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CMU’s Newest Campus-Life Venture Is Decidedly Low Tech

Check your laptop (and your textbook) at the door and stop by the Mindfulness Room for a little zen.

Your Guide to Putting Together a Costume in Less Than 24 Hours

Follow these steps to assemble your best Halloween getup yet.

Could ‘Green Light-Go’ Eliminate the Pittsburgh Left?

The state-sponsored program looks to add $75 million in traffic-signal upgrades throughout the city.

Great Minds

Duquesne Garners High-level Counseling Accreditation

It's also one of the first programs in Pennsylvania to receive it.

Sebak's Secrets of the City

'That's Life' in the Steel City

Rick Sebak recalls Frank Sinatra’s encounters with legions of Pittsburgh fans, as well as Myron Cope, Franco Harris — and Peggy Sebak.

Pittsburgh at Work

How's Work?: High Energy

Meet Darcie Doebereiner, drilling and completions process engineer for Consol Energy.

How's Work?: House Historian

Carol Peterson looks into the history of local homes.

How's Work?: Pittsburgh's Sultan of Dance

Meet Hakan, one of the nation's few male belly dancers.


Ron Bianchini is Data Driven

Ron Bianchini is on his third successful startup venture with Avere Systems, the North Side data-storage firm that played a critical, if unsung, role in the Academy Award-winning movie “Gravity” and dozens of other recent blockbusters. While Avere’s global reputation is exploding in film and other industries, its CEO is determined to keep and grow the company close to home.

40 Under 40: 2014

In their own ways, the 40 men and women we introduce here show us daily how we can ensure that Pittsburgh is deserving of its Most Livable City title.

Big Money, Big Questions

Thanks to Pittsburgh’s foundations, we survived the steel crash and fought our way out of the Great Recession. Now, after recent shakeups at some of the region’s major philanthropic organizations, what lies ahead in Pittsburgh’s big-monied world of giving?

Made in Pittsburgh

The city of steel always has been known for its industry – what we make. Today, that defining characteristic expands beyond manufacturing into every aspect of modern life.

Who Are Pittsburgh's Best Professors?

Whether they’re humanizing robots or illuminating human history, some of the finest minds working in higher education today can be found in Pittsburgh.

Pedal Power

Michael Brown’s creates bicycles for those who can't ride a traditional set of wheels.

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40 Under 40: 2014

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