DeJong named vice chancellor of Human Resources after 2 months as interim
The former executive vice provost has been in the job since July and already has plenty of ideas.
Teaching heroes: GSPIA’s Santucci wants students to challenge ideas
Lecturer in intelligence studies came to Pitt after 12 years of government service.
Affinity groups become Pitt Communities but goals the same
Open house planned for Sept. 24 to promote networking for faculty and staff.
Physician assistant program elevated to department and relocated
Master’s degree candidates take up residence in new Murdoch Building.
ASK THE UTIMES: What’s the meaning of the sculpture in Posvar Hall?
Artist Virgil Cantini’s work can be seen in at least 18 pieces around Oakland.
Postdocs happy to get a seat at the table for shared governance
New association hopes to improve life for this group caught between student and staff classifications.
‘Materializing Memory’ looks at China through modern eyes
The exhibit, on view through Oct. 11, is the University Art Gallery’s first all-video show.
What’s New: Summer brings a new crop of professors, promotions
DeJong, Murrell and new CIO were the highest-profile changes over the past few months.
What’s New: Added programs focus on collaboration
Several schools add majors, certificates and online offerings.
Faculty Assembly opens new year with outline of upcoming issues
Members once again voice concerns over ongoing search for Arthur Levine’s replacement.
Global Town Hall to address climate, gender and sustainability issues
Organizers hope to show how local activism can influence global governance.
All of Us PA ready to enroll more people at new Forbes Avenue storefront
The research program wants to enroll 1 million people to create a database to study different diseases.
Flu shot clinics will start Sept. 18 for UPMC Health Plan members
Free shots available on all of Pitt’s campuses for faculty and staff.
Latinx community to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with festival
All invited to Sept. 14 event and the other activities planned through Oct. 15.
Pitt rises in U.S. News & World Report public and national university rankings
Oakland campus also ranks in top 385 colleges in annual Princeton Review survey of students.
Faculty, Staff Appreciation Game Sept. 21 at Heinz Field
Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame class will be recognized during the Central Florida match-up.
Pitt Contemporary Writers Series kicks off with Brown Award winner
Six events throughout the school year will focus on ‘The Art of Writing.’
Pitt partners with food bank for Hunger Action Month
Staff Council, Community and Government Relations and Pitt Police will be helping collect contributions.
Noh theater group to premiere ‘Gettysburg’ at Charity Randall Theatre
The ancient Japanese performance form uses masks, music, dance and more.
11 projects selected for db-SERC awards
The grants of up to $10,000 helping transform science education.
Sign up for Pitt’s annual Day of Caring on Oct. 18
This year, individuals and groups can select the project they want to work on.