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Words and images — heartfelt gifts from Pitt students — greet all who pass by a bustling pedestrian plaza in the city's Oakland neighborhood.

Researchers like biologist Maliha Zahid, whose work earned her Pitt’s Emerging Innovator Award, find a supportive environment for taking their projects beyond the lab.

With support from Pitt’s Department of English and the Center for Creativity, Jeanne Marie Laskas sifted through hundreds of citizens’ letters to President Obama, resulting in an acclaimed magazine story and full-length book.