March 20, 2018
After 18 years as dean of the School of Dental Medicine and many more years at the University of Pittsburgh in various roles, Thomas W. Braun has retired. Braun spent his entire postsecondary education and career at Pitt.
March 19, 2018
Starting a conversation on a blind date can be intimidating, and the same might be said for researchers looking for just the right expert to help them take their ideas from concept to reality.
March 16, 2018
The Pitt Humanities, Engineering and Design Club is planning a June return to its work with the Emberá, an indigenous community in Panama’s Chagres National Park. On an October trip, the club installed solar panels and built a pedestrian bridge.
March 14, 2018
The University of Pittsburgh is creating a research, entrepreneurship and innovation hub to nurture and speed the development of new ideas and breakthrough technologies. The results could reinvent the way health care is delivered.
March 13, 2018
As reigning champions of STAT Madness — a bracket-style, national innovation contest — Pitt and UPMC hope this year’s entry, the emergency doctor video game Night Shift, can hold the crown.
March 13, 2018
The generosity and enthusiasm of the University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff sent the 2017 Pitt United Way campaign soaring — raising $673,962, the annual initiative’s highest total ever.
March 12, 2018
Dina Fradkin and Jahvon Dockery took home this year’s top undergraduate student awards at Pitt’s Honors Convocation, which celebrates the achievements of faculty members and students.
March 8, 2018
The community of University of Pittsburgh alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends responded to this year’s Pitt Day of Giving by donating a record-setting $9,029,828.
February 28, 2018
Second-year math major Laurel Alpern didn't expect to follow in her family's footsteps to the Pitt Rowing Club, but once she met the team, she was hooked. As the new season approaches, the rowers look forward to another record-breaking year.
February 27, 2018
One solution to the crisis of plastic pollution in oceans is to prevent plastic from becoming waste to begin with — and researchers from the Swanson School of Engineering aim to do just that.
February 27, 2018
After attending Pitt, Shawndya Simpson (SCI ’87, LAW ’90) made her way from assistant New York attorney general to bureau chief to civil court judge — then all the way to the Supreme Court of New York State.
February 26, 2018
In addition to directing Pitt’s Neuromuscular Research Laboratory and working on a NASA-funded project, Professor Bradley Nindl recently took command of the Southeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group in Nashville, Tennessee.
February 23, 2018
Bhavini Patel (A&S ’16) is combining her deep personal knowledge of immigrant communities with her research at the University of Oxford on extended refugee displacement.
February 21, 2018
Pitt senior and economics and neuroscience major Joseph Kannarkat is headed to the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom on a new version of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, which expands the program into science policy.
February 20, 2018
The University of Pittsburgh is among only 16 institutions to be named a top producer in both the Fulbright U.S. Student and Scholar programs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.