Campus News

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and PPS Superintendent Anthony Hamlet
Beginning in fall 2018, the top performing students from all Pittsburgh Public Schools will be guaranteed freshman admission to the University of Pittsburgh, along with scholarship support of at least $2,000 per year.
The University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees elected four new members, approved construction projects, set next steps for Pitt's Titusville campus and finalized a new leadership position during its June 30 meeting.
black and white photo of Irvis
Pennsylvania Hall has been renamed K. Leroy Irvis Hall after the Pitt alumnus, emeritus trustee and historic legislative leader.
Hands together in a circle
POWER House, a women’s recovery center with many ties to the University and alumni, honors Pitt’s David Hickton for his significant impact in the field of addiction.
Livingston Alexander
After 14 years of service, Livingston Alexander — a leader committed to academic success and community engagement — has chosen to step down as president of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and Titusville, effective June 30, 2018.
Wolfgang Waldner, the Austrian ambassador to the United States, and Gudrun Faudon-Waldner in Pitt's Austrian Nationality Room
More than 30 ambassadors to the United States spent a day touring Pitt’s Nationality Rooms and Human Engineering Research Laboratories as part of a three-day visit to Pittsburgh.
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Best known for his work with Jonas Salk developing the first effective polio vaccine, Julius Youngner's career in science spanned more than 60 years, influenced a generation of virologists and saved innumerable lives.
Humane Society Chef Wanda White offers up a large whip of aquafaba meringue cookie batter for the Pitt Dining chefs to sample.
In one-on-one sessions with Dining Services staff, food committee meetings and on social media, students have voiced interest and requests for more dishes that don’t contain meat.
Journalists Ellen Nakashima and Andrei Soldatov answered several questions from the audience.
Discussion ranged from early cybercriminals to how espionage has evolved to just how secure our iPhones are today