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If the school year flies, the first week of the academic year is a whirlwind. For those new to campus, plugging in and finding basic services can be challenging. Here's where to look.

Tom Hritz, clinical nutrition manager for UPMC Mercy and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, welcomes nutrition and dietetics master's students into the clinic to enhance their studies.

Pitt's Shadow Bandits, a research team of students, faculty and staff, will live-stream the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse and conduct research — from 100,000 feet — as part of a nationwide NASA project.