Posts tagged: University of Pittsburgh - Diverse


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Higher Ed Institutions Step Up to Support Veteran, ROTC Students

by | October 11, 2020 Amid the changes necessary to adapt to a new normal of all-virtual or hybrid instruction given Read more

Pitt Introduces Mandatory Anti-Racism Course for Freshmen

by | August 21, 2020
Starting this fall, all incoming freshman will be required to take a one-credit course focused [...] Read more

Pitt Diversity Forum Brings Together Higher Ed Stakeholders to Confront Systemic Racism

by | July 30, 2020
Over 12,000 educators and students around the world convened virtually this week to participat [...] Read more

U of Pittsburgh: Students Must Shelter-in-Place for Two Weeks Before In-Person Classes

| July 21, 2020
The University of Pittsburgh will require students to shelter-in-place for two weeks before the [...] Read more

U of Pittsburgh Scientists Say They’ve Developed a Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

| April 3, 2020
Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh said they’ve found a potential vaccine for the new [...] Read more

Pitt’s School of Education’s Department-Wide Book Club Discusses Racial Inequity in Education

by | March 22, 2020
At the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), the School of Education has adopted a mission-vision of [...] Read more

Report: Diminishing Financial Aid for Low-Income Students

by Lois Elfman | February 16, 2020
A new report says that as universities chase high rankings and future donors, financial aid mon [...] Read more

Kevin Guskiewicz Named UNC Chancellor

by | December 29, 2019
Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz was recently named chancellor and chief executive officer of the Universit [...] Read more

Pitt Urban Education Forum Explores Disrupting School-to-Prison Pipeline

| August 12, 2019
Using education and activism to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline is an ongoing battle that [...] Read more

Pitt Urban Education Forum Dissects School-to-Prison Pipeline

| July 18, 2019
Using education and activism to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline is an ongoing battle that [...] Read more

Dr. Valerie Kinloch: A Committed Change Agent

by | April 3, 2019
Dr. Valerie Kinloch’s commitment to engaged pedagogies, community-centered work and education [...] Read more

Transitioning to Urban Education

by Walter Hudson | September 27, 2018
After spending a decade at the University of Oklahoma, Dr. T. Elon Dancy II has joined the facu [...] Read more

Report: Officer Who Shot 17-year-old in Pa. Left University Job After Case There Dropped

by Associated Press | June 25, 2018
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fl [...] Read more

New Book Explores Unsung Black Women Freedom Fighters

by Pearl Stewart | May 15, 2018
The title of Dr. Keisha Blain's critically acclaimed new book about Black nationalist women may [...] Read more

Cosby Conviction Dismantles Legacy, Dismays Scholars

| April 26, 2018
Bill Cosby used his power and influence to elevate African-Americans on television in the 1980s [...] Read more
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