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Fall 2006
Pitt Magazine

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The University of Pittsburgh recently acquired nearly 5,000 acres of Wyoming ranch land. Yes, Wyoming. The story of this rare gift is as intriguing as the landscape itself, which is brimming with dinosaur bones, ancient Native American settlements, endangered prarie-dog towns, and more. »

Features

A SEASON TO REMEMBER

 

In 1973, a group of young men began their first football practice in the wake of a one-win season the year before. Those who survived the new head coach’s intense drills formed one of the best college football teams—ever. This year marks the 30th anniversary of a stellar season in Pitt football history. »

BEYOND AFTERMATH

  Pitt’s Terry Smith, a leading art philosopher and global thinker, knows the life-altering benefits of the visual arts. But the events of one September morning shook his worldview. He emerged with new insights on architecture in the shifting realm of aftermath. »

NEXT QUESTION?

  Despite some improvement, U.S. students still lag behind their peers in developing countries when it comes to science and mathematics. A new Pitt program is trying to change that by bringing together high school students and teachers, University researchers, and 21st-century biology. »
 





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