Tuesday, October 10, 2017
After besting all the other teams in the 2017 International Aerial Robotics Competition Mission 7, the Pitt Robotics and Automation Society sets about refining its approach in hopes of completing the full, nearly impossible challenge at next year's event.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
The new program, called Pitt to You, connected Pittsburgh students with their future classmates during travels around China.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Jesse Irwin (A&S '17) wanted to start a late-night talk show at Pitt. With a student crew and film studies Assistant Professor Robert Clift's support, he made it happen in three months — and snagged an Emmy nod.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
With partly cloudy skies and an inconsistent tail wind, the Pitt team members gave their 24-foot aircraft a running shove off a platform on the Allegheny River. Find out how they did.
Friday, August 4, 2017
On Aug. 5, the "Roc-ettes" team of engineers will put their skills to the test at Red Bull Flugtag, a flying-machine competition.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
A group from Pitt recently took a 2,300-mile journey through historical sites in the South called “Returning to the Roots of Civil Rights.” This "classroom on the road" offered students opportunities to speak with some of America's most famous civil rights advocates.
Friday, May 12, 2017
College of General Studies graduate Syed Kaleem's work at Just Harvest and the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh food pantry has helped to prepare him to tackle difficult, large-scale issues at the intersection of health and policy.
Monday, May 8, 2017
A U.S. Army National Guard member, Chen graduated with a neuroscience degree. When he's not organizing TEDx events on campus, he's probably in the lab researching drugs to treat neuromuscular disorders.
Friday, May 5, 2017
A graduate with degrees in economics and statistics and in gender, sexuality and women's studies, Tamara Farrell made the most of her time at Pitt in leadership positions and mentoring young students from diverse backgrounds.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Inspired by a talk on local queer history, Grewe began archiving gay and lesbian newspapers, magazines and other documents. He graduated April 30 with dual degrees in gender, sexuality and women's studies and psychology.