CONTENTS

Pitt Magazine
September 1995
F E A T U R E S
REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PASSED
A fan's guide to Pitt football past and present, from Jock Sutherland and Tony Dorsett to Tom Tumulty and the season ahead....by Larry Eldridge Jr.

Half-Life Will Travel

Apathy, avarice, and Armageddon
THROUGH THE WINDOW OF PAIN
A prison made out of skull walls is how the author likens her migraines. Now Pitt's Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute is helping her and thousands of other chronic pain sufferers to put their lives back together....by Diane Callihan
THE WAY BACK HOME
Pitt English professor David Brumble explores the history and insights gleaned from studying Native American autobiographies....by Mike Sajna
MAD RIVER (Coming Soon)
Selections from poet and Pitt alum Jan Beatty's new book, Mad River, winner of this year's Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize.
HALF-LIFE WILL TRAVEL
Instead of a "Peace Dividend," the end of the Cold War has set the stage for a new kind of atomic threat: nuclear smuggling....by Mark Collins


A Life in Print

Looking upon the tender page
D E P A R T M E N T S
4200 FIFTH AVENUE
That which emerges

LETTERS(Coming Soon)
Our readers write

TUCK SHOP
Snack-sized stories

THE COMMONS ROOM
Tom Pear is an open book...
International House of Lunches

CLASSES YOU MAY
HAVE MISSED

David Snoke on Science
Fiction and Authority

EXTRA CREDIT
History: Apocalypse Now?
Science: Poetry in Motion
Literature: Boy Wonder

HOMECOMING (Coming Soon)
Class Notes and Spotlights...Alumni Notebook....Edited by Sally Neiser

42ND FLOOR
I'm the Wanderer...
by Tommy Ehrbar

C O N T R I B U T O R S
Michael Knapp--(Commons Room) Michael Knapp's illustrations won him a four-year scholarship to the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. In addition to computer-generated art, Knapp also works in pencil, pastels, oil, and acrylics, using glazing and dry-brush techniques to heighten texture.
Larry Eldridge Jr.--("Remembrance of Things Passed") Eldridge, assistant athletic director for public relations at Pitt, has published articles in Yale Alumni Magazine, the Christian Science Monitor, and is co-author of 25 years: The NFL Since 1960. A graduate of Villanova, Eldridge has also worked for NFL Properties and ABC Sports.
ON THE COVER: Linebacker and team leader Tom Tumulty carries the 1995 Pitt Panthers into a make-or-break year. Photo by Jeff Comella.