Monday, March 30, 2020
The rapid transition from in-person to online courses went smoothly, though there were a few bumps in the road. Hear what Pitt faculty members have to say about the transition to a remote academic landscape.
Friday, March 27, 2020
Douglas White, professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine and director of its Program on Ethics and Decision Making in Critical Illness, published a new framework that helps hospitals ethically allocate scarce critical care resources such as ventilators during the pandemic.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Faculty members at all University of Pittsburgh campuses have worked tirelessly to transition to online learning in the wake of COVID-19. Here, instructors from Pitt-Bradford share how they prepared.
Monday, March 23, 2020
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations is committing nearly $5 million to a consortium that includes the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Vaccine Research to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Feeling worried? From managing time on social media to helping others, Pitt experts share calming strategies for those who are anxious or struggling with mental health issues during the pandemic.
Friday, March 20, 2020
In his op-ed for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher reminds the Pittsburgh community to "look for the helpers"—especially researchers and health care providers.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Pitt instructor and nutritionist Caroline Passerrello shares reminders for making healthy meals from pantry staples for the whole family, including pets.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
All University of Pittsburgh campuses will shift classes to remote learning approaches beginning on March 23.
Friday, March 6, 2020
With COVID-19 looming as a public health threat, people from throughout the University are looking at all the different issues Pitt could encounter if the disease spreads near or on its campuses. Peek behind the scenes at the Emergency Operations Center.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
On March 3, Pitt announced that it was canceling all University-sponsored spring break travel involving air travel, and instructing students studying in programs in Spain, France and Germany to return to the United States and engage in social distancing.