Personalized Education

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What does it mean to be an effective mentor or advisor to students today? Folks from Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University gathered last week to discuss inclusive excellence in higher ed.
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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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From an interdisciplinary series about water issues in Central Asia to new minors for less commonly taught languages, there’s lots to explore this year in academics at Pitt.
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An app matching students to tutors and a Netflix-like recommendation system to find mentors are among the projects funded by the Office of the Provost’s first Personalized Education Grants Program.
Sponsored by alumni Richard and Renée Goldman, the competition awarded three teams a total of $30,000 for their innovative ideas to improve education.
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Pitt's Advancing Inclusive Manufacturing program helps college students with conditions such as paraplegia, epilepsy and autism transition to careers in machining and engineering.
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The annual celebration of science and technology at the University of Pittsburgh is an opportunity for science professionals and aficionados alike to discover new research, network with colleagues and discuss topics affecting the scientific community.
The weeklong celebration includes dozens of events, workshops, musical performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and special guest speakers, focusing on the theme of displacement.