School of Education

Pitt Alum’s Book Featured for School-wide Read

The University community is invited to join the School of Education in reading and discussing alum Bettina Love’s book “We Want to Do More than Survive.”
Shifting Power Structures classroom with students at tables

School of Education Receives $1 Million Grant from Gates Foundation

The award will fund a project that aims to change how educational research is performed by bringing in the voices of more educators and students of color.

Pitt Healthy Lifestyle Summit Explores Research on Well-being

Join academicians, colleagues and researchers at the University Club for the second annual summit, featuring cutting-edge research on science, health and well-being.
Noma Anderson (left) talks to Ariel Snell

‘Absolutely Thrilled’ About What’s to Come: Community Engagement Center Marks First Year

At the recent anniversary celebration, members of the Pitt community and neighborhood residents celebrated the foundation of service and partnership at the Community Engagement Center in Homewood.

Book Drive Aims to Promote Equity Through Picture Books

The Office of Child Development’s second annual book drive serves children in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas. This year’s drive kicks off on Oct. 5.
Pitt employees using fitness bands

School of Education Leads NIH Study to Examine the Benefits of Exercise

We all know exercise is good for us — but why? Pitt was selected as one of 19 research sites for an NIH-funded study that seeks adult participants to understand the health benefits of exercise, and why some forms may be better than others for specific people.
Students in BE STEM lab

BE STEM Center Gets Federal Grant to Boost Diversity in STEM Higher Education

A multidisciplinary Pitt research team is part of network that was recently awarded a $10 million NSF grant to accredit precollege STEM programs and boost college enrollment of underrepresented students.
Lori Delale O’Connor, Dana Thompson Dorsey, Kari Kokka at the CUSEF forum

Center for Urban Education Hosts Sold-out Educator Forum

The Center for Urban Education hosted its annual forum, which brought together K-12 higher ed teaching practitioners and scholars to tackle the topic of how to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline.
Leigh Patel presents the plenary session at the Diversity Retreat.

Diversity Retreat Calls for 'Internal Earth Shaking'

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s fourth annual University-wide retreat featured a packed agenda with sessions inspiring participants to work toward social justice, equity and change.
Valerie Kinloch

Pitt Education Dean Builds Community, Creates Culture of Dignity and Respect

School of Education Dean Valerie Kinloch dedicates her work to strengthening the school’s commitments to diversity, justice, wellness, urban education and its community impact.