In just four months, the Green Workplace Challenge has dramatically reduced greenhouse gas emissions and saved impressive quantities of water and energy.
The year-long challenge is an initiative organized by Sustainable Pittsburgh to encourage business owners and property managers to use less water, electricity and natural gas in [...]
Pittsburgh’s got big shoes to fill if we want to realize our potential as the new center of American energy – and not just the boots of roustabouts in the shale gas industry. Our region’s writing the book on energy – from coal, natural gas and nuclear, to renewables, smart grid, and green [...]
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (AiP) just turned the corner on a 90-year milestone of educating students, and already it’s considering how to best prepare artists and other creative types to mark their marks when the school turns 100.
The AiP began as The Artist’s League of Pittsburgh in 1921, operating from [...]
Tickets are still available for Friday evening’s “coming out” party of the newly formed Young Leaders Board of the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh.
The Feb. 3 event at Point Park University includes a 6:30 p.m. screening of a much-buzzed-about documentary from the Sundance Film Festival about depictions of women in the media, followed [...]
I caught the national tour of Billy Elliot at the Benedum Tuesday night. The musical, set against the backdrop of a British miners’ strike in the early ’80s, shows young Billy wrestling with societal pressures as well as his love of family in deciding to move to far-away London to study ballet.
It reminded me [...]
November 2011’s TEDx conference in Pittsburgh brought together a dynamic mix of highly accomplished academics, researchers, musicians, filmmakers, social entrepreneurs and civic leaders all under the theme of Power – in its many manifestations. Power, often associated with sheer human or organizational strength, took on a broader meaning at the conference, as the region’s preeminent [...]
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