Hydropower Plan Will Provide 25 Percent of Campus Electricity

Pitt has signed a letter of intent to purchase 100 percent of the power from a low-impact hydroelectric plant to be built on the Allegheny River at the existing Allegheny Lock and Dam No. 2, just below the Highland Park Bridge.

Committee Hears Opinions About University’s Investment Strategies

The Socially Responsible Investing Committee hosted two open forums this month to hear opinions about the University of Pittsburgh’s investment strategies. Feedback from the University community is being collected via an online portal.
combat wounded parking space

Parking Spaces Honor Wounded Warriors

Through a collaboration with Wounded Warrior Family Support, Pitt recently designated two spaces at Soldiers & Sailors parking garage for use by veterans who were injured in combat.

Pitt Together: Stronger Than Hate: Nov. 5

On Monday, Nov. 5, the Pitt community is invited to gather at noon on the Cathedral of Learning lawn to pay tribute to the victims of the Tree of Life massacre.

On-campus Boxes Enable Disposal of Unused Meds

Two newly installed MedReturn boxes will allow people to dispose of unused and expired medications.
Forbes Street Market

On-campus Grocery Opens on Forbes

The doors to the Oakland neighborhood’s newest grocery store, Forbes Street Market, is located in the heart of Pitt’s campus and opened to the public on Friday, Oct. 26.

48th Annual Pitt Jazz Week Starts Next Week

A talented group of internationally recognized jazz musicians will convene on Pitt's campus next week as the 48th annual University of Pittsburgh Jazz Seminar and Concert kicks off on Monday, Oct. 29 and runs through Saturday, Nov. 3.
projected view of campus

Parking, Foot Traffic Top Faculty, Staff Feedback to Campus Plan Draft

In community meetings held this week to discuss the campus master plan draft, common themes emerged: parking and pedestrian traffic on campus, a need for multi-purpose spaces designed for study and cross-disciplinary collaboration, better wayfinding across campus and cohesive branding of Pitt buildings.

Celebrate UCIS' 50th Anniversary This Saturday

Staff and faculty and their family and friends are invited to join UCIS on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. for an afternoon of international performances, sweet treats from around the world, children’s activities and more, all celebrating 50 years at Pitt.

Thornburgh Family Lecture Highlights How Service Dogs Help Their Humans

Upcoming Thornburgh Family Lecture on Disability Law and Policy hosts Canine Partners for Life Volunteer Kathleen Smith Bell and Labrador retriever Ella to discuss how service dogs make life easier for the people they serve.