CMRO says mask mandate changes coming next week
The latest CDC guidelines say indoor masking optional when area moves to low risk.
Faculty Assembly opposes any outside interference on curriculum
Building security stirs debate over whether pandemic-related measures should stay.
Resolutions seek to strengthen shared governance’s role in new budget model
Unit-level oversight is the key to the new budget model working, Senate committee says.
Pitt officials dispute lawmaker’s complaint about ‘collar county’ investments
Nelson’s voucher proposal also criticized at committee meeting as bad for in-state students.
New glass-covered UPMC hospital will tower over Fifth Avenue
The 636-bed facility won’t increase overall capacity in Oakland, officials tell planning commission.
Pitt Press’ reputation growing on international level
Poetry has always been recognized, but now scholarly works are getting mainstream attention.
Lawmakers quiz Gallagher on tuition, debt, economic development
Chancellor stresses that commonwealth money goes directly to cut in-state rates.
Climate Action Plan outlines how Pitt will reach carbon neutrality
Expect regular reports on progress toward 2037 goal and an updated plan every five years.
In-person Faculty Honors Convocation planned for April 1
Separate ceremonies will be held for graduate and undergraduate students.
Learn more about the war in Ukraine and how you can help
Pitt professor encourages donations through Kyiv School of Economics, which he heads.
SHRS professor’s brother killed in Ukraine
Katya Hill and family said he was shot along with others while waiting in line for bread.
Open enrollment coming April 27; MetLife now owns Davis Vision
Committee hears about money-saving “hacks” available through various University benefits.
New to Pitt: Interdisciplinary research drew Alikhani to SCI
Her projects include collaborations with Gallaudet and UPMC on natural language processing.
Concern Connection line has steady usage, Gift says
HR director assures Staff Council that compensation modernization still coming this year.
Engaged scholarship should start with what you know
Plenary speaker says focus on your discipline first to find how to connect.
Honors College dean says priority enrollment is critical
Foote tells committee she’s open to adjustments to avoid conflicts with graduating seniors.
Pitt Day in Harrisburg will actually be … in Harrisburg on March 29
The first in-person trip to the state capitol since 2019 open to 50 to 100 people.
Oakland Crossings reduces size and adds affordable housing
Mayor’s office brokered deal with Walnut Capital; plan now awaits city approval.
Staff Council speaker coaches on ‘undoing oppressions’
Book Fund Awards given out to children of Pitt staff members.
Anesthesiology professor’s novel highlights opioid addictions
Book recounts all-too-common story of medical professionals at risk for drug abuse.
Third round of Year of Data and Society projects awarded
Hybrid celebration planned April 8 to mark all the fund recipients during 2021-22.
Petersen Events Center lobby renamed for late board chair
The family of Tom Richards has committed $5 million to men’s basketball.
Jay Darr will lead new Student Wellness Team
Role includes campus recreation, Student Health Services and counseling center.
Chancellor’s Distinguished Awards honor 15 faculty members
COVID-19 Medical Response Office singled out with special recognition.
Oakland campus earns Silver-level Bicycle Friendly University
Bike Share Pittsburgh rebrands Healthy Ride as POGOH; users will have to re-register.
Recycle your bike and more during Campus Race to Zero Waste
Events include Period Talk on menstrual equity and Thriftsburgh’s Birthday Party.