Campus News

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Incoming students: A new Pitt Arrival website has launched with all the information you need to know about move-in on the Pittsburgh campus. Get details about shipping your stuff, health rules, housing and more.
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Laura Clark Rohrer, editor-in-chief of Pitt Magazine, introduces the alumni publication’s first-ever fully digital issue. Watch for a mini documentary on George Romero, music from Uganda, an alum’s book excerpt translated into American Sign Language and more.
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Following a comprehensive national search, Carla Panzella has been named Pitt’s new dean of students. She comes to Pitt from Salem State University.
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As part of a larger effort to learn more about vulnerable students, Pitt participated in the nation’s largest assessment of students’ basic needs. The Campus Basic Needs Committee is now tasked with acting on the results.
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Early figures show a near 24% increase in Pell-eligible students coming to Pitt this fall compared to last year. As the Pitt Success Pell Match Program enters its third year, it’s making a meaningful impact on opportunities for lower-income students coming to Pitt from Pennsylvania and across the country.
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As deputy vice chancellor for research, N. John Cooper helped to establish the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research in 2018. His long career at Pitt has also included service as a dean and department chair.
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The Pitt Seed Grant program, now in its fourth year, will provide funding to projects from 16 units, schools and divisions across the University and support the goals of Pitt’s strategic plan.
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Actor, bibliophile and philanthropist Richard E. Rauh (A&S ’62, ’64G) has donated his rare book collection to the University of Pittsburgh Library System. Items in the collection include early editions of “Huckleberry Finn,” “The Great Gatsby,” “Frankenstein” and much more.
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More than 1 million square feet of the University is now certified green. See some of the buildings across the Pittsburgh campus designated Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).
 Chris O’Donnell in a grey suit
The new Office of Emerging Technologies in Health Sciences Education, led by Chris O’Donnell, is tasked with uniting Pitt’s six highly ranked schools of the health sciences through embracing new tech.