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Explore Identity and Community with 6-Word Stories

Members of the Pitt community are invited to join a story workshop at Hillman Library to discuss, write and share extremely short stories.
Students paint flowerpots in front of the Cathedral for PARKing Day

PARK(ing) Day Creativity to Last All Year

From the School of Medicine’s Center for Biologic Imaging to Surplus Property, more than a dozen University departments and organizations transformed urban space to celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2019 and officially kick off the Year of Creativity.

Hillman Library Hosts Hispanic Heritage Month Roundtable

Hillman Library is hosting roundtable discussions with members of the Pittsburgh Latinx community, who will share their different experiences of their Latin American culture and background in small group settings.
Books on a shelf

Hillman Library Highlights Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. Starting Wednesday, Sept. 18, visit Hillman Library’s series of events celebrating intellectual freedom.

New Hillman Library Exhibit Chronicles Holocaust-era French Jews

David L. Rosenberg (MLS ’89), a French historian and retired labor collections archivist at Hillman Library, has a new...
LaMonica Wiggins

Librarian Helps Aspiring Entrepreneurs Clear Pathways to New Ventures

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.

Open Lab Sets Up Shop in Hillman Library Location

A new location for the Open Lab includes new virtual-reality workstations in addition to 3D printing, 360 video and vinyl cutting.

Kirk Savage to Read from 'Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves'

On Wednesday, March 27, Kirk Savage, professor and public monuments expert, will read from and discuss his book, which explores how the history of slavery and its violent end was told in public places.

Iris Marion Young Award Winners Announced

The Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program honored four student, staff and faculty members with the Iris Marion...

New Documentary Based on ULS Initiative Puts China’s Cultural Revolution in Context

A new feature-length documentary is in production that will highlight the CR/10 Project — an ongoing University Library...