Students paint flowerpots in front of the Cathedral for PARKing Day

PARK(ing) Day Creativity to Last All Year

From the School of Medicine’s Center for Biologic Imaging to Surplus Property, more than a dozen University departments and organizations transformed urban space to celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2019 and officially kick off the Year of Creativity.
Program cover for "Reflections on Leadership, Governance and Politics" event

Former Governors to Talk Leadership, Governance and Politics at Upcoming Lecture

Two former Pennsylvania governors will participate in an upcoming lecture. Among other topics, they are expected to discuss the importance of bipartisan discourse during divisive times.
Pitt employees using fitness bands

School of Education Leads NIH Study to Examine the Benefits of Exercise

We all know exercise is good for us — but why? Pitt was selected as one of 19 research sites for an NIH-funded study that seeks adult participants to understand the health benefits of exercise, and why some forms may be better than others for specific people.

Walkshop Event Highlights Campus Architecture, Teaching

Join the University Center for Teaching and Learning on Friday, Sept. 27, for a walking workshop discussing how to use the physical space of Pitt’s unique urban campus to foster experiential learning.

Nomination Period Open for Teaching, Research, Public Service Awards

The call for nominations for the annual Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching, Research, and Public Service Awards for faculty is now open.
Students in BE STEM lab

BE STEM Center Gets Federal Grant to Boost Diversity in STEM Higher Education

A multidisciplinary Pitt research team is part of network that was recently awarded a $10 million NSF grant to accredit precollege STEM programs and boost college enrollment of underrepresented students.
Books on a shelf

Hillman Library Highlights Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. Starting Wednesday, Sept. 18, visit Hillman Library’s series of events celebrating intellectual freedom.

Applications for Panthers Forward Due Sept. 22

The application deadline for senior Pittsburgh campus students to apply for Panthers Forward is Sunday, Sept. 22.

Center for Healthy Equity Conference Explores Racial Inequity, Action

The Sept. 23 conference will discuss how racial and social oppression of enslaved Africans and their descendants translate to current racial inequity.
Female student in front of a Somos Pitt display

Hispanic Heritage Month Programming Goes Beyond Celebrations

Hispanic History Month celebrations launch with a Latinx student organization event at the William Pitt Union on Saturday, Sept. 14, and continue with educational and advocacy programming through October.