Shweta Kumar Staffwriter

Class of 2009


  • SciTech Briefs

    Drug made to fight malaria in children

    SciTech | March 5, 2007
  • Pitt develops molecule that fights cancer cell growth

    A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh has just developed a synthetic anti-cancer molecule called meayamycin, which will supposedly be more powerful than the leading cancer drugs.

    SciTech | February 26, 2007
  • Top five films of 2006

    2006 may not have been the most memorable year in movie-making history, but hell, it was better than the dreck January 2007 has been serving us. Come on… Epic Movie? Seriously? In order to focus our minds (and feet) on happier times, we’re teaming up yet again — in the midst of awards season no less — to bring you the five most memorable flicks of 2006.

    5. *John Tucker Must Die*

    Pillbox | February 5, 2007
  • Quick: Paper or plastic?

    Six years after School of Drama alumna Roberta Valderrama (’00) graduated, she landed her first regular role on television. She will be starring in 10 Items or Less, a sitcom of less than epic proportions about the quirky staff of a grocery store (Greens & Grains) premiering next Monday on TBS.

    Pillbox | November 20, 2006
  • Smokeout or smoke less?

    The objective of CMU Smokeout, a new anti-smoking group on campus, is to raise awareness about the environmental, political, and health-related effects of smoking. The group’s actions, however, go a step further. CMU Smokeout has been working to assist Student Health Services in Healthy Campus 2010, a national initiative designed to make participating college campuses smoke-free by the end of the ...

    Pillbox | November 13, 2006