Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

young man holding a microphone

Pitt Community Gathers to Grieve, Heal and Serve in Honor of Tree of Life Synagogue

Drawing strength and inspiration from each other, thousands of people congregated Monday at the Cathedral of Learning to honor those killed Oct. 27 in Squirrel Hill.
Kris and Dave Karthak, seated next to each other, smiling

Daughter-Father Team Teaches Class on Bridging Political, Generational Divide

With the 2018 midterm elections swiftly approaching, University of Pittsburgh faculty member Kris Kanthak is trying to make discussing politics a little easier to navigate — with the help of someone familiar.
Black and white film still from "Night of the Living Dead" showing several zombies crossing a field

Romero Lives!

Film and media studies professor Adam Lowenstein brings his expertise to Pittsburgh’s 50th anniversary celebration of the classic horror flick “Night of the Living Dead.”
students walking through the new quad

New and Transformed Spaces Enhance Academic Mission, Campus Life

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.
Kathy Stetler headshot, archival, black and white

Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee Talks Swimming, Pitt-Penn State Rivalry

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.
Man and woman in boat on the water using tools to test water

Water Research Initiative Launches at Pitt

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.