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Rodney Gallagher receives Pitt football offer

Gallagher caught 25 passes for 491 yards and rushed 36 times for 392 yards as a freshman at Laurel Highlands.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

April 17, 2020

Laurel Highlands freshman Rodney Gallagher, who received a basketball offer from Capel on March 7, announced Thursday that he also received an offer from Pitt football.

Pitt to host spring commencement online

Pitt to host spring commencement ceremony online.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor

April 8, 2020

Pitt announced Wednesday that spring commencement will move online this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Top 10: Things to lobby for in Harrisburg

Top 10: Things to lobby for in Harrisburg

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 28, 2019

We don’t normally enjoy interacting with those who work in the State capital but here are our top 10 things to lobby for in Harrisburg.

Pitt students visit State Capitol

Students who attended Pitt Day in Harrisburg were treated to tours of the capitol, sit-down conversations with elected officials and a career-advice panel with Pitt alumni who work in the state government.

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Dozens of Pitt students boarded buses at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday to attend Pitt’s annual Day in Harrisburg.

Top 10: Things Pitt should be matching

Top 10: Things Pitt should be matching

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 1, 2019

Pitt will soon match any federal Pell Grant. Here are an additional 10 things that Pitt should match and reimburse.

Editorial | Gallagher needs to pay it forward

The Chancellor’s residence on 718 Devonshire St.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 22, 2019

Former Pitt Chancellor Mark Nordenberg had a history of donating large portions of his retention bonuses to Pitt. It’s time Chancellor Patrick Gallagher followed suit.

In case you missed it: News from winter break 2018

Mayor Bill Peduto recently worked with state and local politicians to introduce a bill to ban assault weapons in Pittsburgh.

By Joanna Li, News Editor

January 7, 2019

In case you missed it, here are some news highlights that happened over winter break.

Pitt professors pursue new projects with Pitt Seed grants

Pitt received 171 applications for its first-ever Seed Project grants and selected 23 projects for awards, granting a total of approximately $1 million. (Graphic by Eli Savage | Staff Illustrator)

By Mario Cattabiani III | For the Pitt News

July 11, 2018

Pitt is investing in change this summer, beginning with projects from professors at the University. The first-ever Pitt Seed Project awarded a total of more than $1 million to 23 programs designed to play an instrumental role in transforming the University. The grants will fund a wide range of faculty...

Gallagher’s senior year: State funding, unions, #MeToo

At the close of his fourth year as Pitt's chancellor, Patrick Gallagher talked with The Pitt News about the major milestones of the year. <br> <i>(Photo by Christian Snyder)</i>

By Ashwini Sivaganesh

April 23, 2018

At this weekend’s graduation, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher will send off the first group of seniors he also witnessed start their first days of classes at Pitt four years ago. Like most of the graduating class, Gallagher’s fourth year was a busy one. The Pitt News talked with the chancellor l...

Transcript: TPN’s interview with Chancellor Gallagher

(Photo by Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor)

By Ashwini Sivaganesh and Christian Snyder / TPN Staff

April 23, 2018

This is a transcript of our entire interview with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher. Click here to read our story with more context. The Pitt News: Looking back on this year, what would you say stands out compared to other years? Patrick Gallagher: I would say it was an amazing year when you think ...

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