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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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Statue of Dr. Thomas Starzl wearing solar eclipse glasses on the Cathedral of Learning lawn.

Astronomy department gives recommendations for Monday’s eclipse

By Nate Yonamine, Contributing Editor April 5, 2024
With the solar eclipse hitting Pittsburgh on the afternoon of Monday, April 8, members of Pitt’s Department of Physics and Astronomy provide safety tips and recommendations to first-time eclipse viewers. People must wear solar eclipse glasses to view the eclipse safely.
A student puts in an earplug.

New study through Pitt School of Medicine developing medication to treat noise-induced hearing loss

By Kelly McPoyle, Staff Writer March 1, 2024
Researchers at Pitt have recently discovered that medication could be used to help alleviate temporary or permanent hearing loss from noise. 
Members of Pitt’s space initiative pose for a photo in Allegheny Observatory.

Pitt space initiative joins Keystone Space collaborative

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer February 16, 2024
Pitt’s Space Initiative, 45 researchers with interests in space, recently joined the Keystone Space Collaborative. The collaborative connects industry and academia in the Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio region. 
Students, professors reflect on one year of ChatGPT 

Students, professors reflect on one year of ChatGPT 

By Patrick Diana, Staff Writer January 26, 2024
Since ChatGPT’s introduction, questions surrounding its use in the classroom have arisen. One year later, professors and students at Pitt have begun to incorporate ChatGPT into their academic life. 
A rendering of the planned BioForge center in Hazelwood.

University unveils design and plans for new BioForge center

By Ryleigh Lord, News Editor July 12, 2023

Pitt unveiled the design and architectural plans for BioForge, a new biomanufacturing center in the Hazelwood neighborhood.  The building is set to be 185,000 square feet, with two stories and a penthouse,...

Dr. Marielle Gross, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and member of Pitt’s Center for Bioethics and Health Law.

Dr. Marielle Gross creates novel approach for patients’ ownership of biosamples through “De-Bi” app

By Srinidhi Gopalan, For 51ӰԺ June 14, 2023
Dr. Marielle Gross, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and member of Pitt’s center for Bioethics and Law, recently piloted her new app, “De-Bi,” that takes a personalized approach to biobanking.
Pitt Hydroponics members.

‘Grow food anywhere’: Pitt Hydroponics works to make farming accessible

By Donata Massimiani, Contributing Editor January 13, 2023
Pitt Hydroponics is a club that builds and designs hydroponic systems and grows plants using those systems.
Rory Cooper, Pitt professor and recent National Inventor Hall of Fame inductee.

Pitt professor inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor January 12, 2023
Rory Cooper, a professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, got named to the 50th class of the National Inventors Hall of Fame for inventions in mobility technology, according to Pittwire.
Pitt’s solar farm under-construction near Pittsburgh International Airport.

Gaucho Solar project to replace 18% of Pitt’s electricity with clean, renewable energy

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer November 4, 2022
Pitt and Vesper Energy partnered to create the Gaucho Solar project, which entails building a 68-acre solar farm near the Pittsburgh International Airport.
Inside of an operating room during a surgery.

Pitt researchers discuss operating room sustainability practices

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer July 22, 2022
Combating climate change in the healthcare sector is especially important for Melissa Belic, professor in civil and environmental engineering and co-director of the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation.
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