2016 Summer

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I believe that all people inherently have at least one passion. And if that passion can be turned into a livelihood, life becomes special. I’ve had a passion for the game of baseball since I was 5 years old. And now, at the age of 58, instead of running to my backyard to…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the subject’s own words
  • Sidebar Title Clint Hurdle
  • Sidebar Sub Title Baseball Impresario
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    Colorado Rockies, Hitting Coach (19972002); Manager (200209)

    Minor League Baseball, Manager, four teams (198893); Hitting Coach (199496)

    Major League Baseball, Outfielder & Utility Player, four teams (197787)

It was the early 1960s, and it was a different time, recalls John “Jack” Mascaro. Like many of his fellow baby boomers, the young student showed up to his engineering classes at the University of Pittsburgh sporting a sweater and a tie, while his professors wore suits. It was a time when engineering…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading A new era (and a new home) begins at the Swanson School of Engineering
Unbalanced. Uncomfortable. Unnecessary. For a somewhat misinformed 30-​year-​old male, these descriptors came to mind when considering the high-​heeled shoe. So when I sat down to write about a wildly popular exhibition coming to Pittsburgh this summer featuring these shoes in their historical context, you might understand my uncertainty. After all, my own “heel”…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading The Frick turns up the heat with “Killer Heels“
Susan Rogers is vice chancellor for communications at the University of Pittsburgh. She comes to Pittsburgh from Dallas, where she was vice president for university advancement at The University of Texas at Dallas. Previously, she was associate vice chancellor for university relations in the office of advancement at the University of Arkansas and…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
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