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Professors, students adjust to increased in-person learning

Professors, students adjust to increased in-person learning

By Brandon Raglow, For The Pitt News March 31, 2021
Pitt moved to the Guarded Risk posture on March 11, after spending about half the semester in the middle Elevated Risk posture. With students attending classes in person and from home, instructors have to consider both learning experiences as they teach.
Pitt moved from Elevated Risk to Guarded Risk last Thursday at 7 a.m., following the limited reopening of some dining and study spaces in mid-February. These study spots include the Cathedral of Learning, the William Pitt Union, Hillman Library and many other locations.

Pitt opens study spaces, limited dine-in seating to student applause

By Katie Cassidy, For The Pitt News March 19, 2021
Students say they are enjoying the use of campus study areas and dine-in locations, which opened to students Feb. 16.
‘Stop playing around’: Bonner, CMRO urge students to get COVID-19 tested after large weekend parties

‘Stop playing around’: Bonner, CMRO urge students to get COVID-19 tested after large weekend parties

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor March 16, 2021
Dean Bonner posted a video on Monday about the “deeply concerning behavior” he observed on Saturday afternoon. Because of this, the CMRO is encouraging students who attended large gatherings to get COVID-19 tested this week.
Pitt moved postures — from Elevated to Guarded risk — early Thursday morning.

Editorial | Pitt’s move to Guarded risk is concerning, unnecessary

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 12, 2021
Pitt transitioned from Elevated to Guarded risk posture Thursday morning.
Pitt adds 17 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday

Pitt adds 17 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor March 9, 2021
Pitt added 17 new COVID-19 cases, composed of 11 students and six employees, between last Friday and Monday, with 19 students currently in isolation.
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Pitt to shift to Guarded risk posture next Thursday

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor March 5, 2021
Pitt will move into the Guarded risk posture next Thursday at 7 a.m., the University announced in a Friday morning email. This lowest level posture allows for most activities to be in person with virtual options and limited restrictions.
Pitt announced on Friday its plans to move into the “Guarded risk” posture, the lowest tier of its reopening system, beginning Oct. 19.

Editorial | Pitt’s move to guarded will do more harm than good

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 11, 2020
Moving into the Guarded risk posture puts students and the greater Oakland community at risk.
Administrators discussed fall plans during a town hall Tuesday.

Pitt officials discuss health guidelines for residence life, COVID testing at student town hall

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor July 28, 2020
Kenyon Bonner, the vice provost and dean of students, said Pitt is working on an updated Student Code of Conduct that will further explain guidelines, as well as consequences for violations.
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