The Plan for Pitt: Strengthen Communities

Rebecca Skloot in graduation gown on the PNC Park Screen
Bestselling author Rebecca Skloot, disability rights leader Judy Heumann and nurse educator Susan Hassmiller are among the newest awardees of honorary Pitt degrees.
Matt Schultz wearing a blue shirt
Matt Schultz (A&S ’10), manager of recruitment in the University Honors College, recently debuted “The Boonies,” a feature-...
Mark A. Nordenberg in a black suit and a yellow and black striped tie stands on an overlook of Pittsburgh.
Mark A. Nordenberg has been appointed chair of the Legislative Reapportionment Commission, a bipartisan group tasked with drawing Pennsylvania’s legislative districts.
a person inside a bus
David Zahniser’s album, “The Crossroads,” is a musical exploration of the Hill District that blends standard Jewish tunes with jazz to create a soundscape of the neighborhood’s working class history.
Panther fountain
The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life recently inducted the Eta Class of the Greek Hall of Fame at its Fraternity and...
Two women, one in a red mask and another in a blue mask and baseball cap, hold up a trash bag
Classmates Raeanne Heuler, Beth King and Samson Love have revived plogging at Pitt as part of their work in Geology and...
Wendy King in a purple shirt
An analysis led by epidemiologist Wendy King also found that people in certain occupations report five-fold higher rates of hesitancy than others.
Cecelia Yates in a white coat and red shirt.
Meet this year’s emerging innovator, startup of the year, small business of the year and more, as recognized by Pitt’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Empty theater with paper bags in each of its 500 seats
The 500-seat theater “sold out” on April 24 with more than $10,000 in donations to Bradford’s soup kitchen.
Scope and Scalpel, the medical school’s satirical and punny student tradition, is aiming for a part live, part virtual play this year. See behind the scenes of “Cramilton.”