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

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher smiles during an interview in the Cathedral of Learning.

Gallagher touts 53% increase in first-year Pitt applications at Board of Trustees meeting

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer September 23, 2022
According to Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, first-year applications to Pitt’s Oakland campus rose by 53% between 2021 and 2022.
One of Pitt’s three baby peregrine falcons receives a band in the Cathedral of Learning on Thursday.

Peregrine falcons receive bands for first time since pandemic

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer September 23, 2022
When Kate St. John first noticed a pair of peregrine falcons arrive at Pitt in 2001, she immediately emailed the PA Game Commission (PGC) out of excitement. A rare sight to see, St. John set out to get a nest box installed at the Cathedral of Learning.
Protestors gather around a totem pole carved by the Lummi House of Tears Carvers during a climate protest in Oakland Wednesday afternoon.

Oakland climate strike protests ‘false’ clean energy solutions

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer September 21, 2022
There’s a quick and simple way to tell if a climate change solution is legitimate, according to Anaïs Peterson. “If it's not talking about getting off of fossil fuels in a just and immediate way, it's not a viable or real climate solution,” Peterson said.
Protestors walk in the road during a climate protest in Oakland Wednesday afternoon.

VIDEO: Climate strike protestors march through Oakland

By Dylan Foster, Staff Videographer September 21, 2022
A group of protestors passionate about climate change marched through the streets of Oakland to protest "false solutions" to climate change and call for meaningful solutions to tackle climate issues.
Molly Stitt-Fischer, the new director of environmental health and safety for Pitt’s Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.

Pitt names new director of environmental health and safety

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor September 21, 2022
Pitt’s Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management named Molly Stitt-Fischer the new director of environmental health and safety, according to a Tuesday media release from the University. 
Pitt recently named Christine Kasper the new dean of the School of Nursing.

Q&A: Pitt’s new dean of the School of Nursing talks nursing, career trajectory

By Quentin Tan, Staff Writer September 21, 2022
Christine Kasper is slated to replace Jaqueline Dunbar-Jacob as dean of the School of Nursing on Jan. 1.
SGB appoints Ryan Young to board vacancy

SGB appoints Ryan Young to board vacancy

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor September 21, 2022
After several weeks and two rounds of public interviews, Student Government Board appointed Ryan Young to fill the vacant board position, left by the resignation of board member Celeste Lintz, in a Tuesday night press release.

VIDEO: University-sponsored Pow Wow held in Schenley Plaza

By Dylan Foster, Staff Videographer September 21, 2022
Pitt and the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center held a mini Pow Wow on Wednesday at Schenley Plaza.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s place Tuesday night.

SGB board vacancy candidates discuss student representation

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor September 21, 2022
SGB held its final interviews for the vacant board seat at Tuesday night’s meeting, where “listening to student input” was the core of both candidates’ platforms.
The Cathedral of Learning.

Pitt announces committee that will select next chancellor

By Allison Radziwon and Pamela Smith September 21, 2022
Board of Trustees Chair Doug Browning appointed on Tuesday the search committee and the search firm that will find Pitt’s new chancellor, according to a media release from the University.
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