Once upon a time, at my two-year college, all students were required to take a literature course in order to graduate. They could choose American, British, or world literature, but they had to pick one. That mandate was scrapped a few years ago, and lit courses got lumped into a broad “humanities and fine arts”…
The annual Hispanic Heritage Month Gala is returning for 2017, and it’s the perfect way to celebrate, featuring keynote speaker Secretary of the Commonwealth Pedro Cortes and the recipients of the 2017 scholarships. The evening will also include a cocktail hour and plenty of dancing to live Latin music.
The latest edition of our TC60 video blog series spotlights Pitt Online’s Massive Open Online Course, “Gender and Sexuality: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace.” The course addresses how identity shapes our experiences in the work environment. The MOOC was selected by Coursera to be part of its Education for Social Impact campaign. The MOOC, co-taught by Dr. Julie Beaulieu of Pitt and Dr. Susan Marine of Merrimack College, has now reached an audience of nearly 2,000 online learners since April.
What to do with a Stephen Foster statue with a black man at his feet? More than 150 years since his death, scholars and musicians still argue about the racial legacy of Pittsburgh native Stephen Foster.
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