Spotlights & News

Pitt Day of Caring participants help with gardening work
No job was too small for the hundreds of members of the University community who volunteered at locations all over Pittsburgh, strengthening communities on the Day of Caring.
Charlotte Wang, an Advanced Analytics Summit attendee.
Industry experts and institutional leaders in data collection and analytics gathered at the University’s second annual Advanced Analytics Summit to discuss how best to use information to enhance the student experience.
Shawn Brown, next director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
Shawn Brown has been selected as the next director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. It’s a return to PSC — Brown previously served as the center’s director of public health applications from 2015-17.
Musicians on stage playing jazz music.
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.
Fireworks outside of Pitt's Cathedral of Learning
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.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher
This week, the Association of American Universities (AAU) released findings from a spring 2019 voluntary survey of undergraduate and graduate students on sexual assault and sexual misconduct. Read Chancellor Patrick Gallagher’s letter to the University community about Pitt’s response.
United Way kick-off breakfast attendees pack canvas bags with food
At a kick-off breakfast, Pitt United Way Campaign managers heard from campaign leaders and participated in a service activity. The annual campaign has officially launched and runs through early spring 2020.
A person using a laptop browsing the Pittwire Health website
Pittwire Health, the first spinoff publication of Pittwire, is a news product intended to promote Pitt research touching on all aspects of human health to the media, health professionals and institutions of higher education around the world.
Steve Wisniewski
As Pitt's Advanced Analytics Summit returns this week for its second year, more than 30 academic institutions will gather to explore how to better use deep data in higher education.
At a reception in Millstein Library, a large group of students, alumni and others from the Pitt–Greensburg community came together to view — and celebrate — work by artists from around the region.
A sign for the University of Pittsburgh
The restructuring, which went into effect Oct. 1, includes bringing the Office of Disability Resources and Services into the unit and the creation of two new divisions.
The University of Pittsburgh campus
Pitt Momentum Funds will support interdisciplinary research and scholarship by providing critical funding to multiyear projects in their early stages.
Jill Krantz
In addition to oversight and management of the new wellness and recreation center and other campus recreation facilities and services, Krantz will support University-wide initiatives pertaining to student wellness.
A mural on a wall
Faculty and staff are invited to attend sessions at the Community Engagement Center in Homewood this fall to learn more about how they can get involved with the CEC.
A wellness exam room
Wellness is about more than just health. At the MyHealth@Work Health and Wellness Center, faculty and staff can get personalized support from experts including health coaches, pharmacists and financial advisors.