Tuesday, March 2, 2021
For Pitt-Greensburg junior Kyley Coleman, Instagram seemed like a simple way to show people where and how to start supporting Black-owned businesses. For business owners and customers, her 22,000-strong account became a lifeline and a community.
Monday, February 22, 2021
The 15 Pitt recipients of the prestigious U.S. Fulbright Scholarship for 2020 are the most ever in the University of Pittsburgh’s history. For the 10th time in 11 years, Pitt was also named a top producing institution of Fulbright students.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
The University of Pittsburgh will distribute funds to approximately 15,200 students as part of the coronavirus relief package recently passed by Congress, the University announced today.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
A group of Pitt students have created VaccinatePA, a crowdsourced website that shows COVID-19 vaccination sites and vaccine availability in Pennsylvania. Want to help? They’re looking for volunteers.
Monday, February 8, 2021
A pair of Pitt graduate students have parleyed their data science expertise and football knowledge into a win in the National Football League’s annual Big Data Bowl. They’re among eight winning teams that will present their solutions for evaluating defensive player performance to the NFL.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
In his new book, longtime plant collector and Pitt junior Alvin Liu offers an in-depth look at the wild carnivorous plants that thrive in the New Jersey Pinelands.
Friday, January 22, 2021
Enhanced security and pandemic precautions limited the number of people at the Inauguration Day proceedings, but Gabriella Ogude was able to see history in the making.
Friday, January 8, 2021
From cannibal worms to fish with clear blood, second-year PhD student April Rich explains unusual topics in biology for intermediate learners.
Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Ryan Caginalp, a 16-year-old student in the University Honors College and Swanson School of Engineering, ramped up his astrophotography hobby during the pandemic. See some of his celestial images.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Like so many others this year, the student reporters at The Pitt News re-imagined how they do business.