Department of Anthropology
Monday, February 22, 2021
The 15 Pitt recipients of the prestigious U.S. Fulbright Scholarship for 2020 are the most ever in the University of Pittsburgh’s history. For the 10th time in 11 years, Pitt was also named a top producing institution of Fulbright students.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
More than a billion people use Google Maps each month—but have you ever stopped to consider what makes the tool work? Tomorrow, a multidisciplinary series of virtual events celebrates the technology behind maps. Join a hackathon, test your knowledge at trivia or see an exhibit of cartographic curiosities, aka strange maps.
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Yesterday’s latest town hall, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in partnership with the Office of Health Sciences Diversity, featured an expert panel discussion of systemic racism, capitalism and the history of inequity and social justice in the U.S. Read a recap or watch the video.
Friday, April 24, 2020
Their job was to share their stories of life as students in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Read reflections from two social media ambassadors as they prepare to graduate.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
The Department of Africana Studies’ history of community-building and fostering critical conversations makes it an especially salient major for students wishing to tackle tough issues today. The new chair, Yolanda Covington-Ward, wants more people to know about it.
Monday, March 2, 2020
A group of Pitt educators is joining forces with museums and community partners to make climate change more tangible—and inspire people to act.
Friday, January 31, 2020
Pitt is one of a select number of universities honored with a Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement—a recognition of the many partnerships and initiatives that contribute to the well-being of our community.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Thursday, September 19, 2019
For the children of refugees and immigrants settling throughout the United States, the new way of life can feel very foreign. Pitt alumna Jenna Baron — through her nonprofit Alliance for Refugee Youth Support and Education — is finding ways to make them feel that they are truly where they belong.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019