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The Pitt Global Ties game night connected domestic and international students across the country for an evening of fun and food.
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Check out the University’s newest academic offerings, including a sports studies certificate, museum studies major, redesigned MBA program and more.
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The policy strengthens and clarifies faculty ownership of intellectual property and improves the mechanisms that return revenues to Pitt innovators, departments, schools and other research units when their inventions find commercial success.
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The Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement project is a national training and support initiative for U.S. law enforcement agencies committed to building a culture of peer intervention that prevents harm.
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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 framework serves as a blueprint of the forthcoming strategic plan, and the University’s strategic planners are looking for feedback on the draft from the Pitt community.
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Undergrad Riley Wolynn and her father Todd Wolynn (MED '92) teamed up to study misinformation surrounding vaccines online.
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Join a tour of the 9,000-square-foot facility and learn about programs at the CEC in the Hill online or in person May 14-15. The newest Community Engagement Center is the result of years of partnerships between Hill District residents and Pitt.
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Pitt will host vaccine clinics at the Petersen Events Center in the upcoming weeks and volunteers are needed to help the process run smoothly. Learn more about how to enroll as a volunteer.
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On the 66th anniversary of the Salk polio vaccine being declared safe and effective, Pitt premieres a new film, “Chasing Covid,” that draws parallels between that event and Pitt’s current global collaboration on vaccine research.
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Since 2020, Pitt Eats Local has infused more than a half-million dollars into the community and helped Oakland neighborhood restaurants bridge the gap during COVID-19.
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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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What can vaccine proponents, clinicians and public health communicators learn from anti-vaxxers? A lot, say Pitt researchers. See what they suggest.
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Robert Zoellick, a key player in American foreign policy, shared his views on the essential traditions of diplomacy and his advice for today’s college students with a Pitt audience earlier this week.
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Nearly 200 attendees gathered virtually on April 7 to discuss weaving social justice into the K-12 curriculum. The event also featured poetry readings and live DJ sets between sessions.