Pitt People

Lucy Russell

Provost’s Office Names Lucy Sankey Russell Chief of Staff

In the newly created role, Lucy Sankey Russell will bring extensive experience to the Office of the Provost while advising Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd in a variety of capacities.
Adolf Grünbaum

Remembering Adolf Grünbaum, Founder of Pitt’s Center for Philosophy of Science

Adolf Grünbaum, who built Pitt’s philosophy program into one of the world’s best, died on Nov. 15 at the age of 95. Grünbaum leaves behind a legacy of prolific and profound contributions to the field of philosophy and to the University of Pittsburgh.

Pitt Law Librarian to Speak on How Families Can Navigate Mental Illness and Law

Pitt law librarian Linda Tashbook will speak about her new book, “Family Guide to Mental Illness and the Law,” at Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures at the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall in Oakland on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m.

Annual Holiday Toy, Winter Essentials Drives

The annual Community and Governmental Relations’ (CGR) holiday gift drive is taking place now through Friday, Dec. 14. Gifts will be distributed to children at Christmas Day at Pitt, the University’s annual event  where meals and holiday gifts are shared with those in need, and to community partners.

Friday: City to Host Stronger Than Hate Event at Point State Park

The City of Pittsburgh will honor victims of the Tree of Life shooting, and call for peace and unity among all, at noon on Friday, Nov. 9.
Crowd gathered at Stronger Than Hate tribute

Faculty, Staff Finding Ways to Heal — and Help

Pitt faculty and staff have given of mind, body and spirit in support of others as the community deals with the shooting that took place at the Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27.
Terry Laughlin

Trustee Terry Laughlin Remembered

Terrence “Terry” Laughlin, a former University of Pittsburgh trustee and vice chairman of Bank of America, died unexpectedly last week. He was 63 years old.
Will Mitchell

In Supporting United Way Campaign, Mitchell Makes It Personal

Over the past 10 years, Director of Facilities Services Will Mitchell has worked to help his department see increased participation in the annual Pitt United Way Campaign.
Group photo of volunteers working outside

Day of Caring 'Drives Our Mission of Outreach'

At various sites within the greater Pittsburgh area on a beautiful October day, Pitt faculty and staff volunteered in the community for the annual United Way Day of Caring.