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Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Class Showcases More Than 100 Years of History

Representing football, basketball, swimming, gymnastics and track and field, 16 former Pitt athletes were named to the hall of fame. They will be honored in a September ceremony.
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Class of 2018 Celebrates Commencement

The University of Pittsburgh commencement ceremonies on April 26 and 29 celebrated all that Pitt students have accomplished thus far — as well as the promise of what is yet to come. Visit the media galleries that showcase the pride, excitement and optimism of the Pitt Class of 2018.
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Commencement: Useful Tips for Grads, Guests

Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Find all the information celebrants and guests need to navigate commencement here. Information for both undergraduate and graduate ceremonies is provided.

University of Pittsburgh Announces Commencement Speakers for 2018

On April 26, attorney David C. Frederick (A&S ’83) will speak at the graduate commencement ceremony, and on April 29, City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto (GSPIA ’11) will speak at the undergraduate ceremony.
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Sustainability Week Events Showcase Dedication to Campus Green Initiatives

Sustainability Week festivities on campus, beginning Saturday, will bring awareness to how students, faculty, staff and neighbors can help to achieve Pitt’s sustainability goals.
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Interim President Selected for Bradford, Titusville Regional Campuses

Currently Pitt’s vice provost for special projects, Lawrence Feick joined Pitt in 1982 and has most recently served as provost liaison to all four of Pitt’s regional campuses.

Pitt Names New Dean of Dental Medicine

Bernard J. Costello, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, effective April 1. Costello has been serving as interim dean since February 2018.

University of Pittsburgh Names New Dean for Swanson School of Engineering

James R. Martin II, professor and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, effective Aug. 15.
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Pitt Names New Dean for School of Law

Amy J. Wildermuth, associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She will begin her deanship on July 1.
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Faculty, Students Recognized at University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation

Dina Fradkin and Jahvon Dockery took home this year’s top undergraduate student awards at Pitt’s Honors Convocation, which celebrates the achievements of faculty members and students.