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Cleaner in an elevator with cleaning supplies, blue uniform and mask

Ready for the start of the fall term

The Environmental Health and Safety and Facilities Management teams are keeping Pitt’s air, water and facilities clean in preparation for the community’s return to campus buildings.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Covid-19
NASA perseverance rover taking a photo on Mars

Signs of Life

As NASA’s Perseverance rover headed for Mars, a Pitt faculty member and an alumna had much more than a passing interest.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • Swanson School of Engineering
Jennifer Espinoza wearing black shirt with panther statue in background

Resident Assistants Aid Back to School Transition

Resident Assistants act as guides, counselors and friends to on-campus students. Pittwire spoke to three of them about how they got their jobs and the term ahead.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Students
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Education
  • University Honors College
a woman in a blue mask, white coat and white head scarf holding up her right hand

School of Medicine welcomes newest class

The Class of 2025 continued last year’s pandemic-inspired tradition of writing their own oath professionalism.

  • Health and Wellness
  • School of Medicine
Katie Kefalos stands in an enclosure with an owl on a branch at her side

Gone Wild

At the Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, Katie Kefalos (A&S ’12) helps injured and abandoned animals make it back home.

  • Community Impact
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences