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Homeless identities on display at “Walk On By” exhibit

The exhibit “Walk On By,” sponsored by Northside Common Ministries, will hang in the second floor of Scaife Hall until the end of February.  (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)
February 22, 2018

Renee Rosensteel passed the same homeless man in downtown Pittsburgh multiple times before she could no longer avoid his attention-seeking gestures and decided to stop and introduce herself. “I knew...

Making memories: Pitt students paint portraits for underprivileged children

Jill McDonnell painted Laura Andrea, a girl from Bolivia whose favorite color is pink. Courtesy of Jill McDonnell
April 10, 2017

Jill McDonnell surveyed a set of portrait pictures laid out on a Hillman Library table and picked her next art subject based on their name and favorite color — the only information provided with the...

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