Campus News

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Pitt Celebrates First Panthers Forward Class

The program, launched this year by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, aims to reduce federal student loan debt and, in turn, help new graduates gain greater economic stability.
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Hydropower Plan Marks Pitt’s Largest-ever Commitment to Renewable Energy

Pitt plans to purchase 100 percent of the power from a low-impact hydroelectric plant to be built on the Allegheny River. The facility, expected to open in 2022, will generate enough power to supply a quarter of the Pittsburgh campus electricity needs.
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Holiday Open House Honors Customs, Gives Sneak Peek to Newest Nationality Room

Held each year in the Cathedral of Learning, the Holiday Open House will feature performances, food and crafts, as well as tours of the festively decorated Nationality Rooms. This Sunday’s events also include a sneak peek at the newest room.
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University Center for International Studies Celebrates 50 Years, International Week

From study abroad programs to courses and events infused with a global perspective, efforts at Pitt continue to broaden horizons.
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Pride Initiatives Earn National Recognition

Pitt is building on a foundation of inclusiveness and awareness about LGBTQIA+ issues, inspiring student-led efforts and national praise.
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New and Transformed Spaces Enhance Academic Mission, Campus Life

The new academic year brings the reveal of renovations at Hillman Library, updated computer labs and study areas, and new green spaces for gathering, among dozens of other projects.
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University Announces New Senior Vice Chancellor, Chief Financial Officer

Hari Sastry, currently director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources, will be nominated to the post during the full University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees’ September meeting.
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New Academic Programs Take a Worldly View

From an interdisciplinary series about water issues in Central Asia to new minors for less commonly taught languages, there’s lots to explore this year in academics at Pitt.
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Campus Resources Help Newcomers Stay Informed, Healthy and Connected

For new students, faculty and staff members, getting acclimated to campus life can be challenging. Here’s a guide to help.

New University Calendar Launches, Features Personalized Search Options

The new calendar, developed by the Office of University Communications, hosts information about events across participating Pitt campuses, centers and departments.