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Listen, Learn, Connect: Hill District Residents Engage with CEC at Community Forum

Community members shared ideas about how they’d like to see the Hill District’s agenda and wisdom and the University’s talent and resources open new doors for growth and opportunity to area residents.
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SHRS Offering New Online Master’s Degree in Health Informatics

The program is the school’s first-ever fully online degree and will enroll its first cohort in January 2020.
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Open Forums Scheduled for Health Sciences Senior Vice Chancellor, Med School Dean Search

The search committee will hold a series of open forums where members of the University community can share input about this role. All faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are invited to participate.

Pitt Law Offers New Online Human Resources Law Certificate Program

Classes for a new online graduate certificate program focus on the legal issues that arise in human resources and begin in August 2019.
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Year of Creativity Fosters Makers' Spark

The Year of Creativity — the sixth "Year Of" — will celebrate the spark that drives academic pursuits and unites the University’s myriad intellectual endeavors.

Call for Nominations for Sheth Distinguished Faculty, Alumni Awards

Nominations for the Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for International Achievement and International Young Alumni Achievement Award are being accepted through Saturday, June 1.
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Open Educational Resources Funding Awarded to 19 Projects

To support the development of open educational resources, the Office of the Provost funds projects that will enhance the educational experiences of students and enable faculty to customize course materials.
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Six Proposals Receive Provost's Innovation in Education Awards

Ideas ranging from over-the-counter hearing aid certification to instructional design in flipped classrooms are among the six faculty proposals that will receive funding from the Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence.
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Perspectives and Projects Showcased at Year of PittGlobal Event

Panel discussions, research initiatives and music and dance performances were among the highlights at an event featuring the myriad projects supported by the Year of PittGlobal.

Pitt's Cutting-edge Research Will Be Showcased at Life Sciences Week

In a five-day exploration of cutting-edge technologies, sciences and partnerships, Life Sciences Week 2019 will host startups, corporate partners and investors from Pittsburgh and around the world.