The Plan for Pitt: Build Foundational Strength

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University Commemorates Anniversary of Pivotal 1969 Computer Center Sit-in

The January event, held on the 50th anniversary of the sit-in, included a candlelight procession recreating the march from the student union to the Cathedral and a ceremony passing the mantle of Black Action Society leadership from one generation to the next.
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First Pitt Women’s Athletics Jersey Retired

Lorri Johnson, who played basketball for Pitt from 1987-1992, holds the record for career points scored among both men and women. She was recently honored during a halftime ceremony at the Petersen Events Center.
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Peruse 2018’s Popular Stories

The Pittwire staff wrote of academic achievements, community partnerships and groundbreaking research from the University in 2018. Enjoy the stories of this year’s successes.