Monday, August 3, 2020
COVID-19 testing, the community compact, moving to campus and Flex@Pitt were among the topics students had lingering questions about.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Classroom schedules and availability, contact tracing, and faculty assessments and evaluations were among the questions fielded in a recent discussion.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
From enhanced cleaning protocols to improved air quality systems, Pitt’s Office of Facilities Management is working hard to prepare for fall.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Pitt faculty, staff and students have been working to create safer, tech-enabled classrooms and resources to help Flex@Pitt succeed this fall. Learn about some of the expanded tutoring and teaching opportunities.
Friday, July 17, 2020
Proceeds from a new Pitt Athletics T-shirt are supporting the Center for Vaccine Research in its work developing a COVID-19 vaccine to emerge “Over Fate and Foe Victorious.”
Friday, July 17, 2020
Hari Sastry, senior vice chancellor and chief financial officer, says the fiscal year 2021 budget announced on July 15 enables Pitt to fulfill its mission of academic excellence, research, economic development and community engagement, even while the University addresses the tremendous challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
UPMC and Pitt Join ‘Operation Warp Speed,’ Offer Opportunity to Participate in COVID-19 Vaccine Trial
Hundreds of people in Western Pennsylvania will have the opportunity to participate in clinical research trials for vaccines against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh announced today.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Expert faculty members in the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine are at the helm of a new COVID-19 Medical Response Office, which will oversee the implementation of a virus monitoring program on all five Pitt campuses. The program will direct the University’s COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, reporting procedures and isolation and quarantine protocols.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
As the fall semester approaches, schools and departments at Pitt are working to reinvent the usual ways of teaching and learning. Read about the latest developments in Flex@Pitt and how the Swanson School of Engineering is flexing its creative muscles for the benefit of students and faculty alike.
Monday, July 6, 2020
When it comes to data on COVID-19, there are disparities between what information states are recording and reporting—especially when it comes to race. Utibe Essien, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine, explains why racial data is so important to track.