The Plan for Pitt: Strengthen Communities

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Dining Options at Pitt Please the Palate, Promote Sustainability Efforts

New food options, locations and services bring more choice to the campus community, aiming to make sustainability synonymous with Pitt dining.
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Arrival Survival Smooths Transition to College

Arrival Survival, the annual move-in event for Pitt students starts Monday, Aug. 20, on the Pittsburgh campus and runs through the end of the week. The essential information and helpful links to more details are collected here for students and their families.
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Kirk Holbrook to Lead Pitt’s Hill District Community Engagement Center

Kirk Holbrook has been named director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Hill District Community Engagement Center (CEC). Pitt’...
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Microgrid Designed by Pitt Engineers Drives Clean Energy at Trucking Facility

All amenities in the docking terminal of PITT OHIO’s Harmar facility — including lights, electric forklifts, computers and battery chargers — operate from power supplied by an on-site microgrid designed by Pitt’s Gregory Reed and a cohort of Swanson School of Engineering graduate students.
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NASA Researcher and Intelligent Systems Program Alumnus Puts Safety First

At his work and in his latest book, Steve Casner (A&S ’90G) explores how people put themselves in harm’s way by underestimating risks and overestimating their own abilities.
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Retiring President Sharon P. Smith Praised for Strengthening Pitt–Greensburg

The fourth president of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg has announced her retirement, effective in 2019, after more than a decade of influential leadership.