Friday, September 4, 2020
Face coverings are now required—indoors and out—regardless of Pitt’s operational posture.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Published as part of a four-article package today in JAMA, research led by Pitt’s Derek Angus found that an inexpensive treatment of steroids can substantially improve survival in critically ill COVID-19 patients. The findings, part of a multi-site global trial, were so stark that the World Health Organization is updating its treatment guidance for the disease.
Friday, August 28, 2020
While Pennsylvania was in the midst of COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders, Pitt senior Gina Watkins was digging into the reasoning behind past quarantine measures—finding racism and xenophobia were major players in policy decisions.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Virologist Megan Culler Freeman has been curious about reinfections since the pandemic began. For The Conversation, she addressed some questions raised by a man who reportedly was reinfected with SARS-CoV-2.
Monday, August 24, 2020
The Education and Training Hub began in-person classes today after extensive planning and the implementation of measures that support the health and safety of the Pitt-Titusville community, including neighbors in the region.
Friday, August 21, 2020
Staff and faculty are invited to be part of the Building Safety Concierge Program—a network that promotes and supports healthy behaviors in University buildings.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
“If you can avoid it, you should avoid it, and there’s no reason to not take reasonable precautions,” says Madeleine Biache, a Pitt student who contracted COVID-19 this spring. See what advice she has for students as they return to campus this fall.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Contact tracing has been underway at Pitt for months to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. To make it effective, the entire Pitt community is being asked to follow certain procedures when any of its members test positive or experience symptoms.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
From reopening preparations to parking, the staff town hall covered what employees need to know, whether they’re working remotely or returning to campus.
Monday, August 10, 2020
The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid has announced the test optional policy for fall 2021 admission has been expanded to first-year applicants in all programs, majors, schools and colleges on the Pittsburgh campus, with the exception of the School of Nursing.