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Summer 2008
Pitt Magazine

PITT'S BURGH
As the City of Pittsburgh celebrates its 250th anniversary this year, alumnus and senior editor Cara J. Hayden reflects on a freshman night when she realized that the Pittsburgh campus extends far beyond a single neighborhood. »

Features

WILD WORLD

 

Pitt physicist Jeremy Levy explores a frontier full of spinning electrons in the realm of atoms. Itís a tiny world thatís key to a completely new era of technologyómaybe even the age of quantum computing. »

THE GREAT DEBATER
 

Nearly a century ago, Pitt alumnus Charles Florence was known on campus as a skilled orator. He ultimately became a Harvard scholar and university president. His wife, Virginia Proctor Powell, was equally gifted and also a Pitt graduate. For the first time, through original research, their lives are reclaimed for the University community. »

DOWN TIME

  Conventional wisdom says that the arrival of a baby amounts to a joyful time in the motherís life. But the reality isnít so rosy for many women. Throughout her medical career, Pitt professor Katherine Wisner has been giving hope to moms who arenít feeling so upbeat after giving birth. »
 




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