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Funding Awarded to 24 Pitt Seed Projects

Now in its second year, the 2019 Pitt Seed Project initiative will fund 24 new proposals that aim to directly and actively contribute to the University’s strategic transformation.

Rob Rutenbar Serves on White House Academic Roundtable

Rob Rutenbar, senior vice chancellor for research at the University of Pittsburgh, was recently in Washington, D.C., as...

Mark Your Calendar for Staff and Faculty Appreciation Picnic

On Wednesday, May 1, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher will host faculty and staff for an afternoon picnic with food, games and more.
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Faculty Asked to Vote for Representatives to SVC Health Sciences Search Committee

The election of faculty representatives to the Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences Search Committee is currently underway. Online voting through my.pitt.edu takes place March 13-25, 2019.
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Questions and Answers: Search for Health Sciences SVC, Dean of Med School

The formation of the search committee for a senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the School of Medicine is underway. Read more about the search process and how you can participate.
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Groundbreaking Program Will Support Students With Financial Need

The Pitt Success Pell Match Program will leverage the power of the U.S. Department of Education’s Pell Grant program by matching these federal funds, dollar for dollar, up to the cost of attendance for eligible students across all five of Pitt’s campuses.
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Outstanding Faculty Recognized at Honors Convocation

Thirteen faculty members were honored with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher’s Distinguished Public Service, Research and Teaching Awards, announced at the 43rd annual Honors Convocation.

2019 Pitt Seed Project Letters of Intent Due Feb. 8

Now in its second year, the Pitt Seed Project initiative offers the Pitt community an opportunity to directly and actively contribute to the University’s strategic transformation. Letters of intent are due Feb. 8 at noon.
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2019 Pitt Seed Project to Launch in January

In January 2019, the University of Pittsburgh will issue a new call for Pitt Seed Project proposals. All faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the initiative’s process and attend information sessions in the new year.

"Pitt Is People Power": Long-term Staff Honored for Service

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and Pitt's Office of Human Resources honored employee service anniversaries at a luncheon event held Dec. 4.