The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Preparations underway for the Year of Emotional Well-Being

Preparations underway for the Year of Emotional Well-Being

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer August 16, 2022
Provost Ann Cudd announced the Year of Emotional Well-Being as the focus of the 2022-2023 “Year of…” initiative on April 28.
Tyler Bickford, a professor in the English department, drops one of the first union cards at a kickoff event held by Pitt faculty union organizers in the William Pitt Union Ballroom in January 2018.

Pitt faculty union, administration reach deal on COVID-19 protocols

By Rebecca Johnson and Allison Radziwon August 13, 2022
The United Steelworkers union reached a “memorandum of understanding” with Pitt regarding expanded health and safety protections for faculty, following allegations that the University didn’t consult the faculty union before removing its mask mandate in March.
Celeste Lintz resigned from Student Government Board.

SGB board member resigns ahead of fall semester

By Allison Radziwon, News Editor August 12, 2022
Student Government Board member Celeste Lintz announced her resignation from the board in a Tuesday Instagram post.
‘Variety of meal options’: Dining with a meal plan at Pitt

‘Variety of meal options’: Dining with a meal plan at Pitt

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor August 9, 2022
Andrew Klepeis, a rising junior politics and philosophy major, said it’s important for students to familiarize themselves with meal planning options at Pitt to get the most out of a meal plan.
Proposal for Bigelow Boulevard.

Six on-campus construction projects to know about this fall

By Bella Markovitz, Staff Writer August 8, 2022
For any new or returning students, it’s always helpful to know what is going on and what changes to look out for on campus.
A guide to Pitt’s COVID-19 situation

A guide to Pitt’s COVID-19 situation

By Kendall Swift, Staff Writer August 5, 2022
This upcoming year will mark the fourth consecutive school year affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, communities have rapidly adapted to changing recommendations.
The big names: people to know at Pitt

The big names: people to know at Pitt

By Jacob Mraz , Staff Writer August 4, 2022
Let’s face it, these first few weeks on campus are likely to be a whirlwind. Right now students are more worried about getting IDs, figuring out where classes are and making friends than remembering a name they briefly heard at orientation.
Student Government Board works to improve undergraduate student experience

Student Government Board works to improve undergraduate student experience

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer August 3, 2022
Student Government Board President Danielle Floyd said she hopes to create more “meaningful pathways” for students to engage with SGB during the upcoming school year.
Radisav Vidic, left, Ritesh Pawar and Zheiwei “Joey” Zhang working on the pilot-scale MD system in Texas.

Pitt Engineering develops new process to recycle oil and gas wastewater

By Jacob Mraz , Staff Writer July 15, 2022
With sustainability in mind, Pitt Engineering designed a system to curb energy industry water waste through membrane distillation.
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

Governor signs appropriation for Pitt funding into law

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor July 12, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 1284 on July 8, allowing for Pitt and other state related universities to receive funding for the 2022-2023 fiscal year.
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