Panthers will face Long Island University on April 14 in the first round of the tournament.
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The prestigious fellowships provide stipends and other support for outstanding graduate students in STEM fields. Pitt’s prep programs helped this year’s awardees make their application packages shine.
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Celebrate Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week with special events and activities, including a look back at some of our favorite stories about grad students.
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The annual variety show pits talented students from participating residence halls against one another to determine a judge’s favorite and a fan favorite. See which halls won this year’s virtual contest.
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They came in with the total solar eclipse and went out with a pandemic. The School of Medicine’s Class of 2021 was tested like no other—which made their residency match on Friday, March 19, all the more rewarding.
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As a master trainer at the Pete, Kunal Gandhi noticed that improper form during exercise was resulting in injuries. The app he developed to help recently won an award from the NFL.
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For Pitt-Greensburg junior Kyley Coleman, Instagram seemed like a simple way to show people where and how to start supporting Black-owned businesses. For business owners and customers, her 22,000-strong account became a lifeline and a community.
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The 15 Pitt recipients of the prestigious U.S. Fulbright Scholarship for 2020 are the most ever in the University of Pittsburgh’s history. For the 10th time in 11 years, Pitt was also named a top producing institution of Fulbright students.
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The University of Pittsburgh will distribute funds to approximately 15,200 students as part of the coronavirus relief package recently passed by Congress, the University announced today.