Campus News

Preet Bharara shoulders and up wearing blue sportcoat and blue dress shirt

U.S. Department of Justice, News of the Day Topics of Pitt Cyber Event

Author and attorney Preet Bharara and Pitt Cyber’s David Hickton engaged with the Pitt community on subjects ranging from the Department of Justice, citizen responsibility and how future lawyers can be leaders in a packed Feb. 13 forum.
Rachel Coombs

Lounge Opens for Graduate and Professional Students

The new space, meant to forge connections and encourage cross-campus collaboration, is the result of efforts led by the Graduate and Professional Student Government.
Kami Beckford and Adam Nie

Shaping the Future of Pitt

Workshops through January and February and an online survey are underway for everyone to provide input on the next Plan for Pitt. Read why students and others are seizing the opportunity to have their voices heard in mapping the University’s next five years.

Track and Field Olympian Reflects on Time at Pitt, Plans for New Facilities

Alumnus Herb Douglas (EDUC ’48, ’50G), the oldest living African American Olympic medalist, says plans for new training spaces for athletes will bring recruiting and Pitt Athletics to new heights.
The Scottish Nationality Room in the Cathedral of Learning

Enjoy the Nationality Rooms’ Holiday Splendor

The Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning are decked out for the holiday season. Tours run through mid-January, or you can visit virtually in a gallery on Pitt's Facebook page.

Video: What Are You Thankful For?

See what Pitt students had to say, and share your answer with the University community on Facebook or Twitter.
Jay Darr, the director of the University Counseling Center

Counseling Center Director Responds to Students, Sees Growth Potential in First Year

Since his installation this February as University Counseling Center director, Jay Darr has hit the ground running, streamlining the center’s intake process and rolling out ThrivingCampus, an online directory connecting Pitt students to outpatient therapy resources.
Lindsey Macalay and William McFadden in Study Lab

Study Lab Brings Data-driven Approach to Academic Support

The space formerly known as the Academic Resource Center has a new name, a new look and a new approach to student success. With mobile study labs around campus, a Khan Academy-inspired video library and academic coaching provided by peers, the new Study Lab aims to provide everything students need to achieve their academic goals.
CB Bhattacharya

Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Are Focus of New Center

The new Center for Sustainable Business is partnering with IBM, PPG and other industry leaders to integrate environmental and societal concerns into their business models.
Renee Martin-Nagle, Mark A. Nordenberg, Ron Brand, and Ariel Armony

Global Law Faculty Member, Ugandan Educator Celebrated at Annual Awards

The University Center for International Studies recently honored Ron Brand and Silver Oonyu with Sheth International Achievement Awards.