Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Arthur S. Levine, senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, has announced his intention to step down, but will continue his leadership roles until his successor is hired. In the next few months, he plans to open a new laboratory in the University’s Brain Institute, where he will pursue Alzheimer’s disease research.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Lorri Johnson, who played basketball for Pitt from 1987-1992, holds the record for career points scored among both men and women. She was recently honored during a halftime ceremony at the Petersen Events Center.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The Pittwire staff wrote of academic achievements, community partnerships and groundbreaking research from the University in 2018. Enjoy the stories of this year’s successes.
Friday, December 7, 2018
The program, launched this year by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, aims to reduce federal student loan debt and, in turn, help new graduates gain greater economic stability.
Friday, November 30, 2018
Pitt plans to purchase 100 percent of the power from a low-impact hydroelectric plant to be built on the Allegheny River. The facility, expected to open in 2022, will generate enough power to supply a quarter of the Pittsburgh campus electricity needs.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Held each year in the Cathedral of Learning, the Holiday Open House will feature performances, food and crafts, as well as tours of the festively decorated Nationality Rooms. This Sunday’s events also include a sneak peek at the newest room.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
From study abroad programs to courses and events infused with a global perspective, efforts at Pitt continue to broaden horizons.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Pitt is building on a foundation of inclusiveness and awareness about LGBTQIA+ issues, inspiring student-led efforts and national praise.
Monday, September 10, 2018
The new academic year brings the reveal of renovations at Hillman Library, updated computer labs and study areas, and new green spaces for gathering, among dozens of other projects.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Hari Sastry, currently director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources, will be nominated to the post during the full University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees’ September meeting.