The Plan for Pitt: Engage in Research of Impact

Portrait of Valerie Kinloch

New Dean Chosen for School of Education

Valerie Kinloch, professor of literacy studies and the associate dean of diversity, inclusion and community engagement in Ohio State’s College of Education and Human Ecology, has been named the Renée and Richard Goldman Dean of the School of Education effective July 1, 2017.
Trauma Research

Pitt to Lead National Trauma Research Network

The Schools of the Health Sciences have been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense contract that could lead to $90 million in research over the next decade to improve trauma care for both civilians and military personnel.
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Understanding Why We Should Exercise

We all know that physical activity is good for our overall well-being. Yet, scientists have never determined exactly why that is. The University of Pittsburgh has been chosen by the National Institutes of Health for a large-scale collaboration to investigate why being active is beneficial for our health.
Kornelia Tancheva

University Library System Announces New Director

Kornelia Tancheva, associate university librarian for research and learning services at Cornell University Library, will be Pitt’s Hillman University Librarian and director of the University Library System (ULS) effective May 1, 2017.