Thursday, April 23, 2020
Tackling today's challenges requires more than an educated mind and the right tools: It takes a heart of gold. Meet some of the student leaders making a difference at Pitt—where the challenge is always accepted.
Monday, April 20, 2020
In 1920, 5,000 Pitt students assembled and formed into the shape of a “Living Panther.” To mark the 100th anniversary of the event and support the Class of 2020, the Pitt community is recreating the Living Panther—virtually! Join in.
Monday, April 20, 2020
Tune in to the festivities on Sunday, April 26, at 11:30 a.m. ET with these instructions.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Kathryn Fleisher, a junior at the University of Pittsburgh, is the 13th Truman Scholar in Pitt’s history and the first since 2016. The competitive national scholarship awards $30,000 for two to three years of graduate study.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
When a capstone celebration turned virtual this year, medical students pulled together to donate the money they had raised for the event to communities in need—and challenged faculty to do the same.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
In-person commencement ceremonies have been postponed, but Pitt will offer a unique celebration honoring the achievements of the Class of 2020 virtually on Sunday, April 26.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Travel restrictions may have put the brakes on admitted student campus visits, but a team at Pitt admissions created an innovative way of bringing campus to students wherever they are.
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Kayla Scoggin, a 21-year-old urban studies major, will enter service with the Peace Corps in Uganda upon graduation this spring. Her internship through the Elsie Hillman Civic Forum helped prepare her for her new role.
Monday, February 10, 2020
The University of Pittsburgh once again is among the nation’s top institutions for producing Fulbright students, breaking its own record with 14 students—who are now alumni—earning the prestigious scholarships for international study, teaching and research projects.
Friday, January 31, 2020
Thomas Freitag is the second winner from Pitt in the three years the scholarship has been offered. Freitag will study HIV prevention and treatment at the University of Cambridge next year.