The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt Innovation Institute, Randall Family Big Idea Competition ceremony held at the Connolly Ballroom, Thursday, March 23, 2017. 222398

Sponsored Content: The Innovation Institute: Final Round for Startup Competition Draws Dedicated Teams

By Andrew Tindall March 28, 2018

There’s a student startup competition sponsored by Pitt Trustee Bob Randall and Pitt’s Innovation Institute happening right now, and you would not believe the innovation and creativity that the teams...

Todd Yellin, vice president of product at Netflix, spoke to Pitt students and faculty on the seventh floor of Alumni Hall about what he’s learned from working for the internationally acclaimed company. (Photo by Anas Dighriri | Staff Photographer)

Yellin takes Pitt behind the scenes of Netflix

By Remy Samuels | Staff Writer February 27, 2018

It’s 3 a.m. and you’ve just watched two straight seasons of “Stranger Things” in one sitting — even though you have a test later that day. But for Todd Yellin, vice president of product at...

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher speaks at UPMC and Pitts announcement of a research partnership. (Photo by Janine Faust / Contributing Editor)

Pitt, UPMC announce $200 million Immune Transplant and Therapy Center

By Janine Faust / Assistant News Editor February 14, 2018

Jeffrey Romoff, president of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, walked on stage at a century-old abandoned car factory Tuesday afternoon and wondered where some of its necessary facilities were. “This...

Sponsored Content: The Innovation Institute: The next big idea comes from you

By Michael Yeomans February 2, 2018

So you have a great idea for the next great social sharing app. Or maybe a new crowdsourcing platform, medical device or social enterprise? Or maybe you don’t have an idea, but you want to get some hands-on...

(Illustration by Abby Katz | Staff Illustrator)

A new iPhone in a post-innovative age

By Levko Karmazyn | Columnist October 4, 2017

A decade before Apple released the first iPhone, the hottest new technology included the Tamagotchi virtual pocket pet, Motorola's StarTAC — one of the first widely popular cell phones — and the trusty...

GoSafely, a wearable device that can be automated to make emergency calls, is attached to a bag as a keychain. (Photo courtesy of Koby Schmetterling)

Students make safety pocket-sized

By Jaime Weinreb | For The Pitt News September 6, 2017

Knowing to call 911 for help is common knowledge, but it was an impossible task for senior Annmarie Stockinger when she was sexually assaulted in Tower C during her first year at Pitt. Fear rendered...

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