The Plan for Pitt: Strengthen Communities

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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.
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Statewide Network to Share Expertise, Resources to Combat Cyber Threats

Large campuses and companies use a variety of techniques to safeguard research archives and computing grids. But for smaller colleges and organizations without the staff or budget to protect against cyber threats, learning what expertise and resources are available is key.
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Alum Carl Redwood is Thomas Merton Center's New Person of the Year

Carl Redwood (MSW ’87) has been named the Thomas Merton Center's New Person of the Year, an award which recognizes local social...
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New Program Supports Pittsburgh Public Schools Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Beginning in fall 2018, the top performing students from all Pittsburgh Public Schools will be guaranteed freshman admission to the University of Pittsburgh, along with scholarship support of at least $2,000 per year.
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Center’s Pitt Connections Run Deep

POWER House, a women’s recovery center with many ties to the University and alumni, honors Pitt’s David Hickton for his significant impact in the field of addiction.
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Bradford, Titusville President a 'Rare Find'

After 14 years of service, Livingston Alexander — a leader committed to academic success and community engagement — has chosen to step down as president of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and Titusville, effective June 30, 2018.
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High School CyberCamp Coming to Pitt

Pitt’s Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security is one of 66 sites selected across the country to host an Air Force Association CyberCamp and the only site chosen in Pennsylvania. The camp runs July 24 through 28.
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Pittwire Debuts as University News Source

Pittwire is the official news source of the University of Pittsburgh, devoted to telling the story of Pitt and its people by delivering the most strategically significant and engaging news of the University.