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

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.

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Pittsburgh

City in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States and the county seat of Allegheny County.

City in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States and the county seat of Allegheny County.

Fort Pitt Blockhouse, built by the British in 1764, is the oldest extant structure in Pittsburgh.
Monongahela River scene, 1857
Downtown facade memorializing Pittsburgh's industrial heritage with an image of legendary steelworker Joe Magarac
Pittsburgh in 1874, by Otto Krebs
Burning of Union Depot, Pittsburgh, during the Pittsburgh railroad strike of 1877
Pittsburgh in 1903
Downtown Pittsburgh and the Duquesne Incline from Mt. Washington
Pittsburgh's 90 distinct neighborhoods
Downtown Pittsburgh from Station Square
The Carnegie Library, Museums of Art and Natural History (foreground), Carnegie Mellon University (background)
The North Side
Bird's-eye view of Pittsburgh, 1902
The Shadyside neighborhood
Panorama of Pittsburgh, PA from the Duquesne Incline which shows the confluence of the Allegheny (left) and the Monongahela (right) rivers which merge to form the Ohio River (lower left)
ALCOSAN Treatment Plant
Map of racial distribution in Pittsburgh, 2010 U.S. census. Each dot is 25 people:
Phipps Conservatory
Benedum Center
Pittsburgh from the West End Overlook
PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates
Heinz Field, home of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Panthers (football)
Petersen Events Center, home of Pittsburgh Panthers basketball
Palumbo Center, home of Duquesne Dukes basketball
Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
The Pittsburgh City-County Building, the seat of government of the City of Pittsburgh.
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A Ford Taurus and a Chevrolet Impala belonging to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police
The University of Pittsburgh
Carnegie Mellon University
KDKA studios at Gateway Center
UPMC's flagship, UPMC Presbyterian
Allegheny General, the flagship of the Allegheny Health Network
Pittsburgh's numerous bridges visible from the air
I-279
The Steel Plaza subway station
Penn Station was built in 1903

The area is home to 68 colleges and universities, including research and development leaders Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.

Oakland (Pittsburgh)

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.

Mellon Institute of Industrial Research

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

Andrew Mellon

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.

Stone footbridge over Panther Hollow Run, below the visitor's center.

Schenley Park

Large municipal park located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, between the neighborhoods of Oakland, Greenfield, and Squirrel Hill.

Large municipal park located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, between the neighborhoods of Oakland, Greenfield, and Squirrel Hill.

Stone footbridge over Panther Hollow Run, below the visitor's center.
Neill Log House in Schenley Park, built circa 1787 (or before), once belonged to the family of Robert Neill, and later to Col. James O'Hara and his granddaughter Mary Schenley (for whom the park is named).
The Westinghouse Memorial in Schenley Park
Panther Hollow Bridge seen from Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park
Statue of Christopher Columbus
Bob O'Connor Golf Course clubhouse

The park borders the campuses of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, and technically Carnegie Mellon University is actually within Schenley Park.

Scaife Hall, home of the Pitt School of Medicine.

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Scaife Hall, home of the Pitt School of Medicine.
Scaife Hall

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is the medical school of the University of Pittsburgh, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The joint PhD program in Computational Biology represents an exciting collaborative program offered by the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.

Hillman Cancer Center, home of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and UPMC Cancer Centers

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center located in the Hillman Cancer Center in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, adjacent to UPMC Shadyside.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center located in the Hillman Cancer Center in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, adjacent to UPMC Shadyside.

Hillman Cancer Center, home of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and UPMC Cancer Centers
Hillman Cancer Center, home of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and UPMC Cancer Centers

The only NCI-designated cancer center in Western Pennsylvania, Hillman is composed of collaborative academic and research efforts between the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), and Carnegie Mellon University.

The IBM Blue Gene/P supercomputer "Intrepid" at Argonne National Laboratory runs 164,000 processor cores using normal data center air conditioning, grouped in 40 racks/cabinets connected by a high-speed 3D torus network.

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

High performance computing and networking center founded in 1986 and one of the original five NSF Supercomputing Centers.

High performance computing and networking center founded in 1986 and one of the original five NSF Supercomputing Centers.

The IBM Blue Gene/P supercomputer "Intrepid" at Argonne National Laboratory runs 164,000 processor cores using normal data center air conditioning, grouped in 40 racks/cabinets connected by a high-speed 3D torus network.

PSC is a joint effort of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse

Investment firm based in the South Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that provides resources and tools to entrepreneurial life sciences enterprises in Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania in order to advance research and patient care.

Investment firm based in the South Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that provides resources and tools to entrepreneurial life sciences enterprises in Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania in order to advance research and patient care.

Today, PLSG exists as a partnership between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the regional foundation of community.