Tuesday, June 9, 2020
In accordance with expert guidance and to keep our community safe and healthy, Pitt has announced that it will move to a flexible remote and in-person approach to fall classes. Pittwire spoke to Cynthia Golden from the University Center for Teaching and Learning to hear more about what faculty members should consider as they write their fall syllabi this summer.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The University of Pittsburgh’s approach to operational planning amid the pandemic preserves commitments to its mission of teaching, research and service while helping to control the spread of COVID-19 and adapt to its ongoing presence. Read the latest updates.
Friday, May 15, 2020
David Hickton, the founding director of the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security, is taking a leave of absence from Pitt to play a critical role in overseeing how trillions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief funding are spent.
Thursday, May 7, 2020
With the University operating in a modified status, internal planning to ramp up physical operations has begun. Three task forces are envisioning the process from multiple perspectives to align with public safety guidance.
Monday, May 4, 2020
International students are faced with specialized concerns—like rapidly changing immigration and travel regulations—in addition to the issues faced by the entire University community in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pitt steps in with support, advice and tools to help.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
The U.S. Department of Education is allocating relief funds for colleges and universities to distribute to students impacted by COVID-19. Here’s the basic breakdown of how to find out if you’re a recipient of the CARES grant, other options for financial assistance and where to go to learn more.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Monday, March 16, 2020
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.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
All University of Pittsburgh campuses will shift classes to remote learning approaches beginning on March 23.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
On March 3, Pitt announced that it was canceling all University-sponsored spring break travel involving air travel, and instructing students studying in programs in Spain, France and Germany to return to the United States and engage in social distancing.