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.

Brand Briefings Scheduled for Fall Term

This is your opportunity to learn more about the research and discovery phase of the brand initiative, as well as key aspects of the brand.
Global Hub interior, photo courtesy of Strada Architecture LLC

Global Hub Opens Bright and Engaging Space in Posvar Hall

Part student lounge and part academic resource center, the newly opened Global Hub is a cozy and modern space for students, faculty and staff to engage in student-centric global connection.
New University marks and colors

An Updated Look for the University

You may be noticing a new look for the University. It’s all part of a fresh and modern update of Pitt’s marks and colors, which was steered by the input of more than 4,000 stakeholders, including faculty and staff.