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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

From left, Tim Sanders, John Grady, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, Thomas Osha, Rich Fitzgerald, Deb Gross and Anantha Shekhar participate in ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the opening of The Assembly.

The Assembly officially opens for Pitt health care research

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor May 6, 2022
Pitt and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC held a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception on Thursday to mark the official opening of The Assembly, a center for health care research.
Starbucks at Amos Hall on Fifth Avenue.

Amos Hall Starbucks votes to unionize in a landslide

By Jack Troy, Senior Staff Writer May 6, 2022
Workers at the Amos Hall Starbucks unionized Friday in a 10-3 vote. Following the NLRB’s certification of the results, the union can elect a bargaining committee and begin contract negotiations with company representatives.
Thursday’s senate council meeting.

Senate Council discusses tuition funding, leadership changes

By Samantha Salz, Staff Writer April 22, 2022
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that he’s grateful for the outpouring of support he received from the Pitt community regarding his transition from chancellor to professor. Gallagher recently announced that he’s stepping down in summer 2023.
Keisha Blain, Pitt associate professor of history.

‘I am absolutely thrilled’: Pitt professors awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer April 22, 2022
Keisha Blain, an associate professor in the Department of History, and Yona Harvey, a poet and Pitt associate professor in the department of English, were one of the 180 individuals awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

‘Disappointing’: Pitt releases inaugural ESG report after several months’ delay

By Allison Radziwon, Senior Staff Writer April 21, 2022
Pitt released the ESG report for its $5.6 billion endowment to provide “greater clarity” on how ESG factors are applied to decisions on investments. Pitt delayed the release from December until March. The Consolidated Endowment Fund is governed by the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees and managed by the Office of Finance.
Police Blotter: April 13 - April 20

Police Blotter: April 13 – April 20

By News Editors April 21, 2022
Pitt police reported defiant trespassing, underage drinking and driving under the influence in this week’s police blotter.
According to an email from the CMRO, COVID-19 cases remain high in the state but cases are “way down” on campus compared to the omicron variant’s peak.

Pitt adds 118 new COVID-19 cases since April 13

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer April 21, 2022
Pitt officials said Thursday that 93 students and 25 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from April 13 to 19.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher smiles during an interview in the Cathedral of Learning.

Exclusive: Gallagher reflects on tenure, decision to step down

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2022
There’s not necessarily a “natural moment” to announce you want to step away from leading a $2 billion research university, according to Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.
A Pitt employee works in a Cathedral office last Tuesday.

Pitt reimagines office space as nearly half of staff members work remotely

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2022
Roughly half of Pitt’s more than 7,000 employees now work remotely at least part of the week — a sea change in how the University does business, according to a top Pitt official.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordys Place on Tuesday night.

SGB says goodbye at last meeting of the year

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 20, 2022
Student Government Board’s last public meeting of the year featured tearful goodbyes and well wishes for the future. President Harshitha Ramanan began the meeting by announcing she had no official business to cover.
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