The Plan for Pitt: Strengthen Communities

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New Bike Lanes Added to Forbes Avenue

Designated lanes and special left-turn boxes for bicycles are making cycling on Pitt's campus easier and safer.

Wellness Center Implementing a New Integrated, Holistic Health Care Service Delivery Model

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.
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Nursing Professor Margaret Rosenzweig Wins PNC Caring Award

University of Pittsburgh professor of nursing Margaret “Peg” Rosenzweig has been selected as this year’s recipient of the PNC...
Adam Haritan

Nutrition Alumnus Goes Wild for Foraging

Adam Haritan, a wild-food enthusiast and researcher, leads educational walks, offers presentations on topics such as Mushrooms of the Fall and sells his own handcrafted wild plant- and mushroom-based supplements.
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Community Partnership Focuses on Chronic Absenteeism Among Public School Students

Missing as few as two days of school per month can negatively affect a student’s academic performance, so Pitt and United Way are teaming up to help middle and high school students not miss class.
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Aims for No New Cases, Lower HIV Rate in Allegheny County by 2020

AIDS Free Pittsburgh is uniting more than 20 local groups, including Pitt, to fight the epidemic. In 2015, nearly 3,000 people in Allegheny County were living with HIV.
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Securing Cyberspace: High Schoolers Learn What It Takes to Fight High-tech Threats

Air Force Association CyberCamp at Pitt featured coursework focused on everything from the anatomy of a computer system and the principles of cyber ethics to defending against network hacking and vulnerabilities to the long-term career prospects for a cyber professional.

Program Aims to Increase Positive Racial Identity in Pittsburgh’s Black Children

Arts festivals, parenting groups and professional development opportunities are highlighted in a new endeavor from Pitt's Office of Child Development.