Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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#GivingTuesday Illustrates Shift in Philanthropy

Young people are donating more money, time and gifts to charity as it becomes easier through social media and online campaigns like #GivingTuesday — the philanthropic response to the consumerist Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
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Student Veterans Club Answers Call of Duty

Pitt Vets members reach out beyond the University campus to serve the community and region while also helping student veterans adjust to college life.

International Week Highlights Global Reach

The weeklong celebration includes dozens of events, workshops, musical performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and special guest speakers, focusing on the theme of displacement.
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Hesselbein Leadership Forum Established in Partnership with Distinguished Alumna

The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs will be home to the forum, named for Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and Pitt alumna Frances Hesselbein.
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Seven Alumni Make Pittsburgh Business Times '30 Under 30' List

For its inaugural 30 Under 30, the Pittsburgh Business Times selected seven Pitt alumni as city influencers. They include...

Lindsay Hilton Retchless at Pitt-Bradford Receives Fitzgibbons Award

Lindsay Hilton Retchless, director of alumni relations at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, received this year’s Gloria...

Two Pitt Startups Earn Top Ranking

The National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer chose Pitt startups Aeronics and uTranslated to attend its University Startups Conference and Demo Day in Washington, D.C.

Colombia Visit Renews Ties, Grows Partnerships Between Universities

Exploring 21st-century global partnership opportunities while renewing bonds that date to 1948, the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC traveled to Colombia in May for a weeklong visit.

Henry Hillman: Man of Innovation, Generosity

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.
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Misti McKeehen, Kristen Maser Michaels Recognized for Community Activism

Pitt staffers Misti McKeehen and Kristen Maser Michaels are included in theincline.com’s Who’s Next listing of the top 20 up-and-...