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Pitt Celebrates First Panthers Forward Class

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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Pride Initiatives Earn National Recognition

Pitt is building on a foundation of inclusiveness and awareness about LGBTQIA+ issues, inspiring student-led efforts and national praise.
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Photos, Personal Stories Featured in 'I Am_' Project on Transgender Young Adults

Undergraduate student Kate Koenig created the "I Am_" Project to chronicle the lives of transgender young people through in-depth Q&A interviews and photos. Her work was awarded the Iris Marion Young Award for Community Engagement.

Africana Studies Faculty Member Recognized by the Association for Africanist Anthropology

Yolanda Covington-Ward, an associate professor of Africana Studies, has been honored with the Elliot P. Skinner Book Award from...
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Graduating Senior Profile: Tamara Farrell

A graduate with degrees in economics and statistics and in gender, sexuality and women's studies, Tamara Farrell made the most of her time at Pitt in leadership positions and mentoring young students from diverse backgrounds.

Graduating Senior Profile: Zachary Grewe

Inspired by a talk on local queer history, Grewe began archiving gay and lesbian newspapers, magazines and other documents. He graduated April 30 with dual degrees in gender, sexuality and women's studies and psychology.