Archived ULS News & Announcements

Hours, Collections, and Services Updates
19 Feb 2021

Hours, Collections, and Services Updates

The libraries are here to help you succeed. As the University adjusts its posture, so do the libraries with appropriate modifications to services and facilities. Please continue to check this page for updates and additional details. ... ...
Black Arts & Culture in the Archives
04 Jan 2022

Sign Up for Our Black Arts & Culture in the Archives Newsletter

Get news, event information, collection updates, and more from the August Wilson Archive and Black arts and culture collections at Pitt! Our collections include the records of the Kuntu Repertory Theatre along with several others that document the history of Black performing arts in Pittsburgh....
One Minute Film Festival: Bite-Sized Horror
21 Oct 2021

One Minute Film Festival: Bite-Sized Horror

Join us for a special screening of films from the Center for Creativity's One Minute Film Festival: Bite-Sized Horror on Hillman Library’s 3rd Floor Digital Interactive Wall. Friday, October 29th from 2-5 pm
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11 Oct 2021

Library Materials Added to Google's Arts & Culture Pittsburgh Page

Pittsburgh was selected to join cities worldwide on Google Arts & Culture, and the library is helping to tell Pittsburgh's...
 small handmade pillow featuring photographic print
08 Oct 2021

Photo to Fabric: An Art for August x C4C x ULS Program

On Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 4-6 p.m. hear weaver and fiber artist LaVerne Kemp discuss her Art for August artwork “Red Hot Jazz” and learn how to transfer your own photograph or archival image to fabric, sew a small pillow, and create simple embellishments by hand. ...
Close up of a camera lens
08 Oct 2021

Video Production & Editing Office Hours

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 1-4 p.m. drop into the Office Hours anytime to consult with an expert video producer on video production and editing, audio for video, lighting, or script writing. Whether you are an instructor, content-creator, or novice videographer, you’re welcome to...
August Wilson with the cast of one his plays.
07 Oct 2021

Reclaiming the Legacy: An Art for August x ULS Program

On Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m. join Amanda Awanjo, Pitt doctorial candidate, for a virtual discussion on reclaiming the Black archive through art, featuring Art for August artists, Brandon Jennings, Charlotte Ka, and Dominick McDuffie. Registration is required.
Raising the Dead - Exploring George A. Romero’s Archive
09 Sep 2021

Raising the Dead - Exploring George A. Romero’s Archive

Join us September 21, 2021 for a virtual talk with Dr. Adam Hart, Visiting Researcher with the University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS), exploring the development of the iconic zombie classic using materials from the George...
20 Aug 2021

The Heinz Endowments Award $200,000 for Wilson Archive

The ULS was recently awarded $200,000 by the Heinz Endowments to support the acquisition of the August Wilson Archive, as well as community outreach and engagement with the Collection. The materials document a wide array of Wilson’s career...
Welcome Back Students
17 Aug 2021

Welcome back students!

If you’ve never visited us before or need a refresher on what we have to offer, this page is for you!