Chancellor says Pitt entered Koch grant agreement with ‘eyes wide open’
Director of new center Jennifer Murtazashvili stresses fieldwork opportunities on governance issues; opponents want more transparency.
Bonneau: The importance of academic freedom
“One of the reasons many of us chose a career in academia is because of the freedom to pursue lines of inquiry of interest to us and to do so free from constraint from others.”
Chirimuuta: Looking a gift horse in the mouth
The challenges that come wrapped up with controversial donations.
Parking permit holders prepare for some changes
Eberly lot closing Nov. 18; “stacking” possible at Soldiers & Sailors garage when O’Hara closes.
Chancellor: Tree of Life impact won’t go away anytime soon
Pittsburgh and Pitt will mark one year from the shooting tragedy this weekend.
Faculty Racial Equity Study finds need for improvement
Internal study places Pitt in the middle of AAU public colleges for percent of white professors.
School of Education’s Patel molding her role as associate dean for Equity and Justice
One year in, she credits Dean Valerie Kinloch with having the foresight to create her position.
Multi-pronged approach outlined to address sexual misconduct on campus
AAU Campus Climate Survey shows Pitt still has a long way to go; Gallagher announces community-based strategy.
Scenes from Homecoming’s Welcome Back Reception and Fireworks
Hundreds gathered inside and outside the Cathedral of Learning for festivities.
‘Living with the Dead’ invades Hillman Library for a night
The Romero collection celebration a scary good time for all who attended.
Student project leads to free period products in 9 campus buildings
The three women are now fighting to get these supplies in all public colleges and middle and high schools in state.
Residents embracing Homewood Community Engagement Center
After one year, CEC has served 4,500 people and held 667 events.
Investment decisions up to Board of Trustees, Gallagher tells Senate
Students pushing for quicker action on socially responsible investing; chancellor says careful analysis is needed.
Pitt Law professor uses improv comedy to help students to embrace mistakes
Ideas from stage can improve students’ ability to think on the fly, professor says.
TIAA trying to improve on ‘model transaction’ rates
Committee told that current system has problems handling distributions for retirees who work part-time at Pitt.
Homecoming activities abound for staff and faculty
Chancellor Gallagher will give a new University Update to alumni on Oct. 25.
Speaker to give tips for fighting endless ruminations
The event on Oct. 28 is sponsored by the Mental Wellness Task Force.
Faculty and staff help out during annual Day of Caring
Hundreds took to the streets to clean, weed, do maintenance and much more.
Art gallery exhibits feature ‘Metal from Clay’ and ‘Curious Drawings’
Museum Studies students curated the works by Doctor Clapp; ‘Aluminum Stories’ features city’s other metal
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