The Plan for Pitt: Advance Educational Excellence
Friday, October 25, 2019
Pitt senior Rachel Noah created her own University experience on her way to a career in arts management during a dream summer internship: on Broadway with the producers of “Wicked.”
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019
Pitt's University Library System is the publisher of a new journal dedicated to Pittsburgh native son and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson. The inaugural issue features contributions from the Department of History's Laurence Glasco and English faculty member emeritus Christopher Rawson.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Emergency room professionals often see patients with mental health issues. School of Social work senior Brandon Thomas has developed a training module to address stigma and bias among medical professionals toward these patients. His research is showing some promising early results.
Friday, October 4, 2019
Former Pennsylvania governors Tom Ridge and Ed Rendell have differed ideologically over the years, but also are like-minded on other matters, including the value of civility and compromise in politics today. The two spoke at the University of Pittsburgh’s 2019 American Experience Distinguished Lecture Series, where another former Pennsylvania governor, Dick Thornburgh, was presented with the Elsie Hilliard Hillman Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Public Service.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd participated in a forum with Mayor William Peduto and other regional leaders to share accomplishments and commitments to help improve our part of the planet.
Monday, September 16, 2019
Kathy Monangai may not have wanted to become a pharmacist upon enrolling at the University of Pittsburgh, but since switching to Pitt’s School of Pharmacy, she has been carving a path of leadership excellence and was recently elected as the Student National Pharmaceutical Association’s national vice president. Monangai said she wants to help children in a pharmaceutical setting as a professional.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
The 2019–20 academic year marks the inauguration of new majors, innovative online offerings and collaborations among different schools across the University of Pittsburgh. Highlights include programs in engineering, arts and sciences, computing and many others.
Monday, September 9, 2019
According to the U.S. Department of Education, about a third of undergraduate students change their major at least once by their third year of enrollment. So, what’s the catalyst for these major changes? At Pitt, many students find themselves developing a newfound passion by surprise — while taking one of their general education requirements.
Monday, September 9, 2019
The University of Pittsburgh is ranked among the nation’s top 20 public colleges and universities in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. Pitt is ranked 18th with Florida State, Penn State and Purdue universities after being No. 26 in the magazine’s previous ranking.