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4 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Show features ghost signs of Pittsburgh

In a city like Pittsburgh, history is inescapable. And that's no more true than at Pittsburgh Filmmakers Galleries in Oakland where the current exhibit "Palimpsests: Ghost Signs of Pittsburgh" displays approximately 150 documentary photographs of fading signs captured in as many locations in and around the city.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Strip District (Pittsburgh, PA), Wilkinsburg, PA, Photography, Arts

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Higher Ed's Trademark Track

Colleges and universities have been amassing a trove of registered trademarks in recent years-and not just for the traditional marks that represent their names and athletic team insignias.


Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, University, FL, University of South Carolina, University of South Florida, Cornell College

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Law firms, corporate legal departments largest employers of 2013 local law school grads

The majority of 2013 graduates of Pittsburgh-area law schools were hired by law firms, according to a report by the American Bar Association.


Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Inspiring Minds holds annual gala

The goal of Inspiring Minds, an organization dedicated to bettering the lives of underrepresented youths in Warren, is to eliminate excuses and road blocks to success, and Saturday, that mission was celebrated.


Related Topix: Warren, OH, Johnson C. Smith University, Alabama A&M University, Kent State University

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Run for Ryan celebrates life of local soldier killed in Afghanistan

Hundreds of people came together Saturday to remember a local soldier killed in the line of duty.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

Toledo Blade

Religion scholars go into, behind, and beyond Scripture

Religion scholars are an eclectic group. They seem to really love their subject - not just the academic aspect, but its sacredness, too.


Related Topix: Ohio Northern University, Northwestern University, Bowling Green State University, Cleveland, OH

Wed Apr 09, 2014


How Is Scientific Sampling Done? Duquesne to Demonstrate Methods for Monitoring at Wingfield Pines

How do scientists monitor water quality? What processes do they use to remediate contaminated water and land? How do they study fish? Curious adults and children are invited to see science in action on Saturday, April 12, when Duquesne University, in collaboration with the Allegheny Land Trust , present Science: A Day with Duquesne at Wingfield ... (more)


Related Topix: Upper St. Clair, PA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

POP City

Spring Redd Up set to collect 300 tons of trash

A dozen years ago, Boris Weinstein's began a personal campaign to clean up litter in Shadyside.


Related Topix: Butler, PA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Business Journal

Duquesne University gets $1.4M research grant

Duquesne University's new biomedical engineering initiative has received a five-year $1.4 million grant to capture and analyze skin cancer cells.


Sun Apr 06, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Eye on Research: Professor wins grant to study sun's magnetic field

You may have heard you shouldn't look directly at the sun, but that's exactly what Jason Jackiewicz does for a living.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, New Mexico State University, Boston College

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Story of Jesus comes to life

Jesus, played by Anthony Mari, struggles under the weight of the cross. The Catholic Church of St. Ann will present 'Living Stations of the Cross' on April 11. While most churches display the 14 stations of the cross as still images on plaques or carvings, St. Ann's treatment brings those pictures to life.


Evening Sun

Duquesne University dean's list

Joshua Noel of Littlestown, a 2012 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, was named to the fall 2013 dean's list at Duquesne University.


Related Topix: Littlestown, PA

Tue Apr 01, 2014

All About Jazz

Justin DiCioccio -- Tribute To Sammy Nestico at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

On Monday March 24th Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola was the again the scene of a memorable big band concert from the Manhattan School of Music Concert Jazz Band under the direction of Justin DiCioccio.


Related Topix: Manhattan School of Music, Jazz, Count Basie

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Abraham S. - Brownie' - Abe' Brown

He was born in Homestead, son of Sam and Mary Brown. On June 11, 1950, he married Lula Mary Nassif in Altoona.


Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, Montgomery Village, MD, Saint Vincent College, Penn State University Park, Anne Arundel County, MD

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Investor's case gives Pitt law students a chance to make a case to the nation's highest court

When Laurence Stone cried foul after losing big time in a Bear Stearns hedge fund that invested in mortgage-backed securities, the suburban Philadelphia investor got no love from a panel of arbitrators who unanimously threw out his $7.6 million claim.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, University of Pittsburgh, US News, US Supreme Court

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

On campus a " 3/28

Ryan D. Roth of Lebanon, a computer-aided product design student at Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, recently earned an industry certification related to Autodesk, a leading producer of computer-aided drafting and design software.


Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, Williamsport, PA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt, Duquesne students to receive Goldwater Scholarship

Three Duquesne University students and one University of Pittsburgh student are among those selected for Goldwater Scholarships for 2014-15.


Related Topix: University of Pittsburgh

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Courier News

Central Jersey community events

The group represents America's longest-running multicultural song and dance company.


Related Topix: Fanwood, NJ, Union County, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Hunterdon County, NJ, Milford, NJ

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Prenatal yoga instructor expands business to meet growing demands

When her son was a toddler, Deena Blumenfeld started teaching yoga, partly out of a need for adult contact.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga

Tue Mar 25, 2014


Jim Hightower: The Symbolism of One Adjunct Professor's Death

Margaret Mary died last summer at age 83 - and her death has turned her name into an emotional rallying cry for adjunct college teachers who're seeking justice from their schools.