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The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted its “Structures of Inequity: A Conversation on Social Justice” event on Tuesday as part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum.

‘Their loved ones should still be here’: Diversity Forum panelists discuss injustices within American justice system

By Grace Stringer, For The Pitt News July 30, 2021
Pitt’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted the panel “Structures of Inequity: A Conversation on Social Justice'' as the first event at this year’s Diversity Forum on Tuesday.
The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted its “Combating Environmental Racism and Injustice” event on Thursday as part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum.

Panelists discuss environmental hazards, ways to combat injustices

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer July 30, 2021
As part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum, the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted the event “Combating Environmental Racism and Injustice” on Thursday to discuss experiences with and perspectives on environmental justice.
The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted its “Building a Just Educational System” event on Wednesday afternoon as part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum.

Panel discusses dismantling systemic oppression in education

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer July 30, 2021
Pitt’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion held the event “Building a Just Educational System,” which focused on how to remove oppression and injustices that prevent students from reaching their fullest potential.
The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosted its “To Be Oneself” event on Wednesday afternoon as part of Pitt’s annual Diversity Forum.

‘Stop talking and act’: Panelists discuss ways to protect, support trans people

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 29, 2021
Pitt hosted the event “To Be Oneself” on Wednesday afternoon, which focused on ways the University can take action to support transgender students, faculty and staff and how everyone can support Pittsburgh’s trans community, specifically trans people of color.
Pitt announced plans Monday to redevelop its property at 3401 Boulevard of the Allies.

Pitt proposes plans to bring grocery store, resident housing to Oakland

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 26, 2021
Pitt announced plans Monday to redevelop its property at 3401 Boulevard of the Allies. The University proposed bringing a grocery store and residential housing units to the property, which currently houses a Panera Bread and was formerly a Quality Inn and Suites.
Sheetz officials said Monday that the company is not affiliated with the posted signs and has no plans to develop at 3500 Forbes Ave.

No, Sheetz is not coming to Oakland

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 26, 2021
If you go to Pitt, you know about the “Sheetz vs. Wawa'' debate. While everyone has their own view as to which one’s better, one thing’s certain — a Sheetz is not coming to Oakland.
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.
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 officials presented the University's Institutional Master Plan to the City Council on Wednesday afternoon.

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.
Carla Panzella will serve as Pitt's next dean of students.

Carla Panzella named Pitt’s next dean of students

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 16, 2021
Carla Panzella will be Pitt’s new dean of students, the University announced Friday morning.
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