Personalized Education

Arts festivals, parenting groups and professional development opportunities are highlighted in a new endeavor from Pitt's Office of Child Development.
Kakenya Ntaiya
The University of Pittsburgh’s Year of Diversity featured more than 200 events during the 2016-17 academic year and created an important base upon which the Pitt community can build.
students in an auditorium
A survey of graduate and professional students from all 14 schools shows a desire to be more connected and involved with the University.
The Tsinghua Scholars Program brings Chinese medical school students to Pitt for two years of rigorous biomedical research training. In June, 13 of the scholars became the first from the partnership to receive their MDs or PhDs.
The Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing researches systems that can be broken apart and reassembled, like Legos, and also withstand an extraterrestrial environment.
Designers, engineers and people with disabilities from around the world gathered for the first-ever Cybathlon, pitting the latest assistive technologies against each other on a simulated course.
Trauma Research
The Schools of the Health Sciences have been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense contract that could lead to $90 million in research over the next decade to improve trauma care for both civilians and military personnel.