September 10, 2018
The new academic year brings the reveal of renovations at Hillman Library, updated computer labs and study areas, and new green spaces for gathering, among dozens of other projects.
September 6, 2018
Hari Sastry, currently director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources, will be nominated to the post during the full University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees’ September meeting.
September 5, 2018
Kathy Stetler, the University of Pittsburgh’s first female national champion in any sport, and 15 other legends will be inducted into the Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame this weekend.
September 5, 2018
The Pittsburgh Collaboratory for Water Research, Education and Outreach, led by Pitt geology and environmental science researchers, invites the community to its Sept. 6 forum.
August 31, 2018
From an interdisciplinary series about water issues in Central Asia to new minors for less commonly taught languages, there’s lots to explore this year in academics at Pitt.
August 29, 2018
For new students, faculty and staff members, getting acclimated to campus life can be challenging. Here’s a guide to help.
August 27, 2018
The new calendar, developed by the Office of University Communications, hosts information about events across participating Pitt campuses, centers and departments.
August 24, 2018
New food options, locations and services bring more choice to the campus community, aiming to make sustainability synonymous with Pitt dining.
August 23, 2018
Bernard Fisher, MD, celebrated his 100th birthday on Aug. 23. His work as a surgeon-scientist led to an improved rate of survival and quality of life for countless women with breast cancer as well as for patients with other forms of cancer.
August 17, 2018
Arrival Survival, the annual move-in event for Pitt students starts Monday, Aug. 20, on the Pittsburgh campus and runs through the end of the week. The essential information and helpful links to more details are collected here for students and their families.
August 15, 2018
All amenities in the docking terminal of PITT OHIO’s Harmar facility — including lights, electric forklifts, computers and battery chargers — operate from power supplied by an on-site microgrid designed by Pitt’s Gregory Reed and a cohort of Swanson School of Engineering graduate students.
August 10, 2018
The second annual Air Force Association CyberCamp immersed 250 high schoolers in activities to identify malicious code, check for hackers and defend simulated network systems.
August 8, 2018
A team led by engineer Carla Ng has developed a computer model to predict the presence of pollutants in farmed salmon. She found that fish, too, are what they eat.
August 3, 2018
At his work and in his latest book, Steve Casner (A&S ’90G) explores how people put themselves in harm’s way by underestimating risks and overestimating their own abilities.
August 1, 2018
Under the leadership of Evan Facher, Pitt innovators started a record 23 new companies in FY18. Facher now moves into the new position of vice chancellor for innovation and entrepreneurship.