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3D printer at the Vibrant Media Lab

A Model Makerspace: 3D Printing at the Teaching Center’s Open Lab

The Open Lab in the University Center for Teaching and Learning has 3D printers and trained specialists who consult with faculty, staff and students to create 3D objects that you can hold in your hand from virtual 3D models on a computer screen.
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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.

Valerie Kinloch Elected Vice President of National Council of Teachers of English

Valerie Kinloch, the Renée and Richard Goldman Dean of the School of Education, has been elected vice president of the...

Ipsita Banerjee Wins 2019 Faculty Diversity Award

Ipsita Banerjee, associate professor of chemical and petroleum engineering at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School...

Sam Dickerson Named 2019 Outstanding Educator

The University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering has presented Sam Dickerson, assistant professor of electrical...
Graham Hatfull looking at phages in his lab

Hatfull Lab’s Lifesaving Research Efforts Go Viral

Research efforts in Graham Hatfull’s lab involving phages, or viruses that infect bacteria, saved the life of a 15-year-old cystic fibrosis patient in London. His team’s work has drawn international media attention and has been called groundbreaking.

Jayant Rajgopal and Sylvanus Wosu Honored With American Society for Engineering Education Awards

Honoring commitment to excellence and diversity in engineering education, the American Society for Engineering Education...

Pitt Projects Featured at ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival

Three research projects and one theatre performance from the University of Pittsburgh were selected to be featured at the...
Robert G. Gregerson

New President Named for Pitt–Greensburg

Robert G. Gregerson, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and senior advisor to the provost at Florida Gulf Coast University, has been named president of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, effective July 1, 2019.
Rendering of Scaife Hall expansion

The West Wing: Proposed Renovation, Expansion of Scaife Hall

Sixty-five years after breaking ground for Scaife Hall, Pitt readies for a proposed renovation and expansion that’s fit for the future of med ed.