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Summer 2003

Pitt Magazine

CREATED EQUAL
Skin color shouldn't matter. Not when it comes to a person's income level, quality of healthcare, place of residence, or anything else. But it does matter, even today, which is why the University has created a new center to identify and eliminate racial inequalities. »

Features

SUMMER LOVE

If college undergraduates had to write an essay about what they did for their summer vacation, words like busboy, waitress, and lifeguard probably would appear in more than one paper. But Pitt's Brackenridge scholars have their own common word when it comes to summer vacation: research. »

 AN ACTIVE VOICE
Every field has its measures for success. For motion pictures, it's the Oscar; for the stage, it's the Tony; and for authors like Michael Chabon. it's the Pulitzer Prize. Chabon didn't set out to win the Pulitzer. He just wanted a job in a local bookstore. »
 WINNING COMBINATION
Pitt has a new breed of multidisciplinary scientist. Housed in the Combinatorial Chemistry Center, they are changing the rules when it comes to drug discovery. Their work promises to provide an important boost for researchers worldwide. »





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