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Winter 2004

Pitt Magazine

WINNING WAYS

Pitt students, competing against applicants from the Ivy League and other institutions, have what it takes to win the Marshall Scholarship, one of the most coveted honors sought by undergraduates. The Duke of York agrees. »


Features

GIFT OF LIFE

In hospitals worldwide, people pray for miracles to save loved ones with life-threatening conditions. More of those prayers may be answered now that Pitt has embarked on a precedent-setting course for accelerating the development of life-saving medical procedures.
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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE

 Joel Schindler is a very bright man, having earned a PhD in biological sciences at Pitt. So what made him think he could take on the former Soviet Union, thousands of miles from home?
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MUSICAL SAFARI

 One of the world’s preeminent West African composers is among the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh. Akin Euba is crossing musical and cultural boundaries and, in the process, influencing a variety of musical genres.
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