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A beginner’s guide to becoming a Pitt fan
Whether you’re new to Pitt or a proud parent, here are the athletics traditions you need to know.
Pitt and ElevateBio are partnering to bring cell and gene therapy manufacturing to Pittsburgh
With a 30-year agreement, the biotech company will be the first tenant at Pitt BioForge on Hazelwood Green.
Panthers Forward offers money and mentorship to the Class of 2023
The program is open to all Pittsburgh students who use federal funding to pay for their final year of college. Applications are due Oct. 2.
These free block parties will bring Oakland residents and students together
All neighbors — both short- and long-term — are invited to the September events featuring food, games, music and more.
Christine Kasper named the new dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
She joins Pitt from the University of New Mexico and was previously a senior executive in the Office of Nursing Services at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
This new chip could lead to faster, more secure AI
Developed by a team including a Pitt engineering professor, the technology performs calculations locally instead of relying on the cloud.
In-state students will benefit from additional commonwealth funding
Pitt will distribute 100% of the one-time COVID-19 relief funding recently granted by Gov. Wolf to in-state students who are enrolled this fall.
Lantern Night explained
Pitt’s oldest tradition turns 102 this year — learn more about the rite of passage and how it’s changed over time.
Check out these brand-new academic offerings at Pitt
Perfect your fall schedule with these new courses, certificates and programs, from a new public health degree to classes on AI ethics, reparations and the history of rock ‘n’ roll.
Your 2022 guide to dining on the Pittsburgh campus
Highlights include new SodaStream machines and an improved employee dining program.
A brief history of the Backyard Brawl
Pitt football is set to play West Virginia University for the first time since 2011. Brush up on the long-standing rivalry ahead of the Sept. 1 game.
This Pitt project supports economic development in Fayette County and beyond
As part of the Appalachian Teaching Project, Pitt researchers and students help towns in the region leverage what makes them unique in order to thrive.
Pitt health sciences volunteers provided free dental, eye and hearing care at a recent clinic
More than 300 Pitt volunteers helped over 1,400 people access health care at this year’s Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh event.
Pitt’s University Library System received its largest-ever grant in support of the August Wilson Archive
The Henry L. Hillman Foundation donated $1 million to finish the processing of the archive and bring it to the public.
Meet the newest class of the Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame
The 12 athletes from nine sports will be inducted during a Sept. 30 celebration.
The University of Pittsburgh is a top college for LGBTQIA+ students
Best Colleges recognized Pitt's gender-inclusive housing, comprehensive resources and integration of LGBTQIA+ students in Greek Life.
How not to use brain scans in neuroscience
A Nature paper led by a Pitt PhD student revealed a crucial flaw in studies that attempt to predict complex personality traits from one-off brain scans.
Pitt is the only university in the U.S. with this giant 3D printer for metal
With the technology finally maturing and industry taking notice, Pitt engineers now have access to a machine that pushes the limits of additive manufacturing.
The School of Engineering’s dean takes on new role with Pitt Research
James Martin will focus on STEM research, while Sanjeev Shroff will serve as interim dean of the Swanson School.
Pitt’s 28th Annual White Coat Ceremony welcomed the newest class of med students
The Class of 2026 received their coats, recited the Hippocratic Oath and honored a late legend of the school.