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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

Students study on the newly renovated second floor of Hillman Library.

Editorial | Study spaces should feel more inviting

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 12, 2023
Study spaces should feel more inviting to promote a better learning environment.
Hillman Library at night.

‘Student Voices: Creating a Place of Belonging’ exhibit presented on media wall in Hillman Library

By Elizabeth Primrose, Senior Staff Writer January 12, 2023
Pitt librarians started a research project last year which enlisted student perspectives on how to improve Pitt’s libraries. The findings are now displayed in an exhibit titled “Student Voices: Creating a Place of Belonging.”
An alarm clock.

Students discuss the benefits of practicing time management during finals week

By Madilyn Cianci, Staff Writer December 7, 2022
Owen Boccabella, a junior bioengineering major, creates a study schedule for the last three weeks of the semester to make sure he’s staying on top of his work. 
The archives and special collections exhibit on the third floor of Hillman Library.

Inside Hillman Library’s recent collections and exhibitions

By Aoqin Yan, Staff Writer October 7, 2022
The digital wall, an exhibit on the third floor of Hillman Library, displays a gallery of artwork and research on print media from students and faculties at Pitt. It’s just one of the many elements within the library’s collections, which range from digital to physical material.
Students study on the first floor of Hillman Library.

Satire | The top 8 rules of Hillman Etiquette

By Talia Spillerman, Staff Columnist April 19, 2022
Here are the top ways to ensure that you are following the unspoken rules of Hillman library.
A Pitt student works in Hillman’s Open Lab Room behind 3D printed objects.

Open Lab opens doors for new skills for Pitt students to cultivate

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer February 24, 2022
Whether it’s the need for a last minute Christmas gift, a special school project or a few hours to relax in a virtual reality — the Open Lab is equipped to help students with endeavors.
Research project aims to create a feeling of belonging at Pitt libraries

Research project aims to create a feeling of belonging at Pitt libraries

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer February 18, 2022
A team of five Pitt librarians created the Belonging at Pitt Libraries research project to help improve Pitt’s libraries across the main and regional campuses and within different schools, such as the engineering library in Oakland.
Students walk by the Hillman Library.

Pitt Archives document many areas of western Pennsylvania history

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer November 17, 2021
From 18th-century handwritten documents by George Washington to a complete set of John James Audubon’s “Birds of America,” Pitt’s Archives and Special Collections has thousands of valuable items documenting western Pennsylvania history.
Student Government Board at its weekly meeting in Nordy’s Place.

SGB kicks off Mental Health Awareness Month, hosts Hillman Library visitor

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer October 6, 2021
At Tuesday night’s meeting, Pitt’s Student Government Board discussed Mental Health Awareness Month, the upcoming commemoration of the Tree of Life massacre and student bank accounts, among other topics.
According to a petition, the houses at 3401-3421 Bates St. and 392 Coltart Ave. near Boulevard of the Allies are a “public nuisance” due to their dilapidated and uninhabited state.

Board committee approves Hillman renovations, new chilled water plant and off-campus property acquisitions

By Natalie Frank, News Editor June 17, 2021
The properties and facilities committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees held a public meeting Thursday morning to approve several projects involving campus buildings. Pitt will also acquire a series of properties around Bates Street, Boulevard of the Allies and Zulema Street.
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