Readers, rejoice! Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, not everything in the world is getting worse. Novelist Stewart O’Nan, for instance, just keeps getting better and better.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Stewart O’Nan’s new book
In 1960, newspaper columnist max henrici recounted his first visit, 20 years prior, to Raccoon Creek Wildflower Reserve: “It was a revelation. My eyes were opened to a multitude of interesting things… It is not too much to say that my life was revolutionized by this experience….”

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2012
  • Sub Heading A wondrous wildflower reserve
It’s the seventh inning stretch on a warm night at PNC Park. The sun has gone down, and the bright lights of baseball illuminate the summer sky. Downtown buildings glow across the river: Federated, Highmark, UPMC, the arched alcove of the Renaissance Hotel.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Debugging the summer sky
On a cool morning late in 2006, the phone rang in Esther Barazzone’s office, a suite overlooking Chatham University’s cozy Shadyside campus. Preoccupied by the re-​accreditation of the undergraduate women’s program and preparations for new graduate degrees, the president was unprepared for the question she heard on the line from Dan Onorato’s office: Would…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Chatham University plans a 22nd century campus in the northern wilds of Allegheny County
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