Campus News

A black and white photo of a crowd of people cheering as they watch a baseball game
Lifelong baseball fan and Pitt operating engineer Mike Pawlowski recently facilitated a re-shoot of the famous Forbes Field photo for the Pirates’ celebration of the Oct. 13, 1960, Game 7 win.
Members of the Office of the Provost, University Counseling Center, Student Health Service and the Office of Student Life shared their insights on navigating the graduate experience at Pitt.
Two runners in Pitt attire in a field
Members of Pitt’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams say Pittsburgh gives other cities a run for their money in terms of trails and scenery. Meet some of their runners, and discover a new trail or two yourself.
two young women indoors
Pitt roommates Melanie Dong and Sophie Becker were close contacts of someone who tested positive for COVID-19, so they quarantined in their residence hall room. They want their peers to know it’s less intimidating than you might think—and the snacks are plentiful.
A woman in glasses and a dark jacket
In its first year, the groundbreaking program for students with high unmet financial need essentially closed the retention gap for those eligible for federal Pell Grants—what Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd calls a “truly remarkable feat.”
A man in a black face mask and a yellow Pitt shirt receives a shot
Faculty and staff who are members of UPMC Health Plan can get their annual flu shot at the Petersen Events Center on Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Advance registration via the Office of Human Resource’s website is required.
A person in a yellow shirt ties fabric together
The week is a re-imagined, weeklong event combining the annual Make a Difference Day and Day of Caring, and is an opportunity to “discover your pathway” in civic engagement.
a person in a sports bra painting on a wall with a roller dipped in reddish paint
Spurred by its community of activists and change-makers, Pitt launched a new website and dashboards to hold itself accountable to becoming an institution that is more equitable. But the work is just beginning.
Blue and yellow Pitt shirts
The University’s annual United Way campaign will feature new ways to engage—remotely and virtually.
A screen shot of a video featuring Pitt community members
At the Sept. 25, 2020, meeting of the Board of Trustees, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher reflected on the last fiscal year and highlighted ways the Pitt community came together to keep the University’s mission alive.