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Pitt to develop socially responsible investing strategies

Pitt to develop socially responsible investing strategies

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

August 27, 2019

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher announced Tuesday the University will begin developing socially responsible investing strategies for Pitt’s endowment.

Average Pitt student debt nears $40,000

Average Pitt student debt nears $40,000

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

August 26, 2019

Three out of five members of Pitt’s graduating class of 2018 left school with unpaid student loans.

Student organizers confident as unionization decision nears

Student organizers confident as unionization decision nears

By Erica Guthrie, Assistant News Editor

August 26, 2019

Pitt and the graduate student organizers trying to establish a union at the University took their final legal step last week before the state labor board determines whether or not the University engaged in unfair labor practices during the elections held last spring.

99 years proud: Annual tradition glows at Lantern Night

99 years proud: Annual tradition glows at Lantern Night

By Benjamin Nigrosh, For The Pitt News

August 25, 2019

As Linda Wharton Boyd looked out over a sea of first-year female Pitt students on Sunday night, she asked each attendee to look to the person to their left and the person to their right and repeat a three-word phrase.

Pitt students build sustainable new homes for bees

Pitt students build sustainable new homes for bees

By Emily Wen, For The Pitt News

August 23, 2019

Returning Oakland residents might notice some new tall structures around their neighborhood, shaped like birdhouses and filled with thin, rolled up cardboard.

Transcript: TPN’s interview with UHC Dean Murrell

Transcript: TPN’s interview with UHC Dean Murrell

By Jon Moss, News Editor

August 22, 2019

On Aug. 1, The Pitt News spoke with Audrey Murrell, who was named the acting dean of Pitt’s Honors College in June.

Changes coming to Honors College with new dean

Changes coming to Honors College with new dean

By Jon Moss, News Editor

August 22, 2019

After serving for six years as the associate dean at Pitt’s College of Business Administration, Audrey Murrell is moving on — to the University Honors College.

Preparations for Year of Creativity underway

Preparations for Year of Creativity underway

By Vaibhav Gupta, Staff Writer

August 21, 2019

During Pitt’s “Year of Global” in 2018-19, students, staff and faculty were encouraged to consider the world beyond their campus. Now heading into its sixth year, the “Year of” initiative wants the Pitt community to take a look inward.

Class of 2023 breaks demographic records

Class of 2023 breaks demographic records

By Vaibhav Gupta and Jon Moss

August 20, 2019

This year’s incoming first-year class will be the most ethnically diverse in Pitt’s history. It will also have the highest number of out-of-state students.

Thanksgiving break to last full week

Thanksgiving break to last full week

By Jon Moss, News Editor

August 20, 2019

Pitt students will have more time to ready themselves for their mashed potatoes and turkey this year, thanks to a new schedule change.

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