The Pitt Education Research Report - April 2021

Featured Articles

The Disproportionate Impact of FAFSA Verifications
The Disproportionate Impact of FAFSA Verifications

FAFSA verification is a federally mandated process that places strain on students and carries a large administrative burden for financial aid offices. New research shows how those questions are unevenly distributed.

The Power of Sleep Routines on Weight Loss
The Power of Sleep Routines on Weight Loss

Research from Chris Kline shows how poor sleep health decreases the effectiveness of weight loss. It is one of the first studies to look at the full range of sleep-related health factors.

En Pointe: Exploring Health Literacy in Dance Education
En Pointe: Exploring Health Literacy in Dance Education

PhD student Andrea Kozai has studied dance curriculums at education schools across the world. Her research shows areas of improvement that can help dancers lead healthier lives.

Other Highlights

Research With Impact

Research With Impact

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