Out of the Dark

When a group of students began digging into the legacy of horror movie master George A. Romero, they had no idea that one of his most revered films starred a Pitt alum. In this video feature, follow along as they rediscover actor, icon—and zombie killer—Duane Jones.
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Into the Fray

A reporter bravely captured history in the making.
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Breathe Easy

Helping communities breathe a little better is what this alumnus is all about.
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Extra Credit

Common Cause

Rising star anthropologist Heath Cabot studies what happens when citizens step in to address a crisis when formal institutions don’t.
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The Best-Laid Plans

When post-graduate arrangements went awry for Maya Best and her classmates, the Pitt Alumni Association was there to help.
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Making A Good Impression

What's up, Doc? Expert voice actor Jeff Bergman serves up some of his best imitations and the story of how a chance encounter at Pitt led him to Hollywood.
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Loud and Proud

The University relies on a network of alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to show lawmakers the wide-reaching value of Pitt.
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Coming Out, Again

A short film that began as a class project goes viral, enabling Pitt alumnae filmmakers to direct their first feature.
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Being There

Northern Ireland became a fascination and destination for Pitt’s Tony Novosel. Now, he’s giving students a chance at their own journeys.
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Commons Room

Connecting the Shots

When COVID-19 vaccines were hard to find, a team of Pitt computer science students stepped in to help.
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Commons Room

Meal Ticket

Thanks to new partnerships, Pitt students can now use their campus Dining Dollars to support local eateries.
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Commons Room

Part of a Pattern

A class on museum curation invites students to think about art on a whole other level.
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Commons Room

Big Picture

As today’s challenges mount, Pitt nurtures tomorrow’s big data problem solvers.
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Beyond the Shot

For the world to achieve a safe, new normal, scientist must develop treatments in addition to vaccines. Fortunately, Pitt researchers are making remarkable progress on several fronts.
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Gifts Boxed

Gifts that Keep Giving

Dreams will continue to come true thanks to the $50 million endowed undergraduate scholarship initiative.
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Won’t You Be His Neighbor?

A new book co-authored by a Pitt alum captures the humanity and lingering lessons in "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood."
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This Is Kay Oyegun

Sometimes life is stranger than fiction. But for alumna Kay Oyegun, sometimes life becomes fiction. As a writer of the beloved TV show "This Is Us," Oyegun has helped to create authentic characters and spellbinding storylines grown from her own experiences. The result: critical acclaim and more demand than ever to share her voice.
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It’s OK

Alissa Carpenter’s business helps people cope with life’s ups and downs.
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Lost and Found

Joel Dumba honors his roots by aiding families in need.
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Work of Art

Pitt Law alumna uses creativity to strengthen schools in India.
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Guiding Light

Three generations of Pitt women pass on the Light of Learning.
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Pitt students are learning in prison, through an innovative program, alongside the incarcerated. Professors and others feel the interaction provides a freeing of the mind, which is at the heart of change for individuals and society, too.
2021-06-17 00:00:00