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Holger Hoock, British Empire specialist and Pitt history professor, unveils the brutal history rarely examined in the heroic stories of the War of Independence.

Members of the Pitt community joined jazz fans the world over in mourning the death of acclaimed pianist and composer Geri Allen, director of Pitt’s Jazz Studies program.

A discovery by Pitt and UPMC researchers shows that the immune system can be tweaked in order to find and destroy cancer cells more effectively.