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Ellen Moran named as new vice chancellor

Pitt named Ellen Moran its new Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications and Marketing on Thursday. Moran formerly worked as communications director under President Barack Obama from 2008-2009. (Photo via Pitt Office of University Communications)

By Grant Burgman | News Editor

May 11, 2018

Pitt announced Thursday its communications department has a new leader with Ellen Moran, now vice chancellor for strategic communications and marketing. Moran previously served as President Barack Obama’s communications director from November 2008 to April 2009. Moran, who has been working the position sin...

Being a good roommate is easy: just be open

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By Andrea Spatig | For The Pitt News

May 30, 2017

There’s the roommate that has super loud FaceTime conversations with their significant other, the one who never showers and spews an unfavorable odor wherever they go, the one who is too clingy and over-involved in your life and the one that snores like a chainsaw or talks in their sleep through th...

Column: When hitting the sheets, communication makes it easy

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By Christian Snyder, Columnist

May 30, 2017

If there’s one thing that movies get right about college, it’s that people have sex. In fact, in one study published in the Review of General Psychology, over 60 percent of college students in North America reported having some kind of sexual “hookup” experience. But of course, there’s ...

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