HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Four Pennsylvania universities said Wednesday they will follow through with tuition increases despite calls from House Republicans to roll back the price hikes.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A dispute about state funding for the University of Pittsburgh over its use of fetal tissue from elective abortions in research ended quietly Thursday when lawmakers approved the annual subsidy.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The dean of UCLA's law school has been chosen as the next head of the University of Wisconsin's flagship campus in Madison, the university system's regents announced Monday.
Jennifer Mnookin was picked to succeed outgoing Chancellor Rebecca Blank, the regents said.
Two years into the pandemic Jackie Hansen still left home only for doctor visits, her immune system so wrecked by cancer and lupus that COVID-19 vaccinations couldn’t take hold.
Then Hansen got a reprieve — scarce doses of the first drug that promises six months of protection for people with no other way to fend off the virus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two brand-new COVID-19 pills that were supposed to be an important weapon against the pandemic in the U.S. are in short supply and have played little role in the fight against the omicron wave of infections.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man serving a life prison term in the 2017 slaying of a University of Pittsburgh student will get a hearing to try to persuade an appeals court that his attorney was ineffective.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Students and staff at the University of Pittsburgh are being encouraged to share their pronouns and the pronunciation of their names among other recommendations in a new voluntary guide on gender-inclusive language.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board has ruled that graduate assistants at the University of Pittsburgh fell short in a 2019 effort to unionize.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The head of one of Pennsylvania's largest employers, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, is retiring and the organization's executive vice president will succeed him.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maureen Lichtveld’s nearly 40 years in environmental public health — from her home country of Suriname, to the U.S. government, to the Hurricane Katrina-devastated Gulf Coast and, finally, to Pittsburgh this year — has focused on a central principle: how to prepare for the next big crisis.
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled Tuesday for a trial over the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's federal lawsuit against a Cleveland firm over allegations that an actuarial employee vastly understated the pension liability being assumed by UPMC when it acquired Altoona Hospital in 2013.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Michigan man has pleaded guilty to hacking a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee database, stealing the personal information of more than 65,000 people and then selling the information online.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The panel that will redraw the boundaries of Pennsylvania’s legislative districts amid public education campaigns to stamp out gerrymandering will be chaired by the University of Pittsburgh’s former chancellor as the tie-breaking fifth member appointed by the state’s high court Monday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are closing in on a way to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fertility — and the proof is the first monkey born from the experimental technology...
Helping people overcome health challenges has been the focal point of Diana Lynn Pakstis’ nursing and administrative career.
For more than 20 years, she has worked in the field of clinical research, where health care professionals study how to better diagnose, treat and prevent disease.
With collective U.S. student loan debt nearing $1.5 trillion, some colleges are testing innovative solutions to help reduce student borrowing...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The parents of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by an East Pittsburgh police officer as he fled a traffic stop are suing the officer's former employer— the University of Pittsburgh— for failing to properly discipline him or record performance issues in his personnel file...
The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will hold several events to commemorate the service of U.S. military veterans.
A public wreath-laying ceremony will be held at noon Monday outside Chambers Hall, with U.S.
Making a difference.
In big ways or small, it's something almost everyone can try to do.
Throw some change in a collection can at the convenience store cash register. Hold the door for someone going into work.
The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Vaccine Research has tabbed W. Paul Duprex as its new director following a two-year search.
"Dr. Duprex has a deep passion for not only understanding infectious diseases, but also for transforming that knowledge into practical developments, such as vaccines, that will protect public health," Arthur Levine, senior vice chancellor of the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of Medicine at Pitt, said in a release.
Charges were dropped Wednesday against a former Veterans Pittsburgh Healthcare System nurse accused of using a spotting scope to spy on University of Pittsburgh students last year.
Paul May, 56, of Lawrence County's Enon Valley, was charged in November with loitering and prowling, possessing instruments of crime and invasion of privacy after VA police spotted May in an SUV in the Oakland parking garage looking into dormitory windows with the scope.
New research calls into question what's in those IV bags that nearly every hospitalized patient gets...