"A forum for public and private decision makers, where diverse viewpoints are aired and solutions are explored, off the record and on neutral ground."

Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg

Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg presented the Coleman Award at the 2014 Elected Officials Retreat. The Institute of Politics officially welcomed Nordenberg as its chair at the beginning of January 2015.


Infrastructure Primer - Fall 2014

Click here to view the updated infrastructure primer online or download a copy.

Policy Brief cover

NEW! Report 54 - Winter 2015
Click here for details from the 2014 Elected Officials Retreat and the Institute's forum on funding public education, cohosted with the Temple University Center on Regional Politics.




Find more information by visiting the coalition's website, www.ahealthyunderstanding.org. Please direct any additional questions to Kevin Progar, project manager, at progark@hcwp.org or by phone at 724-772-8343.


PA State Capitol

Are you a University of Pittsburgh undergraduate student with an interest in the political process? Apply now to experience government in action on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Pennsylvania's state capitol shadowing a state representative or senator as they go about their day in Harrisburg.

Students will leave Oakland on Tuesday, March 3 and return the evening of Wednesday, March 4. Transportation and overnight accommodations will be provided.

If you are interested in participating, please send a cover page with your contact information and major, a one/two-page essay describing your interest in politics and in participating in the program, and your resume, to Kim Bellora via email at ksb33@pitt.edu or via hard copy at 710 Alumni Hall.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 13, 2015 at 5 pm. Interviews will be conducted the following week.

Please call Kim at 412-383-5417 with any questions.

Click here to download a printable version of this information.

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