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Kathleen J. Davis was born and raised in the great state of Michigan in a city just north of Detroit. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 2017 with a degree in political science.

As General Assignment Reporter, Kathleen covers a little bit of everything. She also contributes to the Pittsburgh Tech Report and Good Question! series.

Latest by Kathleen Davis/WESA

#NoTechForICE: Carnegie Mellon students urge university to bar Palantir from campus

Immigration and Customs Enforcement used Palantir’s software in an August workplace deportation raid in Mississippi, where nearly 700 people were arrested. 

By Kathleen Davis/WESA

U.S. Steel unveils pledge to cut emissions

U.S. Steel will increase its use of renewable energy and steel scrap recycling
By Kathleen Davis/WESA

Carnegie Mellon researchers developing tech to help college professors be better teachers

A system developed by a Carnegie Mellon University team aims to give educators more data to work with so they can improve their teaching techniques.

By Kathleen Davis/WESA

PNC customers frustrated over restricted access to third party payment apps

For months, PNC Bank customers have complained online that they’re having trouble using third party payment apps like Venmo.

By Kathleen Davis/WESA

Legislation would establish security grants for synagogues and other institutions in Pa.

Two bills moving through the Pennsylvania legislature would establish security grants for religious and community organizations.

By Kathleen Davis/WESA

A day to heal: Community events mark one year since Tree of Life shooting

Sunday marks one year since the Tree of Life synagogue shooting, and several events have been scheduled in an effort to help people grieve and heal. 

By Kathleen Davis/WESA

NASA taps CMU and Pitt researchers to improve 3-D printed parts for planes

NASA’s aviation arm has commissioned researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and other institutions to improve the process of 3-D printing airplane parts.

By Kathleen Davis/WESA

Pittsburgh clergy abuse compensation fund receives a total of 367 claims

"We're months away from finishing our work for the Diocese."
By Kathleen Davis/WESA

Stressed out? A Pa. video game publisher wants to provide chilled-out gaming options

The creator of Whitethorn Digital wants to bring attention to games that are more approachable for new players.
By Kathleen Davis/WESA