Raise Your Voice

Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher discusses what it would mean to families, students and Pennsylvania to lose a vital tuition benefit — and what you can do to help.
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Punching Through

When Brian Broome was forced to give up writing, he lost much more than a calling. Finding his words again brought him joy — and much more.
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A Tribe of Four

By supporting each other through high school, college and beyond, a group of young men learns the positives of shared success.
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Feature Story


Pitt alumna Katy Nesbitt was following an ascendant career path as a chemist. While she was following the bouncing ball, her life sprinted off in a unique, award-winning direction.
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Commons Room

Garden of Ideas

One University initiative elevates and celebrates Black experiences.
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Commons Room

It’s Tradition

A campus-wide scavenger hunt connects a new generation of students to Pitt’s heritage.
Faces from the past
Commons Room

From the Beginning

Pitt-Bradford's earliest alumni reunite and reminisce on how far they—and their campus—have come.
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More Than OK

Hard work — and giving back — allowed this alumnus to build a life of influence.
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Out of Afghanistan

When their government collapsed, thousands of Afghans were suddenly at risk. A Pitt team stepped in to help those desperate to escape.
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Southern Charm

Lesser-known and underappreciated artists are given room to shine on these alumni’s popular podcast.
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Law and Order

A Pitt alumna helms the fight against human trafficking in Nigeria.
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Age Appropriate

Through her debut novel, Pitt alumna Mariko Turk navigates the agelessness of YA literature.
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Extra Credit

Tough Cells

A flu expert’s research tackles the current pandemic — and the next one, too.
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You’ve Been Scene

For years, alumni have been taking Pitt Mag along as they travel the world. Now, our interactive map lets you see how far and wide Pitt pride goes.
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Bridging the Divide

A Pakistan-based Pitt computer science alumnus is working toward a more equitable internet.
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Storied Endeavor

Ken Gormley, a Pitt alumnus and Duquesne University’s president, has a new job title: novelist.
2022-01-10 00:00:00
Winter 2021-2022