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

Pitt to continue construction on ‘essential’ projects only

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 Library’s renovations are aimed for completion by 2023.

Hillman remodel to finish 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.
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.

Hillman pilots late-night campus escorts

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

Change coming to Hillman, SGB says

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...

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.

LNAP offers pre-finals stress relief for students

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

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....

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)

Check it out: making stacks at the library

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...

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