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 big names: people to know at Pitt

The big names: people to know at Pitt

By Jacob Mraz , Staff Writer August 4, 2022
Let’s face it, these first few weeks on campus are likely to be a whirlwind. Right now students are more worried about getting IDs, figuring out where classes are and making friends than remembering a name they briefly heard at orientation.
Chloe Shearer, a statistician with the Human Engineering Research Laboratory in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, started the Pitt Disability Community in January.

New Pitt Disability Community creates a group for faculty and staff with disabilities

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer April 7, 2021
Chloe Shearer was shocked upon being hired last November to find that Pitt did not have a faculty and staff community group for people with disabilities. So she took it upon herself to start one.
Lev Ivanov, a sophomore bioengineering major, has ADHD and receives accommodations from the Office of Disability Resources and Services.

Students with disability accommodations adjust to virtual learning environment

By Rashi Ranjan, Senior Staff Writer March 10, 2021
Students are finding it more difficult to find support for their disabilities due to remote learning. Pitt’s Office of Disability Resources and Services is providing different accommodations, such as increasing time limits on Canvas.
Pitt student alleges University housing discrimination

Pitt student alleges University housing discrimination

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer November 14, 2019
A Pitt student filed a housing discrimination complaint in September with the federal government.
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