John Surma is Pitt’s 2024 spring commencement speaker

The University will also honor the Board of Trustees member and former U. S. Steel CEO with an honorary degree.

Pitt has 2 new Goldwater Scholars

The prestigious scholarship is awarded to sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue research careers in the sciences and engineering fields. Meet our winners.

A first-generation Pitt alumna was selected for a Pickering Fellowship

Selected out of 1,400 applicants, Khadajah Muhammad will be equipped with foreign affairs skills before participating in both a domestic and international internship.

A Pitt alumna and Fulbright scholar participated in the EU-US Young Leaders Seminar

Michelle Furmansky was among 40 people from across the globe in the invitation-only summit.

General Education Task Force aims to transform Pitt’s undergraduate experience

The three-year project will streamline degree planning, reduce financial burdens and foster interdisciplinary exploration.

How Jesse Horst is connecting students to the history and heartbeat of Havana

In part thanks to relationships he built in Cuba’s capital as a Pitt graduate student, this alumnus has created a competitive and immersive study abroad experience.

This summer research program is smoothing the rocky transition to graduate school

Pitt’s Mobilization and Political Economy Summer Research Program provides underrepresented students with research skills and mentorship.

Pitt’s OLLI program inspires lifelong learning

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Pitt has become a thriving hub for older adults seeking intellectual enrichment and a vibrant community of lifelong learners.