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Global Entrepreneurship Week Comes to Pitt

Global Entrepreneurship Week Comes to Pitt

By Karen Woolstrum

November 13, 2019

All through high school and college, he worked on his soccer skills. Then there’s his wide-ranging collection of sheet music consisting of just about anything – from jazz to classical to rock. Above all, there are the companies he’s founded in his spare time. “Never become an entrepreneur...

Innovation (and ice cream) is on the menu at upcoming Big Idea kickoff

Innovation (and ice cream) is on the menu at upcoming Big Idea kickoff

By Michael Yeomans

September 24, 2019

Do you have an idea that can change the world and need help bringing it to life? Or if you don’t have a big idea, would you like to help another student who does? Either way, the Big Idea Center at the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute is Pitt’s home for innovation and entrepreneurship...

Why — and Where — to Get a College Job

Why — and Where — to Get a College Job

By PNC Financial Services Group

September 24, 2019

PNC is a registered mark of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (“PNC”). ©2018 The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. All rights reserved. PNC Bank, National Association. Member FDIC UNV PDF 0618-071-830802 Why do so many college students work? Money. The most obvious reason to get a...

Pitt Marketing Class Launches “You’ve Earned It” Campaign for 2019 Acura ILX

Pitt Marketing Class Launches “You’ve Earned It” Campaign for 2019 Acura ILX

By Nick Zarras, Business Writer

April 23, 2019

Students of Pitt Business’s Projects in Marketing class have launched “You’ve Earned It,” their new campaign for the brand new 2019 Acura ILX. Taught by Professor Robert Gilbert, students have the opportunity to apply their marketing knowledge in the real world. Competing against s...

THE INNOVATION INSTITUTE: Randall Family Big Idea Competition Deadline Fast Approaching

THE INNOVATION INSTITUTE: Randall Family Big Idea Competition Deadline Fast Approaching

By Nicholas Zarras

February 7, 2019

The end of January marks the arrival of the Big Idea Center’s largest event of the school year; the Randall Family Big Idea Competition and the opportunity for Pitt students of any level from anywhere in the university to compete to win $100,000 in cash prizes. The Big Idea Competition...

THE INNOVATION INSTITUTE: Ready to Kick Off 2019 with Big Idea Blitz and She Innovates

THE INNOVATION INSTITUTE: Ready to Kick Off 2019 with Big Idea Blitz and She Innovates

By Nick Zarras

January 8, 2019

2019 is here, and students will arrive on campus in early January ready to get the spring semester underway. Luckily for any entrepreneurs on campus, the Innovation Institute’s Big Idea Center will host two events in January, both leading up the highly anticipated Randall Family Big Idea C...

THE INNOVATION INSTITUTE: Global Entrepreneurship Week Comes to Pitt

THE INNOVATION INSTITUTE: Global Entrepreneurship Week Comes to Pitt

By Nick Zarras, Contributor

November 14, 2018

Next week marks the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), for which people in more than 170 countries take part in thousands of events and competitions to inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity. Beginning on Monday, Nov. 12, Pitt will partner with Carnegie Mellon to host several in...

Lab Naturals PCR: A possible solution to your anxiety

Lab Naturals PCR: A possible solution to your anxiety

By Nicholas Zarras, Contributor

November 1, 2018

The Fall 2018 semester has already surpassed the halfway mark, and Pitt students are in the midst of tough midterms, challenging projects and a seemingly never-ending amount of miscellaneous work. As we get into the last stretch, finals are fast approaching, and stress and anxiety levels aroun...

Sponsored Content: WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: Salud says “hello” to healthy eating and a healthier you

Sponsored Content: WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: Salud says “hello” to healthy eating and a healthier you

By Julia Lee

April 4, 2018

This article is the first of a three-part series in collaboration with Salud Juicery. This article will cover an overview of health and wellness, the way food can impact you and your lifestyle, and how the changes we make in our lives can improve our overall wellness. Salud Juicery is a juice and smoothie shop w...

Sponsored Content: WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: Pilates proves to improve mental and physical fitness

Sponsored Content: WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: Pilates proves to improve mental  and physical fitness

By Julia Lee

April 4, 2018

Pilates, to the uninitiated, is merely another hot fitness trend that’s been hyped by celebs and other notables, but the Method’s longevity proves it’s more than a fad. It’s a system of conditioning exercises that was specifically designed to enhance physical strength, flexibility and balance, while...

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