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Abdesalam Soudi in a face mask, headphones and a blue jacket, at a computer
Piloted in 2018, the Pathways platform enables advisors to share notes, connect with other offices and do more with data to provide a seamless student experience.
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The prestigious fellowships provide stipends and other support for outstanding graduate students in STEM fields. Pitt’s prep programs helped this year’s awardees make their application packages shine.
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Celebrate Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week with special events and activities, including a look back at some of our favorite stories about grad students.
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Pitt bioengineer Kacey Marra is creating new ways to help heal nerve injuries. A speech by Christopher Reeve inspired her into the field.
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The annual variety show pits talented students from participating residence halls against one another to determine a judge’s favorite and a fan favorite. See which halls won this year’s virtual contest.
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Artists and musicians are creating one-of-a-kind, digital-only work, some selling for record-setting millions. Pitt experts weigh in on the economic, technological, artistic and environmental considerations.
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The economic value of insect pollinators such as honeybees and butterflies is a whopping $34 billion, a recent Pitt study found.
Emily Klonicki in a black jacket and white top against a brown background
In 2018, Pitt student Emily Klonicki was an intern at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory trying to make sure “freeloader” bacteria didn’t make it to Mars. Today, she’s a full-time NASA planetary protection engineer pushing the boundaries of science and tech.