COVID-19 Updates

Expert Offers Tips for Teaching Online

Cynthia Golden, associate vice provost and executive director of Pitt’s Center for Teaching and Learning, has advice for faculty members as they shift their courses online.

COVID-19: What You Need to Know

All University of Pittsburgh campuses will shift classes to remote learning approaches beginning on March 23.
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How Pitt is Preparing for the Spread of the Coronavirus

The University of Pittsburgh continues to monitor the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, and is taking steps to respond to community needs.
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Naming the New Coronavirus—Why Taking Wuhan out of the Picture Matters

While identifying a new disease by its place of origin seems intuitive, history demonstrates that doing so can harm the people who live there, contends Pitt historian Mari Webel.
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Informing the Community on Novel Coronavirus

More than 250 people attended a panel discussion on Feb. 12 to hear a group of Pitt and county experts discuss the coronavirus outbreak.
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University of Pittsburgh To Begin Work on Novel Coronavirus Vaccine

The University of Pittsburgh is among a select few institutions expected to receive samples of the coronavirus for study. In his remarks to the University Senate, Paul Duprex, director of the Center for Vaccine Research, highlighted the tremendous history the University has in working on vaccines and why this matters.