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 Cathedral of Learning from Schenley Plaza.

ICYMI: Summer Edition

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor August 28, 2022
With a hectic summer focused on abortion access and gun control measures, it’s easy to fall out of the loop with what’s been happening on campus. Here’s a guide to the biggest news stories at Pitt from the summer.
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

Governor signs appropriation for Pitt funding into law

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor July 12, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 1284 on July 8, allowing for Pitt and other state related universities to receive funding for the 2022-2023 fiscal year.
The Cathedral of Learning seen from Schenley Plaza.

PA House Republicans say Pitt must stop fetal tissue research to receive tuition appropriations

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 28, 2022
Pennsylvania House Republicans amended the state’s appropriation bill for state-related universities on Monday, saying Pitt must stop fetal tissue research in order to receive its $151 million appropriation from the state.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.

Exclusive: Gallagher says Pitt must take state funding battle seriously

By Jon Moss, Allison Radziwon, and Colm Slevin April 14, 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 Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg.

Pitt hires outside law firm to review fetal tissue research practices

By Rebecca Johnson and Martha Layne September 9, 2021
Pitt hired the law firm Hyman, Phelps & McNamara to conduct an independent review of its fetal tissue research practices to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines, state Rep. Natalie Mihalek announced Thursday.
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