Campus News

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The Pitt COVID Concern Connection is a resource for anyone in the University community to share concerns or ask questions related to health behaviors on campus. The COVID Compliance Team will share periodic updates about the reports through Pittwire.
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Prospective first-year students considering Pitt will have the option of submitting SAT or ACT scores. “No stars should be lost in the dark,” said Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd of the decision.
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The University plans to tap the Allegheny River for electric power as part of its commitment to carbon neutrality. Now, Allegheny County has announced a similar plan to source energy from the Ohio River.
A person in a yellow face mask, orange turban and blue shirt receives a vaccination
In just two and a half weeks, Pitt and the Allegheny County Health Department pulled together a vaccination clinic for 800 patient-facing health care students and professionals in the Pittsburgh region. The event showcased collaboration among Pitt’s health sciences—and hope.
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The Office of the Provost has established a Sustainability Distinction, which adds to transcripts a credential signaling the student’s academic, community service and professional commitment to sustainability.
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Pitt IT encourages students on all campuses to download the Pitt Mobile, Rave Guardian and Duo Mobile apps.
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Now ranked No. 30 in the world, the Master of Business Administration program in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business jumped 23 spots in The Economist’s 2020-21 rankings. The Katz MBA also ranked No. 13 among U.S. public universities and No. 20 in the nation.
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Mai Khoi, in exile because of her political beliefs, has found a home at Pitt and is thriving under the Scholars at Risk program. Watch her latest performance, “Bad Activist,” on Jan. 27 at noon.
The Petersen Event Center
On Jan. 28 and 29, the Allegheny County Health Department will provide COVID-19 vaccinations to Pitt health care students in the state’s Group 1A designation at the University’s Petersen Events Center. Clinical students in the health sciences who are patient-facing have been invited to take part at this time, per the direction of the ACHD. In addition to this clinic, UPMC is also vaccinating a number of our patient-facing health care personnel. Pitt is awaiting approval from the state to be an independent vaccine provider.
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A new online resource from the University Library System serves as an entry point into learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy. “Activism starts with awareness, and that’s what this guide is all about,” said Tyrica Terry Kapral, humanities data librarian.