Campus News

Pitt Among 'Colleges That Pay You Back'

The University of Pittsburgh is profiled in The Princeton Review's "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck."
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'365 Days' Chronicles Pitt Successes

Each year, Pitt celebrates the accomplishments of its faculty, staff, students and alumni in a public report. Read it online now.
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Pitt Again Named Best Public University in Northeast, Best Public Value in State

The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance honored Pitt with top rankings, and 2017 brought important rankings from additional national organizations.
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Year of Healthy U Offers Paths to Wellness

The fourth installment in the Office of the Provost’s “Year Of” series, the Year of Healthy U addresses eight dimensions of wellness: emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social and spiritual.
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Food Recovery and Sustainability Efforts Set to Expand, Applauded in City Climate Plan

The City of Pittsburgh’s Climate Action Plan 3.0 lauds efforts made by Pitt’s Food Recovery Heroes. The student group collects surplus food from dining halls and local establishments to donate to organizations that feed the hungry.
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Provost Recognized for Transformative Impact

Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Patricia E. Beeson plans to step down from her administrative positions and return to the Department of Economics faculty in 2018.
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Campus Grocery Store to Open Next Summer

A new grocery store is coming to campus, and the hours for Litchfield Towers' Quick Zone convenience store have been expanded to 24/7 — all to feed student demand.
Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, Board of Trustees Chairperson Eva Tansky Blum and Pitt–Bradford and Pitt–Titusville President Livingston Alexander

Residence Hall at Pitt–Bradford Named in Honor of Retiring President of Regional Campuses

Livingston Alexander created new opportunities for students and raised the region's profile as president of the Bradford and Titusville campuses. The Livingston Alexander House, Residence Hall is now under construction and will stand as a tribute to Alexander's ambitious vision.

Plan Ahead: Homecoming 2017 Events

Everyone from the University of Pittsburgh community, past and present, is invited to attend homecoming. Check out the schedule's highlights and find details on dozens of ways to enjoy the week.
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Historic Legislative Leader, Pitt Alumnus Celebrated at Residence Hall Dedication

Nearly 200 people gathered to honor the legacy of former Pennsylvania Speaker of the House of Representatives K. Leroy Irvis (LAW '54). The newly renamed K. Leroy Irvis Hall is the first building at Pitt named for an African-American.