The Plan for Pitt: Strengthen Communities

Britt Baker, a woman with long brown hair, wearing a white dentist's coat and a wrestling belt

Wrestling Dental Student Visits ‘Parts Unknown’

Britt Baker has won several wrestling championships. But this spring, she expects to claim an even bigger title: doctor of dental medicine. See her interview on "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" as the show explores eclectic corners of Pittsburgh, airing Oct. 22.
Libertus in a brown shirt and her 2-year-old Linus, playing with toys in a beige room

Psychology Researcher Wants to Figure Out How Adults and Children Learn Math

Assistant professor of psychology Melissa Libertus has always loved math — and she's working to help more children and adults love it, too.

Report: Pittsburgh's Innovation Ecosystem Key to Next-generation Technology Leadership

The Brookings Institution reports that the University of Pittsburgh and neighboring entities form the core of a naturally occurring innovation district.
Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, Board of Trustees Chairperson Eva Tansky Blum and Pitt–Bradford and Pitt–Titusville President Livingston Alexander

Residence Hall at Pitt–Bradford Named in Honor of Retiring President of Regional Campuses

Livingston Alexander created new opportunities for students and raised the region's profile as president of the Bradford and Titusville campuses. The Livingston Alexander House, Residence Hall is now under construction and will stand as a tribute to Alexander's ambitious vision.

Plan Ahead: Homecoming 2017 Events

Everyone from the University of Pittsburgh community, past and present, is invited to attend homecoming. Check out the schedule's highlights and find details on dozens of ways to enjoy the week.
Maggie Kennedy, a peer educator, standing at a podium

University Leaders and Community Partners Unite Against Sexual Assault on Campus

One in five college-age women and one in 14 college-age men have reported being a victim of a sexual assault while in college. Top officials and peer advocates from 13 regional colleges and universities are working to prevent these crimes.
aerial over campus

Community Invited to Give Input on Master Plan

The comprehensive plan, the first of its kind in a half-century, will examine the physical and social environment of the campus, including student housing, transportation, athletics, utility infrastructure and use of existing space.
Pitt alumni Erikah Abdu and Richard Dodge

Houston-area Alumni Volunteer to Help Fellow Texans in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Erikah Abdu (BUS ’10) and Richard Dodge (A&S ’95), social director and president of the Houston Pitt Club, found ways to personally lend their support to friends, neighbors and strangers affected by the massive storm.