The Plan for Pitt: Promote Diversity and Inclusion
Friday, August 11, 2017
The inaugural Pittsburgh Summer Program of Pitt's Center for Philosophy of Science hosted 15 students from around the U.S. and Canada with the long-term goal of bringing more women and people from underrepresented groups into the discipline.
Monday, August 7, 2017
For wheelchair users, increased upper-body strength could improve their quality of life. A Pitt study is looking at whether vibrating weights could speed up the weight-training process.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Arts festivals, parenting groups and professional development opportunities are highlighted in a new endeavor from Pitt's Office of Child Development.
Monday, July 24, 2017
The University of Pittsburgh’s Year of Diversity featured more than 200 events during the 2016-17 academic year and created an important base upon which the Pitt community can build.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Inspirational stories of pioneering lives highlighted Pitt's African American Alumni Council ceremony in June, during which five alumni were honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Friday, June 2, 2017
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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Designers, engineers and people with disabilities from around the world gathered for the first-ever Cybathlon, pitting the latest assistive technologies against each other on a simulated course.
Friday, May 5, 2017
A graduate with degrees in economics and statistics and in gender, sexuality and women's studies, Tamara Farrell made the most of her time at Pitt in leadership positions and mentoring young students from diverse backgrounds.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Inspired by a talk on local queer history, Grewe began archiving gay and lesbian newspapers, magazines and other documents. He graduated April 30 with dual degrees in gender, sexuality and women's studies and psychology.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Vivian Davidson Hewitt (SIS '44), the first African-American librarian at the Carnegie Library of PIttsburgh, has spent decades amassing one of the premiere collections of African-American artwork in the world.