Wednesday, February 17, 2021
With many living their personal and professional lives online, the Zoom fatigue is real. But there’s a positive effect of the pandemic that you might not have considered: a dramatic reduction in paper use. Sustainability and IT experts on campus are hopeful the trend continues beyond this year.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
In an effort to continue offering flexible modes of learning and foster student engagement through an extended winter recess, the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will offer 10 remote courses in a first-ever winter session to all Pitt students.
Monday, November 9, 2020
The changes came after the University’s team of medical experts assessed a significant increase in positive COVID-19 cases among students over the weekend and aim to reduce the spread of the virus when students interact with families and loved ones at the end of the term.
Friday, November 6, 2020
Enrollment for spring 2021 is underway and the University is improving and evolving its full plan to allow students and faculty to structure their semesters based on how and when they would like to engage in each of their classes.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Rae Mancilla and Andrea Hergenroeder from Pitt's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences shared how their physical therapy department has adapted to COVID-19 instruction and the Flex@Pitt model during a conference in Chile. Hergenroeder said she hopes to share her experiences with Flex@Pitt with other parts of the world in the near future.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
For Lori Campbell-Tanner’s students in her Harry Potter: Blood, Power, Culture course, the Flex@Pitt model has enabled an online learning environment as engaging as the literary world they explore.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
As the Pittsburgh campus shifts to Guarded Risk operational posture this week, more courses and activities are moving toward in-person experiences. Take a look at some of the classrooms, lecture halls and tents where folks are working under the Flex@Pitt model.
Friday, October 16, 2020
Though not without its challenges, Kristin Butela says students in her Foundations of Biology Lab course are collaborating and communicating their work better than in years’ past, in part due to adjustments under Flex@Pitt.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Organic chemistry is tough in the best of times, but both students and instructor George Bandik report a successful course so far under Flex@Pitt.
Monday, October 5, 2020
A team of undergraduate students and faculty members is using techniques from engineering to provide a picture of how well students are complying with safety standards on the Pittsburgh campus.