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How does a first-generation American born in the state of Washington wind up in the University of Pittsburgh Pharmacy program? The answer is scholarships—both national and local—but the path is full of twists and turns. More >
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The library felt like a second home for Dr. Georgia McKee Holmberg (A&S ‘69G, ‘79PhD) and her late husband James (A&S ‘70G, ‘81PhD). More >
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Giving appreciated assets is a great way to create opportunities for Pitt students today while potentially lowering your tax burden. More >
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On what is today a patch of grass outside the Heinz Memorial Chapel on the University of Pittsburgh campus, a formal European garden will soon spring to life, thanks to the generosity of current and future donors. More >
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For Ludwick (A&S ’66, EDUC ‘68G) and Barbara (EDUC ’66, ’69G ’78PhD) Hayden, endowing a scholarship at the University of Pittsburgh is just one step on a life-long path of improving Pitt and the lives of its students. More >
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The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute, with the support of Bob Randall, is establishing a Big Idea Center to advance student entrepreneurship at Pitt. More >
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The University holds the Charles Avery Scholarship Dinner annually to celebrate donors who have given generously to support students. More >
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Prior to joining Pitt, Peter Koehler worked for 19 years as a particle physicist at Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi Lab near Chicago. More >
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Sidney Cannon-Bailey applied to nearly 20 colleges and universities, but once she visited the University of Pittsburgh, those other schools all faded into the background. More >
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Earning a degree in civil engineering is never easy, but when your studies are interrupted twice by war, it’s even harder. That’s exactly what happened to Lester Snyder Jr. (ENG ’55). More >