The Plan for Pitt: Advance Educational Excellence
Friday, June 30, 2017
Beginning in fall 2018, the top performing students from all Pittsburgh Public Schools will be guaranteed freshman admission to the University of Pittsburgh, along with scholarship support of at least $2,000 per year.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Internationally lauded musician Geri Allen, director of the University of Pittsburgh's Jazz Studies program, died on June 27.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
A group from Pitt recently took a 2,300-mile journey through historical sites in the South called “Returning to the Roots of Civil Rights.” This "classroom on the road" offered students opportunities to speak with some of America's most famous civil rights advocates.
Friday, June 9, 2017
After 14 years of service, Livingston Alexander — a leader committed to academic success and community engagement — has chosen to step down as president of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and Titusville, effective June 30, 2018.
Friday, June 9, 2017
Pitt’s Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security is one of 66 sites selected across the country to host an Air Force Association CyberCamp and the only site chosen in Pennsylvania. The camp runs July 24 through 28.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Brian A. Primack, a scholarly researcher and professor of medicine, pediatrics, and clinical and translational science in the School of Medicine, will commence his deanship July 1.
Friday, June 2, 2017
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Paul R. Cohen's career has included managing programs at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and research in artificial intelligence and cognitive science.
Monday, May 1, 2017
Kathleen M. Blee, a Pitt faculty member and associate dean for graduate studies who has researched activist groups and racial violence for more than 30 years, starts her deanship in August.
Friday, May 5, 2017
The legacy built by Henry Hillman and his family will resound for generations, not only at the University of Pittsburgh but also throughout the region.