The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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

The big names: people to know at Pitt

The big names: people to know at Pitt

By Jacob Mraz , Staff Writer August 4, 2022
Let’s face it, these first few weeks on campus are likely to be a whirlwind. Right now students are more worried about getting IDs, figuring out where classes are and making friends than remembering a name they briefly heard at orientation.
Friday’s public meeting hosted by the Student Affairs Committee and the Board of Trustees.

Student Affairs Committee, Kenyon Bonner talk student fee changes, new campus recreation and wellness center facility

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor June 21, 2022
To Kenyon Bonner, the vice provost of student affairs, “transparency” about costs is important not only in running the University, but also in building the new campus recreation and wellness center.
Carla Panzella is the dean of students.

Panzella navigates first year as dean of students

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2021
For Carla Panzella, listening is key. Pitt’s new dean of students, who has been on the job since Aug. 2, said it’s a crucial part of her job to listen to student concerns and help turn ideas into action.
Carla Panzella will serve as Pitts next dean of students.

Carla Panzella named Pitt’s next dean of students

By Natalie Frank, News Editor July 16, 2021
Carla Panzella will be Pitt’s new dean of students, the University announced Friday morning.
The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

Pitt to require unvaccinated students to comply with stricter health rules

By Millicent Watt, Senior Staff Writer July 1, 2021
Pitt sent two Thursday emails with details about health plans for the fall in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, one of the top administrators at Pitt.

Who’s who: Your guide to the big names at Pitt

By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer June 27, 2021
It’s virtually impossible to remember everyone’s name at Pitt, let alone all the “important” people. So we’ve got you covered. Here’s a guide to the big names at Pitt that students will hear — and read in The Pitt News — most during the year.
Pitt provides COVID-19 vaccine incentives, no plans for vaccine requirement

Pitt provides COVID-19 vaccine incentives, no plans for vaccine requirement

By Natalie Frank, News Editor June 17, 2021
Pitt students, faculty and staff who are vaccinated against COVID-19 are now eligible to receive prizes, including up to $2,500 in cash. The University added that there are no plans to require COVID-19 vaccinations to be on campus this fall.
Pitt began its search for a new dean of students in February and started interviewing finalists for the position on Monday.

Interviews begin for new dean of students

By Natalie Frank, News Editor June 8, 2021
Pitt began interviewing finalists for the dean of students position on Monday, officials said. University spokesperson Kevin Zwick said finalist interviews will be held over the course of the next week.
Pitt adds 50 COVID-19 cases since Tuesday, urges students to get tested

Pitt adds 50 COVID-19 cases since Tuesday, urges students to get tested

By Martha Layne and Jon Moss April 9, 2021
Pitt added 50 new COVID-19 cases, composed of 44 students and six employees, between Tuesday and Thursday, with 105 students currently in isolation.
‘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.
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