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Opinion | Pitt campus additions that alumni should check out

Opinion | Pitt campus additions that alumni should check out

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

October 24, 2019

As we raise our glasses and cheer for Homecoming this weekend, we should consider who may be returning to this campus and what exactly they are returning to.

Chancellor releases 30-year Campus Master Plan

Lothrop Hall is among the facilities due for redevelopment under Pitt’s Campus Master Plan. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Assistant Visual Editor)

By Sarah Shearer, Assistant News Editor

October 1, 2018

Pitt as we know it may look a lot different by the time the next generation of applications rolls in. The University released a Campus Master Plan in a Board of Trustees meeting Friday, including plans for new academic buildings, housing and rerouted transportation methods. The projected master plan has b...

Column: Lyke is what Pitt Athletics needs for steady success

Heather Lyke received a contract extension to remain as the Athletic Director at Pitt through 2024 with Pitt’s hope of securing more athletic stability and success. (TPN File Photo)

By Colin Martin | Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

The best way to build a strong athletic program involves consistency and a direction. It’s very difficult for schools to form their own identity with constantly changing leadership as Pitt has experienced over the past decade with seven different head football coaches. But Pitt now officially has...

Students react to Schenley Quad renovations

Sketch of planned updates to Schenley Quadrangle. (Image courtesy of Deborah Todd)

By Samuel Ruppert | Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Renovations will add more public space to Schenley Quadrangle this summer, but some students are concerned that the change will come at the expense of precious parking spots. The week before spring break, Pitt sent out an email to students notifying them of preparations for renovations in Schenley...

Posvar renovations feature updated classrooms

Students study in one of the newly renovated rooms in Posvar Hall, designed to be a study space. (TPN File photo)

By Thompson Wymard | For The Pitt News

February 6, 2018

Erika Gold Kestenberg is quite familiar with Posvar Hall — she spent time studying there as a student in the ’90s, and now works there. The associate director of educator development and practice Urban Scholars Program coordinator for the School of Education doesn’t miss the building’s old design...

Pitt Board of Trustees approves funding for renovations

Members of the Pitt community and students gathered to observe the winter Board of Trustees meeting on February 24. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

By Caroline Bourque | Assistant News Editor

November 3, 2017

The University of Pittsburgh’s Board of Trustees approved close to $44 million of renovation projects across campus at a Property and Facilities Committee meeting Friday morning. According to University spokesperson Joe Miksch, the approved renovations will include five projects within five Pitt f...

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