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Pitt tightens student restrictions after coronavirus cases spike

Pitt wants students to have to shelter-in-place for two weeks – only leaving their homes for necessary trips like in-person classes or work.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

Pitt begins randomized COVID-19 testing as students arrive in Oakland

That plan includes instructions for all students to quarantine at home for 14 days prior to arriving on campus.
By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

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Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85

“He was more than just an integral part of my college football career; he was a dear friend who continued his relationship with me far beyond my playing days."
By The Associated Press

Pittsburgh universities, schools increasing precautions over coronavirus

Pitt is asking university members who have recently been to China, Iran, Italy, Japan or South Korea to practice "social distancing" for two weeks.
By Kathleen Davis/WESA

Carngegie Mellon, Pitt and UPMC restrict official travel to China

The disease, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has infected some 17,000 Chinese citizens and killed more than 360.
By Sarah Boden/WESA

Pitt alumni join students to pressure administration to divest from fossil fuels

“I want to be part of a university that has strong moral values and is going to stand up for what’s right."
By Sarah Schneider/WESA