LRDC Communications, News & Media
The LRDC Communications Department leads and coordinates strategic communications for the Center. We tell the Center's stories and successes to the university and the region. We work to raise the Center's global profile and promote its reputation as one of the worlds' leading cognitive research centers. We promote the Pitt Brand and provide website, design, video production, photography, media relations, social media, and executive communications support.
Elizabeth Rangel, PhD
Director of Communications
- October 15, 2021 For Black Students, Harsh Discipline Can Lead to Lower Grades
- October 7, 2021 How to Help Teens Cut Back on Social Media
- September 15, 2021 Culturally Responsive Family Intervention Improves Latino Kindergarteners' Vocabulary and Approaches to Learning
- September 1, 2021 How Big is the Ballpark? Assessing Variation in Grant Aid Awards within Net Price Calculator (NPC) Student Profiles
- May 14, 2021 Iconic Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) Building on Pitt Campus Will Soon Be Gone
- May 12, 2021 Learning Research and Development Center Scholars Study How to Promote Adolescent Engagement in Social Distancing during COVID-19
- May 11, 2021 IFL to Partner with Canutillo ISD, Fabens ISD, and Tornillo ISD in Texas
- May 7, 2021 Learning Research & Development Center (LRDC) Internship Preparing Students for Careers in the Learning Sciences
- December 18, 2020 School Cultural Socialization and Academic Performance: Examining Ethnic-Racial Identity Development as a Mediator Among African American Adolescents
- November 11, 2020 University of Pittsburgh Learning Research & Development Center (LRDC) & School of Computing Information (SCI) Faculty Receive Grant to Study Robots in Math Classrooms
- November 4, 2020 Mind the Gap: How a Large-Scale Course Re-Design in Economics Reduced Performance Gaps
- November 4, 2020 Black Youths' Perceptions of School Cultural Pluralism, School Climate and the Mediating Role of Racial Identity
News & Awards
Ming-Te Wang, Professor, Education and Psychology, has been named a top-cited education researcher for 2021. Wang joins16 Pitt faculty members recognized as highly influential in their fields, by the UK-based Clarivate.
December 15, 2021
Hillary Henry and Michael Tumminia, LRDC graduate students, have received the Fall 2021 LRDC Graduate Student Council Award. These winners were chosen by the LRDC Grad Student Council.
December 1, 2021
How Getting Kids to Make Grocery Lists and Set the Table Can Improve Their Vocabulary and Willingness to Learn. ?Diana Leyva, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and LRDC Research Scientist, was featured in The Conversation. View
November 16, 2021
Institute For Learning
Bridges to Learning: Research. Practice. Results. Bridges to Learning is the Institute for Learning (IFL) quarterly newsletter. Bridges connects educators with knowledge and research that shows that every student can learn when provided with cognitively challenging instructional opportunities and that learning environments can flourish when collaboration is valued, voice is honored, and agency is realized. Some of Bridges recent articles include "4 Effective Communication Strategies in Multilingual Classrooms," "Liberating your Summer Readers," and "Building Allyship Among Educators," among others.
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LRDC Communications Resources
50th Year PDF