Spotlights & News

Jami Ducar with Richard Witherspoon
Community members shared ideas about how they’d like to see the Hill District’s agenda and wisdom and the University’s talent and resources open new doors for growth and opportunity to area residents.
person using a tablet
The program is the school’s first-ever fully online degree and will enroll its first cohort in January 2020.
two women reading on the Cathedral lawn
From creative nonfiction and personal memoir to graphic novels and audiobooks, faculty and staff from all Pitt campuses are looking forward to expanding their minds — and also preparing for fall courses — through summer reading.
Chicken and turkey eggs on a Farmers Market table
At the Pitt Farmers Market, customers can shop local vendors who support sustainability and healthy eating and dining. Read more and see photos from a recent market.
Ron Idoko
Ron Idoko, diversity and multicultural program manager in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, hopes that participants at this year's University-wide Diversity Retreat come away valuing differing perspectives and experiences.
Rory Cooper
Rory Cooper has received many honors throughout his career, but none quite like the recognition he received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this May.
A pharmacist helps a patient with questions
The Comprehensive Medication Management program connects employees with UPMC Health Plan coverage to University pharmacists for free and confidential consultations.
Green sprout seedlings
Now in its second year, the 2019 Pitt Seed Project initiative will fund 24 new proposals that aim to directly and actively contribute to the University’s strategic transformation.
Philippine Nationality Room
The 31st Nationality Room will be dedicated in a ceremony on Sunday, June 9, at Heinz Memorial Chapel, followed by a free cultural festival in the Commons Room.
Audrey J. Murrell
Widely recognized for her work and leadership, Audrey J. Murrell has most recently served as associate dean of the College of Business Administration and director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership.
Cathedral of Learning and violet flowers
The search committee will hold a series of open forums where members of the University community can share input about this role. All faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are invited to participate.
Classes for a new online graduate certificate program focus on the legal issues that arise in human resources and begin in August 2019.
With Christmas falling on a Wednesday this year and Christmas Eve traditionally included in winter break, Pitt's administration has approved Monday, Dec. 23, as the first day of winter break for faculty and staff.
Don Henderson biked to work to celebrate Bike to Work Day.
On a clear, bright Pittsburgh morning, cycling commuters dropped by Schenley Plaza to learn about bike maintenance and safety, grab food and coffee and celebrate sustainability and a greener city. Read more and see pictures from the event.