Department of Economics
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Thursday, February 11, 2021
A multi-institutional team of researchers followed university students to identify factors linked to depression and anxiety during the pandemic.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Friday, October 16, 2020
Pitt senior Cedric Humphrey wanted to know what Joe Biden would say to young Black voters disappointed in the political system. During Thursday night’s ABC News town hall, he had a national stage to pose his question.
Friday, September 25, 2020
Friday, September 4, 2020
Senior Sai Bhatte and a committee of undergraduate and graduate students are working to keep campus open. “You hear complaints from your friends, your peers, your professors—to be in a position to take that to someone in power and make a change is really impactful,” she said.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Years ago, three students dreamed up the Year of Engagement and worked to make it a reality for 2020-2021. Learn how to get involved—including applying for funding and winning prizes during the Fourteen Day Challenge, which starts today.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
“If you can avoid it, you should avoid it, and there’s no reason to not take reasonable precautions,” says Madeleine Biache, a Pitt student who contracted COVID-19 this spring. See what advice she has for students as they return to campus this fall.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Regina Munsch and Mark Novales came to Pitt for different reasons, but each had a gut feeling: it was a good match from the start. Now, they’re set to graduate, and will cheer on their classmates as the undergraduate speakers at Sunday’s celebration of the Class of 2020.
Friday, February 28, 2020
The student-led Pitt Green Fund helped launch the campus thrift store and bicycle co-op, but its board also tackles efforts related to equity and social justice.