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Summer 2006
Pitt Magazine

During a routine experiment, Pitt researcher Simon Watkins encounters something unusual. Now, he and his equally unusual imaging center are part of a national initiative to reveal the hidden lives of cells. Plenty of scientists want to take a look. »




A volunteer staff of student editors churns out a flurry of legal news every day for JURIST, a Web site created by Pitt law professor Bernard Hibbitts. People are discovering the site and logging on—a lot of people, around the world. »


  The Panthers struggled last year despite the high hopes of new head coach Dave Wannstedt, a Pitt and NFL alumnus whose career includes a Super Bowl and two collegiate championships. This year, sports media are touting the Panthers’ 2006 player-recruits, and the outlook is pure Wannstedt. »


  Top students tend to be defined as academic superstars who rack up the best grades. But there are other kinds of super students at Pitt and on campuses nationwide. For them, academic prowess is merely a starting point. »

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