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Terrance Hayes Is Named MacArthur Fellow

The prestigious honor—sometimes called a “genius grant”—awards each fellow a $625,000 stipend to pursue his or her artistic, creative, and intellectual activities. Hayes, 42, is a Pitt professor of English. Read More >

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Hillman Gives Grant to Aid Project on Direct-Current Power

Equipped with a recent $800,000 grant from the Henry L. Hillman Foundation, three Pitt professors are approaching the promise of direct-current power from two distinct perspectives. Read More >
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Pitt’s Science 2014–Sustain It! Is Set for Oct. 1-3

Pitt’s annual showcase of science and technology will offer three full days of presentations by some of Pittsburgh’s leading researchers and keynote lectures by distinguished guest scientists. Read More >
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Center for Latin American Studies Marks 50 Years of Expanding Expertise, International Boundaries

Center Director Scott Morgenstern talks about the center’s history, growth, and relevance. Read More >