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Feds: Former Pitt official stole over 13K N95 masks, sold online

Christopher D. Casamento, 42, of Pittsburgh, stole N95 respirators, surgical masks and particulate respirator masks between Feb. 28 and March 22 last year, selling them on his eBay vendor page, “steel-city-motor-toys,” at “significant price mark ups,” the grand jury’s indictment said.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Travel the world virtually as Pitt’s nationality rooms celebrate traditions

The classrooms located in Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning reflect the culture and design from different countries around the world. Dozens of videos with crafts, cooking and music are available to view online.

By Katie Blackley/WESA

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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

A new Hippocratic oath asks doctors to fight racial injustice and misinformation

At the University of Pittsburgh, new medical students recited an alternative oath, drawing on current events and recent political turmoil to highlight the societal responsibilities of doctors.

By Sarah Boden/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