Campus News

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Initiatives to Empower Volunteerism, Professional Development Launching

Opportunities for students, faculty and staff to reach out, give back and grow continue to increase over the weeks since the University began responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Group Therapy Option is Runaway Success

Two clinicians at Pitt are reaching more students by combining group therapy with running. Find out how Running Forward and other campus resources are helping students build community around mental health and well-being.
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The Women in the Windows

Tours of the Heinz Memorial Chapel’s women in the stained glass windows will be held throughout Women’s History Month.
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Pitt Commits to Carbon Neutrality

The University has already reduced greenhouse gas emissions on the Pittsburgh campus by 22%. Building and infrastructure efficiencies are key to the new goal of carbon neutrality by 2037—Pitt’s 250th anniversary.
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How Pitt is Preparing for the Spread of the Coronavirus

The University of Pittsburgh continues to monitor the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, and is taking steps to respond to community needs.
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U.S. Department of Justice, News of the Day Topics of Pitt Cyber Event

Author and attorney Preet Bharara and Pitt Cyber’s David Hickton engaged with the Pitt community on subjects ranging from the Department of Justice, citizen responsibility and how future lawyers can be leaders in a packed Feb. 13 forum.
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Lounge Opens for Graduate and Professional Students

The new space, meant to forge connections and encourage cross-campus collaboration, is the result of efforts led by the Graduate and Professional Student Government.
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Shaping the Future of Pitt

Workshops through January and February and an online survey are underway for everyone to provide input on the next Plan for Pitt. Read why students and others are seizing the opportunity to have their voices heard in mapping the University’s next five years.

Track and Field Olympian Reflects on Time at Pitt, Plans for New Facilities

Alumnus Herb Douglas (EDUC ’48, ’50G), the oldest living African American Olympic medalist, says plans for new training spaces for athletes will bring recruiting and Pitt Athletics to new heights.
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Enjoy the Nationality Rooms’ Holiday Splendor

The Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning are decked out for the holiday season. Tours run through mid-January, or you can visit virtually in a gallery on Pitt's Facebook page.