Pitt Connection


Panther Preview

Support the Panthers at these key matchups in December and January! The men’s basketball team hosts Miami on Saturday, December 30 at 4 p.m. The wrestling team battles Oklahoma on Sunday, January 7 at 2 p.m. The swimming and diving team faces Denison on Friday, January 19 at 6 p.m. The women’s basketball team plays Notre Dame on Thursday, January 25 at 7 p.m. Follow the link below to view the complete athletic calendar. Hail to Pitt!


Give the Gift of Travel

From European cruises to adventures in Costa Rica, the Pitt Alumni Association Travel Program offers exciting destinations for everyone on your list. Browse our 2018 trip offerings and give the gift of travel this holiday season.


Large Pitt-led Study Uncovers Complex Genetics Behind Earlobe Attachment

A study led by Pitt researchers found the genetics underlying earlobe attachment are far more complex than previously thought.


Research Suggests Genetic Links Between Disease Risks and Dental Formations

Alexandre Vieira, director of clinical research and of student research at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Dental Medicine, is studying how dental formations caused by genetic mutations can serve as biomarkers for other diseases.