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Posvar renovations feature updated classrooms

Students study in one of the newly renovated rooms in Posvar Hall, designed to be a study space. (TPN File photo)

By Thompson Wymard | For The Pitt News

February 6, 2018

Erika Gold Kestenberg is quite familiar with Posvar Hall — she spent time studying there as a student in the ’90s, and now works there. The associate director of educator development and practice Urban Scholars Program coordinator for the School of Education doesn’t miss the building’s old design...

Retro Oakland: taking a look at Pitt campus buildings

Langley Hall after an explosion in 1977. (Photos via ULS Archives)

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor

August 21, 2017

Students walk down Fifth and Ruskin Avenues and pass Langley Hall every day, but many have no idea that two people died in an explosion in that very building about 40 years ago. In The Pitt News’ New Student Guide that was published earlier in the summer, I started a series — Retro Oakland — that f...

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