The Plan for Pitt: Advance Educational Excellence

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Pitt epidemiologist Dara Mendez will lead a conversation about race, women’s health and inequity with scholar Dána-Ain Davis on Feb. 26, as part of the Graduate School of Public Health’s One Book, One Community program. Anyone is welcome to attend.
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In the 1960s, Pittsburgh hosted one of the first professional ambulance services in the nation, Freedom House. A new partnership is building on that legacy and once again changing the face of prehospital care.
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Join the more than 800 advisors, mentors, faculty and administrators from universities nationwide who have registered to attend the March 11 virtual event, now in its fourth year.
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Students in Jeffrey Hildebrand and Nancy Kaufmann’s lab course get valuable real-world experience—and recently, a publication credit—as they uncover why neural tubes fail to close during development.
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The Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum recognizes faculty members who integrate diversity and inclusion concepts into their courses and curricula at Pitt. See this year’s winners.
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From the University Times: Recipients of the Chancellor's Distinguished Awards all received letters from Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and will be awarded a $2,000 cash prize and a grant of $3,000 to support the recipient’s teaching, research or public service activities.
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The 15 Pitt recipients of the prestigious U.S. Fulbright Scholarship for 2020 are the most ever in the University of Pittsburgh’s history. For the 10th time in 11 years, Pitt was also named a top producing institution of Fulbright students.