Campus News

University of Pittsburgh Names New Dean for Swanson School of Engineering

James R. Martin II, professor and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, effective Aug. 15.
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Pitt Names New Dean for School of Law

Amy J. Wildermuth, associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She will begin her deanship on July 1.
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Faculty, Students Recognized at University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation

Dina Fradkin and Jahvon Dockery took home this year’s top undergraduate student awards at Pitt’s Honors Convocation, which celebrates the achievements of faculty members and students.
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Winning Rowing Club Builds on Its Legacy

Second-year math major Laurel Alpern didn't expect to follow in her family's footsteps to the Pitt Rowing Club, but once she met the team, she was hooked. As the new season approaches, the rowers look forward to another record-breaking year.
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Pitt Among Top Fulbright Grant Producers

The University of Pittsburgh is among only 16 institutions to be named a top producer in both the Fulbright U.S. Student and Scholar programs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.
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Hillman Library Reinvented at 50

The stately Hillman Library turns 50 this year, and the University is celebrating by hosting events, showcasing new archival efforts and funding an extensive interior renovation.
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Plans Unveiled for Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame

Over a nearly 150-year period, the Panthers have built an athletics legacy that includes Olympians, All-Americans, world-record performances, national championships and numerous legendary moments. The Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame will showcase this history.

Pitt Among 'Colleges That Pay You Back'

The University of Pittsburgh is profiled in The Princeton Review's "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck."
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'365 Days' Chronicles Pitt Successes

Each year, Pitt celebrates the accomplishments of its faculty, staff, students and alumni in a public report. Read it online now.
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Pitt Again Named Best Public University in Northeast, Best Public Value in State

The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance honored Pitt with top rankings, and 2017 brought important rankings from additional national organizations.