October 8, 2018
As new clinical director of the Aging Institute of UPMC, Anne Newman hopes to figure out why her fellow baby boomers are staying healthier for longer than past generations.
October 5, 2018
For centuries, people have speculated about the mind-body connection: Does one really affect the other? Neurobiologist Peter Strick’s research on brain pathways may hold answers.
October 3, 2018
An initiative of Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, the program will accommodate up to 150 seniors graduating in spring 2019. Those accepted will receive up to $5,000 toward their eligible student loan balance upon graduation.
October 1, 2018
Film and media studies professor Adam Lowenstein brings his expertise to Pittsburgh’s 50th anniversary celebration of the classic horror flick “Night of the Living Dead.”
September 28, 2018
When the Merck Inpatient Unit opened its doors in 1974, it was the only specialized inpatient unit for people with autism in the United States. More than 40 years later, it continues to help affected individuals throughout their lives.
September 26, 2018
In the tumult of 1968, a group of students gathered to form what would become the Black Action Society. The mission? To advocate for the concerns of Black students at Pitt and members of the local African American community.
September 24, 2018
Catherine, Ryan and Stephen Klauder — triplets in Pitt’s Class of 2022 — discovered a monumental connection to the University while researching colleges.
September 21, 2018
Heinz Memorial Chapel opens its doors for couples to proclaim their love anew during an informal Homecoming weekend event.
September 19, 2018
Pitt is building on a foundation of inclusiveness and awareness about LGBTQIA+ issues, inspiring student-led efforts and national praise.
September 17, 2018
Computers don’t operate like humans when solving complex problems. But Pitt researchers are asking, “What if they could?”
September 14, 2018
Ten students make up the first class of Pittsburgh Public Scholars, which offers all valedictorians and salutatorians of Pittsburgh Public Schools guaranteed admission to any Pitt campus, plus financial support for four years.
September 12, 2018
At Pitt’s Corneal Cell Biology Lab, researchers have developed an innovative way to address a common form of blindness — by converting stem cells to regrow part of the eye.
September 10, 2018
The new academic year brings the reveal of renovations at Hillman Library, updated computer labs and study areas, and new green spaces for gathering, among dozens of other projects.
September 6, 2018
Hari Sastry, currently director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources, will be nominated to the post during the full University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees’ September meeting.
September 5, 2018
The Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education and Outreach, led by Pitt geology and environmental science researchers, invites the community to its Sept. 6 forum.