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Pitt Day of Giving Thank you!

Thank you to our 98 donors—alumni, friends, faculty, staff, & students—who contributed more than $21,000, including challenge funds from the University Library System (ULS)  Board of Visitors, on February 21 the university’s seventh Pitt Day of Giving!  Plus, this great participation by ULS donors brings an additional $750 of Pitt Day of Giving bonus funds to the ULS. Our Pitt Day of Giving donors supported the August Wilson Archive, experiential learning, the Hillman Library reinvention, Archives & Special Collections, and the ULS in general.

Join us for the Pitt-wide Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition!

The 3MT competition celebrates the exciting research conducted by Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) students. Competitors vie for prizes as they explain their research in just three minutes. Monday, April 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hillman Library, Archives & Special Collections Room, Third Floor

Join us and explore the research of the Archival Scholars

Archival Scholars in Action highlights the research work and progress of the Archival Scholars Research Award (ASRA) recipients through a series of lightning talks, a panel discussion, and display of a selection of primary sources. Friday, March 31 from 1 – 3 p.m. in the Hillman Library, Third Floor 340 Archives & Special Collections Instruction Room.

Sam Rivers playing the soprano saxophone

Rivers was an American jazz musician and composer. Though most famously a tenor saxophonist, he also performed on soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, harmonica, piano, and viola. With a thorough command of music theory, orchestration, and composition, Rivers was an influential and prominent artist in jazz music. more...

Charles and Frankie Pace Sheet Music and Images

Join us in celebrating this important but little-known piece of Pittsburgh history in a Gospel Music Tribute to Charles and Frankie Pace on Saturday, March 25, 2023, 7 p.m., at Ebenezer Baptist Chruch.

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