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The teams in this year’s Randall Family Big Idea Competition couldn’t be stopped—competitors asked the organizers to go digital, and they obliged. See the winners.
Sarah Elizabeth Steward and Jordan Fields
The Emma W. Locke Award winner is Sarah Steward and the Omicron Delta Kappa Senior of the Year Award winner is Jordan Fields.
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The Hemolung respiratory assist system, which was designed at the University of Pittsburgh, has been granted emergency use authorization from the FDA to treat lung failure caused by COVID-19.
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The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of Pittsburgh has awarded $900,000 to 17 studies to address different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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On April 26, 2020, thousands of viewers tuned in to watch the virtual commencement ceremony—the first celebration of its kind at Pitt. Watch the video here.
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The University of Pittsburgh has been named the top public university in the Northeast, according to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. This is the fourth time in five years that Pitt has received this No. 1 recognition.
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Could “Cathy” be the next “Sweet Caroline”? Biology major and graduating senior Dhyan Rajamani has a new anthem for the Pitt community that’s sure to stick in your head.
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University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick Gallagher today announced that he and his senior leadership team have committed a portion of their salaries to support students and the Pitt community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Get to know Pitt’s alumni magazine with an editor-curated collection of articles from their archives.
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Their job was to share their stories of life as students in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Read reflections from two social media ambassadors as they prepare to graduate.
Lisa Coe standing in front of a swimming pool carrying a rainbow flag
Tackling today's challenges requires more than an educated mind and the right tools: It takes a heart of gold. Meet some of the student leaders making a difference at Pitt—where the challenge is always accepted.
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Pitt psychologist Sophia Choukas-Bradley has developed a scale for gauging body image consciousness, and using it, she’s found that teens think about the way they present to an online audience, even in their offline moments.
Regina Munsch and Mark Novales, both wearing black
Regina Munsch and Mark Novales came to Pitt for different reasons, but each had a gut feeling: it was a good match from the start. Now, they’re set to graduate, and will cheer on their classmates as the undergraduate speakers at Sunday’s celebration of the Class of 2020.
Christopher Darby in front of a blackboard, wearing a blue Pitt shirt
Pitt’s 14 Heinz Fellows are providing something in short supply nowadays: consistency for kids. The fellows have been serving as role models and mentors to elementary, middle and high school students in the Pittsburgh area through the COVID-19 crisis.
Prince Matthews in a pink shirt and black suit, and Stephanie Wiltman
Meet Prince Matthew and Stephanie Wiltman—the graduate students speaking at Sunday’s celebration of the Class of 2020.