Senate elections: Candidates for presidency outline positions
Kear and Salcido both have served as vice president; winner will have two-year term.
Fall plans are fluid, but in-person classes will be the default
Staff will begin gradual return in June, but DeJong says flex work will be part of the “new normal.”
Several Pitt programs in top 20 of U.S. News Best Grad Schools
Medical school among best for research, and nursing doctorate ranks second for public schools.
Atlanta shootings a wake-up call for Asian community
Pitt leaders and others react with anger, compassion and heartbreak.
Pitt community warned to be vigilant, even though COVID rates falling
Bad behavior could put in-person commencement at risk, Bonner says.
Annual mean and median salary report presented to Budget committee
Among staff, chancellor’s office ranks highest on mean, and libraries are lowest paid.
New Public Health dean wants to increase community connections
Lichtveld planning new undergraduate degree and academy for local high school students.
Self-care days still hit grad students who teach unequally
The effort at least symbolically recognizes the stresses we all are under, some say.
Senate elections: Vice presidential candidates respond to questions
Three associate professors — Kanthak, Scott and Wood — will vie for the office.
Staff hero: Handling transfer requests hasn’t slowed during pandemic
Schockling and coworkers have smoothed out the online graduation process since last year.
Property watch: Demolition of O’Hara garage, LRDC building back on for May
Planning commission approves new apartment building for former Marathon station lot.
Kathy Humphrey leaving Pitt for Carlow presidency
Since coming here in 2005, she has been instrumental in several high-profile initiatives.
Pitt and CMU launch center dedicated to combating extremism
Dietrich School Dean Kathleen Blee and CMU professor Cranor will lead the Collaboratory Against Hate.
Plenary will look at how Senate committees are addressing equity and inclusion
Sessions also include panels on ‘Building an Equitable Institution’ and anti-Black racism course.
Former Pitt emergency official charged with selling stolen PPE
University says the equipment he allegedly took didn’t significantly impact its supply.
Affinity groups still active during pandemic bringing together faculty, staff
Disability and Muslim groups latest to join Pitt Communities; find out how to connect.
Employees have given 2,957 volunteer hours through initiative
The Pitt Pandemic Service effort is scheduled to last through June and then be re-evaluated.
Green Office Challenge moves home with tips and perks
Sustainability projects coordinator presents program to Staff Council.
Updated gift policy and longer Senate officer terms approved
President, vice president and secretary will now serve for two years and be eligible for two terms.
Humanities in Health conference hopes to bring disciplines together
The two-day Year of Engagement event features 125 authors on a wide range of topics.
Faculty Affairs looking at alternatives to OMETs
McCarthy updates committee on change to “G grade” that allows for fallback grade.