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Students, pictured, at a late January vaccination clinic hosted by Pitt and the Allegheny County Health Department.

Students welcome Pitt’s new vaccine mandate

By Abby Cardilli, Staff Writer December 7, 2021
Pitt’s vaccination policy, which requires that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against COVID-19, went into effect Monday. The stakes for unvaccinated students who don’t get an exemption are high — disenrollment for the spring semester.
Pitt Faculty Assembly members discuss the faculty union vote on Wednesday afternoon.

Faculty Assembly discusses unionization vote, Outlier partnership

By Donata Massimiani, Staff Writer November 4, 2021
Pitt’s Faculty Assembly met Wednesday afternoon in a hybrid fashion to discuss the faculty union vote, union contract negotiation and a report from the Senate Budget Policies Committee about Pitt's partnership with the Outlier program.
Editorial | Better late than never for Pitt’s vaccine mandate

Editorial | Better late than never for Pitt’s vaccine mandate

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 3, 2021
By offering a regular testing alternative to vaccination, the University spent a lot of time and resources catering to the slim percentage of holdouts who would be affected by a vaccine requirement.
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