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Volume 39 Issue 15

JURIST Conference: Law & media in the age of the Internet >

April 5th, 2007

How has the introduction of new media — the Internet, online publications, blogging — affected the way the law is decided, disseminated and reported? That was the main theme of a panel discussion, “Law and Media in the Age of the Internet,” that was part of the day-long conference celebrating 10 years of JURIST, Pitt’s […]

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JURIST Conference: Law & the media: Convergence or collision? >

April 5th, 2007

“As a matter of process, the law and the web are a wonderful blend of content and technology, perhaps one of the best examples of the merit of the Internet: The law is vast and the Internet is endless,” said Emmy Award-winning former CNN broadcast journalist Charles Bierbauer. Now dean of the College of Mass […]

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Pittsburgh pulls in new car-sharing program >

April 5th, 2007

Borrowing the car soon could have a new meaning in Pittsburgh and it doesn’t involve asking Dad for the keys. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP) is taking the lead in bringing car-sharing to town. Seattle-based Flexcar anticipates a spring launch of its service as part of its plan to expand its business in the eastern […]

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Books, Journals & More >

April 5th, 2007

BOOKS ARTS and SCIENCES The Architecture of Aftermath by Terry Smith, history of art and architecture. The University of Chicago Press. Before Renaissance: Planning in Pittsburgh, 1889-1943 by Edward Muller, history, and John F. Bauman, University of Southern Maine. University of Pittsburgh Press. This book examines a half-century during which progressive planners, public officials and […]

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Books, Journals & More/ A closer look: Dana Killmeyer >

April 5th, 2007

An unnamed narrator is mucking horse manure on a farm in the Everglades. “We all have to start somewhere,” she’s told by her companion and mentor, Beau. This is how readers are introduced into a disconcerting, but enticing world of flora and fauna, ‘gators and iguanas, dogs and ibises, by Pitt staff member Dana Killmeyer […]

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Books, Journals & More/ A closer look: Kevin Ewert >

April 5th, 2007

“Any director worth his or her salt knows putting together a production of Shakespeare is not telling a story, not even the story, but it’s looking for what are the stories, the possibilities of interpretation, the multiple voices, the decisions, which lead to how we are to engage an audience,” said Kevin Ewert. Ewert’s new […]

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