Pulse@ChathamU

On Pulse@ChathamU, you’ll find student-on-student interviews, timely listicles, alumni success stories, faculty advice, and so much more. Check it out for a glimpse into how Chatham community members are making an impact in their classes, careers, and communities.

Six Chatham Experiences That Help You Thrive

A study by Gallup-Purdue narrowed down the six most impactful college experiences to guarantee post-graduate success, and all six can be found at Chatham. Recent grad, Tabitha Weaver '19 recounts hers here.

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Abigail Kneuss ‘23 Interviews Lauren Copeland ‘23

This student-on-student interview highlights two first-year creatives—Abigail Kneuss ’23, a communications major, and Lauren Copeland ’23, an artist who aspires to one day be an art teacher. Click for a sneak-peak into what it’s like to be an art student at Chatham.

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Students Shine as World-Ready Interns

As part of Chatham’s commitment to career preparation, all of our undergraduates complete an internship. Certain adventurous students take this degree requirement the extra mile (or several thousand) and complete internships abroad. Here we highlight the experiences of three of these globetrotters.

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International Student, Vinicius Muniz ’22 is a Chatham Squash Pioneer

Sophomore Vini Muniz is one of many international students that came to Chatham for our men’s Squash team. But ultimately he fell in love with the small school environment, thanks to the relationships he built with peers, teammates, and professors.

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Eight Ways to Excel in Your Online Classroom

As many students and faculty members adapt to a virtual learning and working environment for the first time, we’re trying to help them get ahead of the learning curve. In this timely piece, we count down some useful strategies to adapt to and succeed in the online classroom.

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Reimagining Failure: Lessons from the WOW Retreat

Each year, the Women of the World Retreat invites a cohort of women students to sharpen their leadership skills while building community. This year was no different: students explored the concept of failure while networking with some of Chatham’s most successful alumni.

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Managing Stress with Anthony Isacco

In our recurring Ask an Expert advice column, our experts—Chatham faculty and staff—provide insight into common college student struggles. In this addition, Associate Professor of Psychology, Dr. Anthony Isacco tackles how to deal with anxiety and become more mindful.

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“Mind-Blowing”—A Welcome Aboard Experience

Chatham’s Welcome Aboard mentorship program pairs first-year students with alumni mentors in their field of interest. Policy Studies major, Hanna Theile ’22 was paired with Allegheny County District Attorney, Jan Necessary ’75, and as a result, she sat in on a murder trial.

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Six Questions with Sophie Costan '19

Before Sophie Costan was accepted to the Geisinger Primary Care Scholars Program—where she’ll graduate medical school debt free—she was telling us about her internship at the Penn State College of Medicine. Check out Sophie’s advice for undergraduate success at Chatham.

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Three Questions for Pittsburgh Newcomers

Selecting a college can be intimidating, especially if you’re thinking about moving out of state. We caught up with four of our Pittsburgh transplants to see what it was like to acclimate to Chatham and the ‘Burgh. Spoiler alert—they love it!

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