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Primanti Bros., iconic Pittsburgh sandwich-makers, to ship nationwide (+video)
Oct 23, 2014 • Christian Science MonitorPrimanti Bros., the famous chain of sandwich shops located mainly in Pittsburgh, Pa., announced Thursday that the sandwiches will now be delivered nationwide. For the uninitiated, Primanti Bros. sandwiches typically feature Italian bread, between which ... More
University of Pittsburgh study links toxic air pollutant exposure to autism ...
Oct 22, 2014 • State JournalPreliminary results released Oct. 22 from a University of Pittsburgh study indicate there is a correlation between exposure to toxic air pollutants during pregnancy and a child's early years of life and the development of autism spectrum disorders ... More
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Launches Initiative to Emphasize ...
Oct 22, 2014 • GlobeNewswire (press release)PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - At a time when the national concussion conversation instills fear and uncertainty among parents and athletes at all levels, the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program is working to ... More
Jury selection begins in trial of Pa. professor accused in wife's cyanide death
Oct 21, 2014 • Allentown Morning CallUniversity of Pittsburgh professor Robert Ferrante, 66, is accused of using cyanide he ordered through his medical research lab to kill his 41-year-old wife, Autumn Klein, a successful neurologist. University of Pittsburgh professor Robert Ferrante, 66 ... More
Business Briefs: University of Pittsburgh gets grant for nuclear safety
Oct 22, 2014 • Pittsburgh Post-GazetteResearchers at the University of Pittsburgh were awarded a $987,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Nuclear Energy University Programs to develop a fiber optical sensor network to improve safety in nuclear power reactors. The university will ... More
Howard Hanna family donates $1M for business student scholarships at ...
Oct 24, 2014 • Tribune-ReviewThe Howard Hanna family has endowed two scholarships with a $1 million gift to the University of Pittsburgh's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration. The scholarships, which will provide need-based financial ... More
Carnegie Mellon, University of Pittsburgh Celebrate 20 Years of Advancing ...
Oct 8, 2014 • NorthcentralPa.comPITTSBURGH, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the end of September, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy recognized neuroscience research programs at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh for their ... More
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education hopeful enrollment drop is abating
Oct 10, 2014 • Pittsburgh Post-GazetteThe appropriation vote came hours after it was revealed that the University of Pittsburgh will seek a 14.7 percent boost in its base state appropriation to $156.3 million for fiscal year 2015-16. State System chairman Guido Pichini, among others, said ... More