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The Pitt community had the opportunity to dive into zombie movie legend George Romero’s work on Tuesday during the lecture series “The Zombie Rebellion: the Evolution of George Romero’s ‘Day of the Dead.’”

ULS hosts virtual lecture on George Romero’s ‘Day of the Dead’ film

By Jessica McKenzie, Senior Staff Writer September 23, 2021
The Pitt community had the opportunity to dive into Romero’s work on Tuesday during the University Library System’s recorded Zoom lecture, “The Zombie Rebellion: the Evolution of George Romero’s ‘Day of the Dead.’”
“The Revolution They Remember,” a documentary about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, premiered Thursday night.

‘The Revolution They Remember’ highlights voices of China’s Cultural Revolution

By Sona Sharma, Staff Writer November 13, 2020
The almost two-hour documentary, shown over Zoom Thursday and to be released on DVD and online at an unspecified date, is a project of the University Library System's East Asian Library.
Playwright August Wilson was born and raised in Pittsburgh’s Hill District.

Pitt acquires archive of late playwright August Wilson

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor October 30, 2020
Wilson wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning plays “Fences” and “The Piano Lesson,” which are part of his 10-play “Pittsburgh Cycle,” or “American Century Cycle.”
Hillman Library is open for students with capacity restrictions, increased disinfection and increased signage.

Libraries reopen with limited capacity, hours

By Alice Tang, For The Pitt News August 30, 2020
Pitt’s libraries will be open this semester, but they will look much different than they did before the COVID-19 pandemic. Changes include shorter operating hours and facilities only open to Pitt faculty and students, with all visitors required to wear masks and swipe their Pitt IDs to enter. The libraries opened last Monday, excluding the music and Frick Fine Arts libraries, which will open today.
Employees of Pitt’s University Library System said they have requested that the University temporarily close Pitt’s libraries.

Pitt library employees urge administrators to fully shut down facilities

By Jon Moss, News Editor March 16, 2020
Employees of Pitt’s University Library System said they have repeatedly asked both the library and University administration in recent days to temporarily shutter the system in the wake of the global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, citing health concerns.
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