Campus News

A close up of leaves covered in snow in front of the Cathedral of Learning
The Office of the Provost has established a Sustainability Distinction, which adds to transcripts a credential signaling the student’s academic, community service and professional commitment to sustainability.
A student in a blue shirt walks down the sidewalk in a face mask and holding an umbrella and phone
Pitt IT encourages students on all campuses to download the Pitt Mobile, Rave Guardian and Duo Mobile apps.
A sign for the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
Now ranked No. 30 in the world, the Master of Business Administration program in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business jumped 23 spots in The Economist’s 2020-21 rankings. The Katz MBA also ranked No. 13 among U.S. public universities and No. 20 in the nation.
Khoi holding a black guitar in front of a neon pink background
Mai Khoi, in exile because of her political beliefs, has found a home at Pitt and is thriving under the Scholars at Risk program. Watch her latest performance, “Bad Activist,” on Jan. 27 at noon.
The Petersen Event Center
On Jan. 28 and 29, the Allegheny County Health Department will provide COVID-19 vaccinations to Pitt health care students in the state’s Group 1A designation at the University’s Petersen Events Center. Clinical students in the health sciences who are patient-facing have been invited to take part at this time, per the direction of the ACHD. In addition to this clinic, UPMC is also vaccinating a number of our patient-facing health care personnel. Pitt is awaiting approval from the state to be an independent vaccine provider.
a black and white image of Dr. King
A new online resource from the University Library System serves as an entry point into learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy. “Activism starts with awareness, and that’s what this guide is all about,” said Tyrica Terry Kapral, humanities data librarian.
A black and white image overlaid with green, yellow and red tint, of a protest. A person is holding a sign that says "Racism is the biggest pandemic"
Artists have until Feb. 1 to submit their work to the “Don’t Look Away: Because Mattering is the Minimum” exhibit, which asks the question, “What does Black Lives Matter mean to you?” The exhibit will travel to all Pitt campuses and feature performances.
A person sitting in the corner of a dark red room with a camera facing them
The Center for Creativity’s One Minute Film Festival gave members of the Pitt community a chance to explore writing, storytelling and filmmaking in a compact form. See the winners.
A cobblestone street with a bike lane with a black SUV driving down the center lane
The new streetscape between Fifth and Forbes Avenues includes safe, separated paths for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists; updated utility infrastructure; additional landscaping and more for the Pitt campus and community.
Dick Thornburgh in a gray suit and red tie shaking a man's hand behind a lectern
The former Pennsylvania governor and U.S. attorney general was a champion of justice who left a lasting legacy both within and beyond the University.