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Pittwire Debuts as University News Source

Pittwire is the official news source of the University of Pittsburgh, devoted to telling the story of Pitt and its people by delivering the most strategically significant and engaging news of the University.

Polio Vaccine Pioneer Dies at 96

Best known for his work with Jonas Salk developing the first effective polio vaccine, Julius Youngner's career in science spanned more than 60 years, influenced a generation of virologists and saved innumerable lives.
Humane Society Chef Wanda White offers up a large whip of aquafaba meringue cookie batter for the Pitt Dining chefs to sample.

With Millennials Eating Less Meat, Campus Chefs Up Their Vegan Cooking Skills

In one-on-one sessions with Dining Services staff, food committee meetings and on social media, students have voiced interest and requests for more dishes that don’t contain meat.
Journalists Ellen Nakashima and Andrei Soldatov answered several questions from the audience.

Cybersecurity Experts Discuss Russian Hacking

Discussion ranged from early cybercriminals to how espionage has evolved to just how secure our iPhones are today