The Plan for Pitt: Embrace the World

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CNN ‘Hero’ Raises the Bar on Social Entrepreneurship

In less than five years, Samir Lakhani (A&S ’15) has kept hundreds of tons of soap out of landfills and created jobs for disadvantaged women, all while saving lives. Now, this young social entrepreneur wants to do even more: Help 2.5 million people by the end of 2020.
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First Class of Pitt-China Partnership Graduates

The Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute provides a world-class engineering education that focuses on design, innovation and an international outlook. Meet some of its first alumni.
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New President Named for University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and University of Pittsburgh at Titusville

Catherine Koverola, inaugural provost and senior adviser at the African Leadership University in Mauritius, Africa, will begin her tenure at Pitt–Bradford and Pitt–Titusville on June 1, 2019. 
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Keeping an Eye on AI: Pitt Engineer Examines the Future of Intelligent Machines

Engineering researcher Ervin Sejdic studies the rapidly evolving technology and potential applications of artificial intelligence in machines, whether in health sciences or self-driving vehicles.