The main campus in Pittsburgh as seen from the 36th floor of the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh, August 2015.
Hugh Henry Brackenridge, founder of Pittsburgh Academy, the precursor to the University of Pittsburgh
Hamerschlag, Roberts, and Scott Halls are three of the teaching facilities of the College of Engineering
The university in 1833 at its location on 3rd Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh
Wean Hall, home of the world's first internet-enabled soda vending machine.
The Cathedral of Learning, the centerpiece of Pitt's campus and the tallest educational building in the Western Hemisphere
The Gates Hillman Complex, which houses the School of Computer Science.
Jonas Salk developed the first polio vaccine at the University of Pittsburgh.
Cohon University Center, which contains an indoor swimming pool, bookstore, student club facilities, gym, and cafeteria.
The lower campus, the traditional heart of the university, is typified by Gothic Revival architecture including Heinz Chapel (right) and the Stephen Foster Memorial (center foreground), but the 42-story Cathedral of Learning dominates most views across the Oakland neighborhood.
The Tepper Quadrangle, which includes the new home of the Tepper School of Business, opened in 2018.
Heinz Memorial Chapel
Posner Hall, former home of the Tepper School of Business
The restored Louis XV mirrored ballroom of the Beaux-Arts styled William Pitt Union
The Scarab lunar rover is being developed by the RI.
The art gallery at the Frick Fine Arts Building
The Software Engineering Institute building on Fifth Avenue.
Trees Field
Part of Carnegie Mellon's Education City campus in Qatar.
Thomas Starzl Biomedical Science Tower is connected to the med school and UPMC's flagship hospitals
Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall, home of the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture and Carnegie Mellon School of Design
Aerial view of the university and Oakland neighborhood; Carnegie Mellon University is at top-right
Inside the Gates-Hillman Complex of the School of Computer Science.
Then-Vice President of the United States Joe Biden speaks at the Peterson Events Center on April 5, 2016.
Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center.
The Indian Classroom, one of 31 Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning
Hunt Library is the largest library on Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh campus.
The 52 ft high, half acre (2,000 m²) Commons Room of the Cathedral of Learning serves as a major study and event space for the university and its students.
Simplified evolution of Unix systems. The Mach kernel was a fork from BSD 4.3 that led to NeXTSTEP / OPENSTEP, upon which macOS and iOS is based.
Salk Hall, where Jonas Salk's team performed the research that led to the first polio vaccine, is also the home of the School of Dental Medicine and School of Pharmacy.
The Fence
Litchfield Towers, Pitt's largest and tallest residence hall
Two pushers exchange the buggy for Kappa Delta Rho on the first hill of Sweepstakes.
Sutherland Hall on the upper campus is named for legendary Pitt football coach Jock Sutherland.
A Mobot competing in the annual Mobot challenge
Rock band Walk the Moon performs at Fall Fest 2015
Carnegie Mellon tennis courts.
Varsity Walk
Football at Gesling Stadium.
Pitt's Stephen Foster Memorial contains two theaters
Charles Wilson, former US Secretary of Defense
The Music Building once served as home to the original studio for Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood.
John Forbes Nash, winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics
Student media and other organizations are largely headquartered within the William Pitt Union, seen here with the Millennium Panther.
Edgar Mitchell, NASA astronaut and sixth man to walk on the moon
The Oakland Zoo, Pitt basketball's student cheering club
David Tepper, billionaire hedge fund investor and owner of the Carolina Panthers
Cheering on the Pitt football team has traditionally been one of the most celebrated activities at the university, as depicted in this cover art from a 1915 game program.
Andreas Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun Microsystems
Pitt Football playing Notre Dame at Heinz Field in 2015
James Gosling, inventor of Java
Pitt basketball in the Petersen Events Center
Andy Warhol, pop artist
The "Pitt script " logo is the primary logo of the University's athletics department. Since 1939, Pitt has used stylized versions of the signature of the City of Pittsburgh's namesake, William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, as logos in various capacities.
Stephanie Kwolek, Inventor of Kevlar
Alumni Hall, home to the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, and Alumni Relations
Charles Geschke, chairman and co-founder of Adobe Systems
Samuel J. R. McMillan (1846), U.S. Senator from Minnesota
Randy Pausch, author of The Last Lecture
Andrew Mellon 49th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (Did not graduate)
Philip Hench (M.D. 1920), recipient of the 1950 Nobel Prize in Medicine
George A. Romero, director of Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead
Academy Award–winning dancer and actor, Gene Kelly (1933)
Josh Groban, singer-songwriter and actor (Did not graduate)
Olympic Gold-winning runner, John Woodruff (1939)
Van Dyke Parks, musician, composer, arranger, and producer (Did not graduate)
Paul Lauterbur (Ph.D. 1962), recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Henry Mancini, film composer and recipient of twenty Grammy Awards (Did not graduate)
Orrin Hatch (J.D. 1962), U.S. Senator from Utah
Stephen Schwartz, musical theater composer for Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell
Ben Cardin (B.A. 1964), U.S. Senator from Maryland
Kurt Vonnegut, author of Slaughterhouse-Five and Cat's Cradle (Did not graduate)
Wangari Maathai (M.Sc. 1965), recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
Zachary Quinto, actor known for Heroes and Star Trek
Fred Rogers, television host
Holly Hunter, Academy Award-winning actress
John Irving, bestselling author
Matt Bomer, actor known for White Collar, Magic Mike, and The Boys in the Band
Dan Marino (1983), football player
Sutton Foster, Tony Award-winning actress for Thoroughly Modern Millie and Anything Goes; star of Younger
Michael Chabon (B.A. 1984), Pulitzer Prize–winning author
Ted Danson, Emmy Award-winning actor known for Cheers and CSI
Vjosa Osmani (M.L. 2004, S.J.D. 2015), 5th President of Kosovo
Josh Gad, actor known for The Book of Mormon, Frozen, and Beauty and the Beast
Joe Manganiello, actor known for True Blood and Magic Mike
Steven Bochco, ten-time Emmy Award recipient
Cote de Pablo, actress known for NCIS

The Mellon Institute of Industrial Research is a former research institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, which is now part of Carnegie Mellon University.

- Mellon Institute of Industrial Research

The university is the result of a merger of the Carnegie Institute of Technology and the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research.

- Carnegie Mellon University

It was founded in 1913 by Andrew Mellon and Richard B. Mellon as part of the University of Pittsburgh, and was originally located in Allen Hall.

- Mellon Institute of Industrial Research

In 1967, the Carnegie Institute of Technology merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, founded in 1913 by Andrew Mellon and Richard B. Mellon and formerly a part of the University of Pittsburgh.

- Carnegie Mellon University

The campus is situated adjacent to the flagship medical facilities of its closely affiliated University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and its flagship hospital, UPMC Presbyterian, as well as the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Schenley Park, and Carnegie Mellon University.

- University of Pittsburgh

Historic structures within, adjacent to, or near Pitt's campus, but not belonging to the university, include the Carnegie Museum buildings, Frick School, Forbes Field wall remnant, Magee Estate iron fence, the Schenley Fountain, Mellon Institute, Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, St. Paul's Cathedral, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Schenley High School, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall – where scenes of The Silence of the Lambs were filmed in 1990, and the Stephen Foster sculpture.

- University of Pittsburgh

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Oakland (Pittsburgh)

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Academic and healthcare center of Pittsburgh and one of the city's major cultural centers.

Academic and healthcare center of Pittsburgh and one of the city's major cultural centers.

North Oakland seen from near the top of the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning.
Heinz Memorial Chapel at the University of Pittsburgh
Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
The Carnegie Museums
Hamerschlag Hall at Carnegie Mellon University
The University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning viewed from the William Pitt Union
The University of Pittsburgh's Alumni Hall
The Pittsburgh Public Schools' Board of Education administration building
Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park
Carnegie Mellon University's Mellon Institute
Aerial view of Pittsburgh Public Schools' historic Schenley High School
Soldier and Sailors' Memorial on 5th Avenue in North Oakland.
Pittsburgh Athletic Association, built 1909–1911, at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard.
The former Y.M.H.A., is now Pitt's Bellefield Hall
The former Schenley Apartments, now Schenley Quadrangle residences at the University of Pittsburgh
The former Schenley Hotel, now the University of Pittsburgh's William Pitt Union.
Clapp Hall at the University of Pittsburgh
Former Mellon Institute building, now the University of Pittsburgh's Allen Hall
The former Ruskin Apartments, now the University of Pittsburgh's Ruskin Hall
The former National Union Fire Insurance Company building, now the University of Pittsburgh's Thackeray Hall
The Frick Fine Arts Building at the University of Pittsburgh
The former William Jacob Holland residence, now the Music Building at the University of Pittsburgh
The University Club, now a building on Pitt's campus
Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain (A Song to Nature)
Stephen Foster (sculpture)
The Stephen Foster Memorial at the University of Pittsburgh
Dippy (sculpture)
Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral
O'Hara Student Center
Bellefield Presbyterian Church
The Louisa Street city steps (with bike runnel) in West Oakland. Photo by Laura Zurowski.
The Frazier Street city steps in South Oakland. Photo by Laura Zurowski.
The refurbished Joncaire Street city steps (with bike runnel) in Central Oakland.

The Cathedral of Learning, the engineering or midsection of the University of Pittsburgh campus, and the Craig Street business district are in North Oakland.

The flood plain was previously packed with industrial sites such as the Pittsburgh Works Consolidated Gas Co. and the Jones & Laughlin Steel Co., but presently, the Pittsburgh Technology Center hosts facilities such as the Entertainment Technology Center of Carnegie Mellon University.

Carnegie Mellon University is the result of a 1967 merger of the Carnegie Institute of Technology, founded in Oakland in 1900 by Andrew Carnegie, and Mellon Institute, founded in 1913 by Andrew W. and Richard B. Mellon to conduct industrial research.

Andrew Mellon

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American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, and politician.

American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, and politician.

The Mellon National Bank Building, which served as the headquarters of Mellon National Bank after it was completed in 1924
Time cover, July 2, 1923
Portrait photograph of A.W. Mellon, 1924
President Calvin Coolidge favored Mellon's economic policies
Mellon on US stamp
Mellon and his successor as Secretary of the Treasury, Ogden L. Mills
Mellon Institute of Industrial Research
The Alba Madonna by Raphael, was bought for the Hermitage by Emperor Nicholas I of Russia in 1836. It was sold to Andrew Mellon by the Soviet Government in 1931 for $1,166,400, the largest sum ever paid for a painting until that time.
The Annunciation by Jan van Eyck (1434) was purchased for the Hermitage by Emperor Nicholas I of Russia in 1850. It was sold to Andrew Mellon in June 1930 for $502,899.
Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain

His philanthropic efforts also played a major role in the later establishment of Carnegie Mellon University and the National Portrait Gallery.

Andrew also attended Western University (which was later renamed the University of Pittsburgh), but he never graduated.

Mellon committed to his first large-scale act of philanthropy in 1913, when he and his brother, Richard, established the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research as a department of the University of Pittsburgh.