Pitt remains at Elevated status, but revises guidelines on in-person classes
Faculty Assembly debates “definable benefit” outlined in Provost Cudd’s email.
Collaboration helped bring anti-Black racism class together quickly
Faculty Assembly members questions on shared governance’s involvement and degree requirements answered.
Sept. 8 COVID-19 update: Student cases in Oakland climb by 36
Positive tests since Aug. 1 hit 128 with 78 in isolation; face masks now required inside and outdoors.
Social media challenge kicks off Year of Engagement
Humphrey says she hopes this will be a transformative time for the University.
Diversity Forum just the beginning, new vice chancellor says
So far, Pickett said he’s happy with Pitt’s commitments to being more inclusive.
Panther fans can’t go to Heinz Field for September games
Gallagher says Pitt ultimately will decide if conditions are safe for student-athletes to compete.
Osher Institute welcomes more than 1,000 members online
Remote classes for people 50 and older have some benefits for those who are less mobile.
Look for safety concierges as buildings start to reopen
University identifies nontraditional spaces for studying, announces guest restrictions in place.
DeJong makes pitch for building concierge volunteers
Staff Council also hears report on performance evaluation compliance.
Deadlines approaching for retirement incentives
More staff and faculty who left in first half of the year recognized.
Lessons learned: Intro to Knowledge taught both faculty and students
Summer course at Pitt–Greensburg helped make everyone more comfortable online.
Libraries reopen with fewer chairs, more masks and no food
Hillman’s renovated third floor makes its long-awaited debut, but with social distance.
Pitt Eats welcomes new offerings, dining on Posvar patio
Create, Ft. Pitt Subs, True Burger and The Roost now open in campus buildings.
It’s been a stressful summer for staff dealing with international students
Changing regulations meant workload grew “exponentially,” head of OIS says.
Diversity in the workplace means everyone feels they belong
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor” workshop offers tips for respecting differences and building community.
Committee finds Scaife Hall namesake served Pitt well
Students had raised concerns about name, because of daughter’s ties to anti-immigrant efforts.
Fitness facilities opening, but you’ll need reservations
There also are still plenty of virtual options through Be Fit Pitt.
Housing high-rise planned for former Marathon station lot
The proposed building at 3500 Forbes Ave. would have nearly 300 units.
Catch up with administrative changes from over the summer
Senior vice chancellor, dean, vice provosts and diversity positions filled.
Download Nextbike app and get ready to take a free Healthy Ride
The program piloted with first-year students last year expands to all on Oakland campus.
Aug. 24 COVID-19 update: Random tests of incoming students find no new COVID-19 cases
Bonner says “more than a handful” of students facing interim sanctions for alleged health violations.
Aug. 31 COVID-19 update: Student cases on Pittsburgh campus jump by 46 in one week
Random testing will continue twice a week and numbers will be updated more frequently.
Sept. 4 COVID-19 update: Student cases up by 32 in Oakland since Aug. 31
Masks now required inside and out; off-campus students who test positive urged to move to Pitt’s isolation housing.