Office of the Provost

Expert Offers Tips for Teaching Online

Cynthia Golden, associate vice provost and executive director of Pitt’s Center for Teaching and Learning, has advice for faculty members as they shift their courses online.
Tyler Bray (left) and Jacob Meadows (right) bioengineering seniors in Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering, in blue Pitt jackets, sitting at a table with their Posture Protect vest on top.

Undergrad Innovators Design Wearable Device to Aid People in Posture

Posture Protect doesn’t just help users sit up straight—it could help people with Parkinson’s disease avoid falls. The student innovation effort that started in Joseph Samosky’s bioengineering course is nearing a pilot program in clinics.
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Initiative Advances Public Art on Campus

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Teaching Center Honors Four with Advancing Educational Excellence Award

The University Center for Teaching and Learning recognized Charline Rowland, teaching consultant; Mark Vehec, web developer;...
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U.N. Forum Focuses on Pittsburgh as Leader in Advancing Sustainable Development Goals

Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd participated in a forum with Mayor William Peduto and other regional leaders to share accomplishments and commitments to help improve our part of the planet.
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Campus Mentors, Advisers Share Strategies to Address Changing Student Needs

More than 200 faculty, staff and students recently gathered to share ideas for fostering deeper mentoring and advising relationships and using technology to better serve students at Pitt.
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Pitt Launches Groundbreaking Program in Ongoing Effort to Support Students With Financial Need

The Pitt Success Pell Match Program will leverage the power of the U.S. Department of Education’s Pell Grant program by matching these federal funds, dollar for dollar, up to the cost of attendance for eligible students across all five of Pitt’s campuses.
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Pitt Sets Course for Student Success With Inaugural Advanced Analytics Summit

Imagine a tool that looks at a student’s specific interests, experiences and goals and lights the way along a personalized path. Pitt is leading the discussion on how advanced analytics can create such tools — and lead to student success.