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Mary Roche: Advocating loudly, listening closely

Mary Roche: Advocating loudly, listening closely

By Rebecca Johnson | Courtesy

April 8, 2020

When Mary Roche delivers speeches about stalking, physical abuse and coercion in real-life college relationships, she uses a pop culture reference as a jumping point — “Twilight.” “You’re going to come out of this presentation, and be like ‘You know what was actually trash? Bella and Edward’s ...

SGB honors the memory of Pitt student Barbara Como

The Student Government Board started its weekly meeting with a moment of silence for Pitt senior Barbara Como.

By Anushay Chaudhry, For The Pitt News

January 22, 2020

SGB started their weely meeting Tuesday night by having a moment of silence for Pitt senior Barbara Como who passed away Saturday.

Pitt to fund up to $250k in sexual misconduct prevention projects

Provost Cudd makes a surprise appearance

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2019

Pitt announced Wednesday that it is making up to $250,000 available for faculty and staff to support “innovative solutions” for preventing sexual misconduct on campus.

Dickman discusses sexual assault

Pitt students and athletes head to Alumni Hall Monday night to attend an educational program with sexual assault prevention expert Kimberly Dickman of the U.S. Air Force Academy. (Photo by Christian Snyder | Contributing Editor)

By Rose Luder | Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

Student members of Pitt Athletics and the Pitt community filled the seventh floor auditorium of Alumni Hall Monday night to listen to a talk about sexual assault prevention on campus. The conversation was led by counselor, educator and self-described “sexologist” Kimberly Dickman. Her visit to Pit...

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