Healthy Lifestyle Institute Summit Promotes Health and Lifestyle Research

December 19, 2019

Keynote speaker Dr. Timothy Church presents his talk titled, "Academia to Industry: Changing Behaviors in the Real World... And I Thought I Knew What I was Doing."

The University of Pittsburgh’s second annual Healthy Lifestyle Institute (HLI) Summit focused on emerging research that is examining health and lifestyle conditions across the whole human lifespan and in...

New Partnership Opens National Conversation on Youth and Science of Learning and Development

December 10, 2019

Associate Dean and professor Kevin Crowley works with other members of Pitt Education at the meeting.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Education and the Forum for Youth Investment partnered to host a meeting this past November for nearly 100 representatives from local organizations, national groups such as the Urban League, the Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality,...

Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline Conference Brings Together Over 500 Educators

August 16, 2019

In too many public schools across the country, the educational system functions more like a pipeline to prison than it does a bridge to opportunity.

This grim phenomenon was the focus of the 2019 Summer Educator Forum that was held in July by the Center for Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education.