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George A. Romero on the set of “Knightriders,” filming near Pittsburgh in 1980.

George A. Romero archive finds home at Hillman Library

By Sara Nuss, For The Pitt News May 22, 2019
Known widely as the father of the modern zombie movie, George A. Romero and his legacy have risen again in recent years following the filmmaker’s death in 2017.
(Photo Courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh Library Archives)

GALLERY: Retro Oakland: taking a look at Oakland’s past

By The Pitt News Staff May 29, 2017

From the Great Fire of 1845 that destroyed all of Pitt’s buildings to the demolition of Forbes Field to the 2017 removal of asbestos in the Hillman Library, Pitt has had a tumultuous past. And as...

The Erroll Garner display recently opened in the William Pitt Union | Staff Photographer

Garner, Glaser honored with exhibit

By Noah Coco / for The Pitt News February 3, 2016

Just as Jackie Robinson had Branch Rickey, Pittsburgh native and jazz pianist Erroll Garner had Martha Glaser. The University will unveil a display in the William Pitt Union today that showcases jazz...

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