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Spring 2007
Pitt Magazine

MAKING GOOD
A graduate student encounters a life-renewing machine, inspiring her to build a similar creation. Future bioengineering prospects are tantalizing, and advances in the School of Engineering are helping to make them possible, along with many other innovations stimulated by support from Pitt enthusiasts. »

Features
EXTRAORDINARY GIFTS
The University of Pittsburgh is being transformed by a burst of progress that some said, a decade ago, would be impossible to accomplish. What’s fueling the future-shaping change? »

ADVENTUROUS MINDS

 

Most universities have a simple yet powerful way to attract top academic talent and add luster to their reputations. It’s the EPC factor—endowed professorships and chairs. Stand back: These powerhouses are multiplying across campus. »

REAL REWARDS
  Despite different backgrounds, some Pitt students have one thing in common—the financial support of complete strangers who believe that higher education and Pitt students are sound investments. Here’s a glimpse of the rewards in action. »

LIFE WORK

  These days, it’s the sports champions, music celebrities, and corporate CEOs who attract much of the money and attention. One Pitt couple, though, is intent on giving the spotlight to those who know the art and science of shaping lives. »
 










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