Pittsburgh has a dark-sky ordinance since Sept 2021

September 2021, (our) beloved Pittsburgh became the first major city (in the US) to rethink how urban lighting will be conducted, passing a dark-sky ordinance not only for visibility of the night sky but also to use less energy, to help plants and animals by maintaining a crisper day-night cycle, to reduce glare for better night vision, and to benefit those in poorer neighborhoods who are disproportionately negatively affected by wasteful overlighting.

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This is great news and very progressive by the great city of Pittsburgh! Can’t wait to see the night photos of the Milky Way over the city skylines

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International Pitt Scavenger Hunt

Here is a fun #h2p scavenger hunt, join and win prizes while meeting alumni around the world!!!

Are you ready to break out your blue and gold? The Pitt Alumni Association has the perfect opportunity—the Pitt Panthers on the (Scavenger) Hunt

From June 9 to June 13, complete a series of fun-filled challenges to show off your Pitt pride and help you connect with fellow alumni. Then, prove you mastered the challenge and collect points by uploading a photo to our webpage.

The alumni with the most points overall and the most points in each category will win Pitt-themed prizes, like apparel, autographed items, and game tickets.

Ready to get started? We thought so.

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University of Pittsburgh’s European Studies Center Webinar

The University of Pittsburgh’s European Studies Center is offering an online webinar/videochat:

Virtual Briefing: The Transatlantic Relationship After the Election

Thursday, November 12 | 12:00pm 

Join us for a roundtable discussion of the state of the transatlantic relationship in the wake of the U.S. Presidential Elections. Featuring:

  • Dr. James Goldgeier, American University (NATO and security),  
  • Mr. Ignacio Garcia-Bercero, DG Trade (former TTIP chief negotiator),
  • Dr. Mai’a Cross, Northeastern University (Europe and the Politics of Crisis).

Moderated by Steven Sokol (American Council on Germany). 

Hosted by the European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh, the Center for Transatlantic Studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Transatlantic Policy Center at American University.

This event is part of the #JMintheUS event series, an initiative of Jean Monnet Centers in the U.S. 

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