Fall 2008 Issue
Alumnus Nitin Madhav doesn’t merely have a career—he has a mighty calling. As Pitt’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs celebrates its 50th anniversary, Madhav exerts his positive influence around the world, even in the most dangerous settings.
Pitt’s Lauren Resnick and an array of researchers at a pioneering University center are working to understand—then apply—the mechanics of learning. The results give hope to all students, including those who’ve fallen behind.
Pitt researchers are using the power of multiple computers and mathematical algorithms to reveal and predict “unseen” processes in chemistry, medicine, engineering, public health, and more.
John Wallace in Pitt’s School of Social Work combines his roles as professor, researcher, and spiritual leader to help address a national problem: the endangered future of many inner-city young Black men.
Also in this issue
- 400 Craig Hall
- Front Page
- Super Man, Rise Time, Good Word, What Price Fame?, Hosta Host, Prescriptions for Success, Smart Honors, Healing Wounds, Welsh Wonder, Happy 40th!, Top Surgeon, The Big Book of Social Work, Pitt Men’s Study is 25, Fair Play
- Commons Room
- Good Sport
- The Mysteries of Home, Tether, The Gospel Remix: Reaching the Hip Hop Generation, Sarah’s Girls: A Chronicle of Big Ugly Creek, Janie’s New Legs
- Extra Credit
- Alumni Hall