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Pitt alumni join students to pressure administration to divest from fossil fuels

“I want to be part of a university that has strong moral values and is going to stand up for what’s right."
By Sarah Schneider/WESA

Pitt-Bradford student receives $50,000 scholarship for HIV and AIDS research

Jariatu Stallone focuses a lot of her research and outreach on eliminating the stigma attached to HIV/AIDS.

By Katie Blackley/WESA

Pitt study finds that docs who get gifts from opioid manufactures prescribe more opioids

Meals, travel, lodging, education, consulting and speakers’ fees: manufactures of opioid medications often treat physicians to expensive gifts, a practice that’s earned increased scrutiny in light of the opioid epidemic. 

By Sarah Boden/WESA

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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

THC breathalyzer in the works at Pitt, but there’s still no solid link with intoxication

The breathalyzer is one of a handful in development across the country, meant to eventually be a tool for law enforcement like an alcohol breathalyzer.

By Kathleen Davis/WESA