Message From the Chancellor on Tree of Life

This is a time of enormous grief for our Pittsburgh community. We have lost family members, colleagues, volunteers, teachers and friends, and this reality has left many of us struggling to carry on. But, even within the darkest moments of tragedy, there is a way forward.
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Resources and Support

We mourn with those affected by this weekend’s shooting in Squirrel Hill. Pitt has resources available if you or someone you know needs assistance in the face of this tragedy.
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Pittwire Begins Summer Schedule

With the end of the spring term comes a change in Pittwire’s publication schedule. New stories will publish on Mondays and Thursdays until the fall term begins in August. The Pittwire staff congratulates all of Pitt’s new graduates and wishes everyone a pleasant summer season.
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Season's Greetings

The Pittwire staff wishes you a beautiful holiday season and happy new year. The newsletter will return to your inbox in January, and we look forward to bringing you more of the University of Pittsburgh's most interesting and important stories in 2018.

In the Headlines

Pitt people and projects regularly make national and global news. Check out coverage from The New York Times, Today, Los Angeles magazine and others.
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Chancellor's Message on the State Budget

University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick Gallagher calls on Pitt community members to take a stand by letting their lawmakers know that Pennsylvania cannot afford to let our state-related universities be abandoned.

Get Involved: State Support Is Essential for Pitt — Let Pennsylvania Lawmakers Know

Pitt has yet to receive funds from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the current budget year. Join Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and the Pitt community in raising your voice on the issue.

Latest Accolades

Read about the latest awards, honors and recognition given to Pitt faculty, students, staff and alumni — as well as to Pitt itself — in Pittwire’s Accolades section.

Events Listing

Check out what’s happening at Pitt this week and beyond, including music performances and art exhibits, academic seminars and skills training sessions, festivals and open houses and much more.