Sprouts in the soil

Pitt Seed Initiative Opens With Call for Letters of Intent, Info Sessions

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher looks ahead to the new year with a call for letters of intent for the third year of the Pitt Seed initiative.
Rob Rutenbar and William Federspiel

Two Researchers Named Fellows for National Academy of Inventors

Rob Rutenbar and William Federspiel were elected to the academy’s 2019 fellow class, the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.
A child receiving a medical examination

New Institute to Improve Pediatric Health and Research

A new research effort is focused on improving pediatric health by combatting infectious and inflammatory diseases through accelerating new multidisciplinary collaborations across the health, natural, physical and computer sciences.

Save the Date: Mentoring and Advising Summit: March 5, 2020

This year’s summit covers inclusive excellence in mentoring and advising and is cohosted by Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University. Save the date and submit a proposal for presentation.

Pitt Sustainability Awards Open for Nominations

Nominations are open for the Pitt Sustainability Awards to faculty, staff and students who have demonstrated their commitment to the University’s Plan for Sustainability.
Charlotte Wang, an Advanced Analytics Summit attendee.

At Growing Summit, Data Science Drives Student Success

Industry experts and institutional leaders in data collection and analytics gathered at the University’s second annual Advanced Analytics Summit to discuss how best to use information to enhance the student experience.

Pitt+Me Day: A SALK-a-bration of Research

Faculty and staff are invited join the Clinical and Translational Science Institute in the William Pitt Union ballroom on Monday, Oct. 28, to celebrate the work of Jonas Salk and find out how they can participate in the University’s groundbreaking research studies.

Mark Henderson to Discuss Future of Pitt IT

Join Staff Council for a brown-bag event featuring Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer Mark D. Henderson.

Provost’s Office Seeks Proposals for Personalizing Education

Applications for the 2020 Forge Your Own Path Grant Program — formerly the Personalized Education Grant Program — are being accepted until Nov. 22. Staff, faculty and students are invited to submit project proposals.
Steve Wisniewski

Brainstorming Ways Universities Can Use Data

As Pitt's Advanced Analytics Summit returns this week for its second year, more than 30 academic institutions will gather to explore how to better use deep data in higher education.