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‘Why are they angry with us?’: Larry Davis talks systemic racism

Dr. Larry Davis and Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg spoke at an event called “Will Race Always Matter?” on Tuesday.
September 28, 2020
Davis — the founding director of Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems, as well as dean emeritus of the School of Social Work — talked about his book and issues surrounding race at the “Will Race Always Matter?” lecture Tuesday evening. The event was hosted by the CRSP, Thornburgh Forum, the University Honors College, the Institute of Politics and the School of Social Work.

NYT columnist Bari Weiss stops in Pittsburgh on book tour

Bari Weiss, opinion staff editor and writer for the New York Times, speaks about her book “How to Fight Anti-Semitism” at Chatham’s Campbell Memorial Chapel.
November 5, 2019
Bari Weiss is a Squirrel Hill native, a controversial New York Times columnist and, according to The Jerusalem Post, the 7th most influential Jew in the world.

Pitt releases list of 25 highest-paid non-officer employees

Coach Narduzzi is the highest-paid non-officer employee at Pitt.
June 4, 2019
Pitt released a list of its 25 highest-paid non-officer employees for fiscal year 2018, with Patrick Narduzzi, the men’s football coach, topping out at more than $3 million.

Career politician shares experiences from the Capitol

Former congressman Charles Dent speaks about his time in the House of Representatives at Monday evening’s “American Politics in the New World Order” event.
February 26, 2019
Charles Dent, a former U.S. congressman and career politician, shared 28 years worth of stories from the heart of America’s highest ranking political circles to the nearly 200 people who packed Ballroom B of the University Club Monday night.
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