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Lantern night shines through the storm
Although stormy weather threatened to wreak havoc on Pitt’s oldest tradition, the lights of Lantern Night continued to burn Sunday night. More than 950 first-year female students gathered in the Cathedral of Learning for Pitt’s 96th annual Lantern Night. At the event, female alumnae serve as flame bearers, lighting the lanterns held by new women […]
Pitt researchers studying bubbles for cancer treatment
Blowing bubbles may seem like child’s play, but Pitt researchers have added another element to the game by filling those bubbles with life-saving medicine. Researchers from UPMC’s Center for Ultrasound Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics are experimenting with sonoporation, a technique that uses microscopic bubbles filled with medicine to treat cancer. In a study published last […]
Pitt women’s soccer tops Xavier, 2-1
After being shut out in its first two home games of the regular season, the Pitt women’s soccer team put numbers on the scoreboard immediately in its Sunday afternoon game against the Xavier Musketeers. The Panthers (1-2-1) eventually defeated the Xavier Musketeers (2-1-1) by a 2-1 score for their first win of 2016. It was […]