The Plan for Pitt: Build Foundational Strength

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Celebrate Pitt Day of Giving

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty and staff are invited to come together and support Pitt. It’s easy to make a gift to the area that matters most to you.

Thank a Physician on National Doctors’ Day

The Pitt community is grateful for all the dedicated doctors working during the pandemic (and every day). Share your gratitude with @PittTweet and follow @PittMedMag for stories of physicians doing great things in honor of #NationalDoctorsDay on March 30.
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Five Mental Health Experts on Coping with Social Distancing

Feeling worried? From managing time on social media to helping others, Pitt experts share calming strategies for those who are anxious or struggling with mental health issues during the pandemic.
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From the Chancellor: Pittsburgh's Race to Protect the Helpers

In his op-ed for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher reminds the Pittsburgh community to "look for the helpers"—especially researchers and health care providers.
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Social Distancing and Mealtime: Advice from a Pitt Nutrition Expert

Pitt instructor and nutritionist Caroline Passerrello shares reminders for making healthy meals from pantry staples for the whole family, including pets.
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Africana Studies Returns to Its Roots

The Department of Africana Studies’ history of community-building and fostering critical conversations makes it an especially salient major for students wishing to tackle tough issues today. The new chair, Yolanda Covington-Ward, wants more people to know about it.
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Five Takeaways from the 2020 Mentoring and Advising Summit

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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From University Times: Inside the University’s Emergency Operations Center

With COVID-19 looming as a public health threat, people from throughout the University are looking at all the different issues Pitt could encounter if the disease spreads near or on its campuses. Peek behind the scenes at the Emergency Operations Center.
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New Group Therapy Option is Runaway Success

Two clinicians at Pitt are reaching more students by combining group therapy with running. Find out how Running Forward and other campus resources are helping students build community around mental health and well-being.