Advance Educational Excellence

Students working on computers smiling at each other


Sustainable health remains a challenge for individuals across lifespan with chronic conditions such as Cystic Fibrosis and obesity. Creatively engaging children and adolescents will provide lifelong skills necessary to independently manage their health.

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This project will build on the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation’s Frank Bolden Workshop, which for 40 years has trained students in writing, self-development, and self-confidence.

Principal Investigator

Abdesalam Soudi

Select Collaborators

Judy Chang
Magee Women’s Hospital

Shelome Gooden

Audrey Murrell
David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership

Jeannette South-Paul
Family Medicine


This project draws on the Linguistics department’s existing internship program and aims to create an engagement platform for connecting linguistics to the community and industry, and ultimately, a center to house this program.

Discussing Entries at the First International Workshop in Pittsburgh.

Male student working on laptop


Expanding the research administrator talent pool at Pitt and creating both an internal and national pipeline of professionals with advanced training in the field of research administration are critical for strengthening our administrative and operational efficiency for conducting research of impact.