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The incoming first-year class is one of the most diverse and brightest on paper, with an all-time high of 45 percent of the class being female.
Lojacono, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon's School of Art, recently won $100,000 in Pittsburgh's Experienced Dreamers contest, a national competition that invited entrepreneurs 45 years of age or older to submit proposals to launch their dream venture in Pittsburgh.
Not exactly, but Andrew W. Lo, director of MIT's Laboratory for Financial Engineering, argues that financial engineers could harness the power of global markets to open up the billions of dollars needed to support the next generation of medical research.
Eshleman, an American poet, translator and editor, will share rare images and discuss his study of Ice Age cave art of Lascaux in the Dordogne region at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20 in Porter Hall 100 (Gregg Hall) as part of the Victor M. Bearg Science and Humanities Scholars Speaker Series.
It's an all-too-familiar scene that Priya Narasimhan and her team of graduate students aim to resolve with new technology, which they hope will improve the experience for consumers as well as sales staff and retail managers.
University photographer Tim Kaulen and 21 other artists of the Industrial Arts Co-op recently created two 20-foot tall steelworker sculptures for the South Side Riverfront Park near the 18th Street boat launch.