Personalized Education

Kathy Humphrey in a gray suit at a podium
Missing as few as two days of school per month can negatively affect a student’s academic performance, so Pitt and United Way are teaming up to help middle and high school students not miss class.
two women in nursing jackets taken from a side angle
A new school, new degree programs, new majors and opportunities for novel research open up to students as Pitt continues to anticipate the needs of an evolving workforce.
Pitt script logo created by class of 2016 members holding signs in Petersen Events Center
If the school year flies, the first week of the academic year is a whirlwind. For those new to campus, plugging in and finding basic services can be a challenge. Here's where to look.
Hritz in a lab coat standing in front of protein supplement bottles
Tom Hritz, clinical nutrition manager for UPMC Mercy and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, has been welcoming students into the clinic with him for nearly 13 years.
Pitt’s Shadow Bandits, a research team of students, faculty and staff, will livestream the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse and conduct research — from 100,000 feet — as part of a nationwide NASA project.
Frances Hesselbein
The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs will be home to the forum, named for Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and Pitt alumna Frances Hesselbein.
female student listens to lecture
The inaugural Pittsburgh Summer Program of Pitt's Center for Philosophy of Science hosted 15 students from around the U.S. and Canada with the long-term goal of bringing more women and people from underrepresented groups into the discipline.
two students from the Roc-ettes team
With partly cloudy skies and an inconsistent tail wind, the Pitt team members gave their 24-foot aircraft a running shove off a platform on the Allegheny River. Find out how they did.
On Aug. 5, the "Roc-ettes" team of engineers will put their skills to the test at Red Bull Flugtag, a flying-machine competition.
Pitt’s Innovation Institute reported its highest-ever numbers of startups, patents and invention disclosures as well as more than $4.3 million in precommercialization funding.