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Pitt updates building hours, requires ID for entry to all buildings

Pitt updates building hours, requires ID for entry to all buildings

By SuIn Yun, For The Pitt News

October 9, 2020

Pitt modified many of its buildings' hours to budget for additional study spaces, according to University spokesperson Pat McMahon.

Pitt to continue construction on ‘essential’ projects only

The construction project on Bigelow Boulevard, originally scheduled to finish in August, is now scheduled to be completed in October.

By Anushay Chaudhry, Staff Writer

August 23, 2020

The construction on Bigelow Boulevard is now set to finish its third and final phase in October. It originally had an August completion date, before Welcome Week for incoming first-year students.

Hillman remodel to finish by 2023

Hillman Library’s renovations are aimed for completion by 2023.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

January 5, 2020

Pitt plans to remodel the second floor after the third floor opens, followed by the first and ground floors. Fourth floor renovations were completed in fall 2018. The renovations are targeted to be finished entirely by 2023.

Hillman pilots late-night campus escorts

The Walking Escort Pilot Program will walk students back to their dorms from Hillman Library during the hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday through Thursday.

By Jessica Steinberg, For The Pitt News

September 12, 2019

After an incident outside of Ruskin Hall in early 2019, the University has introduce security personnel to walk students to their dorms or shuttle stops.

Change coming to Hillman, SGB says

Board members Albert Tanjaya and Zechariah Brown are both running for SGB president.

By Maureen Hartwell, For The Pitt News

January 23, 2019

The third floor of Hillman will be the next one to get a remodel, with renovations beginning in February, board member Albert Tanjaya said.

Opinion | If these walls could talk, they’d scream: a glimpse into life at Hillman during finals week

Opinion | If these walls could talk, they'd scream: a glimpse into life at Hillman during finals week

By Allison Dantinne, Staff Columnist

December 10, 2018

The students studying for finals in Hillman are fascinating creatures, plagued by insurmountable stress manifested as odd habits. They gather around power sources, lean back in their swivel chairs while staring up at the lines of fluorescent lights and occasionally fall asleep on the floor under the c...

LNAP offers pre-finals stress relief for students

Junior non-fiction writing and communication double major Abigail Tesfay (left) received a massage from a professional masseuse during Hillman’s “Long Night Against Procrastination” event Monday night.

By Emily Wolfe, Senior Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

On Monday night at Hillman, some settled in for a long winter’s LNAP — the “Long Night Against Procrastination.”

Hillman goes pro with new equipment collection

Hillman goes pro with new equipment collection

By Zane Crowell and Noah Manalo | For The Pitt News

March 2, 2018

Students are used to checking out books on reserve at Hillman Library — now they can do the same with a vlogging kit. The University Library System launched the Hillman Equipment Collection Monday. The Collection, which consists of an assortment of audio and visual equipment, is available for use b...

Check it out: making stacks at the library

Library specialist Christeen Jerin (left) and Hillman Library information manager Caroline Brown (right) are two of 19 full-time employees that assist students at Pitt’s libraries. (Photo by Remy Samuels | Staff Writer)

By Zane Crowell and Remy Samuels | The Pitt News Staff

February 9, 2018

Entering the ground floor of the Hillman library, the expanse of desks, chairs and long tables encouraging group studying and collaboration are immediately noticeable. To the right of the entrance is the Donald S. Woods service desk, the main area for students can get help form a library employee. ...

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