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  1. Pittsburgh researchers use light on animal brains to study mental disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... scientists like Dr. Ahmari can then see how that changes the animals' behavior. The work of this University of Pittsburgh psychiatrist is part of the fast-growing field of optogenetics, in which scientists have figured out how to insert genes for ...

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  2. Wastewater disposal solution eludes shale gas industryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... water somewhere else or reuse it, which is what we're seeing now," said Radisav Vidic, chair of the University of Pittsburgh's civil and environmental engineering program and a leading researcher on management of gas drilling waste. Recycling ...

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  3. Heartstrings: the best ads play to our emotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    But if advertisers want to get the most bang for their buck -- a 30-second ad this year costs $4.5 million -- they ought to forget the big names and invest in emotional appeals to their customers, according to University of Pittsburgh marketing professor Nicole Verrochi Coleman. Advertisements that connect emotionally with a viewer are more effective at influencing behavior than using a celebrity, and the companies that understand how to connect with their consumers' feelings are going to be big winners, she said.

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  4. Avoiding taxes: A fast-tracked scheme will help only nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post-gazette.com

    ... acres worth $1.6 billion based on the 2002 assessment and 86 percent of it exempt from taxes. The University of Pittsburgh was second with $1 billion in property. Communities certainly benefit from the jobs, economic activity and mission of such ...

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  5. Jessica Monocello, Matthew JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Erie Times News

    ... received her bachelor's degree in nursing from Duquesne University in 2008 and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a master's degree in nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2012. She is currently employed by UPMC Community Provider ...

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  6. Black pharmacy student from Pittsburgh served nation, fought for equality in World War I protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Post-gazette.com

    ... black men who served during the war. Mr. Jefferson was a 22-year-old pharmacy student at the University of Pittsburgh when he was drafted in 1917. He soon discovered that African-American soldiers for the most part would be assigned to support and ...

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  7. Coroner: Researcher's cyanide death was suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Philly.com

    A coroner has concluded that the death of a western Pennsylvania medical researcher found to have cyanide in her body last fall was a suicide. Authorities in Allegheny said co-workers found 35-year-old Nicole Kotchey of Ross Township on the floor of her office at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Magee-Womens Hospital in November.

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  8. M.E. rules death of Magee-Womens Hospital researcher suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WPXI

    ... the April 2013 fatal cyanide poisoning of UPMC neurologist Dr. Autumn Klein, whose husband, former University of Pittsburgh researcher Dr. Robert Ferrante, was convicted of first-degree murder in her death in November. He is scheduled to be ...

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  9. Muslims defy terror messageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... never come across any video, email, message" where such views were discussed, said Wasi Mohamed, a University of Pittsburgh student who helps coordinate the food pantry program. Radicalization, he said, seems to be taking place in isolated groups or ...

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  10. Brenda Gibson seeks magistrate p...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Times Observer

    Gibson was born and raised in Clarendon and is the daughter of Thomas E. Walters Sr. and the late Betty L. Walters. She is a 1982 graduate of Sheffield Jr.-Sr. High School, a 1996 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Accounting and Business Management.

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  11. Brenda Gibson seeks magistrate positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times Observer

    Gibson was born and raised in Clarendon and is the daughter of Thomas E. Walters Sr. and the late Betty L. Walters. She is a 1982 graduate of Sheffield Jr.-Sr. High School, a 1996 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Accounting and Business Management.

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  12. Obituary: James Davis Morton / Attorney was early investor for the Pittsburgh PenguinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... attaining as soon as he got out of the Navy. He earned a degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh, then earned his law degree in 1954, graduating summa cum laude. That led to employment with Buchanan Ingersoll, where Mr. ...

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  13. Shawn Slocum Fired: Packers Release Special Teams CoordinatorRead the original story

    Yesterday | Acme Packing Company

    ... ranked the unit 32nd in their annual rankings. McCarthy and Slocum were coaches together at the University of Pittsburgh in 1990. McCarthy was the school's quarterbacks coach while Slocum was a graduate assistant. Their relationship has been strong ...

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  14. Upper Allegheny Health System Elects Board OfficersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bradford Today

    ... terms are: Livingston Alexander, Ph.D., President, University of Pittsburg at Bradford, and University of Pittsburgh at Titusville; Jeff Belt, President, SolEpoxy Inc.; Thomas Buffamante, Partner, Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, PC; Mr. Digel and Ms. ...

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  15. DeAndre Simmons to return to Bromeley Family TheaterRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bradford Today

    Fresh from a performance at Carnegie Hall in honor of Marilyn Horne's 81st birthday, American bass DeAndre Simmons will return to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Feb. 6 for a recital in Bromeley Family Theater. Tickets for the concert, which will begin at 8 p.m., are $12 and $16 for the public and $5 for all students.

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  16. Black History Month at Pitt-Bradford has discussions, entertainmentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bradford Today

    The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is marking February as Black History Month with series of discussions, entertainment and other events. Events are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted.

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  17. Cabin Fever Cures for This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Altoona Mirror

    ... he instructs West African dance at Carnegie Mellon University and the African Drum Ensemble at the University of Pittsburgh. He also conducts drum and dance workshops throughout the region. And a State College favorite returns to the Altoona area on ...

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  18. Ethicists question impact of hospital advertisingRead the original story

    Friday | Science Daily

    ... piece published in JAMA Internal Medicine , Carnegie Mellon University's Alex John London and the University of Pittsburgh's Yael Schenker question the impact of health information that is available online, specifically hospital advertisements. ...

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  19. Acne Gel Aczone Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors WarnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Drugs.com

    ... her meds and herbal supplements," said Dr. Greg Swartzentruber, a medical toxicology fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. "And we couldn't come up with a cause, even after interviewing her and her family. Aczone was just never ...

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  20. People for Feb. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Evening Sun

    Haley Frederick, Hanover High School Class of 2014, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at the University of Pittsburgh, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Frederick, majoring in English writing, earned a 3.70 grade point average in the first semester of her freshman year.

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