The Plan for Pitt: Embrace the World

Sabine Deitrick against a red background in a beige jacket
Sabina Deitrick, associate dean of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, was inducted to the Urban Affairs...
Lisa Schrieber in a black top
Lisa Schreiber, alumna of the School of Computing and Information (SCI) and member of the school’s board of visitors, has been...
A dancer in for the Philippine Nationality Room Dedication
Pitt’s Nationality Rooms are offering a series of ethnic and cultural videos on the program’s Facebook page. An effort that’s...
Burton Lee in a dark blue suit and light blue collared shirt
Critical care docs Burton Lee and Megan Acho have developed peer-reviewed videos to help train doctors outside the field use ventilators on COVID-19 patients. Lee says his medical colleagues’ willingness to learn and stretch during the pandemic has been one of its positive outcomes.
A depiction of a globe with a field and clouds within
A new podcast from CB Bhattacharya and the Center for Sustainable Business brings global expertise to questions of how to prioritize sustainability during the pandemic. Each week, listen to the 15-minute conversations with leaders from companies like Google and IBM.
Taylor Smith and Mike Riederer taking a selfie together
Pitt undergrads were part of a local EMT crew deployed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist in New York City this spring. Rising junior Taylor Smith said, “I’ve never seen hospitals so full.”
Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg and Duquesne University President Ken Gormley
A new series from Pitt’s Institute of Politics and the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy will feature discussions to better understand governance issues in restoring the economy and operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first installment covers historical mistakes and overreach made by governments during times of crisis.