The Plan for Pitt: Advance Educational Excellence

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In the internet age, misinformation can spread like wildfire—and, in the COVID-19 era, endanger lives. First-year student Thea Barrett is working with media organizations to help reduce its speed and reach.
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Organic chemistry is tough in the best of times, but both students and instructor George Bandik report a successful course so far under Flex@Pitt.
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Acting Dean of the Pitt Honors College and professor of business administration Audrey J. Murrell was nominated by Pittsburgh...
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In its first year, the groundbreaking program for students with high unmet financial need essentially closed the retention gap for those eligible for federal Pell Grants—what Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd calls a “truly remarkable feat.”
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A team of undergraduate students and faculty members is using techniques from engineering to provide a picture of how well students are complying with safety standards on the Pittsburgh campus.
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The University’s chapter of Women in International Security is hosting a public conference next week focused on peace and security in uncertain times. Learn more about the group and its efforts to bring women into security careers.
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From conducting self-led research on environmental justice to interviewing prominent Black Lives Matter activists Bree Newsome Bass and Darnell L. Moore for Pitt’s new anti-racism course, senior Oluchi Okafor is making their mark on vital contemporary issues.