Spotlights & News

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Professional Development Goes Digital for Employees

April 2
The Office of Human Resources’ Faculty and Staff Development Program is launching new virtual courses to enable professional development while working from home.
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Pitt Turns Teal for a Virtual Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 1
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion leads a campuswide committee devoted to advocating for sexual assault awareness virtually this April.
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CTSI Piloting Funding Grants and Coordinating COVID-19 Research

March 27
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute will be awarding up to $50,000 in grants to four projects that aim to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Etiquette and Best Practices for Zoom Meetings

March 27
Many in the University community are learning to host Zoom video conferences on the fly. Pitt IT has tips to ensure a positive experience for all participants.
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Pitt Zoom Backgrounds Available to Download

March 27
Whether you're using Zoom to attend or teach a class, meet with colleagues or enjoy a virtual visit with friends, the Office of University Communications and Marketing has your back(ground).
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When COVID-19 Is Confirmed on Campus

March 24
What does Pitt do when there is a positive case of COVID-19? The University has responsive steps and protocols in place to limit the spread. Here’s what faculty and staff need to know.
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Be Vigilant: Government Stimulus Checks Phishing Scams

March 25
As the federal government discusses the possibility of sending stimulus checks to Americans in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers are already plotting ways to exploit the proposals. Pitt IT has tips for spotting such scams.