On Location at the Quality of Life Technology Center
A unique collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, the Quality of Life Technology Center (QoLT) at Bakery Square is working to make life easier for people with disabilities and older adults. QoLT brings together the word-class assets of both [...]
The work of further aligning education with workforce development moves forward this month, as the Energy Innovation Center’s first training sessions begin.
The center, or EIC, is a collaboration of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory, the Pittsburgh region’s research universities, economic development organizations and corporations, including Eaton Corp., [...]
Despite a brewing Hurricane Sandy, chemical engineers from all over the world – some 6,000 men and women, including about 1,600 students – blew into Pittsburgh for the week-long American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) 2012 Annual Meeting, held Oct. 28 – Nov. 2 at the David L. Lawrence [...]
Pittsburgh has inspired and enabled great achievements by pioneers in environmental justice, medicine, art and sports. You can learn more here, but a sampling is below.
Kenya-born Wangari Maathai was a global leader on environmental and anti-poverty issues. She earned a master’s degree in biology from the University of Pittsburgh and received the 2004 Nobel [...]
Most revolutions don’t get started in a garden – let alone a green rooftop edible garden. But that’s where the call to action in Pittsburgh was made this morning during the first official event of the 2012 One Young World Summit, which brings 1,000 up-and-coming leaders from 190 countries to Pittsburgh for [...]
ImaginePittsburghNow, the blog of the Allegheny Conference, welcomes the 1,000+ delegates to the One Young World summit with this short video “flipbook” of some of the people and places that we love about our ‘burgh.
While Pittsburgh is composed of 88 distinctive, vibrant neighborhoods, this three-minute video highlights just a few that OYW [...]
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