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Summer 2004

Pitt Magazine

DIVERSE PATHS

African Americans can be hard to find among graduating classes in science-driven fields. Pitt’s School of Engineering has been a notable exception. But the program that made that happen is changing, as part of the University’s new approach toward diversity.
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Features

TWO-FACED

Reality is under constant attack for millions of people who have bipolar disorder. A new approach for treatment being developed at the University of Pittsburgh may soon help return normalcy to their lives.
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A NOBEL EFFORT

 University alumnus and Nobel Laureate Paul C. Lauterbur spoke at the 2004 Pitt Commencement about his life’s journey, his scientific research, and the discoveries that led to magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI.
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THERE SHE IS

 Contestants in statewide pageants dream of one day vying for the Miss America crown. But one Miss Virginia entrant had her dream of winning sidetracked—she was busy fighting for her life.
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