Higher education reporter for PublicSource, in partnership with Open Campus.
Should the Oakland of tomorrow be a place where children play in sunny yards or where towers cater to students and “eds and meds” workers? Seven perspectives illustrate the stresses facing the booming center of Pittsburgh’s tax-exempt growth.
August 2, 2022
The draft policy came two years after Pittsburgh City Council took steps to regulate the use of facial recognition technology by city entities.
July 15, 2022
Carnegie Mellon University presented its 10-year development plan to the City Planning Commission, in a process that will continue into September.
July 12, 2022
The reversal of Roe represents not only an issue of healthcare equity but also educational equity, one student said.
June 29, 2022
Observers of politics and history say the Dodd ruling could change the way a generation sees its nation and itself.
June 25, 2022
Other colleges directly contribute thousands – even millions – to their cities each year. But Pittsburgh’s major universities don’t have similar agreements.
June 6, 2022
The county's five largest nonprofits, including three universities, pay 11% of what they would owe in property taxes if they didn't receive exemptions and abatements.
College programs for students with disabilities are growing in Western PA, but some have faced challenges
The number of inclusive post-secondary programs has continued to grow in Pennsylvania. But they are complicated to offer, and some have faced instability.
April 27, 2022
“Oftentimes, as we get older, I think we feel invisible, and I think that’s especially true with LGBTQ folks. We can feel like our stories don’t really matter.”
March 31, 2022