Campus News

The Cathedral of Learning behind trees on a sunny day
The University of Pittsburgh has been named the top public university in the Northeast, according to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. This is the fourth time in five years that Pitt has received this No. 1 recognition.
Regina Munsch and Mark Novales, both wearing black
Regina Munsch and Mark Novales came to Pitt for different reasons, but each had a gut feeling: it was a good match from the start. Now, they’re set to graduate, and will cheer on their classmates as the undergraduate speakers at Sunday’s celebration of the Class of 2020.
Prince Matthews in a pink shirt and black suit, and Stephanie Wiltman
Meet Prince Matthew and Stephanie Wiltman—the graduate students speaking at Sunday’s celebration of the Class of 2020.
A family watches commencement online
Tune in to the festivities on Sunday, April 26, at 11:30 a.m. ET with these instructions.
A family watches commencement online
In-person commencement ceremonies have been postponed, but Pitt will offer a unique celebration honoring the achievements of the Class of 2020 virtually on Sunday, April 26.
A person browses Pittwire Live on a computer
Introducing Pittwire Live, an online hub where you can participate in virtual events like fitness classes and workshops, find volunteer opportunities and join communities of common interest.
Two people in blue shirts handle groceries
Opportunities for students, faculty and staff to reach out, give back and grow continue to increase over the weeks since the University began responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two women in running gear outside Nordenberg Hall
Two clinicians at Pitt are reaching more students by combining group therapy with running. Find out how Running Forward and other campus resources are helping students build community around mental health and well-being.
a woman in a long blue dress depicted in stained glass
Tours of the Heinz Memorial Chapel’s women in the stained glass windows will be held throughout Women’s History Month.
sunny sidewalk behind the Cathedral, with hydrangeas blooming
The University has already reduced greenhouse gas emissions on the Pittsburgh campus by 22%. Building and infrastructure efficiencies are key to the new goal of carbon neutrality by 2037—Pitt’s 250th anniversary.