Health Sciences Diversity


Pitt’s Dr. Yuan Chang Appointed to National Cancer Advisory Board

President Barack Obama recently appointed Yuan Chang, MD, Distinguished Professor of Pathology in Pitt’s School of Medicine in the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), partner with UPMC CancerCenter, to a national board charged with identifying the most promising cancer research projects nationwide. Read more about Dr. Chang's appointment along with four other scientists to serve as members of the National Cancer Advisory Board.

Top Online Resource for College Students

FirstGenerationStudent is one of the top resources for first generation college students online. The website features writers from highly respected groups such as College Board and FinAid, and their popular blog offers insights from university presidents, founders of education non-profits, and first generation students themselves. They also have a "Succeed in College" section.