The Plan for Pitt: Advance Educational Excellence

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While Pennsylvania was in the midst of COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders, Pitt senior Gina Watkins was digging into the reasoning behind past quarantine measures—finding racism and xenophobia were major players in policy decisions.
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Nick Trainer (A&S '10) double majored at the University of Pittsburgh in political science and history and has taken his love of politics into his current role as director of battleground strategy for the Donald Trump presidential campaign.
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Students on the Pittsburgh campus have new and reimagined places to learn and study, thanks to collaborations between Pitt offices and local partners.
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Recent changes at the University Library System have made it more efficient to find what you’re looking for and easier to get it into your hands.
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This back-to-school season, the PittEd Justice Collective convened a panel of experts for a webinar on how to create remote learning environments that are anti-racist and equitable.
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The Office of the Provost hosted and compiled a broad range of activities and resources for incoming graduate students to learn about their roles and explore options for connecting to their colleagues and the community.