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Audio, Books

Read about — and listen to — some of the books Pitt alumni are writing.
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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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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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Home Movie

Filmmaker Paolo Pilladi found local inspiration for his recent star-studded comedy.
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Like Sisters

Pitt set the stage for 50 years of friendship and support.
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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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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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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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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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Web Exclusive

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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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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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.
2021-06-17 00:00:00