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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The East Asian Library Open House in Hillman Library on Wednesday afternoon.

East Asian Library holds open house, displays rare items

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer February 9, 2024

Kuan is one of the earliest examples of paper money, which China began printing in the late 1300s. Pitt’s East Asian Library had an original Kuan note on display for visitors to see during their open...

Police exit Hillman Library Monday night after evacuating students from the building.

Pitt reviewing Emergency Notification System after ‘delayed and flawed’ response Monday night

By Punya Bhasin, News Editor April 11, 2023
Pitt said it’s reviewing the Emergency Notification System and retraining its communicators after a “delayed and flawed” response to a hoax active shooter incident in Hillman Library Monday night.
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.
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