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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 >
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The community of University of Pittsburgh alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends responded to this year’s Pitt Day of Giving by donating a record-setting $9,029,828. Gifts were made by 3,358 donors from all 50 states and 31 countries across six continents. More >
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A master’s degree in education earned by Janice Purdum Sturdevant in 1945 is just one of six degrees from Pitt awarded to her family over three generations. This trailblazer in early education is now honoring that legacy by helping the next generation of students. More >
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The new federal income tax law passed in December may impact your charitable giving plan. More >