Spotlights & News

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The second annual awards recognized six faculty members for excellence in integrating diversity and inclusion into their courses through innovated teaching methods and updated curricula.
Greg Scott
Participation in Pitt’s United Way campaign is most often measured in terms of contributions and volunteer efforts, but Greg Scott sees it as part of the University’s commitment to community engagement.
combat wounded parking space
Through a collaboration with Wounded Warrior Family Support, Pitt recently designated two spaces at Soldiers & Sailors parking garage for use by veterans who were injured in combat.
In its latest TC:60, the University Center for Teaching and Learning shows how Top Hat Classroom can be used by teachers to create interactive and engaging courses and classrooms.
Crowd gathered at Stronger Than Hate tribute
Pitt faculty and staff have given of mind, body and spirit in support of others as the community deals with the shooting that took place at the Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27.
The 2018 Women in Medicine and Science Forum on Nov. 27 and 28 will feature renowned speakers — including Pitt faculty members — discussing women’s health and wellness in academia.
University Mailing Services wants to ensure that you are receiving all of your mail as quickly as possible. Read more about how using a complete mailing address is key to receiving mail without delay.
Two newly installed MedReturn boxes will allow people to dispose of unused and expired medications.
candlelight vigil
For University faculty or staff members who have been impacted in any way by the tragic events at the Tree of Life Synagogue, please know that Pitt has resources available.
Terry Laughlin
Terrence “Terry” Laughlin, a former University of Pittsburgh trustee and vice chairman of Bank of America, died unexpectedly last week. He was 63 years old.
Forbes Street Market
The doors to the Oakland neighborhood’s newest grocery store, Forbes Street Market, is located in the heart of Pitt’s campus and opened to the public on Friday, Oct. 26.
Will Mitchell
Over the past 10 years, Director of Facilities Services Will Mitchell has worked to help his department see increased participation in the annual Pitt United Way Campaign.
Faculty and staff members who wish to participate in the Pitt United Way Campaign may direct their donation to support the victims and families impacted by the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill.
Stephen Wisniewski
An old approach to solving problems has often been waiting until a problem happens before trying to solve it. “Now we’re trying to get to the students in advance and offer help,” said Stephen Wisniewski, University of Pittsburgh vice provost for data and information and chair of the inaugural Advanced Analytics Summit held at Pitt this month.