The Plan for Pitt: Strengthen Communities

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University Child Development Center Teachers Keep Pitt’s Youngest Students Connected

Teachers at Pitt’s University Child Development Center are using technology to connect with and foster community—as well as to sharpen their professional development—during the COVID-19 crisis.

Pitt (Still) Creates!

The spirit of creativity is alive and well despite social distancing. Stay in the loop about virtual events and other workshops through the Center for Creativity.

Swanson Lab Repurposes Equipment to Produce Sanitizer for UPMC

When labs at the Swanson School of Engineering closed for research purposes, Götz Veser (pictured), the Nickolas DeCecco...

Swanson School Labs Donate Supplies to Fight COVID-19

Knowing that health care workers need personal protective equipment and other supplies in the effort against COVID-19,...
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Pitt Turns Teal for a Virtual Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion leads a campuswide committee devoted to advocating for sexual assault awareness virtually this April.

Pitt Professor’s Porch Pantry Supports Neighbors in Need

Before the pandemic outbreak, Carla Chugani, assistant professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine and Dormont...
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Outstanding Faculty Receive Chancellor’s Distinguished Awards

Sixteen faculty from across the University have been honored with 2020 Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service, Research and Teaching awards.
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Modeling Community Engaged Work

More than 250 people attended the Community Engaged Scholarship Forum, now in its second year. Five projects were honored for reflecting Pitt’s highest community engagement aspirations.

Five Partnerships Receive Distinction at Community Engaged Scholarship Forum

More than 250 people attended the Community Engaged Scholarship Forum (CESF), now in its second year at Pitt, on Tuesday...

Social Work's Jaime Booth Honored for Work with Teens

Assistant Professor of Social Work Jaime Booth was recently awarded the Deborah K. Padgett Early Career Achievement Award from...