Campus News

male graduate in cap and gown; his mother and aunt on either side of him pinching his cheeks
The University of Pittsburgh commencement ceremonies on April 26 and 29 celebrated all that Pitt students have accomplished thus far — as well as the promise of what is yet to come. Visit the media galleries that showcase the pride, excitement and optimism of the Pitt Class of 2018.
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Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Find all the information celebrants and guests need to navigate commencement here. Information for both undergraduate and graduate ceremonies is provided.
On April 26, attorney David C. Frederick (A&S ’83) will speak at the graduate commencement ceremony, and on April 29, City of Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto (GSPIA ’11) will speak at the undergraduate ceremony.
Plants growing on roof of Benedum Hall for green roof project, two buildings in background
Sustainability Week festivities on campus, beginning Saturday, will bring awareness to how students, faculty, staff and neighbors can help to achieve Pitt’s sustainability goals.
Larry Feick headshot in jacket and shirt/tie
Currently Pitt’s vice provost for special projects, Lawrence Feick joined Pitt in 1982 and has most recently served as provost liaison to all four of Pitt’s regional campuses.
Bernard J. Costello, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, effective April 1. Costello has been serving as interim dean since February 2018.
James R. Martin II, professor and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, effective Aug. 15.
Wildermuth in a blue and white blazer in front of a tan background
Amy J. Wildermuth, associate vice president for faculty and academic affairs at the University of Utah, has been named dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She will begin her deanship on July 1.
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Dina Fradkin and Jahvon Dockery took home this year’s top undergraduate student awards at Pitt’s Honors Convocation, which celebrates the achievements of faculty members and students.
Laurel and Peter Alpern wearing their medals from the fall race
Second-year math major Laurel Alpern didn't expect to follow in her family's footsteps to the Pitt Rowing Club, but once she met the team, she was hooked. As the new season approaches, the rowers look forward to another record-breaking year.