School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

A person in an apron prepares a meal in the kitchen

Social Distancing and Mealtime: Advice from a Pitt Nutrition Expert

Pitt instructor and nutritionist Caroline Passerrello shares reminders for making healthy meals from pantry staples for the whole family, including pets.
Circa. 1910 penny postcard of Reginald Fessenden's Brant Rock, Massachusetts radio tower.

Researchers Celebrate Pioneer’s Work on World Radio Day

On World Radio Day, Pitt faculty from engineering and health and rehabilitation sciences remember the work of Reginald Fessenden, who made technologies like music streaming, video chatting and podcasts possible.
Jay Darr, the director of the University Counseling Center

Counseling Center Director Responds to Students, Sees Growth Potential in First Year

Since his installation this February as University Counseling Center director, Jay Darr has hit the ground running, streamlining the center’s intake process and rolling out ThrivingCampus, an online directory connecting Pitt students to outpatient therapy resources.
tether device in foreground with swimmer in pool in the background wearing script Pitt swim cap

Tether Device Aims to Improve Swimmers’ Times, Go Beyond the Pool

A University of Pittsburgh research team has developed a new device for swimmers, called Impulse, which measures force production to aid coaches and athletes in determining better ways to improve performance and prevent injury. And they’re starting with students on Pitt’s Swimming and Diving team.