The Plan for Pitt: Promote Diversity and Inclusion
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Pitt's Advancing Inclusive Manufacturing program helps college students with conditions such as paraplegia, epilepsy and autism transition to careers in machining and engineering.
Monday, October 16, 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The weeklong celebration includes dozens of events, workshops, musical performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and special guest speakers, focusing on the theme of displacement.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
The new program, called Pitt to You, connected Pittsburgh students with their future classmates during travels around China.
Friday, September 29, 2017
Livingston Alexander created new opportunities for students and raised the region's profile as president of the Bradford and Titusville campuses. The Livingston Alexander House, Residence Hall is now under construction and will stand as a tribute to Alexander's ambitious vision.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Nearly 200 people gathered to honor the legacy of former Pennsylvania Speaker of the House of Representatives K. Leroy Irvis (LAW '54). The newly renamed K. Leroy Irvis Hall is the first building at Pitt named for an African-American.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Pitt-developed wheelchairs powered by compressed air made a splash at a Texas water park for people with disabilities over the summer, with "thousands of inquiries" resulting from its success.
Friday, September 15, 2017
"Woman on Fire," a film by alumna Julie Sokolow, paints a portrait of change in the American family and workplace with the story of Brooke Guinan, the first openly transgender woman in the New York City Fire Department.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
A new health care model designed to provide students with the services they need more efficiently and at a deeper, more holistic level focuses not only on physical well-being, but also on mental and emotional health — and how the three interconnect.