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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.
Walid Gellad

Walid Gellad Receives Presidential Award

Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing Walid Gellad was awarded the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to outstanding early-career scientists and engineers.
Ray and Burgett, the latter holding a baby

Pitt Researchers Tackle the ‘Baby Penalty’

Working parents in academia face some tough challenges. Health science researchers Jackie Burgette and Kristin Ray are doing their part to remedy a big one: child care at conferences.
Cathedral of Learning and violet flowers

Open Forums Scheduled for Health Sciences Senior Vice Chancellor, Med School Dean Search

The search committee will hold a series of open forums where members of the University community can share input about this role. All faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are invited to participate.
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.
Scaife Hall

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.
Naudia Jonassaint

Jonassaint Named First Vice Chair for Diversity for Department of Medicine

Naudia Jonassaint, medical director of clinical hepatology at UPMC Presbyterian and assistant professor of medicine, will work to enhance diversity and inclusion across the department.

Women in Medicine and Science Forum Fosters Inspiration, Empowerment in Workplace

The 2018 Women in Medicine and Science Forum featured presentations about wellness, meditation and how to be happier and more productive at work by Pitt faculty and researchers.

Pitt Partners with Scientist.com for Translational Research

The partnership will benefit Pitt researchers in teaming up with the medical industry to translate new research discoveries into therapeutic treatments and cures.