The Plan for Pitt: Advance Educational Excellence

A Zoom meeting full of participants with the "heart" reaction on most panes
Nearly 200 attendees gathered virtually on April 7 to discuss weaving social justice into the K-12 curriculum. The event also featured poetry readings and live DJ sets between sessions.
Nicola Foote in a pink shirt and gray suit jacket
Following a comprehensive search, historian Nicola Foote from Arizona State University has been named the new dean of the University Honors College, effective July 1, 2021.
Abdesalam Soudi in a face mask, headphones and a blue jacket, at a computer
Piloted in 2018, the Pathways platform enables advisors to share notes, connect with other offices and do more with data to provide a seamless student experience.
A person in a white lab coat and blue gloves uses a pipette
The prestigious fellowships provide stipends and other support for outstanding graduate students in STEM fields. Pitt’s prep programs helped this year’s awardees make their application packages shine.
Vjosa Osmani speaking at a podium in a dark top
Vjosa Osmani (LAW ’05, ’15), a respected voice in Kosovo’s political circles and around the globe, is the new president of her native land. She’s the second woman to hold the position.
Two students standing next to one another before the pandemic
Celebrate Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week with special events and activities, including a look back at some of our favorite stories about grad students.
Keila Grinberg in a black top against a bright yellow wall
Keila Grinberg will move from Brazil to Pittsburgh this year, as the new director of Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies. She brings with her expertise on that region’s history of enslavement as well as Afro-Brazilian culture.