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Presidential inauguration draws millions to Washington, D.C.

Tuesday’s presidential inauguration served as this generation’s version of a political Woodstock — only bigger, colder, and with less nudity (blame the weather).

Class taught simultaeously in Doha, Pgh.

The history department is offering a class taught simultaneously on the University’s Pittsburgh and Qatar campuses, linked by live videoconference.

Bookstore considers changes in policies

The University Bookstore is not immune to the nation’s economic crisis — the high price of textbooks at the on-campus store has been one of the most recent student complaints.

Study shows decrease in minority presence

A recent study published by professors Richard Roman, Dennis Epple, and Holger Sieg at the Tepper School of Business shows that a universal ban on affirmative action would decrease minority presence.

Study finds that lack of sleep may make students sicker

The rapidly dropping temperature has brought out scarves, hats, and gloves, as well as the sniffles.

NFL features late Randy Pausch

Randy Pausch’s legacy lives on. As a result of his New York Times best-selling book, The Last Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams, which...

Campus News in Brief

Carnegie Mellon joins in Game Jam Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) is participating in the first Global Game Jam. A game jam...

Lecture Preview

Title: Drue Heinz Lecture Series — Devra Davis The Basics: Devra Davis, head of the world’s first Center on Environmental Oncology at the University...

Stats Speaking

The Pittsburgh Steelers, with fans who bleed black and gold and with that famous “terrible towel,” are the oldest and most championed franchise in the...

Crime and Incident

Fire Alarm Jan. 12, 2009 A fire alarm was triggered on the third floor of Baker Hall. A member of Facilities Management Services accidentally set off...

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