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

Mayor Ed Gainey speaks during Joe Biden’s visit to Mill 19 in Pittsburgh on Jan. 28, 2022.

City to review Pitt, UPMC property tax exemptions

By Alexandra Ross, Assistant News Editor January 24, 2023
Pitt and UPMC will soon be subject to a review of their “purely public charity” status, which helps them avoid tens of millions of dollars in property taxes. The audit comes as a result of a new executive order from Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey.
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.
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital complex on Fifth Avenue.

University dismissed from lawsuit alleging slander

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor September 8, 2022
A judge dismissed Pitt from a civil lawsuit filed against the University by Norman Wang, a cardiologist, who claimed he was demoted and slandered having been removed from his job at UPMC after writing an op-ed criticizing affirmative action.
Halket Street in Oakland.

OBID meeting brings community leaders together to address equitable accessibility

By Daniel Okren, For The Pitt News March 1, 2022
Seven community organizations and developers addressed accessibility at a meeting hosted by OBID on Monday afternoon.
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp. held a meeting Tuesday evening to discuss plans for the new UPMC Presbyterian building and a 20-unit apartment complex.

OPDC discusses plans for new Oakland hospital facility, apartment complex

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer December 1, 2021
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp. held its monthly Oakland-wide community meeting Tuesday evening to discuss updated plans for the new UPMC Presbyterian building and a plan to turn a Ward Street building into a 20-unit apartment complex.
A protester rallies with a crowd of UPMC employees on Grant Street during Thursday’s UPMC Essential Worker Strike in Downtown.

Editorial | Happy strikesgiving to UPMC workers

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 19, 2021
We fully back employees’ push for better treatment, and condemn the insultingly low value to which UPMC holds its employees.
A protester rallies with a crowd of UPMC employees on Grant Street during Thursday’s UPMC Essential Worker Strike in Downtown.

Photos: UPMC strike

By Patrick Cavanagh, Staff Photographer November 19, 2021

A crowd of UPMC hospital workers and allies rallied Downtown on Grant Street and outside of UPMC headquarters on Thursday afternoon at the UPMC Essential Worker Strike. Hospital workers walked off...

Michelle Weltner, UPMC project manager, discussed new signage that the health care giant plans to implement at the Oakland Planning and Development Corp. public meeting Tuesday.

OPDC discusses UPMC signage, Carnegie Library banners and Walnut Capital proposal

By Natalie Frank, News Editor September 29, 2021
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp. held a Tuesday public meeting to discuss new UPMC signage throughout Oakland and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh lamp post and banner installation. The group also continued discussing zoning changes proposed by Walnut Capital.
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp. discussed various developments at its August meeting, including a stormwater management plan, Carnegie Mellon University’s Institutional Master Plan and UPMC’s proposal for a new bed tower on the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Atwood Street.

OPDC discusses stormwater management, future CMU and UPMC plans

By Dhara Patel, For The Pitt News September 1, 2021
The Oakland Planning and Development Corp. discussed stormwater management, Carnegie Mellon University’s institutional master plan and UPMC’s proposal for a new bed tower at Wednesday evening’s meeting.
The Governance and Nominating Committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees held a public meeting Friday morning to discuss resolutions to elect and re-elect members of the Board of Trustees and revise select University bylaws.

Board committee elects new officers, trustees and revises University bylaws

By Natalie Frank, News Editor June 22, 2021
The Governance and Nominating Committee of Pitt’s Board of Trustees held a public meeting Friday morning to discuss resolutions to elect and re-elect members of the Board of Trustees and revise select University bylaws.
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