The Plan for Pitt: Promote Diversity and Inclusion

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The Innovative Mentoring and Professional Advancement Through Cultural Training (IMPACT) program is a multi-university effort to diversify audiology and speech-language pathology graduate schools—and not just at Pitt.
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A new anti-racism series helps students, faculty and staff have empowering, eye opening and uncomfortable conversations. Sign up by March 29.
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The Pittsburgh Study is shifting the typical power dynamic of community research to make sure that children are supported, healthy and thriving. Drop in on a conversation with the project’s creators to see what makes it so different.
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“Schitt’s Creek” star Dan Levy chatted with the Pitt community on Tuesday about writing, the pandemic, identity and taking care of your mental health.
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Bahar is the first female member of the academy from Turkey, and the Turkish official visited Pitt earlier this month to commemorate her achievement.
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Gisele Barreto Fetterman and Leah Lizarondo, who have made their mark on the Pittsburgh community by working to address neighbors’ basic needs in sustainable ways, will be recognized in a virtual event on March 26.
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Sisters Margaret and Stella Stein were the first women to attend the University of Pittsburgh, then known as Western University of Pennsylvania. They blazed a trail for all future Pitt women to follow.
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In addition to learning the foundations of journalism, students in Brian Broome’s nonfiction course recently tried their hand at the art of the op-ed for the Pittsburgh Current.
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Attendees of the Community Engaged Scholarship Forum gathered to elevate, celebrate and reflect on resilience in the face of obstacles and overcoming challenges.
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People and projects ranging from college prep programs to public art intiatives were recognized at the 2021 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum.