Spotlights & News

Belkys Torres speaks at PittGlobal showcase event
Panel discussions, research initiatives and music and dance performances were among the highlights at an event featuring the myriad projects supported by the Year of PittGlobal.
PittServes activity for parents and kids
Across the University, staff, faculty and their littlest guests took part in a variety of activities that ranged from University- and department-wide to special one-on-one experiences.
Person having a virtual consult with a physician on a smartphone
UPMC AnywhereCare gives UPMC Health Plan members simple, virtual access to high-quality care and prescriptions through live, app-enabled video conferencing with their health care providers.
In a five-day exploration of cutting-edge technologies, sciences and partnerships, Life Sciences Week 2019 will host startups, corporate partners and investors from Pittsburgh and around the world.
Mark Henderson
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher has named Mark D. Henderson chief information officer and vice chancellor. He will start in this position in early June.
Employee's opportunity to alter benefit choices is now open.
Employees can take advantage of two new live webinars about University benefits while this year’s enrollment window is open, now through Wednesday, May 15. Read more about the resources available, including in-person on-campus fairs.
Rendering of Scaife Hall expansion
Sixty-five years after breaking ground for Scaife Hall, Pitt readies for a proposed renovation and expansion that’s fit for the future of med ed.
A University collaboration explores architecture, open spaces and experiential learning in a cross-campus, cross-discipline “walkshop” that encourages participants to think on their feet.
Training the next generation of professional scholars is a vital part of the academic mission of the University. Four faculty members were honored for their outstanding mentorship at a reception hosted by the Office of the Provost.
The new center — which will physically link the University’s upper and lower campuses — is slated to open for faculty, staff and student use in 2022. Projected at around 300,000 square feet, the center will accommodate a range of wellness, fitness, club and recreational activities and support an active, healthy and engaged lifestyle. 
Heather Lyke at Nike Store at the Pitt Shop
The royal blue and gold Pitt script made its official comeback when the University’s athletic department unveiled a new visual identity at Bigelow Bash event on Sunday, April 7.
LaMonica Wiggins
Consultation, education and facilitation are just a few of the services that LaMonica Wiggins provides to aspiring entrepreneurs. As the University's new entrepreneurship librarian, Wiggins works with people who are exploring new business ventures and assists them with industry, company and market research to support their ideas.
Catherine Koverola
Catherine Koverola, inaugural provost and senior adviser at the African Leadership University in Mauritius, Africa, will begin her tenure at the University's Bradford and Titusville campuses on June 1, 2019.
Provost Ann E. Cudd
The Office of the Provost awarded its 2019 Personalized Education Grants to a range of initiatives that include improving the first-year student experience, driving civic engagement and offering hands-on learning opportunities.
A 12-week pop-up lecture series at the University is teaching people about the rhetoric around religious hatred in the context of today’s global climate.