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

The Pitt Faculty Assembly meeting on Wednesday.

‘Leaves me a little salty:’ Faculty Assembly discusses travel policy, campus safety

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer April 15, 2022
The Faculty Assembly met on Wednesday to discuss the current travel policy, academic freedom and campus safety.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.

Exclusive: Gallagher says Pitt must take state funding battle seriously

By Jon Moss, Allison Radziwon, and Colm Slevin April 15, 2022
Pitt’s state funding and resulting tuition discount for Pennsylvania students is in doubt, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said in an exclusive interview with The Pitt News. He said the issues are not due to the state budget itself, but instead what he described as “leverage.”
The CMRO said they “continue to keep a close eye” on case numbers.

Pitt adds 84 new COVID-19 cases since April 6

By Allison Radziwon, Senior Staff Writer April 14, 2022
Pitt officials said Thursday that 68 students and 16 employees tested positive for COVID-19 from April 6 to April 12.
Police Blotter: April 7 - April 12

Police Blotter: April 7 – April 12

By News Editors April 14, 2022
Pitt police reported criminal mischief, underage drinking and indecent exposure in this week’s police blotter.
Zoe Frantz, Annabel Summo, Meg Anderson and Ananya Pathapadu of Empower Club in the Cathedral of Learning.

Creating safe spaces through self-care: Pitt club works to empower women

By Kendall Swift, Staff Writer April 13, 2022
Pitt students Meg Anderson and Mia Nitekman founded Empower, a new club at Pitt aiming to bridge the gap between self-care and safe spaces.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordys Place on Tuesday night.

SGB announces Pitt reaccreditation, closes next year’s committee applications

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 13, 2022
Student Government Board President Harshitha Ramanan began the second-to-last meeting of the year by announcing that the Middle States Commission on Higher Education reaccredited Pitt.
Tymofiy Mylovanov, an associate professor of economics at Pitt.

Pitt professor Tymofiy Mylovanov helps Ukraine ‘move into the future’

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer April 12, 2022
Tymofiy Mylovanov, an associate professor of economics at Pitt, returned to Ukraine mere days before the February invasion by Russia.
Destiny Mann, left, and Angela Davis at a webinar hosted by Pitt’s Black Action Society on Monday night.

‘A symbol of activism’: Black Action Society hosts conversation with Angela Davis

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer April 11, 2022
Political activist Angela Davis spoke at a Monday night webinar hosted by Pitt’s Black Action Society, and emphasized a need for collective action in fighting for social justice.
The Cathedral of Learning and William Pitt Union.

Bank account program for student orgs pushed to fall

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer April 10, 2022
Student Government Board planned to run a pilot program this spring to provide student organizations with private bank accounts at PNC Bank, but the program was yet again pushed back and is hopefully launching in fall 2022.
The Cathedral of Learning.

Pitt professors Keisha Blain, Yona Harvey named 2022 Guggenheim Fellows

By Betul Tuncer, Assistant News Editor April 10, 2022
Pitt historian Keisha Blain and poet Yona Harvey were recently named 2022 Guggenheim Fellows. Blain and Harvey are among the 180 individuals awarded grants by the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
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