> Urban Focus

Former Cincinnati Health Commissioner to Lead Pitt Center for Health Equity

Former Cincinnati Health Commissioner to Lead Pitt Center for Health Equity    The  University of Pittsburgh Graduate...

 

VisitPITTSBURGH Announces Fall Lineup of Events

Pittsburgh will host a number of noteworthy events leading up to the holiday season, which will provide a lot of options for both visitors and...

 

Risk of a Fatty Heart Linked to Race, Type of Weight Gain in Middle-Aged Women

Risk of a Fatty Heart Linked to Race, Type of Weight Gain in Middle-Aged Women   PITTSBURGH, Aug. 2, 2017  – A...

 

Strategically Enhancing Community Connections Goal of New Duquesne Role

Strategically Enhancing Community Connections Goal of New Duquesne Role Civic leader William Generett, Jr. tapped to lead...

 

CMU Team Wins Fourth “World Series of Hacking" Competition

CMU Team Wins Fourth “World Series of Hacking" Competition By Daniel Tkacik    Email At a time when...

 

Al Gore and the Climate Reality Project to train new activists in Pittsburgh, with support from Heinz Endowments

AL GORE AND THE CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT TO TRAIN NEW ACTIVISTS IN PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, WITH SUPPORT FROM THE HEINZ ENDOWMENTS  ...

 

Greater Pittsburgh ATHENA Awards Finalists Announced

Greater Pittsburgh ATHENA Awards Finalists Announced Regional women who lead through mentorship to be honored at Oct. 2 luncheon...

 

Constance “Connie” Parker Civil Rights Advocate for over Thirty Years Passes Away

Constance “Connie” Parker Civil Rights Advocate for over Thirty Years Passes Away   Penn Hills resident...

 

30 Days a Black Man The Forgotten Story That Exposed the Jim Crow South By Bill Steigerwald

30 Days a Black Man The Forgotten Story That Exposed the Jim Crow South By Bill Steigerwald Foreword by Juan...

 

Allies for Children Responds to GOP Healthcare Repeal Bill Failure

Allies for Children Responds to GOP Healthcare Repeal Bill Failure  Allies for Children is grateful that, in a...

 

Judi Williams Joins Shady Side Academy as Director of Equity, Inclusion & Community Relations

Judi Williams Joins Shady Side Academy as Director of Equity, Inclusion & Community Relations       Judi...

 

Program Aims to Increase Positive Racial Identity in Pittsburgh’s Black Children

Program Aims to Increase Positive Racial Identity in Pittsburgh’s Black Children School of Education staff member...

 

City of Pittsburgh Launches Parcel Map in Burgh's Eye View Application

CITY OF PITTSBURGH LAUNCHES PARCEL MAP IN BURGH'S EYE VIEW APPLICATION Digital map provides easily accessible parcel-level information,...

 

MACHINEQ, Comcast's Enterprise Internet of things service, Expanding to Pittsburgh

MACHINEQ, COMCAST'S ENTERPRISE INTERNET OF THINGS SERVICE, EXPANDING TO 12 MAJOR U.S. MARKETS, Including Pittsburgh Comcast...

 

The Steelers will wear a patch on their jerseys this season to honor Dan Rooney

A tribute to Dan Rooney       The Steelers will wear a patch on their jerseys this season...

 

AGRiMED Leadership Team Paving the Way for Medical Cannabis in PA

AGRiMed Leadership Team Paving the Way for Medical Cannabis in PA PUM  catches up with some of the top Innovators at this...

 

August Wilson Center Announces Janice Burley Wilson as President and CEO

AUGUST WILSON CENTER ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP Janis Burley Wilson named President and CEO        ...

 
 

Distinguished African-American Alumni Honored at Pitt for Service, Achievements

Distinguished African-American Alumni Honored at Pitt for Service, Achievements Five distinguished Pitt alumni were...

 

Sustainability Watch: Internet Access

Sustainability Watch: Internet Access by Pittsburgh Today-PUM Media Partner      Sustainability Watch...

 

Looking at a Deeply Divided America through a 20/20 Lens

Looking at a Deeply Divided America through a 20/20 Lens BY  ELIZABETH HOOVER   ( 20/20: The Studio Museum in...

 

Tawana Cook Purnell Named Executive Director of the Campus School of Carlow University and the Early Learning Center

Tawana Cook Purnell Named Executive Director of the Campus School of Carlow University and the Early Learning Center Pittsburgh Native...

 

Online Service Aiming to Match Moms-to-Be With Doulas Wins Student Pitch Competition

Online Service Aiming to Match Moms-to-Be With Doulas Wins Student Pitch Competition      ...

 

Delta announces Nonstop Service to Boston from Pittsburgh International Airport

Delta announces Nonstop Service to Boston from Pittsburgh International Airport   Delta joins American and JetBlue in offering...

 

Peduto Administration Debuts Online Database of For-Sale City Properties

Peduto Administration Debuts Online Database of For-Sale City Properties Site is searchable by street or citywide map  ...

 

Governor Wolf Denies Trump Administration Request for Voter Information

Governor Wolf Denies Trump Administration Request for Voter Information Governor Tom Wolf sent the following letter today...

 

New Program Supports Pittsburgh Public Schools Valedictorians and Salutatorians

New Program Supports Pittsburgh Public Schools Valedictorians and Salutatorians      ...

 

In Celebration of Olympic Day, Olympians Visit P3R’s Junior Running Camp

In Celebration of Olympic Day, Olympians Visit P3R’s Junior Running Camp Olympians Herbert Douglas, Jr. and Wick Walker visited youth...

 
 

"Mind Field" Aims to Raise Awareness of Subtle Racism

  "MIND FIELD" AIMS TO RAISE AWARENESS OF SUBTLE RACISM By  Julianne Mattera A student-created interactive...

 

Sustainability Watch: Cost of Living by Pittsburgh Today

Sustainability Watch: Cost of Living by  Pittsburgh Today  - June 20, 2017 (PUM Media Partner)    ...

 

Cancer Immunology Leader named Director of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Cancer Immunology Leader named Director of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center         – Robert L. Ferris,...

 

Jahanian Appointed Interim President of Carnegie Mellon University

AHANIAN APPOINTED INTERIM PRESIDENT OF CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY Carnegie Mellon University’s Board of Trustees has appointed...

 

Mayor William Peduto and American Architectural Foundation Release Mobility Summit Report

Mayor William Peduto and American Architectural Foundation Release Mobility Summit Report    ...

 

Peter Brav The 331 Innings Interview

Author Expounds on Latest Labor of Love   Peter Brav The “331 Innings” Interview with Kam...

 

Pens make history with repeat title

Pens make history with repeat title by Sam Kasan  @PensInsideScoop  / Pittsburgh Penguins     June 11th, 2017...

 

Chancellor Gallagher in Science Magazine: Pittsburgh Myth, Paris Reality

Chancellor Gallagher in Science Magazine: Pittsburgh Myth, Paris Reality Chancellor Patrick Gallagher writes in  Science...

 
 

Carnegie Mellon President Stepping Down After 4 Years

SURESH TO STEP DOWN AS PRESIDENT OF CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh will be stepping down from his...

 

Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Paris Climate Accords

 Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Paris Climate Accords   Statement below from Mayor William Peduto on...

 

Living Dangerously

Living Dangerously by  Julia Fraser  - June 1, 2017 (PUM Media Partner)   Air pollution increases regional health...

 

Former Highmark executive appointed interim president of Cheyney University

Cheyney University Gets New Interim President as Dr. Frank G. Pogue Reenters Retirement   May 31, 2017 Dr. Frank G. Pogue (left)...

 

Wheatley, Gainey issue Hunger Challenge for month of June,

Wheatley, Gainey issue Hunger Challenge for month of June,   won’t eat or drink between sunrise and sunset for 30 days...

 

Locally Preferred Alternative selected for Bus Rapid Transit proposal

Locally Preferred Alternative selected for Bus Rapid Transit proposal     After careful consideration and review of public...

 

UPMC CancerCenter to Honor Hillmans with Name Change

UPMC CancerCenter to Honor Hillmans with Name Change The Hillman Cancer Center, the flagship clinical and research facility of...

 

Statement from Mayor Peduto on Supreme Court Ruling on Police Residency

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO ON SUPREME COURT RULING ON POLICE RESIDENCY     PITTSBURGH, PA (May 22, 2017) - Mayor...

 

Hill worked to Support Students, Promote Inclusion at CMU

  HILL WORKED TO SUPPORT STUDENTS, PROMOTE INCLUSION "She was a proponent for diversity before the word became popular"...

 
 

“KEEP THE FAITH, BABY!” GOD IN WARS, WEDDINGS, POLITICS, PULPITS, AND …

“KEEP THE FAITH, BABY!” GOD IN WARS, WEDDINGS, POLITICS, PULPITS, AND …  ...

 

Mayor William Peduto's Administration Seeks to Hire PAEYC to Assist in City Childhood Plans

MAYOR WILLIAM PEDUTO'S ADMINISTRATION SEEKS TO HIRE PAEYC TO ASSIST IN CITY CHILDHOOD PLANS The Pittsburgh Association for the Education of...

 
Calendar

Pittsburgh Urban Media