Digital accessibility policy hits roadblock in Faculty Assembly
Proposal sent back to University committee after concerns raised about cost and implementation.
From Pitt associate professor to Ukrainian economy minister
Economics department’s Mylovanov on leave to help make reforms in his native country.
Professor brings State Department fellowship work back to campus
Treado hopes to form a working group to look at strategies for socially responsible investing by large institutions.
Trustees committees approve increased debt limits
Money will go to fund rec center, Scaife Hall work and other projects in capital budget.
Alumni ask chancellor how to keep Pitt innovative, competitive
Gallagher gave a University Update presentation as part of Homecoming activities
Black alumni say more work needed on diversity issues
Homecoming events mark 50 years since computer center sit-in.
‘The Time Warp’ helps jump start Year of Creativity
Calendar filling up with activities related to annual theme; grant money still available.
Events planned to celebrate and elevate community engagement
Staff Community of Practice and spring forum will help bring practitioners together.
Pitt promises experts, but no cash, for additive manufacturing hub
Neighborhood 91 project at airport would bring together all 3-D related printing components.
Companies already signing on to new Center for Sustainable Business
Panel discussion focuses on using partnerships to promote corporate sustainability.
Charity starts at your Pitt home; opportunities abound this season
Registration for Christmas Day at Pitt volunteers begins on Nov. 18, but there are more ways to give.
Teaching heroes: Savun tackles civil war, world politics and peacekeeping
The political science professor asks students to think analytically about tough topics.
Title change for ‘non-tenure-stream’ faculty passed on to Senate Council
Concerns raised by Faculty Assembly members over benchmarking for “appointment-stream” faculty
Scenes from Homecoming’s Welcome Back Reception and Fireworks
Hundreds gathered inside and outside the Cathedral of Learning for festivities.
Growing up in Homewood gave John Wallace interesting view of Pitt
New Social Work chair, in Provost’s Inaugural Lecture, says University must “build bridges.”
Computing committee OKs accessibility policy; hears about new cloud services
Azure and AWS allow Pitt staff to work virtually on more powerful computers.
‘Living with the Dead’ invades Hillman Library for a night
The Romero collection celebration a scary good time for all who attended.
One-woman show looks at the pitfalls of plastic surgery
“140 LBS: How Beauty Killed My Mother” presented by Vietnamese Student Association.