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Students Explore History of Civil Rights

A group from Pitt recently took a 2,300-mile journey through historical sites in the South called “Returning to the Roots of Civil Rights.” This "classroom on the road" offered students opportunities to speak with some of America's most famous civil rights advocates.

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.

Lindsay C. Page Awarded Education Postdoctoral Fellowship

Lindsay C. Page has been awarded a 2017 NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Academy of Education. The program...
Katrina Loutzenhiser

Katrina Loutzenhiser Honored by Blackboard Inc.

Katrina Loutzenhiser, technology and media services director in the School of Education, has received Blackboard Inc.’s Exemplary...
John C. Weidman

John C. Weidman Honored with Exemplary Educator Award

John C. Weidman, a faculty member in higher and international development education in the School of Education’s Department of...
Ming-Te Wang

Ming-Te Wang Wins Richard E. Snow Award for Early Career Research Contributions in Educational Psychology

Ming-Te Wang, an associate professor in the School of Education, has been recognized for his early-career accomplishments by the...
Portrait of Valerie Kinloch

New Dean Chosen for School of Education

Valerie Kinloch, professor of literacy studies and the associate dean of diversity, inclusion and community engagement in Ohio State’s College of Education and Human Ecology, has been named the Renée and Richard Goldman Dean of the School of Education effective July 1, 2017.
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Understanding Why We Should Exercise

We all know that physical activity is good for our overall well-being. Yet, scientists have never determined exactly why that is. The University of Pittsburgh has been chosen by the National Institutes of Health for a large-scale collaboration to investigate why being active is beneficial for our health.