Monday, November 9, 2020
Pitt Experts Optimistic About Vaccine Candidate’s Efficacy, Advise People Continue Protecting Themselves
Four Pitt experts offer their thoughts on Pfizer’s announcement today of a vaccine that early data show is more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19.
Monday, November 9, 2020
The changes came after the University’s team of medical experts assessed a significant increase in positive COVID-19 cases among students over the weekend and aim to reduce the spread of the virus when students interact with families and loved ones at the end of the term.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
As the Pittsburgh campus shifts to Guarded Risk operational posture this week, more courses and activities are moving toward in-person experiences. Take a look at some of the classrooms, lecture halls and tents where folks are working under the Flex@Pitt model.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Nothing could have prepared the Class of 2020 for what was about to happen as graduation neared. Read how one new alumna took advantage of University resources to navigate her job search.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Tomorrow’s Student Self-Care Day marks a day off from classes for students to take a break and focus on the key life skill of self-care. See what programming Pitt has in store—ranging from a workout with the Steelers to a conversation about how fighting for social justice can help one’s own well-being—beginning tonight at 8:30.
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Pitt roommates Melanie Dong and Sophie Becker were close contacts of someone who tested positive for COVID-19, so they quarantined in their residence hall room. They want their peers to know it’s less intimidating than you might think—and the snacks are plentiful.
Monday, October 5, 2020
A team of undergraduate students and faculty members is using techniques from engineering to provide a picture of how well students are complying with safety standards on the Pittsburgh campus.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
A team led by Madhu Choudhary has joined a national trial testing therapies to keep COVID-19 patients out of the hospital. Funded through Operation Warp Speed, it is one of a handful of new trials at Pitt.
Monday, September 14, 2020
Pitt Scientists Discover Tiny Antibody Component That is Highly Effective in Preventing and Treating SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Animal Models
The discovery in animals is being used to make a drug for potential therapeutic and preventive use against COVID-19 in humans.
Friday, September 11, 2020
The University of Pittsburgh is working to monitor and contain the spread of COVID-19 on and off campus by randomly testing students for the virus. Going through the process is easier than you might think—take a look.