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The legacy built by Henry Hillman and his family will resound for generations, not only at the University of Pittsburgh but also throughout the region.
The University Library System has published Ledger, the first peer-reviewed academic journal solely devoted to research on cryptocurrency.
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.
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Kathleen M. Blee, a Pitt faculty member and associate dean for graduate studies who has researched activist groups and racial violence for more than 30 years, starts her deanship in August.
Best known for his work with Jonas Salk developing the first effective polio vaccine, Julius Youngner's career in science spanned more than 60 years, influenced a generation of virologists and saved innumerable lives.
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First-generation college student Susan Pisarcik is one of just 10 honorees from the United States. The award will pay for a fieldwork project where she will study the refugee population in rural Germany.
Rachel Fryatt assists children
Audiology student Rachel Fryatt recognized a need at the Birmingham Free Clinic and took action.
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Vivian Davidson Hewitt (SIS '44), the first African-American librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, has spent decades amassing one of the premiere collections of African-American artwork in the world.
Rob A. Rutenbar aims to help coordinate research efforts and build up plans for infrastructure for multidisciplinary collaboration.
lightbulb with a brain in it
Student-designed MediCase lands the grand prize among the array of innovations presented in the Randall Family Big Idea Contest.
Heather Lyke was introduced as Pitt's new athletic director at a press conference in the Petersen Events Center.
The first female athletic director in Pitt's history, Lyke brings with her a history of nationally lauded successes and a track record exemplifying her dedication to student-athletes.
Humane Society Chef Wanda White offers up a large whip of aquafaba meringue cookie batter for the Pitt Dining chefs to sample.
In one-on-one sessions with Dining Services staff, food committee meetings and on social media, students have voiced interest and requests for more dishes that don’t contain meat.
University of Pittsburgh Day of Giving logo
To celebrate the University's 230th anniversary on Feb. 28, Pitt launched its first-ever Day of Giving, and the community responded.
Journalists Ellen Nakashima and Andrei Soldatov answered several questions from the audience.
Discussion ranged from early cybercriminals to how espionage has evolved to just how secure our iPhones are today
Vice Provost for Research Mark Redfern says "this is not something for just sociology and social work; this is something for the entire University to come together,” citing disciplines including pharmacy, engineering and biomedical informatics.