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Pitt faculty will vote on whether to unionize beginning next month, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations board announced Friday.
Pitt faculty to vote on unionization beginning next month
By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief • July 16, 2021
After a yearslong campaign, Pitt faculty will vote on whether to unionize beginning next month, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations board ruled Friday.
Pitt super-senior quarterback Kenny Pickett became the first Panther to announce an endorsement deal on Thursday afternoon
Pickett, Oaklander announce first NIL partnership for a Pitt athlete
By Stephen Thompson, Senior Staff Writer • July 16, 2021
Pitt super-senior quarterback Kenny Pickett became the first Panther to announce an endorsement deal on Thursday afternoon. Pickett tweeted that he is partnering with The Oaklander Hotel on Bigelow Boulevard for his first NIL deal and will treat the offensive line to what he calls weekly “Hog Dinners” at Spirits and Tales, a restaurant on the hotel’s top floor.
Pitt officials presented the University
Pitt officials present Institutional Master Plan to City Council
By Natalie Frank, News Editor • July 16, 2021
Pitt officials presented an application for Pitt’s new Institutional Master Plan to members of Pittsburgh City Council at a public hearing Wednesday afternoon.
The Carnegie Museum of Art is hosting Inside Out, an outdoor event series of art, food and music, as a way to unite the Pittsburgh community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carnegie Museum of Art shakes up summer with Inside Out event
By Jessica McKenzie, Staff Writer
The Carnegie Museum of Art is not only offering the community their expansive collection of exhibits this summer, but they are now including food trucks, musical performances and easels where guests can explore through art.
Picklesburgh will return from Aug. 20-22 on the Andy Warhol Bridge. The summer food festival centered around pickles will also include cooking demonstrations, pickle drinks, pickle ice cream and more.
Picklesburgh to return in late August
By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief
Picklesburgh, the iconic pickle festival held every summer on one of Pittsburgh’s three sister bridges, will return in full fermented form from Aug. 20-22 on the Andy Warhol Bridge.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, one of the top administrators at Pitt.
Pitt to require COVID-19 containment measures for the unvaccinated
By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief • July 23, 2021
Pitt will require unvaccinated students and employees to take part in a series of strict COVID-19 containment measures this fall, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said in a Friday afternoon email.
Carla Panzella will serve as Pitt
Carla Panzella named Pitt’s next dean of students
By Natalie Frank, News Editor • July 16, 2021
Dr. Shamkumar Nambulli, a researcher from the Center for Vaccine Research, worked on the delivery of the nanobodies to hamsters to fight against COVID-19 and neutralize the virus’ effect on the body.
Pitt researchers discover possible new COVID-19 treatment
By Shreya Joshi, For The Pitt News • July 14, 2021
The Properties and Facilities Committee met last Thursday to discuss resolutions to construct new buildings on the Greensburg and Bradford campuses and improvements to an Oakland campus building.
Board committee approves new building construction on branch campuses, Alan Magee Scaife Hall renovations
By Natalie Frank, News Editor • July 14, 2021


Sponsored: University of Pittsburgh Big Idea Center
Sponsored: University of Pittsburgh Big Idea Center
January 26, 2021

The Big Idea Center is excited to begin the spring semester and has a full slate of events open to ALL Pitt students, freshman to postdoc, who...

Sponsored Content: University of Pittsburgh Big Idea Center
Sponsored Content: University of Pittsburgh Big Idea Center
October 13, 2020

What’s the Big Idea? What better month to show that innovation and entrepreneurship doesn’t have to be scary than October. The...

The first Panthers Forward cohort will see an average 20 percent reduction in their student federal loan debt through the innovative new program. (Aimee Obidzinski/University of Pittsburgh)
Sponsored: Panthers Forward Applications Open Now
September 2, 2020

Full time students on the Pittsburgh campus, who graduate in 2021 and received federal student loans to fund their senior year are eligible to...

Culture Editor Diana Velasquez argues that despite “Black Widow’s” stellar cast and unexpected success in humor, the movie falls flat as an awkwardly constructed prequel.
Review: ‘Black Widow’ is a fun yet fruitless sidequest
By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor • July 14, 2021
Spilling the Beans | Can you cook beans in the microwave?
Spilling the Beans | Can you cook beans in the microwave?
By Leah Mensch, Contributing Editor • April 22, 2021

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New NIL rules met with uncertainty, excitement for Pitt Athletics
By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor • July 1, 2021
Photos: “Tell Us The Truth, Pitt” Rally
Photos: “Tell Us The Truth, Pitt” Rally
By Clare Sheedy, Staff Photographer • June 23, 2021
Photos: Pittsburgh Pride March
Photos: Pittsburgh Pride March
By Clare Sheedy, Staff Photographer • June 9, 2021
Photos: The Bard in Bloom
Photos: The Bard in Bloom
By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Photographer • May 26, 2021
Photos: Commencement 2021
Photos: Commencement 2021
By Clare Sheedy, Staff Photographer • May 4, 2021

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