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This Pitt Law alumnus was the first Black American since Reconstruction to serve as speaker of a state House of Representatives.
The first Black woman to graduate from Pitt's pharmacy school triumphed over racial barriers "with dignity and an effortless grace."
The first African American woman to earn a PhD at Pitt went on to a distinguished educational career spanning four decades.
A tireless fighter for environmental preservation and womens' rights in her native Kenya, this Pitt alumna was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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The Pittwire staff wishes you a beautiful holiday season and happy new year. The newsletter will return to your inbox in January, and we look forward to bringing you more of the University of Pittsburgh’s most interesting and important stories in 2019.
This is a time of enormous grief for our Pittsburgh community. We have lost family members, colleagues, volunteers, teachers and friends, and this reality has left many of us struggling to carry on. But, even within the darkest moments of tragedy, there is a way forward.
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We mourn with those affected by this weekend’s shooting in Squirrel Hill. Pitt has resources available if you or someone you know needs assistance in the face of this tragedy.
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With the end of the spring term comes a change in Pittwire’s publication schedule. New stories will publish on Mondays and Thursdays until the fall term begins in August. The Pittwire staff congratulates all of Pitt’s new graduates and wishes everyone a pleasant summer season.
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The Pittwire staff wishes you a beautiful holiday season and happy new year. The newsletter will return to your inbox in January, and we look forward to bringing you more of the University of Pittsburgh's most interesting and important stories in 2018.