A multicolored logo flashed over Heinz Field’s immense scoreboard on a bright fall day as a booming voice declared 201516 the University of Pittsburgh’s “Year of the Humanities.”

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading Pitt focuses on education’s “out-​of-​favor” bedrock
How did the University of Pittsburgh celebrate its official entrance this summer into the Atlantic Coast Conference? With Downtown fireworks, of course — quintessential Pittsburgh.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2013
  • Sub Heading Between academics and sports, Pitt’s new league is seen as a perfect (and exciting) fit
If you think it’s hard to compete with the Pittsburgh Steelers on the field, imagine competing with them for a chunk of the area’s sport-​obsessed, male-​dominated fan base. But two exceptional women, Agnus Berenato of the University of Pittsburgh and Suzie McConnell-​Serio of Duquesne University, are prying some eyes away. Between them, they…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Pitt and Duquesne coaches bring the sports spotlight to women’s basketball
The wiper blades arched back and forth against the SUV’s windshield, sweeping away an icy rain. Over the narrow, cobblestone streets and vacant, littered lots of the Hill District, DeJuan Blair drove his grandmother’s Buick Rendezvous.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading A closer look at DeJuan Blair — home-​grown basketball phenomenon
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