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CMU and Pitt launch center dedicated to combating extremist hate

CMU and Pitt launch center dedicated to combating extremist hate

By Ashton Crawley, Assistant News Editor March 17, 2021
Pitt and Carnegie Mellon are teaming up to create a new center to study extremist hate. The Collaboratory Against Hate — Research and Action Center will work to develop new ways to stop hate’s “creation, growth and destructive consequences.”
Keeping the humanities ‘human’: A look ahead at Dietrich’s fall semester

Keeping the humanities ‘human’: A look ahead at Dietrich’s fall semester

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Senior Staff Writer August 20, 2020
Despite the unprecedented circumstances for academia, Gayle Rogers said Pitt’s faculty members have adapted their curriculums to non-traditional learning spaces before and are ready to do it again.
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The ascension of STEM doesn’t mean humanities are sinking

By Neena Hagen, Senior Columnist July 11, 2018

In a world with an ever-increasing number of tech startups and engineering firms, our economy seems destined to be dominated by STEM specialists — which leaves universities scrambling to reinvent their...

An office on the 14th floor of the Cathedral of Learning, where Pitt's Department of Communication is located. (Photo by John Hamilton / Managing Editor)

Communication department undervalues women, dean says after review

By Janine Faust / Assistant News Editor March 22, 2018

The dean of the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences said Thursday that previous investigations and a recent survey of the department of communication have revealed an environment where women remain undervalued. “The...

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