Spotlights & News

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14 Projects Receive Open Educational Resource Grants

April 29
The grants help enhance the educational experiences of Pitt students, save students money on course materials and provide faculty with the ability to customize courses.
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Graham Hatfull Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 27
Hatfull led a team that identified and engineered a phage cocktail designed to treat a 15-year-old cystic fibrosis patient.
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Pitt Works with Community Orgs to Supply Laptops, Tech Support to Area Families

April 21
Efforts from Pitt’s Office of Community and Governmental Relations and Information Technology have provided much-needed hardware and IT support to the Pittsburgh community.
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Office of Human Resources Announces New Policies

April 17
The University of Pittsburgh and Office of Human Resources have created a number of new initiatives to provide the most flexibility, stability and resources possible for employees during this COVID-19 period of emergency.
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Pitt Employees’ United Way Contributions Can Aid COVID-19 Relief

April 14
The Pitt United Way Campaign’s end-of-April deadline leaves time to contribute either through donation or volunteerism.
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Teaching Center Offers Finals Resources

April 14
The University Center for Teaching and Learning has virtual workshops and resources to help instructors plan finals and assessments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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University Child Development Center Teachers Keep Pitt’s Youngest Students Connected

April 9
Teachers at Pitt’s University Child Development Center are using technology to connect with and foster community—as well as to sharpen their professional development—during the COVID-19 crisis.