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  • Indira Nair discusses valuable life lessons and journeys

    Indira Nair, Carnegie Mellon’s former vice provost for education, retired at the end of last year following 32 years of dedication to the university. This past Tuesday, she returned to campus to deliver a lecture as part of “Journeys,” one of Carnegie Mellon’s University Lecture Series and the successor to the “Last Lecture” series. Her topic was “Teachers All Around Me: My Life of Learning.” She ...

    News | March 28, 2011
  • The King’s Speech documents touching journey

    In the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards, The King’s Speech emerged quite successfully, garnering seven nominations and winning the Best Actor award for Colin Firth’s performance as the main character, Prince Albert. The film opens in England in 1925 as Albert speaks at the Empire Exhibition at Wembley Stadium with great difficulty. Albert, fondly known to his family as “Bertie,” is the Duke of Yo...

    Pillbox | January 24, 2011
  • Celebrating Pittsburgh's civil rights history

    Today marks an important day in American history. It is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, dedicated to a man who is revered for his ideas of social justice, racial equity, and nonviolent protest. Nearly 40 years after King’s death in 1968 and more than 20 years after the holiday was first signed into law and commemorated, Martin Luther King Jr. Day holds a unique position among national holidays.

    Pillbox | January 17, 2011
  • Harry Potter fans prepare for final movies

    Midnight Thursday night marks a long-awaited moment for fans of the Harry Potter series, as thousands will attend midnight screenings of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1. Those who have spent more than a year obsessively stalking MuggleNet.com for press releases, video clips, and photos and visiting sites such as [HarryPotterFanFiction.com](htt...

    Pillbox | November 15, 2010