Levine begins process to step down from leadership roles
The head of health sciences and the School of Medicine will stay on until his successor is found.
More funding coming for Open Educational Resource projects
Provost Cudd continuing program started under predecessor to help offset cost of textbooks
Use of paid parental leave, which Staff Council championed, has increased dramatically
Second year of program sees jump from 67 to 140 employees using the benefit.
Faculty union turns in signed cards asking Pennsylvania labor board for an election
Next PLRB will meet with University and union to determine who is in bargaining unit.
After 34 years of service, John Wilds is retiring from Pitt
The University alum served as HR director before becoming assistant vice chancellor for community relations.
Tobacco policy ad hoc committee and resolution on IT decisions pass Senate Council
Chancellor will set up panel to study Pitt’s resources for helping in smoking cessation
Grounds crews kept busy with crows and will be happy to see them move on
Senate committee hears details on bird control, snow removal, service requests and other projects from Facilities Management.
Central Oakland seeing a new food boom
Three restaurants have opened this month and three more places are on the way.
Eat lunch for $6 during Oakland Restaurant Week
The six day event starts Jan. 28 at 18 locations in central Oakland.
Canvas may replace Blackboard as Pitt’s learning management system
Computing and Information Technology Committee says faculty should have input on any eventual changes.
Renowned flutist and educator to take over Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program
Nicole Mitchell also will fill a newly endowed chair in jazz studies in the Dietrich School.
Katz School’s Driscoll banking on Revival in Bellevue
The IT director has partnered on a new restaurant in a former funeral parlor.
Center for African American Poetry and Poetics co-founder Hayes returns for reading
CAAPP's inaugural fellow Rickey Laurentiis also will read at the Jan. 24 event at Heinz Chapel.
Branding workshops seek to present a unified message about Pitt’s personality
Staff, students and faculty participate in sessions to identify the University’s key traits.
Get involved to be of service to the U and to you
Faculty urged to step up for committees, administrative positions and shared governance
Allegheny Observatory was the perfect place to see the lunar eclipse
Staff hosts nearly 50 students, who braved the cold and snow to get a glimpse at the rare phenomenon.
Hoopla and Friends & Family Day bring fans to women's basketball games
The two events earlier this month brought almost 3,000 to the Petersen Events Center.