A group from Pitt recently took a 2,300-mile journey through historical sites in the South. Students in this "classroom on the road" visited civil rights landmarks and met some of the movement's advocates.
The School of Law's national recognition has risen, and its faculty diversity, academic scope and philanthropic giving have increased during the six years that William M. Carter Jr. has served as dean.
Beginning in fall 2018, Pittsburgh Public Schools valedictorians and salutatorians will be guaranteed freshman admission to the University of Pittsburgh, along with scholarship support of at least $2,000 per year.
The nine-floor residence building, previously named Pennsylvania Hall, has been renamed K. Leroy Irvis Hall after the Pitt alumnus, emeritus trustee and historic legislative leader.
The University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees elected four new members and approved several construction projects for the Pittsburgh and Johnstown campuses, among other business items during its June 30 meeting.
Holger Hoock, British Empire specialist and Pitt history professor, unveils the brutal history rarely examined in the heroic stories of the War of Independence.
Members of the Pitt community joined jazz fans the world over in mourning the death of acclaimed pianist and composer Geri Allen, director of Pitt’s Jazz Studies program.
A discovery by Pitt and UPMC researchers shows that the immune system can be tweaked in order to find and destroy cancer cells more effectively.
Someone once told Eve, a teen with severe depression, she just wasn't working hard enough in therapy. But then her doctor, Pitt's Lisa Pan, learned that Eve can't seem to produce critical neurotransmitters.
More than 90 patents were issued to the University this fiscal year as Pitt also advanced into the top third of the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents Ranking for 2016.