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“If you can avoid it, you should avoid it, and there’s no reason to not take reasonable precautions,” says Madeleine Biache, a Pitt student who contracted COVID-19 this spring. See what advice she has for students as they return to campus this fall.
The Cathedral of Learning from an aerial perspective
From Afrofuturism in music to a new graduate certificate on transnational Asia, this academic year is set to offer students even more academic opportunities.
Molly Brandenburg holding a large metal decorative piece
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.
Grace McHale in a gray shirt in front of stained glass.
The University of Pittsburgh once again is among the nation’s top institutions for producing Fulbright students, breaking its own record with 14 students—who are now alumni—earning the prestigious scholarships for international study, teaching and research projects.
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The program, launched this year by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, aims to reduce federal student loan debt and, in turn, help new graduates gain greater economic stability.
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From study abroad programs to courses and events infused with a global perspective, efforts at Pitt continue to broaden horizons.
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Renewing existing partnerships with European institutes and universities and creating a new one with the Danish Energy Agency, the University of Pittsburgh looks to advance research initiatives and increase student and faculty exchanges.