COVID cases continue to spike; Pitt changing testing strategy
Any asymptomatic student can get a test, no questions asked; shelter in place continues.
Volunteers needed for 7 second-dose clinics at the Pete
Pitt administered 500 shots on April 8 to faculty and staff who work directly with students.
Pitt–Titusville Education and Training Hub ‘all systems go’
Three partners already developing programs on campus and more on the way.
Volunteers sought for in-person commencement events
University says it’s still watching conditions before making final determination on ceremonies.
Arizona State official named as new Honors College dean
Nicola Foote will take over the position on July 1 and will be a professor in GSPIA.
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.
‘He was one of the great people of the world’
Larry Davis remembered for pioneering work at Pitt Social Work and far beyond.
Senate Plenary tackles ideas toward making Pitt more inclusive
Pickett says University needs to determine a collective understanding of what equity is.
Staff hero: Jeremiah McKain helps make Dietrich space better
His job pivoted to getting faculty and staff building access during the past year.
Dietrich School series hopes to show how science works
Experts from several departments will discuss how data can be used and misused.
#BLM movement leader says ‘dignity and survival’ at heart of activism
Alicia Garza kicks off Pitt Law’s Achieving Excellence Speaker Series.
Panels confront issues faced by women during the pandemic
Participants urge everyone to seek support and be prepared to change directions.
Bill named for late Pitt staff member hopes to improve bike safety
Susan and Emily’s Law, which would allow protected bike lanes, awaits Pa. Senate action.
Pitt Research update: Door to partnering with Pitt wide open
Newsletter premieres with column by Rutenbar and news about work being done on campus.
Second year of Pitt Momentum Fund grants awarded
The internal funding promotes partnerships and this year put special focus on social justice.
TEACHING AT PITT: Faculty self-care as community care
Demands of teaching new ways, supporting students and juggling family have led to an epidemic of faculty stress and burnout.
TECH CORNER: Eight ways to defuse Zoom bombing
Many of these techniques also will work to stop problems in Teams.
Faculty Affairs looking at alternatives to OMETs
McCarthy updates committee on change to “G grade” that allows for fallback grade.