Campus News

Rebecca Skloot in graduation gown on the PNC Park Screen
Bestselling author Rebecca Skloot, disability rights leader Judy Heumann and nurse educator Susan Hassmiller are among the newest awardees of honorary Pitt degrees.
Louise Lovecchio in graduation attire, poses for  photographer and fellow Pitt student Alanna Reid, foreground, outside of the Cathedral of Learning
If you can’t make it in person, join the livestream at 6 p.m. ET or visit Pitt’s social media pages to experience the first of several celebrations for the Class of 2021.
Bronze panther statue with red flowers at its base
PhD students who have passed their comprehensive exams and whose funding has run out will be eligible for an additional semester of support in academic year 2021-2022. Learn more.
Cathedral of Learning with a blooming pink tree in the foreground
From committing to carbon neutrality to transforming the regional economy with green investments, Earth Day is every day at Pitt. See stories of sustainability champions on campus and peruse events celebrating Earth Day 2021.
A police officer in a Pitt face mask standing next to a person in a gray shirt
The April 15 conversation ranged from police training at Pitt to a new student-focused committee that will address public safety concerns.
Quincy Johnston in a blue Pitt jacket and a white top
Join the Pitt Program Council lecture director on April 19 as she interviews “Queer Eye” host, author and activist Jonathan Van Ness.
A blue sign that reads "Pitt COVID Concern Connection" with a photo of a telephone next to it
Reports to the Pitt COVID Concern Connection have increased slightly since the March update. See the latest data and reminders for the end of the term.
A person walks outdoors in a jacket and backpack near the Cathedral of Learning
The framework serves as a blueprint of the forthcoming strategic plan, and the University’s strategic planners are looking for feedback on the draft from the Pitt community.
A person in an orange vest and blue face mask points to their right
Pitt will host vaccine clinics at the Petersen Events Center in the upcoming weeks and volunteers are needed to help the process run smoothly. Learn more about how to enroll as a volunteer.
The storefront of Pamela's Diner
Since 2020, Pitt Eats Local has infused more than a half-million dollars into the community and helped Oakland neighborhood restaurants bridge the gap during COVID-19.