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

Pitt fills student conduct officer role

By Conor McAteer / For The Pitt News September 4, 2014

Pitt has a new Student Conduct Officer whom students will hopefully only meet on good terms. The Office of Student Affairs announced the appointment of Barbara Ruprecht as Student Conduct Officer last...

Second SGB Allocations Committee member resigns

By Abbey Reighard / Senior Staff Writer September 4, 2014

Another member of the student government said goodbye yesterday.Ashley McCray, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, resigned from the Allocations Committee because of her class schedule, which conflicted...

CMU and Pitt researchers

CMU and Pitt researchers

By Courtesy of a University release September 3, 2014

From left: Researchers Aaron Batista, Patrick T. Sadtler and Byron M. Yu collaborated on the study that could reveal new information about the brain.

Learning has a limit, study says

Learning has a limit, study says

By Cristina Holtzer / News Editor September 3, 2014

Those who have suffered from a stroke or other brain injury could recover more efficiently because of data from researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Pitt.The Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition,...

Musical backgrounds pay off for students

By Anjana Murali / For The Pitt News September 2, 2014

For Matt Aelmore, making money as a musician is a “tricky situation.”Aelmore is one of many Pitt students who work as musicians and hope to make a little money on the side while doing it. According...

Board test drives travel grant program

By Abbey Reighard / Senior Staff Writer September 2, 2014

After a false start, the wheels are now in motion for the Student Travel Grant program. The program is the brainchild of Student Government Board President, Mike Nites, and will create a fund for individual...

Bill Dorsey

Bill Dorsey

Bill Dorsey sings by the Rite-aid on Fifth Avenue. 

For Bill: Crowdfunding worth singing about

For Bill: Crowdfunding worth singing about

By Jesseca Muslin / For The Pitt News September 1, 2014

Nearly every day, Oakland’s resident gospel singer Bill Dorsey takes his sidewalk stage outside the Rite Aid on Forbes Avenue with his boom box and walking stick. But his song isn’t purely for pleasure....

Mind, body and soul floor comes to WPU

Mind, body and soul floor comes to WPU

By Dale Shoemaker / Staff Writer September 1, 2014

This year, students can study, work out, shower and still have time for peaceful prayer or reflection — all without leaving the William Pitt Union.Student Affairs finished renovations to the third floor...

Bill Dorsey

Bill Dorsey

Bill Dorsey sings by Rite-aid on Forbes Avenue.

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