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

Pitts volleyball team celebrates a score against Oregon in the Fitz Field House on Thursday night

No. 8 Pitt volleyball falls to No. 7 Oregon 3-2 in a nail-biter

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor September 15, 2023

No. 7 Pitt volleyball (6-2, ACC 0-0) fell to No. 8 Oregon (7-1, PAC-12 0-0) 3-2 on Wednesday night at the Fitzgerald Field House, despite a valiant comeback effort. The Panthers fell behind early, losing...

A soccer ball on Pitt’s Ambrose Urbanic Field.

Pitt men’s soccer sees former players shine in the pros

By Dylan Grace, Staff Writer June 28, 2023
Pitt men’s soccer has experienced immense success recently. From winning seasons to College Cup appearances, the program has shined under head coach Jay Vidovich. Now, several former Panthers are playing well at the professional level.
Pitt football helmets.

Pitt football boasts one of the nation’s top recruiting classes for 2024

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor June 28, 2023
After years of failing to compete with the nation’s best teams in recruiting, Pitt football’s luck is finally changing. The Panthers’ 2024 recruiting class currently ranks 19th in the nation and boasts some impressive talent.
A pile of Pitt footballs.

Pitt football headed in new direction with first-year players

By Jack Markowski, Senior Staff Writer June 13, 2023
Pitt football underwent a roster overhaul this offseason as many key contributors moved on to the next level, opening up playing time for the Panthers’ newcomers. Senior Staff Writer Jack Markowski previews the first-year players that could step up and make an impact for Pitt in the 2023 season.
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital complex on Fifth Avenue.

MACRO immerses students in clinical research at UPMC

By Madilyn Cianci, Staff Writer January 19, 2023
Student employment program Multidisciplinary Acute Care Research Organization provides student research associates the skills needed for their futures in medicine and research.
Pitt Hydroponics members.

‘Grow food anywhere’: Pitt Hydroponics works to make farming accessible

By Donata Massimiani, Contributing Editor January 13, 2023
Pitt Hydroponics is a club that builds and designs hydroponic systems and grows plants using those systems.
Kevin Smith teaches a class on broadcasting through Pitt Studios in 2020.

‘How the world communicates’: Broadcasting major at Pitt under construction

By James Paul, Staff Writer January 9, 2023
Currently, Kevin Smith, the director of undergraduate studies in broadcast, is working with David Pettersen, the Director of the Film and Media Studies program, and colleagues across the University, to launch a dedicated broadcasting major in as little as three years.
Joe Dacanay, sophomore nursing major.

‘There’s no gender to it’: Pitt named top school for men in nursing

By Donata Massimiani, Senior Staff Writer December 2, 2022
The American Association for Men in Nursing recognized Pitt’s School of Nursing as one of the top programs for men in nursing in the country. This is Pitt’s first time receiving the honor, and a total of 10 universities made the list for 2022.
A crowd watches as the final section of the cooling tower for Pitt’s new chilled water plant was lifted into place on Nov. 8.

‘An extremely important project’: Pitt finishes cooling tower on new chilled water plant

By Colm Slevin, Assistant News Editor November 28, 2022
Pitt completed the final section of the cooling tower for its new chilled water plant earlier this month, which will contribute to keeping buildings cool on upper campus.
Dylan Mitchell, a sophomore law, criminal justice and society and politics and philosophy major.

20-year old Pitt student owns and runs Vocelli Pizza in Hampton Township

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer November 18, 2022
Dylan Mitchell works 40-60 hours at Vocelli Pizza while also working on two majors, getting his realtor licenses and being president-elect of Pitt’s College Republican club.
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