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Sneakerology 101 gains nationwide acclaim, draws speaker

Students, faculty, staff, University of Pittsburgh students, and other members of the community waited as Robert “Bobbito” Garcia scribbled a series of words on the blackboard.

Altmire discusses greener practices

Congress has recently introduced the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 to try to promote the development of green technology and a decreased dependence on fossil fuels.

Caffeine drinkers increase on campus

For many college students, pulling all-nighters becomes a regular part of their lives with increased work but limited time.

Students get free admission

An state law stirring debate among Texas legislators requires all public colleges and universities in Texas to admit students who graduate in the top 10 percent of their high school.

Penn. river endangered

Laurel Hill Creek is a major source of clean drinking water and an ideal whitewater rafting spot; now it's among the top 10 on this year’s list of America’s...

Crime and incident

On April 1. 2009 at 12:47 a.m., University Police responded to a complaint of loud noise coming from the Greek quadrangle.

Campus News in Brief

Jeanne M. VanBriesen, a professor in Carnegie Mellon’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was honored as the 2008 Professor of the Year.

stats speaking

Japan has announced plans for its own historic stimulus package of 15 trillion Japanese yen (approximately $150 billion).

Lecture Previews

On Monday at 5 p.m. in the Philip Chosky Theatre, Holger Teschke will describe German playwright Bertolt Brecht's experience in Hollywood.


In the article "Robot body language affects human responses" from the April 6 issue, a quote was wrongly attributed to Bilge Mutlu.

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