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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Kathryn Reed, the vice chair for equity, inclusion and community engagement and assistant professor of PA studies at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, presents at Thursday’s installment of the Race & … Lecture Series on Zoom.

Lecture highlights racial disparities, prejudice within the medical field

By Betul Tuncer, Assistant News Editor January 28, 2022
The third installment of the Race & … Lecture Series held on Thursday, on Zoom and in person, highlighted the underrepresentation of minorities in the healthcare system as well as racial and socioeconomic disparities in fetal mortality rates.
David Hickton, a former United States attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, speaks about the impact social media has on political discourse at Tuesday afternoon’s “Can Democracy Survive the Internet?” event in the University Club.

Cyber Law director talks democracy in the digital age

By Katie Sottile, For The Pitt News February 26, 2020
Former U.S. Attorney David Hickton gave a lecture called “Can Democracy Survive the Internet?” on Tuesday afternoon regarding the state of American democracy in the digital age.
 Lois Shepherd, a law professor at the University of Virginia, gave a talk titled “How Reproductive Rights Have Failed Women and What to Do About It” in the Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom in Pitt’s Barco Law Building. (Photo courtesy of Laura Howe)

Law professor underscores reproductive rights

By Laura Howe | For The Pitt News November 10, 2017

An older man in the audience of a reproductive rights lecture looked around the room and commented on the lack of people like him. “You know, I think Rep. [Tim] Murphy summed up the whole problem,...

Author Meghan Daum read a chapter from her book, The Unspeakable, during a talk in Frick Fine Arts on Thursday evening. Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer

Meghan Daum reads, shares stories with students

By Abhignya Mallepalli / Staff Writer April 6, 2017

A casual game of charades between A-list celebrities was the perfect opportunity for writer and editor Meghan Daum to transcend the line between being present and invisible. Daum’s experience at...

LGBTQ visual activist discusses ‘curative rape’ in South Africa

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor October 9, 2013

As South African photographer and LGBTQ visual activist Zanele Muholi — joined on the stage by Lerato Dumse, a participant in Muholi’s photography and member of her activist group, Inkanyiso — stared...

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