Musicians on stage playing jazz music.

49th Annual Jazz Week Starts Next Week

New Jazz Studies Director Nicole Mitchell welcomes internationally recognized jazz musicians to campus next week for the 49th annual Jazz Seminar and Concert, which culminates in two public concerts on Nov. 1 and 2.

University Stores Host Halloween Events

Join the University Store on Fifth and Maggie & Stella Gifts and Cards next week to shop, enjoy refreshments and win prizes.

Draft Institutional Master Plan Open for Feedback Through Nov. 5

The University’s draft Institutional Master Plan will be discussed at an Oakland-wide community meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
Fireworks outside of Pitt's Cathedral of Learning

Faculty, Staff Invited to Variety of Homecoming Events

From fireworks and lasers to a behind-the-scenes look at the chilling films of George Romero to a University update from the Chancellor, homecoming offers excitement and learning for the entire Pitt community.

Spooky Events Promote Fitness, Cybersecurity

This month, Pitt Information Technology’s Cybersecurity Scare House and the Healthy Lifestyle Institute’s Spooky Strides help faculty and staff get into the Halloween spirit — and online safety and physical wellness.

‘Science as Art’ — as a Contest

Starting Thursday, Oct. 17, visit Alumni Hall’s J.W. Connolly Ballroom for the annual “Science as Art” exhibit. This year’s show engages visitors to interact and compete for a prize.

Fifth and Bellefield Crosswalks Undergoing Improvements

Pitt is working with the City of Pittsburgh on a four-week project that will improve the safety of the Fifth Avenue and Bellefield Avenue crosswalk area.
Student walking across Cathedral lawn in the fall

Lest We Forget: Life-Size Art Installation to Honor Holocaust Survivors

From Oct. 18 to Nov. 15, the pathway from the Cathedral of Learning to Heinz Memorial Chapel will be filled with 60 life-size portraits of Holocaust survivors, including 16 from the Pittsburgh region.
Student worker at Millie's serving ice cream

Partners à la Mode

Local favorite Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream has opened in the former coffee cart space inside the University Store on Fifth. Get the full scoop on Pitt Dining’s sweet start to partnering with local businesses.
Cathedral of Learning with Victory Lights on

Pitt Rises in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The University is ranked among the nation’s top 20 public colleges and universities in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. Pitt is ranked 18th after being No. 26 in the magazine’s previous ranking.