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Pitt Law adjunct professor resigns over racial slur

A Pitt Law adjunct professor announced his resignation Wednesday after using a racial slur.
October 16, 2020
A Pitt Law adjunct professor announced his resignation Wednesday after using a racial slur in class. The professor, who has not been named, used the “n-word” during an in-class discussion regarding a case study containing offensive language.

Pitt remembers professor, jazz icon Geri Allen

Geri Allen, a renowned jazz musician and the Director of Jazz Studies at Pitt, passed away on June 27. (Photo via PittWire)
July 5, 2017

Geri Allen, who made a profound impact on both the jazz genre and her students at Pitt, died of cancer on June 27 in Philadelphia. She was 60. Born and raised in Detroit, Allen studied at Howard University...

Cooking up mystery: Kathleen George reflects on her recent book

Photo Courtesy of Kathleen George.
June 13, 2017

One hundred years after the Johnstown Flood, a fictional 104-year-old survivor feels sure her twin sister is still alive and, once she reveals this long-kept secret to two journalists, their stories begin...

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