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More Than OK

Hard work — and giving back — allowed this alumnus to build a life of influence.
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Reading the Signs

An alumna’s high-profile new book examines the life and controversial legacy of Alexander Graham Bell. (No, it’s not about the telephone.)
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Feature Story

You’ve Been Scene

For years, alumni have been taking Pitt Mag along as they travel the world. Now, our interactive map lets you see just how far and wide Pitt pride goes.
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Audio, Books

Read about — and listen to — some of the books Pitt alumni are writing.
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Extra Credit

Common Cause

Rising star anthropologist Heath Cabot studies what happens when citizens step in to address a crisis when formal institutions don’t.
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Bridging the Divide

A Pakistan-based Pitt computer science alumnus adds the 2021 Sheth Young Alumni Award to his list of achievements for his work on digital accessibility and literacy.
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Gone Wild

Katie Kefalos helps injured and abandoned animals make it back home.
Space Jam: A New Legacy movie poster, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
Pitt Chat

Making A Good Impression

What's up, Doc? Expert voice actor Jeff Bergman serves up some of his best imitations and the story of how a chance encounter at Pitt led him to Hollywood.
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Now and Then

The Cathedral under construction, trolleys on Fifth, The O open on game day — oh, how the Pittsburgh campus has changed through the years.
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Commons Room

Connecting the Shots

When COVID-19 vaccines were hard to find, a team of Pitt computer science students stepped in to help.
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Commons Room

Meal Ticket

Thanks to new partnerships, Pitt students can now use their campus Dining Dollars to support local eateries.
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Commons Room

Part of a Pattern

A class on museum curation invites students to think about art on a whole other level.
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Commons Room

Big Picture

As today’s challenges mount, Pitt nurtures tomorrow’s big data problem solvers.
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Signs of Life

Two Pitt people are helping NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover answer the question of whether life exists beyond our own blue planet.
2021-12-03 00:00:00
Winter 2021-2022