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Spring 2008
Pitt Magazine

COURTING MIRACLES
While in high school, a teen basketball star thought she’d pursue a calling in religion. Now, Agnus Berenato is coaching the Pitt women’s basketball team, where she’s making champions of her players and believers among a growing crowd of fans. »

Features

WATER WORLD

 

An unusual laboratory sits within Pitt’s medical research complex. It contains thousands of tanks of swirling, bubbling water. The tanks hold thousands of commonplace aquarium fish. But these minnows aren’t so ordinary—they’re helping scientists tackle some of biology’s toughest mysteries. »

THE SMALLEST SOLDIERS
 

The work of the Ford Institute for Human Security—one of the few centers of its kind—places Pitt at the forefront of emerging issues on genocide, human rights abuses, and other threats to human security worldwide. In particular, the institute wants to keep childhood out of the line of fire. »

THE M FACTOR

  For years, Pitt’s Audrey Murrell has studied the barriers to diversity and gender equality in the workplace. Her research points to a breakthrough
based on an age-old leadership practice. It’s a powerful barrier-busting tool to help companies and institutions build a truly diverse workforce and boost success. »
 




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