Campus News

Laurel and Peter Alpern wearing their medals from the fall race
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.
Marjorie Tolsdorf in red coat standing on ice in front of buildings in Russia
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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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.
Head and front paw of Pitt Panther statue
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.
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."
two students holding gold puzzle pieces
Each year, Pitt celebrates the accomplishments of its faculty, staff, students and alumni in a public report. Read it online now.
two students walking on the PItt campus, silhouetted by sun
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.
Female and male students running on treadmills
The fourth installment in the Office of the Provost’s “Year Of” series, the Year of Healthy U addresses eight dimensions of wellness: emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social and spiritual.
a young woman holding bags of bread to donate
The City of Pittsburgh’s Climate Action Plan 3.0 lauds efforts made by Pitt’s Food Recovery Heroes. The student group collects surplus food from dining halls and local establishments to donate to organizations that feed the hungry.
Beeson in a blue jacket
Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Patricia E. Beeson plans to step down from her administrative positions and return to the Department of Economics faculty in 2018.