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Two students walk along the sidewalk adjacent to David Lawrence Hall.

Students offer mixed feelings about return to in-person classes

By Brandon Raglow, Staff Writer September 13, 2021
When the University announced a two-week optional online period, many students reacted with trepidation over another semester online. Now, as that period comes to an end, students are experiencing a variety of feelings about mandatory in-person classes.
Provost Ann Cudd, pictured at a Student Government Board meeting on Oct. 24, 2018, confirmed Wednesday that most class will move in person on Monday.

Pitt confirms classes to go in-person Monday, provides accommodation resources

By Millicent Watt, Assistant News Editor September 9, 2021
In an email sent to Pitt faculty on Wednesday, Provost Ann Cudd confirmed that all classes will meet in person starting Sept. 13, unless professors received permission for remote or hybrid instruction from their dean.
After the class of 2024 experienced their first year at Pitt virtually, many second-year students, like undecided sophomore Sara Saber, hope this semester can shine with a glimmer of normalcy.

‘I felt restrained’: Sophomores reflect on first year, look toward upcoming year

By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer August 26, 2021
After the class of 2024 experienced their first year at Pitt virtually, many sophomores hope this semester shines a glimmer of normalcy.
Across Oakland, students react to the news that an online option will be available for the first two weeks of classes and what that means for the coming semester.

Pitt students try to make sense of two-week optional online period

By Brandon Raglow, Staff Writer August 24, 2021
Students offer a mixed bag of responses to Pitt's decision to include an online option for the first two weeks of classes, and worry it could lead to another semester online.
David DeJong, the acting senior vice chancellor for business operations and vice chancellor for human resources, leads Pitt’s employee and operations task force.

Pitt task force planning fall on-campus operations amid pandemic

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor May 19, 2020
The employee and operations task force aims to determine how campus facilities can operate during the fall semester.
Art programs at Pitt adjust to remote learning

Art programs at Pitt adjust to remote learning

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer March 25, 2020
Before spring break, virtual music lessons and online art class were few and far between at Pitt. But due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the University’s subsequent move to online classes, students and faculty are now facing unprecedented challenges.

Letter from the Editor: The Pitt News is still publishing daily, but only online

By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief March 15, 2020

Dear readers,  Prior to spring break, we at The Pitt News, along with the rest of the Pitt community, expected to return to campus in mid-March and resume business as usual.  But since Wednesday,...

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