The Plan for Pitt: Strengthen Communities

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University Center for International Studies Celebrates 50 Years, International Week

From study abroad programs to courses and events infused with a global perspective, efforts at Pitt continue to broaden horizons.
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Pitt Launches Initiative to Support Education Debt Relief and Student Success

An initiative of Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, the program will accommodate up to 150 seniors graduating in spring 2019. Those accepted will receive up to $5,000 toward their eligible student loan balance upon graduation.
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Romero Lives!

Film and media studies professor Adam Lowenstein brings his expertise to Pittsburgh’s 50th anniversary celebration of the classic horror flick “Night of the Living Dead.”
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Patients at Severe End of the Autism Spectrum Find Support at Specialty Clinic

When the Merck Inpatient Unit opened its doors in 1974, it was the only specialized inpatient unit for people with autism in the United States. More than 40 years later, it continues to help affected individuals throughout their lives.
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Homecoming Celebrates 50 Years of Pitt’s African American Community Progress

In the tumult of 1968, a group of students gathered to form what would become the Black Action Society. The mission? To advocate for the concerns of Black students at Pitt and members of the local African American community.
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Say ‘I Do’ All Over Again

Heinz Memorial Chapel opens its doors for couples to proclaim their love anew during an informal Homecoming weekend event.
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Pitt Welcomes Inaugural Class of Pittsburgh Public Scholars to Campus

Ten students make up the first class of Pittsburgh Public Scholars, which offers all valedictorians and salutatorians of Pittsburgh Public Schools guaranteed admission to any Pitt campus, plus financial support for four years.
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Water Research Initiative Launches at Pitt

The Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education and Outreach, led by Pitt geology and environmental science researchers, invites the community to its Sept. 6 forum.