Harold Rickenbacker knows the real value of a breath of fresh air.
He’s a clean air and innovation manager with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) in Washington, D.C., one of the world’s leading environmental organizations. Working with EDF+Business, Rickenbacker (ENGR ’19G) manages clean air projects in the United States and abroad and promotes technologies, business models and partnerships needed to reduce pollution and improve health outcomes.
In preparation for the upcoming fall term move-in — known as Pitt Arrival — the Office of Business and Auxiliary Services has been hard at work to ensure students and families are ready.
Reinvention never stops
Schenley Quadrangle contains five of Pitt’s 14 residence halls.
Schenley Park, with 456 acres of trails, woods and attractions, is a quick walk or bike ride from the Pittsburgh campus.
The 42-story Cathedral of Learning (“Cathy” to many students) stands at the heart of the Pittsburgh campus.
Heinz Field is home to Pitt Panthers football.
Pittsburgh is home to 440-plus bridges—more than any other city, even Venice—and three rivers.
Students rub the nose of the Pitt Panther statue on campus for good luck on exams.