Campus News

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Community Invited to Give Input on Master Plan

The comprehensive plan, the first of its kind in a half-century, will examine the physical and social environment of the campus, including student housing, transportation, athletics, utility infrastructure and use of existing space.
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Improvements Around Campus Designed to Enhance Student Experience and Education

New labs; new homes for centers, departments and clinics; and updated classrooms and infrastructure are some of the campus improvements that greeted staff, faculty and students this term.
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New Bike Lanes Added to Forbes Avenue

Designated lanes and special left-turn boxes for bicycles are making cycling on Pitt's campus easier and safer.

Wellness Center Implementing a New Integrated, Holistic Health Care Service Delivery Model

A new health care model designed to provide students with the services they need more efficiently and at a deeper, more holistic level focuses not only on physical well-being, but also on mental and emotional health — and how the three interconnect.

New Emergency Alert System, Companion Mobile App Aim to Increase Campus Safety

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to sign up for the University's new emergency alert system by logging in to their my.pitt.edu page and clicking on Emergency Notification under My Resources or typing ENS into the Ask Cathy! search bar.
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Dining Services Expands Sustainable Practices, Selection of World Cuisines and Vegan Dishes

From locally sourced meat to increased Farmers Market hours to gluten-free options — Pitt's Dining Services has something tasty for everyone. Plus, get the answers to frequently asked questions about dining at Pitt.
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Resources Abound for Campus Newcomers

If the school year flies, the first week of the academic year is a whirlwind. For those new to campus, plugging in and finding basic services can be a challenge. Here's where to look.

Arrival Survival Tips Ease Campus Move-in

More than 7,000 students will be moving onto Pitt's campus Aug. 21-25. Two of Arrival Survival's coordinators share their insider tips on how to make the big move-in as smooth as possible.
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Pediatrician, Researcher Remembered for Landmark Studies on Lead Poisoning

Herbert L. Needleman, known for his pioneering efforts that linked environmental lead exposure — even at low doses — to cognitive deficits in children, died in Pittsburgh on July 18 at an assisted living center. He was 89.
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Survey Gauges the Pitt Experience

A survey of graduate and professional students from all 14 schools shows a desire to be more connected and involved with the University.