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The new agreement strengthens the trade skills program in Pittsburgh’s East End and suburbs while reaching workers in Crawford County.
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New treatments target different stages of COVID-19, including before patients become sick enough to need hospitalization, write Pitt medicine's William G. Bain, Georgios D. Kitsios and Tomeka L. Suber for The Conversation.
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At the Feb. 26, 2021, meeting of the Board of Trustees, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher revisited some of the challenges and successes since the group’s last meeting in September. Here are the highlights.
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Students in Jeffrey Hildebrand and Nancy Kaufmann’s lab course get valuable real-world experience—and recently, a publication credit—as they uncover why neural tubes fail to close during development.
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Join the more than 800 advisors, mentors, faculty and administrators from universities nationwide who have registered to attend the March 11 virtual event, now in its fourth year.
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In the 1960s, Pittsburgh hosted one of the first professional ambulance services in the nation, Freedom House. A new partnership is building on that legacy and once again changing the face of prehospital care.
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There’s still time to register for the third annual Community Engaged Scholarship Forum, focused on advancing community resiliency. Learn more about the virtual forum’s themes and keynote speakers.
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The Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum recognizes faculty members who integrate diversity and inclusion concepts into their courses and curricula at Pitt. See this year’s winners.
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Eight members of Pitt’s Black community convened Wednesday evening to discuss their experiences and what still needs to be done to ensure that Pitt is a just and equitable institution. Watch the K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month Program or read a recap of the conversation.
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Projects funded include vision research and treatments, the LifeX life sciences startup accelerator and vaccine research.
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From the University Times: Recipients of the Chancellor's Distinguished Awards all received letters from Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and will be awarded a $2,000 cash prize and a grant of $3,000 to support the recipient’s teaching, research or public service activities.
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More than 11,100 donors from all 50 states gave to scholarships, research, academic programs, student organizations, athletics and other University vital initiatives. See who won challenge funds and the Color Your Cathy contest.
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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 Ad Hoc Committee on Fossil Fuels has publicly posted a report that presents the University of Pittsburgh’s Board of Trustees with an array of findings and options to consider at its next public meeting on Feb. 26, 2021. Public comments provided by Feb. 23 on the report will be shared with board members in advance of the meeting.
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A keynote panel at the upcoming Community Engaged Scholarship Forum will discuss how we can help neighborhoods and local institutions more deeply understand one another and strengthen their connections.