University community steps up to help out this holiday season
Despite pandemic restrictions, several units found ways to contribute.
The next two weeks aren’t a break for everyone at Pitt
Public safety and facilities will be working, as well as some researchers and staff handling student records.
Staff heroes: Falk School’s music teacher had to get creative
Drums instead of wind instruments and singing via video were just a few of the changes.
Lawsuit filed against Pitt on behalf of cardiology professor Norman Wang
The suit alleges his First Amendment rights were violated after controversial white paper.
Vaccine research still going full speed at Pitt
Duprex says center working with Merck and developing serum on a measles vaccine backbone.
Dental program helps steer graduates toward teaching
School’s academic career track recognized by American Dental Education Association.
Pitt IT wants to continue expanding digitization on campus
Faculty and staff praise efforts that have been made on technology during the pandemic.
Faculty survey finds concern about research funding
Many found assessing students and keeping them motivated in a remote environment difficult.
Burnout is real, particularly in this very unusual year
Balancing work and home pressures has created more stress; use the winter break to rebalance.
Some tips to help break your creative blocks
We all get stuck sometimes on work projects; these ideas may get you started again.
It’s easy to think spring in this Pirates-themed office
Lisa Pilewski grateful she can share her Bucco pride in her CTSI space.
Also in This Issue:
Letter to the editor: Article on Outlier mischaracterized credit transfers and UPJ faculty involvement