Frank Sarris, 78 Sarris was a self-​made man whose generosity helped a spectrum of his fellow citizens — from community organizations in his hometown of Canonsburg to the University of Pittsburgh, where he donated $5 million to the liver transplant program. He and his wife Athena were a team, and in the 1950s they began…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
Jochen Meyer is president of Flabeg Solar US Corporation, which provides a full product line of high-​performance mirrors for concentrating solar power. A native of Germany, he received his master’s in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Munich.He continued his education in business studies at the Fernuniversitaet Hagen while working as an…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
The Christmas season was in full flush Dec. 12 1900 at the University Club in New York, where the city’s financial and industrial elite gathered to honor Charles Michael Schwab, the president of Carnegie Steel.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Life on a large canvas
Eleanor Ott grew up in a family that encouraged her to pursue her passion in life. What that passion was didn’t become clear until after she left her Lawrence, Kan. home as a high school valedictorian with a college scholarship.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading The University of Pittsburgh’s latest Rhodes Scholar
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