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Pitt grad students are using data skills and business analytics to reduce homelessness. Five teams will present their solutions in the Katz school’s Super Analytics Challenge finals on Friday, March 26, with an impact report to follow.
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Picking a March Madness bracket is hard in the best of years, but what will the uncertainty of COVID bring to the 2021 NCAA basketball tournaments? Pitt sports analytics expert Konstantinos Pelechrinis shares his thoughts on this year’s matchups.
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Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University will use their wealth of scholarly expertise in a new Collaboratory Against Hate Research and Action Center. Its goals: to study extreme hate and its impact and develop tools that provide effective intervention for groups ranging from law enforcement to parents.
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The Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum recognizes faculty members who integrate diversity and inclusion concepts into their courses and curricula at Pitt. See this year’s winners.
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A group of Pitt students have created VaccinatePA, a crowdsourced website that shows COVID-19 vaccination sites and vaccine availability in Pennsylvania. Want to help? They’re looking for volunteers.
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The first pregame poem, first matchup with home-field advantage, first female officiant: Pitt experts offer commentary on Sunday’s historic game. Plus, a branding pro on what to expect from this year’s commercials.