The Plan for Pitt: Advance Educational Excellence

Britt Baker, a woman with long brown hair, wearing a white dentist's coat and a wrestling belt
Britt Baker has won several wrestling championships. But this spring, she expects to claim an even bigger title: doctor of dental medicine. See her interview on "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" as the show explores eclectic corners of Pittsburgh, airing Oct. 22.
Scientist greets a visitor at science event
The annual celebration of science and technology at the University of Pittsburgh is an opportunity for science professionals and aficionados alike to discover new research, network with colleagues and discuss topics affecting the scientific community.
the drone sitting on a carpeted surface
After besting all the other teams in the 2017 International Aerial Robotics Competition Mission 7, the Pitt Robotics and Automation Society sets about refining its approach in hopes of completing the full, nearly impossible challenge at next year's event.
a simulated nursing environment with rows of beds and monitors
New labs; new homes for centers, departments and clinics; and updated classrooms and infrastructure are some of the campus improvements that greeted staff, faculty and students this term.
high school woman in a jean vest painting
Forget grammar drills: High schoolers bargained for wares, ordered lunch in Chinese and painted Russian icons during National Security Agency programs on campus this summer.
two women in nursing jackets taken from a side angle
A new school, new degree programs, new majors and opportunities for novel research open up to students as Pitt continues to anticipate the needs of an evolving workforce.
Pitt script logo created by class of 2016 members holding signs in Petersen Events Center
If the school year flies, the first week of the academic year is a whirlwind. For those new to campus, plugging in and finding basic services can be a challenge. Here's where to look.
Pitt-Greensburg women's basketball team
The Pitt-Greensburg women’s basketball team placed third in the nation among NCAA division III women’s basketball teams on the...