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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Architectural rendering of the approved Pitt’s BioForge Biomanufacturing Center.

BioForge project officially approved for construction

By Bella Markovitz, Senior Staff Writer October 4, 2023
The Pittsburgh Planning Commission officially approved construction plans for Pitt’s BioForge Manufacturing Center on Sept. 29. The BioForge is located on the Hazelwood Green site, which is also the home of Carnegie Mellon University’s Manufacturing Futures Institute at Mill 19 and is the center of Pitt’s proposed “Bio Valley.”
A rendering of the planned BioForge center in Hazelwood.

University unveils design and plans for new BioForge center

By Ryleigh Lord, News Editor July 12, 2023

Pitt unveiled the design and architectural plans for BioForge, a new biomanufacturing center in the Hazelwood neighborhood.  The building is set to be 185,000 square feet, with two stories and a penthouse,...

Co-op brings solar panels to low-income homes in Allegheny County

Co-op brings solar panels to low-income homes in Allegheny County

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer July 12, 2022
For Terry Fuller, a resident of Hazelwood, solar power has long been a dream “just out of reach.” Fuller has received estimates for solar panels, but they’ve all been too expensive. After getting a new roof, she’s excited for a new solar opportunity.
Joe Biden visited Pittsburgh on Monday afternoon and spoke in the Citys Hazelwood neighborhood.

Joe Biden visits Pittsburgh in first campaign stop since DNC

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor August 31, 2020
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden visited Pittsburgh on Monday afternoon in his first major campaign stop since the Democratic National Convention last month.
Courtesy of Nick Mullen

Hazelwood on the verge of change

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer May 31, 2016

A walk down Hazelwood’s Second Avenue gives off vibes of a changing neighborhood. Zipcars are parked in front of the neighborhood branch of the Carnegie Library, which was relocated in 2014 to a newly...

A melodic restoration: Thrival Festival aims to restore Hazelwood

A melodic restoration: Thrival Festival aims to restore Hazelwood

By Brady Langmann / Staff Writer September 23, 2015

Of the three producers behind this weekend’s Thrival Innovation and Music Festival, not one has a background in the music industry. Executive producer Dan Law once focused in foreign policy with a master’s...

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