The Plan for Pitt: Promote Diversity and Inclusion

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Pitt epidemiologist Dara Mendez will lead a conversation about race, women’s health and inequity with scholar Dána-Ain Davis on Feb. 26, as part of the Graduate School of Public Health’s One Book, One Community program. Anyone is welcome to attend.
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In the 1960s, Pittsburgh hosted one of the first professional ambulance services in the nation, Freedom House. A new partnership is building on that legacy and once again changing the face of prehospital care.
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Eight members of Pitt’s Black community convened Wednesday evening to discuss their experiences and what still needs to be done to ensure that Pitt is a just and equitable institution. Watch the K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month Program or read a recap of the conversation.
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The Provost’s Award for Diversity in the Curriculum recognizes faculty members who integrate diversity and inclusion concepts into their courses and curricula at Pitt. See this year’s winners.
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There’s still time to register for the third annual Community Engaged Scholarship Forum, focused on advancing community resiliency. Learn more about the virtual forum’s themes and keynote speakers.
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A keynote panel at the upcoming Community Engaged Scholarship Forum will discuss how we can help neighborhoods and local institutions more deeply understand one another and strengthen their connections.
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Travel show producer and host Kim Haas (A&S ’90) brings the profound influence Africa has on Latin America to light in a new television series. Join a virtual discussion with her on Feb. 22.
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The relationship between health and safety, belongingness and academic success has never been clearer, which is why Pitt is moving to transform Student Affairs under the leadership of Vice Provost Kenyon Bonner. The search for a new dean of students will begin in the coming weeks.