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Pitt professor Nicole Mitchell awarded $50,000 fellowship

Pitt professor Nicole Mitchell awarded $50,000 fellowship

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

January 23, 2020

Nicole Mitchell, chair of Pitt’s jazz studies program, was awarded a $50,000 USA Fellowship from United States Artists

The ‘Art’ of Storytelling: Pitt students find their voice by combining art and social media businesses

The ‘Art’ of Storytelling: Pitt students find their voice by combining art and social media businesses

By Emma Maurice, Senior Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

For some Pitt students, a love of crafting, art and storytelling has manifested itself into a small business that generates them more than some extra cash — it’s helping them connect with their families and build lasting friendships.

Creative Research Exhibition showcases work from summer 2019 fellowships

Creative Research Exhibition showcases work from summer 2019 fellowships

By Siddhi Shockey, Senior Staff Writer

January 20, 2020

The 11th Annual Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition opened this past Thursday. The exhibition presents the works of six artists who pursued summer research opportunities through the University Honors College.

Mac Miller’s legacy lives on with ‘Circles’

Mac Miller’s legacy lives on with ‘Circles’

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

January 20, 2020

The opening lyrics to Pittsburgh native Mac Miller’s posthumous album “Circles” left me feeling eerie and somber.

Circles: Till Infinity – The Celebration of Mac Miller’s Posthumous Album

January 20, 2020

Over the weekend, hundreds of fans came to a pop-up in the North Side to celebrate the release of Mac Miller's posthumous album, 'Circles'. See what some had to say about how his music impacted their lives.

Column | Shocked but not horrified at the Academy’s nominations

Column | Shocked but not horrified at the Academy’s nominations

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

January 16, 2020

This is another in a long line of horror movies getting completely ignored by one of the most prestigious awarding bodies in the world.

Coming of age across cultures

Coming of age across cultures

By Brinda Vaidya, For the Pitt News

January 16, 2020

Across cultures, ceremonies such as bat and bar mitzvahs and quinceañeras, are a way for young people to celebrate the transition to adulthood.

Stitches for a cause: making knit work with the Fiber Arts Crew

Stitches for a cause: making knit work with the Fiber Arts Crew

By MJ LaRocque, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

What started as one group of people in one small town eight miles outside of Harrisburg, the Fiber Arts Crew is now spread out across the University’s regional campuses.

Review | Figure skater debunks Netflix’s newest drama ‘Spinning Out’

Review | Figure skater debunks Netflix’s newest drama ‘Spinning Out’

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

January 13, 2020

A poster for the new Netflix show “Spinning Out” reads, “It may be cold, but there is no chill.” This might be the perfect way to describe the show, a drama about a 21-year-old figure skater.

Year of creativity brings grant applications to an unprecedented high

Year of creativity brings grant applications to an unprecedented high

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

One major facet of the Year of Creativity is the Year of Creativity Funding Opportunity, which provides grants of up to $5,000 to students and faculty starting creative endeavors during the 2019-20 academic year.

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