The Plan for Pitt: Advance Educational Excellence

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Pitt School of Dentistry First to Create Opioid Guidelines

The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is the first dental school in the nation to establish opioid-free pain...

Pitt Nursing Faculty Stand Out in Statewide Awards

Three University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing faculty members were recognized in November at the 30th annual gala and...

Peter Strick Honored for Brain Research

Peter Strick, founding scientific director of the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute, was selected for a 2019 Krieg...

Jewish Studies Research, Travel and Course Development Grants Available

The Jewish Studies program has announced the availability of funds to support new course development and faculty research and travel related to Jewish studies.

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) turns 50 this year.  The school began as one...
Global Distinction

Preparing Students to be Distinctly Global

The first Interdisciplinary Transcript Distinction incorporates a curated combination of curricular and experiential learning activities to support student growth and development in global competency.

Andrea Hegenroeder Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Andrea Hergenroeder, associate professor in Pitt’s Department of Physical Therapy, is this year's recipient of the School of...

Austism Awareness Advocate Timothy Grebeck Wins Thornburgh Forum Award

Graduate student Timothy Grebeck began educating those around him about what it was like to have an autism spectrum...
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Pitt to Roll Out Master of Science in Quantitative Economics Degree

The Department of Economics is introducing a new STEM-designated Master of Science in Quantitative Economics degree for the fall 2020 semester to fulfill the growing demand for data analysis across industries.

Lawrence R. John Elected President of Pennsylvania Medical Society

Lawrence R. John, a clinical instructor for the department of family medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of...